Forest T. Harper and INROADS: Paving the way for future leaders in Corporate America

By Meta J Mereday     April 7th, 2014

l to r:  Forest T. Harper, Jr., INROADS President & CEO; Shemaiah Underdown, Intern Class of 2013; and INROADS Alum, Steve Davis, President & CEO of Bob Evans Farms According to Forest T. Harper, President and CEO of INROADS, it is the process that determines the success of his organization. “What stands out for me [...]


U.S. Postal Service Honors Legendary Guitarist, Jimi Hendrix, with Limited-Edition Forever Stamp on the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Butler Park

By Savoy Staff     March 13th, 2014

The U.S. Postal Service took center stage on the SXSW Outdoor Stage at Butler Park with the dedication of the Jimi Hendrix Forever Stamp. Widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential musicians of the 20th century, Hendrix displayed an innovative style that embraced the influences of rock, R&B, modern jazz and the [...]

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Best and Brightest Students Prepare to Compete as Honda Campus All-Star Challenge Celebrates its 25th Anniversary

By Savoy Staff     March 12th, 2014

Brainpower from America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be on display at the 25th annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament. Hundreds of HBCU students have spent the past year diligently preparing to compete in the final round of this unique academic tournament, April 12-16, 2014, on the campus of American [...]

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Tuskegee Airmen To Dedicate Stamp Honoring Father of Black Aviation

By Savoy Staff     March 12th, 2014

Referred to as the Father of Black Aviation, Chief Flight Instructor of the prestigious Tuskegee Airmen C. Alfred “Chief” Anderson, will immortalized on a stamp tomorrow, March 13. The 1 p.m. dedication ceremony, free and open to the public, will take place at Bryn Mawr College’s McPherson Auditorium, 101 North Merion Ave. Anderson also has [...]

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Columbia City Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine Spearheads “Together We Can Read” Initiative

By Savoy Staff     February 24th, 2014

l to r:  Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine, Richland School District One Superintendent Dr. Percy Mack and Columbia City Manager Teresa Wilson. Columbia City Councilmember Tameika Isaac Devine, The City of Columbia, and Richland School District One held the sixth annual “Together We Can Read” program. Mayor Steve Benjamin, members of Columbia City Council, members of [...]


NSBA, New Regency, Penguin Books and the Filmmakers to Distribute 12 Years a Slave to Public High Schools

By Savoy Staff     February 24th, 2014

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) is partnering with New Regency, Penguin Books, and the filmmakers to distribute copies of the acclaimed film, book, and study guide 12 Years a Slave to America’s public high schools. The initiative, coordinated by Montel Williams, will start to distribute 12 Years a Slave nationwide in September 2014 in [...]

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Marian Wright Edelman to be Inducted into South Carolina Hall of Fame

By Savoy Staff     February 24th, 2014

Marian Wright Edelman, president of the Children’s Defense Fund, will be inducted into the South Carolina Hall of Fame for her outstanding contributions to the state’s heritage and progress this morning at 10:30 a.m. at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, 2101 N Oak St, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. “I am grateful and humbled to be receiving [...]

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Regis College Celebrates 1st Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing from State University of Haiti

By Savoy Staff     February 18th, 2014

Counter clockwise: Louise Myrmonde Amazan Rose Darline Bouseet Behind- Rita Metayer Christine Neptune up front- Germaine Laine Pierre Delivering on a promise, Regis College School of Nursing, Science and Health Professions in Weston, MA in partnership with the State University of Haiti and the Haitian Ministry of Health will celebrate Haiti’s future nursing leaders as [...]

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Lockheed Martin Donation Strengthens Clinton High School Technology Courses And Prepares The Workforce Of Tomorrow

By Savoy Staff     February 17th, 2014

Clinton Public School District maintenance staffers Teddy Hines (left) and Derrick Jenkins load computers donated by Lockheed Martin. Lockheed Martin’s Mission Support Center in Clinton, Miss. is donating 25 surplus computers to the Clinton High School (CHS) Career Complex. This computer equipment donation will be used as a teaching aid for students studying IT computer [...]

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AT&T 28 Days

By Savoy Staff     February 14th, 2014

The Next Generation of History Makers By MC Lyte (, Hip Hop Pioneer When I became one of the first female hip-hop artists, I didn’t know that I would be making history. I simply wanted to use my voice to inspire and motivate others. I have dedicated my career to being true to myself, humbled [...]

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