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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.

PBS FILM 180 DAYS: HARTSVILLE EXPLORES HOW ONE TOWN IS BESTING POVERTY TO EDUCATE 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 ...

Ivana Thomas has been named a finalist for the prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship

"I am not surprised that Ivana has been named a Truman finalist," said Dr. Sabin P. Duncan, Director of the Freddye T. Davy Honors College. "Ivana's commitment and effort she puts forth in all that she does is commendable."

Youth ambassadors teach peers about dating violence

Baltimore City teenagers are helping younger peers avoid the dangers of dating violence with the Dating Matters program.

New partnership offers students opportunity to earn AA degree tuition free

Good news for parents who seek to save thousands in higher education expenses and help for students looking to jump-start their college studies.

Howard students will get paid to graduate on time

Howard University is going to pay its students to graduate in four years.