Youth & Education

National Society of Black Engineers Honors Top Corporate and Government Supporters of Engineering Diversity

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has honored 34 organizations and individuals with annual awards for their support of engineering diversity. The Chairman’s Awards and Gene Washington Champions of Champions Awards were presented at NSBE’s 44th Annual Convention, which brought more than 13,400 attendees and more than 250 sponsoring organizations to Pittsburgh, Pa., on…

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Beyoncé Announces Homecoming Scholars Award Program For 2018-2019 Following Her Historic Headlining Show At Coachella

Today, Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Universities, Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman, are all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  HBCUs are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil…

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Young Black Professionals, HBCU Students Join Movement for Homeownership, Financial Education

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The housing crisis that caused more than nine million people to suffer foreclosure and even homelessness due to the economic slump across the U. S. 10 years ago, has now fully recovered for everyone – except people of color – especially African-Americans. “Black people are moving into homeownership at a much slower rate…

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SC Bar Young Lawyers Division’s (YLD) third annual “Your Big Idea” Scholarship Competition

What’s “Your Big Idea” about the First Amendment? One high-schooler will win a $2,000 scholarship by sharing their ideas about free speech in an Instagram video. The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is sponsoring its third annual “Your Big Idea” Scholarship Competition this spring. To enter, students must complete an application and answer one…

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Charleston RISE Announces Foundation Grant Award

Kiawah Island Town Council has awarded Charleston RISE with funds to help Johns Island parents immerse in RISE’s fellowship program. Charleston RISE, a grassroots parent-advocacy coalition that seeks great public schools for all children in the Charleston County School District (CCSD), is excited to announce a recent foundation grant awarded by the Kiawah Island Town…

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Applications Open for 2018 Summer Youth Employment Program

The City of Charleston is currently accepting applications from high school and college students ages 15-22 for the 2018 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).   Accepted students will work 20 hours per week from June 4 to July 27 in various city departments including Recreation, Traffic and Transportation, and the Mayor’s Office for Children, Youth,…

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