Black Issues in Higher Education

Black Issues in Higher Education is a magazine specializing in African American Focused topics.

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 13, August 25

Academic Conventions: Where Minds (and Politics) Meet
Academic Conventions: Where Minds (and Politics) Meet.by Mary-Christine PhillipIt's where old acquaintances meet and new ideas are born and discussed.Graduate students and others sometimes find jobs there, and it is where publishers go to stage more...
A Furious Flowering of Poetry: Conference to Document, Analyze Black Arts Movement of the '60S
A Furious Flowering of Poetry: Conference to Document, Analyze Black. Arts Movement of the '60sby B. Denise HawkinsAs members of a visionary, organized literary posse that often included Amiri Baraka (then LeRoi Jones), Nikki Giovanni, Sonia Sanchez...
Ambitious Cooperative Ventures Spark Unity '94: Four Professional Journalist's Organizations Pull off Coup in Atlanta
Ambitious Cooperative Ventures Spark Unity '94: Four Professional. Journalist's Organizations Pull off Coup in Atlantaby Garland L. ThompsonATLANTA -- An estimated 7,000 conventioneers converged on the Georgia World Congress Center here July 26-31 for...
Doing the News in Africa: Colonialism's Gone, but Effect on Journalists' Education Remains
Doing the News in Africa: Colonialism's Gone, but Effect on. Journalists' Education Remainsby Tendayi KumbulaSeveral of the workshops at the recent "Unity '94" conference for journalists of color, held recently in Atlanta, focused on events in Africa.Many...
Four-Star Service: Hospitality Programs Putting Premium on Customer Service, Diversity
Four-Star Service: Hospitality Programs Putting Premium On Customer. Service, Diversityby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoWhen a group of African Americans was denied service at a Denny's restaurant last year, the incident went beyond a violation of their civil...
HBCUs Gear Up to Produce Hospitality Managers: Administrators Say Menial Image of Industry Is Outdated
HBCUs Gear Up to Produce Hospitality Managers: Administrators Say. Menial Image of Industry is Outdatedby Chris MurrayWASHINGTON, DC -- Whenever she talks to African American students about careers in the hospitality business, Joyce Green, head of the...
Hospitality Administration at HBCUs: Changing Attitudes and Dispelling Myths
Hospitality Administration at HBCUs: Changing Attitudes and Dispelling. MythsTravel and tourism has become the world's largest industry.According to the U.S. Travel Data Center, employment in the travel industry is projected to grow more than 30 percent...
It's All Business, Travel Planners Say: Educational Conferences Treated like Other Professional Meetings
It's All Business, Travel Planners Say: Educational Conferences Treated. Like Other Professional Meetingsby Garland L. ThompsonHospitality business is big business. Some $380 billion each year is spent on travel and tourism across the United States,...
Journalism Education, Slow Progress Not Dealt with at Unity Conference, Critics Say
Journalism Education, Slow Progress not Dealt with at Unity conference,. Critics Sayby Roberto RodriguezATLANTA -- While the historic Unity '94 journalism conference was deemed a great success, many say it did not hold media CEOs and editors accountable...
Newsrooms Make Belated Appeal to Native Americans: But Cultural Differences Often Misunderstood
Newsrooms Make Belated Appeal to Native Americans: But Cultural. Differences Often Misunderstoodby David PegoThe irony has not been lost on some of this continent's original inhabitants: Feathers, long sacred to most tribes, took on additional, ominous...
Research Is for Undergrads, Too
Research is for Undergrads, Too.Undergraduate research, specifically in the pure and applied sciences, benefits students, departments and the potential graduate schools that the students may attend.Research performed by an undergraduate student helps...
Taking the Lead on Ethnic, Minority Conferences: Organizers Find Successful Niches
Taking the Lead on Ethnic, Minority Conferences: Organizers Find. Successful Nichesby Joan MorganThe key to success for major conferences focusing on minority issues in higher education has been recognizing a need and filling it, say some of the organizers.And...
Tragedy Strikes Longtime Educator: Harold Delaney, Wife Slain in North Carolina
Tragedy Strikes Longtime Educator: Harold Delaney, Wife Slain in North. Carolinaby Garland L. Thompson and John MinterPILOT MOUNTAIN, NC -- A tragic double slaying ended the lives of former college president Harold Delaney, 74, and his wife, Geraldine,...
Washington Update
Washington Update.by Charles DervaricsClinton Names Nominees-to-be To Indian Education CouncilPresident Clinton has announced his intended nominees to the National Advisory Council on Indian Education. The Council helps the U.S. Education Department...
Who Trashed Self-Esteem?
Who Trashed Self-Esteem?.by Julianne MalveauxSeveral churches in California run a "lock in" program where young African Americans bring pillows and blankets on a Friday night and are locked in to 18 hours of meals, workshops and recreation, exposed to...
Why CLA Still Prospers
Why CLA Still Prospers.The late Darwin T. Turner, noted scholar and the 13th president of the College Language Association (CLA), was fond of saying, "I go to meetings at other conventions, but I come to CLA. CLA is home."In those few words, he conveyed...