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HBCU Advocate Fellowship Program

The HBCU Advocate has been sharing information about HBCUs for many years. We are now offering students an opportunity to represent their school through our fellowship program. While working in conjunction with each HBCU’s Media Relations Department, the HBCU Advocate Fellows Program will teach students to

Virginia State University Forgives Unpaid Student Balances

By Dakota Smith On July 16th, Virginia State University announced they would use the CARES act funding (also known as HEER funds) to pay off outstanding student account balances incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs Donald Palm, Ph.D.,

Voorhees announces new dean cohort

Denmark, S.C. – Voorhees College recently named three department chairs as the new deans of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship, School of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences, and the School ofScience, Technology, Health, and Human Services (STHHS). Dr. Katherine Whitaker will serve as the

Dr. Ronnie Hopkins Named Voorhees College 10th President

Denmark, S.C. – The Voorhees College Board of Trustees has named Dr. Ronnie Hopkins to serve as the 10th president of the institution, effective July 9, 2021. The decision comes after a national search, three finalists’ visits to campus and a unanimous vote by the board.  “With

FMU Goes Wire-Free With Upgraded Infrastructure

Miami Gardens, FL, – In July, Florida Memorial University will celebrate the transition to a completely wireless campus. In partnership with Cisco Systems, the university is in the process of upgrading its WiFi equipment for improved connectivity. The strengthened network will provide high-speed accesscampus-wide, including all