Xavier University Of Louisiana Announces New President
The Board of Trustees of Xavier University of Louisiana announced that it has unanimously elected Dr. C. Reynold Verret as the university’s next president. “I would like to congratulate and welcome Dr. Verret to the Xavier family,” said Michael Rue, chairman of the Board of Trustees. “While there were... Read more
Dove Hair Launches Poetic Tribute to Curls, Inspired by Stories from Real Women
Earlier this year, Dove Hair revealed that as few as 10% of women feel proud of their curly hair and only 4 out of 10 little girls with curly hair think their hair is beautiful. These findings inspired the Dove Hair: Love Your Curls campaign and film launch, which... Read more
HBCU Advocacy And Relevance Remains The Priority In Washington
Last week the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) helped to launch the new Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus, chaired by Representatives Alma S. Adams (D-NC) and Bradley Byrne (R-AL), said TMCF President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. The Caucus was officially approved by the Committee on House Administration in... Read more
Pro football player William Gay has teamed up with HopeLine from Verizon to share his story about losing his mother to domestic violence
On April 29th, Verizon hosted an event in New York City with pro football player William Gay and actress Uzo Aduba to support their HopeLine® from Verizon program and announce the goal of 1 million phone donations by the end of 2015 to support victims of domestic violence. Together,... Read more
McDonalds and Harlems Fashion Row announce 2015 Lovin Student Fashion Design Competition
McDonald’s USA has joined forces with Harlem’s Fashion Row (HFR) to challenge college students to showcase lovin’ through fashion via the 2015 Lovin’ Student Fashion Design Competition. One grand prize winner will receive the opportunity of a lifetime – his or her limited-edition lovin’ line of T-shirts and hooded... Read more