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small cover image Social Mobility ReportUNCF Report: HBCUs Fuel the American Middle Class

Despite offering admission to a significant number of underserved students, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are remarkably successful at supporting social mobility among their students, according to a recent report released by UNCF’s Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, the nation’s foremost research organization focusing on the educational status of African Americans from pre-school through college.

Read the report: HBCUs Transforming Generations: Social Mobility Outcomes


Annual Report cover FY20UNCF: Lighting the Way to Better Futures®
Putting students on the path to graduation. The secret behind the success of UNCF’s 37 member colleges and universities and their students. Why UNCF matters now more than ever. Bringing communities together for education. Advocating for K-12 education. UNCF and the increasing number of female presidents. The power of an individual’s investment. These are just some of the highlights featured in Lighting the Way to Better Futures®, UNCF’s most recent annual report. Review the annual report.

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#UNCF welcomes Gia Soublet, Ph.D., as VP of our new strategic impact investment fund (SIIF)—a major philanthropic effort set to elevate the work of UNCF & its 37 member #HBCUs. Her #HBCU connection runs deep as a grad of both @XULA1925 & @JacksonStateU! https://t.co/922XiNl1EW https://t.co/iYChGqgDZo
Ade Owodolu @AOwodolu —
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D2 rankings come out and Bowie State (Post Wilson and Sewell) are still projected among the top 10 D2 programs in the country pre-season. Says a LOT about the culture that's been built over on Jericho Park Rd. #HBCUStrong #BiteDown #CIAA https://t.co/vALfv56sh7
Jarrett Hoffman @JHSportsPlug —
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#UNCF welcomes Gia Soublet, Ph.D., as VP of our new strategic impact investment fund (SIIF)—a major philanthropic effort set to elevate the work of UNCF & its 37 member #HBCUs. Her #HBCU connection runs deep as a grad of both @XULA1925 & @JacksonStateU! https://t.co/922XiNl1EW https://t.co/iYChGqgDZo
Robin Hemphill @RobinHemphill19 —
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#UNCF @FDPRI is exploring #HBCU alumni’s peer networks and workforce outcomes and we’re looking forward to sharing what we found. 🗓️Mark your calendars for the reveal of @FDPRI's Alumni Workforce brief on Wednesday, August 17. Are you ready for the reveal? #HBCUEffect
Roy Betts @rbetts2 —
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#UNCF welcomes Gia Soublet, Ph.D., as VP of our new strategic impact investment fund (SIIF)—a major philanthropic effort set to elevate the work of UNCF & its 37 member #HBCUs. Her #HBCU connection runs deep as a grad of both @XULA1925 & @JacksonStateU! https://t.co/922XiNl1EW https://t.co/iYChGqgDZo
Roy Betts @rbetts2 —
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#UNCF welcomes Gia Soublet, Ph.D., as VP of our new strategic impact investment fund (SIIF)—a major philanthropic effort set to elevate the work of UNCF & its 37 member #HBCUs. Her #HBCU connection runs deep as a grad of both @XULA1925 & @JacksonStateU! https://t.co/922XiNl1EW https://t.co/iYChGqgDZo
UNCF New York @UNCFNY —
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#UNCF welcomes Gia Soublet, Ph.D., as VP of our new strategic impact investment fund (SIIF)—a major philanthropic effort set to elevate the work of UNCF & its 37 member #HBCUs. Her #HBCU connection runs deep as a grad of both @XULA1925 & @JacksonStateU! https://t.co/922XiNl1EW https://t.co/iYChGqgDZo
UNCFBoston @BostonUncf —
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#UNCF welcomes Gia Soublet, Ph.D., as VP of our new strategic impact investment fund (SIIF)—a major philanthropic effort set to elevate the work of UNCF & its 37 member #HBCUs. Her #HBCU connection runs deep as a grad of both @XULA1925 & @JacksonStateU! https://t.co/922XiNl1EW https://t.co/iYChGqgDZo
1890foundation @1890foundation —
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Yours truly (on behalf of @HBCUDigital ) Will be in the house at NRG Stadium to cover the 1st Big event on the HBCU Bandom Calendar, The Pepsi National BOTB. Heck of a way to kick fall off on the right foot! #HBCUCulture #HBCUBands #HBCUStrong https://t.co/Hy58MUF6wK
Jamie Walker (HBCU-PSMA Member) @SportVoiceJW —
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Yours truly (on behalf of @HBCUDigital ) Will be in the house at NRG Stadium to cover the 1st Big event on the HBCU Bandom Calendar, The Pepsi National BOTB. Heck of a way to kick fall off on the right foot! #HBCUCulture #HBCUBands #HBCUStrong https://t.co/Hy58MUF6wK
Herbert L. Seward III @hhlseward3 —
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UNCF is back with its first Alumni Webinar of the year! Join the zoom meeting tonight by scanning the QR code or following the link ( https://t.co/OWygqv6PnX ) to learn more about the available early and experienced career opportunities! #FSU #UNCF https://t.co/dVtZNrjLLS
Career Services FayStateUniversity @FSU_CareerServ —
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#UNCF welcomes Gia Soublet, Ph.D., as VP of our new strategic impact investment fund (SIIF)—a major philanthropic effort set to elevate the work of UNCF & its 37 member #HBCUs. Her #HBCU connection runs deep as a grad of both @XULA1925 & @JacksonStateU! https://t.co/922XiNl1EW https://t.co/iYChGqgDZo
Stephanie K. Hall @MsBookedandBusy —
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It never surprises me to see Coach Moton doing the things that he does. Just a quality dude all the way around, and one of the best examples out there of what the HBCU Experience is all about; Giving Back. #HBCUStrong https://t.co/MRYPxq8UvK
LeVelle Moton @LeVelleMoton —