HBCUstory Symposium 2015 | Schedule of Events
HBCUstory Symposium

HBCUstory Symposium 2015 | Schedule of Events

HBCUstory Symposium 2015 will proudly feature 30+ presidents, educational and nonprofit administrators, faculty, alumni and student-presenters — representing 24 colleges, including 18 of the nation’s HBCUs! Sessions include topics ranging from history, student choice, board governance, sports, mentorship, partnerships and alumni fundraising as well as panels by the UNCF, NIH, and environmental justice experts. This … Continue reading

Dream the Boldest Dreams | HBCUstory Symposium 2014 Schedule
HBCUstory Symposium

Dream the Boldest Dreams | HBCUstory Symposium 2014 Schedule

  “From Jacksonville, Florida, to Atlanta, Georgia, it is roughly a one-hour plane trip, 270 miles airport to airport. For me the distance between these two point was not short, nor was it a straight line” – Conversations With only a sixth-grade education, her self-made millionaire great-grandfather Abraham Lincoln Lewis  — whom she affectionately called “Fafa”  — was a benefactor to Florida … Continue reading

Everyone Has A Story, Live A Life That Truly Matters | Telling the #HBCUstory
Bennett College / Fisk University / HBCUstory Symposium / Paul Quinn College / Spelman College

Everyone Has A Story, Live A Life That Truly Matters | Telling the #HBCUstory

It’s been more than two years since I founded HBCUstory, Inc., an advocacy initiative to preserve, present and promote, inspiring stories of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. And what a ride it has been! Everyone has a story. Here is mine. In the fall of 1999, I entered Fisk University as 17 year-old, first-generation, college freshman. … Continue reading

2014 HBCUstory Symposium Welcomes Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Dr. Ivory A. Toldson as Keynote Speakers
Bennett College / Fisk University / HBCUstory Symposium / Press Releases / Spelman College

2014 HBCUstory Symposium Welcomes Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Dr. Ivory A. Toldson as Keynote Speakers

WASHINGTON D.C.—Monday, Sept. 8, 2014—The organizers of the 2014 HBCUstory Symposium, scheduled Oct. 24 & 25, are excited to announce that Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), and Dr. Ivory A. Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities will serve … Continue reading