Howard University is leading with 12 finalist nominations in the 2019 HBCU Awards. Presented by HBCU Digest, the HBCU Awards are the first and only national awards ceremony honoring individual and institutional achievements at history Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
Known as “The Mecca,” or “Black Ivy” some of Howard’s nominations include College of the Year, Male President of the Year, Best Student Government Association (SGA) and Best Board of Trustees.
“It is fitting for Howard University to lead this year’s sterling panel of nominees,” said HBCU Digest Founding Editor Jarrett Carter according to a press release. “They had an extraordinary academic year highlighted with several individual and collective accomplishments that represented the best of America’s flagship historically black institution, and the spirit of the HBCU mission at large. The Howard community and the District of Columbia should take great pride in HU’s work this year.”
All winners are selected by a panel of previous winners, journalists, HBCU executives, students and alumni.
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