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Tuskegee awarded more than $3.5 million for technology, connectivity upgrades

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has awarded Tuskegee University $3.5 million as part of the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program (CMC). Tuskegee is one of 93 universities and 43 HBCUs receiving support to expand community technology hubs, upgrade classroom technology and increase digital literacy. The NTIA awarded $175 million to colleges and universities in 29 states and four territories. “This award aligns perfectly with one of Tuskegee’s Strategic Plan goals to upgrade the technological infrastructure to facilitate online and in-person instruction and distance education programs,” said Dr. Charlotte P. Morris, president of Tuskegee University. […]

Tuskegee University at the 2022 White House HBCU Student Briefing

On January 26th, 2022 Tuskegee university participated in the virtual White House HBCU Student Briefing with Marcia Fudge, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The purpose of this briefing was to give HBCU student journalists a platform to inquire about pertinent issues both in the HBCU and student communities. Prior to the event TU students were polled on social media about which issues were most important to them, the top two topics were: Plans to alleviate student debt crisis Lack of development within communities that house HBCUs Over the course of the briefing, Secretary Fudge went […]

Farewell To Obama

AFP Photo/Ronny Hartmann It’s a somber first month of the year in America, as we watch one of the greatest presidents of all time leave the White House. Barack Obama may not be in office anymore, but he will always remain president in our hearts. Not only can he be inspirational to everyone around the country, but he has inspired change throughout the world. Lawyer, U.S. Senator, and now U.S. President, Barack Obama has been through the ranks in this country. He started out as a graduate of Columbia University, and then went on to Harvard Law school. While attending […]

Is This Really a 50-50 Election!

cnn.com     As many first time voters, both young and old, prepare to take on the poles for an election that could arguably hold many significant and almost frightening outcomes for the future of the United States,  many still find themselves wholly dissatisfied with both primary party candidates.  Are you discomforted by the questionable and often subject to change legal practices of Hillary Clinton? Do the flippant, social misguidances of Donald Trump not inspire your confidence? You are not alone and nor are you forced to choose between what many would deem as “the lesser of two evils”. Understanding that […]

Did Trump expect to make it this far?

AP/LM Otero Since the start of the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump has been the most talked about candidate in mainstream media. Almost every single news station is featuring Trump and a new scandal involving his campaign. As many people criticize Trump’s actions and comments, it brings a very interesting question: Did he ever expect to make it this far? “The Donald”, as he is commonly referred to, is known more as an American businessman and for his hit TV show “The Apprentice”. Through the years he has amassed an incredibly large fortune from various dealings ranging from real estate […]