Ghanaian makes history at Howard with promotion as provost

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh made history last month when he became the first African provost in Howard University’s history. A native...

College challenging move to end nursing program

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Broward County college has challenged a move by the Florida Board of Nursing to end the school’s nursing-education program...

‘The world is indeed yours for the taking’

Some words of wisdom from 2015 graduation speakers BY CAROLYN BIGDA CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS This year’s college graduates may not need as much of a pep talk during...

It’s rough out here

Black grads face tough job market BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA SENIOR WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT WASHINGTON  – College graduates will enter a job market this year that is better...

56,224

That’s the estimated number of the nation’s college students who are homeless BY TED GREGORY CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS This month, with a mix of anxiety and exhilaration, college...

‘Ordinary Light’ a poignant memoir that focuses on daughter’s faith and relationship with mom

BOOK REVIEW Review of Ordinary Light:  A Memoir. By Tracy K. Smith.  Alfred A. Knopf.  352 pp.  $25.95. BY DR. GLENN ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER In...

FAMU alumni association raises $203,000 at convention

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER HOUSTON - The Florida A&M University National Alumni Association (FAMUNAA) set a new participation record as more than 450 alumni...

Edward Waters recruiting young Black males for summer program

Edward Waters College (EWC) in Jacksonville is enrolling students for its 2015 Black Male College Explorers Program. The EWC Black Male Explorers Program is an...

Senator to Edward Waters College graduates: Start a business, buy property and think big

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER Florida State Senator Chris Smith gave his first commencement address on May 9, addressing 139 graduates of Jacksonville’s Edward Waters...

Sorority awards $18,000 in scholarships during May Week

As part of May Week 2015, the Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (DSTTA) and DELTA, Inc. presented 25 scholarships totaling $18,850 to students in...

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