RAPPER JAY-Z LAUNCHES 2013 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM :: -- The deadline to apply is May 31, 2013. --
All high school seniors, undergraduate (2-year or 4-year) college students, and students at vocational or trade schools are eligible to apply. All applicants must be US citizens, 25 years old or younger, and have a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Founded in 2002 by Shawn Carter (Jay-Z) and his mother, Gloria Carter, the foundation has since given scholarships to over 750 students, totaling over $1.3 million dollars. Read in Full >>
MONTGOMERY COUNTY ANNOUNCES EVENTS FOR 2013 “RECYCLING AWARENESS WEEK”
The “Magic of Recycling” show, an interactive educational program on recycling and saving natural resources, will be presented to students in a number of private schools located in the County. Each school selected was identified by Division of Solid Waste Services (DSWS) staff for their outstanding recycling efforts. The program will motivate and educate students and school employees to participate in the County’s recycling program at school and at home. Read in Full >>
Prince Georges County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Volunteers Participate in Full Scale Exercise on Saturday May 18th
Prince George's County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers will take part in the Annual Appalachian Search & Rescue Conference Full Scale Exercise on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Green Ridge State Forest Park in Flintstone, Maryland. Twenty CERT volunteers will have an opportunity to practice their search and rescue skills as the scenario involves finding a lost family on the grounds of Green Ridge State Forest Park. Some of the CERT volunteers will participate as actors and actresses to role-play various scenarios, while others will participate on the search team. Read in Full >>
FREE Power to End Stroke Event - Saturday, May 18 and concert by Lisa Page Brooks, gospel artist
The American Stroke Association is working to save our people from this silent killer. We’ve put together an awesome FREE event with lots of activities, screenings, resources and food on May 18.
Also, enjoy a performance by Lisa Page Brooks, national gospel artist and spokesperson for the American Heart Association.
There's still time to RSVP! Call 410-637-4532 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Read in Full >>
4th Annual Celebrate Diversity Celebrate You Day :: NYC
Join us at the 4th Annual Celebrate Diversity Celebrate You Festival as we showcase various cultural expressions from different countries. There will be music workshops, an international art exhibition, free giveaways and health screenings, photo opts, workshops on Social Media, and much more. You will dance, sing, learn new things, make new friends and have the best fun of your life. Wear your International Hat for a chance to win a prize Read in Full >>
Vacation T.A.S. K.
Fellow educators, please share this event with your students ages 13-18. This could potentially be used as Service Learning Hours. Please encourage your student (or help them) to register on-line with this link: http://bit.ly/1632Olr Read in Full >>
SCHOLARSHIPS: Sean Carter Foundation
Sometimes, people just need the opportunity to be great. We created the scholarship foundation to be an opening of a door; the first step in a new direction. No one should be cheated out a chance at success just because they can’t continue their education. I want to do my part so anyone that really wants it has a chance to achieve their dream. -Shawn “JAY Z” Carter. Read in Full >>
President Barack Obama to Deliver Morehouse’s 129th Commencement on May 19th
“It was a wonderful announcement to make,” Wilson said later. “I’ve talked about this being a pivotal year for us. First, it is the 150th
anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, with that symbol being freedom; the 100th
anniversary of Morehouse being called Morehouse, and that symbol is identity; and the 50th
anniversary of “The Dream,” articulated by our most illustrious graduate, Martin Luther King Jr. ’48, and that symbol is the dream. And to add to that, we have, for the first time ever in our history, a visit by a sitting president of the United States, the most powerful person in the world. This is a great thing. And it is a rare thing.” Read in Full >>