DC Mayor Muriel Bowser Launches New Public Service Program for HBCU Students 

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced a new program for HBCU students interested in public service careers, Black Enterprise reports. In partnership with Howard University and the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), the Public Service Program will create opportunities for seniors at the universities through apprenticeship programs.  There are currently more than […]

Diddy Makes $1 Million Donation to Howard University During Surprise Homecoming Visit

Diddy is giving back to his alma mater! During his Howard University Yardfest homecoming performance on October 20 , Diddy surprised the HBCU with a $1M donation, WJLA reports. The rapper attended Howard University as a business major before leaving to start his music career at Uptown Records.  “HBCUs are something that we have to protect! […]

California Gives $5,000 Grants to Students Transferring to HBCUs

California is giving financial assistance to students transferring to historically Black colleges and universities! Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed a bill that grants community college students who transfer to historically Black colleges and universities a one-time grant of up to $5,000, according to EdSource. There aren’t any HBCUs in the state of California. So the […]

Paul Quinn College Becomes First HBCU to Host G League Basketball Game

It’s a first for historically Black colleges and universities! The San Antonio Spurs’ G League affiliate, the Austin Spurs, are set to make history by participating in the first G League game at an HBCU, Kens 5 News reports. The Spurs will face off against the Texas Legends at Paul Quinn College in Dallas, Texas. […]

Universal Music Group Offers Scholarships to Black HBCU Students Attending Medical School

Black Medical Students

Universal Music Group is making it possible for Black students to go to medical school. UMG recently launched an HBCU scholarship program for aspiring doctors through its Task Force for Meaningful Change (TFMC). The initiative focuses on building pipeline opportunities for the medical schools at Howard University College of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Meharry […]

HBCU Transformation Project Receives $124M to Support Enrollment, Graduation, and Employment

A coalition of several historically Black colleges and universities is getting some major financial support. The HBCU Transformation Project, a coalition of 40 historically Black colleges and universities, recently announced a $124 million gift from philanthropic funders Blue Meridian Partners. According to its website, Blue Meridian Partners is a “pioneering philanthropic model for finding and […]

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