Monthly: June 2012

South Dade Alphas Encourage Students to Go To College


Iota Pi Lambda brothers serve as instructors and liaisons for Miami-Dade County Public School’s annual Summer College Tour Institute.  The program is two  weeks long.  Week one consists of classroom instruction that includes  workshops on computer–based learning, guest speakers from various  universities, financial aid, scholarships, course selection, majors, and transitioning to college life.  Week two […]

Congress Honors Black Marines


Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos greets James Huger, 97, and other surviving members of the Montford Point Marines, during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. (Photo: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of African-American veterans who helped to integrate the Marine Corps during World War II […]