Programs

Wabash College’s Malcolm X Institute of Black Studies

By A. Peter Bailey (TriceEdneyWire.com) – When I first met three students from Wabash College who had driven to Washington, DC to attend the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, I admit to being surprised when told that they were members of the college’s Malcolm X Society. I had heard…

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THE QUAD Internship Program Prepares HBCU Students for TV Careers

The producers of the groundbreaking BET drama The Quad have selected 8 students from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to participate in a paid internship program that provides the unique opportunity to train in multiple departments while Season 2 of the series is in production. The Quad received over 250 applications for the 8 openings.…

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North Carolina Central University Awarded $16.3 Million by NIH

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) has been awarded $16.3 million by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), for a new Research Center in Minority Institutions (RCMI) focusing on elevating the university’s health disparities research program. Led by Deepak Kumar, Ph.D., director of the Julius L.…

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NNPA, Chevrolet Honor The 2017 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellows

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet recently recognized the achievements of eight students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Atlanta and Washington, D.C. that participated in the 2017 Discover The Unexpected Journalism Fellowship program. The class of 2017 DTU journalism fellows included: Alexa Imani…

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Charleston Native & CCSD Officer Erica S. Taylor Named to Education Policy Program

Seventeen professional and civic leaders from across South Carolina have been selected to participate in the SC Education Policy Fellowship Program (SC-EPFP) for 2017-18. Among its members is Erica Taylor, Chief Strategy and Communications Officer of Charleston County School District. SC-EPFP is a 10-month intensive professional development program for established and emerging leaders in education…

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Baptist Hill Students Named James Otis Scholars

Baptist Hill Middle High School (BHMHS) seniors Ajani Brooks and Marbella Campos Ochoa participated in a special celebration of Constitution Day earlier this month. They were part of the 9th Annual James Otis Lecture Series at the South Carolina State House in Columbia on September 15, 2017. Brooks and Campos Ochoa were two of 95…

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Whiteboard Animation Company Announces Scholarship Program for Young Women of Color

Next Day Animations is pleased to announce the second year of their scholarship program for young women of color pursuing higher education. Following a successful inaugural year, the “Girls Who Illustrate Awesomeness” Scholarship application will open on Monday Oct. 2, 2017. The “Girls Who Illustrate Awesomeness” Scholarship offers two $750 awards to young women or gender…

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Gamma Xi Omega Hosts Political Empowerment Forum, Holds A.S.C.E.N.D. Graduation and Closing Program

Gamma Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. AKA Connections committee executed a political empowerment forum to discuss pertinent issues directly impacting the community. This event was held Thursday, August 17, 2017 from 6:30PM to 8:00PM at 689 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.  The President of the chapter, Mrs. Marguerite Middleton, greeted the…

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Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeship Program Celebrates its new class of apprentices at Signing Day 2017

Trident Technical College and Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce celebrated career education with hundreds of business leaders, educators and students at the Charleston Regional Youth Apprenticeship Program Signing Day breakfast today at the College Center on TTC’s Main Campus. Highlighting the breakfast was keynote speaker Amy Firestone, program analyst of the U.S. Department of Labor…

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