What 2020 Census Data Reveals About the Future of HBCU Student Recruitment

Originally posted by Jared Carter Sr. Aug. 13 [HBCUDigest.com] The population of the United States is browner, more metropolitan, and shrinking in numbers according to the 2020 Census data, released earlier this week. The report shows what we’ve all known for the last decade, that the prediction of a minority-white nation in 2045 may arrive…

Xavier University of Louisiana Is Using $150,000 to Prepare Students For Asset Management Careers

How One HBCU Is Using $150,000 to Prepare Students For Asset Management Careers Originally posted by Mirtha Donastorg Aug. 13, 2021 [TPinsights.com] Students returning to Xavier University’s campus this fall will now find a new opportunity:  the New Orleans-based historically Black university has partnered with Victory Capital Management to start an investment club with a…

Here Are Four Ways That HBCUs Can Boost US International Education Outreach

Originally Posted: HBCU Digest – Jared Carter Sr. Jul 27 Officials from the US Department of Education released a blog post this morning outlining its commitment to educational opportunities for students from around the world. Here is what the department is emphasizing in its international approach, which is a complete reversal of most foreign engagement…

Fort Valley State University Erases Nearly $250,000 in Student Debt

Originally Posted: Yahoo Finance Fri, July 30, 2021, 4:41 PM·2 min read More than 200 students with outstanding tuition and fee balances incurred during the 2020-2021 academic year will have debt cleared to a zero balance. Fort Valley, Georgia, July 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fort Valley State University (FVSU) President Dr. Paul Jones announced…

Grambling State Considers Becoming The First HBCU To Offer Women’s Gymnastics

        Originally posted by Vanessa Roberson  July 26, 2021 Grambling State University is in the exploratory process of becoming the first historically Black college and university to offer women’s gymnastics. “Our university leadership is looking at young gymnasts in our community and realizing and understanding the path from toddler gymnastics tumbling to the…

Denzel Washington Family Foundation To Donate $1 Million To Wiley College Debate Team

Originally posted By Vanessa Roberson  July 7, 2021 The debate team at Wiley College has found amazing support in the Denzel Washington Family Foundation. $1 million is heading towards the team’s way over a decade to help them keep up with the history that the team has established since the 1930s. Read the release from…

Clark Atlanta University cancels student account balances for 2020-2021 school year

Clark Atlanta University cancels student account balances for 2020-2021 school year Originally Posted: July 24, 2021 at 11:35 pm EDT By WSBTV.com News Staff ATLANTA — Clark Atlanta University announced this week that they will cancel student account balances from the spring 2020 semester through the summer 2021 semester. University President Dr. George T. French…

EWC in Jacksonville is now Edward Waters University

Originally posted [News 4 Jax] June 30, 2021, 4:11pm Author: Nick Jones JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Edward Waters College in Jacksonville — Florida’s first historically Black college — became Edward Waters University on Wednesday. “It’s exhilarating,” said EWU president A. Zachary Faison. “This has been a long time coming, and so, we are just excited and ecstatic…

Why more college students, athletes are committing to HBCUs

HBCUs are exploding in popularity both in classrooms and on the court. By Abby Cruz (Courtesy of ABC News) It’s the time when high school graduates make that consequential decision: What’s next? Curtis Lawrence has made his choice. Behind those braces and that megawatt smile is a gifted 16-year-old who recently made a tough choice…

Clark Atlanta University and the University of Liberia Host Virtual Signing Ceremony to Establish Partnership of Educational Advancement

Originally Posted [ CISION PR Newswire ] Apr 14, 2021, 19:52 ET On Monday, April 19th at 11:00 a.m. Clark Atlanta University, the University of Liberia, and the Liberian Consulate in the State of Georgia in a spirit of mutual trust and collaboration, will host a virtual signing ceremony marking the continuation of a unique…