‘Reading, Rappin’ & Having Fun

Hundreds of kids attend ‘Cornbread’ event at Midtown center BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF There were squeals of delight and plenty of giggles the afternoon of July...

Backpacks and school supplies will be given out to local schoolkids starting Saturday

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Free backpacks filled with school supplies will be given away to Daytona Beach residents during the eighth annual Mayor’s Backpack Giveaway. The...

Even though Blacks borrow more for college, enrollment declines

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Recognizing that a college degree is one of the surest paths to a job and economic security, Black...

University offers free tuition to Charleston victim’s children

BY ZENITHA PRINCE SPECIAL TO THE NNPA The massacre of nine congregants in an African-American church in Charleston, S.C., by a self-proclaimed White supremacist has been...

How to prevent student ‘summer slide’

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – As students slip into their summer vacations, it’s up to families to make sure they don’t slip into...

Summer work program in New Smyrna Beach exposed teens to volunteerism, job readiness, college...

Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church in New Smyrna Beach established a Save our Sons & Daughters Youth Summer Work Program to share with local youth...

Tanzania replaces English with Swahili as official school language

NNPA NEWS SERVICE Back in April, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete’s administration announced that Kiswahili (Swahili) will be the primary language used in his country’s schools....

Retired B-CU vice president Dr. Shirley Lee dies at 96

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Shirley B. Lee, retired executive vice president of Bethune-Cookman University, died June 21 at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Daytona...

STEM majors receiving up to $25,000 a year for college

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – When Morgan Grayned opened the envelope from the Buick Achievers’ scholarship program and learned that she would receive...

B-CU is named third best HBCU in country

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF College Choice, a publication that helps students select the best educational choices based on their needs, desires and future plans,...

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