The Queen City HBCU Cookout has returned to Charlotte

Tia Boyd, founder of Queen City HBCU Cookout, turned her love for event planning to an annual HBCU festival.
By Jalon Hill | September 16, 2021

Companies team up to support HBCUs

Nine new companies have joined a list of more than 60 others to take part in the HBCU Partnership Challenge.
By QCity Metro | September 15, 2021

What’s in the stimulus package for HBCUs? Loan forgiveness

The federal government will erase $1.3 billion in debt that historically Black colleges and universities took on to build, repair and renovate their buildings.
By Glenn Burkins | December 22, 2020

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

Opinion | HBCUs have much to celebrate, but there’s still work to do

The FUTURE Act, the first HBCU graduate on a major presidential ticket and a rich history of excellence are accomplishments worth noting.
By Rep. Alma S. Adams | October 27, 2020

Pandemic isn’t stopping these HBCU homecomings

These North Carolina HBCUs are rounding out homecoming season with virtual festivities.
By QCity Metro Staff | October 21, 2020

Livingstone College, UNCC manage Covid-19 protocols with school reopening

Livingstone College says no positive Covid-19 cases since students returned earlier this month. UNC Charlotte reopens Oct. 1 for select in-person classes after three-week delay.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 29, 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 gifted $250K from Carolina Panthers owner

The donation establishes the David and Nicole Tepper Scholarship at Charlotte’s historically Black university.
By QCity Metro Staff | July 15, 2020