Posted on: June 13, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

The Morehouse Effect: Man of Morehouse vs Morehouse Man featuring Orwin Mayers

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. “Morehouse challenged my patience, which in turn helped me develop more of it. Likewise, Mother Morehouse shaped the…

Posted on: June 12, 2021 Posted by: Orina Comments: 0

Virginia HBCUs need additional Funding- Former Governor Doug Wilder.

The former Virginia governor Doug Wilder has asked state officials to allocate more funding for HBCUs.  Hampton University alumnus Spencer Battle wants HBCU students to benefit from the merits availed by HBCUs. He argues that his four years of study were especially beneficial to him as he was exposed to several opportunities that opened doors for him.  “There’s so much character at HBCU’s, so many people that affect your lives…

Posted on: June 10, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Becoming a Bennett Belle with Tyler Binion

Bennett College is an all girls HBCU located in Greensboro, NC and founded in 1873, that has produced some remarkable leaders and world changers. We started the “Becoming a Bennett Belle” series to speak with Bennett College graduates and learn more about what becoming a Bennett Belle is all about. Graduation Year- 2019 Major- Business Administration What was your life like before attending Bennett College? My life before Bennett College…

Posted on: June 8, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

The Morehouse Effect: Man of Morehouse vs Morehouse Man featuring Devon Ford

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. Major– Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing Graduating year– 2021 What was your life like before attending…

Posted on: June 6, 2021 Posted by: 0fficiallwill Comments: 0

How Howard University Impacted Food Blogger Brandi Bodega

If you need a guide to let you know where the best food is—look no further! Meet Brandi, a food aficionado and Howard University graduate. After tasting some of the finest dishes from Raw House in Harlem, Black Owl Cafe in Kalamazoo and many more. No Ordinary Grub is Brandi’s personal scrapbook of the finer dining’s and recipe’s she has indulged in. Food styling, restaurant reviews, cooking classes, and alcohol-infused…

Posted on: June 1, 2021 Posted by: 0fficiallwill Comments: 0

How this HBCU Graduate Inspires Women to go from Excuses to Execution

Dana “Truly Inspired” Martin, is a female titan in this world surely. After surviving unbearable pain and suffering, she comes out on the other side even stronger. From domestic violence and a suicide attempt, to creating her own business and graduating from Clark Atlanta University. A true testimony  that women are truly the backbone of this nation.  We had the pleasure of speaking to Dana about her trials and how…

Posted on: May 24, 2021 Posted by: 0fficiallwill Comments: 0

Tennessee State University Grad is now Hotter by Two Degrees

Graduation just passed and I’m ready to get started with life after college!”—22 year old Tennessee State University Graduate, Braxton Simpson, is a lady-boss with a purpose. Achieving Alumna status by obtaining not one, but two Bachelor of Science Degree’s. Both in Agricultural Science with a concentration in Agricultural Business along with Political Science, preparing to start post graduation life with a career opportunity in Agriculture. When asked how did…

Posted on: May 20, 2021 Posted by: 0fficiallwill Comments: 0

HBCU Graduate Takes on the Political World head-to-head during the Pandemic in Mississippi

A recent grad of “THEE” Jackson State University and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., gives us an insight on attending a Historically Black College and surviving the pandemic after graduation. Jordan Jefferson, a 22-year-old native of Jackson, Mississippi, says that when someone asks how he’s feeling any day, he responds with, “I’m stressed, blessed and Christmas obsessed”. A great way to start everyday. Starting college as a Mass…

Posted on: May 12, 2021 Posted by: Orina Comments: 0

HBCU Graduate Becomes Youngest Black Mayor In The State Of Illinois

A Kentucky State University graduate has made history as the youngest Illinois State mayor in a hotly contested election. The 29-year-old Darren E. Bryant was particularly thankful for his new position, as evidenced by his interview with the Chicago Defender. “I would like to thank God for this moment,” he told the Chicago Defender after his win. “It feels good, but it’s a part of me and my DNA being…

Posted on: April 5, 2021 Posted by: Orina Comments: 0

Terrence J Partners with Black Owned Bank, First Boulevard, to teach Financial Literacy to HBCU Students

Actor and North Carolina A&T University alumnus Terrence J has partnered with black owned bank First Boulevard to provide HBCU students with financial literacy resources.  The partnership known as Project Tassels, will release a series of videos that will cover a wide array of financial topics including budgeting, credit scores, as well as other sensitive subjects. The aim of the entire project is to help 1000 students better manage their…