Bennett College

A collective of activists erased $1.7 million in student debt for nearly 500 former Bennett College scholars.

Rapstress Megan Thee Stallion and Fashion Nova Cares donated $25,000 to advance Bennett College’s entrepreneurship program.

The National Park Service will award $7.7 million in grants to HBCU preservation projects.

Jussie Smollett is fighting to prevent an HBCU from losing its accreditation.

In a controversial piece entitled, “Dear Bennett College: Just end it with Morehouse already,” Aziza Jackson, a graduate of Bennett College in North Carolina, writes that the historically Black, exclusively women’s college should cut their ties with their (supposed to be brother institution) Morehouse College because the prestigious all-male school has obviously replaced them with […]

School Name: Bennett College Location: Greensboro, North Carolina Year Founded: 1873 Number of Students: 780 undergraduate students Specialty Programs: Womanist Religious Studies and Global Studies Greek Life: • Sororities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Inc. Alumni: Yvonne J. Johnson (first black mayor of Greensboro, North Carolina), Dr. Dorothy L. […]