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HanesBrands Announces $2 Million Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities As Part of Commitment to Creating Opportunity for All

Partnerships with North Carolina A&T, Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design and Winston-Salem State University Provide Students with Financial Support and Industry Experience
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WINSTON SALEM, N.C., January 14, 2022 /3BL Media/-- HanesBrands, a global leader in iconic apparel brands, announced a $2 million investment in three historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

HanesBrands Announces $2 Million Investment in Historically Black Colleges and Universities As Part of Commitment to Creating Opportunity for All

Partnerships with North Carolina A&T, Pensole Lewis College of Business & Design and Winston-Salem State University Provide Students with Financial Support and Industry Experience
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WINSTON SALEM, N.C., January 14, 2022 /3BL Media/-- HanesBrands, a global leader in iconic apparel brands, announced a $2 million investment in three historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).

Making a Real Difference for HBCUs

In a recent panel discussion at the Arkansas Historically Black Colleges and Universities Summit, Latrisha Jemison shared Regions Bank and Regions Foundation’s unique strategy for support.
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When Latrisha Jemison, Regions Bank’s Regional Community Development manager, was invited to participate in a panel discussion as part of the Arkansas Historically Black Colleges and Universities Summit 2021, she jumped at the chance.

Regions Bank has enjoyed a long and close relationship with HBCUs across its 15-state footprint. The bank and its associates, as well as the Regions Foundation have provided financial support, as well as financial education programs and volunteerism.

FedEx Unveils New HBCU-Themed Car Paint Scheme at Daytona As Part of Its Shaping Black Futures Initiative

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To show support of Black athletes and HBCUs, FedEx and NASCAR Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin unveiled a special FedEx Cares paint scheme that will be featured on the #11 car (driven by Hamlin) at the Daytona race this Saturday, August 28th.

'Supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities Can Help America Ensure an Equitable Recovery'

Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf and leaders of UNCF and Thurgood Marshall College Fund voice their support for bipartisian IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act
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Editor’s note: Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf; Dr. Michael Lomax, president and CEO of UNCF; and Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund, co-authored the following op-ed for Roll Call, which published on July 21.

How do we ensure an equitable recovery from the pandemic?

HBCU Community Development Action Coalition Awarded $5.6 Million From the Wells Fargo Foundation to Address Racial Wealth Disparities

Our Money Matters: Financial wellness program kicks off on seven HBCU campuses to advance financial health of Black college students
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MIAMI, May 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — The Historically Black Colleges & Universities Community Development Action Coalition (HBCU CDAC) is proud to announce the launch of a comprehensive financial wellness initiative, Our Money Matters (OMM) for college students of color.

Franklin Templeton a Founding Partner for Historically Black Colleges and Universities Entrepreneurship Program

Company Partners with Leader in Early-Stage Startup Acceleration
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Nex Cubed, a leader in early-stage innovation and startup acceleration, has announced Franklin Templeton as the second founding partner for its Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Founder’s Program for new entrepreneurs. The company joins previously announced founding partner, AT&T as it continues to provide access and opportunities to diverse underserved entrepreneurs.

Fifth Third Bank Hosts Inaugural HBCU Leadership Conference

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Recruiting and engaging an inclusive and diverse workforce is a top priority at Fifth Third Bank. Its collaboration with historically Black colleges and universities is one way that the Bank works to nurture a multicultural employee base.

A Shared Past, a Common Purpose

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These three employees, alums of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, are helping the firm support the next generation of Black students through our new Morgan Stanley HBCU Scholars Program.

For Alita Wingfield, Leon Henderson, Jr., and Malick Diop, it’s not enough to have just one diploma in the family from a Historically Black College or University.

'Financial Health Is Foundational to Everything We Do' With HBCUs

Wells Fargo’s support of the Society for Financial Education & Professional Development’s Student Ambassador Program increases career opportunities and financial education for students at historically Black colleges and universities.
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Brandi McLean believes that people need financial skills to survive. That’s why she’s made it her mission to educate people about it. McLean, an accountant in Virginia, has been teaching young children about financial literacy in her free time. She also participated in the nonprofit Society for Financial Education & Professional Development’s, or SFE&PD, Student Ambassador Program, which trains college students to teach their peers about personal finance.

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