Historically Black Colleges and Universities http://wunc.org en LGBTA Center Opens On NC Central Campus http://wunc.org/post/lgbta-center-opens-nc-central-campus <p>A Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally Center recently opened on the North Carolina Central University campus. School officials say the goal of the facility is to establish a safer and more inclusive environment for all students. Tia Marie Doxey, Director of Student Life Assessment at the university, &nbsp;says there have been some emotional moments there so far.</p><p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid--b2f872e-0695-b0db-7ac2-21d6456aedcd" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 13:54:39 +0000 Eric Hodge 19392 at http://wunc.org LGBTA Center Opens On NC Central Campus Historically Black Colleges and Universities take part in "Hazing Hurts" Forum http://wunc.org/post/historically-black-colleges-and-universities-take-part-hazing-hurts-forum <p>It's the beginning of the Spring Semester and&nbsp;sorority and fraternity in-take season is about to begin on many college campuses.&nbsp; This has traditionally been an exciting time at historically black colleges and universities where many of these Greek organizations are turning 100 years old.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>But entry into these close-knit groups have sparked major out-cry because of hazing.&nbsp; And administrators say the sometimes violent and mentally taxing pledge process has spilled over into other campus groups, like the band, sports teams and even honor societies.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:05:39 +0000 Leoneda Inge 8786 at http://wunc.org WSSU Plays For Division II Football Championship http://wunc.org/post/wssu-plays-division-ii-football-championship <p>Winston-Salem State University is playing in the Division II football national championship tomorrow against Georgia's Valdosta State.</p><p>Winston-Salem State had been transitioning to Division I athletics, but the school did an about face two years ago because the move was too costly. Some supporters were upset that the Rams wouldn't become a Division I member. Head Coach Connell Mayor says his undefeated football team has provided a solution.</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:10:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 6217 at http://wunc.org HBCUs Topic Of Discussion In Greensboro http://wunc.org/post/hbcus-topic-discussion-greensboro <p>Experts and educators are coming together today to discuss an economic transformation for Historically Black Colleges and Universities.<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge:</strong>&nbsp; The down economy has not been kind to higher education and Historically Black Colleges and Universities, or HBCUs have suffered even more. Andrea Harris is president of the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development.&nbsp; She has invited black college leaders and the head of the White House Initiative on HBCUs to debate the financial survival of these institutions.<br> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 11:05:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2303 at http://wunc.org Nelms Leads On HBCU Issues http://wunc.org/post/nelms-leads-hbcu-issues <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Chancellor at North Carolina Central will play a key role at a White House event next week. Charlie </span>Nelms<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will lead a town hall at the annual conference of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.</span></p><p> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 19:06:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 7468 at http://wunc.org Nelms Leads On HBCU Issues