J.R. Smith Enrolling at North Carolina A&T State University, Set to Join Golf Team

J.R. Smith Enrolling at North Carolina A&T State University, Set to Join Golf Team It is never too late to go to college and a former NBA player will be doing so following a successful career in the sport after spurning collegiate athletics for a professional spot. According to PGA Tour, former NBA champion J.R.… Continue reading J.R. Smith Enrolling at North Carolina A&T State University, Set to Join Golf Team

Hip-Hop Artist Cordae Partners With Disney & ESPN To Fund HBCU Scholarships

GRAMMY®-nominated and acclaimed Hip-Hop artist Cordae Amari Dunston is collaborating with Disney Dreamers Academy, which is held at Walt Disney World, and ESPN’s The Undefeated to award scholarships to youth from underrepresented communities attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Cordae is also a featured artist on Liberated / Music For The Movement Volume 3… Continue reading Hip-Hop Artist Cordae Partners With Disney & ESPN To Fund HBCU Scholarships

Baltimore Ravens Owner Donating $4 Million for Maryland HBCUs In Honor Of Ozzie Newsome

Baltimore Ravens Owner Donating $4 Million for Maryland HBCUs In Honor Of Ozzie Newsome The owner of the National Football League‘s Baltimore Ravens has made a financial contribution to several Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Maryland area. Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and his wife, Renee, will honor Ravens’ longtime personnel executive and… Continue reading Baltimore Ravens Owner Donating $4 Million for Maryland HBCUs In Honor Of Ozzie Newsome

The Home Depot Plans to Donate $1 Million For Campus Improvements at HBCUs

The Home Depot ® has announced that it will contribute $1 million in grants to support campus improvements at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The grants will be distributed through its annual Retool Your School program, for which voting is now open. The program, which was established back in 2009, has emphasized HBCUs’ vital role… Continue reading The Home Depot Plans to Donate $1 Million For Campus Improvements at HBCUs

iHeartMedia Announces ‘HBCU Homecoming Celebration On iHeartRadio’ On November 12

WHAT: iHeartMedia announced today the programming lineup for the “HBCU Homecoming Celebration on iHeartRadio,” which will feature a number of events designed to shine a light on student excellence through an uplifting, high-energy celebration across multiple iHeartRadio platforms, showcasing HBCU pride, Black excellence and achievement. The special events will include an inspiring artist panel around female empowerment, entrepreneurship and beauty; a can’t-miss… Continue reading iHeartMedia Announces ‘HBCU Homecoming Celebration On iHeartRadio’ On November 12

NFL Hall of Famer Willie Lanier Launches Initiative to Build Football Fields at HBCUs

Willie Lanier, NFL Hall of Famer and former Kansas City Chiefs great is announcing an initiative to install state-of-the-art playing surfaces at nearly three-dozen Historically Black College Universities (HBCUs) football stadiums. Partnering with FieldTurf, one of the world’s largest manufacturers and installers of artificial playing surfaces for athletic teams, the initiative is called the Honey… Continue reading NFL Hall of Famer Willie Lanier Launches Initiative to Build Football Fields at HBCUs

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Raises $1 Million in Support of HBCUs

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated® is proud to announce that for the third consecutive year, the sorority has successfully raised $1 million in 24 hours for the benefit of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The sorority’s annual HBCU Impact Day on September 21 exceeded its $1 million goal in online donations alone from local… Continue reading Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Raises $1 Million in Support of HBCUs

Rushion McDonald: ‘I Firmly Believe That a Person’s Level of Success is Based on Work Ethic’

Sometimes things don’t work out the way you anticipate, but that doesn’t mean that you failed. In some cases, being veered away from your original plan can actually put you in a better position. That was the case for Rushion McDonald. As McDonald is still proving, nothing can stop a person when ambition and work… Continue reading Rushion McDonald: ‘I Firmly Believe That a Person’s Level of Success is Based on Work Ethic’

ASCAP Launches HBCU Internship Program

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, today announced the launch of a new paid internship program for students enrolled in historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the U.S. This summer, the PRO will offer five HBCU students the opportunity to join ASCAP’s team to gain real-world experience in the music industry.… Continue reading ASCAP Launches HBCU Internship Program

5 Questions With… Cicero Leak

When you’ve represented the likes of Shark Tank’s Daymond John, SiriusXM’s Sway Calloway, Fonzworth Bentley, Grammy Award Winner Fantasia Barrino, and V-103’s Big Tigger, it’s safe to bet that you can successfully wade through the waters of the entertainment industry. Understanding the wave of that industry, Cicero Leak has decided to throw his oars into the sports… Continue reading 5 Questions With… Cicero Leak

HBCUs to Get $1 Billion in Emergency Funding

The funding is part of $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES)   Dallas, TX (BlackNews.com) — U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D- Ala.) said the $1.05 billion in emergency funding to HBCUs is critically needed to help these schools and the communities in which they’re located, according to an exclusive interview with… Continue reading HBCUs to Get $1 Billion in Emergency Funding

Merck Leadership Program For HBCU Grads

MERCK PARTNERS WITH HBCUCONNECT.COM TO OFFER EXCITING LEADERSHIP CAREER OPPORTUNITIES TO GRADUATING HBCU STUDENTS Columbus, OH (BlackNews.com) — A new partnership has been established between Merck, a global biopharmaceutical company known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, and HBCUConnect.com, the largest social network and career site targeting the students, faculty, and alumni from… Continue reading Merck Leadership Program For HBCU Grads