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Blackstone LaunchPad HBCU Partnership In the News


The Atlanta Journal Constitution: Blackstone Adds Atlanta HBCUs to $40 Million Education Partnership

The Blackstone Charitable Foundation is partnering with Atlanta’s three largest historically Black colleges on an effort to help more of its students develop entrepreneurial skills to strengthen their career prospects. Blackstone announced the partnership Thursday with Clark Atlanta University, Spelman and Morehouse colleges.

Read the full story from the Atlanta Journal Constitution here.

HBCU Buzz:  New Partnership With AUC HBCUs To Increase Business Literacy

3 Atlanta colleges and universities have entered a productive partnership with Blackstone LaunchPad that will increase the entrepreneurship skills and development of students. Learn more on HBCU Buzz.

WABE: New Partnership Aims To Strengthen AUC Student’s Access To Entrepreneurship

As part of the Blackstone Charitable Foundation’s commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion, it recently pledged to support colleges and universities that serve under-resourced communities and students. On Monday’s edition of “Closer Look” Spelman College President Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell discussed how a new partnership between Blackstone Launchpad and the Atlanta University Center Consortium will increase and strengthen students’ access to entrepreneurship.

Read the full article or listen to the podcast episode on WABE here.