The NBA officially announced Thursday that it will be holding the All-Star Game on March 7 in Atlanta and will partner with the NBPA to give more than $2.5 million to HBCUs as well as to support awareness around equity and access to COVID-19 care, re ...
Posted Thursday, February 18th 2021 at 3:13PM
Coppin State University (CSU) is partnering with the National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI) of metropolitan Baltimore, to observe mental health awareness week October 4-10 and introducing a mental health app as an alternative for seeking help. ...
Posted Monday, October 5th 2020 at 1:26PM
Meet Saxton Dunlap. Saxton Dunlap was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoma in May, 2020. He needs to find a matching donor so he can have a stem cell or bone marrow transplant.
The best chance of finding a match is with someone who shares the same gene ...
Posted Wednesday, August 26th 2020 at 7:46PM
Vanderbilt Health is now hiring for Registered Nurses (RNs) to work in the Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant specialty area. The Registered Nurse Oncology Bone Marrow Transplant is a full-time position (36/hours/week) and also includes a $10,000 sign-on bonus PLUS relocation assistance! If you are int ...
Posted Tuesday, July 21st 2020 at 6:49PM
Skin color, vitamin D, inflammation and chronic disease
by William F. Supple, Jr., Ph. D. and Laura Supple
Racial health disparities in the United States are well documented, but the common explanations may overlook an important element that coul ...
Posted Friday, June 19th 2020 at 2:32PM
Oakwood University will open its doors to our new and returning students on August 1, 2020. We have just completed our Spring 2020 semester, notwithstanding the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We wish to thank our administrators, faculty ...
Posted Thursday, May 7th 2020 at 7:12PM
Alcorn State University is committed to doing everything we can to ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff is continuing to closely monitor the global pandemic, COVID-19. Our campus health center indicates there are no confir ...
Posted Friday, March 13th 2020 at 5:44PM
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Posted Saturday, December 7th 2019 at 11:12AM
HBCUConnect.com and Nationwide Insurance wanted to share this really cool promotion that Nationwide is conducting in conjunction with thier Small Business lending partner, BlueVine. This is an opportunity for any small business owner to compete in a Shark Tank like competition with the chance to win ...
Posted Thursday, May 9th 2019 at 5:12PM
If you are looking for something to do during this holiday stretch, then here is an opportunity if you reside in the Augusta, GA area. The Boggs Research Library & Cultural Center is in desparate need for educators for their Creative Writing Workshop ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 2:47PM
African American Patients Only Have a 23 percent Chance of Finding a Life-Saving Blood Stem Cell Donor Compared to 77percent for White Patients
Be The Match On Campus college chapters formed to help more African Americans find a cure for life-threatening blood cancers and blood disorders
Posted Monday, November 12th 2018 at 5:51PM
PA Program Gains Provisional Accreditation, Can Enroll Students. Commission OK has Morehouse School of Medicine on fast track to June 2019 debut
Morehouse School of Medicine’s new Physician Assistant Studies program passed a significant milestone ...
Posted Wednesday, October 31st 2018 at 3:49PM
The Maryland Health and Human Service Committee, chaired by Senator Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, will partner with the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE), Baltimore Chapter, to host a health workshop on Friday, November 9th 2018 fr ...
Posted Monday, October 22nd 2018 at 5:45PM
WHAT: Community Blood Drive with the American Red Cross @ ASU/Give Blood & Get a Free Magic City Classic Football Ticket!
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE: ASU’s John Garrick Hardy Student Center in its Union Cyber Café Lounge ...
Posted Monday, October 15th 2018 at 6:26PM
The grant will train both undergraduate and graduate students in the field of biomedical engineering
One of Alabama State University’s nationally acclaimed research scientists has been awarded a three-year, $500,000 grant from the National Scienc ...
Posted Monday, October 15th 2018 at 3:47PM
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas funds academic research award
Texas Southern University (TSU) scholars will help in the fight against cancer via a recently announced $5.1 million academic research grant from the Cancer Prevention & ...
Posted Thursday, August 30th 2018 at 3:02PM
A pioneering scholar who helped build Physical Therapy curriculum's within the nation's HBCU's.
Alabama State University honored the lifework of a pioneering advocate for health equity who helped to establish ASU’s nationally acclaimed Doctor of P ...
Posted Wednesday, April 4th 2018 at 4:31PM
Close out the Month with Breast Cancer Examination & Prevention Tips -
- Noted Physician Melanie Crutchfield Whitten, M.D. will Lead the Discussion -
WHEN: Monday (Oct. 30) @ 3 p.m.
WHERE: ASU's J. Garrick Hardy Student Center Theater (near ASU' ...
Posted Friday, October 27th 2017 at 2:51PM
This morning, the doors of the Millet Activity Center opened for the Fifth Annual Community Health Fair, hosted by Oakwood University's Praise Station WJOU 90.1 FM, Healthy Campus 2020 and Good Samaritan Hospice.
Over 75 vendors will provide a v ...
Posted Thursday, October 26th 2017 at 2:15PM
Marriage is already an exercise in compromise and communication, but how do you cope when your spouse is bipolar?
We all experience ups and downs: it’s a normal part of life. A person with bipolar disorder, however, is experiencing these highs and ...
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2017 at 6:16PM
When we discuss domestic violence, it is often assumed that the victims are women. And the statistics are truly traumatic. The less-told story is that a striking number of men are victims, too, suffering physical, mental and sexual abuse in both hete ...
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2017 at 6:13PM
Can we teach children how to spot it in themselves?
Every parent knows the telltale signs of a good ol’ temper tantrum: There’s often screaming, tears, maybe some flailing of arms and legs as they lay on the floor of a public place.
But when t ...
Posted Thursday, March 23rd 2017 at 6:10PM
Oakwood University is excited and prepared to greet guests tomorrow from The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) and several Historically Black Colleges (HBCU).
The purpose of this event is to encourage other HBCUs to join PHA and create a ...
Posted Friday, February 10th 2017 at 4:34PM
Courtesy of DiversityInc.com
Published December 15, 2016
By Sheryl Estrada of DiversityInc.com
An analysis of hair and beauty products marketed to Black women found that approximately 1,177 products contain more potentially harmful ingredients than products promoted to the general public.
Posted Thursday, December 15th 2016 at 11:49AM
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he looks at the last 50 years of African-American history — from Dr. King to President Obama, from James Brown to Beyoncé — charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Watch the Mini-Series Event Tuesday November 22 at 8/7c only on PBS. Click to learn more.
Posted Monday, November 21st 2016 at 8:11PM