While this year's summer camp has come to an end, the children are leaving with experiences and lessons that they will treasure for life! At the AKA Summer Camp, we ensure the children have fun but also learn something in the process. To promote technology and creative arts, the students enjoyed a "Make Your Own [...]
Our ASCEND scholars demonstrated the true spirit of the holidays as they completed two community service projects in December. The scholars donated items to Ronald McDonald House of Durham from their Wish Tree which included gift cards, household cleaning supplies, disinfecting wipes, snacks, toys and clothing for the children staying at the House. The chairmen [...]
One of the important missions of Alpha Kappa Alpha's ASCEND program is to expose students to SMART (Science, Math, and Related Technologies) initiatives in an effort to close the opportunity gap among African American youth and prepare them for STEM careers that will continue to drive the global economy. On December 7, [...]
On November 7, Alpha Zeta Omega held a symposium on Alzheimer's Disease and the Caregiver in the African American community, which was free to the public. More than one hundred guests joined us as reputable speakers from across the country spoke on demystifying Alzheimer's disease, the importance of African American participation in clinical trials, caregiver [...]
Members of Alpha Zeta Omega joined the Triangle Friends of African American Art in a guided tour of Nasher Museum's exhibit of African & African American artists. We thoroughly enjoyed the bonding experience as we shared our interpretations of Black art.
Music therapy has been known to help Alzheimer’s patients recall memories and emotions, even in very late stages of the disease. Alpha Zeta Omega recognized The Longest Day, a day honoring the strength and courage of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, by bringing the magic of Motown to the Durham Center for Senior Life [...]