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Tag: Honor Societies
Best & Brightest: ‘I Had to Succeed’
No one would fault Jemima Pierre-Jacques if she decided to put off her studies this past spring semester at Prince George’s Community College. The native Haitian was mourning the loss of her father, Jude Pierre-Jacques, and eight other relatives in Port-au-Prince, casualties along with thousands of the 7.0 earthquake that devastated Haiti in January.
June 13, 2010
AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES & EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY: Untangling The Web
You may face rejection and naysayers, but that voice that says “no” should not be inside of you.
January 6, 2010
Chantilly Pyramid Minority Student Achievement Committee Celebrates 25th Anniversary
Fostering academic accomplishment among students of color in a competitive school district, minority student achievement organization in Northern Virginia celebrates landmark anniversary.
November 8, 2009
Calif. Community Mourns Loss of Yale Grad Student
When those who knew her talk about Annie Le, they do so in superlatives best student they ever had, most dedicated volunteer, smartest teenager they’ve ever known.
September 15, 2009
Leander High graduate earns scholarship to purse biomedicine
Paul Gonzales, a 2009 Leander High School graduate, was one of 27 scholarship recipients honored Aug. 11 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin. According to Community Impact Newspaper, St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship Fund gives graduating high school seniors in Central Texas $4,000 per year for four years, to pay tuition at Texas universities […]
August 11, 2009
Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars 2009 – MALE FINALISTS
Sam Bradford, the starting quarterback for the University of Oklahoma football team, was selected as the 74th winner of the Heisman Memorial Trophy as the Most Outstanding College Football Player in the United States for 2008. During the past season Bradford completed 302 of his 442 passes, for 4,464 yards and 48 touchdowns while throwing […]
May 27, 2009
Voorhees College Names Romanian Student Valedictorian
Victorita Paun’s first name may mean “little victory,” but Saturday the Voorhees College co-ed will claim a big victory — being named the first non-Black valedictorian in the historically Black institution’s 112-year history.
May 7, 2009
Forgotten No More: Schools Cater To Transfers
For many new students, the first-year college experience is an academic and social buffet, a dizzying array of activities and opportunities to herald the passage into adulthood. Not so for transfer students, a growing but largely neglected group whose needs are as varied as the circumstances that bring them to campus in the first place.
January 7, 2009
UA Navajo Roommate Case Ends in Guilty Verdict
A young woman accused of stabbing her roommate to death in their University of Arizona dorm room could be sentenced to life in prison after being convicted Sept. 19 of first-degree murder.
September 29, 2008
Mazda Foundation Backs Scholarships at UNCP
The Mazda Foundation (USA), Inc., has renewed two four-year scholarships for American Indian students at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), the university announced.
September 9, 2008
Arthur Ashe Jr. 2008 Finalists
Cliff Hammonds, who led Clemson University to its best basketball season in years, has also impressed his architecture classmates and professors — so much so that they recently created a Citation for Excellence for the senior’s ability to squeeze in basketball practice between drafting architecture models throughout his four-year college career. “They actually made up […]
May 28, 2008
Mother, Daughter Graduate From Jackson State Together
Usually the graduate’s mother would be sitting in the stands beaming with pride and congratulating her daughter on receiving her undergraduate degree. But for one Jackson State University senior, she and her mother stood next to each other in the commencement line.
May 20, 2008
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