Spotlights

New Career Book From Executive and Leadership Development Coach Tamara S. Raymond Helps Young Adults Find Their Way

Executive and Leadership Development Coach Tamara S. Raymond’s new book, Careering: The Pocket Guide to Exploring Your Future Career, aims to help high-school and college-age students land in the right career. Published by New York- and Hampton Roads-based Morgan James Publishing, it is for sale as an ebook now on popular bookselling sites and releases in…

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Simmons Announces the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities

Simmons announced  that its new College of Media, Arts, and Humanities will be named in remembrance and honor of the late journalist Gwen Ifill, one of the College’s most distinguished alumnae. With the announcement of the Gwen Ifill College of Media, Arts, and Humanities, Simmons also is previewing a significant redesign of its academic structure.The Gwen…

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New College of Charleston Computer Science Center Focuses on Student Innovation

The Department of Computer Science at the College of Charleston is taking experiential learning to the next level with a state-of-the-art facility where students can learn how to design the next big thing in tech. Located at the College’s Harbor Walk campus, the new Computer Science Student Innovation Center includes a rapid prototyping makerspace, a virtual reality room, a…

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FAMU Marching “100” Receives Prestigious Invite to 2019 Rose Bowl Parade

The Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) world-renowned Marching “100” is headed to the prestigious Tournament of Roses Parade in 2019. The University’s band has received an invitation to participate in this Rose Bowl-connected event in Pasadena, California. The Marching “100″ has mesmerized audiences around the globe for more than 70 years. Throughout its history,…

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ALC Panel Encourages High School Students to Pursue STEM Careers

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A recent panel discussion hosted by members of the Congressional Black Caucus, showcased the importance of an education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The panel discussion was held during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Moderated by former NASA engineer…

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Calvary Baptist 152nd Anniversary Features Claflin University Concert Choir

Claflin University Concert Choir will appear in a concert celebrating the 152nd Anniversary of Calvary Baptist Church, 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 7, 2017, at the church, 620 Rutledge Avenue. Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg and his wife Sandy are concert honorary chairs. Arthur Evans, Sr. is the pastor. Listed as a MOJA Festival event, the concert is…

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SC State Career Center to Host Annual Career Week

The SC State University Career Center will host its annual Career Week and Career Day Extravaganza on the campus during the week of Sept. 26-29. The week of events will include an open house, classroom information sessions by professionals, a presentation by Microsoft and will conclude with employment interviews held by representatives from Norfolk Naval…

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Royal Baptist Church Gets Youth Ready For Life After High School

By Kurt Walker An eager crowd lined up outside of the Royal Baptist Church Conference Center on this past Saturday in anticipation of its 2017 College Fair.  Although slated to begin at 10:00am, a line was already assembled prior to the start time of folks waiting to enter. Hundreds of local students and their parents and…

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HBCU RESEARCH Magazine Highlights Innovation and Cutting-Edge Scientific Discoveries at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Howard University graduates pioneered the modern blood bank. Morgan State and Tuskegee University scientists invented the best-selling Super Soaker toy. And Xavier University researchers in New Orleans have come up with a new plant-based “super cocktail” to attack breast cancer cells.  These are a few of the stories included in HBCU RESEARCH magazine, the first-ever…

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