Education

The Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship, awarded DC students up to $40,000 for 4 years to pursue degrees in computer science or engineering.

Education

After going test optional, the Ivy League and MIT had more racial and economic diversity than ever before. The post Will Returning To Standardized Tests For Colleges Hinder Student Diversity? appeared first on NewsOne.

America is a melting pot. So why haven’t we embraced the people who’ve represented that even before this country’s beginning?   The post History Of The Melungeons: The Forgotten Tribe Of Appalachia appeared first on NewsOne.

Researchers conducted a study that found students are not negatively impacted by anti-racism programs in schools. The post Study Finds No Increase In Stress Among High School Students Who Participated In Anti-Racism Program appeared first on NewsOne.

Education

Harvard University, the nation’s oldest and wealthiest college with an endowment of over $50 billion, will partner with HBCUs and implement other strategies to try to make amends for their involvement in slavery.

News

President Joe Biden's speech from North Carolina A&T State University is expected to address rising prices at a time when Black students disproportionately saddled by debt are among the most adversely affected by the inflation crisis.

Students at Virginia-based HBCU Hampton University got a pleasant surprise this week after learning that all balances from the Spring 2022 semester will be wiped, in addition to a halt in tuition, fees, room and board for the fall semester as well.

The proposed funding amount has received a lot of support in the HBCU community over the last two days. Leaders from prominent Black and HBCU centered organizations are applauding President Biden for his commitment to HBCUs.

Thanks to a six-figure grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, the lot of over 1,800 rare recordings and unique materials in the Black Academy of Arts and Letters archive at the University of North Texas library will now be digitized and made public very soon.

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Norfolk State University awarded music visionary Pharrell Williams with an honorary doctorate degree.