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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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Combat Job Search Age Discrimination

I spoke with a colleague recently who had lost a spouse and was looking to reenter the workplace.  It was pretty clear that his biggest concern was the job search age discrimination he felt he would face. He was worried about his chances of finding, … Read More…

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Funding your HBCU College Life

Most HBCU students and parents continue to worry about about funding the HBCU college experience. In addition to completing the FAFSA this year, students should consider exploring the following: Scholarships. Do not just rely on your school for scholarship information since there are … Read More…

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College Senior Career Checklist

A career checklist is a good tool for college seniors as they approach graduation.  The National Association of Colleges and Employers (naceweb.org) show employers plan to increase hiring of new college grads this year. This year’s increase is no surprise as the economy continues … Read More…

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Home for the Holidays and Bored?

If you came home for the holidays from college, you are probably now getting bored as family and friends return to their routines. If you have some free time now that everyone else has gone back to work, here are three ways to … Read More…

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