Category: College students

Photos: The Black Social Network Play Detroit

Lamar Barnes and Shettima Webb
The Black Social Network College Tour is a traveling stage play that uses theater to illustrate the importance of responsible social media branding. In The Black Social Network, Eva, an ambitious celebrity publicist, and Jasmine, a Facebook fabulist, unravel when an online rumor triggers offline consequences. Image is everything— until reality crashes the party. Detroit... Read more »

Black Social Network: Meet the Houston Cast

Black Social Network: Meet the Houston Cast
What happens when the carefully constructed worlds that people build up come crashing down? The dynamic stageplay The Black Social Network, sponsored by General Motors, explores this very issue. The play is part satire, part soap opera, and part social commentary. It takes a view into the lives of publicist Eva James, who clings to... Read more »

Spelman College Students Bria & Maya Perform S.H.O.T.S.

Spelman College Students Bria & Maya Perform S.H.O.T.S.
By Zondra Hughes Spelman College students are doing it big in this video performance, and I’ve never seen anything like it before. Bria Henderson, C’2015, is a drama major and Bonner Scholar from Richmond, Va.  Maya Prentiss, C’2015, is also fine arts drama major from Richmond.  Special thanks to Spelman Student Government Association president Mary... Read more »

Money for College: The Buick Achievers Scholarship

Oneisha Hall and her mom. 	Age: 21 •	Grade: Junior •	University: Tuskegee University •	Major: Business Administration •	First Generation College Student: No
Need money for college? Check this out! One of the largest scholarship programs in the US, the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, (funded by the GM Foundation) works with the United Negro College Fund to help administer an awesome scholarship program for students that attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Meet Vivian Pickard President of the... Read more »

Chicago State University Angels Celebrate Single Parent's Day

Essence of an Angel honoree Barbara Palms Barber responds to a question from moderator the Honorable Dorothy Brown during their Single Parent’s Day Panel discussion at Norman’s Bistro on Friday, March 21.  Fellow honorees from left to right are  Cristina Baines, Aundrea Holland and Lisa Haley Huff.  Clerk Brown is at far right.
Essence of An Angel honoree Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Dorothy Brown facilitated a panel discussion  with four of the 2014 CSU Essence of An Angel honorees, Brenda Palms Barber, Executive Founder, North Lawndale Employment Network; Cristina Baines, Manager, Chicago State University Creative and Print Services; CSU student Aundrea Holland, and  Lisa... Read more »