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Northwestern unveils its new health clinic

Miami Northwestern High’s school-based clinic doesn’t just serve its students anymore. The John H. Peavy Health Center at the school now provides health care services to the community after school hours, courtesy of a $1.45 million grant from the U.S. ...

Broward College ranks high in special report

Broward College conferred associate degrees to 3,930 minority students during the 2013-14 academic year, ranking the college third among public, for-profit and non-profit institutions nationwide, according to a special report in “Diverse Issues in Higher Education.” Within that total, 1,721 ...

Miami Dolphins give back for the holidays

Miami Dolphins players, cheerleaders and mascot T.D. recently welcomed 125 preselected kids from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach county schools for a holiday toy event. Players Walt Aikens, John Denney, Jamil Douglas, Jason Fox, Shamiel Gary, Mike Hull, Tony Lippett, ...

STU receives $550K to create student faith institute

St. Thomas University is one of two schools in Florida among 82 private, four-year colleges and universities nationwide that will share nearly $45 million in grants from the Lilly Endowment Inc. The university has received a grant of $557,588 to ...

FAMU alumni install new officers

School spirit does not end with graduation. The Miami-Dade Chapter of the Florida A&M University Alumni Association voted to keep that old Rattler pride alive and well with the installation of its officers on Saturday, Dec. 19, at the African ...

Miami Gardens hosts science, engineering fair

The solution to global warming? Delano Donk, a student at Hibiscus Elementary School, says it's reducing the levels of pollution across Miami by riding bikes instead of driving or promoting the use of Hybrid cars.

France-Luce Benson: Writing her own ticket to success

Miami native France-Luce Benson discovered her passion for the arts early on in middle school, studying theater, music and drama.

FAMU names Traki Taylor new dean of College of Education

Traki L. Taylor, Ph.D., has been selected as the new dean of the Florida A&M University College of Education.

FIU, museum partner to enhance science education

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science and Florida International University have created a partnership to strengthen science education through funding from the State of Florida.

Career journalist joins the Knight Foundation

Karen Rundlet joined Knight Foundation in November 2015 as a program officer for journalism.

‘Men of Valor’ created at Bulls Nation

The Miami Northwestern High School Bulls held the second of what it hopes will grow into a series of monthly events for its Men of Valor program. Corey Morris, a reading coach at Miami Northwestern, coordinated the event that is ...

Student awarded scholarship by SFBJA and The Miami Times

The South Florida Black Journalists Association partnered with The Miami Times to offer a new scholarship for journalism students in South Florida. The Miami Times Scholarship Essay Contest was developed to encourage and support college students as they pursue studies ...

Bendross-Mindingall voted first Black woman vice chair for the School Board

Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, School Board Member for District 2, was elected Vice Chair of the Miami-Dade County School Board at the annual Organizational Meeting held Nov. 17. This appointment makes her the first Black woman in Miami-Dade County Public Schools ...

Local businesses transform Liberty City school's room

After weeks of suspense, 50 girls at Arcola Lake Elementary School in Liberty City opened the door to their new dream room – the Embrace Girls Foundation’s princess-style after-school clubhouse. From the bubblegum-pink walls to kid-sized furniture and cozy touches, ...

Students learn STEM at the robotics competition

Today, kids are surrounded by technology. Public schools want to take advantage of this by adding tech-related programs to extracurricular activities. Robotics is a growing program where kids build mobile robots with their classmates to do certain tasks. Recently, 32 ...