Saturday, March 28, 2020

FAMU alumni association raises $203,000 at convention

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER HOUSTON - The Florida A&M University National Alumni Association (FAMUNAA) set a new participation record as more than 450 alumni...

A state takeover of B-CU is not the answer

BY DR. SHEILA FLEMMING-HUNTER / GUEST COMMENTARY I write this letter because I do not want Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) to be a political ball thrown...

Take action now to keep your brain sharp

Florida doctors using new approaches to fight off memory loss  ANDRZEJ WOJCICKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY RF/GETTY IMAGES/TNS A...

Harvard professor examines history of mass incarceration in new book

BOOK REVIEW - Review of “From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America.’’ By Elizabeth...

Lower GED passing score in Florida takes effect in March (updated)

Here are frequently asked questions about the GED passing score change from the Florida Department of Education. Link here:  http://www.fldoe.org/core/fileparse.php/5615/urlt/HSEchangesFAQ.pdf What are the new score levels...

Company donates $45 million to Step Up For Students

Beverage distributor providing scholarships for lower-income families around state FORT LAUDERDALE – Breakthru Beverage Florida, one of the largest distributors of wines, spirits and...

College challenging move to end nursing program

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Broward County college has challenged a move by the Florida Board of Nursing to end the school’s nursing-education program...

How to prepare for a disaster

Download this print-and-save page to see whether your family is ready in case disaster strikes.

Plan would lead to more kids on school buses

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Despite concerns from school districts and lawmakers about the projected costs, a Senate committee Monday approved a bill that would lead...

Demings to speak at FAMU College of Law graduation

Val Demings SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER U.S. Rep. Val Demings will serve...