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Bronx Woman Receives $25K Fellowship For Peacemaking Work

A Bronx woman has been named one of five winners of the 2nd annual Peace First Prize at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.

 

Drop Everything And Read Day At The Bronx Library Center

Every so often I like to give myself a Drop Everything And Read (D.E.A.R.) Day. I find it to be a great de-stressor....
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Law Firm Adopts Bronx Charter School

White & Williams LLP is helping to fund the Reading Partners literacy program at the Hyde Leadership Charter School on Bryant Avenue....
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Tiffany Tavarez Gets Mariano Rivera Scholarship

A New York Yankees legend is helping one Bronx teen begin her college career. ...
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Bronx Triangle’s Sixth Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony

Bronx Triangle’s sixth annual scholarship awards ceremony was held at Eastwood Manor Supper Club in Bronx with families and friends of nine Bronx Triangle scholarship recipients as they prepare to be accepted into colleges of their choice and pursue their degrees....
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Thomas Sowell: Moral Bankruptcy

If you want to get some idea of the moral bankruptcy of our educational system, read an article in the May 4th issue of the New York Times Magazine titled, “The Tale of Two Schools.”...
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Fordham Football Starts Mentoring Program

Having to balance a full class load along with athletic responsibilities can be tough for most students-athletes....
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Bronx Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing Program Ranks No. 1

The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) Program of Bronx Community College's Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Department has been named number one among New York State's 77 practical nursing programs and schools....
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Mercy College’s Annual Bronx Leadership Awards

Mercy College is hosting the College’s annual Bronx Leadership Awards Reception Thursday, March 20, 2014....
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'Art Force Five' To Bring Message Of Non-Violence To Bronx Schools

Alfred University (AU) students wearing colorful “superhero” disguises will spend their spring break spreading a positive message of equality and non-violence throughout Bronx....
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Dr. Schoenberg Named Chair At Albert Einstein

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, have named Mark Schoenberg, MD, professor and university chair of the department of urology. He will assume his new position in April 2014....
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Nonprofit Organization Teaches Bronx Students How To Perform

One nonprofit organization is taking Broadway from Manhattan into Bronx schools....
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Raychell Vélez Wins Bronx SciFest

Raychell Vélez, a senior at Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics High School, took the top prize for her research on the effects of acidity and salinity in plant growth at Lehman’s second annual Bronx SciFest, held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. The prize includes a four-year scholarship to Lehman College, a cash prize, and a chance to compete at the New York City Science and Engineering (NYCSE) Fair....
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Northern Oklahoma College Homecoming King Is From Bronx

Hunter Aubrey of Moore and Manny Mendez, Bronx, NY, were crowned Northern Oklahoma College Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of the Mavericks vs. Murray State College basketball game February 13, 2014....
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Budding Scientists Prepare For 2nd Annual Bronx SciFest

Lehman College will host its second annual Bronx SciFest on Wednesday, February 26, 2014....
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Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Retains Strong Funding

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University ranked among the top fifth of medical schools in securing research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2013....
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PS 55 Turns 100

P.S. 55 celebrated its 100th birthday today in Claremont....
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Tuckahoe High School Students Participate In 'Big Bronx' Debate

The Tuckahoe High School Debate Team competed in multiple categories in the 43rd annual installment of the New York City Invitational sponsored by the Bronx High School of Science earlier this semester....
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Malala Yousafzai Honored At St. Raymond Academy

Students at St. Raymond Academy, an all-girl school in Bronx, honored a young Pakistani girl for her role in fighting for equal educational rights for women....
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Hyundai Supports Math In Bronx

Hyundai Motor America has awarded a grant to support the expansion of the Spatial-Temporal (ST) Math program from MIND Research at six public schools in Bronx....
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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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Maria Perez

reports on the Highbridge section of Bronx. Before enrolling in Columbia’s journalism school, she reported for some of the most widely circulated Spanish newspapers (ABC, El Mundo), as well as for Agencia EFE newswire and the British Medical Journal, covering local news, social issues, science, health, culture and the environment. Born in Madrid, she graduated from a Madrid university in law and journalism and she also holds an MBA. Before coming to the USA, she lived in Spain, the United Kingdom and Israel.