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BPB: Celebrating Brown Mamas with Cindy M.

Meet Mrs. Cindy Mendoza, BrownMamas.com UPmag: What's your story?   CM: My name is Cindy Mendoza and I am a wife and mother of three sons from the nation's most livable city: Pittsburgh. I went to college for journalism at Point Park University and have worked in broadcast and print radio. I am an avid reader, budding gardener and most importantly I blog…
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1,000 scholarships for HBCU students to study in China

Chinese Government signs Memorandum of Understanding with Historically Black Colleges & Universities in Beijing (BEIJING) – A delegation of presidents and senior administrators from eight American Historically Black Colleges & Universities signed an MOU today with the China Education Association for International Exchange (CEAIE), China’s nationwide nonprofit organization conducting international educational exchanges and cooperation on behalf of the Ministry of Education. The delegation…
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Grambling State SGA President Travels to Germany

BY DEON JONES Grambling State University Media Bureau GRAMBLING, La. – Erik Johnson is a rising senior and an Army ROTC cadet heading to Germany for a special experience. Of thousands of cadets across the nation, Johnson is the only cadet from Louisiana, the only cadet from Grambling State University and the only one from Louisiana heading to the Cadet Troop Leader Training…
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Google Coding School offers FREE Classes

Is your family making the most of their summer? As long as your little ones can watch a video and comprehend a story line, they can sign up to take classes from Google pros to learn how to be a website developer or semi-pro computer coder. Google is offering free, online coding classes here: Code School Learning Opportunity In an effort to increase…
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Faith & Family: Teaching the next Generation

How do you share your faith with your loved ones? This has been a big part of my journey as a mom, aunt, friend, and daughter. How will I incorporate faith in my life and even more puzzling- how will I share that love and freedom with my husband and children… Over the years I’ve come to learn that it is indeed a…
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Get money for college: NCATSU awarded $200,000 in Scholarships

Picture Source: NCATSU Wells Fargo representatives awarded North Carolina A&T State University a $200,000 grant earmarked for student scholarships. Juan Austin, senior vice president at Wells Fargo Foundation and Leslie Hayes, Wells Fargo, Triad West Region president, presented the check to Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. and his leadership team. “We are extremely excited about the opportunity to partner with Wells Fargo in…
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FAMU to Offer New Degree Programs this Fall

Photo Source: FAMU Thinking about college at FAMU? Great news! The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees has approved the addition of six new degree programs scheduled to launch this fall: the bachelor of science in physical education and teacher education; bachelor of science in health, leisure and fitness studies; bachelor of science and bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies; and the…
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BPB: The Coolest Father We Know

Best Parent Blogger Feature: Marlon Cole UP mag: What's your story? MC: My name is Marlon Cole, born in Queens raised in Brooklyn (my parents are originally from Guyana). I started forFATHERS project after the birth of my son. The project is a celebration of fatherhood through positive visuals. My background is in graphic design, so with my creative skills I curate content…
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