Lessons In Leadership | HBCUs + Black Fraternities and Sororities
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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

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HBCU Storyteller Spotlight: Felicia White, Philander Smith ’11

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight Philander Smith College alumna Felicia White, ’11, salutes former president, Dr. Walter Kimbrough on Facebook. Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough was the BEST college president that I could have asked for while I was attending Philander Smith. While most people don’t even know their deans and presidents, he made a point to get … Continue reading

It’s Anything But Business As Usual for Philander Smith’s Mikia Carter
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It’s Anything But Business As Usual for Philander Smith’s Mikia Carter

A junior at Philander Smith College, Mikia E.C. Carter is a Business Administration major, with a minor in Political Science. She is a University of California SIEML Fellow, Campus Ambassador for Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business, George C. Taylor Scholar, Zonta International Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholar, UNCF Corporate Scholar and a MasterCard Worldwide Scholar. This summer, she completed … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex! HBCUs Fight Against STIs Through Sex Education

E. Clare Stewart is graduate of Fisk University and Meharry Medical College, School of Graduate Studies and Research. She currently serves as the Community Coordinator for the HBCU Wellness Project at Fisk University. Follow her on twitter at @EClareStewart. Uncomfortable conversations about sex must happen. Talking about sex for many can be difficult, embarrassing and awkward. Feelings and … Continue reading

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Standing Up for Trayvon Martin: The HBCUstory of Fiskite and Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

It is impossible for members of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community to remain unmoved by the senseless and heinous murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in a gated community in Sanford, Florida, just outside Orlando on February 26. The hundreds of thousands of those who came before us tearing down walls, breaking glass … Continue reading