SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Connie Tamaddon, author of ‘Surprising Silhouettes’ (ISBN: 978-0977801831) today announced release of ‘Surprising Silhouettes 2′ for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.
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New Children’s Book for Apple iPad 'Surprising Silhouettes 2' by Connie Tamaddon to support College Track
English electronic pop icon Gary Numan signs Moog Synth to help music education nonprofit, The Bob Moog Foundation
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop music icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013. This raffle is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; a chance to own the most sought-after vintage synthesizer of all time.
Energy Optimizers, USA, and SHP Leading Design help Shawnee Local Schools to Save Budget Through Implementing Energy Conservation
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Michael Lamb, Superintendent of Shawnee Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the district is implementing an energy conservation project, to be implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing academic buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
BETHESDA, Md. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity’s ‘I’m First Scholarship,’ a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the ‘I’m First’ blog.
2013 Tech@State: EdTech Conference will explore the revolutionary changes that technology has brought to education
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The U.S. Department of State will explore the revolutionary changes that technology has brought to education and how those changes can enhance diplomacy and development at Tech@State: EdTech on Friday, November 1, 2013. The event will be held on the campus of the George Washington University (GWU) at the Jack […]
Energy Optimizers USA assists Ohio’s South Central Local Schools to save by implementing Energy Conservation Project
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: David Brand, Superintendent of South Central Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District is implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA to improve the High School and K-8 School facilities, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Catalysts Powering Educational Performance: For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students’ knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Center for Student Opportunity’s ‘I’m First’ Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students
BETHESDA, Md. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it’s time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO’s ‘I’m First campaign’ on October 2 with his own video message.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the 2013 Fulbright Regional Network for Applied Research (NEXUS) Scholar Symposium: New Connections for a Changing Climate in Washington, D.C., September 16-20. Twenty scholars, professionals, and applied researchers from throughout the Western Hemisphere, including the United States, will present the culmination of […]
National Inclusion Project teams with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about
CHARLOTTE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children.
Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on Marketing & Communication Strategies for Aging & Accessibility
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29, 2013.
University of Utah Continuing Education announces Online Business Plan and Proposal Class Now Enrolling
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: The University of Utah Continuing Education department is now enrolling students for a 16-week Business Plan and Proposal writing course. The course begins August 26, 2013. Students do not need to be residents of Utah or admitted to the University in order to take the course.
Truebridge Inc. announces launch of the Business Answer Center, a new marketing system for Banks and Credit Unions
BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Truebridge Inc. announced today the launch of the ‘Business Answer Center,’ a new marketing system that provides the bank and credit union clients of Truebridge with an innovative way to deliver financial education to their business customers and generate sales at the financial institutions.
SANTA FE, N.M. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS: Dragon’s Gate Creative Journeys, an experiential workshop service for writers led by Milli Thornton, author of ‘Fear of Writing’ (ISBN: 978-1591098188), announced today the third edition of the Fear of Writing Clinic Student Workbook. The workbook has been used since 2005 to help students at the Fear of Writing Clinic overcome deep-seated fears, allowing workshop participants to write more spontaneously and with less self-censure.
New York State medical students with educational loans can get help from Aglow Dermatology with Facebook promo
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — Aglow Dermatology, a private medical practice located in the Union Square neighborhood of New York City, announces a unique scholarship opportunity for New York State medical students with educational loans in their last year of study.
Center for Student Opportunity receives NonProfit PR Grant to expand mission of empowering first-generation college students
BETHESDA, Md. /eNewsChannels/ — The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) is pleased to announce it is one of this year’s recipients of the 2013 Neotrope JL Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. Neotrope will provide public relations and cause-related-marketing support to CSO over the next year to raise awareness around its education programs, events, and accomplishments.
BOSTON, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ — Truebridge Financial Marketing, which provides banks and credit unions with a financial education marketing system, today announced the addition of 28 new clients in just six months. More and more banks and credit unions are discovering that financial education, properly delivered, is a cost effective way to generate sales for all business lines, from deposits and loans to investments, insurance and trust.
Hobsons today announced a strategic partnership with Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management SaaS
FREDERICK, Md. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS May 14, 2013: Hobsons today announced a strategic partnership with Regent Education, the leading provider of SaaS financial aid management and enrollment optimization solutions for higher education. The partnership will combine the best of breed enrollment services offered by Hobsons with Regent’s industry leading Student Needs Application Platform (SNAP) solution.
Top 5 Reasons Your Clients are Moving to the Cloud: featuring industry thought leader Taylor Macdonald and Philip Massey CPA
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — NEWS Apr 30, 2013: Accounting software specialist, Massey Consulting continues its educational webcast series with two webcasts focusing on best practices for CPAs and their clients. Thursday, May 16, from 2-4 p.m. EDT – ‘Top 5 Reasons Your Clients are Moving to the Cloud’ featuring industry thought leader Taylor Macdonald, Intaact Vice President and Philip Massey CPA, founder Massey Consulting.
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. /eNewsChannels/ — CPEP (Catalysts Powering Educational Performance) is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope’s 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Rev. Uesifili Unasa of New Zealand named International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month for April 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State has selected Reverend Uesifili Unasa of New Zealand as April’s International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month. Throughout April, Rev. Unasa will be recognized on the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ International Exchange Alumni website for his dedication to New Zealand’s Pasifika and other marginalized […]
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — David Vail, Superintendent of Miamisburg City Schools, announced that La-Veta Bauer Elementary School has earned the ENERGY STAR certification, scoring better than 91 percent of other similar buildings nationwide. To qualify for the ENERGY STAR certification, a building must earn a 75 or higher on the EPA’s 1-100 energy [...]
Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Hosts The Fulbright Experience: Reaching Out to All People with Disabilities
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board will host “The Fulbright Experience: Reaching Out to All People with Disabilities,” a public forum on international higher education opportunities and the challenges for people with disabilities and in the deaf community, on February 12, 2013, at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. U.S. Representative […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs welcomes 115 international high school exchange students representing more than 30 countries to Washington, D.C., for a week-long Civic Education Workshop from February 10 – 16. Participants in the Civic Education Workshop were selected from current Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and […]
US Secretary Clinton and Leaders from Thirteen Organizations Sign ‘Declaration of Learning’ on Historic Treaty of Paris Desk
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — On Wednesday, January 30th, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and leaders of thirteen government agencies and NGO’s will sign the “Declaration of Learning” on the historic Treaty of Paris desk in the Diplomatic Reception Rooms at the U.S. Department of State. The signing formally announces their partnership as members of […]
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair on Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 4,000 people attend the Fair every year. The Fair is presented by Resources for Children with Special Needs.
LAKEWOOD, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lakewood College is pleased to announce its continued effort and support to improve educational funding opportunities for spouses of military personnel. The Military Friendly awarded school is helpful in assisting spouses find no-cost funding, utilizing available benefits received by families where one spouse serves in the armed services. When military [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces a partnership with biNu to provide increased English language content to people around the world. Under the partnership, biNu will distribute Department of State English language learning resources, such as e-books, audio content, and the Trace Word Soup English […]
US Dept. of State Announces Webinars for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Fields
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Secretary of State’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, in partnership with the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the global engineering firm CH2M HILL, will host a series of webinars starting November 29th to support emerging women leaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields who are studying […]
LAVEEN, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ — A Share-A-Thon sponsored by Maricopa Village Christian School, Natives with a Mission (NWAM), and local churches including Litchfield Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, is being promoted as the largest event in the history of Maricopa Village; a small and obscure tribal community nestled at the foot of the Estrella Mountains.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ — It all started when local writer, Bryan Sullivan, co-owner of Write Away, Inc., was writing an article for Carolina-Virginia Farmer on a local chapter of the Future Farmers of America (FFA). He learned that while kids in one class at North Buncombe High School (NBHS) were learning about the basics of […]
International Virtual College Fair: US Department of State Sponsors Online College Fair for International Students
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State announced today the International Virtual College Fair, the largest online event ever for overseas students interested in attending college in the United States. The November 13 event, sponsored by the Department’s EducationUSA network, will occur during International Education Week. The Department’s Bureaus of International Information Programs […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State celebrates International Education Week, November 12–16, with the theme of “International Education: Improving Opportunity, Strengthening Society.” The week is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of State will lead events worldwide focusing on the vital role […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State will host a Youth TechCamp in collaboration with Pasifika Nexus and the BrightPath Foundation at the University of South Pacific in Suva, Fiji from November 20-21 and November 26-30, 2012. The first-ever Youth TechCamp in the Pacific, Youth TechCamp Fiji will provide six full days of […]
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — A Swedish delegation of Sustainable Teachers toured Alegria Farm to learn about its new high efficiency farming process and find out about the disease fighting food being grown and delivered by Alegria Fresh. Alegria’s innovative new farming method employs the Verti-Gro System.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Next week, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will welcome approximately 135 emerging international journalists from 90 countries for the seventh annual Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists. The Murrow program is an innovative public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of State, the Aspen Institute, and […]
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State announced today that 68 American teachers and 19 international teachers will be honored on UNESCO’s World Teachers’ Day in Washington, D.C. on October 5. The U.S. teachers participated in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Teachers for Global Classrooms program, and the international teachers are […]
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Diogenes Research, an independent history research group, today announced the publication of two new books on the previously rarely examined history of the Age of Discovery, providing resolutions to several contentious issues.
BOULDER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ — TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, today announced that the Charleston Soccer League (CSL) is now using TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues. Hundreds of sports clubs, leagues, and associations around the world use TeamSnap to register players, make team assignments, coordinate schedules, and much more.
Branding Expert Diana Jennings Contributes to New Book, ‘Personal Branding for Dummies’ by Susan Chritton, M.Ed
IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Diana Jennings founder of Brand You Image, a personal branding and image management firm, has been named chief contributor to Fashioning Your Image to Match Your Personal Brand in the newly released book, ‘Personal Branding for Dummies’ (Wiley, ISBN: 978-1118117927, June 2012).
MIRAMAR, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ — The television viewing habits of children and adults alike are changing on an almost daily basis. Viewing options abound and parents and teachers are taking notice. Customizing a child’s viewing habits is becoming easier and easier and Silva Animation Studio, Inc., the producer of Color with Leo(R), is reaching new audiences through these technologies.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global music industry partners the Music Business Registry and Symbiotic Nation have joined forces to present the MUBUTV Insider Video Series, featuring interviews with some of today’s leading music industry professionals in the areas of A&R, music supervision, legal affairs, [...]
Annette Poizner, a Columbia-Trained Therapist and Author Introduces Handwriting Analysis as a Clinical Tool in New Textbook
TORONTO, Ontario /eNewsChannels/ — Graphology, long derided as a parlor game in North America, is widely used clinically in Israel and Europe, according to Annette Poizner, Ed.D., a Registered Social Worker practicing in Toronto. Poizner, a certified graphologist, published doctoral research which explored graphology use within psychotherapy. That study, performed at the University of Toronto, is summarized in her just published textbook, ‘Clinical Graphology: An Interpretive Manual for Mental Health Practitioners’ (ISBN: 978-0398087265; Charles C Thomas Publisher).
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jack Hayford will be the banquet speaker at California Released Time (CaRT) Christian Education State Conference
ANAHEIM, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — You can be involved by attending the Annual California Released Time State Conference on August 4, 2012 at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. with closing banquet to follow at 5:30 p.m. The event is co-Hosted by Santa Ana and Fullerton Released Time Programs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — Twenty four teachers from China and Egypt have arrived in the U.S. to teach Mandarin and Arabic in U.S. elementary and secondary schools. They are participating in the Department of State’s Teachers of Critical Languages Program. Their program, sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, begins in Washington, D.C. […]
Carroll Catholic High School announced that the school will be implementing energy conservation projects with help of Ohio’s Energy Optimizers, USA
DAYTON, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ — Matthew Sableski, Principal at Carroll Catholic High School announced that the school will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and save money. Energy Optimizers, USA will be working with the school to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On the list of celebrated songwriters from the 1940s through the 1990s is the name of Ruth Roberts (www.ruthrobertsmusic.com). While not as well-known as some of her contemporaries, you have heard her work because Ruth Roberts’ songs are played [...]
Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board Convenes in NYC June 11-12, Explores Innovation Through Partnership and Connectivity
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — On June 11-12, 2012, the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board will hold its quarterly meeting in New York City, with participation by Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock and other Department officials. Established by the U.S. Congress and appointed by the President of […]
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ — Celebrate a decade of global education programs with World Savvy on May 17, 2012 at the RSP Architects in Minneapolis. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy’s mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.
Ninth Annual Global Classrooms D.C. Model UN Conference will feature keynote by Special Adviser for Global Youth Issues Ronan Farrow
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Department of State and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) will partner for the Ninth Annual Global Classrooms D.C. Model United Nations Conference, to be held at the Department on May 1. This year’s conference will feature a keynote address by Special Adviser for Global Youth […]
Beeswax Productions announces season 2 of ‘Recess Stories’ – an online TV comedy series set on the school playground
ELLSWORTH, Maine /eNewsChannels/ — Beeswax Productions is excited to announce the Second Season of ‘Recess Stories,’ its ground breaking online comedy series for kids about life on the playground. It’s ‘Peanuts’ meets ‘The Little Rascals’ with a dash of ‘Seinfeld.’ Real kids. Real stories. Really funny.
DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — TACPA (The Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants) announced today the opening of registration for its 2012 Spring Meeting and CPE Sessions. This conference is open to all Texas-licensed CPAs and meets all Texas CPE requirements.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — World Savvy will host a 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to commemorate a decade of global education programs on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Astor Center in New York. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy’s mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.
Madiera Canyon Home Owners Association and Clark County School District Work Together to Move Dangerous Bus Stop
HENDERSON, Nev. /eNewsChannels/ — General Manager Karla Pearson-Call recognized that the bus stop adjacent to the Club at Madeira Canyon, the homeowners association that she manages, posed a potentially dangerous situation. The children who rode the bus had to cross traffic to access the pedestrian gate leading to the Club, said Professional Community Management of California, Inc.
Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2012, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Adoptions of Textbook ‘Construction Project Management – a Managerial Approach’ Accelerate for Construction Management, Architecture and Real Estate College Programs
CHICAGO, Ill., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Construction Project Management – a Managerial Approach” (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) sales by Pareto Publishing have increased 400 percent each semester since publication in December 2010. This text uniquely provides the integration of construction management, project management and business [...]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. /eNewsChannels/ — When a local Hillcrest resident asked EcoHouse to remodel his 60 foot sunroom, architect and custom home builder Rodney Collins suggested donating the glassed room to local educational gardens. Not only will the material be reused, but the local food system movement will benefit by better educating our school children and producing good food for the schools and the local farmers markets.
HOUSTON, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — Softway Solutions is a company that deals directly with the next most important frontier of business: the web. Having been in operation since 2003, Softway Solutions now employs more than 110 individuals throughout the globe. Its far-reaching network allows the company to function at its peak potential.
Certified Cyber Intel and CounterIntel Analyst Boot Camps announced at RSA Conference by Treadstone 71 LLC
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., /eNewsChannels/ — Treadstone 71 announced at the RSA Conference two new certification tracks. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst and the Cyber Counterintelligence (CI) Analyst Certifications focus upon real world, practical activities coupled with theory. The certifications enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and training resources.
Textbook, Construction Project Management, wins Axion Business Book, Indie Next Generation, and International Best Book Awards
CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ — Sales of the textbook ‘Construction Project Management – a Managerial Approach’ (ISBN: 978-0979996917) from Pareto Publishing, have increased 400 percent each semester since publication in December 2010. The text is now increasingly used in United States 2-year, 4-year and graduate university construction management, architecture and real estate programs.
76 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds received official certification as qualified users of Sample Digital Holdings LLC’s dax platform
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — A total of 76 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds received official certification as qualified users of Sample Digital’s dax platform, the industry’s leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a course conducted January 28 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.
U.S. Department of State Welcomes Teachers on International Leaders in Education Program for Study in Alabama, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs welcomes 63 secondary school teachers from 15 countries to the United States for the International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) that began on January 9, 2012.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1937. AAUP is an organization grounded in a tradition of service, whose members engage in forward-looking publishing programs and innovations. Both the history of the association and the future of scholarly communications will provide focus for a series of events, including a ‘University Press Week’ in November 2012, to mark the occasion of the AAUP 75th anniversary.
Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas announces third lecture in its 2011-12 series, What is a Girly-Girl?
DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas will hold its third lecture, ‘What is a Girly-Girl?,’ in its 2011-2012 series on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture.
Christopher Zoukis’ new book ‘Education Behind Bars’ makes the case that all Americans should support education in our prison system
PETERSBURG, Va. /eNewsChannels/ — Why should the American taxpayer care about people who are incarcerated in our prison system? Simple, it is a true cost-saving measure that should be discussed. In ‘EDUCATION BEHIND BARS’ (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press) author Christopher Zoukis makes the case for why all Americans should support education in our prison system. Most Americans do not realize that the United States could save upwards of $60 billion each year by simply educating prisoners.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), in partnership with the Institute of International Education, marks the tenth anniversary of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program.
Bianca Bailey, a Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas Alumna, Honored as White House Champion of Change
DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas congratulates their alumna Bianca Bailey on her selection as a Champion of Change by the White House. Bianca is one of 12 recipients nationwide of the Champions of Change honor for being leaders in the effort to recruit and retain girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
U.S. Department of State Honors Nathan Collett of the United States as State Alumni Member of the Month
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The U.S. Department of State selected Nathan Collett, a U.S. alumnus of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ (ECA) Fulbright Student Program, as State Alumni Member of the Month.
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and TESOL International Association Join Efforts to Aid English Language Teaching Worldwide
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in the U.S. Department of State and the TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) International Association are launching a joint effort to connect teachers of and resources for English language teaching (ELT) in the United States with parties or entities with ELT needs outside the United States.
PALO ALTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The World Mind Network, in conjunction with social network Mightybell (www.mightybell.com), is holding a contest between Stanford and UC Berkeley students to find the best example of the use of Mightybell software to create an experience around a fresh approach to planetary problems like climate change, poverty, disease, sustainability, and illiteracy.
Inventive Minds announces A Workbook For Young Inventors: to educate and motivate children to imagine and create, and ultimately – invent
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — Inventive Minds continues to add useful and inspirational media products to its line of tools for inventions. Most recently, it has created and released ‘A Workbook For Young Inventors’ (ISBN: 978-0983344803). This workbook for kids incorporates colorful characters known as the ‘Dreamalings(R)’ that are used to educate and motivate children to imagine and create, and ultimately – invent.
Iron Workers International Union teams with IMPACT for series of new architectural and ornamental training modules
AUSTIN, Texas /eNewsChannels/ — The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho /eNewsChannels/ — When the dairy producer leaders of the United Dairymen of Idaho (UDI) and its two branches – the Idaho Dairy Products Commission and the Idaho Dairymen’s Association – agreed to establish a scholarship program this year, they intended to award $1,500 scholarships to seven deserving students of Idaho dairy farm families.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ — What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people’s choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit’s new print issue released today, the Best of KidSpirit Online.
Collegiate Caregivers announced this week the launch of a new home care business that aims to revolutionize the senior care industry
MADISON, Wis. /eNewsChannels/ — Collegiate Caregivers announced this week the launch of a new home care business that aims to revolutionize the senior care industry through an intelligent and unique use of college students and technology.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The United States is pleased to announce an innovative partnership between the U.S. Department of State, the Government of Brazil, and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to develop and promote an anti-racism curriculum entitled “Teaching Respect for All.” The “Teaching Respect for All” curriculum will be developed […]
University of California at Berkeley, in partnership with the World Mind Network explore Practical and Revolutionary Usages of Web and Cell Tools
BERKELEY, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ — The University of California at Berkeley, in partnership with the World Mind Network, is becoming the nexus of a new movement aiming to maximize the vast power embedded in commonly used Web and Smart phone technologies to effect useful change in the world.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — In Recognition of International Literacy Day, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized Reading Is Fundamental as its September Charity of the Month.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ — The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and mtvU, MTV’s 24-hour college network, announced today the four 2011 winners of the Fulbright-mtvU Fellowships, an academic exchange program established in 2007 to promote the power of music as a global force for strengthening and expanding people-to-people relationships and developing greater mutual understanding among cultures.
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