North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students, Keonia Rodgers and Brandon Long have been selected for the 2017 class of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’’ (HBCU) All-Stars.
Sixty-two undergraduate, graduate and professional students were honored at the 2017 HBCU All-Star Annual Summit hosted at the White House. In its fourth year, the initiative launched the HBCUs All-Stars program under the Obama administration and recognizes HBCU students for their accomplishments in academics, leadership and civic engagement.
Highly-recommended and lauded by university administrators for their impressive accomplishments beyond their resumes, transcripts and applications, Long and Rodgers will serve a one-year term as ambassadors, providing outreach opportunities and communications to their fellow students about the value of education and the initiative as a networking resource.
Orginally published Sept., 2017.