On the Yard
OTY: Why Alumni Engagement is Key in HBCU Philanthropy
EPISODE 14: WHY ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT IS KEY IN HBCU PHILANTHROPY
In this episode of On The Yard, we talk with Emile Parker, Director of Alumni Relations at Oakwood University, and Cheri Wilson, Executive Director of University Advancement, about how HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions can effectively position themselves as beneficiaries of major philanthropic gifts.
OTY: The Importance of Owning the Finances
EPISODE 13: THE IMPORTANCE OF OWNING THE FINANCES
In this episode of On The Yard, we learn how Allen University President Dr. Ernest McNealey is blazing a new pathway for Allen University through strong fiscal management.
OTY: The Importance of Collaboration and Access
EPISODE 12: THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLABORATION AND ACCESS
Campus should feel like a home away from home for HBCU students, said Stillman College President Dr. Cynthia Warrick.
OTY: Activating Diversity and Equity on HBCU Campuses
EPISODE 11: ACTIVATING DIVERSITY AND EQUITY ON HBCU CAMPUSES
HBCUs have long prioritized diversity, equity and inclusion, and Martin University is no exception.
OTY: Elevating the Legacy of Social Justice
EPISODE 10: ELEVATING THE LEGACY OF SOCIAL JUSTICE
HBCUs have a legacy of cultivating some of our nation's most prominent and distinguished leaders, particularly in the fields of social justice and politics. American Baptist College President Dr. Forrest Harris believes that without the contributions of HBCUs, America would be less of a nation.
OTY: Leveraging the Expertise of HBCUs
EPISODE 9: LEVERAGING THE EXPERTISE OF HBCUS
In the eyes of many HBCU leaders and champions, these historic institutions are the leading experts in educating first-generation, under-resourced and Pell-eligible students.
OTY: The Significance of Investing in HBCUs
EPISODE 8: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF INVESTING IN HBCUS
The greatest challenge that Historically Black Colleges and Universities confront today is funding. However, Tougaloo College is worth the investment, according to Tougaloo College President Carmen Walters.
OTY: How HBCUs Battled the Pandemic
EPISODE 7: HOW HBCUS BATTLED THE PANDEMIC
In this episode of On the Yard, we sit down with Southern University Vice President of External Affairs and University Relations Robyn Merrick, Ph.D. to discuss how HBCU campuses managed the pandemic while educating their communities and protecting students and faculty. We explore how HBCUs managed to make shifts rapidly and what the fall may look like for these historic institutions.
OTY: Overcoming Frozen Success (Rebroadcast)
OVERCOMING FROZEN SUCCESS (Rebroadcast)
We’re taking a little break this week and will have a fresh episode of On the Yard next week. In the meantime, we’re revisiting one of our favorite episodes of the season so far, Overcoming Frozen Success.