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🌞 Summer of Innovation and Impact: Exciting HBCU Highlights! πŸš€

Start your summer with inspiring HBCU stories, major achievements, and impactful initiatives in this week's edition.

Hey HBCU Fam! 🌞🌴

This is The HBCU Roundup, your newsletter, bringing you the Summer of Innovation and Impact! As we soak up the sunny season, get ready to dive into some incredible stories and groundbreaking achievements from our vibrant HBCU community.

In This Week's Edition:

  • πŸ™οΈ SF Mayor Wants an HBCU Campus in the City

  • πŸ“° New Du Bois Data Lab for HBCU Journalists

  • πŸ“¦ Move-In Day Mafia Expands to All Nashville HBCUs

  • πŸ€– TSU Hosts Epic A.I. Summit

  • πŸ₯§ Meet the HBCU Grad Behind Patti Labelle's Sweet Potato Pie

πŸ™οΈ SF Mayor Wants an HBCU Campus in the City

Big news, SF! The Mayor is working to bring an HBCU satellite campus to the city, aiming to boost education opportunities and enhance diversity. This could be a game-changer for the Bay Area!

πŸ“° New Du Bois Data Lab for HBCU Journalists

The Center for Journalism & Democracy just launched the Du Bois Data Lab for HBCU journalism students. This lab will arm students with top-notch data skills to revolutionize storytelling in the digital age.

πŸ”—Β Discover the Lab

πŸ“¦ Move-In Day Mafia Expands to All Nashville HBCUs

The Move-In Day Mafia, a volunteer squad dedicated to helping students move in, is expanding its efforts to all Nashville HBCUs. Smooth moves and warm welcomes await the incoming class!

πŸ”—Β Join the Effort

πŸ€– TSU Hosts Epic A.I. Summit

Tennessee State University just hosted a groundbreaking A.I. Summit, bringing together tech experts to discuss the future of artificial intelligence. TSU is leading the charge in tech innovation!


πŸ₯§ Meet the HBCU Grad Behind Patti Labelle's Sweet Potato Pie

Love Patti Labelle’s Sweet Potato Pie? Meet the HBCU grad who created this iconic treat! Learn how his culinary genius turned into a beloved household staple.

πŸ”—Β Get the Full Story

πŸ“Έ IG Pic of the Week

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πŸ”¦ HBCU Spotlight of the Week: Morehouse School of Medicine

This week, we're spotlighting Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), a leader in health care education, research, and service. MSM excels in producing medical professionals dedicated to addressing health disparities and serving underserved communities. Discover how MSM is making a difference in health care.

πŸš€Β HBCU Opportunities

Scholarships:

  • AIChE Minority Scholarship Award - Supporting minority students in chemical engineering! Top applicant becomes the 2024 Collins Scholar with $1,000, conference perks, and more. Award: $1,000 per student, renewable | Deadline: June 15, 2024

  • Monroe Justice and Equality Memorial ScholarshipΒ -Β $1,025 for a high school senior aiming to pursue higher education in legal studies or criminal justice. Write an essay on improving law enforcement relations with the African American community and provide a recommendation letter. | Β Deadline: April 1, 2025

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

Jobs:

  • Admin Assistant/Receptionist, Presidio Trust - Join Presidio Trust in SF Bay Area as an Admin Assistant/Receptionist. Handle clerical tasks and manage reception. Pay: $64K - $75K/year plus benefits.

  • CFO, The River SchoolΒ - Become the CFO at The River School in DC. Bring your financial expertise to this top early childhood program. Apply with your resume, cover letter, and references.

πŸ“£Β Employers: Have an opportunity for HBCU students or graduates? Get in touch to feature your openings and find the right talent. πŸ“ŒΒ Post a position

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As we embrace the summer season, we're excited to bring you these stories of innovation and impact from our HBCU community. Stay tuned for more weekly highlights showcasing the brilliance, creativity, and resilience of HBCUs.

Keep celebrating the incredible strides and inspiring achievements happening all around us.

✌🏾 Catch you in the next one,
Your HBCU Roundup Team 🌞✨

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