TSTC tech career job fair scheduled for Aug. 9 in Dallas


Councilmember Dwaine R. Caraway and Texas State Technical College (TSTC) will host a free career fair featuring hands-on activities, advanced technology exhibits and financial aid and admissions representatives. The event, “Bridging Technology and Education,” will be held in Exhibit Hall A of the Dallas Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday Aug. 9.  [...]

SMU STEM Program for Minority Students receives $2.6 million Dept. of Defense grant

STEMPREP students living the college life in an SMU dining hall (Photographer: Anthony Merriett)

DALLAS (SMU) – Joy Brown-Bryant would like to be U.S. surgeon general one day. But first, the 14-year-old from Oakland, California, wants to help reconstruct the faces of military burn victims as a plastic surgeon. Brown-Bryant is well on her way to achieving her goal; she is spending the summer at Southern Methodist University taking [...]

Last chance to register for Dallas Mayor’s Back to School Fair

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Free one-stop shop event to provide school supplies for 15,000 qualifying Dallas schoolchildren, plus immunizations, vision and dental screenings, haircuts, information, kidsactivities, entertainment and more  A one-stop shop designed to equip families with the back-to-school basics, the 18th-annual Mayor’s Back To School Fair, presented by Walmart and Sam’s Club, will take place Friday, Aug. 1, from 8 a.m. – [...]

Eric Dickerson will share healthy insights at 3rd Annual Fit and Faithful Living

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At the Third Annual Fit and Faithful Living Expo in Dallas, NFL and SMU Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson will share how he developed good fitness and nutritional habits after life as an NFL running back. The expo will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Hughes-Trigg [...]

Dallas Sidekicks participating in Prosper Parks and Rec soccer camp in August

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PROSPER — With the excitement of the US team’s exceptional showing at the World Cup still fresh, the Prosper Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with the Dallas Sidekicks to offer a soccer camp in August, says Recreation Services Coordinator Julie Shivers. “While the Americans did not get into the finals of the World Cup, [...]

Barbara Pierce Bush selected as Alley’s House 2014 Luncheon Speaker

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Alley’s House will host its third annual luncheon on Oct. 1 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. featuring keynote speaker Barbara Pierce Bush and Honorary Chair, Gloria Campos at House of Blues Dallas. Anna de Haro of Clear Channel Radio will return as event emcee. Following last year’s breakout event with Texas Senator Wendy R. [...]

NTTA: Direct-Connector Ramp now open on I-20 for commuters


The North Texas Tollway Authority opened a direct-connector ramp from westbound Interstate 20 to southbound Chisholm Trail Parkway (CTP) over the weekend. This is the latest phase of the CTP project. All mainlanes of the 27.6 mile roadway opened to traffic May 11. CTP provides a continuous route for motorists traveling from the downtown Fort [...]

Free block party in Oak Cliff on August 9

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The Oak Cliff Cultural Center celebrates its 4th Anniversary with a free Block Party on Jefferson Boulevard. There will be music, dance, workshops, hands-on activities, food and fun for the whole family. The public is invited to enjoy the fun from 3 p.m. to 9 p,m, Saturday, Aug. 9 between Zang Blvd. and Madison Ave. in Dallas. During [...]

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