Edward Waters celebrating 150th anniversary this year

JACKSONVILLE – Edward Waters College (EWC) is commemorating its 150th anniversary this year. A kick off event for a yearlong celebration is 11 a.m. Jan....

Bethune-Cookman officially opens School of Religion

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) started its first class on Jan. 11 for its new School of Religion. The School of Religion offers degrees in Religion and...

A Life Remembered

Celebrating the legacy of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. By Stacey Hollenbeck McClatchy-Tribune The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. made his mark on history...

FAMU grad first in family to graduate from high school, earn degrees

SPECIAL TO THE COURIER When Florida A&M University (FAMU) graduate student Riccardo Jean crossed the stage to receive his diploma earlier this month, it will...

SPECIAL REPORT: THE NEW AMERICANS

Teen immigrants struggle to grasp English, culture BY LIZ BOWIE BALTIMORE SUN (TNS) On that cold December afternoon, Monique Ngomba followed hundreds of students out the doors...

Ally of FAMU president elected to chair board of trustees

BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – After a turbulent period at Florida A&M University, an ally of embattled President Elmira Mangum was...

NEARLY 150 YEARS OF PRODUCING LEADERS

Morehouse College seeks rebound in finances and enrollment as it prepares to celebrate sesquicentennial. BY JANEL DAVIS ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION (TNS) ATLANTA — When Philip Rucker told people...

FAMU president disappointed but not deterred

Mangum reflects on trustees’ failure to fire her BY MARGIE MENZEL THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida A&M University President Elmira Mangum said Monday she’s...

Applications now available for free tuition

The Tom Joyner Foundation is accepting applications for its Full Ride scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to...

A TALE OF TWO HBCUs

This year, sports archrivals Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University have one thing in common: leadership turmoil at the top of both institutions. COMPILED FROM...

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