Historically Black Colleges and Universities Archives

MPS students will explore Historically Black Colleges and Universities

October 14, 2021

College and career planning is part of every student’s education journey in Milwaukee Public Schools. From October 11-15, 2021, schools will highlight Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Students in K5 through grade 12 can expect a variety of activities throughout the week and should plan to take part in some events after school hours. Following… [Read More]

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings donates $120-million to support Historically Black Colleges and Universities

July 2, 2020

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife, Patty Quillin, announced Wednesday, June 17, 2020, that they have given $120 million toward scholarships at historically Black colleges and universities — the largest individual donation to the institutions to date. Spelman College, Morehouse College and the United Negro College Fund each received $40 million. The two colleges,… [Read More]

National Park Service awards $7.7 million in grants to historically Black colleges and universities

April 30, 2020

Grants will preserve historic structures on HBCU campuses in 12 states The National Park Service (NPS) announced on Friday, April 24, 2020, $7.7 million in grants to 18 projects in 12 states for the preservation of historic structures on campuses of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Since the 1990s, the National Park Service has… [Read More]

HBCUs host Chicago Classic and college fair 2019

September 19, 2019

On Saturday September 14, 2019, the Chicago Classic and Historically Black Colleges and Universities College Fair was held at Solider Field. The teams that played were the Hampton University Pirates and Howard University Bison, with Hampton beating Howard 41- 20. The marching bands performed at half time and everyone enjoyed both bands. The College fair… [Read More]

Rust College – Where tomorrow’s leaders are students today

April 12, 2018

Rust College is a historically black liberal arts college located at 150 Rust Avenue, in Holly Springs, Mississippi. Located approximately 35 miles southeast of Memphis, Tennessee, it is the second- oldest private college in the state. Affiliated with the United Methodist Church, it is one of ten Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) founded before… [Read More]