An extremely liberating move has been made in favor of college athletes all over the country that seems to answer all the pleas that student-athletes have been making for years. A law went into effect on July 1st that now allows students opportunities to profit
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.
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
Rising senior and current Miss Texas Southern University Mariah Campbell is participating in an exclusive live interview with media mogul and legendary journalist Oprah Winfrey on the Oprah Daily website and Facebook page. The journalism major from Longview, Texas, is one of three young journalists
CHARLOTTE, NC –The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will begin the 2021 football season with its annual football media day on Thursday, July 22. The event will take place in a fully virtual setting for the first time in the conference’s history. Each of the CIAA’s twelve head football
From the Desk of President Elfred Anthony Pinkard Wilberforce University: The First and The Future-Rebound to the Fall 2021 Reopening Plans Fourteen months ago, the Wilberforce University community faced the frightening reality of a global pandemic. Like the rest of the world, we adjusted our lives to
WSSU Study Shows Minorities, Disabled Face Even Greater Health Care Barriers During COVID-19 Pandemic
It is no secret that underserved segments of the population … minorities and the disabled … face serious barriers when it comes to health care in this country. A team of Winston-Salem State University faculty members – Dr. Tammara Thomas, Dr. Keisha Rogers, and Dr.
Tougaloo College Joins Amazon Web Services Academy to Equip Students with In-Demand Cloud Computing Skills
Tougaloo, MS, June 28, 2021—Tougaloo College and the Tougaloo College Research and Development Foundation (TCRDF) participate in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy and will offerAWS cloud certification training to Tougaloo College students, other students and working individuals seeking to become cloud professionals. The AWS Cloud, an
By Angela Joness Judge Peter Cahill sentenced former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin today for the murder of George Floyd. “You have our sympathies,” Cahill said to the Floyd family before sentencing Chauvin to 22 and a half years (270 months), citing “abuse of position
Texas Southern University has named Mr. Brian Simmons as the new Director of The Ocean of Soul Marching Band and an instructor in the Music Department. He will step into this new role on Monday, July 5th, 2021. “It is an honor to join the