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Category Archives: College Life

Read the Room: Betsy DeVos was Booed at Commencement

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, is absolutely no stranger to criticism. But as she delivered her commencement speech to a packed room of graduates and families at Bethune-Cookman University, a Florida HBCU, criticism became a powerful reminder of the tensions between black students … Read More…

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It’s Official! Paul Quinn Is The First HBCU Work College

After a two-year application process, Paul Quinn College has become the first HBCU to meet the Department of Education’s standards for the “work college” designation. As of Monday morning, Paul Quinn now joins seven other institutions trailblazing this new method for potentially reducing … Read More…

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Campus Jobs are Real Jobs Too!

Working throughout the college experience is a reality for most HBCU college students. If you are lucky enough to land one of the jobs on campus, I encourage you to take your work seriously. Campus jobs are real jobs too and should be … Read More…

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Start a Business in College

Did you ever think of owning your own business? Teenagers and college students do it all the time.  Many of our young entrepreneurs actually got to start a business in college.  If you attend one of America’s Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCU), … Read More…

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HBCU on Social Media: 11 Rules for Students

I love communicating with students about their HBCU experiences, internships and college life on social media. The pride in these historical landmark institutions is very evident. With all the talk about the value and relevance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, social media … Read More…

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Johnson C. Smith University Gets BOSS Magazine

Our first subscription of B.O.S.S. eMag is enroute to Tracy Foster in the A.C.E. Advising Center at Johnson C. Smith University! Ms. Foster is a 2002 graduate of Claflin University.  She was an English major in college and now works with undecided freshmen … Read More…

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