HBCU Pulse

YES! This Class of 2020 Sees Highest Number of Minority Medical Students Ever

YES! This Class of 2020 Sees Highest Number of Minority Medical Students Ever

— ADVERTISEMENT — The Medical University of South Carolina’s College of Medicine, know as COM, has the fifth largest number of African-American medical students in the USA outside of HBCUs and it’s ranked in the 96th percentile for medical schools with the most African-American students. The 2015-2016 academic year saw COM enrol 129 medical students …

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Historically Black Universities Black Alumni Success Exceeds Grads From Other Institutions

Historically Black Universities Black Alumni Success Exceeds Grads From Other Institutions

Over the years there has been a lot struggles for HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) but a a recent study says that they are doing a much better job than other institutions at producing successful black grads. Grads who are thriving financially and in their careers. This is according to a Gallup study. PhillyTrib.com …

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Wendy Williams Take Two - Apologize for what? 3

Wendy Williams Take Two – Apologize for what?

TV talk show host, Wendy Williams set off a fire storm of controversy and outrage on social media when she questioned the creation and need for HBCU’s and the NAACP in response to actor and activist, Jesse Williams, humanitarian award speech at the BET AWARDS last week. Jesse Williams, aptly spoke on BLACK LIVES MATTER with poetic …

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Why are More Latino Students Enrolling at Historically Black Colleges and Universities?

Why are More Latino Students Enrolling at Historically Black Colleges and Universities?

More Latino students are enrolling in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) like never before. According to recent studies, the enrollment of Latino students in HBCUs increased by 90% from 2000-2010 and has continued to rise steadily ever since, culminating in the Johnson C. Smith University in North Carolina becoming the first HBCU to admit …

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11 Historically Black Colleges & Universities That Have Closed

11 Historically Black Colleges & Universities That Have Closed

Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs as they are called, have been in the news lately for a variety of different reasons. Many of which have been lack of enrollment, the lack of funding, and questions about the curriculum if they are really and truly preparing people of African descent for the world, but …

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