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Student Athlete of the Week: Sydney Blevins
March 21, 2019
Sophomore Sydney Blevins became team captain of the Hamilton Yankees girls basketball team for this past season. Not only did she help the team during their Open division playoff run, he was with the varsity team last season to help the team win a division II City Section championship. ... read more »
Defying the Odds Black History Educational Experience, Kinecta Federal Credit Union Empowered African American Male Students
March 18, 2019
Centinela Valley Union High School District students learned the post-high school life skills needed to handle the unique challenges in today's society  ... read more »
Successful Meeting On LGBTQ Issues Held Feb. 21, 2019
March 15, 2019
Making the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and its nine colleges more hospitable and responsive to LGBTQ students, faculty and staff was the topic of a meeting recently chaired by LACCD Board of Trustees member David Vela.  Joining the meeting was District Chancellor Francisco Rodriguez, Ph.D.; Mr. Eddie Martinez, Executive Director of the Latino Equity Alliance and representatives for the District’s employee and faculty labor groups. ... read more »
UNCF Celebrates 75 Years of Investing in Better Futures at National DC Gala
March 15, 2019
During an historic night—in more ways than one—UNCF (United Negro College Fund) celebrated its 75th anniversary at its national UNCF “A Mind is…” Gala in Washington, DC, March 7. The event helped the storied organization reach new fundraising heights, raising more than it ever has during a single event—$3.4 million—for UNCF’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The event, whose title echoes the group’s iconic motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,”® celebrated the founding of the organization by Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) president Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson with backing from corporate leaders led by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Coca Cola President Robert W. Woodruff. ... read more »
Kinecta Federal Credit Union Announces its 2019 ‘Youth Scholarships and Teaching Grants for Grow’ Program
March 14, 2019
Eight $2,000 Scholarships to Help Full-Time Students to Make Higher Education a Reality and Six $2,000 Grants for Teachers to Bolster Instruction and Classroom Projects   ... read more »
Cash for College Wraps up at West LA College 
March 14, 2019
The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) wrapped up its Cash for College program campaign on Saturday, March 2, at West Los Angeles Community College (WLACC).  ... read more »
McKenna Hosts LAUSD Student Health Meeting 
March 14, 2019
Moving to highlight the potential dangers to academic success, Dr. George J. McKenna III convened the “Let’s Talk Student Health” town hall meeting on March 9.    ... read more »
Clippers Invite Young Girls to “Captain Marvel” Screening
March 14, 2019
In honor of Women’s History month, the Clippers Mentorship Assist Program invited 100 girls to an exclusive viewing of “Captain Marvel” at L.A. Live. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Princess Sparks
March 14, 2019
Since her freshman year at Dorsey, Princess Sparks has been playing on the varsity girls basketball team. As a junior, she helped the team reach the Division II City Section championship. ... read more »
Mothers In Action Hosts 3rd Annual ‘Read Across America Day’
March 7, 2019
On March 1, 2019, Mothers In Action hosted their 3rd Annual “Read Across America Day” at two local schools, Danny J. Bakewell Sr Primary Center and Marcus Garvey School.  ... read more »
Local Organization ‘Change the Tune’ Reimagines South L.A.  
March 7, 2019
Charli Kemp has always been infatuated with music and cooking and how these activities bring people together. During the summer of 2017, Kemp’s two passions would intertwine creating her ideal non-profit Change the Tune.  ... read more »
Jemel Hill and LZ Granderson Speak at USC
March 7, 2019
The USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism hosted a conversation event called “Waking Up with Jemel Hill and LZ Granderson,” where the two notable sports journalists talked about their careers and current news topics. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Cooper
March 7, 2019
Ohio State Buckeyes junior defensive end Johnathan Cooper found ways to pursue his academic goals while being a skilled contributor to a nationally ranked football program. ... read more »
The Inauguration of Whittier College President Linda Oubré 
March 7, 2019
The Poet community came together this past Saturday to celebrate the inauguration of Linda Oubré as the 15th President of Whittier College.  Filled with hundreds of students, alumni, faculty, elected officials, and invited guests, the Graham Athletics Center (GAC) was dressed in black velvet drapery, elegant lighting, and festive purple banners proudly displaying the College’s seal.   ... read more »
University Inaugurates Thomas A. Parham as 11th President 
March 7, 2019
Words of admiration and promise filled the Loker Student Union Grand Ballroom as California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) celebrated the investiture of President Thomas A. Parham on Feb. 8.  ... read more »
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