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Five Miami Dade College Students Receive Benjamin Gilman Scholarships

Miami, - Miami Dade College (MDC) students Angelo Douillon, Aries Wilson, Izamara Zamora, Samuel Salazar and Taniyah Holmes have been selected to participate in the prestigious U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. They will join undergraduate students representing 307 colleges and universities across the U.S. who will study or intern in 87 countries through the end of 2021.

Angelo Douillon

FIU Partners With Barnes & Noble College to Provide Affordable Book Package to Students

Florida International University has partnered with Barnes & Noble College to launch the Panther Book Pack, bringing students an innovative, cost-effective alternative to purchasing books. Panther Book Pack will allow undergraduate students to rent all required course materials for a reduced, per semester subscription charge. It is anticipated that the Panther Book Pack can generate considerable savings to FIU undergraduate students.

More Than 15,000 MDC Students Earned Degrees During the 2019-20 Academic Year

Miami, – More than 15,000 graduates from Miami Dade College’s (MDC) eight campuses earned degrees during the 2019-20 academic school year, demonstrating unwavering dedication and hard work as they completed their studies amid a global pandemic. A portion of those students will receive their diplomas at five Commencement Ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 12.

COVID Anxiety and Back-To-School Worries

As schools transition back to in‑person learning, you and your kids may be facing some anxiety regarding the COVID‑19 pandemic. Tune in and learn how to teach your child to navigate these unprecedented times — both at school and at home — at our upcoming Parental Guidance (PG) seminar, a virtual initiative hosted by UHealth Jackson Children’s Care and Miami Mom Collective. Our panel will offer valuable tips to help you and your family adapt to this “new normal.”

100 Miramar Students Receiving Service Through Internet Essentials Program

Miramar, Florida – Nearly every school within the City of Miramar has more than 40% of its students in the low-income category, according to Mayor Wayne Messam, who has teamed up with Comcast to provide Internet service to 100 students through the end of the school year as part of Comcast’s Internet Essentials Partnership Program. This initiative is one of many the Mayor has launched to support families in his community.

The Gift of Black Theological Education & Black Church Collaborative kicks off

The Gift of Black Theological Education & Black Church Collaborative enhances the Historically Black Theological Institutions (HBTI) and the Black Church. The Black Church has been at the center of Black culture for more than 200 years, as well as one of the ways to combat systemic racism and other social ills. The HBTIs are founded to address the Black Church.

Dr. Eddie S. Claude Jr.

CDC Urged to Prioritize Teachers, School Staff for Coronavirus Vaccine

An Alliance Of Labor organizations and trade groups representing teachers, principals and support staff is pressuring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prioritize access to a coronavirus vaccine for the country's 5 million public school employees as the first approved immunizations hit the market in the U.S.

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