High school seniors can now apply for Cooke Foundation scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is inviting applications for its college scholarship program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country. Students selected as Cooke Scholars...

FAMU settles wrongful death suit with drum major’s family

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Florida A&M University (FAMU) has settled a lawsuit with the family of Robert Champion over the hazing death of the...

Plenty of Black history at revamped Tampa library

Robert Saunders Foundation, Jack and Jill hosting a gala to raise funds for more exhibits and quality children’s programs BY KRISTAN MCCANTS SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA...

Apple opens up opportunity for HBCU students

Fund now accepting applications for scholarships and internships BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON (NNPA) – On Tuesday, Aug. 25, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)...

FAMU drama continues

Black pols call for chairman’s resignation BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE − As relations between Florida A&M University’s president and board chairman reached...

FAMU receives $110,000 that will go to first-generation students

TALLAHASSEE – The State University System of Florida Board of Governors’ Foundation has awarded Florida A&M University (FAMU) $110,000 to help provide scholarship support...

For-profit colleges under fire for recruiting practices

Students allowed to enroll with no proof they finished high school BY MICHAEL VASQUEZ MIAMI HERALD/TNS It’s a term that sounds like a street crime: “Snatch and...

FAMU trustees clash with latest president

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Little more than a year into her job, Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum on Tuesday...

Orlando Science Center the place to learn all about mummies

BY DEWAYNE BEVIL ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Mummies are people, too. That’s the underlying message of “Mummies of the World: The Exhibition,” which opened last month at Orlando Science...

A top HBCU honor for FAMU president

Mangum, Edward Waters research director among honorees at Hampton FROM WIRE REPORTS Two of Florida’s Black universities were honored last week at the annual AARP HBCU...

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