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Students get hands on lesson in skilled trades

February 23, 2023

Jackson Middle School 8th grader, Ny’jah Oakley, used a power drill for the first time and helped build a picnic table on Friday during a career day highlighting skilled trades. “It was fun. I’ve never built anything like this before. It turns out that it was easier than what it seems like when you see […]

Bennett College visits the location of its founding: St. Matthews United Methodist Church

February 9, 2023

As Bennett College approaches its 150th anniversary, Bennett Belles and administration paid homage to the academic institution’s beginnings with a visit to St. Matthews United Methodist Church on Sunday, Jan. 22. This history of Bennett College can be traced back to the unplastered basement of the Greensboro church, previously known as Warnersville Methodist Episcopal Church […]

The Big Payback” documentary to host national reparations debate at Bennett College and other HBCUs across the U.S.

January 26, 2023

Color Farm Media, the team behind the documentary film “The Big Payback,” will be partnering with HBCUs to hold a series of National Reparations Debates, inspired by the historic 1965 James Baldwin-William Buckley debate. The debates will unite the most brilliant student thinkers in a face-off at America’s universities and colleges debating one of the […]

Artistry in Action

January 6, 2023

At the invitation of Swann Middle School Art Teacher Kym Cooper, students spent a Saturday afternoon at Creative Greensboro’s GROW Residency Studio to participate in a free form community mural project. The students worked with Cooper and area muralist Alex Figueroa to express themselves on a large canvass that will hang in the century old […]

Toys for Joy at UNC Greensboro

December 15, 2022

On a chilly evening, gracious giving from the heart warmed the atmosphere of the annual Toys for Joy toy collection drive held on the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) campus. An army of joyous elves from UNCG, the Greensboro (N.C.) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated and the local chapter of the U.S. Tennis […]

Students learn about agriculture at the A&T Farm

December 9, 2022

Members of the Greensboro (N.C.) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated recently escorted 16 high school juniors on a tour of the North Carolina A&T State University Farm. The students attend The A&T Four Middle College at N.C. A&T, an all-male public high school located on the university’s campus. The purpose of the program was to […]

Students address housing crisis and gain construction experience

November 18, 2022

Guilford County Schools’ (GCS) Innovation Office celebrated students in the Fannie Mae Safer Together Green Housing Project Carpentry Pathway students at its Builders Vibe Community Night Out. Through the initiative, high school students have been learning how to address America’s affordable housing crisis while getting hands-on experience in the construction industry. “It allowed our students […]

Two decades of pre-pandemic progress lost for N.C. Black students

October 28, 2022

While academic gains for many North Carolina fourth and eighth graders dropped substantially in the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), the figures for Black students are far worse. The NAEP is given every two years nationally to measure academic progress in math and reading for some fourth and eighth graders. Released Monday by […]

Bennett College focuses on climate change during Friends and Family Weekend

October 21, 2022

Bennett College hosted its first Friends and Family Weekend since the pandemic, starting on October 14. The three-day event was filled with plays, music, festivities and special guest speakers. Bennett College’s Green Team hosted the weekend’s first event on climate change, featuring William J. Barber, III, the Director of Climate and Environmental Justice at The […]

Fifth-grade teacher receives Reynolds Award

September 30, 2022

Fifth Grade Educator Crystal Adkins-Pennix of Allen Jay Elementary in High Point received the 2021-2022 Debby Reynolds Award from the Enrichment Fund for the Guilford County Schools (GCS) for her “resolute, enterprising advocacy for children in need.” “As a firm believer that student academic success is influenced by self-esteem, she works to foster confidence so […]


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