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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 ...

FMU HOMECOMING

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 ...

Barry University's Bride Walk addresses domestic violence

Dozens of local high school and college students donned white wedding dresses and walked six miles from Barry University’s campus to Johnson & Wales University and back to help raise awareness about domestic and dating violence among teens and young ...

Growth through arts

When Dalia St. Louis was 8 years old, she and her three other siblings entered foster care due to child abuse and molestation. Despite these challenges early in life, St. Louis, now a 21-year-old student at the Miami Dade College ...

Coconut Grove youth honored at Miami commission meeting

It may have seemed like politics as usual at the Miami City Commission meeting on Feb. 12 but for nearly 30 Coconut Grove area youth, it was an event like no other. At the start of the meeting, the Close ...

Getting things done

The positive changes at Poinciana Park Elementary School ever since Dr. Amrita Prakash took over as the new head principal nearly six months ago can't be missed. She's implemented many new programs and hosted several events in an effort to ...

Every day is Ferguson in classrooms across America

We are all justifiably outraged at the events occurring in Ferguson, Missouri. Headlines scream almost daily about a new incident of racial violence boiling over in a town that is struggling to overcome its troubled history. While prominent African American ...