Letter to the Editor: AAUP report details failures of App State and UNC Governance | Letters To Editor

On the 28th of April, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) released the findings of its special committee on “Governance, Academic Freedom, and Institutional Racism in the University of North Carolina System.” This exhaustive report is culled from scores of interviews of faculty and staff from UNC-Chapel Hill, Appalachian State, and other system campuses … Read more

Pitt-Greensburg celebrates authors and stories with four-day event | University Times

A series of events at Pitt–Greensburg April 18 to 21 will attract a mix of visiting writers, students, faculty and alumni authors to celebrate the power of stories. What’s Your Story? A Week of Storytelling and Literary Community” will feature readings, performances and book-launch celebrations. All events are free and open to the public. “Our … Read more

UW-Parkside to commemorate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with local events | Local News

SOMERS — The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is hosting events to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month during April. As an underrepresented population on campus, the events are designed to raise awareness and understanding about Asian culture and the enriching traditions of Asian people, according to Moe Hosokawa, president of the Parkside Asian Organization, … Read more

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The Coffee County Education Retirees Association will meet Tuesday, April 12th, at the Coffee County Farm Center in New Brockton. The meeting will begin at the new time of 10 am This month’s program will be presented by Kay Holland from Respite Care which provides a short-term relief for primary caregiver. Remember to bring your … Read more

Students of the Month – February | Local News

Mary Guckianthe daughter of Amie and Patrick Guckian, is a senior at Colonial Forge High School. Mary has served as senior class president, junior class vice president and FCA vice president. She is a member of the National Honor Society. Mary is a varsity cheerleader and has received three varsity letters. She is also a … Read more

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Easter at the Market will be April 9 from 7 am to 12 pm at the Enterprise Farmers Market. This year’s event will feature all the wonderful produce and arts and crafts vendors, games, hat decorating and our Eggstra-Special, Deviled Egg Contest! The produce and crafts vendors will open at 7 am and will remain … Read more

News Release | Media Center

Northwest Missouri State University’s Visiting Writers Series will feature a night of readings by a poet as well as a University faculty member who is an award-winning fiction writer. The event featuring Jenny Yang Cropp and Luke Rolfes is 7 to 8 pm Wednesday, April 6, at the Raymond J. Courter College Park Pavilion on … Read more

Blacksburg Library to host author of book about Smithfield | Books

Join the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library as Virginia Tech Associate Professor of History Daniel Thorp discusses his new book, “In the True Blue’s Wake: Slavery and Freedom Among the Families of Smithfield Plantation,” at the Blacksburg Library on Wednesday, April 13, at 6 pm In 1759, William Preston purchased 16 enslaved Africans brought to Maryland aboard … Read more

Jefferson City author sells his books to sponsor 10 Jamaican students | Mid-Missouri News

JEFFERSON CITY − A Jefferson City man is working to change the lives of Jamaican students by funding their education. Author Richard Cross has written 20 books, and he is selling 5,000 copies of those books with all proceeds going toward the students’ college education. Richard Cross has written 20 books, including “Letters to Future … Read more

Byrd: Banning books creates divide in higher education | Opinion

Opinion: There is an increase in the number of books being banned around the country. Not only is this ignorant of past experiences and social context, but it creates a further divide in background knowledge for students attending universities. ——— Reading provides many critical benefits to people of all ages. Literature mirrors civilization. It provides … Read more