The weight of student loans on Black and Latino borrowers
North Carolina mirrors the national trend with Black and Latino students borrowing at higher rates to offset college expenses.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | February 2, 2021
Bennett College receives candidacy status from new accreditor
Among other privileges, students at the historically Black college for women can now access federal financial aid. Bennett College has until 2025 to complete the accreditation process.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 3, 2020
Partnerships increasing to diversify esports, bring gaming clubs to HBCU campuses
The CIAA and other gaming institutions are working together to change the lack of diversity within the billion-dollar esports and video game industry.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 1, 2020
JCSU awarded $100,000 grant to help remote learning
Students will receive laptops to help with virtual learning as the historically Black university remains close due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 4, 2020
K-5 returns to CMS schools Monday. Here’s what parents are saying.
Students return as eight students and 16 staff members have tested positive for Covid-19, CMS data shows.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 30, 2020
CMS to rename Barringer Academic Center
It will be the second CMS school to have its name changed as part of the district’s effort to eliminate school names tied to racism and slavery.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 29, 2020
Opinion | As a Black educator, the pandemic has affirmed my vision for America’s most vulnerable students
The pandemic has emboldened my support for charter schools and the belief that we need more of them.
By Cheryl Turner | October 22, 2020
Vance High School could bear name of civil rights attorney Julius Chambers
Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board will vote Tuesday on a new name for Zebulon B. Vance High School in University City as part of district-wide review.
By Katrina Louis | October 11, 2020
JCSU receives $6 million technology grant from IBM
Funding will help prepare students for careers in tech industries like cybersecurity and data science. JCSU is among 13 participating HBCUs.
By Janey Tate | October 6, 2020