MVSU Brings home 75k in First-ever McDonald’s Gospel Grant Competition

When Mississippi Valley State University Alum Tarrey Torae (96), a Grammy Award-winning artist, heard that there would be a college band/choir competition, she made sure she connected with Gospel hip-hop artist Sir The Baptist to tell him about MVSU and why the school should be included in the competition.  Sir The Baptist looked up the … Continue reading



Claflin University Receives More Than $4 Million Grant From U.S. Department Of Energy To Support Stem Programs

Claflin University is among a select group of HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges/Universities) that will receive funding from a $30 million grant through the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Department of Energy selected Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) – which includes HBCUs in South Carolina, Tennessee, and a Tribal College in the state of Washington to … Continue reading


Tuskegee University Receives A $1 Million Organic Research Endowment From Clif Bar & Company

Tuskegee announced it had received a $1 million endowment from Clif Bar & Company, The funds will support the advancement of organic agriculture and farming practices through the University’s College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences (CAENS). With this investment, Tuskegee University becomes the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to receive a Clif Bar endowment and … Continue reading