Morgan State University hosts health and hip hop conference

In an effort to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS among young Black men, a group disproportionately impacted by the epidemic, health-care providers and community stakeholders hosted the “Health and Hip Hop Conference” in October at the Morgan State University in Baltimore.

MillerCoors renews commitment to Thurgood Marshall College Fund milestone donation

MillerCoors, founding corporate sponsor of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, recently presented the organization with a $1.2 million donation to support its programming and scholarships during TMCF’s 27th Anniversary Awards Gala on Monday, November 16, 2015, at the Hilton Washington, ...

Baltimore City teacher named Maryland Teacher of the Year

Ryan Kaiser, a Baltimore City social studies teacher at Mount Washington Middle School, was selected as Maryland Teacher of the Year for 2015.

NSBE sets goal of graduating 10,000 black engineers

Just 19 percent of African-American fourth graders and 13 percent of the nation’s black eighth graders were proficient in math this year, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress.

National education advocate says family is key to learning

Education always played a big part in Byron Garrett’s life.

Black college fund, CIA vow to create more agents of color

The Central Intelligence Agency and a national organization that financially helps students at historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) announced during a press conference here Saturday they are working on a plan to increase the number of African American spies ...

McDonald's donates $9,000 to Baltimore City schools

The McDonald’s Family Restaurants of Baltimore continues their commitment to children’s well-being with a special city wide McTeacher’s Night fundraiser event.

First ever Maryland S.T.E.M. Festival at the Pratt Library

The Enoch Pratt Free Library is part of the first ever Maryland STEM Festival beginning this Friday, November 6 to Sunday, November 15, 2015.

Comcast launches Internet Essentials Learning Zone in Baltimore

In today’s digital age, students often need the Internet to complete homework assignments. What if low-income families cannot afford in-home Internet service? On Wednesday, October 28, 2015, Maryland’s first Internet Essentials Learning Zone was launched in Baltimore at the Towanda ...

Baltimore County RSVP bringing experience to schools

Do you love teaching and interacting with children? Are you a senior, aged 55 or older, looking to volunteer in Baltimore County?

AACC receives third National Award for Equity

Anne Arundel Community College received the 2015 Charles Kennedy Equity Award from the Association of Community College Trustees at the ACCT Awards Gala October 16, 2015 in San Diego. This award is the third national recognition the college has received ...

A non-traditional solution for college dropouts

Today, more than one in five working-age Americans are college dropouts. Unfortunately, most dropouts aren't billionaires. Many are non-traditional students who leave school because of non-academic issues: a sick family member, a job loss, or just the pure shock of ...

BCCC celebrates National Cyber Security Awareness Month with new degree

As a 2015 National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) Champion, Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) spent the entire month promoting online safety as well as new degree and certificate programs addressing the huge demand for highly skilled cyber security professionals.

International MSU student awarded NextGen Scholarship from local business

Carisse Lansiquot, a 22-year-old international student at Morgan State University (MSU), is the 2015 recipient of the NextGen Scholarship awarded by P.E.R.K. Consulting.

Number of black teachers rapidly declines as minority student population increases

The minority population has grown tremendously since the year 2000. According to the Census Bureau, the Hispanic population growth is due to U.S. births–and Asian population growth is due primarily to immigration since 2012