All students deserve the chance to attend college so they can succeed in life. Therefore, it is the vision of the Tom Joyner Foundation to provide programming that affords diverse academic opportunities to students wanting and/or attending HBCU’s regardless of social or economic status and means.
HBCU NEWS & EVENTS
Grambling State Launches New Dining Program with Magic Johnson’s Sodexo Magic
Today, Grambling State University announced the launch of a long-term partnership with a new dining service provider SodexoMAGIC. The new agreement will deliver $6.7 million in facility renovations, new major-brand quick-serve restaurants, and 24-hour dining. “The best part of our new program is that we, as students, are driving the design,” said Steven Wilson, rising […]
Governor Ron DeSantis Officially Requests Replacement of Florida Statue in National Statuary Hall on 144th Anniversary of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune’s Birthday
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis sent a letter to the Architect of the U.S. Capitol officially requesting the replacement of the General Edmund Kirby Smith statue in National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol with Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune. Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune will represent the first African American to have a state-commissioned statue in […]
Hercules Scholarship continues with Huston-Tillotson
GPA: 3.5 Hometown: Houston, TX Major: Business Marketing Classification: Senior Career goal: To establish a solid position in the business world so he can give back to his community. Motto: “The game (life) will test you, but never fold. Stay ten toes down. it’s not on you, it’s in you. And what’s in you, they can never […]
Alcorn to offer its first-ever doctoral degree with Doctor of Nursing Practice program beginning fall 2019
Alcorn State University makes history with the recent approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to offer its first-ever doctoral degree program. The University’s School of Nursing will introduce the new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program with the inaugural class scheduled to enroll for the fall 2019 semester. […]
What We Do
The Tom Joyner Foundation provides programming that affords diverse academic opportunities to students wanting and/or attending HBCU’s regardless of social or economic status and means.
Who We Help
We remain focused on ensuring the future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) well into the 21st Century through customized capacity building programs.
How You Can Help
Together, we can make a difference in the lives of young people. Donate to a specific HBCU, the Hercules Scholarship or general scholarship fund to help deserving students get an education.
To help ease the burden of paying for a college education, these corporations partner with the Tom Joyner Foundation to award scholarships to selected students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities.