UNCF Empower Me Tour activates eighth season of student upliftment
Friday, 09 October 2015 10:34
The UNCF Empower Me Tour (EMT) – a free, traveling college- and career- readiness road show sponsored by UNCF (United Negro College Fund), the country’s largest and most effective minority education organization – will begin its eighth season with the Tour’s Twin Cities stop at University of St. Thomas on Saturday, October 10, 2015.
Students get the red carpet treatment at Movie Star Camp film premiere
Thursday, 08 October 2015 11:42
It's not often that a middle-schooler stands on a red carpet and gets asked, "So who are you wearing tonight?" but questions like that were all part of the fun at a recent red carpet presentation Thursday, Sept. 17, at the premiere of two films shot this summer during Robbinsdale Area Schools Community Education's Movie Star Camp. The premiere was held at FAIR School Crystal.
AfricanAncestry.com launches The Ultimate Selfie student program to help educators connect Black identity to excellence and achievement
Thursday, 08 October 2015 11:13
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Selfies can be manufactured, self-impressions of how we want the world to see us.
But what do they really say about who we are? African Ancestry, Inc., the Black-owned technology company that pioneered genetics ancestry tracing for people of African descent, has created a student program to help educators get to the root of that question. The Ultimate Selfie ... Connecting Identities to Excellence & Achievement (TUS), the customizable program is designed for grades 6 – 12 and college students.
Governor Dayton wants high school students to GEAR UP
Thursday, 08 October 2015 10:58
In recognition of the urgent need to help low-income and underrepresented students prepare for a postsecondary education Gov. Mark Dayton kicked off a week of GEAR UP proclaiming Sept. 21st-25th Minnesota GEAR Up Week.
Out of this world: Robbinsdale Area Schools teacher spends part of summer at Space Camp
Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:00
Robbinsdale Cooper High School Physical Earth and Science teacher Teresa Esnough attended NASA's Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center this past summer. The event was sponsored by Honeywell, and more than 200 teachers from 38 states and 22 countries participated.
Thursday, 24 September 2015 10:59
Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer
Sesame Street will now be brought to you by the letters H-B-O. The iconic children's program is moving from the friendly confines of PBS to the adult world of Home Box Office and the move has left more than just Oscar feeling grouchy.