Radio Facts: It’s Official- The Cathy Hughes School of Communications is Now Open

Howard University honored Cathy Hughes, founder, and chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company in the country, with the unveiling of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications yesterday. During an exclusive, star-studded extravaganza, the prestigious university commemorated her lifetime commitment to excellence.

The Root: Media Mogul Cathy Hughes Is in It for the Long Run

Media icon Cathy Hughes is always looking on the bright side. As a 16-year-old teen mom, married at 17 and eventually divorced, she saw her son as a blessing and an inspiration to work harder. In the early ’80s she purchased Washington, D.C., station WOL-AM with the help of a Chemical Bank loan at a 28…

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The Root: Howard University to Announce Cathy Hughes School of Communications

The university is expected to rename its School of Communications in honor of entrepreneur and radio and television personality Cathy Hughes.  Last month the Howard University School of Communications celebrated its 45th anniversary. Now the school is set to be renamed the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, The Hilltop reports.

Washington Business Journal: Women Who Mean Business

Ask Cathy Hughes about where she lives and she’ll proudly tell you she’s a resident of the District of Columbia — and has been all her life. And she’ll likely tell you about her passionate efforts to bring statehood to D.C.