Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher learning that were established on or before 1964 with the intentions of making education available for freed slaves. Today, many of those institutions continue to grasp that value while also serving minority and diverse populations. HBCUs are dominant to the higher education sector, uplifting and… Continue reading Why is it vital for you to invest back into your HBCU?
ITTA BENA, MS – After months of intense planning, a group from Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) has received approval to proceed with a project that will erect the first historical marker commemorating the historic stance taken by Fannie Lou Hamer to ensure voting rights for all Americans, according to the University. MVSU Associate Professor… Continue reading Mississippi Valley State leads efforts to place historical marker commemorating Fannie Lou Hamer at Sunflower County Courthouse
JACKSON, MS – ValueColleges.com has named Jackson State University one of the best online colleges in Mississippi for 2020, according to the University. Offering five online bachelor degree programs – criminal justice, childcare and family education, healthcare administration, technology (emergency management technology) and professional interdisciplinary studies, JSU’s online program is designed to accommodate non-traditional students.… Continue reading Jackson State University ranked one of the best online colleges in Mississippi
HUNTSVILLE, AL – Dr. Patricia Sims, President of Drake State Community and Technical College, has been elected to the Executive Council of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees. The Executive Council is a thirteen-member committee elected bu the Board of Trustees responsible for interpreting Commission policy and procedure.… Continue reading Drake State President elected to SACSCOC Executive Council
“As we look ahead into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” – Bill Gates. The dynamics of higher education in America today are driving the demand for a new set of skills and capabilities for tomorrow’s leaders. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) provide quality education… Continue reading The Ten Most Dominant HBCU Leaders of 2020