seven historically black universities and institutions that serve minorities are joining strength to put more of their courses available to students who do not have access to them in their own universities. The organizers of this courses exchange group believe that students will help complete their studies and graduate before, and save money in the process.

The HBCU-MSI cours of the course and the degree level, said Sreb president Stephen Pruitt. According to the new initiative, students who cannot finish university because their individual institutions do not offer a course they need will have the option of carrying that class online through another member institution.

Pruitt said that students education have been clear that they have made it clear that they need the greatest availability and variety of course offers that the consortium will offer.

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  • "They want and need more flexibility, and that is what this provides," he said. "The objective is to ensure that these courses remain affordable, and ensures that students do not have to jump through additional hoops. It is perfect for students."

    The seven associated institutions include public universities and schools and schools of different sizes located in the southeast and southwest regions of the country. Pruitt said that the consortium is open to other institutions joining before or after the program they begin in the fall of 2022. Sreb is a non -profit and non -partisan educational collaboration that covers 16 states.

    The idea of ​​the consortium arises from a course of a course of a course -the association shared between two HBCU, Benedict College in South Carolina and the University of Dillard in Louisiana, in 2021, when they agreed to provide courses on their respective campuses that had not been available during that period. The collaboration proved to be so popular and successful that other universities joined.

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    A similar association between the United Black College Fund, which represents in March 37 HBCU private, and Deloitte Digital, a data consulting and technology; It will allow students to take courses for university credit and connect with colleagues and academics in other HBCU using a new online learning platform called HBCUV.

    The two new initiatives arose from a desire to close the availability of the course that can delay or stop the graduation. HBCU and MSIS largely serve color students and those of low -income environments; Many are first generation university students, and others are older students and those who return to university.

    Benedict is part of both associations, as well as itself, we must coalition, a group of 43 private institutions in 21 states and Puerto Rico that include the exchange of courses in their initiatives to help low students income to complete courses and graduate in less time.

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