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Two Tyler doctors appointed to state health information board

AUSTIN, Texas (KLTV) - Gov. Abbott has appointed two Tyler doctors to the Texas Health Services Authority that is responsible for coordinating the health information exchange (HIE) in Texas. Paula Anthony-McMann, Ph.D. of Tyler is the Chief Strategy Officer for UT Health East Texas and was reappointed to the position...
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KAPPAS Will Award $100,000 Gift To Hampton University During Homecoming

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. means many different things to its members—Achievement, Fellowship, Brotherhood, Mentoring, The Bond, Patriotism, Youth Development, Community Service, etc. Founded on a cold Thursday evening, January 5, 1911, on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, for over 110 years, Kappa Alpha Psi has continued to...
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Matrick Belton takes the stage in WWE

Former South Carolina wide receiver Matrick Belton signed in February of this year with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and on Wednesday of this week, he made his first big appearance on a live show. Belton, who previous appeared as a henchman for Apollo Crews, is now taking a much more...
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4 Virginia Universities named in Top 50 HBCU list by U.S. News & World Report

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Four Virginia universities made it into the Top 50 of the Best Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) list by U.S. News & World Report. According to the U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings, Hampton University (4th) was followed by Norfolk State University (20th), Virginia State University (29th), and Virginia Union University (48th).

The Queen City HBCU Cookout has returned to Charlotte

As a student at North Carolina A&T University, Tia Boyd always enjoyed hosting social events and parties. She particularly enjoyed co-hosting events with students from other historically Black colleges and universities whenever their teams would play each other. Graduating with a computer science degree in 2002, Boyd moved to Charlotte...

Vice President Harris Visits Hampton University

Vice President Kamala Harris was on the campus of Hampton University on Sept. 10 to highlight the impact of HBCUs on the future success of the country’s workforce. HU hosted Harris at one of the conferences held every September to recognize the roles of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in countless contributions these institutions and their alumni have.

Tiger-Cats Name David Watford Starting QB For Week 7

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced on Thursday that David Watford will be the team’s starting quarterback for their week 7 matchup against the Calgary Stampeders. He will be the third different quarterback to start a game for Hamilton this season, with the two others being Jeremiah Masoli and Dane Evans. Masoli was the team’s original QB1, but was benched in week 2 after his second straight game with multiple interceptions. Dane Evans took his spot, but was injured in last weeks’ loss to the Toronto Argonauts. Now, the Tiger-Cats hope Watford can lead the team to victories in the next few games.
Yale Daily News

Anthony Henderson, Sr. starts as Yale’s new deputy athletic director

Yale’s newest athletic administrator, Anthony Henderson, Sr., started this month as the department’s third deputy director of athletics. Henderson is filling the role of Wayne Dean, who died in November 2020 after serving Yale for 34 years. Henderson will now serve alongside Yale’s current deputy directors of athletics, Ann-Marie Guglieri and Mary Berdo, to form the “Senior Leadership Team” that advises Vicky Chun, Yale’s director of athletics.
Boston Herald

Franks: We can’t let inner-city Catholic schools go extinct

A former Catholic cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, is facing trial on charges of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy. He is the only current or former U.S. cardinal to be criminally charged with child sex crimes. The Catholic Church has been paying millions of dollars to settle such cases for decades. Inner-city...

Hampton preps for ‘Battle of the Real HU’ against Howard; Norfolk State staying positive after loss

The 96th meeting between Hampton University (1-1) and Howard University (0-2), long known by the schools as “The Battle of the Real HU,” will be televised nationally at noon Saturday by NBC Sports Network — the Pirates’ first live national TV game in five years. The game will be played at Audi Field in Washington, a 20,000-seat stadium opened in 2018 primarily for D.C. United’s Major League ...

Discovering allyship at a historically Black university

Adrienne Nugent’s postdoctoral programme at Hampton University showed her what it felt like to be a member of a minority group on a committee. Adrienne Nugent is a clinical genomics scientist at Invitae, a biotechnology company in San Francisco, California. You have full access to this article via your institution.

B-CU faces tough challenge against Alabama A&M

The Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Wildcats hosts defending Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champion Alabama A&M University Bulldogs at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday. The game is the home opener and first game as a member of the SWAC for the Wildcats. It will also be nationally televised on ESPNU...

Proposed daily closure of two I-64 on-ramps in Hampton elicits plea for homeless vets

As Hampton awaits federal approval to temporarily close two Interstate 64 eastbound ramps, Evie Wood made a plea for homeless vets. Woods, a social worker with Hampton VA Medical Center, helps to get vets placed in shelters, most of which are easiest to get to using those ramps. “Causing the additional delays in travel time from our medical center, which has easy access to 64 ... may result in ...

NSU Alum Bob Dandridge inducted into Basketball Hall of Fame

Richmond, Virginia native and Norfolk State alumni Bob Dandridge was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall Of Fame. Dandridge joined 15 other inductees including Ben Wallace, Paul Pierce, and Chris Bosh. After attending Maggie L. Walker High School, Dandridge went on to play at Norfolk State University, alongside legendary...

Celebrating A. Quinn Jones, HBCUs

The Matheson History Museum and the A. Quinn Jones Museum and Cultural Center will celebrate the life of the beloved late educator A. Quinn Jones and the continued impact of historically Black colleges and universities. “The A. Quinn Jones, Black Education and HBCUs" program will be held at 7:30 p.m....

Actress lured by Netflix smash 'Clickbait' talks acting while Black, lure of soap operas

Joyce Guy has over 100 acting credits in movies and TV, including roles on the hot new Netflix thriller “Clickbait.” And the actress is currently a principal member on the ABC soap opera “General Hospital.”. “Clickbait,” which debuted Aug. 25, tfollows family man Nick Brewer (Adrian Grenier), who’s abducted as...