Sunday, April 06, 2014

"Weekly Dozens" Magazine -- Saturday 4/5/14

Last updated: Sunday 4/6/14 @ 5:11 pm
Below find links to the Digital Learning Lab's "Dozens" of favorite academic news items posted by HBCU and other media on Twitter about HBCUs' teaching, research, and community service for the week ending Saturday 4/5/14 ... in chronological order from latest to earliest ... Links to previous editions of the Dozens can be found here ==> Back issues ... Note that back issues can be searched for old tweets.

A. News, Events, & Features ... Dozen
  1. WATCH – NCCU Installs Debra Saunders-White as Chancellor

  2. RT Grambling President Frank Pogue will retire: Grambling State Universi...


  3. . report “An Urgent Crisis Facing Students at the Nation’s HBCUs” Problems for HBCUs

  4. HBCUX Network Ready for Its Opening Act - Higher Education via

  5. RT Senate approves funding to split FAMU-FSU engineering school: Amid confl...

  6. EDUCAUSE Top-10 IT Issues Lists by Carnegie Classification


  7. HBCUstory Announces New Partner, New City for Second Annual Research and Cultural Symposium | Scheduled for Oct....



B. Black Hackers & Entrepreneurs ... Half Dozen ... Some useful reference links
  1. New links in our list of black entrepreneurs and coders on the Internet ==>

  2. will mentor at upcoming on 4/24. Connect with Chicago entrepreneurs & students! ,

  3. Tech Entrepreneur Talks Success, Lack of Blacks in Tech Field


  4. Black Enterprise Driving Innovation Hackathon Morning Recap


C. Comments & Opinions ... Half Dozen
  1. RT : Ppl don't understand RT More joint programs and collaboration among HBCUs could go a long way.

  2. HBCU Presidential Crisis: Here’s What Can Be Done Now: (via , )


  3. Don't assume institutional leaders know how IT can help them achieve their goals.

  4. “Education is the civil rights issue of our time." Read more:

  5. HBCU trustees and grads should be expected to give more than their views. You can spin views but you can't spend them to produce excellence.

  6. Is the Black Press Still Powerful?: Wilson suggests that the black press pick...

D. Opportunities for Jobs, Internships, Scholarships, Fellowships, & Research ... Half Dozen  
  1. : Practice Makes Perfect >> How to Rehearse For a Job Interview

  2. LinkedIn is a MUST...RT : Expert tips for your LinkedIn profile in 2014:

  3. All students should write resumes in their freshman year so they can see how they grow and change over time.

  4. No excuse for seniors to not be ready for the job market. Please use The HBCU Career Center resources at


  5. Our job board is open - UPLOAD your resume if you are graduating this year!