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FAMU Joins Tech Workforce Development Consortium, Launches Code Academy

Domi, Florida A&M University, and the Office of Mayor Andrew Gillum launched I/O Avenue, a Tallahassee-based code academy Wednesday. The program, created as a part...

Better Commencement Protest: Bethune-Cookman Booing or Notre Dame Walk Out?

Several pundits and writers have criticized graduates at historically black Bethune-Cookman University for incivility shown during US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' speech, but have...

Robert McCullum Named FAMU Men’s Basketball Coach

The third time’s the charm. It’s something Robert McCullum truly believes. He got some validation in that belief Tuesday afternoon. After a nearly two-month search,...

Bethune-Cookman and Florida Memorial Show the Spectrum of HBCU Outreach

The graduation season of 2017 has offered some interesting comparison in leadership among HBCU presidents. The administration at Bethune-Cookman University, under the leadership of Dr....

For HBCUs, Today’s Disinvited Speaker Could be Tomorrow’s Legislative Loss

Texas Southern University today rescinded the invitation for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) to serve as commencement speaker, prompted by online petitions and the...

Black Faculty Members Pen National, Open Letter to Bethune-Cookman Graduates

More than 200 Black professors penned the beautiful open letter below to the courageous 2017 graduates of Bethune-Cookman (University). The students defied the presence and...

Bethune-Cookman Officials Cite Final Commencement Protest Count at 20 Students

Bethune-Cookman University has released its post-commencement press release, and cites the total number of student protestors from yesterday's exercises at 20, with 13 students...

The Worst Performance at Bethune-Cookman’s Commencement

The key word for Bethune-Cookman University's commencement ceremony was persistence yesterday afternoon. US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos persisted over passionate, raucous booing and shouting. The students...

WATCH – Bethune-Cookman Commencement Livestream

Bethune-Cookman University is livestreaming its spring commencement ceremony, featuring US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as the keynote speaker.

Bethune-Cookman Officials Dismiss Betsy DeVos Petitioners, Question Numbers

Officials at Bethune-Cookman University have released photos of petitions submitted by opponents of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and are questioning the number of...