Program Profiles at HBCUs

Every institution is different. These program profiles illuminate the goals, strengths, and successes in increasing the ability of future teachers to teach geoscience content in K12 classrooms.

The HBCU StoryMap summarizes the current information available about geoscience at HBCUs throughout the US. The StoryMaps will be updated regularly to provide additional context and nuance for the information readily available on institutional websites.

Lessons Learned

Looking across the project's work with all the institutions below, a number of important themes arose that were significant in their work to broaden access to geoscience content and skills.

Institutional Profiles

Clark Atlanta University

Clark Atlanta University is committed to academic excellence, building character and service to others.

Coppin State University

Coppin State University serves a multi-generational student population and provides education opportunities while promoting lifelong learning.

Florida A&M University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University provides high-quality, affordable education with programs and services that guide students toward successfully achieving their dreams.

Savannah State University

Savannah State University fosters engaged learning and personal growth in a student-centered environment that celebrates the African American legacy while nurturing a diverse student body.

Tennessee State University

Through its legacy as an HBCU and land grant institution, Tennessee State University transforms lives, prepares a diverse population of leaders, and contributes to economic and community development.

Xavier University of LA

Xavier University of Louisianna contributes to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society.

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