Charlotte firm Dentsply Sirona gives $100,000 for N.C. A&T scholarships

The company's board of directors includes a prominent alumnus and donor.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 19, 2021

N.C. Central is helping the state craft a BIPOC vaccination message

Because of that work, state officials say, more people from historically marginalized communities say they are willing to be vaccinated.
By QCity Metro | February 12, 2021

Three years in, JCSU President Clarence Armbrister talks of visions and challenges

Because of Covid-19, the school recently decided to keep its campus closed for the entire spring semester.
By Glenn Burkins | January 22, 2021

N.C. A&T State University gets $5.5 million gift from Corning Inc.

The money was donated to prepare students for careers in STEM and education.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 18, 2021

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

Women take the lead of CIAA Sports Information Directors Association

Milestone election marks the first time in CIAA history that its SIDA will have all women concurrently serving as officers.
By QCity Metro Staff | August 31, 2020

Livingstone College offers incentives to local students to avoid college deferral

Salisbury's HBCU is offering an additional incentive grant for potential students who live within 50 miles of its campus.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 20, 2020

JCSU cancels in-person homecoming due to coronavirus concerns

School officials point to negative Covid-19 trends and data as reason. Rescheduled in-person commencement for Class of 2020 is also canceled.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 7, 2020

Billionaire investor introduces initiative to ease student debt at HBCUs

Robert F. Smith starts a "pay-it-forward" program for STEM students at 11 HBCUs. He previously cleared student debt for 396 Morehouse College graduates.
By Katrina Louis | June 24, 2020

Livingstone College awarded $500,000 grant to preserve historic Monroe Street School site

The award is one of 51 projects funded by the African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 28, 2020