Posted on: November 15, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

How Krystle Green Became a FAMU Graduate after a 13-year College Hiatus

FAMU helped me to exemplify my determination, selflessness, and courage that yes, a mom, a wife, a person with disabilities can do anything they set their minds to. –Krystle Raye Green Name– Krystle Raye Green School– Florida A&M University l Class of 2021 Tell us your HBCU Story There is a saying that goes something like, “Don’t Quit Your Daydream”. It is actually one of my favorite affirmations. I am…

Posted on: October 27, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

HBCU Startup Open Created a Pitch challenge for HBCU Students and Graduate Entrepreneurs and Innovators

HBCU Startup Open, presented by Smartpreneur, is a pitch challenge and startup competition that brings together a diverse group of innovators and entrepreneurs from Historical Black Colleges and Universities. Smartpreneur founder Jaune Odombrown, partnered with Bowie State University graduate, DeRonte Craig and his company Nine 27, to help with the initial launch of HBCU Startup Open and tap into the HBCU space.  For anyone outside of the HBCU space,  parent company Smartpreneur, caters…

Posted on: October 12, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Student Leaders Speak on the HBCU Campaign Season Experience and What It Takes To Be A Campus Leader

Written by William Gregory By definition, “Leadership” can be defined as one’s ability to influence and motivate others to bring the best out in them. HBCU campus leaders are the forefront of student leadership, who are supposed to execute this will and always hold the crown high. We recently had the chance to speak with a few of them on The Culture Effect podcast Watch the full interview below. Student…

Posted on: September 18, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Emmy Award Winner and TV Producer Rushion McDonald, launches HBCU College Day Tour

Two-time Emmy winning TV/film producer, syndicated host of “Money Making Conversations,” and global marketing architect Rushion McDonald (the two Think Like A Man and Think Like A Man Too movies, Steve Harvey talk show, Steve Harvey Morning Show, Family Feud, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Parkers, Stephen A’s World, etc.) is hosting and producing the upcoming HBCU College Day Tour, which stops in three cities this month. This HBCU College Day Tour is open to high school juniors and seniors and young adults, providing…

Posted on: September 11, 2021 Posted by: Orina Comments: 0

WarnerMedia Celebrates National HBCU Week by Saluting Graduates Making an Impact Across the Company

In celebration of National HBCU Week, WarnerMedia is saluting its Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) graduates and talent from across its portfolio of brands, including CNN, Cartoon Network, HBO Max, HLN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Sports, WarnerMedia Studios, Warner Bros. Pictures, and Warner Bros. Television.As part of its ongoing efforts to highlight the importance of HBCUs and the contributions their graduates have made to society and the news and…

Posted on: September 3, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

How Hampton University Prepared this Entrepreneur for Business, Life, and More

Hampton University graduate Weston Hill is an entrepreneur, who worked several years in corporate America, before deciding to take a chance on entrepreneurship 10 years ago and opening his own tax office. Through his company The Tax Bizz, he offers a range of very affordable resources from Tax Software, Mentorship, Tax Software Training, Tax Courses, 1 on 1 consulting, and Marketing Training, On the latest episode of our podcast show “The…

Posted on: August 31, 2021 Posted by: Orina Comments: 0

Howard University’s Mogul in the Making, Kristalyn Billips

Article curated and written by Dana “Truly Inspired” Martin Kristalyn Billips is a junior Marketing major, sports administration minor from South Jamaica, NY. She currently attends Howard University and plans to continue her studies at a top graduate university upon graduation to receive her Masters of Science in Marketing or work full time in the entertainment, sports or fashion industry. Since arriving at Howard U in 2018, Kristalyn has held many positions on…

Posted on: July 14, 2021 Posted by: Orina Comments: 0

Seven FAMU Graduates speak on their HBCU experience,”Set Friday” and how college networking assisted them in their current careers

Rattlers are in the house and are going up in the HBCU world! We recently had the opportunity of conversing with seven Florida A&M University graduates, as they discussed their HBCU experiences. From life after college, lessons they’ve learned and the impact they plan to make on this generation and the next.  Featuring: Marie Rattigan (@lyricalmarie ) Camille Freeman (@whocamille)  Georgia Dawkins ( @georgiadawkins)  AJ Williams (@a.jay.Williams) Sunni Speaks (@sunnispeaks)…

Posted on: July 2, 2021 Posted by: Orina Comments: 0

5 HBCU Sports Management Programs

Sports management is among the most fulfilling and rewarding jobs in the sports field. When we think of players in the field, our mind often associates them with their coaches. Unknown to many, a behind-the-scenes party is responsible for most activities the players engage in while off the field. These range from business trips, promotions, and contracts. This is the primary job of a sports manager, and becoming one is…

Posted on: June 30, 2021 Posted by: Orina Comments: 0

The Morehouse Effect: Man of Morehouse vs Morehouse Man featuring Noah Mcqueen

Founded in 1867, Morehouse College is known for producing black men of excellence out of Atlanta, Ga. We often hear graduates differentiate between the terms “Man of Morehouse” versus a “Morehouse Man” so we wanted to speak directly with graduates and get their take on what the Morehouse effect is all about. I remember attending a workshop at Bowie State hosted by Nikki Giovanni my junior year of high school.…