2019 STEAM Camp HBCU

  • Cheyney University

    Cheyney University
  • Lincoln University (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Lincoln University (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "If the Son shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed."
    - Oxford, PA
    - 1854 Ashmun Institute (Presbyterian Rev. John Miller Dickey Presbyterian & his Quaker wife Sarah Cresson
    - Named after Jehudi Ashmun
    - 1866 Lincoln University
    - 1945 Dr. Horace Mann Bond (alumnus becomes first African-American president)
    - 20% African-American Physicians
    - +10% African-American Lawyers
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    Civil War National Parks Service

  • 107-STEM - Howard University (2) (PVT)

    107-STEM - Howard University (2) (PVT)
    (STEM-Biological, Biomedical, 33% Engineering, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Truth & Service"
    - Washington D.C.
    - African-American clergymen
    - General Oliver Otis Howard (founder, Civil War hero, Commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau, President of the University 1869–74)
    - Education of 150,000 freed slaves
  • Morrill Act of 1862

    Morrill Act of 1862
    Association of Public Land-Grant Universities Wikipedia Reference Purpose:
    - Agriculture & Mechanical Arts
    - "accessible to all, but especially to the sons of toil"
  • Emancipation Proclimation

    Emancipation Proclimation
  • Freedmen's Bureau (Bill)

    Freedmen's Bureau (Bill)
    Wikipedia Ref
    - Initiated by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln
    - Agency of the United States Department of War
    - Headed by Union Army General Oliver O. Howard
    - Southern legislatures passed laws for Black Codes "restricted movement, conditions of labor, and other civil rights of African Americans, nearly duplicating conditions of slavery"
  • Fisk University (6) (PVT)

    Fisk University (6) (PVT)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Her sons and daughters are ever on the altar"
    - Nashville, TN
    - 1866 Northern American Missionary Association (AMA - United Church of Christ) - John Ogden, Reverend Erastus Milo Cravath, field secretary; and Reverend Edward Parmelee Smith, founded the Fisk Free Colored School, for the education of freedmen in Nashville.
    - named from General Clinton B. Fisk of the Tennessee Freedmen's Bureau
  • 107 - STEM - Alabama State University

    107 - STEM - Alabama State University
    (STEM-Computer, Math, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Opportunity is Here."
    - Montgomery, AL
    - Lincoln Normal School of Marion
    - 1874 State School "teachers' college."
    - 1887 move from Marion to Montgomery Normal School for Colored Students
    - 1928 became a full four-year
    - 1929 Alabama State College for Negroes
    - 1969 Alabama State University.
  • 107 STEM - Morgan State University (14) (PVT)

    107 STEM - Morgan State University (14) (PVT)
    (STEM-Biological, CBEIS-Engineering, Math, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Growing the Future, Leading the World"
    - Baltimore, MD
    - Centenary Biblical Institute
    - Morgan College to honor Reverend Lyttleton Morgan, the first chairman of its board of trustees and a land donor to the college
    - 1975 becomes a university
    - MSU is not a part of the University System of Maryland.
  • STEM - Morehouse College (4) (PVT) ♂

    STEM - Morehouse College (4) (PVT) ♂
    (STEM-Biological, Biomedical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "And there was light"
    - Atlanta, GA
    - 1867 Augusta Institute (1879 moved to Atlanta)
    - William Jefferson White founder (James E. Tate half-frother, founder of Clark Atlanta University)
    - D.C. National Theological Institute educating freedmen in theology and education in Springfield Baptist Church (Augusta)
    - Martin Luther King Jr.
    - Rev. Richard C. Coulter, a former slave, & the Rev. Edmund Turney
  • Hampton University (3) (PVT)

    Hampton University (3) (PVT)
    Main Site
    Motto: "The Standard of Excellence, An Education for Life"
    - Hampton, VA
    - "Little Scotland" former plantation in Elizabeth City County
    - 9/17/1861 American Missionary Association (AMA - Congregational and Presbyterian ministers) first teacher Mary Smith Peake
    - Emancipation Oak - first reading in the former Confederate states
    - 1868 The Hampton A&I School & Hampton Institute
    - Dr. Booker T. Washington
  • Tougaloo College (13) (PVT)

    Tougaloo College (13) (PVT)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Where History Meets the Future"
    - Tougaloo, MI
    - 1869 AMA of New York purchased 500 acres largest plantations, constructed Washington Hall & Boarding Hall
    - Funded by Education Department of Bureau of Refugees & Freedmen
    - 1871 Tougaloo University
    - 1892 lost state aid
    - 1916 Tougaloo College
    - 1922 Home Missionary Society of the Christian Church (Edwards, MI)
    - 1954 Tougaloo & Southern Christian Institute merged
    - 1962 Tougaloo College
  • Claflin University (7) (PVT)

    Claflin University (7) (PVT)
    Main Site
    Motto: “As ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.”
    - Orangeburg, SC
    - Lee Claflin (Boston Methodist layman & son MA Governor William Claflin)
    - “regardless of race, complexion, or religious opinion.”
    - 1870 Dr. Alonzo Webster 1st President & Professor
    - 3/12/1872 A&M College at Claflin and SC A&M Institute through the Morrill Land Grant Act of 1862
    - 1874 The Rev. Dr. Edward Cooke 2nd President, Wesleyan and Harvard Universities
  • Alcorn University (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Alcorn University (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Where Knowledge and Character Matter"
    - Lorman, MI
    - Oakland College (Presbyterian Church)
    - 1871 Alcorn University (James L. Alcorn State Governor)
    - 1878 Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College
    - 1895 Women admitted
    - 1974 Alcorn State University
  • University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (PUB) (LG 1890)

    University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: N/A
    - Pine Bluff, AR
    - Branch Normal College (Joseph Carter Corbin)
    - 1927 Arkansas A, M & I College (Arkansas AM&N)
    - 1929 relocated to current location
    - 1972 re-joined University of Arkansas System
    - 1988 leading research institution in aquaculture studies
  • STEM - Meharry Medical College (PVT)

    STEM - Meharry Medical College (PVT)
    (STEM-Biological, Biomedical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Worship of God Through Service to Mankind."
    - Nashville, TN
    (14% - Biology, Biomedicine)
    - UMC Medical Department of Central Tennessee College
    - Walden University)
    - 1st Southern Medical School for African Americans
  • 107 - STEM - Prairie View A&M University (20) (PUB) (LG 1890)

    107 - STEM - Prairie View A&M University (20) (PUB) (LG 1890)
    (STEM-Biological, Engineering, Physical, Math)
    Main Site
    Motto: Prairie View Produces Productive People.
    - Prairie View, TX
    - Art 7 TX1876 (Reconstruction Era)
    - Former slaves - Senator Matthew Gaines & Rep Holland
    - A&M College of Texas
    - "Separate schools shall be provided for the white and colored children, and impartial provisions shall be made for both."
    - 1945 Prairie View University
    - 1947 Prairie View A&M College of Texas
    - 1973 Prairie View A&M University
  • 107 - STEM - Jackson State University (17) (PUB)

    107 - STEM - Jackson State University (17) (PUB)
    (STEM-Agricultural, Biological, Engineering, Math, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Challenging Minds, Changing Lives"
    - Jackson, MI
    - Natchez Seminary
    - American Baptist Home Mission Society
    - “for the moral, religious and intellectual improvement of Christian leaders of the colored people of Mississippi and the neighboring states.”
  • 107 - STEM - Alabama A&M (PUB) (LG 1890)

    107 - STEM - Alabama A&M (PUB) (LG 1890)
    (STEM, Agricultural, Computer, Engineering, Math, Science)

    Main Site
    Motto: "Service is Sovereignty"
    - Normal, AL
    - 1875 Huntsville State Normal School for Negroes
    - 1919 State A&M Institute for Negroes
    - 1948 Alabama A&M College
    - 1969 Alabama A&M
    - The Olmsted Brothers designed campus - 1898 John Charles and Frederick Law, Jr.
  • Southern Unviersity System (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Southern Unviersity System (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    - Southern University and A&M College at Baton Rouge
    - Southern University at New Orleans
    - Southern University at Shreveport
    - Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge
    - Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Baton Rouge
  • Spelman College (1) (PVT) ♀

    Spelman College (1) (PVT) ♀
    Main Site
    Motto: "Our Whole School for Christ"
    - Atlanta, GA
    - Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary Friendship Baptist Church in - Oread Institute of Worcester: Harriet E. Giles & Sophia B. Packard
    - 1882 return to MA
    - Connect with John D. Rockefeller in an Ohio church conference
    - 1884 Spelman Baptist Seminary to honor Rockefeller's wife Laura
    - 1927 Spelman College
    - 1947 Assoc of American Universities
    - 1958 Southern Assoc of Colleges & Schools
  • Tuskegee University (16) (PVT) (LG 1890)

    Tuskegee University (16) (PVT) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Knowledge, Leadership, Service"
    - Tuskegee, AL
    - Butler Chapel AME Zion Church
    - "the pride of the swift, growing south."
    - Dr. Booker T. Washington
    - House Bill 165
  • Virginia State University (19) (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Virginia State University (19) (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "A Transformative Experience"
    - Petersburg, VA
    - State Legislature, bill to charter the Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute
    - Delegate Alfred W. Harris, a black attorney (Dinwiddie County)
    - 1872 Hampton Institute
    - 1902 Virginia N&I Institute.
    - 1920, Land-Grant Program becomes Virginia Normal and Industrial Institute
    - 1930 Virginia State College for Negroes
    - 1969 Norfolk State College
    - 1946 Virginia State College
    - 1979 Virginia State University
  • Commission on Interracial Cooperation

    Commission on Interracial Cooperation
    Wikipedia Ref
    - Atlanta, GA
    - Will W. Alexander (Methodist church preacher, Lead)
    - Robert R. Moton (Tuskegee Institute President)
    - George Foster Peabody (NY Investment Banker)
    - Harry F. Byrd (Virginia Governor)
    - Louis Poteat (Wake Forest College President)
    - 1920s 800 interracial committees
    - 1944 merged with the Southern Regional Council
  • Kentucky State University (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Kentucky State University (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Inspiring Innovation. Growing Leaders. Advancing Kentucky."
    - Frankfort, KY
    - State Normal School for Colored Persons
    - 10/11/1887 formerly opens
    - 1890 Land grant institution
    - 1902 Kentucky Normal & Industrial Institute for Colored Persons
    - 1926 Kentucky State Industrial College for Colored Persons
    - 1938 Kentucky State College for Negroes
    - 1952 Kentucky State College
    - 1972 Kentucky State University
  • University of Maryland-Eastern Shore (18) (PUB) (LG 1890)

    University of Maryland-Eastern Shore (18) (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Deeds, Not Words"
    - Princess Anne, MD
    - Delaware Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church
    - Benjamin and Portia Bird
    - Centenary Biblical Institute prep
    - 1890 Morgan College
    - Second Morrill Act of 1890
    - 1900s Princess Anne Academy (Morgan's "industrial branch")
    - 1936 Eastern Shore Branch of Maryland Agriculture College (private to public)
    - 1948 Maryland State College (University of Maryland)
    - 7/1/1970 University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Central State University (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Central State University (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Engaging Communities and Transforming Lives!"
    - Wilberforce, OH
    - 1855 Wilberforce University (Cincinnati Conference Methodist Episcopal Church & AME Church)
    - 1863 AME purchased
    - 1897 2yr Normal & Industrial Department at Wilberforce University (African Methodist Episcopal Church)
    - 1941 4yr teacher education
    - 1947 separation from Wilberforce
    - 1951 Central State College
    - 1965 Central State University
  • 107 - STEM - Florida A&M (9) (PUB) (LG 1890)

    107 - STEM - Florida A&M (9) (PUB) (LG 1890)
    (STEM-Agricultural, Biological, Computer, Engineering, Math, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Excellence With Caring"
    - Tallahassee, FL
    - 1885 State Normal College for Colored Students, Abolitionist Gibbs
    - 375ac plantation FL Gov Duval (Carnegie Library)
    - 1887 State Normal College for Colored Students
    - 1891 State N&I College for Colored Students
    - 1905 Buckman Act Official Institution of Higher Learning
    - 1909 Florida A&M College for Negroes
    - 1953 Florida A&M University
  • Morrill Act of 1890 (the Agricultural College Act of 1890)

    Morrill Act of 1890 (the Agricultural College Act of 1890)
    Association of Public Land-Grant Universities Wikipedia Reference Purpose:
    - 4 million African Americans... “They are members of the American family, and their advancement concerns us all.”
    - Education in agriculture, mechanical arts, and architecture for African American students
  • University of the District of Columbia (PUB) (LG 1862)

    University of the District of Columbia (PUB) (LG 1862)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Aspire, Accomplish, Take on the World"
    - Washington, D.C.
    - 1891 Normal School for Colored Girls (Myrtilla Miner)
    - 1893 Washing Normal School
    - 1879 Miner Normal School
    - 1913 Washing Normal School renamed Wilson Normal School
    - 1929 Miner Teachers College for African Americans & Wilson Teachers College (Brown vs Board of Ed)
    - 1955 merged District of Columbia Teachers College
    - 11/7/1966 Federal City College
    - 1968 The Washington Technical Institute
  • West Virginia State University

    West Virginia State University
    Main Site
    Motto: "Truth is the Light of the World"
    - Institute, WV
    - 1891 West Virginia Colored Institute
    - 1909 Byrd Prillerman (10yr president black intellectual life)
    - 1891-1915 high school education, with vocational training & teacher preparation for segregated public schools
    - 1915 West Virginia Collegiate Institute
    - 1919 John W. Davis (Morehouse) president of the institute
    - 1927 NCAC&S accreditation
    - 1929 West Virginia State College
  • 107 - STEM - North Carolina A&T State University (8) (PUB) (LG 1890)

    107 - STEM - North Carolina A&T State University (8) (PUB) (LG 1890)
    (STEM-Biological, Computer, Engineering, Math, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Mind and Hand"
    - Montgomery, AL
    - 1891 A&M College for the Colored Race
    - 1901 Male only until 1928
    - 1925 The Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association
    - 1957 A&T College of NC
    - 1959 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
    - 2/1/1960 - 7/1960 Woolworth's Sit In - Greensboro Four: Ezell Blair (Jibreel Khazan), Joseph McNeil, Franklin McCain, & David Richmond non-violent protest
  • Deleware State University (12) (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Deleware State University (12) (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Enter to Learn, Go forth and serve"
    - Dover, DE
    - 1891 The Delaware College for Colored Students
    - 1893 State College for Colored Students eliminate confusion with Delaware College
    - 1948 Delaware State College
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
    Wikipedia Ref
    - 1 of 6 regional accreditation organizations recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation
    - Accredits over 13,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool in Southern United States
  • 107 STEM - Fort Valley State University (PUB) (LG 1890)

    107 STEM - Fort Valley State University (PUB) (LG 1890)
    (STEM-Biological, Computer, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Be Bold. Be Amazing. Be Prepared."
    - Second largest land-grant institution
    - Fort Valley, GA
    - 1939 Fort Valley State College (consolidation Fort Valley High & Industrial School (1895) and State Teachers & Agricultural College of Forsyth (1902) (American Church Institute of the Protestant Episcopal Church)
    - 1949 Georgia General Assembly designated Land-Grant University
    - 1996 Fort Valley State University
  • South Carolina State University (PUB) (LG 1890)

    South Carolina State University (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Knowledge, Duty, Honor"
    - Orangeburg, SC
    - 1872 South Carolina A&M Institute
    - 1945 South Carolina General Assembly
    - 1966 University of South Carolina integrated
    - 2/8/1968 Civil Rights Movement 3 students killed & 27 wounded
  • Langston University (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Langston University (PUB) (LG 1890)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Education For Service"
    - Langston, OK
    - Oklahoma Colored Agricultural & Normal University
    - 1941 Langston University (John Mercer Langston 1829–1897, civil rights pioneer, first African American member of Congress from Virginia, founder of the Howard University Law School, and American consul-general to Haiti)
  • Association of American Universities

    Association of American Universities
    Wikipedia Ref
    - 14 Doctor of Philosophy degree–granting universities
    - 1876 Johns Hopkins University adopts research-intensive model
  • (AΦA) Alpha Phi Alpha ♂

    (AΦA) Alpha Phi Alpha ♂
    Main Site
    "First of All, Servants of All, We Shall Transcend All"
    - Cornell University - Cornell, NY
    - First black intercollegiate Greek fraternity in the nation
    - 730 chapters
    - 290,000 members
  • (AKA) Alpha Kappa Alpha ♀

    (AKA) Alpha Kappa Alpha ♀
    Main Site
    "Service to All Mankind"
    - Howard University - Washington D.C.
    - Ethel Hedgeman
    - 105,000 chapters
    - 290,000 sorority members
  • North Carolina Central University (10)

    North Carolina Central University (10)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Truth & Service"
    - Durham, NC
    - James E. Shepard (Chautauqua movement in 1909)
    - 1923 state system renamed Durham State Normal School
    - 1969 North Carolina Central University
    - 1972 University of North Carolina system
  • (KAΨ) Kappa Alpha Psi ♂

    (KAΨ) Kappa Alpha Psi ♂
    Main Site
    “Achievement in Every Field of Human Endeavor”
    - Indiana University - Bloomington, IN
    - 1950 “Kappa Kane” / “cane stepping”
    - 400 chapters
    - 150,000 members
  • (ΩΨΦ) Omega Psi Phi ♂

    (ΩΨΦ) Omega Psi Phi ♂
    Main Site
    "Friendship is Essential to the Soul"
    - Howard University - Washington, D.C.
    - First black fraternity to be founded at a HBCU
    - 750 chapters
    - 250,000 members
  • Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association

    Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association
    Wikipedia Ref
    - Hampton Institute / Hampton University
    - oldest African-American athletic conference
    - 1950 Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association changed name
    - East coast from PA to SC
  • Tennessee State University (PUB) (LG 1890)

    Tennessee State University (PUB) (LG 1890)
    (STEM-Biological, Biomedical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Think. Work. Serve"
    - Nashville, TN
    - Tennessee A&I State Normal School for Negroes
    - 1925 Tennessee A&I State Normal College in 1925
    - 1927 Tennessee A&I State College
    - 1946 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
    - 4/8/1967 Riot at Tennessee State University & Fisk University
    - 1968 Tennessee State University
    - 1979 court mandate University of Tennessee at Nashville merged with Tennessee State
  • (ΔΣΘ) Delta Sigma Theta ♀

    (ΔΣΘ) Delta Sigma Theta ♀
    Main Site
    "Intelligence is the Torch of Wisdom"
    - Howard University - Washington, D.C.
    - civil rights and women’s suffrage campaigns
    - 3/3/1913 - Women’s Suffrage
    - 940 chapters
    - 200,000 members
  • (ΦBΣ) Phi Beta Sigma ♂

    (ΦBΣ) Phi Beta Sigma ♂
    Main Site
    “Brotherhood, Scholarship, and Service”
    - Howard University - Washington, D.C.
    - Brother organization to Zeta Phi Beta Sorority (ZΦB)
    - 200,000 members
  • (ZΦB) Zeta Phi Beta ♀

    (ZΦB) Zeta Phi Beta ♀
    Main Site
    "A Community-Conscious, Action-Oriented Organization"
    - Howard University
    - Sister organization to Phi Beta Sigma ZΦB
    - Z-H.O.P.E. (Zetas Helping Other People Excell)
    - 1948 chapter in Africa
    - 800 chapters
  • (ΣΓΡ) Sigma Gamma Rho ♀

    (ΣΓΡ) Sigma Gamma Rho ♀
    Main Site
    "Greater Service, Greater Progress"
    - Butler University - Indianapolis, IN
    - 100,000 members
    - 500 chapters
  • Xavier University of Louisiana (5) (PVT)

    Xavier University of Louisiana (5) (PVT)
    Main Site
    Motto = "With God's help there is nothing to fear."
    - New Orleans, LA
    - Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament founded the coeducational secondary school from which it evolved.
    - Inheritance from Francis Drexel (educate Native Americans and African Americans)
    - Xavier University Preparatory (9/27/1915)
  • National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc.

    National Pan-Hellenic Council, Inc.
    Wikipedia Ref
    - Howard University, Washington, DC.
  • Dillard University (11) (PVT)

    Dillard University (11) (PVT)
    Main Site
    Motto: "Strong Through Faith" (lit. "Out of faith, strong"
    - New Orleans, LA
    - 6/7/1868 Straight University (AMA Congregational Church)
    - 1915 Straight College
    - 7/8/1868 The Union Normal School (Freedman's Aid Society Methodist Episcopal Church)
    - 1890s New Orleans University
    - 6/6/1930 Straight College & New Orleans University charter Dillard
  • 107 - STEM - Norfolk State University (PUB)

    107 - STEM - Norfolk State University (PUB)
    (STEM-Math, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "We See the Future in You."
    - Norfolk, VA
    - Mr. Samuel Fischer Scott
    - 1942 Norfolk Polytechnic College (Virginia State College)
    - 1969 Norfolk State College (divided by Virginia State College)
    - 1979 part of State University System
  • Southern Regional Council

    Southern Regional Council
    Wikipedia Ref
    - Atlanta, GA
    - Formerly Commission on Interracial Cooperation
    - Southern States Legislative Review & State of the South Report
    - 1968 The Lillian Smith Book Award "recognize authors whose writing extends the legacy of this outspoken writer, educator & social critic who challenged her fellow Southerners & all Americans on issues of social and racial justice."
  • Southern Poverty Law Center

    Southern Poverty Law Center
    Wikipedia Ref
    - Montgomery, AL
    - American nonprofit legal advocacy organization specializing in civil rights
    - founded by Morris Dees, Joseph J. Levin Jr., and Julian Bond
    - 1979 litigation strategy of filing civil suits for monetary damages on behalf of the victims of violence from the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist groups, with all damages recovered given to the victims or donated to other organizations.
  • Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

    Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka
    Wikipedia Ref
    "landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that American state laws establishing racial segregation in public schools are unconstitutional, even if the segregated schools are otherwise equal in quality."
  • University of the Virgin Islands (PUB) (LG 1862)

    University of the Virgin Islands (PUB) (LG 1862)
    [Main Site}(https://www.uvi.edu/)
    Motto: "Historically American. Uniquely Caribbean. Globally Interactive"
    - St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John, Virgin Islands
    - 3/16/1962 College of the Virgin Islands
    - 1986 University of the Virgin Islands
  • (ΙΦΘ) Iota Phi Theta ♂

    (ΙΦΘ) Iota Phi Theta ♂
    Main Site
    - Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
    - Height of the Civil Rights Movement
    - Started by 12 Men
    - 263 chapters
    - 30,000 members
  • White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges & Universities

    White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges & Universities
  • STEM - Clark Atlanta University (15) (PVT)

    STEM - Clark Atlanta University (15) (PVT)
    (STEM-Biological, Biomedical, Physical)
    Main Site
    Motto: "I'll Find a Way or Make One" (Atlanta University) & "Culture for Service" (Clark College)
    - Atlanta, GA
    - 1865 Atlanta University founded American Missionary Association & Freedmen's Bureau
    - 1869 Clark College established in Atlanta's Summerhill section
    - 1877 Clark College chartered and renamed to Clark University
    - 1929 Atlanta University Center established
    - 1988 Clark Atlanta University created
  • The Bipartisan HBCU Caucus

    The Bipartisan HBCU Caucus
    Founded by:
    - Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12)
    - Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-AL) Goals:
    - promote and protect the interests of HBCUs educating Members of Congress
    - drafting meaningful bipartisan legislation to address the needs of HBCUs
    - supporting students and graduates of HBCUs by increasing access and career opportunities.
    - bipartisan & bicameral (2 legislative centers)
    - 50 members REF SITE
  • National HBCU Week - 190908-190910

    National HBCU Week - 190908-190910
    White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges & Universities
    - 1980 Carter EO12232, “… to overcome the effects of discriminatory treatment and to strengthen &expand the capacity of historically black colleges and universities to provide quality education.”
    - 1981 Reagan, established the White House Initiative on HBCUs
    - 1989 Bush, EO12677, Presidential Advisory Board
    - 1993 Clinton, EO12876, Office of Management and Budget
    - 2002 Bush, EO13256, Office of the Secretary, U.S. DoEd