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2014-04-14 08:39:36

Academic competition to be webcast LIVE at 12 p.m. EDT TORRANCE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than eight months of preparation, the best and brightest students from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will compete today for the title of national champion in this year's 25(th) anniversary Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC). Watch live as the action unfolds on hcasc.com beginning at 12:00 p.m. EDT....

2014-03-19 23:31:44

In an effort to broaden the talent pool the Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) recently partnered with the Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI) to promote cyber security student skills-based competitions. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 In spite of the growing number of colleges offering degrees, certificates and courses in cybersecurity, there is still a critical national shortage of...

2014-03-13 16:26:59

Radio Personality Tom Joyner's Ultimate Party with a Purpose® supporting students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities sets sail March 16th from Miami, Florida to the Caribbean DALLAS, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its fifteenth year the Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage Presented by Ford continues the Ultimate Party with a Purpose®, supporting students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities setting sail March 15th from Miami, Florida. For...

2014-03-12 08:21:40

Top students from 48 of the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities will gather in Los Angeles area to test their academic prowess TORRANCE, Calif., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainpower from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be on display at the 25(th) annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament. Hundreds of HBCU students have spent the past year diligently preparing to compete in the final round...

2014-01-28 16:25:30

A new international, field-study, pilot program seeks to globalize North Carolina HBCUs' health offerings. SALISBURY, N.C., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The North Carolina Study Abroad/Global Engagement (SAGE) Partnership, a collaborative among that state's 11 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 2014 will boost the percentage of global, marketplace-ready students. Working with IES Abroad and IERC Education Foundation for nearly a year, NC SAGE...

2013-09-12 08:21:57

DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford Motor Company and Ford Motor Company Fund have joined forces with the "Tom Joyner Morning Show" and "Rickey Smiley Morning Show" to launch the Ford Community Challenge Competition for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) -- HBCU students are encouraged to submit proposals centered around the theme of "Building Sustainable Communities" online by Nov. 10 -- A total of $100,000...

2013-07-15 23:24:01

American Sentinel University’s chief academic officer recently addressed education innovators at HBCUs Connected: Executive Leadership Forum about the crucial areas in higher education and affirmed that a world-class science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) adept workforce is the key to addressing the challenges of the 21st century in health care, technology, business and innovation and is paramount to the U.S. competing in a global marketplace. Learn more about American Sentinel...

2013-03-08 12:22:18

Lincoln University supporters rally to help their school beat out other HBCUs for a $50,000 donation for scholarships JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allstate, the Tom Joyner Foundation and alumni, students and supporters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the country raised more than $141,000 in scholarship funds as part of the 2012 Allstate Quotes for Education program. Lincoln University won the first-ever Quotes for Education fan...

2013-02-14 12:22:32

LOS ANGELES and WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox today announced a transformative new partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) designed to further the development of diverse voices across the company's entertainment businesses. The FOX/HBCU Media Alliance (FHMA) will bring HBCU students, faculty and alumni together with executives from Fox's media and entertainment businesses in an effort to build a stronger pipeline for students interested in...

2013-01-22 12:26:01

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Actor-comedian Anthony Anderson, co-star of NBC's Guys With Kids, hosts the 34(th) annual UNCF An Evening of Stars(®) Educating our Future Presented by Target. The show premieres nationwide on Saturday, January 26 (check local listings for stations and times) and airs on BET Networks on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. EST. The nationally televised variety show focuses public attention on America's need for more African American college...