HBCU Review: Southern University Is Off Probation

Plus Baylor scoops up HBCU basketball coach.

A New Start for Southern University - Sanctions lifted against Southern University, Prairie View A&M University basketball coach moves on to Baylor, plus more HBCU news. ? Britt Middleton  Southern University and A&M College's Baton Rouge campus has been released from probation, The Advocate reported. The school was sanctioned in December because of "insufficient data reporting," stemming from its re-accreditation process in 2010. (Photo: TIMES-PICAYUNE/LANDOV)

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A New Start for Southern University - Sanctions lifted against Southern University, Prairie View A&M University basketball coach moves on to Baylor, plus more HBCU news. — Britt Middleton Southern University and A&M College's Baton Rouge campus has been released from probation, The Advocate reported. The school was sanctioned in December because of "insufficient data reporting," stemming from its re-accreditation process in 2010. (Photo: TIMES-PICAYUNE/LANDOV)

Prairie View A&M Basketball Coach Heads to Baylor - Prairie View A&M University has announced that head women?s basketball coach Toyelle Wilson has resigned and will next join the Baylor University women's basketball coaching staff under Kim Mulkey. Wilson led the Panthers for three seasons. (Photo: John Woike/Hartford Courant/MCT/LANDOV)

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Prairie View A&M Basketball Coach Heads to Baylor - Prairie View A&M University has announced that head women’s basketball coach Toyelle Wilson has resigned and will next join the Baylor University women's basketball coaching staff under Kim Mulkey. Wilson led the Panthers for three seasons. (Photo: John Woike/Hartford Courant/MCT/LANDOV)

Howard Touts Enrollment of Black, Male Med Students - Howard University officials refuted a commentary published recently on the Philadelphia Sunday Sun website suggesting that not a single African-American male was admitted into the school's College of Medicine this year. The school stated that, "as of June 18, 2013, of the 120 newly admitted medical school students, more than 30 percent are African-American men," according to a statement published by HBCU Digest. (Photo: Howard.edu)

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Howard Touts Enrollment of Black, Male Med Students - Howard University officials refuted a commentary published recently on the Philadelphia Sunday Sun website suggesting that not a single African-American male was admitted into the school's College of Medicine this year. The school stated that, "as of June 18, 2013, of the 120 newly admitted medical school students, more than 30 percent are African-American men," according to a statement published by HBCU Digest. (Photo: Howard.edu)

Arrest Made in Shooting of Morehouse Grad - Police have charged 20-year-old Nicolas Smith with homicide and aggravated assault in the June 13 shooting of Joe Gibbs, a 23-year-old Morehouse College student. Authorities say they are seeking a second suspect. They believe Gibbs may have been killed over drugs, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. (Photo: Courtesy of WXIA 11)

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Arrest Made in Shooting of Morehouse Grad - Police have charged 20-year-old Nicolas Smith with homicide and aggravated assault in the June 13 shooting of Joe Gibbs, a 23-year-old Morehouse College student. Authorities say they are seeking a second suspect. They believe Gibbs may have been killed over drugs, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. (Photo: Courtesy of WXIA 11)

Shaw Nixes Baseball Program - Shaw University, an HBCU in North Carolina, announced last week that it has ended its baseball program. "Shaw has a long tradition in baseball, however as we look to address the fiscal needs of the entire athletic program, it became apparent that reducing the number of sports was a tough, but necessary decision that had to be made at this point," said Interim Athletic Director Marcus Clarke in a statement. (Photo: ShawBears.com)

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Shaw Nixes Baseball Program - Shaw University, an HBCU in North Carolina, announced last week that it has ended its baseball program. "Shaw has a long tradition in baseball, however as we look to address the fiscal needs of the entire athletic program, it became apparent that reducing the number of sports was a tough, but necessary decision that had to be made at this point," said Interim Athletic Director Marcus Clarke in a statement. (Photo: ShawBears.com)

Two FAMU Sororities Suspended for Hazing - Last week, officials at Florida A&M University suspended two sororities, Delta Sigma Theta and Gamma Sigma Sigma, amid hazing allegations. Delta Sigma Theta was suspended for three years and Gamma received a one-year suspension. Both sororities had been on inactive status for more than four months. (Photo: FAMU.edu)

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Two FAMU Sororities Suspended for Hazing - Last week, officials at Florida A&M University suspended two sororities, Delta Sigma Theta and Gamma Sigma Sigma, amid hazing allegations. Delta Sigma Theta was suspended for three years and Gamma received a one-year suspension. Both sororities had been on inactive status for more than four months. (Photo: FAMU.edu)

North Carolina A&T State to Launch Race Team - After introducing a motor sports program in 2010, North Carolina A&T State University has announced plans to build a racecar team as a way to give students a "hands-on experience in all aspects of the racing industry," the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education reported. The motor sports program aims to increase diversity within the motorsports industry. (Photo: Courtesy of North Carolina A&T State University)

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North Carolina A&T State to Launch Race Team - After introducing a motor sports program in 2010, North Carolina A&T State University has announced plans to build a racecar team as a way to give students a "hands-on experience in all aspects of the racing industry," the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education reported. The motor sports program aims to increase diversity within the motorsports industry. (Photo: Courtesy of North Carolina A&T State University)

California "Greek Weekend" Kicks Off - Fraternity and sorority members from around the country will convene upon Los Angeles for California Greek Weekend on June 27-30. The event, which celebrates African-American Greek organizations, includes a community service event for the Los Angeles Food Bank, step show and fellowship. Check out http://caligreekweekend.com/ for more information. (Photo: CaliGreekWeekend.com)

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California "Greek Weekend" Kicks Off - Fraternity and sorority members from around the country will convene upon Los Angeles for California Greek Weekend on June 27-30. The event, which celebrates African-American Greek organizations, includes a community service event for the Los Angeles Food Bank, step show and fellowship. Check out http://caligreekweekend.com/ for more information. (Photo: CaliGreekWeekend.com)

Savannah State Builds Partnerships Abroad - On June 24, Savannah State University signed a memorandum of understanding with Chaitanya College of India.  The agreement paves the way for increased study-abroad and student exchange programs. (Photo: Courtesy of Savannah State University)

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Savannah State Builds Partnerships Abroad - On June 24, Savannah State University signed a memorandum of understanding with Chaitanya College of India.  The agreement paves the way for increased study-abroad and student exchange programs. (Photo: Courtesy of Savannah State University)

North Carolina Central LGBT Center Now Open - After announcing plans earlier this year, North Carolina Central University says its Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally (LGBTA) Center is formally open. The facility will serve as a resource center for students, faculty and staff, supporting diversity and tolerance. (Photo: NCCU.edu)

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North Carolina Central LGBT Center Now Open - After announcing plans earlier this year, North Carolina Central University says its Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Ally (LGBTA) Center is formally open. The facility will serve as a resource center for students, faculty and staff, supporting diversity and tolerance. (Photo: NCCU.edu)