Eight Tips For College Freshman
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Eight Tips For College Freshman

Campus is thick with excitement, nervousness and expectation. The air is fresh and full of promise. Freshman and their families are bogged down with bags and papers from financial aid, their academic advisors, and are hurriedly trying to check into the residence halls and head to Walmart to pick up their last moment items. I … Continue reading

Five Tips For College Seniors
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Five Tips For College Seniors

As you are entering your senior year, I know you will be inundated with advice about graduate school, professional school, career planning, how to look for a job, how to interview, how to land a job, financial planning, student loan counseling etc. This information matters and take special care to glean all you can. But, … Continue reading

The HBCUSTORY in Black Music Month | Halftime Matters Most
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The HBCUSTORY in Black Music Month | Halftime Matters Most

The resounding blare of the brass and the beat of the drum signal an adrenaline rush and a rapid beating heart. Halftime is game time. There is nothing in the world like an HBCU marching band. All movement in the stadium stops and eyes and ears are focused on the field. Whether it be the … Continue reading

Share Your HBCUstory
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Share Your HBCUstory

HBCUstory, Inc., prides itself in preserving, presenting and promoting inspiring stories of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community’s past and present, for our future. Make Your Memories Matter | Share your HBCUstory with our audience. You don’t need to be a published author, HBCUstory is looking for varied expressions on the HBCU experience. Whether you … Continue reading

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Geo Cooper, L.M. Collins + Fisk University
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HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Geo Cooper, L.M. Collins + Fisk University

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight Fisk alumnus Geo Cooper, pays tribute to the late Professor Emeritus L.M. Collins, ’37 on Facebook Fiskites have heavy hearts tonight. So much can be said about the life of one of America’s greatest scholars. Dr. Leslie M. Collins made an impression on every student who had the good fortune to be … Continue reading

Storyteller of the Year Legacy Awardee: Beth M. Howse, Keeper of the Fisk Flame
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Storyteller of the Year Legacy Awardee: Beth M. Howse, Keeper of the Fisk Flame

To more than a generation of Fiskites, she was the keeper of the Fisk flame. To me, she was an inspiration, a cheerleader, a believer, a sometimes-taskmaster and always, always, always, a friend. And when Beth Madison Howse ’65 died in September 2012, after a four decade-long career in the John Hope and Aurelia Franklin Library … Continue reading