Education

Children at Risk Recognizes 3 Aldine ISD Schools in 2019 Rankings

Leaders at designated “Gold Ribbon” campuses are building a blueprint for success in high-poverty schools. Principals Dr. Phyllis Cormier, Dr. Rebecca Sanford, and Elsa Wright lead Victory Early College High School, Hambrick Middle School and Stovall Middle School, respectively. The campuses earned recognition from Childen at Risk’s 2019 school rankings. Children at Risk (C@R) announced

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FAMU

FAMU Announces Orlando Medical Marijuana Community Forum Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) ‘s Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) today announced the second community forum as part of the campaign to educate and inform the state’s diverse minority communities about medical marijuana. The forum will be held on Tuesday, June 11, from

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St. Philip’s College

St. Philip’s College HAPPENING TODAY (JUNE 10): SAN ANTONIO’S FIRST AREA HIGH SCHOOLERS TAKE A DEEP DIVE INTO ST. PHILIP’S COLLEGE’S NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART HEART CARE DIAGNOSIS SUITE DURING CAMP 98.6 WHAT: The first high schoolers to learn about heart care diagnosis at St. Philip’s College’s new state-of-the-art Invasive Cardiovascular Technology education suite are part of

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FAMU Law Graduate

FAMU Law Graduate Selected for Equal Justice Works 2019 Class of Fellows Fellowship includes graduates from 39 law schools Orlando, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Class of 2019 graduate Abigail Adkins has been selected for the 2019 Equal Justice Works Fellowship. This most prestigious and competitive post-graduate legal fellowship is made

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Boss Lady

By TJ Baker Photo Credit: Priscilla Graham Photography HOUSTON – Pregnant at fifteen years old! Yet her disappointed Christian parents helped keep their daughter, Tiffany focused on her academics. Failure and becoming a statistic were not an option! This un-wed teen mother beautifully rose to the top of her class and became unstoppable. Twenty-five years

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New Opening: Lone Star College-Houston North

By: Chelsea Davis-Bibb, M.Ed. Lone Star College (LSC)-Houston North is one of Lone Star College System’s latest conglomerate of colleges and includes the LSC-Fairbanks satellite location, which was formally part of LSC-CyFair, Greenspoint and Victory locations. Lone Star College-Victory was formally part of LSC-North Harris. The Chancellor, Dr. Stephen C. Head, who is the Chief

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Local Teacher Recognized

An engineering teacher at Booker T. Washington High School and the High School for Engineering Professionals is one of the eight educators statewide receiving this year’s HEB Excellence in Education Awards. Nghia Le was awarded HEB’s Secondary Education Leadership prize, which honors teachers with 10 to 20 years of classroom experience. The award comes with

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Student Lands Job with Rubberband Bracelet

WORTHING H.S. – Jared Merchant, a senior at Worthing Early College High School in Houston’s, Sunnyside was hired when the employer saw his bracelet. Jared said, “I had on my bracelet during the interview and I was asked what was I certified in? ‘I told them Microsoft Word Expert and HTML5 (Web Technologies) Application Development

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