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New Class of NPA IMPACT Fellows Announced: Six outstanding postdocs hailing from underrepresented communities form third IMPACT class | National News
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the members of its third class of scholars in its signature program designed to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) in the postdoctoral community and beyond. The six fellows in the NPA's 2023-2024 IMPACT Fellowship Program ("IMPACT") are postdoctoral researchers representing diverse backgrounds, disciplines, and geographies.
TODOS SANTOS, Baja California Sur, Mexico, Aug. 3, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Novelist Michelle Wildgen has joined the faculty of the Todos Santos Writers Workshop for the 11th annual winter session, Feb. 4 - 10, 2024. Wildgen, a longtime editor at Tin House magazine, and author of four novels, will lead the fiction class. Wildgen joins Christopher Merrill (poetry), Karen Karbo (memoir), Jeanne McCulloch (memoir), and Rex Weiner (storytelling strategies) in the acclaimed creative writing retreat's teaching lineup.
innovosource hosts virtual conference to bridge gap between tech and startup gap fund and accelerator programs and development and advancement offices
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 11, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's a trending topic among research institutions - to improve alignment between tech and startup gap fund accelerator programs (GAP) and development/advancement offices. So to meet that end, innovosource is hosting a virtual conference, "Innovation and Venture Philanthropy for Research Institutions" on August 23. This unique opportunity invites key parties from each group to participate.
BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint® Educational Systems announced today that Bethlehem Area School District (BASD) has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy® Student Education Platform for its K-12 student data management needs. The district's solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Online Registration, Synergy MTSS, and Synergy Special Education, and will be hosted in the Synergy AWS Cloud environment.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., June 8, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lee Duncan, President and CEO of Alliance Group, has accepted an invitation to serve a three-year term on the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business Alumni Board, effective July 1, 2023. Duncan's commitment to community building, coupled with his remarkable achievements in the business world, make him a valuable addition to the Board.
ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn., June 1, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the NGPA proudly announces the opening of their most generous scholarship offering in the organization's history. This year NGPA celebrates a momentous milestone: 25 years of scholarships. NGPA is offering over $500,000 in scholarship dollars to their membership this year!
After 50 years, H.E. Hodge Company, Cumming athletic and institutional equipment company, kicks off a new season of ownership
CUMMING, Ga., May 23, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DeJazz Woods has always had a love for sports. He has been around athletic equipment since childhood football, leading him to play at the collegiate level as an outside linebacker for the University of Illinois from 2010 - 2014. As a Business Development Manager for three major athletic equipment manufacturers, Woods would cross paths with Jeff Hodge, President of H.E. Hodge Company, and Bud Hodge, the company's founder, who are both huge college football fans.
Shattering Barriers in Fine Arts Education: The Vocal Gym Unveils World’s First Full-Credit Homeschool Course for Singing
ORLANDO, Fla., May 19, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Throga announces a new online course for singing, specifically designed for homeschool students. Singing has long been considered outside the scope of most homeschool training, as the intricacies of the arts and technical complexities involved in vocal training present particular challenges in a home learning environment.
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated for more than 60 years to advancing the careers of women, names eleven students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2023 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded more than $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.
PLANO, Texas, May 9, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports, the leading provider of sports technology, and Icon Source, a leading platform connecting athletes and brands for NIL endorsements, are excited to announce their partnership. The collaboration between the two companies will bring together their cutting-edge technology and branding solutions, allowing for a streamlined and effective approach to sports management and monetization.
Calif. Children’s Health Champion California Safe Schools Celebrates 25th Anniversary, Honors Earth Day Heroes
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Founded by Robina Suwol in 1998, California Safe Schools (CSS) is a children's environmental health and environmental justice non-profit. CSS achieved national and international prominence by spearheading the Los Angeles Unified School District's (LAUSD) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy, and for the past 25 years been a leader in protecting children's health and the environment.
TEMECULA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Brian Kavanagh, Class of 2022, Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac Catholic School, was the first student to be selected for the National FFA Organization leadership on the state level. And, he just gave his retirement address as Treasurer at the California State FFA Leadership Convention in Ontario, California.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As it celebrates its twentieth anniversary, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Lisa Kozlowski, Ph.D., and Christian Meissner, Ph.D., are the 2023 winners of two of the most prestigious awards in the national postdoctoral scholar community.
NEW ORLEANS, La., April 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Three times self-published author and entrepreneur Michelle Jackson had no idea starting a private Facebook group would change her life. In March 2020, inspired by COVID's unexpected stay-at-home orders, Jackson took to social media to connect with writers of color and to find resources on how to market a book without leaving the confines of her home. And so, the Black Writers Workspace (BWW) online community was born.
Soundfly Teams Up With LA Pianist and Producer Elijah Fox to Launch a New Course on Impressionist Harmony and Hip-Hop Beats
BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 18, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, pianist and producer Elijah Fox welcomes musicians into his exciting new course with online music education hub Soundfly. In it Elijah explores his singular approach to writing, improvising, and producing the "Impressionist" music for which he's become widely known; a style that has hypnotized fans around the world, been championed by collaborators like Yussef Dayes, Tom Misch, and Kiefer, and become the foundation for Drake & 21 Savage's hit "Major Distribution."
HBCU Green Fund Atlanta University Fellows Spend Spring Break Planting Trees in a Rural African Village to Fight Climate Change
ATLANTA, Ga., April 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A group of HBCU Green Fund Fellows from Atlanta University Center recently dedicated their spring break embedded in an African village on the border of Senegal and Mauritania building a tree shelter, planting trees and digging a well in their ongoing efforts to help the vulnerable communities that are most impacted by the effects of climate change, but contribute the least.
Pleasanton Unified School District (CA) Selects Synergy SIS from EDUPOINT for K-12 Student Data Management
PLEASANTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edupoint® Educational Systems announced today that Pleasanton Unified School District (PUSD) has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy® Student Information System (SIS) to replace its current system from Aequitas for its K-12 student data management needs. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy SIS and Synergy Online Registration hosted on Edupoint's AWS Cloud Hosting platform.
TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- lijah Walker got connected to We Are G.A.M.E in 2016 when DJ Reed - the G.A.M.E. alumnus who is now a cornerback with the New York Jets - introduced him to Blaze Bhence while he was in college. He was then introduced to Joyce Thigpen, co-founder of the nonprofit. She helped Walker develop a class schedule to move him forward in both his academic and athletic careers.
Operations Security (OPSEC) is Critical Requirement for Open-Source and Dark Net Collection says Treadstone 71
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Treadstone 71, LLC, the source for cyber intelligence, counterintelligence, hybrid and cognitive warfare announces new courses and services. The Treadstone 71 training and associated services include standardized anonymity methods, browser configurations, container builds, persona alignments to technology, PIRs and testing methods used by adversaries.
The Dillinger Escape Plan’s Ben Weinman Has a New Course on How to Make a Living in Art Without Making Compromises
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 21, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online music learning platform Soundfly has released a brand new course with Ben Weinman, guitarist, songwriter, and founding member of The Dillinger Escape Plan, on the business of making art without compromising one's values or integrity. The Business of Uncompromising Art is a course like no other, and musicians of all types can find it today in Soundly's digital library of creative music courses.
Cal State San Bernardino School of Entrepreneurship Makes Top 10 Graduate Entrepreneurial Programs in the West
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The School of Entrepreneurship at the California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) announced they have once again made the list of top graduate schools for entrepreneurship programs by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 13, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), in partnership with Gallagher, today announced the finalists for the 2023 NPA Gallagher Mentor Award. The award recognizes a faculty member or advisor who engages in exceptional mentoring of postdoctoral scholars. The prestigious NPA Gallagher Mentor Award recognizes those who advocate for postdoctoral scholars.
Valo Media and OptionsSwing Partner to Bring Innovative User-Generated Content Solutions to the Online Education Market
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 25, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Valo Media, a user-generated content (UGC) agency, announced today that it has entered into a strategic partnership with OptionsSwing, an online education technology company. This new partnership will bring innovative solutions for strategic marketing initiatives as well as brand new content that will help OptionsSwing reach and engage a wider global audience.
NEWTON, Mass., Jan. 24, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The BioBuilder Educational Foundation, Inc. ("BioBuilder"), which has a decade of empowering teachers and schools to bring synthetic biology education to school districts in 47 states, today announced its launch of a strategic planning process designed to grow the bioeconomy workforce at scale in urban, rural, and tribal communities.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their 2023 "Cursive is Cool"® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, Third Place based on legibility and neatness.
Doherty Enterprises-owned Applebee’s® on Long Island Announce 7th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest
LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Jan 17, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Doherty Enterprises-owned Applebee's® Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurant on Long Island today announced the official start of their 7th annual Above and "BEE"yond Teacher Essay Contest. The annual essay contest recognizes top teachers - as nominated by their students - rewarding teachers with a $500 sponsorship check and special end-of-year class party.
ANDOVER, Minn. and PLANO, Texas, Jan. 10, 2023 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pre-College Development Academy (PCDA), the first network of post-high school inter-connected soccer academies in the United States, has announced a new multi-year partnership with Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, to further advance their mission of bridging the gap between youth soccer and the next level.
MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 9, 2022, Mississippi State University (MSU) and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) opened the doors to the Mississippi Cyber Center, a culmination of efforts made possible through the Mississippi Cyber Initiative (MCI). The newly renovated building on the MGCCC Harrison County Campus is the central location for the first phase of this massive commitment to cybersecurity training and knowledge-sharing.
Announcing Seedling’s Fab Five Winners: Seedling to Honor Winners at 11th Annual April Gala in support of Children who have an...
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seedling invites the Austin community to our 11th Annual Austin's Fab Five - Light Up the Night! Gala on the evening of Friday, April 14, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Austin. Join us as we honor five true local heroes whose selfless devotion has left a profoundly positive impact in the lives of hundreds of Central Texas children.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A survey released today by the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA), 2023 Postdoctoral Barriers to Success, shows warning signs from a critical component of the nation's science and research workforce. Today, more than 70,000 postdoctoral researchers ("postdocs") who have completed their Ph.D. or other terminal degree work in senior positions in academia, government, and industry.
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Soundfly's newest online course, "The Pocket Queen: Moving at Your Own Tempo," is out today as part of the platform's digital subscription library. This course, led by drummer, producer, and viral content creator, Taylor Gordon, aka The Pocket Queen, teaches modern rhythm and drumming concepts and music production, as well as strategies for finding one's authentic creative self.
3rd Annual Synergy Achievement Awards Program Recognizes Partner Districts for Commitment to Stakeholders
MESA. Ariz., Dec. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, announced this year's Synergy Achievement Awards recipients at its Synergy Connect National Users Conference last month at the Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee. The annual awards program recognizes exceptional application of Synergy functionality to significantly benefit district stakeholders.
HBCU Green Fund and Center for Environmental Justice Cites Small Progress Toward Climate Justice at COP27 in Egypt and Commit to...
WASHINGTON, D.C. and ATLANTA, Ga., Dec. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In an effort to increase diversity at the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, the HBCU Green Fund and the Harambee House/Citizens for Environmental Justice (HH/CFEJ) partnered to lead a delegation of 27 persons from the United States, Africa and the diaspora to participate in the global summit touted as "COP Africa."
MESA, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) has been selected as the recipient of the company's seventh annual Partner for Life Award. Edupoint Founder and CEO Bob Weathers presented the award to Debbie Durrence, Ed.D., Executive Director for GCPS's Department of Data Governance, at the 2022 Synergy Connect Users Conference last month at the Opryland Resort in Nashville.
LA Unified Schools Appear Poised to Weaken Public Oversight, Again: This Time on a Crucial Public Health Issue
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Tuesday, November 15, 2022 a majority of the Los Angeles Unified School Board voted to begin a process some fear would dismantle an oversight Committee that has been in place for decades ensuring the globally celebrated environmental policy was implemented according to the district's policy and California's Healthy Schools Act. In its place the Board is recommending establishing an Ad Hoc Committee, says celebrated children's environmental health non-profit California Safe Schools.
ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 22, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A new exam-prep company is helping students to pass the U.S. CPA exams in droves. Maxwell CPA Review was founded by Kyle Ashcraft, CPA and provides online CPA courses to prepare students for the U.S. CPA exams. Kyle passed all four CPA exams with a 90 and above, in only six months. Now he works to equip students with the same tools that prepared him for his exams.
BioBuilder and K2 Scientific Bring Synthetic Biology Programs and Laboratory Equipment to High-Need High Schools Around the Country
BOSTON, Mass., Nov. 18, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As a world-recognized program that trains the next generation of innovators and skilled workers in synthetic biology, the BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced new work with K2 Scientific to make high quality tools and equipment for life science research widely accessible. BioBuilder has partnered with K2 Scientific, who will donate industry-grade refrigeration units to four high-need high schools participating in the BioBuilderClub this academic year.
San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier 2022 Etoile d’Escoffier Culinary Scholarship Recipients
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is delighted to announce that five recipients have been awarded the Etoile d'Escoffier Culinary Scholarship in 2022. L'Etoile scholarships support outstanding female students and graduates in achieving their professional aspirations as they become the next leaders of the culinary industry.
Todd-versations Lunchtime Heroes: Shining a light on School Nutrition and the ‘Lunchtime Heroes’ that make it happen
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Todd Linsky Consulting (TLC) announced today: TLC-Todd-versations, in collaboration with the Chef Ann Foundation, brings you stories from across our great country on positive changes to the school nutrition landscape, "Todd-versations Lunchtime Heroes."
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation announces its 11th annual gala celebration event and auction, taking place at the San Francisco Wine School in South San Francisco on Saturday, November 12, 2022, from 5-10 p.m.
Beyond Benign Launches Initiative to Support Green Chemistry Educators at Minority-Serving Higher Education Institutions
WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 25, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beyond Benign announced a new Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Initiative, designed to provide green chemistry educational support for faculty and students at Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs). Being built and executed in collaboration with MSIs, the initiative is intended to ensure the next generation of world-class chemists and scientific leaders are reflective of the diversity of the global community and prepared to address sustainability through chemistry.
SparksPlus Brings the College Campus Experience to Senior Living Communities with Some of the Brightest Minds in the Arts, Humanities, and...
SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The SparksPlus On-Demand Life Enrichment Program announces the holistic programs and esteemed speakers for the 2023 season. These video-on-demand classes, designed for seniors living in communities, feature top minds from world-class institutions, such as Yale and Pratt Design Institute, and the United Nations, to a Grammy Award musician. SparksPlus is a division of 3rdPlus.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Founded by two black doctors who tired of watching patients who looked like them die sicker and younger, Welfie is launching "Booster Troop," a fun health media literacy initiative that helps underserved children better spot misinformation. It launches October 24 for Media Literacy Week, and it includes a 7-minute animated episode in both English and Spanish, a lesson plan, and other classroom materials. Welfie provides culturally competent health and mental health education and care coordination to schools.
LONG BEACH, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The 4th Annual Long Beach Gives campaign, an online giving day sponsored by the City's leading nonprofit funders and nonprofit support organizations, invites donors from throughout the city and beyond to give to the local nonprofit of their choosing. This year, the effort raised $1,965,539 to support 232 participating nonprofits. BOSS™ (Business Of Student Success) raised $130,000 from more than 300 donors, making it the second most contributed to charity in this year's campaign.
The first in-state notary training course provider is approved in Maryland since education law mandate in 2021
BALTIMORE, Md., Oct. 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Notary Training Network founder, Michol Bobb announces becoming the first in-state approved notary public training program. Michol has been organizing and facilitating notary training workshops since 2015, initially starting as meetups in the Baltimore area to connect with other notaries. On July 25th this year, the Maryland Secretary of State's office added the course provider to its website as an approved notary trainer.
Top Colleges and U.S. Universities to Attend Vistamar School 14th Annual Multicultural Student College Fair on October 16, 2022
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On October 16, 2022, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Vistamar School hosts its 14th annual Multicultural Student College Fair at Vistamar School, 737 Hawaii Street in El Segundo. Open to all students, this College Admissions Fair is an opportunity for high school students to meet representatives and alumni from a wide range of top colleges, universities, and service academies from across the country. These institutions seek to meet Los Angeles area high school students of all backgrounds.
Investors Academy’s Youth Training Program Imparting Life Skills and Job Training for Local Youth in Atlanta
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 28, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expanding The Investors Academy services to support more teens and young adults, the nonprofit's Youth Training Program shares life skills, on-the-job training and financial literary skills for youth ages 15 to 24. In its second summer, the program has been funded by the Fulton County Government, with partners including the City of Atlanta, Thinkzilla Consulting Group announced today.
Media Advisory: Safety training experience and experts available to discuss safety in Offshore, Wind, Maritime, and Industrial industries at FMTC Safety...
HOUMA, La., Sept. 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FMTC, Fire and Medical Training Center, in Houma Louisiana, is inviting reporters to experience a variety of safety training courses for the Oil, Gas, Wind, and Offshore industries on October 20, 2022 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. in honor of October's National Fire Safety Month. Reporters will get a chance to experience the real dangers of working and living at sea: how to escape from a sinking helicopter, how to approach a fire on a platform, and much more.
ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 26, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced two marquee programs designed to advance diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) in the postdoctoral community and beyond. During the highly successful National Postdoc Appreciation Week, the NPA shared details on both the finalists in its 2022-2023 IMPACT Fellowship Program, as well as the first NPA Race & Ethnicity Equity Summit, a free global event taking place November 17, 2022.
BioBuilder funded to expand student opportunity in rural and urban areas through its collaborative after school program
BOSTON, Mass., Sept. 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to a two-year grant recently awarded by BioMADE, the BioBuilder Educational Foundation will expand a program that has supported thousands of high school inventors over the last decade. BioBuilder is leading the project, "Launching High School Bioengineers on their Paths to College and Careers," with funding that will bring the authentic tools and approaches for engineering biology to BioBuilderClub students nationwide in collaboration with East Tennessee State University, Ars Biotechnica, and Daicel Arbor Biosciences.