Higher Education

In its 130-year history, the prestigious Harvard Law Review has never elected a Black woman to serve as president – until now. ImeIme Umana, a Pennsylvania native and daughter of Nigerian immigrants was elected to the post on Jan. 29 of this year. Umana, 24, was raised in the town of State College. Her late […]

The Obama Administration is launching an experimental initiative to provide Pell grants to high school students enrolling in college courses. The initiative targets low-income students.

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the third annual College Signing Day in Harlem. About 4, 000 high school seniors and several celebrities joined Mrs. Obama for the event to promote higher education.

  Tom: You have a great topic for us today: Paying for college. Mellody: It is that time of year, Tom. College acceptance letters have…

A new report says the college graduation gap between Black and Whites students remains, even with an overall increase in graduation rates. But some institutions are successfully helping to close the gap.

Pew Research says Black and Hispanic parents see the need for a college degree more than White parents do. The researchers say the difference is based in aspiration and resources.

After the Civil War and the abolishment of slavery, newly freed people struggled to adjust to the new world. In West Virginia, the efforts of…

Dr. Sybil C. Mobley, founder of Florida A&M University’s School of Business and Industry, died early Tuesday morning. Dr. Mobley’s contributions to FAMU are certainly…

Sallie Mae got you down? Worried about student loans? Well, that’s one problem Chicago teen Arianna Alexander doesn’t have. The straight A student with a 5.1…

The best financial gift for college graduates is not necessarily money, says Deborah Owens, ‘The Wealth Coach. “I want to encourage parents to begin to…

    Not only is he the star of Black-ish, ABC’s modern answer to The Cosby Show, Anthony Anderson has become the go-to awards show host.…