Arts & Culture

Orange Park Community Theatre Performance Benefits Area’s Abused, Abandoned and Neglected Children

JACKSONVILLE, FLA. – Orange Park Community Theatre on Sept. 26 will present a special performance of the play “Hotbed Hotel” by Michael Parker with all proceeds going to help local children in crisis.

Proceeds from the event will go directly to Voices for Children of the First Coast, a nonprofit organization that helps kids through the Guardian ad Litem program for the Fourth Circuit, including Clay, Duval and Nassau counties. The Guardian ad Litem program provides trained volunteers to represent the best interests of neglected and abused children as such cases go through the court system.

When: Thursday, Sept. 26 | Refreshments available at 7 p.m. and the play begins at 8 p.m.

Power of Blerds and Technology

Power of Blerds and Technology

The significance of technology for Blacks is seen in many aspects of society. Education, business, commerce, science, medical fields and even global marketing rely on the creating and sharing of digital content. Writing is important because of the ability to share information that engages, inspires and motivates, Blacks and the ability to write is important when competing in any aspect of business, education, medical field and science.

Social Media Training for Zeta Phi Beta Debutantes

Social Media Training for Zeta Phi Beta Debutantes

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated Debutantes participated in a Social Media and Internet  Safety workshop provided by William Jackson of My Quest To Teach. Young ladies in high school grades 9-12 are introduced to the college experience through various workshops during the year provided by Beta Alpha Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated.

MLK Breakfast and Black History Month

MLK Breakfast and Black History Month

Celebrating the birth and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual breakfast in Jacksonville, Florida is an honor. The opportunity for all faiths, cultures, generations, genders to engage in discussion, dialogue and sharing in unity the ideologies of men and women that worked tirelessly with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Evolution of Your Blogging

Evolution of Your Blogging

Bill Gates, 1996 “Content Is King”

The evolution of Blogging can be seen in the increase of content that has a wide range of subject matter and relevancy to life experiences of the writer.

The Silent Power of Blogging

The Silent Power of Blogging

“The Silent Power of Blogging” is displayed in the applied knowledge and skill of Bloggers; the creation of digital content that engages readers to think and process dynamic and engaging digital information. Blogging is not limited to any gender, age nor culture. Centuries ago men and women made writing tools from fruits/berries, charcoal /chalk and then pen/pencil. Tools of the past applied to walls in caves, parchment early paper, then paper to share thoughts, feelings, historical events and personal stories; now in the 21st century digital tools with the infusion of technology.

Jacksonville University unveils historic $85 million ASPIRE fundraising campaign

Jacksonville University unveils historic $85 million ASPIRE fundraising campaign

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Marking a seminal point in its nearly 80-year history, Jacksonville University publicly unveiled its $85 million ASPIRE Campaign Friday, Nov. 30, announcing bold plans to move the university dramatically forward with new scholarship and research funds, state-of-the-art health sciences facilities, vastly improved athletics venues, a robust endowment and more.