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Seeking Mentors for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

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

TORRANCE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

As California’s New Mandatory Responsible Beverage Service Certification Deadline Looms, San Francisco Wine School Offers ABC Accredited Live Training For 1 Million Servers In Need

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

ULACD Makes College Basketball History

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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).

Seventeen Bay Area Women Win Financial Women of San Francisco Academic Scholarships for 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

Seventeen Bay Area Women Win Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarships

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. Alum Haley Jones Graduates from the U.S. Air Force Academy

TORRANCE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

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

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 Celebrates 2022 Earth Day Honorees and 24th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

California Safe Schools 2022 Champion for Clean Air

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

9th Annual USA Cursive is Cool® Contest is Still Accepting Entries

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

New York Jets Sign We Are G.A.M.E. Alum DJ Reed with a 3-Year, $33 Million Contract

TORRANCE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 /ScoopCloud/ -- "¿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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.

School Construction Projects Slowed by Pandemic, Maas Companies Inc., Sees Hope Supply Chain Problems Will Ease Up

IRVINE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 forges strategic alliance with ed-tech non-profit Moneythink

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.