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FAMU makes historic appearance before House Committee

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum testified on July 15 before the House Committee on Agriculture. Mangum was one of six 1890 land-grant university (LGU) presidents selected to testify before the committee. The five other participating universities ...

Liberty City kids receive free school supplies

More than 250 children from Liberty City received free school supplies, uniforms and shoes at an event in Key Biscayne on July 11. In an effort to support its sister city, the Village of Key Biscayne brought the children to ...

Education reformers must unite around 3 goals

It’s fair to say the ultimate goal of the education reform movement, and the education community in general, is to ensure that all students — no matter where they live or what their background is — have access to a ...

Miami Gardens Council honors Girl Scouts

Miami Gardens public officials honored the Girl Scouts Troop 347 at the July 8 city council meeting. Amari Thompson, a junior to be at William Turner Technical School and recently the winner of the Girl Scouts Gold Award, was presented ...

Hollywood student to mentor others

Aisha Louis of Hollywood is one of five Disney Dreamers Academy alumni to be chosen as an ambassador and national spokesperson for the program. After already distinguishing themselves among thousands to be selected for the exclusive Disney Dreamers Academy with ...

Liberty City residents learn computers

A dozen residents from Liberty Square Public Housing recently graduated from a computer training program at Victory Tech Inc. The program, headed by director Van Williams, focuses on training citizens from Liberty City on how to access and use the ...

Scholarships given to tech colleges

The Miami Bayside Foundation awarded $70,000 to City of Miami students attending Miami-Dade technical colleges. The presentation was made at a Miami-Dade County School Board meeting on Wednesday, June 17. Baptist Health South Florida partnered with the Bayside Foundation for ...

MDC North Campus president honored

Miami Dade College (MDC) North Campus president Dr. Malou C. Harrison was honored by the Association of Florida Colleges (AFC) at the 48th annual Student Development Commission Conference with the Cameron Hall Practitioner Award. The Cameron Hall Practitioner Award recognizes ...

High school graduates off to college

The Greater Miami Chapter of The Links Inc. hosted a reception on May 31 for its 2015 scholarship recipients and their parents at KROMA art gallery in Coconut Grove. The chapter awarded a total of $15,000 in scholarships to graduating ...

5000 Role Models graduates earn scholarships

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson hosted “Academic Signing Day” for the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project’s graduating class of 2015 on Monday, June 8. Eighty-four graduating seniors signed scholarship letters to the colleges or universities of their choice at the ...

Dancing their way to $10K

North Miami’s Holy Cross Lutheran School celebrated winning the KidSmartz Safety Dance Video Contest on May 29. Holy Cross won $10,000 for its creative video from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) and Honeywell Hometown Solutions.

FAMU graduate student named Gubernatorial Leadership Fellow

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) student Nemmi Cole knows the value of persistence and hard work. Currently a doctoral student at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Cole recently concluded a stint as a Florida Gubernatorial Fellow and was selected ...

The Children’s Trust: Provider Profile

“Our mission is to empower, strengthen and stabilize South Florida’s Haitian community to ensure its successful integration.” — Gepsie M. Metellus, executive director Sant La Haitian Neighborhood Center was founded on Dec. 6, 2000 by concerned community leaders and service ...

Mindingall co-hosts Kappa Career Day

Miami-Dade School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall co-hosted Kappa Career Day with Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and the Miami Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. on Saturday, May 16.

Chapter awards scholarships to seniors

The Brothers of the Iota Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. held their annual Golden Affair cocktail event, a fundraiser for the chapter's education foundation. The event took place

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