Category: Education, Featured News, State/National News

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Harvard Law Review Elects First Black Woman as President

By Zenitha Prince   ImeIme Umana, one of four daughters born to Nigerian immigrants, was elected as the 131st president of the Review...

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SCSD School Board Formally Appoints Jaime Alicea as Superintendent

By Staff –   The Syracuse City School District school board has voted to formally appoint Jaime Alicea as full-time...

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SCSD Students Make Gains During First Half of School Year

By Staff   Syracuse City School District students made gains in STAR ELA and Math Assessments during the first half of the school...

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Scholarship Fund Grants Empty Promises To Young Black Men

By Chris Bennett   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Nine months ago, 18-year-old Jason Smith was on top of the world. He had graduated...

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SCSD Counselors Participate in College Admission Counseling Workshop

By Staff   About 40 Syracuse City School District counselors recently attended a National Association for College Admission Counseling...

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Syracuse City School District Graduation Rate Reaches 60 Percent

By Staff   The Syracuse City School District’s June graduation rate increased by 6.4 percentage points, rising from 54.5 percent...

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Gov. Cuomo: Black History Month Exhibit Open at State Capitol

By Staff   Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced the opening of a Black History Month exhibit, honoring African-American civil rights...

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Mayor Miner’s “End the Epidemic Task Force” to Hold HIV Awareness Town Hall Meeting

By Staff   The city of Syracuse’s End the Epidemic Task Force will host a town hall meeting Thursday, Feb. 9 to spread awareness...

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Dr. Wayne J. Riley Appointed President of Downstate Medical Center

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – The State University of New York Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Wayne J. Riley as president of SUNY Downstate...

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SCSD to Hold Community Engagement Forum

By Staff   The Syracuse City School District Board of Education will hold a Community Engagement Forum Thursday, Feb. 2, from 5 p.m....