Former Philander Smith president tabbed as a finalist to lead Arkansas State University in Jonesboro

BCN Staff – June 10, 2022 – Dr. Lawrence Kimbrough, who formerly led Philander Smith College in Little Rock from 2004 to 2012, is now a finalist for the chancellor’s…

BCN HBCU Corner: Six new Fortune 500 corporate executives join United Negro College Fund board to assist HBCUs

Little Rock’s Philander Smith College among UNCF’s 37 HBCU member institutions BCN Staff – May 1, 2022 – The United Negro College Fund, known widely as UNCF, recently announced the…

HBCU Week Foundation highlights life, educational experience at nation's Black colleges

BCN Staff — Sept. 22, 2021 — This back-to-school season, the HBCU Week Foundation is giving high school students from across the country the chance to experience life at a…