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Conversations on strengthening Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)

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Christina Williams is Making Her Way

“As I see it, small daily actions lead to significant change over time. And so you may not see it right in front of you, but years from now, you can look back and see how far we've come.”

September 27, 2022
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Josh Curry is Lifting as He Climbs

"So many underrepresented people in tech don't have that opportunity to learn about computer science. If I can give these skills to kids at a young age, that's the definition of paying it forward."

September 26, 2022
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Kayla Braggs: Sowing Seeds of Service

“It was never a matter of "if" I was going to an HBCU; it was a matter of which one.”

September 26, 2022
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Kaleb Grant is Threading the Needle: Prairie View to Parsons

When you're used to losing a lot of the time, losing people, losing things that should have been yours, or just feeling like a loser, you don't know how to accept the wins.

September 26, 2022
Institutional Insights

Notable NFL Figures are Coming to Coach at HBCUs, Is it A Viable Long-Term Strategy?

“... obtaining a coaching gig at HBCUs can be a stepping stone for a more lucrative FCS or FBS job down the road.”

February 1, 2022
Institutional Insights

1/3 of HBCUs Have Received Their Largest Gift Ever Since July 2020

Of the 102 HBCUs in operation, 34 HBCUs (33%) received their largest gift in school history since July 2020.

February 1, 2022
Institutional Insights

Check the Facts: Protests Are the Most Effective Vehicles for Change on HBCU Campuses

A brief recollection of the history of HBCU protests shows us how these protests came to be and their effectiveness.

December 26, 2021
Institutional Insights

Show Me the Money: A Deep-Dive into the Largest Gifts to HBCUs

Reed Hastings and Patty Quillin made an unprecedented gift of $120 million to the United Negro College Fund.

February 3, 2022
Institutional Insights

Private HBCUs Should Be Receiving the Majority of Large Private Gifts

Before I get into my explanation, I should let it be known that I am a proud Fort Valley State University alumni and a s

October 21, 2021