HARLEM, NY – June 15, 2017 – Monday evening, the Apollo Theater celebrated its 12th Annual Spring Gala, raising over $2.2 million for its year-round artistic and community programming initiatives. The concert portion of the evening was hosted by Cedr ...
Posted Friday, June 16th 2017 at 1:34AM
Shirley Townsend is a first-generation college student at Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, N.C. For her first year, “the experience has been very rewarding.”
Townsend says, “I was able to learn life skills and also gain beneficial relationships that would later help me become a s ...
Posted Thursday, June 15th 2017 at 8:09PM
The Washington Center Federal Diversity Internship Initiative Now is your chance to apply for paid fall internships with the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative! This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to intern with the federal government, so apply now! Applications are due June 21, 2017. Accepted students will have a chance to intern full-time for 15 weeks ...
Posted Wednesday, June 14th 2017 at 7:29PM
Although it’s possible to work in a governmental institution with just about any degree, some types of institutions have a disproportionate number of certain types of degree-holders over others. While some of these jobs require their job holders to b ...
Posted Wednesday, June 14th 2017 at 6:52PM
UnitedHealth Group is Fortune 14 and working to create the health care system of tomorrow. We can’t do it alone. We need your help, skills and drive to serve others.
Our industry is focused on innovation and change. You can expect to work a little harder, because we aim a little higher to meet t ...
Posted Wednesday, June 14th 2017 at 3:41PM
Please promote this award for your graduates who are fiction authors. Thank you.
The 11th Annual Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence is currently accepting submissions of fiction by rising African-American authors until the August 15 dead ...
Posted Wednesday, June 14th 2017 at 9:30AM
The MoversCorp.com Scholarship is available to students currently enrolled in a university program that is two years or longer in length. You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and submit an essay of between 500 and 800 words on your moving experience in order to ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 10:31PM
Texas College has decided to introduce a Cross Country program for the upcoming 2017-2018 year. This will be the first time Texas College has ever had the sport on campus. The team will compete in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC). Elijah Burw ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 5:11PM
For over 115 years, we have been driven to providing our best to our customers, and to our employees. As the largest family-operated food service distributor in North America, we have a long history of pursuing positive partnerships and innovative ideas, so that we can continue to grow and help you ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 2:30PM
Choosing healthy foods can seem like a chore, but by keeping a few simple staples on hand you’ll have the makings of several no-fuss meals and snacks. These 7 foods made our list because, even in small amounts, they provide a good range of nutrients.
1.Beans. Whether you simmer garbanzos in a sou ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 11:09AM
Beans are a great place to start getting the fiber you need. Just a half-cup of kidney or pinto beans has about 7 grams of total fiber and 1 gram of soluble fiber—and they’re good sources of vitamins, minerals, and protein.
Generally, experts suggest eating beans several times a week. The followi ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 11:06AM
The Opportunity Network is seeking a top-performing, highly motivated Executive Assistant to the CEO to perform a range of administrative functions to maximize the CEO’s time and effectiveness. A unique opportunity to work closely with a dynamic social entrepreneur and the rest of the org ...
Posted Tuesday, June 13th 2017 at 10:56AM
Paul T. Corrigan finished his PhD in English at the University of South Florida after six years in the program. He now teaches writing and literature at Southeastern University (USA). You can look him up at paultcorrigan.com.
At twenty-three, I stood in front of a mirror. After working out strenu ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 3:35PM
Insights from Dirty Jobs
Earlier this week, I listened to Brett McKay’s interview with Mike Rowe. As you’ll learn if you listen to the conversation, following his stint as the host of Dirty Jobs, Rowe has become an advocate for the trades.
In this interview, as in many others, Rowe argues that ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 3:29PM
If youd like to improve your reading comprehension, try the SQ3R method. This is an acronym that means: Survey, Question, Read, Recite and Review.
Heres how it works:
Survey Your Text
Prior to reading, take a few moments to scan through your text. Get an overall feeling for how much youre g ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 3:22PM
Do you want people to think you are intelligent? Has someone ever told you “You’re much smarter than you look.”?
No doubt it can sting to be perceived as less intelligent, particularly when you never had a chance to showcase your intellect in the first place! And while this might be a socia ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 2:56PM
One of the things we tend to do habitually is move away from things we’re afraid of. How very human, how very loving, to protect ourselves!
Unfortunately that tendency to avoid fears is exactly what limits us.
We avoid our fear of pain, humiliation, anxiety, looking stupid, failing … and we de ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 2:40PM
BY DAVID GUTIERREZ
It might look that the topic is too narrow for the readers of this blog, but it concerns all of us. Shortly, such skill as programming will be equal to the reading skill and also considered as ‘basic,’ ‘required’ in our CVs. The importance of coding and other IT-related discipl ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 2:34PM
by Dora Farkas, PhD on June 3, 2017
Finishing Your Thesis When You Believe You Can’t
“How do I force myself to write, when I can’t stand looking at my thesis anymore?”
“I feel so guilty dragging my whole family down with this thesis writing, and I don’t even know when I’ll be done.”
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 2:30PM
A Gadsden State Community College instructor is participating in a project at one of the world’s most innovative research facilities in the country: NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. The prestigious laboratory implements programs in planetary exploration, earth science, space-based astro ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 2:15PM
The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation and the USDA/SC Natural Resources Conservation Service will hold the 2nd Annual “SC Rural & Limited Resource Landowner Symposium on the Voorhees College campus in Denmark June 22-23.
Those who want to learn about forestland management, how to grow t ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 1:59PM
Fans of Virginia Union University Athletics, we are gearing up for an exciting season of football. You can purchase 2017 season tickets for the discounted price of just $85! The season tickets are on sale NOW in the VUU Department of Athletics in the Belgium Building.
The season tickets will a ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 1:54PM
Clark Atlanta University (CAU) has named Tomisha Brock as Director of University Bands and Assistant Professor of Music. This historic announcement makes Brock the first woman to serve as band director and the first female director in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC).
“I am ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 1:42PM
The University of Iowa Athletics Department seeks applications for assistant baseball coach. The University of Iowa is an NCAA Division I Power Five institution and a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Department of Athletics manages 24 varsity sports programs and operates under a “Win. Graduat ...
Posted Monday, June 12th 2017 at 1:17PM