Black Issues - Higher Education

Students Discuss STEM Involvement at N.C. A&T Forum

by Steven J. Gaither | March 10, 2013
At the close of the annual Urban Education Institute, students spoke about their experiences in [...] Read more

Report: Poor College Prospects Predicted for Black Youth in LA County

by Ronald Roach | March 6, 2013
In new study, the Education Trust–West organization paints a dismal picture of college readin [...] Read more

12 Charged With Manslaughter in FAMU Hazing Death

by Kyle Hightower, Associated Press | March 5, 2013
Ten of the band members had been charged last May with third-degree felony hazing for the death [...] Read more

ACE Conference Speaker Says Higher Ed Budgeting Crisis Almost Neglected

by Cherise Lesesne |
The American Council on Education's meeting in Washington began to address some of the most pos [...] Read more

New Teacher Assessment Tool Making Headway in Education Programs

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | March 3, 2013
Several states already have formally adopted the edTPA and more than 160 institutions of higher [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: The Crucial Role of Student Life

by Matthew Lynch | February 28, 2013
Dr. Marcus Chanay, Vice President of the Division of Student Life at Jackson State University, [...] Read more

Tennessee HBCUs Take On Obesity

by Ronald Roach | February 27, 2013
The Tennessee Department of Health has announced that five historically Black institutions in t [...] Read more

HBCUs Produce Leaders Not Only Domestically, But Also Abroad

by Lekan Oguntoyinbo | February 25, 2013
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, alumni and officials of Black colleges like Lincoln and Howa [...] Read more

Colleges Continue to Increase Diversity in Post-Segregation Era

by Reginald Stuart | February 20, 2013
Today, as many schools celebrate desegregation milestone anniversaries, the impact in the post- [...] Read more

Research Shows Grit Plays Key Role in Black Males’ College Success

by Marlon A. Walker | February 19, 2013
Ohio State associate professor finds perseverance and passion to pursue goals are intangibles t [...] Read more

Ifill Ready to Resume Fight for the Marginalized

by Jamal Eric Watson |
Sherrilyn Ifill wanted to be a civil rights lawyer, but she never dreamed she would someday lea [...] Read more

UNCF’s Latest Challenge is Engaging Youth

by Preston Clark | February 18, 2013
The United Negro College Fund’s primary goal remains keeping students in school after getting [...] Read more

Future of HBCUs Hinges on Ability to Evolve

by Cherise Lesesne |
The need for stronger, more efficient administration lies at the forefront of HBCUs’ most pla [...] Read more

N.C. State Preserves Black History with Mobile Web App

by Ronald Roach | February 17, 2013
North Carolina State University offers its university community and visitors “Red, White & Bl [...] Read more

Florida A&M Law School Warned it is not Meeting Standards

by Gary Fineout, Associated Press |
The American Bar Association’s report points out that 30 percent of the students admitted eit [...] Read more