Category : Education

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

In Memoriam: Norris Allen Edney Sr., 1936-2017

Norris Allen Edney Sr., a long-time faculty member who served as both acting president and interim president of Alcorn State University in Mississippi, died on August 26 at Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi. He was 81 years old. Dr. Edney join...

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Vanderbilt Begins $30 Million Initiative

NASHVILLE, TN — Vanderbilt University is inviting its alumni and supporters to play a leading role in expanding its world-class faculty with the Chancellor Chair Challenge, a yearlong, $30 million investment by the institution designed to create 30 n...

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Center for Financial Advancement to Launch at Fisk

By Hazel Trice Edney TriceEdneyWire.com — During the 2008 housing crisis, an estimated 7 million Americans lost their homes due to foreclosure. African-Americans were hit the hardest with a loss of nearly $200 billion, according to the Center for Res...

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Health care key to education for IPS schools

Last year, the front office staff at James Whitcomb Riley School 43 put Band-Aids on scrapes, stopped nosebleeds and handed out ice packs while wielding phone calls and visits from parents.

by Staff - 3 weeks ago

Stillman College Scholar Shares a Screenwriting Award

Linda Royster Beito, associate dean of arts and sciences at Stillman College in Alabama, will share first prize in the Alabama Writers’ Conclave 2017 Screenwriting Competition. She will share the ward with her husband, David Beito, a professor...