Category : Education

by Staff - 4 months ago

Academic Hunger Games: HBCUs in a Fight for Survival

This commentary is authored by Dr. John M. Rudley, a former Special Assistant to the U.S. Department of Education; a former interim President and Chancellor of the University of Houston System; and the Eleventh President of Texas Southern University,...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Rachel Lindsey Appointed to Lead Chicago State University

The board of trustees of Chicago State University has appointed Rachel Lindsey as interim president. The university enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate students and 1,300 graduate students. African Americans make up more than three quarters of the...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Fisk Fundraiser, Documentary Coming Next Week at Belcourt

Nashville, TN—It will be a fundraiser and a movie next week when Fisk University, the Tennessee Tribune, and The Hurd Agency present: “FISK & FILM A Scholarship Fundraiser” April 27, 2017. There will be an Exclusive Viewing of the new documentary...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Pelosi to Deliver Keynote at Fisk Commencement May, 1

NASHVILLE, TN — Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will deliver the 2017 keynote address during the 142nd commencement exercise for Fisk University. Pelosi, along with Trustee Emeritus Mike Curb, will also be awarded honorary doctorate degrees. Graduatio...

by Staff - 5 months ago

Celebrate Community College Month

When it comes to attending college or pursuing a career, everyone’s goals are different. For some, it is important to get into the workforce quickly in an in-demand, high-paying career. For others, they are looking for a more affordable start…

by Staff - 5 months ago

‘Moosic City’ Footraces Hosted by Dairy

NASHVILLE, TN — Footraces are being run downtown Saturday morning to raise money for a foundation that donates proceeds to K-12 public schools here. It’s the 17th Annual Moosic City DairyPure Dash hosted by Purity Dairies to fund PENCIL, a local orga...

by Staff - 5 months ago

5 scholarships every student of color should know about

Paying for college is tough. For first-generation students and families with lower incomes, the task is even greater. The cost of tuition has steadily increased over the years, too. According to a 2014 report from investment management company Vangua...

by Staff - 5 months ago

TSU Hires New Women’s Basketball Coach

By Ron Wynn The Tennessee State University Lady Tigers have a new head basketball coach.  TSU Athletic Director Teresa Phillips announced Wednesday that Jessica Kern had been hired as the 11th head coach in the program’s history. “Jessica Kern...