Education

Columbia will give full scholarships to refugees and other displaced students

Columbia University announced a new universitywide scholarship for refugees and other displaced students. The scholarship will fund full tuition and housing and living expenses for up to 30 students annually to attend undergraduate or graduate programs across the university. The scholarship program is open to foreign nationals who are either internally or externally displaced with …

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Fed Up Teacher Blasts Parents Online

Julie Marburger teaches in Texas, and she has been pushed to the brink by her students – AND their parents. When Julie tried to discipline a student in her class, the child called his mother right then and there. Julie says the mom then rudely told her off in front of the students. And that’s …

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9-yr-old genius Laurent Simons to graduate with Engineering degree

A nine-year-old child genius is set to become the youngest person ever to complete a degree. Laurent Simons, who lives in Amsterdam, is on course to gain a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology, Daily Mail reports. He will have his bachelor’s degree in that field before the end of …

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12-Year-Old Nigerian Boy, Chika Ofili, Bags Award In UK For New Discovery In Mathematics

Master Chika Ofili, a 12-year-old Nigerian boy, has been awarded the TruLittle Hero award for discovering a new way to divide in mathematics. Chika’s mathematic’s teacher, Miss Mary Ellis who is also the head of the mathematics department at Westminster Under School said he (Chika) discovered the new formula while solving a holiday assignment She …

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Delaware State University As Top-10 Historically Black Colleges In United States

Delaware State University ranked as one of the top-10 historically black colleges in United States Wall Street Journal report. The university also placed highly in the world university rankings published by The London Times. Among all HBCU’s the Wall Street Journal ranks Delaware State at No. 8. It’s tied with Florida A&M University and North …

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UNN Ranks Number One University In Nigeria, 17 In Africa

The new webometric ranking (July 2019 version 8.1.0 BETA), has ranked University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN), as number one in Nigeria, 17 in Africa and 1,108 in the world. The ranking is based on quality of research output in the year under review. While Harvard University, Stanford University and University of California, Berkely in United …

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South African woman celebrates househelp who graduated with a degree in Psychology

A South African lady, Adri Hugo who couldn’t hold back her joy, took to social media to celebrate her househelp of 8 years who recently graduated with a first degree in Psychology.   Adri who said her househelp Annamore Mabhii is an inspiration to her, further disclosed that she is a mother of three, with …

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Black Girl Magic: 43 Nigerian Graduates Break Records at Howard University

Howard graduates had a lot to be proud of at their graduation ceremony. However, the emphasis was not on the 96 graduating medical students, all focus was on an exemplary list of 46 Nigerian graduates. Out of the 96 candidates, 46 were Nigerian and out of the 27 awards given, 16 awards were given to …

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‘Cost of University education in Nigeria is too low, quality has been compromised’ – Oby Ezekwesili

Nigeria’s former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesil has said the cost of tertiary education in Nigeria has been reduced to the extent that quality has been compromised.   Speaking on Thursday at the launch of Edfin, Nigeria’s first educational microfinance bank, she advised that the federal government find a solution that does not compromise the quality of education. …

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Man Graduates with Nursing Degree from University Where He Was Once a Janitor: ‘I Never Gave Up’

Frank Baez was a teenager when he started working as a janitor at New York University’s Langone Tisch Hospital, cleaning patient rooms, bathrooms and hallways. On Monday, Baez, now 29, graduated with a nursing degree from the same institution where he started as a janitor. “I could barely speak English at the time when I …

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