Mon., May 20, 2013 7:34am
President Barack Obama told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college and use it to improve people's lives. About 500 students received undergraduate degrees on Sunday and became "Morehouse Men."
Tue., November 13, 2012 1:00pm
Morehouse College has named Dr. John S. Wilson Jr. as the 11th president of the historically black, all-male college in Atlanta. Wilson is a 1979 Morehouse graduate recently tapped by President Obama to serve as the executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Thu., August 30, 2012 7:53am
Court records show that Morris Brown College, which faces possible foreclosure, has not paid some of its employees for three months. The historically black Atlanta college owes workers hundreds of thousands of dollars in back pay from an even longer period.
Mon., December 5, 2011 5:45pm
The state Senate's Higher Education Commitee chairman says, he's been assured, there won't be any mergers of Georgia's historically black universities. Savannah-area State Senator Buddy Carter says, that word comes from University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby. Carter says, Huckaby told him, historically-black schools won't be on a coming list of colleges to be merged amid legislative cost-cutting.
Wed., September 28, 2011 5:04pm
Georgia State University System Chancellor Hank Huckaby is urging campuses "not to panic" as he studies possible campus mergers. Huckaby this month said, he'd be reviewing consolidations as a way to cut down on school expenses. This week he's visiting two schools long-considered prime merger candidates, Savannah State and Armstrong Atlantic State Universities.
Thu., April 14, 2011 5:00am
HIV infection is growing most rapidly in the south, which is why the Black AIDS Institute and the state Department of Community Health are offering free HIV tests at five of Georgia’s historically black colleges and universities this week.
Thu., July 15, 2010 3:44pm
Savannah State University, a historically-black school, faces lawsuits concerning its former football coach, who is white.
Mon., April 5, 2010 4:52pm
The civil rights organization filed a lawsuit saying historically-black col