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6:57 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

New Center in Greensboro Will Provide Alzheimer’s Outreach

Dr. Goldie Byrd, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at A&T State University, says as baby boomers age, the number of Alzheimer’s cases is expected to increase nationwide.
Credit A & T State University

North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro will use funds from a $1 million grant to create an outreach and education center for Alzheimer’s disease.  

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Education
11:21 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

From Soldier To Student: UNCG Conference Focuses On Needs Of Veterans

Dedrick Curtis, Veterans Service Coordinator for UNCG places U.S. flags in front of a building on campus to honor fallen soldiers during an event in November 2011.
Credit Photo by Chris English / UNCG

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro will explore what it takes to create a veteran-friendly campus during a three day conference that begins Wednesday.

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Education
9:46 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

New Guilford County Elementary School Hopes to Inspire Future Scientists

The media center at McNair Elementary in Brown Summit was named for retired Guilford County educator Dr. Julius Fulmore.
Credit Keri Brown

An elementary school named after astronaut and physicist Ronald McNair opened in Guilford County last week. A special ribbon cutting ceremony was held Wednesday for the new school in Brown Summit.

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Education
10:56 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Small Winston-Salem Heroes Help Abused Horses

Winston-Salem's Meadowlark Elementary School's fifth grade class. They raised more than $2.500 to benefit the Horse Education & Rescue Organization (HERO) on Jan. 17, 2013.
Kathryn Mobley 88.5 WFDD

Often, children are told they have to wait until they're adults to make a real impact on the world.  But in Winston-Salem, students at Meadowlark Elementary School know they can make a difference right now.  

In 2005,Hurricane Katrina devastated the lives of hundreds of thousands of people across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida and Cuba. Relief efforts poured in from around the country, including from the Triad. And some of it came from fifth graders at Meadowlark Elementary School in Winston-Salem. 

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Education
4:17 pm
Fri February 8, 2013

Winston-Salem Residents Will Be Honored For 100th Birthday

Winston-Salem Turns 100.
Credit City of Winston-Salem

City leaders want to honor residents who will be celebrating their 100th birthday along with the city of Winston-Salem.

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