By Brenda Robinson—Many likely believe Camden students are doomed to a life of crime, violence and unemployment, Tawanda Jones didn’t buy into the rhetoric.
FORT WAYNE—Clifton L. Taulbert, a Pulitzer-nominated writer and filmmaker, is scheduled to speak at the University of Saint Francis on Feb. 11.
It Is Well With My Soul is scheduled to host another F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) presentation on multicultural education, Jan. 31 at Link’s Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.
FORT WAYNE—The Indiana Council of Deliberation State of Indiana under the leadership of Illustrious SGIG Deputy of Indiana Robert Thomas 33º recently award a $500 scholarship to Adrian Thomas. A graduate of South Side High School, where he earned an honors diploma in 2013, Thomas attends Indiana University, majoring in sports management. He also is […]
Including parents and families as partners in academic success has proven benefits at Orr Elementary, where 99 percent of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch.
By Jeanie Summerville—I was in attendance at the Fort Wayne Urban League Gala Extravaganza 2013 so I could see and feel the beauty and bring it to those of you…
By Steven Manning FORT WAYNE—Thanks to an anonymous donor, Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Jr. Club INC. (MLK Club) will double the number of college scholarships it will award this year—and double the amount of the awards. MLK Jr. Club President Bennie Edwards, said the organization is pleased to add two more scholarships this year […]
An analysis of the recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Student Loan Ombudsman report concluded that private student loans (PSLs) are a risky and high-cost method to pay for a college education. PSLs comprised seven percent of student loans taken out last year and are 15 percent of the nation’s total outstanding student loan debt.
(GIN)—In a speech that examined the growing role for women in a rising Africa, Ghana’s former first lady also called for a critical look at formal western education. Mme. Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, wife of former Ghanaian President Jerry Rawlings, and head of the 31st December Women’s Movement, delivered her remarks recently at the Thunderbird School of Global Management, […]