Giving our Students the Tools They Need to Thrive

For many college students, particularly those who are first in their families to attend college, the goal is simple: Do whatever it takes to earn the right to walk across that stage. It’s a glorious moment filled with tears and ...

‘Black Panther’ Showcases Power of STEM Applications

As I sat in the theater mesmerized by Marvel’s record-breaking “Black Panther,” there were so many moments and messages that filled me with an overwhelming sense of pride. The Black Girl Magic was palpable. King T’Challa was a strong, thoughtful ...

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Importance of Oral Health

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and every February, thousands of dental organizations and providers throughout the nation take time to inform and educate the public about the importance of children’s oral health. This February, the Maryland Department of ...

Five Reasons Pre-School Years Are a Prime Time for Learning

News & Experts— Much of the discussion about education focuses on the K-12 years, but some early childhood education experts suggest serious learning can start even earlier and pay dividends for the child in years to come.

Call for Student Applicants for Summer Internships

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is offering young people ages 14 to 21 the opportunity to gain work readiness skills training through summer internships.

CCBC Partners with Baltimore County Public Schools to Host College Fair 2018

Community College of Baltimore County in partnership with Baltimore County Public Schools is hosting College Fair 2018 at CCBC Catonsville and CCBC Essex during the month of March. Representatives from more than 100 universities, colleges, proprietary and military schools will ...

AMFM Announces Music Performance Scholarship

Annapolis Musicians Fund for Musicians, Inc. (AMFM), a nonprofit organization that supports professional Annapolis musicians, is now broadening the Tim King Scholarship Fund program and accepting applications for its newly established Music Performance Scholarship.

Stronger Citizenship Role Can Help Rid Rogue Police

We must ask ourselves: do we fight the power or become The Power? To influence City Hall and police the police, we must participate in our democracy. Vote intelligently!

Bethesda Company Receives Cyber Security Grant

Cybersecurity is an important and growing concern— one that touches every economic sector and is essential for national security, according to Max Shuftan, the program director of SANS CyberTalent at the SANS Institute in North Bethesda.

Documentaries Explore Life of Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry And Others

Three documentaries scheduled for release during Black History Month are being touted as thought provoking and powerful. One looks at the life of the late former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, while the others explores Kofi Adu Brempong, a disabled ...

Baltimore Blast, The City’s Only Winning Team

While the team has a winning-athletic presence in the community, Blast team officials proudly boast that their organizational priorities include expressing community support and commitment to education among Baltimore area youths. “We believe in our motto ‘Education is a Blast,'" ...

UMB CURE Scholars: Raising Grades, Hopes

Princaya Sanders used to dream of being a professional wrestler. Now, she has her heart set on anesthesiology. Shakeer Franklin was a disruptive, inattentive middle school student. Now, he plans to be a psychotherapist. Nicholas Knight aspired to be an ...

BGE Increases Reward For Recycling Appliances During February

BGE residential customers can get $75 for recycling their old working refrigerator or freezer

3 Tips for Raising Capital: U.S. Black Chambers, Inc.

"The struggle continues. Blacks are still in need of achieving true economic parity and inclusion," said Jackson. "We need greater access to capital, credit, formal education and higher wages because many blacks are the working poor."

Mayor Pugh kicks off Baltimore’s month-long celebration of Frederick Douglass’s 200th Birthday

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh commemorated the start of Black History Month with a celebration honoring the life, legacy and 200th birthday of Frederick Douglass on Thursday, February 01, 2018. Mayor Pugh began the program by recognizing some of Douglass’s many ...