Commissioner Edmonson reads to children for Library Week

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson celebrates National Library Week, which runs through April 18, by reading to children at the Lemon City Library, located at 430 NE 61st St. in

Kamp Kizzy teaches children

I think every person that walks the face of the earth has a Calling and Passion that they are meant to maximize to make our world a better place. For me, my Passion and Calling comes through acting, but it ...

Making beautiful music

The Alliance for Musical Arts Youth Drum Line in Miami Gardens is involved with the community. The Youth Drum Line — held at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, 3000 NW 199th St. in Miami Gardens -- has kids ages ...

High school seniors win Carbonell scholarships

Three high school seniors from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties are winners of the Carbonell Award scholarships. Each student was awarded $1,000 to pursue a degree in theater or journalism at a college or university. Although the Carbonell Awards ...

JROTC holds military ball, teaches leadership, traditions, ceremony

The Miami-Dade County Public Schools Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) recently held its annual Military Ball and Dining-In Ceremony at the Hilton Miami/Downtown. In honored military tradition, the program was attended by 325 cadets, their families and JROTC instructors ...

Program helps mentor FMU students

Members of the Miami-Dade County Chapter, The Links, Incorporated Services to Youth Facet hosted a laptop distribution event for Florida Memorial University (FMU) students participating in the chapter’s Lean Forward with Mentoring (LFWM) initiative.

Barry holds chemistry, physics tourney

More than 200 students from 13 South Florida high schools throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties competed in Barry’ University’s 14th Annual Chemistry and Physics Tournament on March 13.

Mindingall honored in City of North Miami

Miami-Dade School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall (D-2) was honored for her public service at the City of North Miami’s Celebration of Women event held March 19, at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in North Miami. The annual event ...

Using robots to teach stem

Shady Sanders, a third-grade teacher at Edison Park K-8 Center, said when it comes to educating middle school students about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), "robots and Legos beat traditional books any day."

Code of the future

Stop by the Richmond Heights Neighborhood Resource Center on a Wednesday evening and you will see a small room packed with students in front of laptops. They are not doing homework. They are learning a new language — CSS, HTML ...

Florida Memorial University Founder's Day is March 12

Florida Memorial University, South Florida’s only Historically Black College or University and oldest university will conduct the 2015 Founder’s Day Convocation on Thursday, March 12. The ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. in the Susie C. Holley Religious Center, followed ...

Edmonson joins President Clinton at Liberty City Day of Action

Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson joined former President Bill Clinton, MCI executive director Cecilia Gutierrez and volunteers at a Day of Action community service project in Liberty City on March 8.

SEED School of Miami accepting applications

The SEED School of Miami, South Florida's only college-preparatory public boarding school, is accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year, beginning in the fall. The boarding school, located on the campus grounds of Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens, prepares ...

Dolphins support nutrition, healthy eating at Parkview Elementary event

Parkview Elementary School and the Miami Dolphins are working together to encourage families to eat healthier. The school, at 17631 NW 20th Ave. in Miami Gardens, plans to hold a community event at 9 a.m. Saturday, at which current and ...


There was love in the air at Florida Memorial University, Feb 13. It was a fitting prelude to Valentine's Day. Students and alumni patiently waited and watched performances during Greek Day of Homecoming, though the weather was a lot colder ...