The pandemic causes the institution to take serious precautions.
Effective March 23rd Howard University will move to online classes due to CoronaVirus COVID-19 concerns. Howard officials will reevaluate on March 25th to determine if the move should be longer. Dorms will remain open. The University posted the transition on their website which you can see here. https://twitter.com/TheHilltopHU/status/1237799349180084224?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1237799349180084224&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.wusa9.com%2Farticle%2Fnews%2Fhealth%2Fcoronavirus%2Fcoronavirus-howard-canceled%2F65-7c40e084-d510-4a9b-9350-83081a664428 Howard joins Georgetown University and the University […]
After months of negotiation, Congress gave final approval Tuesday for a bill promising to restore more than $250 million a year to the nation’s historically black colleges and universities, along with other institutions that teach large shares of minority students. The House voted 319-96 in favor of the legislation, and the Senate voted hours later […]
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey just made another monumental donation to Morehouse College. On Monday, while visiting the historically Black institution to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Oprah Winfrey Scholars program, the TV juggernaut announced she would be donating an additional $13 million to the school. Her scholarship fund began in 1989 with a $12 million […]
Historically Black Colleges and Universities such as Howard University in Washington DC, Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, and Florida A&M University have been producing leaders for generations. From the Ph.D.’s stepping out of Morehouse College to the lawyers pushing through from Southern University in Louisiana, waving the HBCU flag sends a powerful message! Behind the […]
TODAY WE ARE TALKING ABOUT GRADUATES OF HISTORICALLY BLACK COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, AND STUDENT LOAN DEBT. WHAT IS THE LATEST? A recent article in The Wall Street Journal caught my eye. In it, the authors note that while historically Black colleges and universities have helped millions of Black students achieve financial prosperity, they may now […]
Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text VIP to 71007 to join! After raising nearly $9 million dollars to remain in good standing with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College, Bennett College found a temporary reprieve on Friday, hours after it […]
Morgan State University won a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant.
Updated 2.4.19 11:00 p.m. Bennett College will remain open after raising $8.2 million in an effort to keep the historic women’s college, open since 1873, reports NBCnews.com: Alumnae, like Shawn Hall ’93, joined a committee called Change and Progress for Bennett, which she described as a “brain trust” in an earlier interview with NBC News. “We […]
A former student filed a lawsuit on Monday.
The Howard University College of Medicine opened its doors 150 years ago today in Washington, D.C. The school was opened in response to a growing need for professional health care in the region after the U.S. Civil War and just one year after Howard University itself was founded. With the influx of Black residents coming […]
Benedict College is one of eight HBCUs in the great state of South Carolina. On November 2, 1894, the school was officially chartered as a liberal arts college after originally serving as a learning institution for recently emancipated Black people. With the help of the American Baptist Home Mission Society and philanthropist Bathsheba A. Benedict, […]