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Bree Newsome to be Keynote Speaker for Shaw University MLK Celebration

Award-winning filmmaker, musician and activist has deep Shaw ties Raleigh, NC — (January 9, 2019) – Shaw University today announced that nationally known artist and social activist, Bree Newsome, will deliver the keynote address for the University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, on Thursday, January 23,

TSU Band Opens Up for Megan Thee Stallion

HOUSTON – Members of the Ocean of Soul drumline “The Funk Train” opened up for Houston hip-hop artist Megan Thee Stallion earlier this week, gracing the stage of White Oak Music Hall, courtesy of Red Bull. The evening’s line-up was truly all-Texas Southern University, as

Nov. 21 ED STEM briefing: The STEM Opportunity Index The next STEM

Nov. 21 ED STEM briefing: The STEM Opportunity Index The next STEMbriefing on November 21, 2pm-3pm, at the Department will feature theinteractive STEM Opportunity Index produced by the National Math-Science Initiative. The Index is based on the STEM Framework for Success which isa collection of

From Risk to Opportunity: Afterschool Programs Keep Kids Safe

report shows that the peak in juvenile crime on school days occurs between 2-6 p.m. and provides powerful examples of afterschool programs making a positive difference in young peoples lives, and lifts up law enforcement voices who see the influence programs can have in their

The Office of Educational Technology, in partnership with Digital Promise

Ed Tech Spotlights *, reviewed research literature on how technology canenrich STEM learning. They found nine ways that technology can helpstudents engage with these subjects which are highlighted in this newlyreleased report from the U.S. Department of Education InnovationSpotlights: Nine Dimensions for Supporting Powerful STEM

STEM learning Ecosystems

STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice* The 68+ STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP) met in Cleveland, OH with over 400 in attendance. The SLECoP team members participated in peer to peer learning and top-notch plenary sessions. I was fortunate to present alongside a

Lights On Afterschool 20th Annivarsary

Lights On Afterschool 20th Anniversary *The Afterschool Alliancecelebrated its 20th year of Lights On Afterschool with more than 10,000events honoring the 10 million young people served in afterschool programsacross the country.Highlights of the event can be found here [http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/loa.cfm?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=]. State by state data can be

The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

* “seeks tostrengthen teaching and research about pressing ethical issues; to fostersound norms of ethical reasoning and civic discussion; and to share thework of our community in the public interest. The Center stands at thecore of a well-established movement giving ethics a prominent place in

MEAC Announces 2020 Hall of Fame Class

NORFOLK, Va., Nov. 15, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced today the five members of its 2020 Hall of Fame Class. The inductees will be enshrined during an awards brunch on Thursday, March 12, starting with a welcome gathering at 9:30 a.m. at the Sheraton