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Soldiers to Scholars

The Washington Post (Monday, November 23rd 1998)
Location in Publication: Page A23

By: William Raspberry

You don’t have to admonish Alzo J. Reddick to pull himself together. The University of Central Florida educator has made a second career of pulling himself together, weaving the disparate elements into a potentially transforming approach to education. There’s Alzo, the burly footballer who boasts of playing (he doesn’t say how successfully) against Deacon Jones […]

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UCF seeks role models for black kids

The Orlando Sentinel (Monday, August 14th 1995)
Location in Publication: Page 1, Local & State

By: Shirish Date

Wanted: Black men who lost a military or defense jobĀ and want to study to be teachers. The University of Central Florida is looking tonight for a few good African-American ex-soldiers, and ex-defense contractors who want to become teachers. And while they’re learning how, they will serve as role models in a neighborhood that, until recently, […]

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Boost for ranks of role models

The Orlando Sentinel (Monday, August 21st 1995)
Location in Publication: Page A - 10

What’s missing from the lives of many children growing up in urban neighborhoods is a strong, responsible male role model. That lack of male guidance contributes to misbehavior In schools and crime in the street. An intriguing project has been introduced in Orlando, though, to address that problem. The idea. a brainchild of Florida Rep. […]

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