MIAMI — School-based mental health services delivered by teachers and staff can significantly reduce mental health problems in elementary-aged children, according to a new study by researchers at FIU’s Center for Children and Families.

Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Wolfson Campus received an Honorable Mention for theGreen Cleaning Awardfor Schools & Universities, which recognizes education institutions for healthy and sustainable approaches to cleaning to protect health without harming the environment. MDC will also be profiled in an upcoming issue of the American School & University national magazine.

April 20 is the deadline to apply for The COMTO Fort Lauderdale 2018 Scholarship Program, which was designed to encourage minority high school students to consider a career in transportation and to support minority post-secondary education students majoring in a transportation-related field.

Jamaican Women of Florida (JWOF) continued its mission of preparing future leaders as they awarded four-year renewable scholarships to five college bound female students of Jamaica descent, at JWOF’s fourth (4th) annual Women’s Empowerment Conference held recently (Mar. 17) at the Jungle Island in Miami.  Here the scholarship recipients share a proud camera moment with corporate sponsors and JWOF team. 

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