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🌟 HBCU Stars Shine: Game Changers & Historic Wins This Week!

Dive into this week’s historic wins, exclusive insights, and more!

Happy Monday, HBCU Fam! 👋🏾

This is The HBCU Roundup, your newsletter, zooming into mid-April with stories that showcase HBCU brilliance—just in time as you wrap up those tax filings. As we all navigate the crunch of Tax Day, let’s take a moment to celebrate the remarkable achievements from our campuses that give us all a reason to smile.

In This Week's Edition:

  • 🤸🏾‍♀️ Morgan Price Vaults to HBCU History

  • 🏆 Oakwood University Takes Top Honors

  • 🛠️ 2024 Retool Your School Winners

  • 🏀 Amari Heard’s WNBA Ambitions

  • 🎓 Morris Brown’s Greek-Led Renaissance

🤸🏾‍♀️ Morgan Price: HBCU Gymnastics Champion

Fisk’s Morgan Price just made history! Winning a national title, she’s not only vaulted herself into the spotlight but also shown what HBCU athletes are capable of. Her win is a big deal, pushing the narrative that HBCUs can produce top-tier athletic talent too.


Appily Easy Money College Scholarship: Empower Your Future!

$1,000 Scholarship: Appily’s scholarship opens doors for both HBCU and high school students. Whether you're just starting your academic journey or already making strides in college, this opportunity is for you.

🏆 Oakwood Tops the Charts at Honda Challenge

Guess who’s the national champ at the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge? Oakwood University! Their victory is a testament to the brilliant minds at HBCUs who are smashing academic competitions and setting high standards.

🛠️ Home Depot Cheers 2024's School Makeovers

Big shoutout to the winners of The Home Depot’s Retool Your School program! These schools are getting major makeovers, thanks to funding that spruces up campuses and fuels pride in the heart of the HBCU community.

🏀 Dreaming Big: Amari Heard Eyes the WNBA

Amari Heard’s story is all about aiming for the stars. From Savannah State to possibly the WNBA, she’s not just playing the game—she’s changing it. Her journey is inspiring, showing young HBCU talents that anything's possible.

🎓 The Renaissance of Morris Brown through Greek Life

Morris Brown College is buzzing again, all thanks to the vibrant energy of Black Greek organizations. They're more than just social groups; they’re at the heart of the college’s resurgence, boosting community spirit and engagement.

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🔦 HBCU Spotlight of the Week: LaWanda Toney's Trailblazing Rise

This week, we shine a light on LaWanda Toney, a proud Howard University alumna recently promoted to a senior communications role at the Department of Education. Her advancement underscores the significant influence of HBCUs in preparing leaders for substantial roles across various sectors.

In her new capacity, Toney will play a crucial role in shaping educational policies and communications, demonstrating the enduring power and purpose of HBCU training.

🚀 HBCU Opportunities


  • Generation Google Scholarship – Secure up to $10,000 USD in the US or $5,000 CAD in Canada for the 2024-2025 academic year through the Generation Google Scholarship. This initiative supports aspiring computer science students eager to lead in technology. | Deadline: April 23, 2024

  • Sinclair Broadcast Diversity Scholarship – Sinclair Broadcast Group supports diverse media professionals in training with scholarships for undergraduates majoring in journalism, digital media, or marketing. Applicants must have a minimum 2.50 GPA. | Deadline: April 30, 2024

💰 Looking for more ways to fund your education? Check out our extensive list of scholarships tailored for HBCU students. Find Your Scholarship.


  • BlackRock 2025 Summer Internship Program - Join BlackRock for a nine-week summer internship from June through August, designed to mirror the experience of a full-time Analyst. Enjoy an initial orientation, on-the-job training, a speaker series, and mentoring.

  • American Heart Association Intern, Writer/Editor - Engage in creating a wide array of content that educates and promotes the mission of the AHA. This remote internship involves writing and editing articles, social media posts, and multimedia scripts.

📣 Employers: Have an opportunity for HBCU students or graduates? Get in touch to feature your openings and find the right talent. 📌 Post a position

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As April progresses, we keep celebrating the extraordinary contributions of the HBCU community. This week's edition highlighted trailblazing alumni and innovative programs enriching HBCU life.

Thanks for being part of our vibrant community and helping spread HBCU pride far and wide.

✌🏾 Peace out,
Your HBCU Roundup Team

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