Welcome to the World! Introducing Kaniyah

Welcome to the world, little
 Miss Kaniyah Anderson
Born 8/8/10 at 3:47pm; weighing 6lbs;9oz
Congrats to proud parents Tiffany and Deon 
and to new big brother Khanya!


Smart Spending: 20 Colleges Worth the Investment

Top Universities as listed by Mainstreet.com

EVENT: 2010 Duke University Student Activities Fair

The Fall 2010 Student Activities Fair will be held on Friday, September 3 from 4-6pm on East Campus Quad. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to meet with representatives from most of Duke’s 400+ student organizations! In the meantime, check out http://dukegroups.com for information about student groups.

Sponsored by: Office of Student Activities and Facilities (OSAF) for information and directions visit: Office of Student Affairs

EVENT: Girls Can Lead Too – Sept. 11

For a larger view and printable form please go to: Girls Can Lead Too

Neighborhood News: Wade Edwards Learning Lab (WELL)

Hello from the Wade Edwards Foundation and the Wade Edwards Learning Lab (WELL)!
Hope you’re having a great summer. Here’s the latest on what’s going on this fall…


We’re kicking off this FREE Wednesday speaker and activity series with an informative session on College & Financial Aid. Planning and paying for college can be a challenge. You may be wondering: How can I afford college? What does it mean to get financial aid? Get the answers to all your questions at the College & Financial Aid Forum!

Join Sarita Broadway (College Foundation of NC) Kevi Dixon (NC State University Financial Aid Office) and Danny Bland (NC Teaching Fellows) on Wednesday, September 1st from 3:15 to 4 pm at the WELL. (714 Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh NC 27605, brick building, blue awning just across from Broughton High) to find out more about YOUR future and how to prepare for a great college experience! Plus, we’ll be serving FREE PIZZA to forum participants. View our forum poster by using this link:http://wade.org/financialaidforumflyer(2).pdf

For more information visit www.wade.org or contact Dakia Davis, Foundation Assistant at (919) 856-9355 or foundation@wade.org.

TIPS: What do school kids need to be cool kids?

Traditional school has started in Raleigh, while some year rounds have already been in session. It’s never too late to keep your kids hip to the latest trends in supplies and clothing. MainStreet.com has some lists for you parents to look over…

Neighborhood News: The Wade Edwards Learning Lab

The WELL is located across the street from Broughton High School at 714 Saint Mary’s Street (brick building, blue awning), Raleigh, NC 27605. To learn more about The Well’s purpose and mission, Contact them online at www.wade.org or call 919-856-9355. The WELL and its activities are sponsored by the Wade Edwards Foundation. Contact Sarah Lowder at 856-9233 for more information.

In the meantime, please join us as we welcome back a longtime friend of the WELL. Dakia “Kia” Davis served the Wade Edwards Learning Lab and Foundation in several roles (foundation and program assistant, volunteer, lab assistant, etc.) from 2000 to 2005. Kia will coordinate WELL Forums, the Student Advisory Board and provide general foundation and program support. We’re excited that Kia will be joining us once again as Foundation Assistant. 

Kia is returning to us from Greensboro, NC where she studied social work, women’s and gender studies and nonprofit management at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). After graduating she worked as the Administrative Coordinator for the Greensboro Hope Project, a youth gang prevention initiative and served as a volunteer counselor for the Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro. She will be with us until winter 2010 when she heads for Washington, D.C. to attend Howard University for a master’s degree in social work. Follow her journey to D.C. here!

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