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IBM adds 14 HBCUs to cybersecurity center program

by Benjamin Freed

IBM said there are now 20 historically Black colleges and universities where it's opened cybersecurity training facilities.

Cardona: College data good, college rankings 'a joke'

by Benjamin Freed

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said colleges should spend more time on metrics that actually matter instead of clout-chasing.

NTIA distributes first grants in 'Connecting Minority Communities' program

by Colin Wood

The NTIA distributed five grants totaling more than $10 million to minority-serving institutions seeking to improve broadband access.

More Black universities are getting help with their outdated IT

by Emily Bamforth

The Student Freedom Initiative has signed agreements with 25 HBCUs that want help updating their technology and cybersecurity postures.

Minority-serving institutions get $3 million for cyberinfrastructure

by Emily Bamforth

The institutions can use the National Science Foundation funding to boost research capacity and give their students new training and mentorship opportunities.

Blackboard launches Center for Advancing Learning to address education policy

by Emily Bamforth

Organizers said the edtech firm's new center will begin by focusing on HBCUs and community colleges.

Netflix expands HBCU workforce pilot in second year

by Emily Bamforth

After students in its pilot program at Norfolk State University graduated this spring, Netflix and its partner, 2U, will offer bootcamps to four more institutions that connect students with mentors.

Howard U. and AWS to equip students with cloud skills to tackle workforce problems

by Emily Bamforth

Howard University and AWS announced a plan for a new masters degree in data science in 2022, offering training on cloud services and other technology.

Missouri's Lincoln University plans immersive classroom technology with possible VR

by Colin Wood

New technology training, along with classroom devices and possible virtual reality upgrades, are on the way this fall for the small HBCU.

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