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Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA -- The American Council on Education (ACE) announced today that Benedict College in South Carolina is a recipient of the 2019 ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. Presented at ACE2019, ACE’s 101st Annual Meeting, the award will be accepted by President Roslyn Clark Artis on behalf of Benedict College. The University of South Florida (USF) is the only other recipient of this award.

A new scholarship fund spearheaded by philanthropists and longtime Key Biscayne residents, William and Toby Rohrer, is helping more dreams come true while strengthening ties between two “Sister Cities” in Miami.

Today Precious Oden is a culinary student at MDC pursuing her dream of becoming a chef and restaurant owner. But as a former foster youth, Precious wasn’t sure how her dream would become a reality.

The Jamaican Association of Miami-Dade Educators (JADE) will be celebrating its 25th Year as a 501(3) C (non-profit), service and professional organization. Members and friends will commemorate the occasion with the Annual Scholarship Award Banquet and Dance on May 11, 2019, at Miami Marriot Dadeland Hotel, located at 9090 S. Dadeland Boulevard. This event will commence at 9:00 P.M. Once again, members will be recognizing and presenting some well deserving high school graduates with scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each in recognition of their scholastic achievement and community service.

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