Howard University

(Black PR Wire) SAN FRANCISCO– Alto Pharmacy (“Alto”), a patient-centric telehealth pharmacy committed to health and well being, today announced a three-year partnership with the Howard University College of Pharmacy (“HUCOP”). Under the program, Alto will contribute $450,000 to support scholarships for approximately five students each of the three years. This builds on an existing […]

Students at Howard University are rejoicing after hear the good news and that is  that alumna Phylicia Rashad has been appointed dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts. The former star of The Cosby Show and current star of “This Is Us” will begin her role on July 1.   The esteemed actress graduated […]

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Howard University soared to No. 80 on the latest U.S. News & World Report 2021 rankings list of the best national universities as evaluated on 17 measures of academic quality, including first-year student retention, graduation rates, strength of the faculty and alumni giving. The achievement marks the University’s best record to date.   […]

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Howard University recently hosted alumna Lesli Foster as mistress of ceremonies for the 153rd Charter Day Dinner that took place on Saturday, March 7, 2020. Foster is an award-winning journalist and mainstay of Washington news as a weeknight anchor for WUSA9. The entertainment for the evening was provided by […]

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Howard University announces the 2020 Homecoming dates, scheduled October 10-18, 2020, following the unveiling of the Howard University Football Schedule. The highly anticipated 2020 homecoming football game against Delaware State will take place on Saturday, Oct. 17. The announcement follows the launch of Google’s Black History Month commercial, featuring the Showtime Marching Band, to recognize Howard University as the “Most Searched HBCU” and […]

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Bloomberg BusinessWeek ranks the Howard University School of Business among the nation’s top full-time business school programs. Howard University’s full-time Master of Business Administration program was ranked No. 33 among top schools, marking the highest ranking the school has ever received from the annual Bloomberg BusinessWeek survey. “We are very honored to be recognized as one of the […]

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Howard University President, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, announced today that actor and alumnus Chadwick Boseman will deliver the keynote address during Howard University’s 150th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 12, 2018.  Mr. Boseman will address members of the Class of 2018 and their families, University trustees, officers, faculty, staff, and alumni.  Howard University will confer upon Mr. Boseman the University’s highest honor, […]

Google establishes a training space on its Silicon Valley campus for Howard University computer science students.

Concerned Howard University Administrators, Faculty and Staff join students of Howard University in calling for the removal of embattled President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, who hosted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in mid-February.

HBCUs are still relevant in training skilled educators at a time when teacher diversity is needed.

  Howard University President Wayne Frederick welcomed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with open arms. Only time will tell if Frederick made a wise decision. DeVos, the polarizing Education Secretary, got her first photo-op at a historically Black college since her razor-thin confirmation thanks to Frederick’s high-profile meeting. A billionaire who is facing mounting […]