The Tip-Off

Calling all CURRENT Denver HBCU Students!! The Denver Nuggets partnered with RISE 5280 presents, THE TIP-OFF!!! "The Tip-Off" is the beginning of a number of career building and networking opportunities for our current Denver, CO HBCU students. Please use the link below to RSVP to our first event that will be held virtually on Feb…

NCAAP Denver Virtual HBCU Tailgate 2022


RSVP by March 25, 2022: All grades welcomed. Learn the benefits of attending a historically Black college and  University!

HBCU ED Fest College Fair

RISE 5280 in partnership with Educate Me will be hosting a FREE virtual HBCU College Fair on April 20, 2022, from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST for high school students! Universities participating: Central State University Lincoln University (PA) Fisk University Jackson State University Southern University Howard University Morris Brown College Tennessee State University Mississippi…

HBCU Alumni Picnic and Divine 9 BBQ

Great Lawn Park 101 Yosemite St, Denver, United States

Wear your Divine 9 and HBCU gear! Food and beverage tickets available. Personal canopies $150 (seats 5). All proceeds will be donated to the RISE 5280 Fall HBCU Tour. Sponsors contact Midas 720-297-9595 /

Colorado FAFSA Pop Up Block Party

The People's Building 9995 E Colfax Ave, Aurora, CO, United States

All are welcome. Hosted by Chevy Lowe, Director of ECME The College Place, DJ Ktone, and the Class of 2023 Jack & Jill Beautillion Teens.

Common Black College Application Night 2022

Montbello High School 5000 Crown Blvd., Denver, CO, United States

RISE 5280 & DBOA present Common Black College Application Night. Fill out HBCU Applications. All are invited. Also, you will get information about our upcoming 2023 HBCU Spring and Fall Tours.

RISE 5280 2023 HBCU Spring Tour

No minimum GPA required. Must be in high school - no exceptions. * Register today to save your spot. Register online at:

Community Circle Lunch & Listen!

CCII 2840 Fairfax Street, Suite 250, Denver, CO, United States

We will be holding a lunch and listen at the Center for Community Innovation & Impact in partnership with Kids Above Everything, Leslie Herod, Senator James Coleman, and Rep. Jennifer Bacon. We will be focused on the root needs of students and families and how meeting those needs is violence prevention. Circles will be held…

RISE 5280 Fall 2023 Bayou Classic HBCU Tour

From November 24th - December 1st students we will be taking students from various high schools around Colorado to tour 8 HBCU's: Jackson State University, Albany State Univertsity, Florida A&M University (FAMU), Bethune Cookman, South Carolina State University, Benedict College, North Carolina A&T State University, and Bennett College. View more info and register here:

RISE 5280 2024 Spring HBCU Tour

RISE 5280's Spring 2024 HBCU Tour is an experience you do not want to miss!! From March 17th - March 22nd, 2024 we will visit 6-8 HBCU's, spend the day at The National Museum of African American History and Culture as well as visit Sycamore and Oak!!! Spots will go fast so save your spot…