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Using Lessons From Their Past, Youth Advocates Work To Strengthen Baltimore’s Future

For 13 years, as a Maryland-DC regional leader at Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., Craig Jernigan has adhered to the nonprofit organization’s “no eject; no reject” policy to provide young people who might otherwise be incarcerated with tools to succeed— ...

P-TECH Carver, IBM Internship Help Students Toward Technology Careers

De’Rell Bonner, an IBM on-site liaison for the P-TECH program at Carver Vocational-Technical High School is responsible for matching local teens with high-tech summer internships, apprenticeships and jobs of the future. His job is to bridge the gap between classroom ...

National Society Of Black Engineers Honor African Americans In STEM Arena

It has been several years since then-President Barack Obama made improving Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), an education priority. In the ensuing period since Obama’s stated agenda, experts have said America would need to add one million more STEM ...

Website Offers Insights Into The History Of African American Perspectives On The Fourth of July

A website, African American Fourth of July, summarizes the findings and analysis of Virginia Tech students who researched seven historical African American newspapers to trace the meanings behind Independence Day.

How To Combine Learning And Fun

Summer break provides a chance for kids to cut loose and enjoy the freedom of a less structured schedule. However, as parents and teachers know well, months away from academic pursuits can make for a rocky start to a new ...

Year Up Baltimore Continues To Fulfill Its Mission

Latonya Hines with 92Q’s "Chop" at Year Up Baltimore. Hines is the director of Admissions & College Enrollment at Year Up Baltimore. She is responsible for ensuring that the admissions and recruitment team brings in qualified young adults from the ...

Ready! Set! Read!

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young was among the volunteer readers for the Sixth Annual Scholastic Book Fair recently held at William Pinderhughes Elementary-Middle School located on Gold Street in the Sandtown-Winchester community. Every student at the school was provided ...

Baltimore’s Only Summer Camp Serving Homeless Children Entering 112th Season

Camp St. Vincent is the only free summer camp dedicated to serving children experiencing homelessness in the Baltimore region. Entering its 112th year, Camp St. Vincent continues to provide children experiencing homelessness with an unforgettable and transformational camp experience and ...

Baltimore County Student Awarded Comcast Founders Scholarship

Comcast NBCUniversal announced that it has awarded approximately $102,500 in scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year to 38 Maryland students as part of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program. Students are selected for their outstanding community service, academic performance ...

AMFM Awards $5,000 Scholarship To College Music Major

Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians, Inc. (AMFM), a nonprofit organization that supports professional Annapolis musicians, awarded its second Tim King Music Scholarship of $5,000 to Archbishop Spalding High School senior Abigail Michaels. This fall, Michaels will enroll as a freshman ...

New Scholarship Available For Career Transitioners

“We really want people outside of the college to know about this new opportunity,” said Mary Wallingsford, chair of Cybersecurity, Networking and Digital Forensics at AACC. “We’re very excited about the opportunity this will bring students now and hopefully in ...

Kamari Johnson Selected For 2019 Amplify Scholarship

Johnson was selected for iMentor and KIPP’s First 2019 Amplify Scholarship. He will receive a unique combination of financial support and mentoring during his four-year collegiate experience, which includes a mentor to provide ongoing support throughout college. He will also ...

How To Ditch Techie Jargon And Improve Your Organization’s Cybersecurity

“There’s a serious gap in communication skills between cybersecurity pros and their general audiences, and it’s essential for the people on the IT side to bridge it,” Campos says. “Increasingly complex security threats demand that cybersecurity professionals use plain language ...

Eight-Year-Old Maryland Girl Wants Kids To ‘Watch Ur Words’

In between balancing school, homework and filming, eight-year-old Janiya Williams finds time to encourage, inspire and motivate other children to “Watch Ur Words,” on social media platforms.

Morgan Names New Dean For School Of Education And Urban Studies

Morgan State University (MSU) President David Wilson has named Glenda M. Prime, Ph.D. as the new dean for the School of Education and Urban Studies (SEUS).

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