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Morehouse, Spelman, 10 other HBCUs receiving $2M from Ralph Lauren Foundation

By News Staff ATLANTA — Two of Atlanta’s historically Black colleges and universities are among 12 HBCUs that a scholarship being funded by the Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation will support. Morehouse College and Spelman College will share in the $2,000,000 gift with ten other HBCUs around the country. The gift from the foundation aligns…


Livingstone College Recognizes Freshmen at First Indoor Assembly since COVID, Distributes Free Laptops

SALISBURY –Livingstone College held is Fall Convocation at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 24, inside Varick Auditorium. The assembly was the college’s first official indoor program since February 2020 due to the global pandemic. Fall Convocation marked the official opening of school and recognized the freshman class as it signifies the beginning of their collegiate…


Mastercard Donates $5M Grant to Morehouse, Spelman for Black Entrepreneurship Program

As Reported in Ebony Magazine Mastercard announced that it would be donating $5 million in grants to Morehouse College and Spelman College to launch the Center for Black Entrepreneurship, reports WSBTV. The project is a partnership with the Black Economic Alliance Foundation, a collective of business leaders who strive for Black economic progress through advocacy…


Cash Boost Looms for Historically Black US Colleges and Universities

As reported on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States are set to ramp up investments in scientific research and education following a wave of new grants and proceeds from legal settlements. Most of these institutions were created in the nineteenth century, to serve students of African descent. They are also…