ALBANY, GA — The U.S. Department of Education announced that nine Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges will share $23.5 million from two federal grants. The money is for improving the colleges’ abilities to serve African-American and low- and middle-income students.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The role that HBCUs will be expected to play in the Obama administration’s “2020 Goal” is on the map — a new Google map, to be precise.
Today there are a number of small black-owned and inner city cooperatives, which exist in a variety of sectors. Through the concept of shared financial responsibility and production of product, these groups have been able to provide decent wages and benefits while also filling a need in a service or other resource.
HBCUs enroll approximately 370,000 students and graduate a significant share of all African Americans receiving a degree. Of the nation’s 7,000 colleges, only 105 are HBCUs. Yet, HBCUs produce 23 percent of all black’s receiving bachelor’s degree, 13 percent of all master’s degree, and 20 percent of all professional degrees (doctors, attorneys, PhDs).
This Sunday the Cascade United Methodist Church of Atlanta handed over a large check to Morris Brown College, helping the school eliminate its hefty debt to the U.S. Department of Education.
ATLANTA — Morehouse College in Atlanta has agreed to pay $1.2 million to end a federal investigation into what officials call the misuse of funds intended to promote scientific study, the U.S. Department of Justice announced late Friday.
A Florida Courier search of federal and state courts in which Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) has been sued reveals that at least eight lawsuits have been filed in less than two years against the school – and personally against B-CU President Trudie Kibbe Reed – by instructors or former high-level employees.
Skills shortages in engineering, technology and science-based industries are made worse because of poor careers advice in schools, according to a report from the Equality and Human Rights Commission
M.B.A. students from top-ranked schools are increasingly naming technology firms as their most-desired employers, according to a new survey, recalling the fervor of a decade ago, when the dot-com boom attracted plenty of freshly minted business-school graduates.
On Monday the Obama administration teamed up with Rutgers Business School in Newark, N.J., for the first ever Urban Entrepreneurship Summit.