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Category Archives: HBCU’s and Politics

The HBCU Role in Building a Diverse Workforce

A 2014 report from the Association of Governing Boards summarized some of the routine challenges being confronted by these schools. “Today, in an era of rapid transformation, HBCUs face historic challenges as well as new obstacles. Questions about sustainability, cost, quality, and mission … Read More…

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HBCU International Students Networking Tips

There are many international students enrolled at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Students come from all over the world to attend colleges in the US and many actually choose HBCU’s for competitive academic programs.  Latest data on HBCU International students: HBCU’s with certification … Read More…

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Performance Evaluation of FAMU President Released

Executives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities are coming under fire and scrutiny from all directions.  From students and parents lamenting the high costs of education, to state governments evaluating the funding of these schools or alumni concerned about the value of their … Read More…

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7 Reasons HBCU Presidents Must Support Career Centers

The HBCU Career Center conducted a survey to learn more about the state of career centers on the campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). The survey results revealed an interesting dilemma faced by career centers. Of the 33 respondents, 76% agreed, … Read More…

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HBCU Career Centers Can Impact High School Graduation Rates in Southern States

The latest report from Edweek.org on high school graduation rates in the United States triggered my memory of an innovative college career center program that I worked on, over a decade ago.  It was my first job in higher education and I was working as … Read More…

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In Job Hunt, College Degree Can’t Close Racial Gap – True or False?

In an article for the New York Times recently, writer Michael Luo, chronicled the job search of two college educated, African American professionals with strong work histories at prestigious firms. The two job seekers featured were:– Johnny R. Williams, 30 years old, a … Read More…

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