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

Moses, Carter To Be Honored at Third HBCUstory Symposium in October
Fisk University / Livingstone College / Meharry Medical College / Morgan State University / Press Releases / Storyteller Awards / Symposium

Moses, Carter To Be Honored at Third HBCUstory Symposium in October

Storyteller of the Year Awards Celebrate Architects and Preservationists of the HBCU Experience NASHVILLE, TN.—Wednesday, September 9, 2015 — Nashville-based advocacy initiative HBCUstory Inc. will honor Meharry Medical College Professor Emeritus Henry A. Moses Ph.D. and HBCU Digest Founder Jarrett L. Carter Sr., during the initiative’s Storyteller of the Year Awards during the third annual … Continue reading

WATCH | HBCU Stories Live Forever
Fisk University / North Carolina A & T State University / Spelman College / Symposium / Tennessee State University / West Virginia State University / White House Initiative on HBCUs

WATCH | HBCU Stories Live Forever

Each year, it is our great privilege to posthumously honor outstanding members of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community who have left an indelible mark on the HBCU family. Their incredible legacies, are a lamp unto our paths as we seek to advance the mission and curate our visions for HBCUs in the … Continue reading

HBCUstory Symposium October 9-10, 2015 | Partners with Fisk, Returns to Nashville
Press Releases / Symposium

HBCUstory Symposium October 9-10, 2015 | Partners with Fisk, Returns to Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN.—Thursday, May 7, 2015: Nashville-based advocacy initiative HBCUstory Inc. announces its partnership with the historic Fisk University, as well as a return to the Music City for its third annual HBCUstory SYMPOSIUM, Oct. 9-10. The two-day research and cultural symposium, which will celebrate the beginning of the sesquicentennial of Reconstruction, annually convenes more than … Continue reading

HBCUs Are Not Merely Relevant
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HBCUs Are Not Merely Relevant

This content was initially offered as “The State of the Story: HBCU Relevance is a Losing Proposition,” the closing remarks of the 2014 HBCUstory Symposium, which was held in Washington, D.C. on October 24 + 25 at the Association of Public Land-grant Universities. Barnard, Wellesley, Smith, Mills and Sweet Briar are women’s colleges; no one asks … 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

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