Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority To Donate $1.6M To HBCUs During Black History Month

  “Alpha Kappa Alpha’s 111-year history is deeply interwoven into the history of HBCUs and therefore it is imperative that we continue to invest in these treasured institutions,” said Dr. Glenda Glover, International President, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Written By NewsOne Staff Posted February 2, 2019 The women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. are […]

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Cecil Williams, Photographer

Renowned Photographer and Photojournalist Cecil Williams Announces Plans to Open New Museum

Among any living photographer, the Cecil Williams Historically Significant Image Collection, estimated to be 100,000 – 250,000, is one of the world’s largest collections depicting African American heritage, history, culture, and civil rights. The Cecil Williams Museum will permanently display 350 images; a number far exceeding those of all others civil rights museums. “For the […]

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The Creative Bull Bringing Black Wall Street Home

via The Bulls of Durham Recently Vogue magazine highlighted Durham, North Carolina as one of the hippest cities in America. While ‘hip’ is an unquantifiable, highly-subjective term, the piece has been widely discussed by locals and picked apart word by word, overarching theme, undertones and missing pieces. To many, the piece had an all but […]

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Support Central Ohio HBCU students with Kroger Community Rewards®

  Kroger makes supporting The HBCU Foundation easy for residents of Central Ohio…all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card! Did you know you can support The HBCU Foundation, based right here in Columbus just by shopping at Kroger? It’s easy when you enroll in Kroger Community Rewards®! To […]

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study abroad

US: Three Quarters of Students Say Study Abroad Improves Employability 

  US: Three quarters of students say study abroad improves employability The majority of US students who study abroad believe the experience improved their chances of getting a job, according to a survey conducted by student and youth travel booking service, StudentUniverse. The survey also looked at student’s travel habits and found that that 71% […]

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Join The Board of The HBCU Foundation!

  Interested in joining a board, or providing pro bono consulting in support of HBCUs?  If so, The HBCU Foundation could use your support.  If you, or someone you know is passionate about rallying support for our schools and/or may be willing to donate professional expertise or resources, we’d love to hear from you. We […]

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claflin

CLAFLIN UNIVERSITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2017 MIDLAND GIVES DAY OF GIVING

Hosted by Central Carolina Community Foundation, Midlands Gives is a 24-hour online giving event that brings the region together as one community, raising money and awareness for local nonprofits in 11 Midlands counties. During Midlands Gives, contributions of just $20 or more are amplified through sponsored prize incentives. Since its inception in 2014 the event […]

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10 Historically Black Colleges Where Alumni Contribute the Most

At three schools, more than 35 percent of alumni on average donate. At Claflin University in South Carolina, an average of nearly 48.9 percent of alumni contributed to their school. By Delece Smith-Barrow , US News & World Report The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data […]

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SAVANNAH RIVER REMEDIATION RENEWS MOU AND DONATES $5,000 TO SUPPORT SCHOLARSHIPS

On November 29, 2016, Savannah River Remediation (SRR) donated $5,000 to Claflin University’s scholarship fund in memory of the four Claflin University students who died in a car accident on October 13, 2016. The donation will help fund scholarships for students majoring in sport management at Claflin. Tom Foster, SRR President and Project Manager, presented […]

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Hampton

For Which Hampton Alum should The HBCU Foundation™ June Scholarship Be Named? [Poll]

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