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Monthly Archives: February 2022

Winston-Salem State’s Hailey Gipson and Fayetteville State’s Greg Brooks Named 2021-22 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award Winners

By: Ben Baxter CHARLOTTE, NC– Women’s basketball player Hailey Gipson of Winston-Salem State University and men’s football player Greg Brooks of Fayetteville State University have been selected as winners of the 2021-22 Lowe’s CIAA Senior CLASS Award® as the conference’s top all-around senior student-athletes. An acronym for Celebrating

National and Federal Opportunities!

By:U.S. Department of Education Health Equity Research Network (HERN) on Disparities in Maternal-Infant Health Outcomes Submit your pre-proposal by Tuesday, March 8, 2022, 3 pm Central Time The American Heart Association (AHA) has committed $20 million to establish a Health Equity Research Network — an opportunity

Employment Opportunities!

By: U.S. Department of Education Job opportunity with the Information Technology Industry Council The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI) is seeking a Director/Senior Director of Policy (Telecommunications). This is a full time, regular employment opportunity located in Washington, DC. This position is currently remote with flexible telecommute options. See full description.About the Director/Senior

Student Opportunities!

By: U.S. Department of Education Calling all HBCU Students!The Initiative is partnering with HP on an amazing opportunity for HBCU students! The Future of Work Academy (FOWA) presented by HP and Microsoft is an annual HBCU Technology Conference for students to learn emerging tech skill

HBCU Events!

By: U.S. Department of Education Upcoming Virtual Opportunities March 9-11, 2022 – National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program is. Register HERE: https://thenejc.org/program/ March 31, 2022 – Alabama State University Spring 2022 Virtual Career Fair (All Majors) – https://app.joinhandshake.com/edu/career_fairs/31078/invite. FDA Scientific Conference Grant –  https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-19-306.html.  Additional information – https://www.fda.gov/federal-state-local-tribal-and-territorial-officials/grants-and-cooperative-agreements/scientific-conference-grant-program. 

HBCU students strike gold with McDonald’s scholarship

By Staff Howard University student Ayana Sallee of Chesapeake, VA was recently the recipient of the McDonald’s Black and Positively Golden Scholarship. This scholarship was created in 2020 by McDonald’s to provide support to HBCU students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partnering with the Thurgood Marshall

Lauding a legend: Rev. William Lawson

By: Texas Southern university TSU establishes endowment, names street in honor of community, spiritual and civil rights icon As part of its Black History Month celebration, Texas Southern University honored the life and legacy of Reverend William D. Lawson, a community trailblazer who helped transform