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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.

NPA Announces Exciting DEIB Efforts During National Postdoc Appreciation Week

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.

Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 (Illinois) Selects Synergy Student Information System

LAKE ZURICH, Ill., Sept. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint® Educational Systems announced today that Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 (LZCUSD) has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy® Student Information System (SIS) for its student data management needs. The district's solution will include Synergy SIS and Synergy Online Registration, hosted in the Synergy Cloud environment. LZCUSD serves over 5,500 students across eight schools northwest of Chicago.

Tens of Thousands of Researchers Celebrated During 13th National Postdoc Appreciation Week

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today kicked off the 13th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW), taking place today through Friday. NPAW is the nation's largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions "postdocs" make to research, innovation and scientific discovery.
We Are G.A.M.E.

After mentoring DJ through High School, We Are GAME Alum DJ Reed’s NFL Career Demonstrates ‘It Takes a Village’

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Allen Thigpen, co-founder of We Are G.A.M.E., grew up in Plainfield, New Jersey rooting for the New York Jets, even back when they were the Titans. After graduating from Pennsylvania Military College (now Widener University), in Chester, Pennsylvania, Thigpen was commissioned as a second Lieutenant in the United States Army and served as an officer during the Vietnam era.

Seeking Mentors for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individual volunteers to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2022-23 school year. The organization served 472 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served in local school districts.

Education reEnvisioned BOCES (Colorado) Selects Synergy Student Information System

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems announced today that Education reEnvisioned BOCES has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy Student Information System (SIS) for its own student data management needs as well as those of its member schools. The BOCES represents 12 schools serving 5,000 students.

Change Course is a tuition-free career and community development program designed to educate and empower those living in poverty

DES MOINES, Iowa, Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The objective of Change Course is to provide program participants (referred to as "leaders") with stronger life and career skills. Through personal development courses and career-focused training, this six-month program aims to provide "leaders" connections to a network of business partners and higher-paying job opportunities.

New Mind the Gap 2022 Report is Must-Have Tool for Research Institution Gap Funding and Accelerator Programs

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Aug. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's no secret that gap fund and accelerator programs are critical for assessing, funding and developing early-stage technologies and startups, but how are research universities and support programs making it happen? What's working? What's not? The just released Mind the Gap 2022 answers these questions and more. Jacob Johnson, founder, innovosource and the author of the report, supports research institutions, corporate innovation teams and venture investors by bringing it all together in one place.

COVERGENCE – the research institution tech and startup gap fund and startup accelerator summit

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- COVERGENCE, co-hosted by innovosource and the University of Utah's PIVOT Center, is in its fifth annual year. This year it will be held from Oct. 20-21 at the University of Utah Rice-Eccles Stadium Club. With more than 60 university gap fund/accelerator programs (GAP) and potential commercial and investment partners, this dynamic event will serve as the platform for best practice discussions, GAP program and portfolio reviews, and commercial and investment partnering.

innovosource summit to connect early-stage investors with university-managed tech and startup funds and accelerator programs

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 20, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- innovosource will host its fifth annual COVERGENCE Summit from Oct. 20-21, 2022, at the University of Utah Rice-Eccles Stadium Club. The event gathers more than 60 university gap fund/accelerator programs (GAP) and potential commercial and investment partners to discuss best practices and review portfolios and investable projects and startups.

New Writing Program Mobilizes Therapists to Help K-12 Teachers, Librarians and School Administrators

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 14, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Things They Carry Project (TTC), part of New Directions in Writing, an offshoot of the Washington Baltimore Center for Psychoanalysis, was launched in April 2021 to offer writing for resilience workshops to frontline Covid healthcare workers suffering the trauma of working during the pandemic. The project has helped over 700 participants from the US, Asia, Brazil, the UK, and the Middle East.
We Are G.A.M.E.

Two More Student-athletes and We Are G.A.M.E. Alums Graduate with Notable Degrees and Clear Paths

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Two more student-athletes who connected with We Are G.A.M.E. (Getting Athletes Mentoring and Education) have put what they learned to work. Now, their G.A.M.E. foundation has propelled them into success as they graduate with not just significant degrees, but also jobs.

WIS ED Assists in Increasing the Cybersecurity Workforce by Delivering High Quality Cybersecurity Courses

BALTIMORE, Md., July 7, 2022, (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WIS ED LLC (WIS ED) has partnered with Tech Quest Apprenticeship, a national initiative led by Clark University's School of Professional Studies, to provide information technology (IT) and Cyber-related pre-apprenticeships and apprenticeships to unemployed, underemployed, and incumbent workers through 2023.

Effective Mind Mapping Note Taking with PDNob Mind Map

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Being a student isn't an easy road - sure, it's the easiest phase of your life but it comes with its own set of challenges. Ranging from never-ending assignments to exams and part-time hustles, there is so much a student has to manage. So, if you are a student and struggle with making notes, PDNob Mind Map is here to help!

ACI Board of Trustees Appoints April Arnold as ACI Executive Director

CHICAGO, Ill., June 30, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Trustees of Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) appointed April Arnold, CFRE, as ACI executive director, succeeding Mick Weltman, who will retire after leading the organization for nearly eight years. Arnold brings substantial experience as a leader and fundraiser in higher education institutions and nonprofit organizations. She begins her leadership role with ACI July 5.
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As California’s Mandatory Responsible Beverage Service Certification Deadline Looms, San Francisco Wine School Offers ABC Accredited Live Training

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The State of California has issued a new mandate for Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) certification, for all 56,000 licensed businesses in California where alcohol is served that goes into effect this Friday, July 1, San Francisco Wine School (SFWS) announced today.
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University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) Makes College Basketball History

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) basketball team, led by one of California's most successful high school and college coaches, Michael Miller, posted the second-best record in the nation of any four-year college over the last four years.

Ryan Lott of Son Lux Unveils His Secrets for Making Evocative Music with Unplaceable Sounds

BROOKLYN, N.Y., June 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online music school Soundfly has joined forces with Son Lux founder and bandleader, Ryan Lott, to release a new, in-depth course exploring Lott's unique approach to making emotionally compelling music by starting with custom-built digital instruments. "Ryan Lott: Designing Sample-Based Instruments" is available today as part of Soundly's subscription library of creative music courses.

Midland Public Schools (Michigan) Selects Synergy Education Platform

MIDLAND, Mich., June 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems announced today that Midland Public Schools (MPS) has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy® Student Education Platform for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, Synergy MTSS, and Synergy Special Education (SE).
FWSF Scholarship Winners 2022

17 Bay Area Women Selected for Financial Women of San Francisco Academic Scholarships for 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated to advancing the careers of women for over 60 years, names seventeen students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2022 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded over $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women. This is a corrected release to replace our previous release issued on May 19, 2022.
Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarships

17 Bay Area Women Win Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarships as Academic Leaders

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF), an organization dedicated to advancing the careers of women for over 60 years, names seventeen students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2022 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded over $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.
We Are G.A.M.E.

We Are G.A.M.E. alumna graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy (AFA), concluding her storied collegiate basketball career

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On May 25, 2022, Haley Jones, one of the most distinguished We Are G.A.M.E. (Getting Athletes Mentoring and Education) alumna, graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy (AFA), concluding her storied collegiate basketball career.
Interactive Education Program SPINE

Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course Launches Women in Spine Initiative for 2022

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today the first two scholarship recipients of the Women in Spine Initiative for its 2022 Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course - Austin, Texas, November 18-20. PGY 3 orthopaedic candidates from major US medical school residency programs were invited to submit their credentials for consideration.

Manatee County Charter School Launches ‘Community Voices’ This Month and Invites Area Employers to Participate

BRADENTON, Fla., May 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oasis Middle School announces today the launch of "Community Voices," an exciting initiative designed to encourage area employers to come together, collaborate, and support each other. The "Community Voices" kick-off get-together will occur on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with arrival, networking, and light refreshments.

Soundfly Debuts New Course with Synthwave and Electronic Music Icon Com Truise

BROOKLYN, N.Y., April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Online music school Soundfly has teamed up with dynamic producer Seth Haley, more popularly known as Com Truise, to release a new course on creating sci-fi-inspired electronic music. "Com Truise: Mid-Fi Synthwave Slow-Motion Funk" is available today as part of Soundfly's premium course subscription program, where students get unlimited access to a full library of creative music courses.
California Safe Schools

California Safe Schools Celebrates Earth Day 2022 Honorees and 24th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) celebrates 7 honorees for their extraordinary achievements empowering youth and protecting the Earth. "CSS wants to honor our phenomenal 2022 Earth Day Champions. We thank each of them for their enormous and selfless contributions. They all make our world a better place," Robina Suwol, California Safe Schools, executive director, said.
No Idling Sign at 50 CA Schools

California Safe Schools Champions Clean Air in 2022, celebrates the implementation of ‘No Idling’ signs near 50 school ‘hotspot’ sites

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) today celebrates the implementation of "No Idling" signs near 50 school "hotspot" sites to eliminate diesel exhaust that can have immediate health effects especially for sensitive receptors like school children. Diesel exhaust contains toxic substances such as arsenic, benzene, formaldehyde and nickel that can contribute to mutations in cells that have progressed to cancer.
Cursive is Cool 2022 Contest

9th Annual USA Cursive is Cool Contest 2022 is Still Accepting Student Entries

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- We are excited to announce that the USA Cursive is Cool® contest deadline has been extended until April 22, 2022. The contest is going on as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents, and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, and the entries can now be submitted until April 22 to allow more students to participate.
We Are G.A.M.E.

NY Jets Sign We Are G.A.M.E. Alum D.J. Reed with a 3-Year, $33M Contract

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- When DJ Reed connected with We Are G.A.M.E. (Getting Athletes Mentoring and Education) during his junior year of high school, he had big plans to play Division I football in college. He needed scholarships to do so, though, and scholarships didn't come. Fast forward nearly a decade, and Reed just inked a three-year, $33 million contract with the New York Jets.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Prepares for 70th Anniversary Celebration April 22

CHICAGO, Ill., April 5, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) will mark its 70th year of service to Illinois colleges and universities, and their students, in a special fundraising event in Chicago April 22. ACI's 70th Anniversary Celebration, to be held at the University Club of Chicago, will bring together a variety of supporters in business and higher education.

NPA Names Davis, Jurado as 2022 Winners of Distinguished Awards

CHICAGO, Ill., April 1, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- During its historic twentieth annual conference, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that Geoff Davis, Ph.D., and Kellie Ann Jurado, Ph.D., are the 2022 winners of the organization's two most prestigious awards in the postdoctoral scholar community.

Exchange Student Felt No Fear as Corrupt Police Demanded Bribe, inspired new book ‘Fearless Foreign Language’

CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "¿Cuánto dinero tiene Usted, señorita?" How much money do you have, Miss? barked la policía in the middle of the night at the then 17-year-old American high school exchange student Margaret Hayes, now author of the newly published book "Fearless Foreign Language" (ISBN 978-0578356853) and founder of Sit Down & Speak Up! Media.

Athanasian Hall Spotlights Fellow Dr. Fidelis Mukudi’s Work in Functional Analysis and Nanotechnology

OXFORD, U.K., March 16, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Athanasian Hall, a research center headquartered in the UK, announces Fellow Dr. Fidelis Mukudi's upcoming presentations in Analysis and Nanotechnology in Rome and Dubai. Dr. Fidelis Mukudi received a Ph. D. in Functional Analysis from Kibabii University, having performed extensive research on the theory of Self-Adjoint Operators.
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Calif. School Construction Projects Slowed by Pandemic, but Maas Companies Sees Hope Supply Chain Problems To Ease Up

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Construction project timeline delays, increased material costs, labor shortages, and supply chain lags stemming from the pandemic have reportedly affected 70% of construction projects across the nation (*see citation), however Maas Companies, advisors in program and construction management for the academic community, believe the tide is close to changing.
Nomis Solutions

Nomis Solutions announces strategic alliance with edtech non-profit Moneythink

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a global, industry-leading pricing and profitability management solutions provider, today announced it has established a philanthropic partnership with Moneythink, a national ed-tech nonprofit. Through the partnership, Nomis has pledged to make annual investments in the Moneythink platform and advise Moneythink on ways it can further empower historically marginalized students to achieve college success through informed financial decision-making.

GPF Foundation Fellows Providing Critical Perspectives on Peer-to-Peer Outreach While Gaining Real-Time Experience in Harm Reduction Practices

LAKE FOREST, Ill., March 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- From educational program development to writing a peer-review article on the diagnosis and treatment of patients in medical emergencies due to the use of adulterated street drugs, GPF Foundation Fellows apply their academic knowledge and compassion to develop and deliver educational presentations for the GPF Foundation (GPFF).

Study Confirms Mentoring Makes a Significant Difference in Youth Overcoming Pandemic-related Challenges

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seedling Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing school-based mentoring for children impacted by parental incarceration, recently released its annual program evaluation showing that children who had access to a Seedling mentor had stronger social, emotional, and school-based outcomes than children who were without a mentor during the 2020-21 school year.

Long Island Applebee’s Locations Announce 6th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar has announced and is accepting nominations for its 6th annual Above and "BEE"yond Teacher Essay Contest, which recognizes top teachers - as nominated by their students - by rewarding them with a sponsorship check and end-of-year class party. The contest is being offered at Applebee's restaurants on Long Island owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

Experimental producer Jlin releases new course on rhythm and creativity with online music school Soundfly

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Music education platform Soundfly and experimental producer and composer Jlin have teamed up to launch an online course covering Jlin's artistic process and approach to creating groundbreaking rhythmic music. Jerrilynn Patton, who performs as Jlin, came up through the Midwest's footwork scene, and has evolved into one of the most innovative electronic producers working today.

New Jersey Applebee’s Locations Announce 6th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

ALLENDALE, N.J., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar has announced and is accepting nominations for its 6th annual Above and "BEE"yond Teacher Essay Contest, which recognizes top teachers - as nominated by their students - by rewarding them with a sponsorship check and end-of-year class party. The contest is being offered at Applebee's restaurants in New Jersey owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

RICE Grant Enables HBCU Green Fund to Expand STEM & Energy Training, Mentorship, and Internship Opportunities for Atlanta University Center Students

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The HBCU Green Fund recently announced a partnership with the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) that increases their capacity to train, mentor and identify internships in energy and STEM industries for students at the Atlanta University Center (AUC). A Department of Energy grant to RICE provides resources for the AUC Energy Project, including a fellowship program exposing students from various majors to emerging opportunities in renewable energy and sustainability.

Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District in Oregon Selects Synergy Education Platform

ALBANY, Ore., Feb. 9, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems announced today that Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District (LBL ESD) has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy® Student Education Platform for its K-12 student information and learning management needs.
Creative Blueprint app

Creative Blueprint Introduces the First Digital App of Connected, Arts-centered Learning for Kindergarteners

OAKLAND, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Creative Blueprint, launching 2/22/22, is the only EdTech company that connects art-based learning to the national education standards and measures students' progress. We address the problem of low student engagement by making arts-centered learning accessible to parents and teachers.

For International Day of Education, Scientology Network Shares Help to Overcome Learning Disabilities

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 24, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 24 as International Day of Education. Among this year's goals: "unlocking the potential in every person." The episode "Help for Miami," of the "Voices for Humanity" series on the Scientology Network takes viewers inside an innovative program that is shattering the glass ceiling for those labeled with learning disabilities.
Cursive is Cool 2022

9th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Adds More Prizes for Pandemic-Friendly Participation for 2022

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents, and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning. In person education is on again, off again, hit or miss these days. Yet, Cursive is Cool Contest is reliable.

Northeastern Regional Information Center (New York) to Offer Synergy Education Platform to Member Districts

ALBANY, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC), a division of Capital Region BOCES, has contracted with Edupoint® Educational Systems to offer the company's industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform to its customers. The cooperative educational organization serves 135 school districts and seven BOCES across 17 counties in New York's Capital Region and northward.

Edupoint Selects Kyrene School District for 6th Annual Partner for Life Award

MESA, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2021 (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 Kyrene School District (KSD) has been selected as the recipient of the company's 2021 Partner for Life Award.

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