Thursday, January 28, 2021
The Home Depot announced the launch of its 2017 Retool Your School Grant Program, offering Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) an opportunity to apply for grants to use toward creating sustainable renovations and additions to their campuses. This year, The Home Depot introduced two ways to enter the Retool...
Indiana University Northwest’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs invites the campus and community to celebrate Black History Month with a series of cultural events spotlighting African American arts and culture. Film: “Race Against Prime Time” 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15 Savannah Center, Rooms 205/206 This is one of the first films...
By Michelle Bass, Gary Crusader Students at Indiana University Northwest Medical School expressed thanks and appreciation to donors by offering a memorial service held this past Friday, January 27. “We didn’t have anything like this and I found some of the things being done was disrespectful,” stated Dr. Talarico. Prior...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Doris Newby-Armstrong said after graduating from Roosevelt High School many years ago she had no intentions of going to college, but when the opportunities came she took them. Now at 75 years old this recent graduate says she understands why people say, “it’s never...
Contributed By: The 411 News With the school superintendent in the hospital and the financial advisor checking in by phone, both were far away from harsh criticism they would have faced if they had been in the same room with school board members at Tuesday’s night’s session. An expired insurance policy...
Thirteen students from Ivy Tech Community College’s Northwest region were among those honored recently through the Ivy Tech Student Leadership Academy. A total of 160 students from across the state were recognized at a ceremony Dec. 9 at the Conrad Hotel in Indianapolis. The Ivy Tech Student Leadership Academy is a...
More than 600 Hoosier students have applied for a new college scholarship that pays up to $7,500 annually for 200 individuals who commit to teaching in Indiana for five years after graduation. Authored by House Speaker Brian Bosma, the Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship was established with bipartisan support...
Attorney Barbara A. Bolling-Williams, Katie Hall Educational Foundation Board Member and Indiana State President, NAACP will deliver the keynote address on behalf of Chairman and CEO Junifer Hall, JD, MPA, MBA at the “Annual MLK Unity Walk and Program” scheduled for Sunday, January 15, 2017, at 3 p.m. The...
Indiana University Northwest’s Departments of African American and African Diaspora Studies and Minority Studies in partnership with the Office of Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, invites the campus and community to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, IU Northwest welcomes Joy DeGruy, Ph.D.,...
By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Skye Wilford spent a lot of time travelling back and forth to Indianapolis, IN with her father Rev. Richard Wilford taking her brother Angelo to Riley Children’s Hospital for treatments he had to take for his cancer. She was always by his side even...