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UMMC Embarks on Youth Summer Jobs Program for 16th Year

For the 16th year, the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is providing young people, ages 14 to 21 with work readiness skills training through targeted job matching to their career interests.

Our Children Are At Risk!

“Today, kids who bully and assault their classmates too often do so without fear of punishment. They know teachers have lost control and they realize they can get away with behavior that never used to be tolerated.”

Dole and ShopRite Partner Bring Special Learning Garden to School

Dole Packaged Foods partnered with ShopRite and Captain Planet Foundation to install Project Learning Garden at Liberty Elementary School

Did Opening That Email Place Your Business In Legal Hot Water?

The email can arrive in your inbox cleverly disguised, appearing to come from your boss, a co-worker or some other person, business or organization you trust. However, by clicking on a link or attachment as instructed, you could be in ...

Honoring Siblings in the Class of 2018

The Gibson sisters are 2018 graduates. Maiya, a graduate of Saint Augestine University; Aliyah, a graduate of Salisbury State University and Jailyn, a graduate of Pikesville High School will attend Bowie State University in the fall.

Governor Hogan Proclaims 2018 Year of the Bird in Maryland

Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed 2018 as the Year of the Bird in Maryland. The declaration celebrates native and migratory birds making their way through Maryland, as well as the Free State’s remarkable landscapes and water resources that support them.

Fifth Grade Baltimore City Students Showcase Capstone STEM Projects

Arlington Elementary School students, Queen Bemah, Tyreek Brown, Michael Green, Amar Johnson and Maikala Manns identified poor lighting as a problem in the community. After five months of research and conducting a community walk-through, they presented their capstone STEM projects ...

BCCC Names Interim President

The Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Board of Trustees has selected Dr. James H. Johnson, Jr., to be the College's interim President effective July 1, 2018.

NAACP Now Accepting Applications For 2019 NextGen Leadership Program

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is now accepting applications for the NAACP Next Generation program (NEXTGEN), the nation’s premier young adult leadership training program.

Annapolis And St Mary’s County Sailing Camp For Youth With Learning Differences

Operating for the 34th year in Annapolis and St. Mary’s County, non-profit Brendan Sailing Camp teaches students from 11 to 18 with a wide range of learning differences (dyslexia, dyscalculia, ADP, ADHD etc.) how to sail in a non-competitive environment, ...

Parental Engagement Secret to Academic Success

"When students reach third grade and began to socialize more independently with friends, parent engagement, often wanes. It’s not surprising that after requiring almost, constant supervision that parents breathe a sigh of relief when their children gain newfound independence. However, ...

UMB CURE Scholars: On a Path to Success in Science

On April 28, 2018, eighth-graders joined seventh- and sixth-graders at the UMB CURE STEM Expo. The topic of this year’s culminating research was Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). The expo provided a platform for 80 scholars to showcase their ...

Tree Identification Book from Arbor Day Foundation Helps People Identify Tree Species

The Arbor Day Foundation has a book that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The book, “What Tree Is That?,” is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree-planting organization.

School Choice Not Right Choice for All Students

"Every child should be entitled to high-quality education in the United States of America. Every neighborhood school should be equipped to provide high-quality courses and curriculum. Every student should have highly-qualified teachers and a menu of extra-curricular activities to choose ...

Life in Baltimore: Honoring 2018 Graduates

In the midst of spring showers and beautiful flowers with the scents of fragrant peonies, roses, sweet peas and hyacinth just in time for graduation ceremonies.