HBCU DIGEST: September 20, 2021

Funding 

  • Mastercard donates $5 million to Morehouse, Spelman - Ebony Magazine

  • Cash boosts loom for historically Black colleges and universities - Nature

  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting grants Jackson State $450k to move radio station to ‘Urban Alternative’ format - Corporation for Public Broadcasting

  • Student Freedom Initiative launches funding program at HBCUs across the country - Essence


Policy

  • TMCF President ‘surprised and disappointed’ on reconciliation bill - TMCF

  • Rep. Alma Adams’ letter to Congress vowing ‘no’ vote on reconciliation without HBCU support - via Bloomberg News


Sports

  • SWAC, Pac-12 enter basketball scheduling partnership - HBCU Gameday


On-Campus