Arts & Culture

WRITINGS NEEDED FROM HBCU STUDENTS

WRITINGS NEEDED FROM HBCU STUDENTS

HBCU – Historically Black Colleges and Universities are still relevant and vital to the educational and economic development of the United States of America.

Children Dangerously Flirting Online

Children Dangerously Flirting Online

The access to online sites that promote innocent Flirting is drawing attention by law enforcement because of the growing incidents of rapes on minor boys and girls. This is scary as a parent and elementary school teacher. I present at workshops and seminars hoping to teach youth the dangers of online content and the
dangers of making unseen friendships.

Sites entice and encourage young girls and boys to flirt, but it is being found that older men are enticing young girls and even boys to meet face to face with dangerous results.

Two JU teams to take part June 19-22 in all-woman 2012 Air Race Classic

Two JU teams to take part June 19-22 in all-woman 2012 Air Race Classic

JU has not one but two teams taking part in the 2012 Air Race Classic, the only all-woman transcontinental air race, which traces its history to 1929.

People of Color: Attend Conferences of Technology

People of Color: Attend Conferences of Technology

Blogging While Brown 2012 (Philadelphia) www.bloggingwhilebrown.com/ Technology Bar Camp 2012 www.barcamporlando.org/ (Orlando) WordCamp http://central.wordcamp.org/ (Orlando) and other Social Media  Technology Conferences are powerful experiences to the diverse world of Social Media / Technology and the integration of technology. More People of Color need to be involved in attending, presenting and organizing technology directed conferences, seminars, summits and workshops.

JU legend Artis Gilmore helps host arts camp for foster children

JU legend Artis Gilmore helps host arts camp for foster children

From the Florida Department of Children & Families:

Family Support Services of North Florida, the Florida Department of Children and Families and Jacksonville University are teaming with legendary JU basketball player Artis Gilmore for a “Camp for Champions” for foster children.

Jacksonville University duo start “GirlTalkJAX” social networking group for local women

Jacksonville University duo start “GirlTalkJAX” social networking group for local women

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- What started out as a class networking project by two Jacksonville University staff members and students is fast becoming a region-wide experiment in the benefits of “girl talk.”

DA Mentoring with Song and Dance

DA Mentoring with Song and Dance

Pictures can be found at: http://photobucket.com/daare

Traditional methods of mentoring do not always apply to encouraging and empowering youth. Sometimes creativity and ingenuity are required to influence and reach young minds. In this age of high tech, high speed, multitasking, academic benchmarks and assessment standards new ways are needed to reach children to influence academic success and social behaviors.