UNCSA Humanities Professor Wins Statewide Poetry Award

By Staff Joseph Mills, a professor of humanities at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is the recipient of the Roanoke-Chowan Award for Poetry for his most recent collection of poetry, “This Miraculous Turning.” The prize is awarded annually by the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association […]

by · October 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, UNCSA
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Forsyth Tech & Fallen Linemen Foundation Provide Scholarships to College’s Thriving Lineman Program

By Staff Forsyth Tech’s Electrical Linemen Program, located at the college’s Northwest Forsyth Center in King, is earning a national reputation for its affordability, top-notch instruction, state-of-the-art facilities and job placement statistics. And thanks to scholarships made available through the Fallen Linemen Foundation, a limited number of qualified students each […]

by · October 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Forsyth Tech
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Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board to Replace Outgoing Member

By Carissa Joines The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education has announced the process they will use to appoint a new board member to fill the seat vacated by Jeannie Metcalf with her resignation on September 22nd. Metcalf, the vice-chairman of the Board, resigned after more than 20 years on the […]


Voya Financial Honors Winston-Salem Teacher with $2,000 Voya Unsung Heroes Grant for Innovative Teaching Program

By Staff In September, Voya Financial, a leading provider of retirement plans for educators, announced today that Jeffrey Griffin, a teacher at Career Center, has received a $2,000 grant as part of the company’s 2015 Unsung Heroes awards competition. Through the Voya Unsung Heroes program, Voya Financial awards grants to […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Education, Features
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Orange is the New Black’s Laverne Cox to Speak at WFU

By Staff   LGBTQ advocate, television producer, and Emmy nominated Actress Laverne Cox, best known for her portrayal of Sophia Burset on the Netflix television series “Orange is the New Black”, will lecture at Wake Forest University on Monday, Oct. 5 in Wait Chapel at 7pm. The event will be […]

by · September 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
UNCSA Hosts Second Annual Community Festival

UNCSA Hosts Second Annual Community Festival

by Staff   A fried pickle contest and an original opera outreach production are among the offerings for the Second Annual 50th Anniversary Community Festival at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA), scheduled for 10:30am to 3pm on Saturday, Sept. 26 on the campus at 1533 […]

by · September 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
Crosby Scholars Program Continues Legacy, Seeks New Applicants

Crosby Scholars Program Continues Legacy, Seeks New Applicants

by Kerri Hughes   The Crosby Scholars Program was founded in 1986 in Winston-Salem and was originally connected to the Crosby National Celebrity Golf Tournament when it moved to the Camel City. Initially started to encourage students to stay in school and stay drug-free, it now serves more than 9,000 […]

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Fire Safety Competition Encourages Greater Caution on College Campuses

By Kerri Hughes   September is Campus Fire Safety Month and this year, several companies are trying to raise awareness on college campuses. The National Fire Protection Association, The Center for Campus Fire Safety, the University of New Haven Fire Science Club and Domino’s are hosting a national campaign and […]


Wake Forest Law Graduates Top Overall North Carolina Bar Exam Passage Rate

By Staff Wake Forest Law graduates had the highest overall bar passage rate (which includes repeaters) at 83% among North Carolina law schools for the North Carolina bar exam in July 2015. That’s compared with a state overall passage rate of 58%, according to the North Carolina Board of Law […]

by · September 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest
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“But then, just for the hell of it, you decide to up the ante”- Review- Graham Hancock’s Magicians of the Gods

Dr. Jon Epstein Greensboro College Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice In “Magicians of the Gods”, investigative journalist, and archaeological gadfly, Graham Hancock follows up his investigations into humanities deepest history first presented in the 1995 bestseller “Fingerprints of the Gods”. As in its’ predecessor, “Magicians of the Gods” poses […]

by · September 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Columns, Education, Features, Guests