Anne Arundel NAACP Chapter Provides Gift Baskets To Bates Middle School Teachers

Several members of the Anne Arundel County Chapter of the NAACP helped teachers at Wiley H. Bates Middle School start the new semester with much needed supplies. Each teacher received a reusable basket containing a bottle of hand sanitizer, resealable ...

Court-Ordered Mediation In Maryland HBCU Case Ends without Agreement

In 2013, Judge Catherine Blake of the U.S. District Court of Maryland, found the state in violation of the 14th Amendment rights of its HBCU students and alumni. Her ruling said Maryland continues to “operate vestiges of a de jure ...

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Celebrating 100 Years With Historic $100k Scholarship

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, an international women's service organization with a focus on education, will celebrate its centennial year in January 2020 by awarding a historical $100,000 scholarship to a deserving young woman.

Penn North Residents Welcome Youth Advocate Programs’ Safe Streets Team

Penn North neighbors gathered for a back-to-school resource fair at Cumberland and Carey Park recently. Hosted by Youth Advocate Programs (YAP), Inc., the resource fair was also a grand opening celebration for Baltimore City’s Penn North Safe Streets team. YAP ...

The Baltimore Times Partners With Morgan Strategic Communication Students

Students at Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communication (SGJC) will be embedded at The Baltimore Times during the fall semester as part of a new partnership formed this month. Under the partnership, Strategic Communication majors (SCOM) will ...

Carver Vocational Technical Teacher Starts Campaign Of Positivity

Baltimore City Schools Teacher of the Year for 2018 may already have a leg up on the award for 2019. LaQuisha Hall, who teaches 9th grade English at Carver Vocational-Technical High School, started a campaign that both students and teachers ...

Arundel Mills Is Giving Away $5,000 To Help Teachers Get A Stylish Start To New School Year

Between finalizing lesson plans, buying supplies and setting up the classroom for their students, it’s easy for teachers to forget about their own back-to-school shopping needs.

Check Out The SCOM UP Welcome Back Video

This is the welcome back video for SCOM majors to the Fall 2019 semester featuring SCOM faculty promoting our new project based syllabi.

Ellio’s Pizza Kicks Off Third Annual Phenomenal Kids Scholarship Contest

Ellio’s Pizza officially kicked off the 2019 Phenomenal Kids Scholarship Contest, which will award a $10,000 scholarship as well as other amazing prizes, including a family vacation to select cities, gift cards and more.

Nonprofit Recognizes Young Entrepreneurs, Advocates, Change-Makers, Trailblazers

Mollon-Williams is a fifth generation business owner who helped to create a platform for young trailblazers and their supportive parents, to connect, learn and grow through the village of entrepreneurship. Jordan, now 18, is the owner of an upscale jewelry ...

$86 Million In Scholarships Awarded For 2019-2020 Academic Year

Governor Larry Hogan announced that the Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA) awarded approximately 46,000 students more than $86 million to attend one of Maryland’s postsecondary institutions.

What We Can Learn From Schools That Educate Military Children

As a lifetime educator, I am inspired to see how Virginia Beach Public Schools are supporting military children. They are truly a model to be emulated by any school, because every kid—military or not-deserves this kind of high-quality support and ...

Volunteer Maryland “Class 31” Celebrates Graduation

Volunteer Maryland announced the graduation of Volunteer Maryland Class 31 last week. This service year, the graduating class consisted of 24 AmeriCorps members, also known as Volunteer Coordinators, who worked to mobilize and manage more than 6,100 volunteers to serve ...

MSU Students Participate In Hands-On Historic Preservation Training Projects

“Touching History: Preservation in Practice” program provides technical preservation experiences for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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— ...