Education

This is why we have to invest in effective teachers

This is why we have to invest in effective teachers

| September 15, 2016

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) While millions of children (and teachers) welcome the call to go back to school in August and early September, all is not well in classrooms and school districts around the country. Even though every school district is not facing challenges, many urban school districts—where the majority of African American […]

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Indiana Wesleyan University may accept ITT transfer credits IWU has more than 80 online and onsite degree programs for adults

Indiana Wesleyan University may accept ITT transfer credits IWU has more than 80 online and onsite degree programs for adults

| September 9, 2016

MARION, Ind.—Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU), which has a generous transfer policy for adult and online students, has announced that it may accept up to 62 credit hours from ITT Technical Institute students who are left searching for options after ITT announced on Tuesday that it was shutting down its academic operations. IWU—a nonprofit, regionally accredited […]

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HU’s nursing program awarded funding for White Coat Ceremony

HU’s nursing program awarded funding for White Coat Ceremony

| September 7, 2016

Nursing students to help with Parkview Health flu vaccinations HUNTINGTON—The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that Huntington University is one of 50 nursing programs across the nation selected to receive funding to host a White Coat Ceremony. Developed to champion scientifically-sound, compassionate care, the APGF-AACN […]

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Calling all eighth graders: Register for Canterbury Scholar Competition

Calling all eighth graders: Register for Canterbury Scholar Competition

| September 6, 2016

FORT WAYNE—All area eighth graders are invited to compete for merit scholarships to attend Canterbury High School next fall. The 35th annual Canterbury Scholar Competition is scheduled to be held 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1at Canterbury High School, 3210 Smith Road. As many as 10 students will be named Canterbury Scholars and […]

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Free tech tools ease back-to-school transition for students, parents

Free tech tools ease back-to-school transition for students, parents

| August 25, 2016

By Jay Curry, Solutions Specialist, Verizon Wireless With the school season back in full swing attention shifts from finding something to keep children busy to making sure they stay on top of the homework, tests and after school practices. While this may seem, at times, like a daunting task, you can use these following free […]

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Enhancing black-owned newspapers in the age of social media

Enhancing black-owned newspapers in the age of social media

| August 24, 2016

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO of the NNPA) The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) salutes the first class of the Discover the Unexpected (DTU) NNPA Journalism Fellowship program and congratulates the students on taking the next successful step in their professional careers. The NNPA and Chevrolet offered students from the Howard University […]

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Friends of Bethany offers students grand send-off, scholarships, prayer

Friends of Bethany offers students grand send-off, scholarships, prayer

| August 24, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of Friends of Bethany FORT WAYNE—Friends of Bethany recently gave a special send-off to two participants and junior volunteers. Angel Johnson, daughter of Phillip and Flora Johnson, will enter her second year at Howard University in Washington, D.C.  Angel is in an accelerated program as she pursues a Biology Bachelor […]

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South Side High School’s Clopton, Smith earn Milton M. Morgan scholarships

South Side High School’s Clopton, Smith earn Milton M. Morgan scholarships

| August 17, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of the Milton M. Morgan Family FORT WAYNE—On Sunday, August 14, Turner Chapel AME Church awarded the Milton M. Morgan, M.D. Scholarship to two area high school students—Brianna Clopton and Kelsey Smith. The scholarship is named in honor of the late Dr. Milton Morgan, a general surgeon, who practiced medicine […]

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Fort Wayne Deltas celebrate 45 years of service-ready to impact community

Fort Wayne Deltas celebrate 45 years of service-ready to impact community

| August 17, 2016

By Connie Scott, Chapter Journalist Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Fort Wayne Chapter FORT WAYNE—This summer, the Fort Wayne Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. celebrated their 45th year anniversary and Small Chapter second place awards for signature Education and Physical/Mental Health programs at the Midwest Regional Conference in Indianapolis. The chapter is ready for […]

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Verizon invites Hoosier students to submit best problem-solving app ideas

Verizon invites Hoosier students to submit best problem-solving app ideas

| August 11, 2016

Fifth Annual Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge opens for new submissions INDIANAPOLIS—The Verizon Innovative Learning app challenge, the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life, is now accepting new app ideas nationwide for the 2016-17 annual competition. The fifth annual challenge invites students […]

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