We are back to weekly updates, folks! So, without further ado….

Hurricane Ida shut down many schools in New Orleans and continues to make its way through the United States, nearly 600 students have been left in Afghanistan and Pennsylvania is a mini case study for enrollment trends in the coming years.

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The FDA’s approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine breaks down one barrier for institutions that haven’t yet required the vaccine, the return to campus this fall is best described as “uncertain” and Yik Yak is back.

RW Jones Agency is pleased to announce that Ashley Northington, Vice President and Managing Director, has been appointed to the Tennessee HBCU Success Advisory Board by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. She will begin her three-year term immediately. 

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The federal student loan moratorium has been extended, colleges and universities gear up for another pandemic-dampened fall semester and some institutions are raising their tuition to counteract the financial toll of the pandemic. 

In this month's issue of The Roundup: HBCU Edition, we take a look at the news stories and key moments surrounding Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as well as all of the ways in which HBCUs have helped shape public discourse over the past few weeks.

In today’s blog post, we take a look at the month ahead and highlight three events that we expect to make headlines in August. 

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Vaccination rates and COVID-19 variants are causing some colleges and universities to rethink their lack of a vaccine requirement, DACA was ruled unlawful by a federal judge and FAFSA filing rates have dropped from last year. 

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Student athletes can now make money off of their own name, image and likeness, more calls for a double Pell Grant emerge and the new Department of Education budget is making its way through the House of Representatives.  

In this month's issue of The Roundup: HBCU Edition, we take a look at the news stories and key moments surrounding Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as well as all of the ways in which HBCUs have helped shape public discourse over the past few weeks.

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