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  1. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 35: Clinton College

    Yesterday we reviewed Virginia State University which received an average rating of 7.9. See the updated leaderboard here Today we look at another small HBCU. Clinton College of Rock Hill, SC was founded by Bishop Caleb Isom Clinton of the AME Zion Church in 1894, primarily to teach educators...
  2. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 34: Virginia State University

    Last week we reviewed the outstanding Spelman College that crushed the buildings with a new top rating of 9.8. That's going to be a hard act to follow. See the updated leaderboard here Virginia State University is one of the early land grant schools founded by states for Black students. As...
  3. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 33: Spelman College

    We last covered the first Black women's only liberal arts college, Bennett College, which received an average score of 7.4. See the updated leaderboard here Today we visit their larger cousin, Spelman College, one of the most pre-eminent HBCUs. Spelman's importance and impact on the HBCU...
  4. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 32: Bennett College

    Yesterday we looked at Winston-Salem State College in North Carolina which received a high average score of 8.4. See the updated leaderboard here Bennett college is one of only two women only HBCUs--the other being its much more well-known cousin Spelman. Bennett is small, less than 300...
  5. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 31: Winston-Salem State University

    Yesterday we looked at the small community college J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College which received a modest score of 6.4. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to another big school, this time Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. The second largest HBCU...
  6. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 30: J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College

    Previously we covered Coppin State University which received an average score of 7.2 See the updated leaderboard here Today we return to Huntsville (as we did with Alabama A&M) to look at a HBCU community college, J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College Founded as a vocational...
  7. DrBanneker

    The HBCU Analytics Thread

    Ok, I have been doing the "Rate This HBCU" thread for about two months now. I pull a lot of data from a database the Department of Education has. So I got the thought of pulling in some bulk data and comparing all HBCUs and the results are pretty interesting. I am going to drop the graphs here...
  8. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 29: Coppin State University

    We last discussed the venerable Alabama A&M which received an average score of 7.1 See the updated leaderboard here Next we head to B'More and showcase another Maryland HBCU (we last covered UMES), Coppin State University. The smaller HBCU of Baltimore (Morgan State being almost 4 times larger...
  9. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 28: Alabama A&M University

    We last looked and Philander Smith College of Little Rock which got a great score of 7.7. See the updated leaderboard here Alabama A&M is the final school we are covering of what I would consider the superfecta of top engineering HBCUs including North Carolina A&T, Florida A&M, and Prairie...
  10. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 27: Philander Smith College

    We last checked in at Kentucky State University in Frankfort which received an average vote of 6.7. See the updated leaderboard here Last time we visited Arkansas was on Day 17 when we covered the small private community college, Shorter College. Today we visit the larger institution of Little...
  11. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 26: Kentucky State University

    We last covered the venerable Clark Atlanta University which received an average score of 8. See the updated leaderboard here Most people think Kentucky only has one HBCU when it has two--Simmons College is so small it has less than 200 students--so Kentucky HBCU always brings to mind Kentucky...
  12. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 25: Clark Atlanta University

    Yesterday we covered Voorhees College in South Carolina which received an average rating of 7. See the updated leaderboard here Today we shift to the ATL and cover our first member of the Atlanta University Center (AUC). Clark Atlanta University is one of the oldest HBCUs in the United States...
  13. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 24: Voorhees College

    We last covered the University of the District of Columbia which received a solid score of 6.8. See the updated leaderboard here Voorhees College is a small college in Denmark, SC. Despite its small size, Denmark has two HBCUs: Voorhees and the Denmark Technical College. Both of them are small...
  14. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 23: University of the District of Columbia

    Yesterday we covered the legendary Grambling State University which received an average score of 7.6. See the updated leaderboard here The University of the District of Columbia could be one of the oldest HBCUs with its first iteration established in 1851 as the Normal School for Colored...
  15. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU: the former HBCUs

    No ratings on this thread. I decided to go ahead and make it since I am going to combine 4 nominal HBCUs that I won't cover separately since they have barely any Black attendance now. However, due to their history, they are still designated as "HBCUs". They all share at least one of two common...
  16. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 22: Grambling State University

    We last covered Mississippi Valley State University which received an average score of 5.6. See the updated leaderboard here Staying on the theme of the SWAC, we now head to Grambling, Louisiana where the well-known Grambling State University and its Marching Tigers hold sway (I'm sure...
  17. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 21: Mississippi Valley State University

    Yesterday we covered the small but mighty Paul Quinn College which received an average score of 7. We head down to the Delta for our next HBCU, we visit Mississippi Valley State University (MVSU) the second newest in the country following the University of the Virgin Islands that we previously...
  18. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 20: Paul Quinn College

    We last covered the largest HBCU up north, Delaware State University, which had an average score of 7.3. See the updated leaderboard here Following on the discussion of visionary leadership we had with Claflin University, we now turn to another example of a small HBCU that has reversed its...
  19. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 19: Delaware State University

    Yesterday we covered the rising star of the smaller HBCUs, Claflin University, which received a high average score of 8. See the updated leaderboard here Next we turn to one of the northernmost HBCUs and the only one in Delaware--Delaware State University. A land grant college located in the...
  20. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 18: Claflin University

    We last learned about Shorter College, the small junior college in North Little Rock that earned an average score of 5. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to South Carolina, home of of eight HBCUs and two in the city of Orangeburg alone. Claflin University, established by Methodist...
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