President’s visit

President Obama Visits Orlando’s Valencia College Bearing Gifts By Linda Y. Walters President Barack Hussein Obama made a quick visit to Orlando, Florida on Thursday, March 20 commemorating Women’s Month and also awarding Valencia College with a first ever accolade. The Aspen prize, which heralds the school’s efforts to highlight...

Gift of Teaching

Celebrating the Gift of Teaching Awards were presented to ten educators selected  from Transformation Schools in OCPS. Their demonstration of excellence in connecting with students and connecting students with content resulted in dramatic learning gains for their students.  Teachers are shown with Dr. Jesus Jara, second row, far left, Deputy...

State

Florida Consortium of Black Businesses, (FLCBB) Black Business Day and Bus Trip to Tallahassee – FRONT ROW (L-R): Rep Randolph Bracy, Jacinta Mathis, Ray Merine, Nancy James-DeCaul, Guenet Roberts, Phyllis Mack, Orine Boyd, Carla Moss-Johnson, Adrienne K. Noel, Donna Morton, Elizabeth Ayotunde, Dr. Marsha Mallett, Nancy Jo Brown, Reverend Raulston...

Feature

Disney Dreamers Academy… The Best Four Days of Your Life! By Denise Mose Tracey D. Powell is a very busy lady! After all, it’s not every day you assist over 100 young people in helping their dreams come true. Serving as The Disney Dreamers Academy Executive Champion, Mrs. Powell leads...

Breaking News

Black History Committee Celebrates Its 20th Year Of Service To The Community The Black History Committee of Orange County, Inc. (BHCOC) which has been in existence for 20 years, will mark the occasion during this year’s Annual Black History Month Gala that culminates the observance with the theme “The Gift...

Breaking News

Black History Committee Celebrates Its 20th Year Of Service To The Community The Black History Committee of Orange County, Inc. (BHCOC) which has been in existence for 20 years, will mark the occasion during this year’s Annual Black History Month Gala that culminates the observance with the theme “The Gift...

State

Florida Consortium of Black Businesses, (FLCBB) Black Business Day and Bus Trip to Tallahassee – FRONT ROW (L-R): Rep Randolph Bracy, Jacinta Mathis, Ray Merine, Nancy James-DeCaul, Guenet Roberts, Phyllis Mack, Orine Boyd, Carla Moss-Johnson, Adrienne K. Noel, Donna Morton, Elizabeth Ayotunde, Dr. Marsha Mallett, Nancy Jo Brown, Reverend Raulston...

Gift of Teaching

Celebrating the Gift of Teaching Awards were presented to ten educators selected  from Transformation Schools in OCPS. Their demonstration of excellence in connecting with students and connecting students with content resulted in dramatic learning gains for their students.  Teachers are shown with Dr. Jesus Jara, second row, far left, Deputy...

Feature

Disney Dreamers Academy… The Best Four Days of Your Life! By Denise Mose Tracey D. Powell is a very busy lady! After all, it’s not every day you assist over 100 young people in helping their dreams come true. Serving as The Disney Dreamers Academy Executive Champion, Mrs. Powell leads...

President’s visit

President Obama Visits Orlando’s Valencia College Bearing Gifts By Linda Y. Walters President Barack Hussein Obama made a quick visit to Orlando, Florida on Thursday, March 20 commemorating Women’s Month and also awarding Valencia College with a first ever accolade. The Aspen prize, which heralds the school’s efforts to highlight...

Local

  Shown at the 3rd Annual Women of Distinction event last Friday are: (bottom row- l-r): Dr. Falecia Williams, president, Valencia College’s West Campus;  Dr. Barbara Jenkins, Superintendent, Orange County Public Schools; Janeiro Coulter,  BLUEPRINT special projects manager, City of Orlando; Commissioner Daisy W. Lynum; Mayor Buddy Dyer; Dr. Deborah...