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Hampton University Graduates First-Ever All Woman Doctoral Candidates in Departments of Education & Counseling

They did that! Hampton University made history with its cohorts of all-female doctoral candidates from the Department of Education and the Department of Counseling. This remarkable group of women is paving the way for future generations, breaking barriers, and exemplifying excellence in their fields. The university’s official Instagram account proudly showcased this milestone, celebrating their […]

83-Year-Old Makes History as Howard University’s Oldest Doctoral Graduate

83-year-old Marie Fowler Makes History As Howard University's Oldest Doctoral Graduate (Photo Credit: Instagram)

It’s never too late to follow your dreams. No one knows that better than Marie Fowler, who, at 83 years old, walked across the commencement stage at Howard University, becoming the university’s oldest doctoral graduate.  “It was never my thought that I would go beyond maybe one semester because, after all, I had been out […]

Louisiana Valedictorian Accepted into Dozens of Colleges, Receives Nearly $1M in Scholarships

In Monroe, Louisiana, Cur’Dericka Rice, a standout student from Richwood High School, has achieved an extraordinary milestone. As the valedictorian of her class, Rice has secured close to one million dollars in scholarships from 13 different universities, including prestigious institutions such as Louisiana State University, Loyola University in New Orleans, and the University of Louisiana […]

17-year-old Set to Graduate from University of Alabama with Master’s, Earns 3rd Degree in 2 Years

She’s earned herself a strong head-start! LeAnna Roberts, a remarkable 17-year-old from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, has achieved an extraordinary milestone. WBRC reports that she recently graduated from the University of Alabama with her Master’s degree in Business Administration, making her one of the youngest graduates in the university’s history. Roberts’ journey to this achievement highlights her […]

Michelle Obama Surprises DC High School Students on College Signing Day

She joined the community in celebrating the class of 2024! As reported by WUSA9, Thousands of graduating high school students from the D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) region filled the Capital One Arena for College Signing Day 2024. Organized by the DC College Access Program, the event buzzed with excitement as students, families, and supporters […]

Angela Bassett to Receive Honorary Degree from Spelman College

She’s being honored by one of the most prestigious HBCUs! Critically acclaimed actor and director Angela Bassett is set to address the 2024 graduating class of Spelman College as the keynote speaker for the 137th Commencement Ceremony​​ this May. The legendary actor will inspire and encourage a new generation of Black women leaving the prestigious […]

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