Youth & Education

Free cyber camp for girls at The Citadel now accepting applications

Middle and high school girls (8th – 12th grades) in the Charleston area can now apply to attend this summer’s free cyber security camp. Applications are being accepted until April 26. “GenCyber Citadel – Girls who Smash Codes” will be on The Citadel’s campus from July 29 – August 2. Topics covered will include: ·         Cybersecurity concepts and principles ·         Network…

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Georgetown Students Approve Reparations Measure

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Georgetown University could become the first college in the nation to mandate a fee to benefit descendants of slaves sold by the university nearly 200 years ago – a debate, as first reported by ABC News, that takes place against the backdrop of a broader political conversation unfolding on…

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Charleston County School of the Arts Receives Rare Invitation to Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic

The Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA) Symphony String Orchestra is the first South Carolina orchestra in 36 years to receive an invitation to attend the 73rd Annual Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic. This prestigious event will take place December 18-21, 2019, at McCormick Place West in Chicago, IL. Groups from all over…

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Spelman College Wins 30th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

In front of a packed studio audience consisting of top HBCU students, school presidents, HCASC alumni and Honda associates, Spelman College took home the championship title and a $75,000 institutional grant at the 30th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament, America’s premier academic competition for HBCUs. Hosted on the Honda campus in…

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Erica Taylor Named a #WhatWomenBring Nominee

Erica Taylor, Charleston County School District’s Chief of Staff, was named the 2019 Educator Nominee by the YWCA of Greater Charleston. Lavanda Brown Executive Director of the YWCA announced the 2019 #WhatWomenBring honorees March 20, 2019. In the spring of 2018, YWCA of Greater Charleston brought a new, powerful event for professional women to the…

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Still keeping the faith: Roddy White celebrates 10 years of giving back with summer camp for youth

Retired Atlanta Falcons player Roddy White is continuing to make strides in his community. The Roddy White Keep the Faith Foundation will host its annual Football and Cheerleading Summer Camp June 17-20, marking the camp’s 10th anniversary of giving back. Camp will be held at James Island Charter High School (JICHS), located at 1000 Fort…

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