NEW ORLEANS, LA – STEM NOLA is proud to partner with Obatala Sciences and CellSpring to engage at least a dozen high school students from the greater New Orleans area in a series of courses that will expose teens to careers in biotechnology startup companies. This extraordinary program focuses on providing high school students with exposure-rich, hands-on opportunities to engage deeply in work in the realm of STEM.
Miami,–Nearly 14,000 graduates from Miami Dade College's (MDC) eight campuses will earn degrees for the 2020-21 academic school year,continuing to demonstrate steady resolution and hard work despite the pandemic.Due to physical distancing requirements, only aportion of this year’s graduates will receive their diplomas at three Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, May 1, at Marlins Park.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada,– Students attending public schools in Grenada will be attending classes in the format established before the ministries of education and health adopted and enforced physical distancing protocol as measures to contain and control the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
MDC’s School of Science hosted a White Coat Ceremony to welcome a new class of Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences students on April 15 at North Campus. Dr. Nwadiuto Esiobu, U.S. Department of State Jefferson Science Fellow was keynote speaker. MDC President Madeline Pumariega and alumna Latonya Leshawn Gibbs also delivered remarks.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, – Students in the School of Arts and Science at St George’s University are planning a protest at the main entrance of the building to formally object to a decision made by the institution which stipulates that all students , faculty, staff and vendors must be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to be on the compound ahead of the start of classes in August.
The digital divide widened when Covid-19 confined students to virtual learning. The transition was smooth for those with access to technology and Wi-Fi service. Those on the other side of the digital divide faced a lifetime of under-achievement and the transfer of poverty from one generation to another. All the stakeholders in the educational system – students, parents, teachers, government, and alumni associations – therefore have challenges requiring urgent resolution.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) in-person graduation ceremonies, scheduled for June 1-9, will adhere to recommendations and protocols prioritizing health and safety guidelines established by the CDC and local health experts. This will allow families the opportunity to celebrate this resilient class of future leaders.
Miami - As part of Miami Dade College’s (MDC) ongoing commitment to equity and access for all students, MDC will launch the Rising Black Scholars Program, a groundbreaking initiative that will provide Black students graduating from high school in 2021 with free tuition for up to two years of study, creating a coherent academic and career pathway leading to an associate degree and increased earning potential. The program will kick-off on June 21, during the second six-week summer session.
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