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PITCH:HBCU 2020 winner scores big at ‘Dream Starter’ competition

Q2 Holdings, official partner of Austin FC soccer club, announced the unveiling of their Dream Starter competition, a yearly business initiative for Austin entrepreneurs from underrepresented groups to compete for $100,000 in Dream Starter funds to spring their business plans. The winner of the Dream

Hampton University’s Virginia Workforce Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center Helping Virginian Business Owners Rebound Post COVID-19

HAMPTON, VA (June 3, 2021) — Hampton University established the Virginia Workforce Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (VWIEC) in October 2020 through the Department of Education Reimagine Workforce Preparation Grant. In the months that followed the VWIEC has been expanding the capability and capacity of Virginia’s current and

Bank of America Gives Morgan State University $1 Million for Jobs Initiative

$25 Million National Program Supports Programming, Re-skilling, and Upskilling for Students of Color; Includes Partnerships with Major Employers and The Aspen Institute  Baltimore, MD — Morgan State University and Bank of America today announced a new $1 million jobs initiative partnership to help students of color successfully complete the education

The HBCU Community and COVID-19

COVID-19 (“Coronavirus”) Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel HBCUs in South Carolina could face potential financial crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic Howard University Hospital Boosts Capacity to Meet Expected COVID-19 Surge in D.C. Delaware State University Meharry Medical College Enters Global Race for an Antiviral Drug to Treat COVID-19

States Grant Businesses Immunity from Coronavirus Lawsuits

While Congress deliberates the next round of coronavirus relief legislation, some states have moved forward with laws that shield certain businesses from coronavirus-related liability. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other Republican lawmakers have made liability immunity a priority as more businesses reopen. “The Senate majority

Survey: U.S. Workers Have Lost $1.3 Trillion in Income During Pandemic

Resource Management) and Oxford Economics puts a price on the economic pain inflicted by COVID-19, as U.S. workers have lost an estimated $1.3 trillion—roughly $8,900 per worker. Notably, 20 percent of this loss represents earnings of those who remain employed, suggesting job-losses alone are an