Category : Education

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Three HBCUs Report Record Enrollment Numbers

Prairie View A&M University in Texas has seen an 8 percent increase in total enrollments this fall, driven by a 15 percent increase in the number of first-time, full-time freshman students. The university also has boosted its retention rate. Claf...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Racial/Ethnic Differences in the College Application Process

A new study released by the U.S. Department of Education examined the percentage of students who entered high school in the fall of 2009 and had applied to a college or university by the fall of 2013. Some 13 percent of Black students who entered hig...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

The New Provost at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama

Colwick Wilson is the new provost at Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama. The historically Black university, which is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church, enrolls about 1,750 undergraduate students and approximately 50 graduate stu...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

In Memoriam: Norris Allen Edney Sr., 1936-2017

Norris Allen Edney Sr., a long-time faculty member who served as both acting president and interim president of Alcorn State University in Mississippi, died on August 26 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. He was 81 years old. Dr. Edney join...