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SIMI VALLEY, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute, in partnership with GE, are pleased to announce that the 2024 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program will open for applications on October 16, 2023. This program awards up to $400,000 in scholarships to deserving high school seniors across the country in 2024.
TORRANCE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Graduating from college and embarking on a professional career is a rite of passage for young adults. This summer, two talented alumni from We Are G.A.M.E. have made that important leap: Bailey Wong and Hannah Walker. Their stories serve as an inspiration for aspiring student-athletes and highlight the power of education and mentorship.
New Class of NPA IMPACT Fellows Announced: Six outstanding postdocs hailing from underrepresented communities form third IMPACT class
ROCKVILLE, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.
Glancy Wine Education Foundation Names Ana Keller as President and Adds New Board Member Peter Andrews
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonoma vintner Ana Keller as its new board President and the addition of importer Peter Andrews as a new board member. Founding President Cheryl Halloran will remain on the board in her role as Fundraising Chair.
BETHLEHEM, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today its partnership with SI-BONE, Inc. as the Premier Foundation Sponsor for its 2023 Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, November 17-19. SI-BONE is a global leader in technology for the surgical treatment of musculoskeletal disorders of the sacropelvic anatomy.
PLANO, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.
Children’s Health Champion California Safe Schools Celebrates 25th Anniversary and Honors Earth Day Heroes
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.
TEMECULA, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.
NEW ORLEANS, La. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.
California State University San Bernardino’s School of Entrepreneurship Makes Top 10 Graduate Entrepreneurial Programs in the West
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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 Incarcerated Parent
AUSTIN, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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. /ScoopCloud/ -- 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.