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UAPB nursing students honored during white coat ceremony

PINE BLUFF, AR – The Department of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) honored 31 junior and senior prelicensure nursing students during the first Gold-AACN White Coat Ceremony for Nursing on Tuesday, October 25. The ceremony recognized students for their achievement of readiness for clinical practicum experience as part of the… Continue reading UAPB nursing students honored during white coat ceremony

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Take Action: UNCF #PreserveHBCU Campaign – Treasures Around the Country

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) led a national social media campaign on yesterday (October 26), urging the Senate to provide at least $5 million for the HBCU Historic Preservation Program, as passed by the House before Congress adjourns. “HBCUs have a significant place in American history and provide incredible value and values to minority and… Continue reading Take Action: UNCF #PreserveHBCU Campaign – Treasures Around the Country

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HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

CHICAGO, IL – This past June, HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) held its 3rd annual HBCU Royalty Dictionary competition with the theme “Rulers of the Throne”. The competition highlights newly historically black colleges and universities campus Queens, Kings and SGA Presidents. The HBCU Royalty Dictionary is an initiative that spotlights the newly elected and crowned campus… Continue reading HCF releases 2016 HBCU Royalty Dictionary and Magazine

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Actor and TV Personality Terrence J to speak at Philander Smith College on Nov. 3

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Philander Smith College, (a historically black college located in Little Rock, Arkansas), has announced HBCU alumnus, actor and television personality Terrence J will serve as the Blessed The Mic lecture series speaker during their “The Evolution” homecoming week. “Bless the Mic” is a unique college lecture series hosted by Philander Smith… Continue reading Actor and TV Personality Terrence J to speak at Philander Smith College on Nov. 3

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Funeral arrangements set for legendary Chicago radio DJ Herb Kent

CHICAGO, IL – Funeral arrangements have been made for legendary Chicago radio DJ Herb “The  Cool Gent” Kent, who has been broadcasting and jamming on your radio for 70-years. The 88 year-old died Saturday evening after what was his final broadcast Saturday morning on V103. Fans, friends and family will be able to have one… Continue reading Funeral arrangements set for legendary Chicago radio DJ Herb Kent

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HCF Announces Round Two Application Deadline of its Student Assembly Board of Directors program

CHICAGO, IL –HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF), a non-profit organization based in Chicago with the mission to supporting the significance and campaigning to raising funds for student scholarships and services at HBCU’s has announced round two application deadline of its Student Assembly Board of Directors program. The Student Assembly Board of Directors (SABoD) is a component… Continue reading HCF Announces Round Two Application Deadline of its Student Assembly Board of Directors program

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Jackson State University President Dr. Carolyn Meyers resigns

JACKSON, MS –  Jackson State University President Dr. Carolyn Meyers has resigned, effective November 1, 2016. Everyone, Jackson State University president Carolyn Meyers has announced her resignation, effective Nov. 1. See her letter below. pic.twitter.com/bFnWwXtV9R — Jackson State U. (@JacksonStateU) October 25, 2016 The resignation was officially announced Tuesday evening by Jackson State which is… Continue reading Jackson State University President Dr. Carolyn Meyers resigns

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Chicago’s Radio Legend Herb “The Cool Gent” Kent dies at age of 88

CHICAGO, IL – One of Chicago’s earliest African-American disc jockeys, Herb “The Cool Gent” Kent, has died at the age of 88 after a seven-decade career. In a statement released by iHeartMedia’s V103 FM Chicago Sunday, says that Kent died Saturday evening . The company didn’t provide many details in the statement but said he… Continue reading Chicago’s Radio Legend Herb “The Cool Gent” Kent dies at age of 88

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The Tom Joyner Foundation Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Full Ride Scholarship Program

DALLAS,TX –  The Tom Joyner Foundation has announced the Full Ride Scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to attend a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the Fall of 2017. “The cost of a college education isn’t getting any cheaper,” said Tom Joyner, Chairman of his foundation and… Continue reading The Tom Joyner Foundation Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Full Ride Scholarship Program

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U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. to Address HBCU Week Conference in Arlington, Virginia on Oct. 24

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. will deliver remarks highlighting the progress of America’s 107 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s) at the 2016 National HBCU Week Conference at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Virginia on Monday, October 24. Dr. King, is the secretary of education, a position he assumed… Continue reading U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. to Address HBCU Week Conference in Arlington, Virginia on Oct. 24