graduation

According to new data from the Department of Education, graduation rates for Black and Hispanic students increased by nearly four percentage points from 2011 to 2013, outpacing…

Seniors gearing up for graduation at Howard University can breathe a little easier now; the Mecca is implementing a new practice that will surely lower…

She’s come a long way from the girl ridiculed by people throughout social media and who was even asked by defense attorney Don West if she…

  This week, an American ritual will repeat itself. Something that within the past century has morphed into a rite of passage for armies of…

Ruby Robinson got the gift of a lifetime at her graduation from Columbia University’s Engineering School this week. Her father, an Army reservist serving in…

“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin loves to offer his words of wisdom every week on the radio and TV One. Well, last week, he gave…

If you have a high school senior this year like I do, then you know we have some work to do.  Do they want to go to college? If so, where do they want to attend school? How much will it cost? Is financial aid available?  They need to take the ACT or SAT if […]

President Barack Obama will give the commencement speech at Atlanta’s Morehouse College this May, the school announced over the weekend. According to a White House official, Morehouse was selected because it is “one of the nation’s leading historical black colleges and universities (and) is among the best and brightest institutions of higher education in the […]

Oprah Winfrey delivered the keynote address to the 550 Spelman College graduates of 2012 on Sunday, telling them to strive for excellence and saying that she could see the reflection of herself in their eyes. The media mogul went on to say that the ancestors and angels had already paved the way before them, saying […]

Oprah Winfrey will deliver the commencement address to the graduating class of 2012 at Spelman College. Oprah, who is well known for her support of Historically Black Colleges & Universities, will receive the institution’s National Community Service award. Winfrey received an honorary degree from the historically black women’s college in 1993. She will speak to […]

A Southwest DeKalb High School star student has decided not to attend her own graduation because it’s being held in a church, more specifically at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, which is led by embattled pastor Bishop Eddie Long. Southwest DeKalb’s graduation ceremony is scheduled for May 25 at New Birth. Nahkoura Mahnassi, 16, and […]

The most digital generation in history is stepping up to the podium to get their college and high school diplomas. So what graduation gift should you give your capped-and-gowned digerati? It’s hard. An iPod? (Probably passé.) A check? Are Our Kids Thinly Disguised Little Monsters? GPS system. For a graduate heading off to a new […]