Eliminating Grade Levels

McComb School District down in McComb, Mississippi doesn’t just believe in the power of technology when it comes to personalized learning. In fact, for superintendent Dr. Cederick Ellis and Summit Elementary School principal Lakya Taylor-Washington, the bigger asset in going personalized comes down to removing arbitrary grade level assignments and creating “learning labs,” a style of…

Thanks, Paine College!

Thank You Paine College faculty, staff and students for all the opportunities to meet with you, and to help you in any way that I was able to!  May God Bless!!! Rogelio Colon, Jr,  Editor

Snickerdoodles | Cookie Recipes

Snicker-doodles: I have eaten them for years without even knowing what they are called!  I like the idea of creating an ice cream cookie sandwich with the snicker-doodles, especially a deep, deep chocolate-flavored ice cream!  Try out the recipe and get back with us to let us know how you liked them! Source: Snickerdoodles |…

Codfish Salad

  Remember, this recipe is best eaten fresh, and cool!  It can be eaten alongside your favorite rice, or alone by itself.  It goes great with a Mosel-Saar-Ruwer white wine. Source: El Boricua, a bilingual , cultural publication for Puerto Ricans

The Paine College Concert Choir

Paine College’s Special Collections Office, located at the Collins-Callaway Library, has a multitude of documents, books, and photos showing its expansive and highly acclaimed history.  We also have recordings that may be of interest to all! This particular recording is of a group of Paine College chorus members, performed in Haygood Hall (the original structure) on the…

Tilapia & Summer Vegetable Packets Recipe – EatingWell

Wrapping vegetables and fish in a foil packet for grilling or baking is a foolproof way to get moist, tender results. Tilapia and summer vegetables pair with olives and capers for a Mediterranean flair. Source: Tilapia & Summer Vegetable Packets Recipe – EatingWell

Paine Athletics on Twitter

The latest Tweets from Paine Athletics (@PaineAthletics) The official Twitter page for the Paine College Athletics Department. Go Lions! Like Paine Athletics on Facebook. Augusta, Ga

Matambre: Argentinian Stuffed Flank Steak

Matambre, as in mata-ambre which means ‘hunger killer’ in spanish, is a popular Argentinan recipe.  I found this recipe on the Jo Cooks website | http://www.jocooks.com/healthy-eating/matambre-argentinian-stuffed-flank-steak/ |  This particular recipe requires grilling (please follow the link for instructions).  The FoodNetwork site | http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/tyler-florence/argentine-stuffed-flank-steak-matambre-recipe | provides a Matambre recipe that may be cooked in a dutch…

Black History Month – Black History – HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Black History Month, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com Source: Black History Month – Black History – HISTORY.com

6 Edtech Tools for Black History Month | Edutopia

Tools like More Than a Mapp and Digital Backpack Classroom let students access archives, galleries, and databases during and beyond Black History Month. Source: 6 Edtech Tools for Black History Month | Edutopia

unexpected mandalay

We arrived in Mandalay at around 7:40 am after “sleeping” on the night train, then walked to our guest house. A C C O M M O D A T I O N We stayed at the Nylon Hotel, which I highly reco… Source: unexpected mandalay

Betsy DeVos confirmed Education secretary in historic vote

  WASHINGTON — The Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as the nation’s 11th Education secretary Tuesday in a historic vote, ending a tumultuous battle over her nomination. Source: Betsy DeVos confirmed Education secretary in historic vote

Panoramic/3D Views Supported by WordPress!

WordPress has the option to view and post panoramic and 3D photographs.  Have any interesting educational photos in 3d or cinematic format?  Send your photo to rcolon@paine.edu.

It’s No Secret that Paine College Motivates Success

AUGUSTA, GA, FEBRUARY 3, 2017 By inotherwordsbystone…(inotherwordsbystone.com)  —  Secret Wagner, Miss UNCF-Paine College 2016-2017, is a Senior and Chemistry Major and is the first in her family to attend college. She was born and reared in Baltimore, Maryland along with her fraternal twin brother and one more sibling.  After a brief hiatus upon graduating from…

The Secrets of Saving Money: A New Release!

The Secrets of Saving Money by Breanna Colon               Let’s be honest. Everyone likes to save money, but most of us spend it as soon as we earn it. It’s second nature. Sadly, this is how many wind up in bottomless debt, using every cent they make to pay…

News From the Tutorial Enrichment Center

SPEE Workshop Date: March 14, 2017 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. & March 16, 2017 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Haygood-Holsey Hall Rm. 420   Do you have questions about the SPEE? What is a thesis? What is a topic sentence? How do I develop a paragraph? How do I cite sources? What is the research process?…

College Dress Codes

  Morehouse College has seen fit to invoke a dress code on its men. Source: College Dress Codes – Admit This! Paine College’s Dress Code: The Dress Code Policy is designed to assist students in making important and appropriate decisions regarding attire for various aspects of daily living to include classroom, business, special events, job…

3 student loan resolutions to make for 2017

Resolutions can move you one step closer to your goal of being debt-free. People make New Year’s resolutions with the best of intentions, but odds are slim that they’ll pan out. Only 8% of people report accomplishing these goals, according to a study conducted by the University of Scranton. Source: 3 student loan resolutions to make…

Lucius Pitts Obituary – Phenix City, AL | The Augusta Chronicle

Read the Obituary and view the Guest Book, leave condolences or send flowers. | Rev. Lucius H. Pitts, Jr., 67, of 801 9th Street, Apt. F, Columbus, GA passed Friday, January 6, 2017 at Midtown Medical Center. Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. EST, Saturday, January 14, Source: Lucius Pitts Obituary – Phenix City,…

Governor’s education agenda will shape 2017 legislature – Education Week

  Source: Governor’s education agenda will shape 2017 legislature – Education Week ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers return to the state Capitol on Jan. 9 with a full slate of priorities. But questions remain about Gov. Nathan Deal’s education agenda and how a new presidential administration will affect Georgia, leaving uncertainty about how this year’s…

African Americans in the U.S. Army

African Americans in the U.S. Army “For more than 200 years, African-Americans have participated in every conflict in United States history. They have not only fought bravely the common enemies of the United States but have also had to confront the individual and institutional racism of their countrymen.” — Retired Lt. Col. Michael Lee Lanning,…

Hot & Sweet Sausage, Pepper and Onion Hoagies – Rachael Ray

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit RachaelRayShow.com. Ingredients 6 links sweet Italian sausage with fennel 6 links hot Italian sausage 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 3 cubanelle peppers, seeded and sliced 1 red frying or field pepper, seeded and sliced 2 red chili…