To prepare students and their parents for college success in areas of academic readiness, community service, internships, summer programs, etc. The blog is to be used as a preparation infrastructure on various areas of college topics.
Posted Wednesday, May 30th 2012 at 2:53AM
The iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) is a bold new project headquartered at the University of Pittsburgh with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. i3 is a series of summer institutes and projects designed to introduce all undergradua ...
Posted Monday, January 31st 2011 at 6:54PM
We can end poverty in the United States...We have the resources. The question is whether our nation has the will, and I submit that if we can spend $35 billion a year to fight an ill-considered war in Vietnam, and $20 billion to put a man on the moon ...
Posted Tuesday, January 18th 2011 at 1:54AM
I wanted to share an awesome YouTube video my son created on Rojeni: The Audition. It is about fashion along with providing tibits of information on Langston Hughes and August Wilson along with uplifting African American in their quest to become bet ...
Posted Tuesday, October 19th 2010 at 10:00AM
If I could share my lens with everyone then you too would see the importance of preparing all students for college and eventually life. It does not make a difference if the child decides not to attend college, but rather he or she is afforded t ...
Posted Saturday, September 25th 2010 at 1:49PM
topic: "Concerning Our Father, Brother & Friend, Ernest Withers: The Civil Rights Generation Speaks Out!"Part 1
Featured & Honorable Guests:
1.) Andrew "Rome Withers"~Photographer, activist and the son of Ernest Withers.
Posted Thursday, September 23rd 2010 at 1:23AM
I am very honored and wanted to share my great news with you all regarding my blog, Planning and Preparing for College located at http://www.ctherd.blogspot.com/. Today, I was notified by the founder, Issac Black of Black Excel that my site is ...
Posted Wednesday, March 10th 2010 at 7:49PM
This was an excellent show...I Hope you will take the time to listen and share it with others.
Celebrating 3 Years Strong & Still Got It Going On
February 2010 Theme: Moment. Momentum. Movement
Air Date: Weds. February 24, 2010
Posted Thursday, February 25th 2010 at 6:45PM
Deadline for 24th Annual Symposium on Career Opportunities in Biomedical Sciences and Health Professions is on Saturday, February 20, 2010, if you haven't send in your packets to attend, please do so now.
The $30 registration fee is not due until ...
Posted Wednesday, February 10th 2010 at 11:47PM
Let us bring in African American History Month remembering the great "James Reese Europre, The Jazz Lieutenant. He is one of the reason why African Americans get to perform and paid for their services. He created the first black musican union. Vie ...
Posted Saturday, January 30th 2010 at 1:43PM
As I was thinking, I thought how wonderful it would be if we would make a big push in helping African American youths in the United States as we reach out in helping those in this tragedy in Haiti. As you feel the Haitians pain, sorrow and helplessn ...
Posted Sunday, January 24th 2010 at 3:57PM
When my son applied for college and the John B. Ervin program, he had to write an essay on a book that impacted his life. He chose "The Little Engine That Could". At first when he said he would use this simple book, I told him are you sure. Should ...
Posted Sunday, January 24th 2010 at 3:54PM
Today, I had a wonderful conversation with a parent who was looking for educational resource support for her two children (one in elementary and the other one in high school). Within the conversation, I educated the parent on "Public Law 92-142, whi ...
Posted Sunday, January 24th 2010 at 3:16PM
“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.”
“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.”
“If yo ...
Posted Saturday, December 26th 2009 at 2:30AM
Guys, this month, I was featured in FedEx's Diversity Appeal and wanted to share the article with you along with asking that you share my blog: Planning and Preparing for College Scholarships, Internships, Etc located at http://www.ctherd.blogspot.co ...
Posted Sunday, November 15th 2009 at 11:52AM
Amtrak has partnered with the United Negro College Fund to provide 185 travel scholarships, valued at $750 per student; to students attending targeted HBCUs across the country. (Deadline: November 20, 2009)
Posted Sunday, November 15th 2009 at 11:49AM
I wanted to make sure that the “Class of 2010” or those students needing to prepare for the upcoming ACT and SAT that they have information that allows them to perform or do the best that he or she can. It is my hope that you will share the informati ...
Posted Thursday, November 5th 2009 at 7:45PM
Please share this with as many individuals as you can...I don't care if you have a 0.0 GPA. College success is determine by your desire to do the best you can and know that life challenges goes to the man who think he or she can.One of the major prob ...
Posted Thursday, November 5th 2009 at 7:22PM
Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) -- Please Share !!!
Through ARRA every state and most cities received grants for Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) amounts to 3-6 months of rent or mortgage payme ...
Posted Thursday, November 5th 2009 at 7:16PM
In This Issue...
Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship – DEADLINE IS OCT. 1 2009
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To be eligible to apply, students must be a high school senior for the 2009-2010 academic year, graduating with the C ...
Posted Friday, August 14th 2009 at 9:51AM
A Unique Experience
You are invited to apply to the R&D Colloquium. The Colloquium is designed to give undergraduate chemistry and life science majors a broad overview of the current state of research in the health and beauty car ...
Posted Tuesday, July 14th 2009 at 11:51PM
I wanted to make sure that the “Class of 2010” or those students needing to prepare for the upcoming ACT and SAT that they have information that allows them to perform or do the best that he or she can. It is my hope that you will share the informat ...
Posted Tuesday, July 14th 2009 at 11:23PM