Category : Education

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

TSU’s Griggs Named to National Taskforce on HBCU’s

By Britt Mabry Young NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (TSU News Service) – Cassandra Griggs, Tennessee State University’s director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, has been named to the HBCU Taskforce for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education....

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Duke University Acquires a Collection of Black History Items

The Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History and the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, have jointly acquired a collection showcasing Black Am...

by Staff - 2 weeks ago

Troy schools receive Gold Circle of Quality for preschool

The Troy Community School District 30-C preschool program has been awarded the Gold Circle of Quality from the Illinois State Board of Education’s ExceleRate Illinois plan. The ranking is given only to the top preschool programs in the state and is b...

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...