More Black universities are getting help with their outdated IT
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
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
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
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
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
New technology training, along with classroom devices and possible virtual reality upgrades, are on the way this fall for the small HBCU.
Coursera partners with Howard U., expands diversity catalog
Coursera announced a new partnership with the historically Black university, along with workforce initiatives and more than 40 courses centered on diversity, equity and inclusion.
Apple announces $25M Propel Center for Black colleges and universities
The tech giant says a new innovation and learning center will seek to provide "equal access to opportunity regardless of skin color or zip code."
IBM invests $2M in tech training at Harris-Stowe State
A new donation of technical skills and resources is part of a $100 million commitment to HBCUs from the tech giant.