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UNCSA Film Alumnus Wins Cinematography Award

By Staff Harper Alexander, a 2014 graduate of the School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is the winner of the Linwood Dunn Heritage Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Cinematography from the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC). Alexander, of South Thomaston, Maine, was recognized […]

by · July 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA

Pope Foundation Makes Two-Year $52,000 Gift to Forsyth Tech

By Staff Forsyth Tech has announced that the Lawrence E. Pope Foundation is giving the college a gift of $52,000, which will be distributed over a two-year period and used to update and expand the college’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology program. A presentation of the initial grant check in […]

by · July 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Forsyth Tech

Accrediting Agency Removes Public Sanction from UNCSA

by Staff On Friday, University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) announced that the board of trustees of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has removed the school from a public sanction. The SACSCOC board removed UNCSA from “warning” – which is the lesser […]

by · July 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, UNCSA
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WSSU Receives $400,000 Grant to Reduce Teen Pregnancy in Montgomery County

By Staff Winston-Salem State University  has received a $400,000 grant to support an evidence-based program designed to reduce teen pregnancy in Montgomery County, N.C. The study, a partnership between WSSU and Montgomery County schools, is directed at middle school students and is funded by the North Carolina Department of Health […]

by · July 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
youth grant presentation

Bank of America Foundation Contributes to Goodwill Youth Program

By Staff Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina is pleased to announce a grant from the Bank of America Foundation, the charitable giving arm of Bank of America.  The $4,000 grant will be used to support the participation of youth in paid workplace mentoring through the eLink Youth Program. Goodwill […]

by · June 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features

WSSU Motorsports Management Program Will Bring Racing to Kids – Free Camp

By Staff With the help of Matt Murphy, the 13-year-old racing sensation, the Motorsports Management Program at Winston-Salem State University will introduce young people to the many sides of racing at two Diversity in Motion Initiative camps in July. The camps, which are free and open to local students from […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, WSSU
phyllis weatherly rosner with beluga

SciWorks presents Ocean Commotion Day on June 28

By Staff SciWorks is inviting their visitors “dive into the wonders and mysteries of the sea” at Ocean Commotion Day on Saturday, June 28 from 1:00-5:00pm. Interactive stations around the museum will feature activities, crafts, and demonstrations for all ages which will illustrate the ways in which the ocean shapes the […]

by · June 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Features, Just For kids
summit school

Summit School Receives $25,000 to Establish Endowment

By Staff Dr. Tuncer Cebeci has made a gift of $25,000 to Summit School to establish an endowment fund in memory of his late wife, Sylvia Holt Cebeci, a Summit School alumna from the class of 1956. Dr. Cebeci, a resident of Long Beach, CA, has designated that this endowment […]

WFU Museum of Anthropology Offers “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent”

WFU Museum of Anthropology Offers “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent”

By Staff   Wake Forest University’s Museum of Anthropology (MOA) has opened a new long-term exhibit entitled “A Glimpse of Africa: Five Cultures from the Continent,” which explores the remarkable cultural diversity found in Africa. The selected artifacts, ranging from ceramics to textiles, offer an in-depth examination of five African […]

by · June 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Colleges & Univ, Education, Wake Forest