Help college-age children manage their finances better

Unfortunately, one of the most expensive times in one’s life, is when he or she tend to be the least financially savvy -- college.

Restock your kids’ bookshelves for summer

With summer vacation on the horizon, restocking the home book collection just makes sense for children who will be out of school, but still looking for great reads.”

MY Baltimore: A Student Art Show May 20-31, 2015 at The Walters Art Museum

The My Baltimore Exhibit will be on display from May 20-31 in The Walters Art Museum Sculpture Court

Library of Congress, Mid-Atlantic Public Libraries kick off summer essay contest

The Library of Congress has launched its annual summer essay contest, in conjunction with public libraries in the Mid-Atlantic region, to encourage rising fifth and sixth grade students to reflect on books that have made a personal impact on their ...

Morgan State University Board of Regents re-elects leadership team

Mfume, Draper, and Taborn Voted to Continue as Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary, Respectively

UMBC president relates civil rights experiences in new book

Dr. Freeman Hrabowski has been working with inner-city youth in a variety of programs for a number of years and has rarely fallen short in his goal of reaching impressionable young individuals.

Four ways parents can promote positive behavior in school

Word arrives from school that the parent’s child is in trouble. Maybe it was a minor offense and the student simply faced a trip to the office. But maybe a suspension or expulsion is in the near future, leaving the ...

Tips to Stay in Touch with Your Spiritual Side

“Finding common ground in the various religious scriptures, history and spiritual practices can help us reach peaceful solutions to social issues,” says author Star Chang

Baltimore City College students win national debate title

Baltimore City College Principal Cindy Harcum says she is proud of all of the students at Baltimore City College and Nick Imparato and Jonas De La Huerta are certainly no exception. The two have won the Urban Debate National Championship.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree comes to Southern Maryland CSM

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) and the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) signed an agreement of dual admission April 8 to bring a seamless transition from the Associate of Science in Nursing to the Bachelor of Science ...

Technology in education: Research

Over the last group of weeks we have been covering Technology in Education which included insights into Education Technology Infrastructure, Research and E-Learning.

“Thank God for Peanut Butter and Jelly”

Kaylyn Sigman is a high school senior with big plans. A star soccer player from a poor rural Appalachian Ohio community who loves calculus and creative writing, she’s college bound this fall and dreams of becoming a middle school special ...

Encore Chorale holds Summer Camp for Singers

Registration is now open for Encore Chorale’s Summer Choral Institutes offering “singing summer camp” for older adults. The Institutes are sponsored by Encore Creativity for Older Adults, the nation’s largest choral singing program for adults 55 plus. The institutes, now ...

Cat in the Hat reads Dr. Seuss at Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary

Baltimore partners, faculty, staff, friends and students of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) read to children on Friday, March 27, 2015 as the “Read Across America” concept unfolded at UMB’s partner school, The Historic Samuel Coleridge-Taylor Elementary School (HSCT).

Baltimore student wins prestigious entrepreneurship award

Cyprian Ekeagwu used to fix remote control toys when he lived in Nigeria before moving to the United States.