105-Year-Old Graduate Reflects on School’s Impact on Her Life, Career
Beatrice Payne, 105, remembers her days training to become a teacher at the school that would later become Bowie State University.
“I just thought teaching was the grandest t ...
Posted Thursday, January 15th 2015 at 1:33PM
by Daniel Berry
Yesterday evening, USA Today posted an article on the upcoming animated feature Strange Magic, which just happens to feature a story written by none other than George Lucas himself. In the short piece, Brian Truitt provides some i ...
Posted Thursday, January 15th 2015 at 7:50AM
Southern University’s Speech-Language Pathology Department graduate students are part of an exclusive group to receive instructions on how to use an invention that helps patients with Parkinson’s disease to speak clearer.
Southern is the only his ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 4:40PM
For more years than some can remember, Audrey Stradford has been helping students realize their dreams of a college education. Known as “Miss Audrey” to many who have graced the halls of Tennessee State University, it is not uncommon to see her open ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 4:33PM
Voting Open for Fans to Help Determine the Final Eight to Perform in Atlanta in January 2015
The Honda Battle of the Bands is set to make a triumphant return to Atlanta January 24, 2015, when eight of the most prestigious marching bands from Ameri ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 4:08PM
Featured Artist Kevin X. Rhodes in Dunbar Gallery, January 20 – February 26, 2015
From January 20 – February 26, 2015, Grambling State University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts will feature an exhibition by Kevin X. Rhodes in Dunbar Ga ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 3:31PM
By Krissah Thompson and Tim Carman
As Michelle Obama enters her seventh year as first lady, she remains focused on her campaign against childhood obesity. Obama’s first official act of the new year was announcing the appointment of children’s-h ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 12:37PM
Arnold Donald, Carnival Corporation CEO, and James Gadsden, U.S. Ambassador (retired), will keynote two premiere events during the 43rd Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, sponsored by the YWCA Greater Charleston. The Charleston area ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 11:51AM
By Freddie Allen
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In an effort to develop the next generation of global leaders, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, joined, Perfect World, the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) and domestic groups ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 11:46AM
When Mayor Bloomberg announced he was banning big sodas from the NYC area, people passionately protested their right to bubbly drinks in big quantities.
But maybe the mayor was on to something. Soda doesn't just cause cavities and add extra calor ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 11:29AM
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Columbus Area Arts Council will present “Coretta Scott King and the Fight for Freedom” Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at 2 p.m. in The Commons, 300 Washington St., Columbus. This event is provided free of charge to ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 9:26AM
The Texas College Administration proudly acknowledges the 121st anniversary of uninterrupted service to students and the community at-large.“We are proud of the of the College’s legacy,but most importantly, I am excited of the bright future of our Co ...
Posted Tuesday, January 13th 2015 at 11:24AM
If the cute little kid with the lemonade stand seems particularly business savvy, it could be for a reason. That tiny tycoon just might be a graduate of Lemonade Day training now under way at Jackson State University.
Kids from across Jackson have ...
Posted Tuesday, January 13th 2015 at 8:57AM
DOVER, Del. – Delaware State University will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as its holds its annual MLK Jr. National Holiday Program at 12 noon Monday, Jan. 19 in the Education and Humanities Theatre on campus.
The event is fre ...
Posted Monday, January 12th 2015 at 3:30PM
The Hall Johnson Summer Camp is held on the campus of Allen University for high school choral students. This camp places an emphasis on the music of Hall Johnson and the appropriate performance practice for the Negro spiritual. Campers will have a we ...
Posted Monday, January 12th 2015 at 3:22PM