Programs

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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Howard University Partners with Google to Launch ‘Howard West’

Howard University recently announced in partnership with Google the launch of Howard West, a three-month, summer Computer Science residency for rising juniors and seniors in the University’s Computer Science program. The residency includes a dedicated workspace on Google’s Mountain View campus and a generous stipend to cover housing and other expenses in Silicon Valley. The…

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New Intel Grant Program Invests $4.5 Million to Support STEM Pathways for HBCU Students

Shaping a more diverse technology industry now requires rethinking sources of talent and broaden the recruiting pipeline to access available diverse talent. As part of Intel’s commitment to expand the talent pipeline, they have are announcing the Intel HBCU Grant Program, a three-year, $4.5 million program to encourage students to remain in STEM pathways at…

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