A Prayer For HBCU Seniors
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority / Black Sororities / Campus Life & Style / Fisk University / History & Culture / NPHC

A Prayer For HBCU Seniors

Father God, Your wisdom has allowed us to travel our collegiate journey with grace. You have allowed us to go through many trials and tribulations. Many times we praise you for the tribulations, but the trials are what have made us into a time such as this. See, My God, we are on the brink … Continue reading

Lessons In Leadership | HBCUs + Black Fraternities and Sororities
Alabama State University / Barber-Scotia College / Bennett College / Bethune-Cookman College / Black Fraternities / Black Sororities / Campus Life & Style / Clark Atlanta University / Defunct Black Colleges / Dillard University / Fisk University / Florida A & M University / History & Culture / Howard University / Langston University / Morehouse College / North Carolina A & T State University / NPHC / Paul Quinn College / Philander Smith College / Spelman College / Tennessee State University / Tuskegee University / Xavier University of Louisiana

Lessons In Leadership | HBCUs + Black Fraternities and Sororities

Originally published in HBCU Digest magazine, June 2014. It is virtually impossible to think about the culture of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) without thinking about the place of Black Greek Lettered Organizations (BGLOs) on many, if not most, of their campuses. Dubbed the “Divine Nine,” after the nine-member National Pan-Hellenic Council, Incorporated (NPHC), … Continue reading

Black Sorority Challenges and Successes: Dr. Crystal deGregory, Fisk ’03 #BlackGreekSuccess
Black Sororities / Campus Life & Style / NPHC

Black Sorority Challenges and Successes: Dr. Crystal deGregory, Fisk ’03 #BlackGreekSuccess

HBCUstory founder and executive editor Dr. Crystal deGregory (@HBCUstorian) joined Black Greek Success Chat on February 11 to discuss her blog, “Five Challenges Black Sororities Must Address in 2014” written for HBCU Lifestyle. The chat took place 5:30-6:30 p.m., central time, on  Twitter and Facebook. @EddieFrancis: In your @HBCU_Lifestyle piece you mention that black sororities must share their narratives.. @EddieFrancis: Q1. Give … Continue reading

How to Pledge Black Sororities and Fraternities
Black Fraternities / Black Sororities / Campus Life & Style / NPHC

How to Pledge Black Sororities and Fraternities

It’s pledging season. All across the nation, there are excited collegians preparing their applications for membership to a black sorority or fraternity. Many of them are students on Historically Black College and University (HBCU) campuses. Dubbed the “Divine Nine,” the National Pan-Hellenic Council member organizations—Alpha Phi Alpha, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi … Continue reading