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

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…

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…

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,…

The Secrets of Savings Money: Experiencing the Unlimited Written By: Breanna Colon Everyone likes to save money, but very few like to go through the process necessary to get there. So, I dedicated this book to those who like money just enough to want to know how to keep it. No matter what your financial…

Denison University Replaces Learning Management System with Notebowl, a Social Learning Platform

  GRANVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Denison University announces that social learning platform Notebowl will replace the university’s current learning management system (LMS). “Notebowl’s vision for the future and their agile, scalable platform is a perfect match for the strategic direction of Denison’s technology ecosystem,” said Dena Speranza, chief information officer at Denison……

H. R. 6048 (Introduced-in-House)

Source: H. R. 6048 (Introduced-in-House) 114th CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 6048   To amend the Securities Act of 1933 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an exemption and payments from taxation for 501(c)(3) bonds issued on behalf of a historically Black college or university. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES September 15,…

H. R. 4857 (Introduced-in-House)

Source: H. R. 4857 (Introduced-in-House) H. R. 4857 To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a program to make grants to promote innovations at historically Black colleges and universities, and for other purposes. In The House Of Representatives: March 23, 2016: Sponsor: Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] (Introduced 03/23/2016) Committees: House –…

Paine chemistry student wins scholarship | The Augusta Chronicle

Ever since she first took chemistry at A.R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet High School, Valerie Hollimon has been fascinated with the science. Now it is paying off for her. Source: Paine chemistry student wins scholarship | The Augusta Chronicle

‘Phishing’ on the rise: keep personal information private

Via e-mail there has been a rash of ‘phishing’ attempts, or better explained – multiple illegal attempts to gain access to your personal information.  Our institution has no intention to receive personal information from faculty, staff, and students via e-mail.  If you should receive any correspondence via e-mail that looks suspicious please do not open…

eBook Quick Look: Language is a Place of Struggle, by Tram Nguyen

Tram Nguyen’s Language Is a Place of Struggle “Language Is a Place of Struggle” is the first truly multiracial and polycultural quote book, collecting quotations from both historical and contemporary novelists and poets, activists and political leaders, and artists and musicians. Within these pages, readers will find wisdom, wit, and inspiration from Asian Americans, African…

Students: New Laptops are Available!

Paine College Students: You are invited to borrow laptops to use within the Collin-Callaway Library!  Feel free to speak with a librarian for assistance!

Paine College in 1917

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has, within their digital collection, digitized college announcements from universities and colleges throughout the United States.  Paine College is part of this collection.  Here is “Bulletin of Paine College: Announcement 1917-1918” containing 16 pages: paine_1917_bulletin Please feel free to browse through this document; it has very interesting facts!