"The Soul of the Yard" Podcast!

Discover the Heartbeat of HBCUs with "The Soul of the Yard" Podcast!

Welcome to the Center for HBCU Research, Leadership, and Policy's latest venture: our exciting podcast, "The Soul of the Yard." We are thrilled to bring you this dynamic audio experience that delves into the profound importance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and the unique legacies they represent. At "The Soul of the Yard," we're dedicated to preserving and celebrating the legacy of HBCUs. Our podcast offers a captivating platform for critical discourse, where we engage in thoughtful conversations, share inspiring stories, and explore the enduring impact of these exceptional institutions. As we navigate through the rich history and enduring relevance of HBCUs, "The Soul of the Yard" seeks to shed light on their invaluable contributions to education, culture, and society. Whether you're a passionate advocate for HBCUs or someone seeking to expand your understanding of these vital institutions, our podcast provides a captivating space for discovery and reflection. Join us on this inspiring journey as we uncover the history, achievements, and innovations that define HBCUs. Be a part of the conversation, share your thoughts, and learn why HBCUs play a vital role in shaping our collective future. "The Soul of the Yard" podcast – your gateway to exploring the soul, spirit, and legacy of HBCUs. Tune in and let's celebrate the extraordinary journey together.


Episode #2 Academic Mission Matters: Reflections From An HBCU Provost

In this compelling episode, join us as we delve into the vital role of academic mission at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Hear firsthand insights from an HBCU Provost as we explore the significance of this mission in shaping success and ensuring the survival of these institutions. Gain a unique perspective on the challenges and triumphs that contribute to the rich legacy of HBCUs in the realm of higher education. Don't miss this enlightening discussion on the academic heartbeat of HBCUs!

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Episode #1 Sankofa: The Foundation and Future of the HBCU Center

Join us for an incredible journey as we kick off "The Soul of the Yard" podcast with a captivating inaugural episode. In this exclusive conversation, we sit down with the esteemed Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, the immediate past president of Howard University. Together, we explore the very foundation and the exciting future of the HBCU Center. This episode is a treasure trove of insights and inspiration, as Dr. Frederick delves into the remarkable history and the vital role that HBCUs play in our society. Discover the roots, the vision, and the lasting impact of the HBCU Center as we embark on a transformative journey of exploration and celebration. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the invaluable contributions of HBCUs and the visionary work of the HBCU Center. Tune in to our debut episode and embark on a journey of discovery, reflection, and inspiration. Listen to the episode here: Click Here to Listen  "The Soul of the Yard" podcast – your gateway to the heart and soul of HBCUs. Join us in celebrating the legacy, the present, and the future of these extraordinary institutions.

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