At the monthly luncheon of the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce, the audience was addressed by the new President of Ranger College, Derrick Worrels. Ranger College currently has an enrollment of 2300 students, about 60% of whom are dual-credit students. Worrels has begun a program he calls “Ranger Reach.” He wants Ranger College to reach out to underserved communities. Here in Brown County Ranger College has two programs: Nursing and Cosmetology. For more information on educational opportunities at Ranger College, go to www.rangercollege.edu or call 254-267-7000.
ROCHELLE — In a candlelit ceremony on the auditorium stage Monday night, 23 students were inducted into the Rochelle Township High School Chapter of the National Honor Society. Established in 1921, the National Honor Society (NHS) is the oldest and most respected student recognition organization in America. Membership in NHS distinguishes students who have committed themselves to the pursuit of academic excellence, community improvement, and personal development. While academic achievement is a core component of the NHS, today’s students need much more than just good grades to get ahead. The NHS focus on service, leadership and character helps students build the skills and the relationships to accommodate success throughout academic years and beyond.
These are a few examples of how the YSM Teaching and Learning Center’s (TLC) Simulated Participant Program benefits students, residents, fellows, faculty, and staff across Yale. SP Program Manager Barbara Hildebrand, MFA, says the SP Program is embedded in a wide range of undergraduate and graduate medical education activities at YSM, and has a strong presence in the School of Nursing. Because YSM’s Physician Assistant Online Program had trained virtually with SPs prior to the pandemic, the SP Program was prepared to activate virtual use of SPs when COVID-19 restrictions eliminated in-person experiences. A facilitating faculty member and the SP collaborate almost as co-teachers to identify that focus for improvement in each learner’s unique skill set.”SP Program as Research LabIn addition to educating learners, the SP Program is a rich resource for research. For Kimmel, the SP Program “has been a vital part of my entire medical school education.
Howell Student Named Finalist For National ScholarshipMarch 19, 2022By Mike Kruzman / [email protected] local Howell student is a national finalist for an elite scholarship. Howell High School senior Elisabeth Bonanni has been named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a release from the school district. Nationwide, 1.5-million students entered the program, and Bonanni is one of only 15,000 that remain in contention. Eight-thousand will be awarded a scholarship based on the student’s abilities, skills, and accomplishments. Howell High School principal Jason Schrock noted that only the highest achieving students in the country advance to this stage of the scholarship, and they are very proud of Bonanni and all that she has accomplished.
That meant he would have to work hard and get good grades plus step out of his comfort zone to become a school leader in the classroom and in extracurricular activities. Last week, Braeden learned he was a recipient of the The Adam W. Herbert Presidential Scholars Program, which recognizes Indiana’s most accomplished students. The scholarship program gives top-achieving high school graduates in Indiana a head start on reaching their college goals with a four-year renewable scholarship to attend IU Bloomington, IUPUI or any regional campus. “I’m lucky to be in that same boat as my sister,” Braeden said with a laugh. Braeden’s mother noted her son is a hard-working young man and is thankful officials with the scholarship program recognized his leadership value.
MCCTC Superintendent Zehentbauer Earns Two AwardsCANFIELD, Ohio – John Zehentbauer, superintendent of the Mahoning County Career & Technical Center, is the recipient of the HSTW (High Schools That Work) Career Technical Education Leadership Award. Leaders were nominated by district or school leaders for their accomplishments in implementing the High Schools That Work school improvement design. He was nominated by Mara Banfield, superintendent of the Valley STEM +ME2 Academy and MCCTC career tech director. Zehentbauer credits the leadership of the Ohio HSTW network for contributing to the success of MCCTC and Valley STEM +ME2. “I am truly blessed to have them leading our team.”Copyright 2022 The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.
Northern Michigan University Professor of Education Christi Edge is a recipient of NMU's 2021-22 Excellence in Scholarship Award. “Engaging in scholarship that unites teaching with research through making meaning from teaching and learning events has been a dynamic and vital aspect of my work at Northern,” said Edge. “NMU's commitment to excellence in teaching has provided me with an environment where the scholarship of teaching can flourish,” said Edge. Edge joined NMU's faculty in 2011 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2016 and Professor in 2021. She was Northern's Excellence in Teaching Award recipient in 2016.
JUNEAU — The Dodge County Master Gardener Association will award a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior who is planning a career in some area of horticulture. The recipient must live in Dodge County and be a graduating senior from any public high school, parochial high school, or home school. Careers may include, but are not limited to, horticulture, plant science, soil science, agriculture, environmental science, landscaping, forestry, science education. Application forms are available in the guidance offices of Dodge County and area high schools including Beaver Dam High School, Dodgeland High School, Horicon High School, Hustisford High School, Lomira High School, Mayville High School, Randolph High School, Watertown High School, Waupun High School, Lakeside Lutheran High School, and Central Wisconsin Christian School. Application forms are available online at http://dodge.extension.wisc.edu/master-gardener.
18—Wonho Choi and Abhinav Kona, seniors at Walton High School, were named the 2022 STAR student winners in the metro Atlanta region Wednesday. The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition program is organized by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators and recognizes academic excellence in high school students throughout Georgia, as measured by SAT scores and grade point average. Winners compete for school system honors; the best among them then compete for region honors. Region winners compete for the honor of being named the state's STAR Student. Choi and Kona were announced as winners of Region 3A, one of 12 in the state, which includes Atlanta City Schools, Buford City Schools, Decatur City Schools, Marietta City Schools, and Virtual School System, as well as the Cherokee, Cobb, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton and Gwinnett county school districts.
Khrysta Svystovych | Courtesy Students held a “blue and yellow day,” wearing Ukraine’s national colors in support of their friend, Khrysta Svystovych. https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2022/03/web1_IMG_3880-3.jpg Students held a “blue and yellow day,” wearing Ukraine’s national colors in support of their friend, Khrysta Svystovych. Khrysta Svystovych | Courtesy Khrysta Svystovych with a special doll made for her from a teacher. Khrysta Svystovych | Courtesy Students at South Gallia Middle/High School hung sunflowers around the school in support of Khrysta Svystovych, who hails from Ukraine. https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2022/03/web1_IMG_6371-3.jpg Students at South Gallia Middle/High School hung sunflowers around the school in support of Khrysta Svystovych, who hails from Ukraine.
Aspiring Principals Fellowship is an online certification and master's program tailored to teachers of color. Though the majority of students in K-12 schools are now of color, only about a fifth of their principals identify similarly—and just 2% are Black men. A new higher ed initiative, driven by two leading HBCUs, will work to move more teachers of color through the principal pipeline. “Research also shows that leaders of color are able to retain teachers of color.”Only 11% of principals are Black and just 9% are Hispanic. K-12 administrators can support the effort by identifying teacher leaders, assistant principals and other educators who have the potential to move into school leadership.
This was a group of African American public policy advisers to President Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor from 1933 to 1945. According to Bell, unless white Americans see a benefit for themselves, they will never promote and support civil rights legislation or economic policies which exclusively benefit African Americans. Additionally, both justices voted in favor of the African American plaintiffs in the Brown versus Board of Education decision. Liberals readily assumed that their traditional base of support – labour, African Americans and white ethnic communities would always remain firm. PC debates provided an irresistible opportunity for print media to attract readers with sensationalized headlines, graphics and stories that played on the deepest fears of middle-class white Americans.
June 14, 1941 – Feb. 23, 2022Belinda Boylin, known to everyone as Bindy, passed Feb. 23, 2022 surrounded by family. Bindy was born in Los Angeles on Flag Day, June 14, 1941. Her parents, Lois and Charles Edward (Ted) Boylin, had moved from Salt Lake City, Utah to Los Angeles in the late 1930s. Following high school, Bindy entered Los Angeles State College (now know as California State University, Los Angeles) as a commuter student. During the 1960s she was employed as a recreation director by the Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation and later as a field worker for the Los Angeles County Department of Social Services.
David Berkovitz, who teaches business law at Chapman University in Orange, California, alleges that a number of his students committed copyright infringement last year when they posted his exams on a website called Course Hero. A California professor is taking the unusual step of suing some of his students, who he claims cheated by posting his midterm and final exams online, per the New York Times. In This Together: Lemonade Stand for Racial Equality, Rosemary Ketchum Makes West Virginia HistoryBerkovitz’s attorney, Mark E. Hankin, is working to subpoena the website to identify the students that were responsible. If successful, Berkovitz plans to pass the names of the culpable students along to the university for possible disciplinary action. Course Hero’s vice president of academics, Sean Michael Morris, said in an interview, “Our response is always in keeping with the law, so if they produce a subpoena, we will help them with their investigation.”
La Salle University celebrated the anniversary of its founding at the 29th annual Charter Dinner. Over the past 29 years, La Salle University’s Charter Dinner has raised more than $5 million. Proceeds enhance the University’s Scholarship Fund, benefiting La Salle students. “Charter Dinner is an opportunity to reflect upon La Salle University’s rich history and legacy and celebrate our future,” said Vice President of University Advancement Daniel Joyce, M.A. Outside of the office, Boyle stays involved at La Salle by leading PwC’s recruitment efforts, resulting in the hiring of more than 50 La Salle graduates.
news, latest-news,A record number of scholarships have been awarded to early childhood educators in NSW to boost the availability, accessibility, and quality of early learning and care. Member for Port Macquarie Leslie Williams encouraged other childhood educators to apply for the next round of scholarships. "These scholarships are specifically for early childhood educators working in regional, rural and remote areas, outside of the big cities," she said. Rebecca Corner has received a NSW State Government Early Childhood Education Scholarship to complete her four-year equivalent teaching degree. Minister for Education and Early Learning Sarah Mitchell said it's important to provide support for the early childcare sector.
West Plains, MO. – Dr. Gary Bates has been announced as the keynote speaker for the upcoming Grizzlies Gala. A long-time educator and native of West Plains, Dr. Bates graduated from West Plains High School in 1986 with an outstanding Track-And-Field record list. He received a Doctor of Philosophy-Educational Leadership and Administration from Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas. In May 2014, he was chosen as the superintendent of schools at Goodrich Independent School District in Goodrich, Texas.
However, within the education context, Evident Integrated Marketing and PR reported that «just two in seven engineering students are female, only 41 percent of students taking IT-related courses are women,» the British Council said in a news release. It added that Filipino women make up only 43 percent of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) enrolments—and mostly in nonengineering or non-informational technology fields, according to statistics from the Commission on Higher Education. To support Filipino women to further their careers in STEM, the British Council is inviting applications for its Women in STEM scholarships which deadline is on March 31. There are 29 scholarships from six UK universities on offer, namely for Brunel University, Teesside University, Liverpool John Moores University, Edinburgh Napier University, University of Glasgow and the University of York. In 2020, six female researchers were awarded the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Newton PhD scholarships leading the next batch of DOST-Newton Fund research and studentship grants, the British Council said.
“It’s important for us to provide communities and kids [with] access,” said James, "whether that be formal or casual at Play Ball events like today. We do a lot of work for these kids. We give them an opportunity to be seen. One day, they could pursue a college scholarship -- or some of them [may] want to pursue it professionally. Really, for us, it’s about how many ways we can provide access with little to no cost to their families.”
Fifteen members of Wareham High School’s senior class have earned the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship, which guarantees them four years of free tuition at public college or university in Massachusetts. The scholarship is based on academic achievement, and is the state’s only merit-based tuition waiver program. The scholarship is given out to students based on their scores on the three MCAS tests they take in the 10th grade: English Language Arts, Math, and Science. Students must earn an “advanced” score on at least one test and at least “proficient” on the other two. Due to the pandemic, these students saw their 10th grade MCAS exams canceled, but some chose to take the tests anyway in a later semester for the chance to earn the scholarship.