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Try Something DIFFERENT Before Summer Is Gone! Events for Fall 2012 Throughout New England

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Try Something DIFFERENT Before Summer Is Gone!

Events for Fall 2012 Throughout New England

By: Lesley White-Buefort, Contributing Writer

 

Summer is unfortunately drawing to a close, and hopefully, we have a few months left in which to enjoy the beautiful outdoors before winter arrives and drives people indoors. Take advantage of the few remaining longer days and later sunsets, and try something different!

For ninety-five amazing years, the town of West Springfield has hosted the Eastern States Expositioncommonly known as The Big E.…

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The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) The Premier Hispanic Organization

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The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA)

The Premier Hispanic Organization

By: Crystal Russo, Copy Editor & Contributing Writer

 

The National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) aspires to be the premier organization for Hispanic business professionals, and provides several ways for its members to network, expand their horizons, and attain their MBA. The organization has several major goals. They offer opportunities to increase the number of Hispanics graduating from master’s business degree programs through scholarships, professional development, and mentorship.… Read More »

National Association of Asian American Professionals NAAAP Boston

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National Association of Asian American Professionals

NAAAP Boston

By: Crystal Russo, Copy Editor & Contributing Writer

 

National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Boston is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer, Pan-Asian American professional organization which promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through professional development, community service, and social events. As part of NAAAP National, NAAAP Boston is the largest and fastest growing Asian American professional organization in Greater Boston.… Read More »

From Seeds to Beautiful Blooms! Delta Sigma Theta’s Jabberwock Cotillion

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From Seeds to Beautiful Blooms!

Delta Sigma Theta’s Jabberwock Cotillion

By: Lesley White-Buefort, Contributing Writer

 

On May 12, 2012, seven young women who were dressed to the nines in white were presented to an audience of their families, friends, supporters, and members of theBoston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. at Boston’s prestigious Harvard Club. The event was the Jabberwock Cotillion — the culminating event following an eight month program called Leadership Development Institute (LDI).… Read More »

EMC Reaches Out To HBCU Students

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EMC Reaches Out To HBCU Students

By: Crystal Russo, Copy Editor & Contributing Writer

 

Chris Kibathi Gaturu carries an innate desire and passion to engage and reach out to people, offering opportunities to underserved demographics. He receives fulfillment daily in his profession as a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) campus relations manager and diversity recruiter for the University Relations department at EMC Corporation. In this position, Chris spearheads EMC’s HBCU internship recruitment by showcasing the EMC brand to targeted institutions, recruiting the best and brightest students nationally.… Read More »

Non-Profit Spotlight In Support of Our Veterans

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Non-Profit Spotlight

In Support of Our Veterans

By: Lesley White-Buefort

 

We have recently seen the return home of THOUSANDS of military troops from Middle-Eastern conflicts. Ethnic Online is taking some time to highlight several of the organizations who serve those who have made sacrifices for the freedom and safety of this nation.

With a helping hand that reached back nearly thirty years, Boston-based New England Center for Homeless Veterans (NECHV) addresses issues facing veterans who find themselves homeless, in addition to dealing with addiction, trauma, mental illness or unemployment.…

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Spring Awakening Travel Options

Spring Awakening

Travel Options

By: Lesley White-Buefort

 

In the words of my niece who seems to ALWAYS have some electronic device in her hands, winter has proven to be an #EPIC FAIL if you are into winter sports. Mother Nature has been in hibernation and this transplanted “island girl” is JUST FINE with that. Winter has been mild by all accounts, especially in comparison to the winter of 2011 when snow and temperatures fell almost constantly!… Read More »

Rhode Island’s Star Viola Davis

Rhode Island’s Star: Viola Davis

By: Jovani Yolanda Fox

Tony Award winning actress, Rhode Island’s own Viola Davis, has become a household name across the county. Born to southern parents Mary Alice and Dan Davis, and raised in Central Falls, she garnered a healthy appetite for theatre and the arts early in life.

“We grew up in abject poverty. Acting, writing scripts and skits were a way of escaping our environment at a very young age,” says Davis of her childhood, where she grew up the second youngest of six children.…

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Military Spouses Coping with Separation

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Coping with Separation

By: Jovani Yolanda Fox

 

They serve our country. They fight on the front lines and sacrifice their lives for our freedom. What most of us don’t realize is that our soldiers are not the only ones that are making a huge sacrifice. That great sacrifice belongs to those men and women married to active duty soldiers, and the unique couples in which both are active soldiers (called Dual Military or DualMil). … Read More »

Wyclef Jean Headlines Haiti Gala

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Wyclef Jean Headlines Haiti Gala

By: Mike Bruny

 

Ethnic Online caught up with recording artist and Haitian Ambassador Wyclef Jean before his performance at the Aksyon Contemporary Haiti Gala, held at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Wyclef was as cool as a cucumber when he posed for photographers and graciously took questions from a small group of the media. He joked around and requested that we ask him questions in Haitian Creole.… Read More »