HBCUs

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “A few months ago, funding for HBCUs was in jeopardy. But the White House and Congress came together and reached a historic agreement. For the first time ever, I signed legislation to permanently fund HBCUs and other institutions that primarily serve first-generation and minority students. This...
By David Steele, The Undefeated Christina Chenault, a senior heptathlete at UCLA, has been operating a website for about two years called The Top Five. It began as a YouTube channel, evolved into a blog, and emerged as a platform for her fellow athletes to explore on-camera the needs, expectations,...
The South Memphis-based campus of LeMoyne-Owen College has been the setting in the last few days for a real-life drama in which administration moves deemed necessary in challenging times are being adjusted to by concerned members of the student body. Faced with a million-dollar shortfall in the college’s projected budget,...
by Michael McLendon, TSU News Service NASHVILLE – Child care providers in Tennessee will have the opportunity to receive additional training thanks to a new $11.4 million federal grant secured by Tennessee State University’s Center of Excellence for Learning Sciences. The university believes better trained daycare providers will mean better...
LeMoyne-Owen fans at the Bruce Johnson hall had to be consoled on Wednesday evening as their Lady Magicians were defeated by Christian Brothers University, 52-51. After the game, LOC women's basketball coach Antony Partee said he recognized early in the game that his team was in trouble. "It was a tough...
Lemoyne- Owen College gave Xavier University of Louisianna a heartbreaking homecoming defeat this past Saturday, 85-84. The loss was handed to Xavier University in front of a  season-high crowd of 2,264 at the Convocation Center in New Orleans. LOC men's head coach William Anderson was very pleased with how his...
Lemoyne-Owen Women's basketball team carried their winning spirit all the way to Dillard University in Louisianna to defeat the Lady Bleu Devils, 54-49. "It was our first road test, we came out the gates kind of sluggish just because it was the Homecoming for Dillard, we are a young team...
The Lemoyne-Owen Magicians are ready to take their fast-paced show on the road as they head to Xavier University of Louisiana for their final exhibition game on Saturday, Nov. 9. The Magicians are coming off an 88-63 exhibition loss to the University of Memphis on Oct. 26. Head coach William...
The Lemoyne-Owen Lady Magicians hope to keep getting wins as they head to Dillard University in Louisianna for their last exhibition matchup on Friday, Nov 8. Head Coach Anthony Partee is preparing for whatever comes his team's way. "Our mindset is us against the world," Partee said. "We know we are...
Teresa Phillips is retiring as Tennessee State's athletic director, a job she's held since April 2002. Phillips announced her decision Thursday in a letter to Tennessee State posted on the school's athletic website. She says she told Tennessee State President Glenda Glover of her intentions in August, and her retirement...