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NSU Alum Bob Dandridge inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

By: Demetrius Benjamin Richmond, Virginia native and Norfolk State alumni Bob Dandridge was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame. Dandridge joined 15 other inductees including Ben Wallace, Paul Pierce, and Chris Bosh. After attending Maggie L. Walker High School, Dandridge went on

Dianthia Ford-Kee named NCAA Division I FCS Nike Executive of the Year.

Hello MVSU Family, TheWomen Leaders in College Sports announced today its 2021 award recipients. The honors include the Nike Lifetime Achievement, Nike Executive of the Year (formerly known as Administrator), Jostens Rising Star, Jostens Promising Professional, and Jostens Commitment awards. This year Mississippi Valley State University Director

Retired NBA champion J.R. Smith attends N.C. A&T

By: Kurtis Alston The number one ranked public HBCU in the nation, North Carolina A&T State University, welcomes NBA champion J.R. Smith. He is pursuing a degree in liberal studies and also hopes to join A&T’s men’s golf program. Smith, a New Jersey native, is

A&T and Olympic Gold: Ross and Stewart bring it home

By Kurtis Alston Randolph Ross Jr. and Trevor Stewart became North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s first gold medalist Olympians as part of the USA men’s 4×400 meter relay in Tokyo.  In round 1 of heat 1, Stewart was the first leg followed by

See You Later MEAC, Hello Big South

By Kurtis Alston After leaving the CIAA and helping the start of the MEAC in 1970, North Carolina A&T recently left the MEAC for the Big South. A&T had some rough patches in the ’80s, even though they went 9-3 in the 1980 season under

Chris Paul to host HBCU Tip-Off Tournament

Chris Paul has been an advocate for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). He has contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars to progressive initiatives for HBCUs and has publicly shown his support for the institutions. He is even currently enrolled at an HBCU, as he

KLLM, Jackson State University President Hudson Unveil New Football Truck

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Daiki Suematsu is doing it for the culture. The Japanese outreach coordinator for Jackson State University recently hosted the inaugural Japan Fest at the Mississippi Museum of Art.The event featured saki tasting, anime, traditional yukata (cotton summer kimono), taiko (Japanese percussion drums)