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Apple Partners With HBCU To Launch 'Smart Campus' To Set Students On A Path To Generational Wealth

Virginia Union University (VUU) is launching a new transformative initiative that’s pairing tech with generational wealth for its students. According to an announcement, the historically Black university has announced its partnership with Apple as well as a Smart Campus initiative, which will provide its first-year students with a bundle of the tech giant’s products to help them with their studies and prepare them for the workforce. The new initiative — referred to as “Mobile Learning, Mobile Life” — will reportedly start by offering the incoming class of 2025 an iPad Air, Apple Pencil, Smart Keyboard Folio, Apple Watch and AirPods Pro. VUU President and CEO Dr. Hakim J. Lucas claims that the Smart Campus initiative will not only assist students in their educational pursuits, but the devices will also be used to help them as they become working professionals and set them on a path to build up wealth for their families. “Creating a Smart Campus at VUU is critical to the academic...

Njera Perkins

Jun 23, 2021

This Founder Created A National Game Night to Celebrate Black Game Developers and Black Wealth

One of the most magical times of the year is on the horizon — Black History Month. With February right around the corner, this HBCU alumni created a national family game night to celebrate Black game developers and Black wealth all while focusing on Black history. According to PRWeb, Ruby L. Taylor, MSW is the founder of Legacy! Card Games and the mastermind behind National Family Game Night for Black History Month — an event that attendees can enjoy right from the comforts of their own home. She is a double HBCU alumnus having graduated from both Virginia Union University and Howard University. “It’s my mission to celebrate the history of black wealth and black board and card game developers and do so in a fun, exciting way,” shared Taylor. Corporations, churches, organizations, and families are all invited to join a night of celebration of the rich history of Black wealth and Black game developers. On Feb. 26, 2021, all are encouraged to not only play a game created by a Black...

Shanique Yates

Jan 1, 2021