WASHINGTON — Active Minds, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization promoting mental health awareness and education for youth and young adults, and UNCF (United Negro College…
Unprecedented Initiative UNAPOLOGETICALLY FREE Centers Mental Health at HBCUs and other Black colleges
UNCF (United Negro College Fund), The Steve Fund and Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) launched an unprecedented national effort, Unapologetically Free: Centering Mental Health on Black College Campuses.
For decades, Black colleges have been portrayed as deficient. What changed?
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on trends in the HBCU space from the annual EDUCAUSE conference.
Some historically Black colleges and universities experienced record research funding this fiscal year. It’s a hopeful sign to a group of HBCUs seeking R-1 status.
Morgan State University has announced historic enrollment figures for a second consecutive year.
UNCF among Six Intermediaries Receiving $100 Million to Lead Institutional Transformation at HBCUs and Other Institutions of Higher Education
UNCF has received a catalytic investment to accelerate institutional transformation efforts from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Members of the Hawkins community and Jarvis Christian University met today on the Jarvis campus to announce a new “transformation initiative.”
This fall, when classes resume at colleges and universities across America, first-year and transfer students will be joined by hundreds of new faculty members, department chairs and deans, presidents and chancellors.
UNCF Spearheading Groundbreaking HBCUv Initiative Through Collective Genius in Black Pedagogy and Higher Education
Our innovations will signal a shift from online classrooms to online learning experiences, not just for our own institutions, but for higher education as a whole.
HBCUv is an innovative learning technology ecosystem that is nothing short of revolutionary. It will reimagine the legacy, community and culture of HBCUs into a virtual experience that’s accessible, equitable and connected.
UNCF convened for UNITE 2022, the organization’s summit for students, educators and professional stakeholders at HBCUs.
With all that historically Black colleges and universities do, we have yet to unlock their full potential. Not even close.
JPMorgan Chase Commits $30 Million to Support Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Students
Commitment will expand career pathways student development programming and promote financial education resources on campuses.
In the midst of the pandemic, HBCUs have focused on the their social, emotional or mental well being. UNCF and the Steve Fund announced a two-year multi-layered partnership.
UNCF and partners reflected on the successes of the Career Pathways Initiative (CPI) funded by a $50 million Lilly Endowment investment that helps HBCUs and PBIs strengthen institutional career placement outcomes.
No single group of institutions is more responsible for the economic, cultural and legal progress of our nation’s Black families than HBCUs.
Dr. Ford will become the next president of Dillard University, a historically Black university in New Orleans. Ford is currently the dean of Elon University’s School of Communications.
Low-income students, students of color, and those who are the first in their families to go to college often have a tougher time finding a first job out of college and earn less than their more privileged peers.
With capacity-building support from UNCF, HBCUs will offer one-on-one success coaching to help thousands of students of color chart pathways to and through college.
UNCF’s Executive Leadership Institute gatherings, focused on how HBCUs and PBIs can support women advocates by putting more women in positions of leadership.
The HBCU Transformation Project aims to increase HBCU health and sustainability, improve student outcomes in retention and graduation rates, expand enrollment, and bolster capacity building with faculty and staff.
The United Negro College Fund is launching a new online learning platform where HBCU students and scholars at different institutions across the country can learn and connect.
CDFIs like Reinvestment Fund are positioned to connect the dots between community partners, financial institutions and policymakers to help drive healthy and equitable communities.
If HBCUs are to realize their full potential as a driver of economic and community development, their value and impact must be recognized by the capital markets.
Tiffany Oliver, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of the Department of Biology at Spelman, uses data science to tackle educational inequities.
The HBCUs-LTSS Careers Initiative brings together leaders from UNCF, HBCUs, and LeadingAge to develop strategies for expanding the capacity of HBCUs to prepare students for jobs in the LTSS field.
UNCF ELI Roundtable Conversation: Building a Path to Institutional Transformation for Minority Serving Institutions
A Conversation on Building a Path to Institutional Transformation for Minority Serving Institutions with UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael Lomax and Jason Wright, President of the Washington Football Team.
Supporting student success outcomes requires a culture of data fluency. ICB and Anthology partner on HBCU Data and Analytics Credential.
In today’s higher education landscape, the collection, appreciation, and usage of data and analytics is not only necessary, it is essential.
UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Launches New Podcast, “HBCU Voices: Executive Leaders’ Unfiltered”
HBCU Voices: Executive Leaders’ Unfiltered is a new podcast that explores the innovations, transformations and advancements happening at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with…
UNCF Institute for Capacity Building’s Career Pathways Initiative honored in two categories in 2nd Annual Anthem Awards
UNCF Institute for Capacity Building announced today that it has been named Best Business Strategy in the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Education, Art, &…
Join our director of Transformation Support, Rev. Dr. Darryl Ann Lai Fang and Program Manager, Deshon Burgess as they host a monthly virtual webinar series: The State of HBCUs and discuss student success, enrollment trends and transformation happening at Black colleges. Register now for our next webinar.
Growing Capacity to Leverage Big Data is Advancing Equity in Higher Education; UNCF and Excelencia in Education Continue to Lead the Way
Today, we announced the successful conclusion of Leveraging Big Data to Achieve Equity, an initiative designed to enhance research capabilities at HBCUs and HSIs.
With support from the Waverley Street Foundation, UNCF ICB is exploring how HBCUs can support a new generation of Black leaders in the fights against climate change and environmental racism.
UNCF ICB Joins Call for Support for Returning Learners as a National Priority During UPCEA MEMS Conference
UNCF ICB joined national student success professionals at the UPCEA MEMS Conference to discuss a new initiative that enables institutional networks to use coaching to support returning learners.
UNCF and InsideTrack partners to help students return to school in the midst of the pandemic. A new case study reveals lessons learned.
UNCF Institute for Capacity Building Expands Network Committed to Strengthening Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
UNCF expands transformation partnerships to 42 with newly funded cohort of HBCUs, propelling higher enrollment and student success