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Velle Cares Foundation part of social media challenge
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
DURHAM – The Emily Krzyzewski Center, in partnership with the SECU Family House of Chapel Hill and the Velle Cares Foundation, has launched the #TakeYourBestShot social media fundraising challenge, sponsored by the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin. To celebrate March Madness and raise important funds, the three nonprofits will “compete”
 
Wake Tech Barber School in the Black Friday Market
Monday, February 22, 2021
RALEIGH – In celebration of Black History Month, the Black Friday Market collaborated with the Wake Tech Barber School to bring student barbers into its exciting new retail space in downtown Raleigh. Students gave basic haircuts and trims while customers browsed a broad selection of products from black entrepreneurs. The barbering profession is one
 
NCCU and Cisco spur new opportunities in cyber education
Thursday, February 18, 2021
DURHAM – Cisco is extending its decade-long support of technology education at North Carolina Central University School of Business by helping to develop a new cybersecurity certificate program for the university. Cisco has provided $230,000 over the last year in support of scholarships, development of a cybersecurity lab, and assistance in creating
 
Heritage Middle School is teacher of the year
Monday, February 15, 2021
Jennifer Pride of Heritage Middle School has been named the 2021-22 teacher of the year for the Wake County Public School System. Pride has been an eighth-grade English Language Arts teacher for four years. Prior to that she taught in public schools in Durham and in Virginia. She is a graduate of Elizabeth City State University, with a bachelor’s
 

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