Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders. People that suffer with sickle cell disease have an abnormal protein in their red blood cells. In the United States, most people who have sickle cell disease are of African ancestry, but the condition is also common in people with a Hispanic and Mediterranean background. Because the disease runs in families, couples planning to have children can have genetic testing.
Students and Faculty & Staff gathered to enjoy a BBQ, summer treats sold by Sisters United, and a traditional softball game between Students and Faculty/Staff. After 2 years, the Staff/Faculty finally had a victory. Faculty/Staff won with a final score of 34-9!
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If change is the only thing constant in the world, it’s most pronounced in social media. We’ve seen more communication and media formats come up in recent years than the preceding century. From Facebook Watch to Twitter’s live broadcasts, and most recently, the launch of IGTV, a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favorite Instagram creators.
What is IGTV?
Left to right in photo: CW Professor Max Torres, Flores' Assistant Magdalys Taveras, and Author Bienvenido Flores Pichardo.
The Dominican Consulate of New York recently hosted an event to release the book, “Familia, Escuela y Participación Comunitaria,” (Family, School, and Community Participation). Flores Pichardo is an author and researcher with vast experience on several education indicators affecting the Dominican Education System.
History is often reduced to a handful of memorable moments and events. In Black history, those events often include courageous stories like those of The Underground Railroad and historic moments like the famous “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But these are only a few of the significant and important events to know and remember.