The Honda Battle of the Bands was created to celebrate, support and recognize the excellence of black college marching bands and the unique academic experience of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
The 6’1” Averyhardt recorded nine wins in collegiate competition while a student at Jackson State University, a historically black university in Jackson, Miss., where she graduated in 2008 with a degree in accounting.
Dr. Ronald Mason Jr. has his own HBCU Merger plan.. Lets support his vision
“I believe in HBCUs, and I believe we need strong ones for a lot of different reasons,” he said. “Bottom line question is where can that cause best be served?”
JSU is preparing for an estimated $12 million hit – nearly 25 percent of its state appropriations – over the next two years because of declining state revenues.