N.C. A&T Partners with Elon Law for New Juris Doctorate Program

N.C. A&T State University and Elon University School of Law have partnered to create the new Accelerated Pathway to Law School program. The program creates an opportunity for A&T students to earn a law degree in five and a half years – attending three years at A&T and two and a half years at Elon Law. Students participating in the program will graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Pre Law from A&T and a Juris Doctorate from Elon Law. “...
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Banks Named Director of Greensboro’s Marketing Department

The city of Greensboro has named Carla Banks to the position of communications and marketing department director. Banks arrives in Greensboro from Orange County where she had been public affairs director since 2012. Before that, she was the manager of communications for Kissimmee, Fla. “I am very excited to have Carla Banks join the city of Greensboro and lead the communications and marketing department,” City Manager Jim Westmoreland said in a statement. “Carla will be essential to our organ...
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Be Careful Wanting What Others Have

By Ja’Net Adams             She went on vacation again!              They have another new car!             He always has on the newest shoes! We constantly find ourselves looking at other people and wishing that we had what they have. We want to drive what they drive. We want to go to the restaurants that they frequent. We want to live in the house that they live in. But we forget about one thing. How did they get what they have? That is the question that we don’t know the ans...
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New Business Owner’s Mission Is To Increase Financial Awareness

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By Felecia Piggott-Long April is National Financial Literacy month and, according to a national credit-card comparison website, Cardhub.com, the average household credit-card debt in 2015 was nearly $7,500. A separate website, Neighborworks.org, reports that over one-third of Americans do not have any savings. That data makes Roslyn S. Lash cringe and the work she does with Youth Smart Financial Education Services all the more important. She says she started the company last year to educat...
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FSU Cumberland County Alumni President Gets N.C.’s Highest Honor

Curtis Worthy, president of the Cumberland County Chapter of the Fayetteville State University National Alumni Association and a 1978 graduate of FSU, was presented with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine by North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory. The award was presented last month during ceremony in Raleigh. Among the honors and awards the governor of North Carolina can bestow, none is more valued than The Order of the Long Leaf Pine. Since its creation in 1963, it has been presented to honor persons ...
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