HBCU news: Albany State University expands by consolidating

On Friday, Dec. 9, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia (USG) granted final approval for the creation of the new Albany State University from the consolidation of Albany State University (ASU) and Darton State College (DSC). The board approved a resolution consolidating ASU and DSC effective January 1, 2017. The board […]

HBCU Albany State University in crisis, deactivating degree programs

The crisis amongst HBCU institutions is growing as Albany State University in Georgia has announced extreme measures for survival. University provost Abiodun Ojemakinde has announced an unprecedented deactivation program for degrees across the university. Ojemakinde took this measure in response to declining enrollment, budget deficits and low performance of the affected departments. The deactivation will affect […]

Shady biz at the nation’s polling places?

VOTE MOB is a national network of mostly grassroots voter participation organizations working to ensure that the community, especially young people, get their voices heard through participatory politics. Below, you’ll find situations that occurred in real time yesterday concerning possible shady dealings at polling places around the country. Shout-out to Billy Wimsatt for the info. GEORGIA […]

Albany State defeats Miles College in a battle for SIAC supremacy

On Nov. 16, Atlanta played host to the SIAC Centennial Championship as Miles College and Albany State rolled into town to face each other for the conference title. The newly remodeled Lakewood Stadium was the site for Saturday night’s action and many attended including Atlanta’s Mayor Kasim Reed who conducted the official coin flip. Albany […]