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Indie Soul Student of the Week: Keon “Lil Key” Myers

This week’s Indie Soul Student of the Week is challenging stereotypes of his generation. Keon “Lil Key” Myers is trying to change the game for the good.

Verlando Brown: Young scholar beats the odds

Every American city with a sizeable black population has at least one public school named after Booker T. Washington, Frederick Douglass, Paul Lawrence Dunbar, George Washington Carver, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. or other notable African Americans.

Jackson named Dean of Student Services at AACC

Anne Arundel Community College has named Jacqueline S. Jackson, Ph.D., of Silver Spring as its new Dean of Student Services.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Phillip Freeland

This week’s student if the week is Phillip Freeland, a two-sport scholar-athlete. First and foremost, he is dedicated to his academic success. He is excelling in high school and his last report card boasted 3 A's and 1 B at ...

CSM Medical Lab Tech Program earns national accreditation

A good day for Sunny Schemery is one that includes looking at bacteria under a microscope. “My friends ask, ‘Why do you want to look at blood and body fluids?’ and I say, ‘because it’s fun.”

Baltimore resident receives SECU scholarship

Maryland’s largest financial cooperative, SECU awarded 13 scholarships as part of its annual State Employee Scholarship Program at a ceremony at Towson University’s SECU Arena recently.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Kearie Young

This week’s Student of the Week Kearie Young is very special and personal. Usually, I try to stay clear of adding personal feelings but this week I am going to break the rules because this young man has come a ...

South Baltimore Learning Center wins three awards from MAACCE

The South Baltimore Learning Center (SBLC) was recognized by the Maryland Association of Adult, Community and Continuing Education (MAACCE) for “outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of adult education.”

Job tips for liberal arts grads, Part II

Without question, Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) are majors in great demand by employers looking to hire recent college grads.

How not to let your kid's brain turn to mush over the summer break

Summer break is here for many students and their teachers across the country. Kids are off to camps, vacations with the grandparents or just time lounging around the house.

Two sisters graduate with their father at BCCC's 65th commencement

As Baltimore City Community College rolled out the red carpet for its 65th Commencement on Saturday, June 7, 2014, Jennah Abdul-Aziz and her sister, Hajr Abdul-Aziz, received associate degrees with honors after being home-schooled and blazing through college, participating in ...

Liberal Arts Grads: How to land a job

As college graduations draw to a close, a “Business Insider” blog titled “How To Land A Job With A 'Useless' Liberal Arts Degree” caught my attention. The article begins by asking readers whether they majored in Anthropology; Art History; the ...

Few benefit from Obama's student loan program

Amid great fanfare, President Obama on Monday announced plans to use his executive pen to help more graduates tackle student loan debt.

AACC’s valedictorian headed for a life different than she expected

Daimei Li thought she would spend the rest of her life leading the cows her family used to work the rice paddies on their small farm in Longma, China.

Indie Soul Student of the Week: Living Classrooms’ POWER House Program

AT&T is helping to support the Living Classrooms’ POWER House Program by contributing $65, 000 to help fund the teen-focused program that provides academic support and enrichment opportunities, mentoring, and college-preparation activities for underserved high school students living in the ...