By Karol Scott On July 16, 2021, the music and entertainment industry, fans and family paused to mourn Biz Markie. He was born as Marcel Theo Hall in Harlem, New York in 1964. Biz Markie made his way into the music industry as a rapper.
HOUSTON – Members of the Ocean of Soul drumline “The Funk Train” opened up for Houston hip-hop artist Megan Thee Stallion earlier this week, gracing the stage of White Oak Music Hall, courtesy of Red Bull. The evening’s line-up was truly all-Texas Southern University, as
WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2019) – The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Senate HELP Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA), Senator Doug Jones (D-AL), Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Senator Richard Burr (R-NC)
(JACKSON, Miss.) – Actress and JSU alum Tommie “Tonea” Stewart of “In The Heat of The Night” fame will be the fall 2019 Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement speaker at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center. Stewart earned her undergraduate degree in
Fisk University promotes Jens Frederiksen to Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Enrollment.
Fisk University, the oldest institution of higher learning in Nashville TN, today announced the promotion of Dr. Jens Frederiksen to Senior Vice President for Institutional Advancement and Enrollment. In this role Dr. Frederiksen’s responsibilities include university fundraising, enrollment management, corporate relations and career development. “Jens
Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College was recently presented a check in the amount of $1,500 by theChapman Foundation, Inc. (CFi) in support ofscholarships for the mass communications department.Darren Martin, CFi executive director, andDerrick Green, accountant, recognized Voorheesas part of the foundation’s Historically BlackCollege and Universities (HBCU)
(JACKSON, Miss.) – Jordan Jefferson, a senior political science major at Jackson State University, has been named as a finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship and is moving on to the interview stage of the process in Birmingham, Alabama, Nov. 22-23. “It’s really a dream come true. My
Tuskegee University President Lily D. McNair has announced that Dr. Carla Jackson Bell, current dean of the Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Sciences, will begin serving as the university’s interim provost and vice president for academic affairs beginning Jan. 3, 2020. She
WASHINGTON, DC (November 18, 2019) – “This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled the Continuing Resolution which will continue funding the federal government through December 20, 2019. The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) expresses its sincere disappointment of Congress’ failure to include critical Title III,
Nov. 21 ED STEM briefing: The STEM Opportunity Index The next STEMbriefing on November 21, 2pm-3pm, at the Department will feature theinteractive STEM Opportunity Index produced by the National Math-Science Initiative. The Index is based on the STEM Framework for Success which isa collection of