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Quettes of Iota Iota surprise St. Aug’s students
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Local volunteer groups showered St. Augustine’s students with a type of donation most people rarely think to give college campuses – toiletries. Members of the Quettes of Iota Iota, with help from the Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, presented the toiletries to female students in Weston Hall. Gifts included toothbrushes,
 
HBCU NEWS
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
N.C. CENTRAL NCCU’s Juvenile Justice Institute has been awarded a three-year grant totaling $897,840 to develop techniques for reducing rates of alcohol and drug abuse and HIV transmission among 18- to 24-year-olds. The initiative is known as the Campus Community Coalition and taps the expertise of five academic departments within NCCU and two
 
SCHOOL NEWS & NOTES
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
WAKE COUNTY • Myles of Great Hopes presents Proud of My Culture talent show Oct. 4, 5 to 9 p.m. at Sanderson High School, 5500 Dixon Drive. All proceeds will benefit funding a clean water well at the Ilbissil Township Primary School in Kajado, Kenya. DURHAM COUNTY • The Durham Public Schools’ School Nutrition Department won a $50,000
 
Block party unites Northeast Central Durham
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A community block party for Northeast Central Durham drew a crowd to North Driver Street for food, fun and activities. The block party focused on children, engaging them in different activities such as Zumba, face painting, and bike riding. The event was organized by Communities in Partnership, a group from Northeast Durham community that focuses on uniting
 
St. Aug’s legacy tour a hit with alumni, students
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
RALEIGH — Saint Augustine’s 2014 Legacy Tour will go down as a pivotal event that showcased the rich history of an institution that has shaped and molded thousands students from across the globe. On Sept. 20, SAU, founded in 1867 by 11 Episcopal priests, opened its doors to showcase how enriching the university has been for the past 147 years.
 
Nonprofit provides vehicles to families in need
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
RALEGH – Wheels4Hope celebrated its 14th anniversary at Pullen Park by giving away 14 cars. The nonprofit targets low-wage earners in Raleigh and Durham counties going through transitional periods in life. Recipients are responsible for title and transfer fees, and a one-time payment of $500 for their cars. “Our goal this year is to place 130
 
Start young to curb violent tendencies
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
DURHAM – Aggressive children are less likely to become violent criminals or psychiatrically troubled adults if they receive early intervention, says a new study based on more than two decades of research. These findings from researchers at Duke, Pennsylvania State and Vanderbilt universities and the University of Washington are based on the Fast
 
Childhood mentors have positive impact on career success
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
New research from North Carolina State University finds that young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers that gives them more responsibility and autonomy – ultimately putting them on a path to more financially and personally rewarding careers. “We wanted to look at the long-term impacts on mentees in
 

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Health screenings vital to black men

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NCCU alumnus next Winston-Salem State chancellor

DURHAM — An N.C. Central University alumnus and former dean has been elected Winston-Salem

Home school program for preschoolers comes to Wake County

RALEIGH – A child’s first learning experience is in the home. Sometimes parents need