Two local communities have been recognized for their work to preserve local landmarks. The Ohio Historical Society has honored Jamestown and Wilberforce for their efforts to rehab and preserve two local landmarks.
Sixteen honorees from 14 communities throughout the state were recognized recently in two categories for their achievement in historic preservation.
A Preservation Merit Award was given to the Jamestown Area Historical Society, the Greene County Commissioners and the Silvercreek Township Trustees for their work in rehabbing the Jamestown Opera House.
In the Chicago public schools, and urban school districts across the nation, if you’re a black male the odds are against your going on to college. If you do, there’s a good chance you won’t complete your degree. The college graduation rate for African American males who graduate from Chicago Public Schools is a little more than 20 percent. WYSO Community Voices Producer Amy Harper takes a look at the forces affecting the life of one young man who is trying to beat the odds.
Following President Obama’s designation of five new national monuments last week, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has been on a five state tour of those sights. Yesterday’s stop - The Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument in Wilberforce, Ohio.
Central State Undergrads will now be able to take master’s-level courses at Wright State University, and use those credits towards their degrees.
In a signing ceremony this morning, scheduled for 9 o’clock, officials from both universities outlined details of the agreement designed to give students an opportunity to jump-start their master’s degree at Wright State while they finish their bachelor’s at Central State.