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New to distance learning? GPA and Khan Academy would like to help

April 23, 2020

Although students have been out of school for roughly a month now, it doesn’t look like they’ll be returning to a traditional classroom anytime soon. This challenge creates uncharted territory to say the least when it comes to Guilford County’s new district-wide online learning requirement. While school leaders and teachers are doing everything that they […]

Colleges offer emergency funds to students

April 2, 2020

During a time that college campuses are usually buzzing with the excitement of a new semester, students have instead packed up their belongings and are looking for ways to stay afloat. After orders from N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper for all UNC campuses to close on March 17, thousands of students across the state were forced […]

COVID-19: Students continue to learn amid virus pandemic

March 25, 2020

Following an announcement by N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper on March 23, that all N.C. public schools would remain closed thorough May 15, Guilford County Schools (GCS) prepared to deliver more than 700 laptops to students across the county. Throughout all the changes, GCS is making sure students have the ability to still learn and access […]

Guilford County Schools opens grab-and-go pick-up sites for student meals

March 21, 2020

Guilford County Schools (GCS) has opened grab-and-go sites for food distribution across the county for any children ages 0 – 18. Children will be able to pick up meals Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the sites. Students will pick up their lunch for the day, and breakfast for the following […]

Howard University Cancels 2020 Commencement After Reporting First Direct Coronavirus Case

March 20, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread throughout the world and the United States, Howard University announced their first direct positive case of the virus and announced that the school’s commencement would be canceled. In an emailed statement, Howard University President Wayne Frederick revealed that an attendee of their Charter Day Dinner […]

Bennett College to Hold Virtual Commencement

March 20, 2020

Bennett College announced this week that it will cancel its 2020 commencement in May and hold a virtual ceremony. In a written statement to Bennett Belles, Bennett College President Suzanne Walsh said, “The College will confer degrees for students who complete all pending degree requirements this academic semester. Your degree will be mailed.” The statement […]

Guilford County Schools Launches COVID-19 Info Site

March 16, 2020

HBCU Graduations – Are They Prepping for COVID-19?

March 13, 2020

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in response to growing cases of the novel coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. During a noon press conference, Cooper said the declaration allows state officials “increased flexibility in responding to containing the spread of the virus.” As of press time Wednesday, there were […]


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