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Student Freedom Initiative, CISCO, and Wells Fargo Sponsor “A Different World” Tour Stop At Howard University on April 9th to Release “The HBCU Shift from Survival and Sustainability to Competitiveness and Transformation”

The new report outlines meaningful steps to foster collaboration and build support for our nation’s HBCUs and MSIs WASHINGTON, DC [April 3, 2024]—Student Freedom InitiativeContinue reading “Student Freedom Initiative, CISCO, and Wells Fargo Sponsor “A Different World” Tour Stop At Howard University on April 9th to Release “The HBCU Shift from Survival and Sustainability to Competitiveness and Transformation””

Student Freedom Initiative and Fusion Cyber Proud to Offer STEM Certification Funding through Denmark Technical College

WASHINGTON, DC [April 3, 2024] – Student Freedom Initiative (SFI) is proud to announce a partnership with Fusion Cyber to help students at Denmark Technical College in South Carolina achieveContinue reading “Student Freedom Initiative and Fusion Cyber Proud to Offer STEM Certification Funding through Denmark Technical College”

Student Freedom Initiative and Clearloop Are Proud to Support HBCU’s Receiving Monetary Awards through the Department of Energy’s Clean Energy Education Prize

WASHINGTON, DC [Feb. 29, 2024] – Today, Student Freedom Initiative is pleased to announce that 10 schools were awarded $100,000 each from the DepartmentContinue reading “Student Freedom Initiative and Clearloop Are Proud to Support HBCU’s Receiving Monetary Awards through the Department of Energy’s Clean Energy Education Prize”

Virginia Union, Steinbridge Group Announce Largest Investment in University’s History

RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Virginia Union University announced today that impact investing firm Steinbridge Group will invest approximately $40 million to enable Virginia Union to unlockContinue reading “Virginia Union, Steinbridge Group Announce Largest Investment in University’s History”

Robert F. Smith’s Student Freedom Initiative Announces Collaboration with the Steinbridge Group on its $100 Million Capital Commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority Serving Institutions

SFI will help Steinbridge Group to select the HBCUs and MSI institutions for its $100 million capital commitment announced in November 2023 PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today,Continue reading “Robert F. Smith’s Student Freedom Initiative Announces Collaboration with the Steinbridge Group on its $100 Million Capital Commitment to Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Other Minority Serving Institutions”

Student Freedom Initiative, Stackwell, and Prudential Financial Launch First Ever Student Investment Program to Increase Investor Confidence and Financial Wellness of Current HBCU and MSI Students

Prudential Financial to grant $500,000 to seed the Stackwell investment accounts of up to 500 students within the Student Freedom Initiative Network Washington, D.C.Continue reading “Student Freedom Initiative, Stackwell, and Prudential Financial Launch First Ever Student Investment Program to Increase Investor Confidence and Financial Wellness of Current HBCU and MSI Students”

Student Freedom Initiative Expands Partnership with Cisco to Bolster Cybersecurity Infrastructure for HBCUs

The partnership will expand its reach through partnerships with three prominent Certified Minority Business Enterprises—Procellis Technology, Sology Solutions, IPC Consulting—to reach more HBCUs OctoberContinue reading “Student Freedom Initiative Expands Partnership with Cisco to Bolster Cybersecurity Infrastructure for HBCUs”

Student Freedom Initiative Expands to 34 Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) Across 18 States; and Aims to Support Hispanic and Asian American Students

Program continues to build on its collaborative, holistic approach to increase students’ economic and social mobility and expands to Hispanic and Asian American studentsContinue reading “Student Freedom Initiative Expands to 34 Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) Across 18 States; and Aims to Support Hispanic and Asian American Students”