Tag: education

Repsol presented four Lone Star College students its 2017 Student Innovation Award. The award recognizes local students for excellence in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

More than 80 percent of the state’s fifth grade students successfully passed the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) mathematics test and more than three-quarter of the state’s eighth graders successfully passed the STAAR reading test

Formerly known as Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, Spelman College opened its doors for African-American women on April 11, 1881. Ranked as the number one historically black college in the United States, Spelman College is the first, oldest, private, and liberal arts historically black college opened to African-American women.

We agree that there should be a spirit of giving back during the busy week of Super Bowl! Super Bowl Gospel Celebration, volunteers from Generation Hope, an outreach of Joel Osteen Ministries, and other community partners will host an indoor “Super-Size Tailgate Party” for the homeless women and children at Houston’s Star of Hope Mission.

There has been a popular debate over the longstanding PWI versus HBCU conversation. Predominately white institutions or PWIs are the institutions that have a student body made up of predominately non-black students. HBCUs, or historically black colleges and universities, serve the black student population in achieving the same success as their white counterparts. What do you think?