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Hundreds Of NYC Students Meet Clean-Tech Aviation Pioneers & Tour Plane

Today, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle- and high-school students joined Covestro and Swiss Consulate representatives at JFK International Airport to welcome the history-making Solar Impulse airplane (Si2)—and the clean-tech pioneers who conceived it—to New York. The plane flew into NYC on Saturday, marking the final U.S. stop in the first solar-powered flight around the world.

 

2nd Annual NYC "10 Under 20: Young Innovators To Watch" Awards

CE Week, New York City's largest consumer electronics (CE) and technology event, announces today the winners of the 2nd annual "10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch" award competition....
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Lawrence Jaeger Announces Scholarship Awards For Bronx High School Students

The Lawrence Jaeger Award for Scholastic Achievement created by Lawrence Jaeger, a well-respected New York City Dermatologist and owner of Advanced Dermatology Associates will be presented at the awards and graduation ceremonies at Bronx Latin School and the Bronx High School for Science....
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A New Bronx Tale - Manhattan College Mini Baja Competes In Rochester/Palmyra, NY

The Bronx has produced its share of heroes and notable teams—sports and otherwise—no doubt. But, did you know that the “Birthplace of Hip Hop” produces a racing team that designs and builds its own car? The Manhattan College Mini Baja Club is no ordinary extracurricular activity....
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Alissa Mori Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship

Alissa Mori of Bronx, New York has been awarded a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship worth up to $40,000 annually, the foundation announced today. Alissa is a senior at Fieldston School and will be attending Columbia University/Barnard College....
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Bronx Student Named To Dean's Honor Roll At Fort Hays State University

Samantha Dorn, Bronx (10474), earned a place on the spring 2016 Dean's Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan. Dorn is a freshman majoring in tourism and hospitality management....
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P.S. 69 Journey Prep School In Bronx Sets Example For School Sustainability Effort

P.S. 69 Journey Prep School, an elementary school in Bronx, NY, has been selected as a recipient of the Green Flag Award, a national honor given only to top schools who show exceptional leadership, education and action on school and community environmental issues....
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Gala Ribbon Cutting on NYC’s First-Ever Elementary-Workforce Development School

Dr. Betty Rosa, New York State Schools Chancellor and Ruben Diaz, Jr., Bronx Borough President, today cut the ribbon to officially open the National Health, Wellness and Learning Center, a first-of-its-kind,state-of-the-art facility housed within Community School (CS) 55, a 100-plus year old school in South Bronx....
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Education Through Aviation

The Bronx Blue Angels model aviation club has the pleasure to invite you to a fun educational career day....
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South Bronx Middle School Become First NYC Junior Ambassadors To The UN

On Monday, a 7th grade social studies classroom from the St. Ignatius School of the South Bronx was the first group of NYC Junior Ambassadors program participants to receive their curated tour of the United Nations! In a partnership with the NYC Department of Education, the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, the United Nations, and the United Nations Foundation, the Mayor's Office for International Affairs created NYC Junior Ambassadors -- an exciting initiative focused on engaging 7th graders in all five boroughs of New York City to see themselves as global citizens through a connection with the United Nations....
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Bronx Middle School To Host Middle School Quality Initiative Debate Tournament

On Saturday, March 5th, middle school debaters from across New York City will convene at Thomas C. Giordano Middle School 45 in the Fordham section of the Bronx to debate whether military recruiters should be allowed on high school campuses....
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Bronx Students Win Big At Final Middle School Debate Tournament

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, IN-Tech Academy hosted the last middle school debate tournament of 2015....
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Watch Retailer Provides Bronx-Based Community Center With Time Learning Workshop And Free Watches For Children

Recent study shows that over 70% of children can’t tell the time on an analog clock....
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Touro College of Pharmacy Students Win Top Awards at National Pharmaceutical Association Conference

Student leaders from Touro College of Pharmacy (TCOP) walked away with numerous top awards and scholarships at the conclusion of the 2015 Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) national conference held in July in Orlando, Florida....
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Harlem RBI Will Host Two Girls Day Celebrations

Harlem RBI will host two Girls Day celebrations for program recruitment at the South Bronx and East Harlem locations on Sunday, April 26, 2015 and Sunday, May 3, 2015 (rain date May 17) respectively from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ...
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A Night Of Music & Community In South Bronx

Dozens of children and their families gathered at PS 55 in the Bronx on Thursday for an evening of music with an international twist....
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Empowerment Boot Camp For Girls

Some of the best and brightest young Bronx women got a makeover in Mott Haven....
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Bronx Math Teacher Wins Sloan Award

A Bronx math teacher won the prestigious Sloan Award for teaching excellence....
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Bronx Organization For Learning Differences Holds Its 2nd Annual Fall Harvest Festival

Bronx Organization for Learning Differences (BOLD), a special education preschool program for children ages three to five, held their second annual Fall Harvest Festival on October 31, 2014....
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Bronx Community College Opens Geospatial Technology Center

The Bronx Community College of the City University of New York October 3, 2014 held a ribbon cutting ceremony to launch the Geospatial Technology Center of the CREST Institute, a collaboration between BCC and the CUNY Remote Sensing Earth System Institute....
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Nearly 50 Low-Income NYC Parents Have Earned Certificates Allowing Them To Work In Early Head Start Programs

Today, the NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) announced that nearly 50 parents of children enrolled in ACS Head Start have earned their Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate through a program launched by the City in 2016, allowing them to work with children in the EarlyLearn Early Head Start and Head Start programs.
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Two Lehman College Choruses Now Accepting New Members

Here is some good news for aspiring and seasoned vocalists alike: two Lehman College choruses are accepting new members for the spring semester.
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Four Years Later: HBCU Advocacy In New York

In December 2014, I finished the first half of my undergraduate freshmen. I was studying African and African American Studies at Claflin University.
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Lehman English Professor Siraj Ahmed To Receive Prestigious MLA Award

Lehman College English professor Siraj Ahmed is the recipient of the Modern Language Association of America’s 26th annual Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies for his book “The Archaeology of Babel: The Colonial Foundation of the Humanities.”
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & AT&T Host Annual Chess Challenge

Earlier today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., AT&T and Chess in the Schools co-hosted the Bronx Borough President’s Annual Chess Challenge at the Bronx County Building’s Veterans’ Memorial Hall.
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Five Ways To Protect Your Private Information Online

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today shared five ways for taxpayers to protect their private information online.
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BP Diaz Hosts “Fathers & Youth In Unity” Community Conversation

On Tuesday, November 27, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Bronx Fathers Taking Action co-hosted “Fathers & Youth in Unity,” a community conversation on a variety of issues surrounding fatherhood and youth in Bronx and across the five boroughs.
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Bronx Students To Speak With Astronaut Aboard Space Station

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor, currently orbiting Earth as part of the International Space Station’s Expedition 57 crew, will answer questions from students at Bronx’s University Prep Charter High School at 11:05 a.m. EST Friday, November 16.
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“As I Continue To Beat The Drum For HBCUs”

My name is Dennis Richmond, Jr. and I am the 23-year-old Founder and Director of The New York - New Jersey Historically Black College and University Initiative.
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BP Diaz Calls For Changes To School Tech Regulations

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is calling for urgent amendments to Directive 10, an out-of-date set of rules that prevents city public schools from purchasing portable technology such as such as Apple iPads, Google Chromebooks, Samsung Galaxy Tablets and Amazon Kindles.

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Diane A. Thompson, MD, MS

is a physician and radio host of Health Talk with Dr. Diane, MD at blogtalkradio.com/drdianethompson. She has been in the healthcare field for over 20 years, first as a registered nurse, then as a nurse practitioner, and now as a physician. She is an author, a health and empowerment speaker, a wellness coach, an esthetic specialist, and holds a certificate in sports nutrition. Dr. Diane, MD may be contacted at DrDianeThompson.com , via social media at facebook.com/DrDianeAThompson or via e-mail at Dr.DianeThompson@gmail.com.