Education

Bloom Project to host ‘Kings Feat’ for young men, ages 12 through 18

Bloom Project to host ‘Kings Feat’ for young men, ages 12 through 18

| July 20, 2016

National motivational speaker, author Robert Jackson keynote speaker FORT WAYNE—Bloom Project Inc. in partnership with Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) is scheduled to present national motivational speaker, mentor and author of “No More Excuses: Black Men Stand Up,” Robert Jackson to Kings Feast 2k16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 23, at IPFW’s Classic […]

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Brooks-Questa Scholars: New partnership transforms landscape of construction trades

Brooks-Questa Scholars: New partnership transforms landscape of construction trades

| July 6, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Questa Education Foundation and Brooks Construction have formalized a partnership that will provide funding to scholars who wish to further their education beyond high school in areas of education that will prepare them for employment in the construction industry, specifically:  heavy highway and site development concentrations. Questa Education Foundation and Brooks Construction are pleased […]

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Dr. Malinda Wade to hold local book signing July 12

Dr. Malinda Wade to hold local book signing July 12

| June 30, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Acclaimed author Dr. Malinda F. Wade has announced the release of her latest work: “Naomi’s Pearls,” billed as “wisdom for the new millennium.” Wade, the author of other books including “New Stuff, Old Times” (1982) a poetry collection and two other custom works for McGraw Hill—“A synopsis of American Government,” (1999)  and  “Women of […]

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IU’s FACET group weighs in on incorporating faculty input at IPFW

IU’s FACET group weighs in on incorporating faculty input at IPFW

| June 28, 2016

As members of the Indiana University Faculty Colloquium on Excellence in Teaching (FACET) and as faculty leaders recognized for our accomplishments at IPFW in teaching and learning, we write this statement to express a viewpoint missing from much of the discussion regarding the Legislative Services Agency Study Group: that of faculty, particularly given our role […]

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Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

| June 19, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS—Crossroads Bible College recently held its commencement ceremony on their main campus in Indianapolis. Eleven students from the Fort Wayne location received their degrees surrounded by friends and family. The Salutatorian out of more than 50 graduates was Fort Wayne’s own Jacquline Howell of Fort Wayne. She challenged fellow graduates to “Never let any obstacles […]

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Nia Weary to compete in National American Miss competition in Indy

Nia Weary to compete in National American Miss competition in Indy

| June 17, 2016

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s talented youngsters is set to take to the stage later this month vying for a chance to earn valuable resources for her future. Nia M. Weary, an 11-year-old sixth grader, is set to compete in the Indiana National American Miss pageant scheduled for June 29 through July 2 at the […]

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Jennings Center announces Teenage Sunday award winners

Jennings Center announces Teenage Sunday award winners

| June 15, 2016

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on assignment On Sunday, June 5, Jennings Center Supervisor Michael Ayers and staff member honored two of the community’s outstanding students during the 58th Annual Teenage Sunday at the Jennings Recreation Center. “Building Character” was this year’s theme and Ephraim Smiley III was the guest speaker.  Food and performances […]

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Central High’s Ted Brown: Drummed for The Counts

Central High’s Ted Brown: Drummed for The Counts

| June 14, 2016

Editor’s note: The Central High Blowout of 2016 is set to jump off July 30. For information, hit up the event page at www.CentralHighSchoolFest.com or call (260) 348-4465. The deadline for banquet dinner tickets is July 10. By William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated  Centralite Ted Brown (Class of ‘64), a drummer and guitarist, played […]

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GAO report: Segregation increasing at some U.S. schools

GAO report: Segregation increasing at some U.S. schools

| June 13, 2016

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA News Wire Contributor) A recent report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the segregation of African American and Hispanic students nationwide is getting worse. In particular, a notable increase in segregation among K-12 public schools was pointed out in the study. The study also found that charter schools […]

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Late educator, entrepreneur Juanita W. Ellis honored by AKAa

Late educator, entrepreneur Juanita W. Ellis honored by AKAa

| June 12, 2016

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on Assignment Special to Frost Illustrated The women of Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority celebrated Fort Wayne’s Keep America Beautiful/Great American Cleanup on Saturday, May 21, at Hanna-Homestead Park on E. Lewis Street. The AKAs  honored  their deceased Soror Juanita W. Ellis.  She was an […]

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