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Create Flubber and Slime: It’s Science Night at AACC

Come see ordinary objects transform before your very eyes. It may look like magic, but it’s really science. Anne Arundel Community College science faculty members are staging Science Night 2014 to show young and old how much fun science can ...

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Kinkx Kids Radio

This week’s student of the week is not a student, but an internet-based radio station designed to be a safe place to inspire young people.

Preschoolers join PNC to raise vocabulary awareness, set new Guinesss World Records® Mark

Holding tiger masks and seated on colorful reading rugs, pre-kindergarten students from John Ruhrah Elementary Middle School learned several words and listened to their teachers read as they helped set a new Guinness World Records® title for the largest vocabulary ...

United Way Family Center opens in Brooklyn-Curtis Bay to support teen parents

United Way of Central Maryland announced the grand opening of the United Way Family Center, the organization’s first school-based family support center, which will provide free services to Baltimore City parents in ninth through twelfth grades so they may continue ...

Making college completion mandatory, Part II

Undereducated, poor and middle class high school graduates are the cannon fodder of higher education.

Goucher College hosts leadership forum for area high school students

The Greater Baltimore Urban League (GBUL) began the second year of its Saturday Leadership Program (SLP) on September 20, 2014. Most recently on October 4, the students, facilitators and volunteers were welcomed to Goucher College by admissions director Corky Surbeck ...

Maryland Hall opens three exhibitions on November 3

Maryland Hall will open three exhibitions on November 3, 2014— Clay Artists from the Shore, in the Chaney Gallery; Drawing and Painting the Life at Maryland Hall, in the Martino Gallery; and Student Work by students of MHCA Instructor Andree ...

Federal grant takes aim at reducing youth violence

Maryland has received a five-year, $9.73 million federal grant that seeks a reduction in violence in children through a comprehensive program promoting healthy behavioral development.

AACC advisor chosen as national role model for mentoring students

Leon C. Thomas III, a student success and retention advisor at Anne Arundel Community College, received the 2014 Minority Access Role Model award.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Christina Epps

The Indie Soul Student of the Week is usually reserved for students in grade school but this week we have made an exception.

Making the case for mandatory college graduation

After the housing industry, American’s colleges and universities are collectively the country’s second largest business. A closer look behind higher education’s ivy-covered walls reveals how colleges are kept afloat by practices as mercenary as housing’s sub-prime lending practices that nearly ...

Student of the Week: Jordan Cofield

This week, Indie Soul has tapped a young African-American teen, Jordan Cofield of New Town High School as the Student of the Week

A doctoral candidate shares her successful homeschooling experience

Rachel Coleman is a remarkable young woman. Upon completion of high school she was accepted to Ball State University with a full tuition scholarship, graduated with highest honors in three years, and then earned a master’s degree.

Young golfer excels on links and at school

Kendel Abrams is in the running for “Girl Golfer of the Year.” She led her high school golf team to a third place finish in the recently completed season and, before it’s all said and done, the 14-year-old could be ...

Is home schooling right for you and your child?

This week’s column addresses some of the key factors a parent will need to consider when deciding if home schooling is the right choice for their family.