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(Black PR Wire) SAN FRANCISCO– Alto Pharmacy (“Alto”), a patient-centric telehealth pharmacy committed to health and well being, today announced a three-year partnership with the Howard University College of Pharmacy (“HUCOP”). Under the program, Alto will contribute $450,000 to support scholarships for approximately five students each of the three years. This builds on an existing […]

Students at Howard University are rejoicing after hear the good news and that is  that alumna Phylicia Rashad has been appointed dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts. The former star of The Cosby Show and current star of “This Is Us” will begin her role on July 1.   The esteemed actress graduated […]

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Howard University soared to No. 80 on the latest U.S. News & World Report 2021 rankings list of the best national universities as evaluated on 17 measures of academic quality, including first-year student retention, graduation rates, strength of the faculty and alumni giving. The achievement marks the University’s best record to date.   […]

Source: Scott Olson / Getty(Black PR Wire) Former President Barack Obama will be holding a televised graduation event for the high school class of 2020, most of whom are missing their in-person graduations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Separately, Barack and Michelle Obama will be hosting a virtual commencement celebration in June for the class of 2020. […]

Source: The Piney Woods School / The Piney Woods SchoolA new report by EPI Economist Emma García and Research Associate Elaine Weiss finds that schools are finding it increasingly difficult to attract and retain staff, which are both due to a growing teacher shortage and adding to the shortage. Teachers are leaving their schools and the profession at […]

ATLANTA, Aug. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Beyoncé Knowles-Carter and Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter announce a new scholarship program that will award one exceptional senior high school student, with financial needs, 100K to put toward their enrollment in a college or university for the academic year 2018-2019. The award will serve as a dedicated university-based fund for each […]

Dr. Steve Perry is a former principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford Connecticut, a school that sees 100% of its predominantly low-income students off to four year institutions. Dr. Steve Perry is revolutionizing education in America. He says it is a blessing when you have the opportunity to help a child discover who […]

Cheryl Harris, who is an Allstate Education Sponsor, tells Erica Campbell and GRIFF all about the “Quotes for Education Program.” The program encourages people to support alumnus and others who care about HBCUs to help keep students entering and graduating, by securing scholarship money to help them do so.   Cheryl explains that Allstate has […]

A 10-year-old student mows lawns to help his mom pay for school supplies. He inspired others to help kids in need get ready for school.

Education is the key to success irrespective of your zip code. The U.S Department of Education is offering an “experiment” that will allow low-income students to get grants to take college courses while still in high school. Germanna Community College has plans to participate in the “Dual Enrollment Pell Experiment” and is among 44 colleges […]

Parents, Educators, and Community Listen Up! Today, Sheriff C.T. Woody, Jr. and the Richmond City Sheriff’s office will partner with several local bar associations and Richmond Public Schools to present the Rule of Law Program to students in middle and high schools. The Rule Law Programs will expose students to various branches of government and […]

The video, which shows the unidentified officer slapping the teenager twice -- loud enough to hear the impact -- before kicking he or she as they walk down the stairs, has prompted the suspension of both officers involved in the incident.