Category: Education

Rare Bipartisan Internship for NC HBCU Students

Alma Adams and Mark Walker run a paid summer internship program. Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. Smith University, Read more »

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A-B Tech Culinary Team Preparing to Leave for National Competition

A-B Tech Community College’s Student Culinary Team will compete in the American Culinary Federation national competition July 9-13 in Orlando, Fla., after winning its 10th Read more »

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Johnson O. Akinleye Is New North Carolina Central University Chancellor

Chapel Hill, NC – Johnson O. Akinleye, who has served as interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University since January 2017, has been elected to Read more »

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Asheville Chapter of the Links Announces Scholarships Recipients

By Viola Spells – The Asheville Chapter of the Links has announced that two Asheville High School graduates, Ashley M. White and Nian W. Avery, Read more »

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Civil Rights Rollbacks at Education Department Trigger Challenges

By Charlene Crowell – U.S. Civil Rights Commission, 34 U.S. senators respond. The culmination of decades of vigilant struggles and sacrifices, civil rights legislation enacted Read more »

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MHU Graduate Receives Carolina Panthers Scholarship

The Carolina Panthers professional football team will recognize Carl Mattox at a game this August. Mattox is a recipient of the Foundation of the Carolinas Read more »

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Darryl Rhymes Performs Benefit Concert for MLK Jr. Youth Scholarship Fund

On May 27th at the Crowne Plaza Asheville, singer Darryl Rhymes delivered an “unforgettable” vocal performance in support of the Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Read more »

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UNC Asheville Africana Studies Chair, Agya Boakye-Boaten, Receives Fellowship

Agya Boakye-Boaten will travel to Ghana to collaborate with scholars on curriculum development. Associate Professor Agya Boakye-Boaten, chair of Africana Studies at UNC Asheville, has Read more »

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HBCU Internship Program Accepts 52 Students for 2017

Chapel Hill, NC—Fifty-two students from 10 of North Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been selected to participate in the North Carolina Governor’s Read more »

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Meet Lynn M. Morton, Eighth President of Warren Wilson College

Coed college started by women elects its first female president. Dr. Lynn M. Morton, who earned her Ph.D. in Renaissance literature from the University of Read more »

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