53 episodes

Class is in session. Hosts discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting alumni through news, colorful commentary, and interviews. Listen to conversations on “hot button” HBCU topics and meet HBCU graduates making a mark in a variety of industries. The assignment is to make you think, laugh, respect and appreciate HBCUs!

The HBCU Podcast The HBCU Podcast Network

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 36 Ratings

Class is in session. Hosts discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting alumni through news, colorful commentary, and interviews. Listen to conversations on “hot button” HBCU topics and meet HBCU graduates making a mark in a variety of industries. The assignment is to make you think, laugh, respect and appreciate HBCUs!

    It's the HBCU VP for Me!

    It's the HBCU VP for Me!

    This episode is all about the historic election of Howard University alumna, Vice President Kamala Harris. I’m joined by Political Organizer, Social Justice Advocate and Claflin University alumnus, Derrick Quarles. We recap the 2021 Inauguration,  our hopes and expectations for the Biden/Harris Administration and uplift the HBCU graduates who were at the helm of this political success. 

    • 50 min
    Virginia State University Alumnus, Ray Cunningham

    Virginia State University Alumnus, Ray Cunningham

    On this episode, we speak with Mr. Ray Cunninghamn. He’s a graduate of Virginia State University. Ray is a MultiMedia Maven who has established himself on various platforms including television, radio, and digital. He’s best known for putting his HBCU on the map as a cast member of BET’s College Hill and now a member of VH1’s Love & Hip Hop Hollywood cast.

    College Hill [9:00]
    Love & Hip Hop [13:03]
    Yardopoly [25:09]
    Beyonce Inspires [31:35]
    Advice for Grads [34:29]

    • 46 min
    Edward Waters College Alumna, Dayna Kent

    Edward Waters College Alumna, Dayna Kent

    On this episode, we speak with Dayna Kent. She’s a graduate of Edward Waters College. Dayna currently serves as Vice President of Membership for the UNCF National Alumni Council. During this episode, we discuss her HBCU experience, philanthropy, and how a chance encounter with the late great Johnnie Cochran started it all.

    SHOW NOTES:
    Meeting Johnny Cochran [6:30]
    Becoming an HBCU Advocate[16:32]
    Pre-Alumni Council [22:00 ]
    VP of Membership for UNCF NAC [27:06]
    Memories of EWC [54:24]

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Lincoln University Alumna, Regan Farley

    Lincoln University Alumna, Regan Farley

    On this episode, we speak with Regan Farley. She’s a graduate of Lincoln University. Regan is a successful Publicist and Author.

    SHOW NOTES:
    Choosing Lincoln [8:46]
    Advice for New Grads in Job Market  [22:05]
    Giving Back to Lincoln [31:39]
    Why Choose HBCU[ 35:17]

    • 39 min
    Claflin & SC State Univ. Alumnus, Jamaal Lemon

    Claflin & SC State Univ. Alumnus, Jamaal Lemon

    On this episode, we speak with an alumnus of Claflin University and SC State University, Jamaal Lemon.  Jamaal is a Cicerone-certified beer server, co-creator of The Wayfarer Study podcast, co-curator of Help The Pour Podcast,  father of Satchel, and husband of Nikki. He's a die-hard fan of the Clemson Tigers, Imperial Chocolate Stouts, and Thursdays. During this episode, we discuss his HBCU experience, his love for beer and how he’s blazing new trails in the beer industry.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Spelman College Alumna, Danielle Deadwyler

    Spelman College Alumna, Danielle Deadwyler

    On this episode, we speak with Danielle Deadwyler. She's a graduate of Spelman College. Danielle is a multidisciplinary performance artist, actor, and filmmaker. During this episode, we discuss her HBCU experience and discuss her artistry in depth.

    SHOW NOTES:
    Choosing Spelman [10:08]
    Choosing Acting [19:32]
    Atlanta's Evolving Entertainment Scene [32:50]
    Favorite Spelman Memories [49:02]
    Giving to Spelman [51:32]

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

Flaw700 ,

Dope

I found this podcast on twitter and i decided to give it a try. I wasn’t disappointed. I love the energy and the conversation felt smooth.... Beyoncé would be proud of the episode I listened to lol

NUPE1949 ,

Great Podcast

It is refreshing to hear what is going on in higher education in regards to HBCUs. I also love hearing about other people’s professional experiences!

Mr. Haley757 ,

HBCU love!

Love the podcast! As a grad of VSU I can fully appreciate the need of this podcast.

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