Nicole Barnwell-Spreading the HBCU Gospel

Nicole Barnwell is making sure that students in the Tri-State area know that historically Black colleges and universities are an option when it comes to higher education. Through her nonprofit organization The HBCU Hub, Inc., she’s making sure every child has the opportunity to learn about Black colleges. A graduate of Hampton University, Barnwell started […]

HBCU Alum of the Month: Zakiya Harris

Zakiya Harris, born and raised in Queens, NY, is a proud graduate of Hampton University, where she received her B.A. degree in Psychology. She received her M.A. in Dance Education from New York University. She has worked in the NYC Department of Education for 12 years as a dance teacher at Dr. Susan S. McKinney […]

HBCU Alum of the Month: Larry Goodin

Profile   Larry life’s work is three-fold. A millennial who has dedicated his life to advancing HUMANS through experiential learning workshops and empowering underserved at-risk and high-risk young people through mentoring, co-active coaching, resilient storytelling, cultural awareness and sensitivity trainings. As a seasoned professional, Larry combines his expertise in Leadership Development, Performance Assessment, Mentoring and […]

New ‘HBCU Hub’ Aims to Increase Awareness Among High School Students in Brooklyn

Hampton University alum Nicole Barnwell has kick-started an Historically Black College and University (HBCU) advocacy group– the first-ever in New York City– called the HBCU Hub aimed at increasing awareness among high school graduates in Brooklyn of the merits of attending an historically black college or university. The HBCU Hub initiative is being formed on […]

HBCU Alum of the Month: Demarcus McGaughey

Profile With more than 20 years of experience, Demarcus McGaughey is a skilled creative director, graphic designer and artist. His design expertise ranges from print design to corporate identity to interactive media development and beyond. A 10-year resident of Brooklyn, New York, Mr. McGaughey hails from Dallas, Texas, where he launched In House Media Group, […]