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.

Indie Soul: Fifth Speaker Series featuring Sonja N. Hines

Coppin State University School of Business partnered with Times Community Services, Inc. to present the spring edition of the Speaker Series featuring Sonja N. Hines, president and CEO of H&S Resources Corporation, on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Coppin State ...

Black, Latino graduation rates improve

Two reports released within moments of each other have served to highlight how African-Americans and Latinos have overcome many obstacles in order to strive toward success.

More than half of middle-class kids fail to earn bachelor's degrees

Here's a little-known, scary stat: More than half of middle class kids who start college fail to earn a bachelor's degree within six to eight years.

Indie Soul Students of the Week: Naysa Reames, Cori Grainger, Shamon Thomas-Green, and Jessica Cooley

Representing the ladies of Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women and Office of College Counseling, these students deserve a standing ovation!

Apple invests over $40 million in HBCU technology talent to improve diversity

On March 10, 2015, Apple and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)— a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization— announced Apple's multi-year commitment to make over $40 million in investments to HBCU technology students.


The program is 180 Days: Hartsville and it’s executive produced by client National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the nation’s primary presenter of stories about the Black experience on public television. The PBS documentary shows one community's successful efforts in turning ...