Howard University Announces Cathy Hughes School of Communications

October 7, 2016

COMMUNICATIONS — Howard University’s School of Communications, which has produced more black journalists than any other institution, will be renamed after broadcast owner and pioneer Cathy Hughes following a multi-million dollar donation to the school.   Hughes, estimated to be second richest African-American woman in the U.S. with over $400 million in wealth, made the donation to the university through the Catherine L. Hughes and Alfred Liggins III Foundation.   The school, whose alumni include television news anchors, Pulitzer Prize winning journalists, renowned authors and acclaimed filmmakers, last month celebrated its 45th anniversary.  (See web links below to previous storiesVictoria Jones 600 words.

NBC Universal Vice-President Michelle Hord-White, a Howard University School of Communications alumna, accepts the Corporate Award on behalf of NBCU during the …

Photo by Victoria Jones:  Urban League President Marc Morial and his wife, CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller, a Howard University School of Communications alumna, hosted the 45 Anniversary of the university‘s School of Communications, which has graduated some of the nation’s top journalists and communicators.