Education

Black College Club plans trip to Howard U

| September 11, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Area high school students and their parents have a special opportunity learn firsthand about the quality education and unique cultural and social amenities offered by one of the nation’s most prestigious historically black college or universities (HBCU). The Black College Club of Fort Wayne is scheduled to conduct a trip to the renowned Howard […]

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Free career-oriented computer course at McMillen Center

Free career-oriented computer course at McMillen Center

| September 11, 2014

FORT WAYNE—V.M.L.E. Provision in collaboration with the RHITE Company LLC is scheduled to present a FREE Career Development Computer Training Program at the McMillen Community Center, 3900 Hessen Cassel Road. Classes for the 12-week course are scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., every Monday and Wednesday, Sept. 22 through Dec. 19 at the center. […]

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Special education students bypass common obstacles

Special education students bypass common obstacles

| September 11, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–A new law for special education students in Louisiana is making waves among parents, education officials and advocacy groups. The legislation, H.B. 1015, allows special education teachers to circumvent state standardized test requirements and assume sole authority to promote a student who has scored below proficiency, even up […]

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The ‘Unbreakable Bond and Legacy’

The ‘Unbreakable Bond and Legacy’

| September 10, 2014

By Mary Simpson, Edna Metoyer and Rosalind Walker-Lewis Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—A sea of Royal Blue and White permeated Washington, D.C., from July 15 through July 20, 2014 created by 7,000 members of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. This momentous occasion was due to Phi Beta Sigma […]

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Dr. Ruby Cain recipient of Vivian Conley Award

Dr. Ruby Cain recipient of Vivian Conley Award

| September 3, 2014

MUNCIE—Dr. Ruby Cain was among the women activists who were honored and received the 2014 Vivian Conley award at the Women’s Equality Day program presented by the Coalition of Women’s Organizations, Aug. 26,  in the Muncie City Hall Auditorium. The award honors women who have worked in the fields of art, education, religion, health, environment, […]

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Students of color enrollment now matches white school enrollment

Students of color enrollment now matches white school enrollment

| September 3, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA} –As the nation’s families head back to school, they might notice that for the first time, elementary and middle school students of color will equal the percentage of white students, according to Department of Education projections. White student enrollment has steadily declined, as have birth rates among […]

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African/African-American Historical Museum part of ‘Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown’ event

African/African-American Historical Museum part of ‘Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown’ event

| September 2, 2014

FORT WAYNE—From 12 noon to 5 p.m., Sept. 7, Fort Wayne residents and visitors will have a chance to spend a leisurely Sunday afternoon experiencing some the city’s most interesting sights and institutions. The event, entitled “Be A Tourist IN Your Own Hometown” was organized by Visit Fort Wayne is designed to give persons a […]

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Kappas award four local scholarships

| August 26, 2014

By Joe Shade Special to Frost Illustrated from the Fort Wayne Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity recognized the academic achievement of four outstanding young men whom were students attending and graduating from the Fort Wayne Community School System.  The Fraternity has awarded those four […]

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Janet E. Mitchell Esq.—progressive, innovative, creative

Janet E. Mitchell Esq.—progressive, innovative, creative

| August 26, 2014

Indiana Tech’s adjunct professor offers sound advice to those pursuing law career By Madeline Marcelia Garvin A graduate of South Side High School, a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Elmhurst College in Illinois, and a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Law School, an advisor, an attorney, a counselor, a lecturer, a mediator, a mentor, […]

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Former death row inmate gets law school degree

Former death row inmate gets law school degree

| August 22, 2014

(GIN)–A maximum security prison was the scene of an out-of-the-ordinary graduation ceremony in Kenya. Lifer Peter Ouko, surrounded by friends and family, received his diploma in common law from the University of London. Ouko took the course online and now plans to advance to a further law degree. An inmate at Kamiti prison in Nairobi, Ouko […]

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