By the end 2001, 192,200 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the end of this year, and about 40,600 will die from the disease. Although men can get breast cancer, this is extremely rare. (Source: American Canc ...
Posted Tuesday, October 7th 2008 at 10:50AM
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 2, 2008 - In what became one of the most anticipated vice presidential debates in American political history, journalist Gwen Ifill served with resilience, grace and tenacity; the traits of an exemplary debate moderator. The ...
Posted Friday, October 3rd 2008 at 11:06AM
Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM) (also referred to locally as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM)) is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease ...
Posted Thursday, October 2nd 2008 at 9:06PM
NATIONAL BEST-SELLING AUTHORS AND RECORDING ARTISTS FEATURED AT DAYTON'S FIFTH ANNUAL
PEN TO PAPER LITERARY SYMPOSIUM
Dayton, Ohio - September 1, 2008 -
The Fifth Annual Pen to Paper Literary Symposium, sponsored by Pen of the Writer (www.Pe ...
Posted Thursday, September 4th 2008 at 12:19PM
As an undergraduate student attending Wilberforce University, I have been blessed with the opportunity to spend part of my summer participating in a study abroad experience in London. There are a plethora or activities and historical/literary sit ...
Posted Tuesday, July 22nd 2008 at 8:59AM
As a student, I find it useful to attend as many conferences a possible because I find them to be a great outlet for learning and social networking. Even if a particular conference is not parallel to my major, I always learn something. Whether it be information concerning resumes, interviewing ...
Posted Monday, July 21st 2008 at 10:00AM
Raleigh, NC – (June 19, 2008) Shaw University, the reigning 2007 CIAA Champions, will face Texas Southern University on the gridiron in the Capital City Football Classic in Sacramento, California on Saturday, September 13th at Hughes Stadium. Game time is set for 4:05 p.m. and will be broadcas ...
Posted Monday, July 7th 2008 at 12:17PM
Here's a hint for high school graduates or college students still majoring in indecision: Put down that guitar or book of poetry and pick up a laptop. Study computer science or engineering, and plan to move to a big city.
A new survey out this week ...
Posted Wednesday, July 2nd 2008 at 7:50PM
In uncertain economic times, you may hesitate to spend money to advance your career. But some investments -- of money and time -- can really pay off.
One of the main ways to invest in your career is through education.
"Don't think of it as go ...
Posted Monday, June 16th 2008 at 1:07PM
You've tossed your cap, bid farewell to your professors and partied with your classmates. Now the real work begins -- landing that first job.
If you still don't know what you'll be doing with your college degree, don't be discouraged by all of th ...
Posted Thursday, June 12th 2008 at 12:44PM
A steady stream of discouraging economic news is bringing with it talk of the dreaded "R" word. Economists at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley say the U.S. is heading for its first-blown recession in 16 years, and a recent CNN poll found that 57 perc ...
Posted Wednesday, June 11th 2008 at 8:17AM
Whether or not the U.S. economy has hit a recession, one thing is clear these days: Uncertainty is in the air, and it affects nearly every economic sector, including the job market.
The recent rise in the U.S. unemployment rate -- 5.5% in May -- i ...
Posted Tuesday, June 10th 2008 at 2:05PM
MIDDLETOWN — When Margaret Commodore suffered a brain aneurysm four years ago, it could have disabled her daughter, too.
Deidra Brown, then a freshman at Middletown High School, said her mother's illness left her "lost and confused."
Middies basketball standout and prom qu ...
Posted Friday, May 30th 2008 at 3:25PM
by Kristina Cowan, PayScale.com
Digg When Jeff Zbar launched his freelance writing career almost 20 years ago, a good friend remarked, "I've never met a starving writer before." Zbar's prompt reply was, "I'm not going to be your first."
He has ...
Posted Thursday, May 29th 2008 at 1:54PM
The Business Services Department at Central State University has started the clean up process and identified three companies to assess damages to Hunter Hall as a result of the fire in May.
State Fire officials applauded the cooperation of Centra ...
Posted Thursday, May 29th 2008 at 1:45PM
Job description: Provide personal services to ensure the safety and comfort of airline passengers during flight. Greet passengers, verify tickets, explain use of safety equipment and serve food or beverages. Corporate flight atte ...
Posted Thursday, May 29th 2008 at 1:36PM
People fall in love every day. Some fall in love forever, and some just love the idea of falling in love. We are all familiar with the bliss and agony of love, and our mating, dating and procreating choices define much of the quality of o ...
Posted Wednesday, May 28th 2008 at 2:42PM
Central State University men’s basketball program has announced the signing of two of the top 30 players in Ohio high school basketball. Coach Doug Lewis signed Cole Prophet (Sandusky H.S.) and Lee Tabb Jr. (Toledo Rogers H.S.) Prophet is a 5’5 point guard (22 points per game and 8 assists pe ...
Posted Monday, May 19th 2008 at 11:53AM
COLUMBUS, OH May 14, 2008: Nationwide Children’s Hospital hosted an Education & Career Expo where Wilberforce University’s Director of Cooperative Education, Hardy Brown, spoke to inner city high school students about the importance of a college educ ...
Posted Thursday, May 15th 2008 at 12:17AM
They eat from the same dishes and sleep in the same beds, but they seem to be operating in two different economies. From last November through this April, American women aged 20 and up gained nearly 300,000 jobs, according to the household survey of ...
Posted Thursday, May 8th 2008 at 10:35AM
Have you ever wondered what notable figures graduated from your institution or other HBCUs? Well, take a look!
David Satcher: Former U.S. Surgeon General- Morehouse College
Dr. LaSalle Laffall: First black president of the American Cancer Society- Florida A&M University and the ...
Posted Thursday, May 8th 2008 at 10:23AM
When discussing the impact of the "credit crunch" on the student loan program, it is important to differentiate between two distinct types of student loans:
federally-guaranteed loans; and
alternative, or private, loans
Posted Sunday, May 4th 2008 at 8:18PM
Columbus, OH May 1, 2008:
HBCUCONNECT.COM has introduced new website features to enhance interpersonal communication for its users! The goal is to make the site more interesting and useful for members. As one of the major community websites, HBCUCONNECT.COM is committed to improving its serv ...
Posted Thursday, May 1st 2008 at 4:27PM
Defensive end Alex Hall (Glenarden, MD) became the first Saint Augustine's College player drafted since the school restarted football in 2002 when the Cleveland Browns drafted him in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft on Sunday (April 27) in New York, NY.
Hall was the only player fro ...
Posted Thursday, May 1st 2008 at 3:39PM