June 02, 2023

Howard University students assist at area schools

By Sylvester Brown Jr. As Lynn Squires, an English/Arts teacher at Washington EleMiddle School, walked into the room she shouted: “HU.” The 15 or so college students, each standing next to personalized poster boards, responded in unison: “U know!” The chant was a shared moment between Squires, a Howard University alumnus and HU students visiting


Research Group Visits Schools in Finland and Sweden

Courtesy of Bowie State University Doctoral students and faculty members from Bowie State’s Educational Leadership Department traveled to Finland and Sweden to conducti a comparative research analysis of the two Scandinavian nations’ educational systems to those in the United States. The research group visited public schools, colleges and universities in both countries to explore their


Talk of Racism Proves Thorny for G.O.P. Candidates of Color

By Jonathan Weisman Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina opened his presidential candidacy with a story of the nation’s bitter, racist past. It is one that he tells often, of a grandfather forced from school in the third grade to pick cotton in the Jim Crow South. A rival for the Republican nomination, Nikki Haley,

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Sociology Professor Teixeira-Pois Elected Rural Sociological Society VP

By Jackie Torok North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University associate sociology professor Stephanie Teixeira-Poit, Ph.D., has been elected vice president of the Rural Sociological Society (RSS). Her term begins in August. RSS, a professional social science association that promotes the generation, application, and dissemination of sociological knowledge, seeks to enhance the quality of rural


West Virginia State University Nursing Program Receives National Accreditation

Courtesy of West Virginia State University The Bachelor of Science in nursing program at West Virginia State University (WVSU) has received accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), a national accreditation agency for nursing programs. The CCNE granted WVSU’s program the maximum initial accreditation of five years following a rigorous onsite evaluation and


Doctors of Veterinary Medicine recognized during Tuskegee University 2023 spring commencement, oath ceremony

Courtesy of Tuskegee University The Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine (TUCVM) welcomed 58 new doctors of veterinary medicine into the profession on May 6 during the Graduate and Professional Schools formal ceremony in Chappie James Arena. But it was the Veterinary Medicine Oath ceremony that held the most excitement for the graduates. With this