Ep. 001- Welcome to HBCUbiquity
Episode Summary – The Tom Joyner Foundation introduces its new podcast, HBCUbiquity. As host of the podcast and president and CEO of the foundation, Thomas Joyner Jr. shares some of the rich history of this 21-year-old nonprofit. Get the inside scoop on how this organization has evolved from a telephone campaign on radio by the Fly Jock, Tom Joyner, into one of the nation’s leaders, supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Hear the origin stories of its many programs, including School of the Month, and the Fantastic Voyage™. BONUS get a sneak preview of what to expect to hear on future episodes of HBCUbiquity, this exciting new, thought-provoking podcast.
Publication Date: May 7, 2019
EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS / SHOW NOTES
- We share the birth of the Tom Joyner Foundation idea from the Tom Joyner Morning Show
- The success of the first ‘School of the Month’ campaign with Howard University
- ‘Partying with a Purpose’ on the Fantastic Voyage
- Insider on the first three TJF Full Ride Scholarship recipients
Each episode features a shout out from our supporters. Did you hear yours?!
Support HBCUs with the Tom Joyner Foundation:
The Tom Joyner Foundation was founded in 1998 as the brainchild of nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner. The mission of the Foundation is to support historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with scholarships, endowments and capacity-building enhancements.
The Foundation has provided necessary support to every HBCU in its 20-year history to help sustain and preserve the legacies of these valuable institutions. Through fundraising and donor development initiatives, $65 million has been raised to support more than 29,000 students attending HBCUs.FAMU, Fantastic Voyage, HBCU, Howard University, HU, Scholarship, Spelman College, TJMS, tom joyner foundation, Tuskegee University