As the pandemic rattles financially-strapped HBCUs, some Black colleges set a standard for battling back

As COVID-19 cases started popping up in states last spring with outbreaks on campuses, many higher education institutions scrambled to readjust their academic plans. While state lockdowns and stay-at-home orders soon took effect, many schools made the decision to relocate students back home to continue classes virtually, with the new normal costing schools like HBCUs millions of dollars. But some HBCUs showed their resilience as they powered through the pandemic.