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Glancy Wine Education Foundation Adds New Board Members and Achieves Platinum Charity Rating

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new members to its all-volunteer board, as well as its achievement of Platinum Transparency, the highest rating possible from Candid's Guidestar charity ratings system. Established in 2020, The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is a registered a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation Adds New Board Members and Achieves Platinum Charity Rating

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of several new members to its all-volunteer board, as well as its achievement of Platinum Transparency, the highest rating possible from Candid's Guidestar charity ratings system. Established in 2020, The Glancy Wine Education Foundation is a registered a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization.

Empowering Women in Finance: Financial Women of San Francisco Announces Scholarship Winners

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 ten students from Bay Area colleges and universities as its 2024 scholarship recipients. FWSF has awarded over $3 million in scholarships over the past 35 years to more than 325 Bay Area women.

The Black Chamber of Arizona Advances Economic Growth with Second Cohort, Empowering 30 Entrepreneurs through Supplier diversity readiness program

PHOENIX, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Black Chamber of Arizona is proud to announce the induction of 30 diverse small business owners into ImpactAZ 2025, a multi-Year program focused on contracting readiness. The program works directly with corporations to create more access and equity in purchasing and procurement. The 2nd cohort kicked off on April 24th awarding a total of $75,000 in scholarships, underscoring the commitment to fostering economic growth across the state of Arizona.

California Safe Schools Honors Earth Day Champions and Celebrates its 26th Anniversary of Environmental Protection

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- California Safe Schools (CSS) celebrates 7 Earth Day Champions for their extraordinary achievements and mindfulness of future generations. "California Safe Schools proudly honors these individuals whose dedication and resolve make the world a better place and inspire others," affirms Robina Suwol, Executive Director of California Safe Schools.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute announces two finalists of the 2024 South Central Regional Debate Series

DALLAS, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Today, The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the two finalists of the Great Communicator Debate Series South Central Regional Competition held in Dallas, TX on the campus of Southern Methodist University, home of the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

Realfinity and OnCourse Learning to Make Dual-Licensing a Reality for Real Estate Professionals

MIAMI, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Realfinity, a platform that facilitates dual-licensing for real estate agents, and OnCourse Learning, a comprehensive financial services education provider, are excited to unveil a strategic partnership to redefine mortgage education, training, and testing. This alliance presents a career opportunity for real estate agents to become dual-licensed mortgage loan originators. The combination of both roles aims to provide consumers with increased opportunities and full transparency in their residential real estate transactions.

Beyond Benign and Dow expand collaboration to advance Green Chemistry education

WILMINGTON, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- Today, Dow (NYSE: DOW), a global leader in materials science, and Beyond Benign, a nonprofit organization focused on making green chemistry an integral part of education, announce an expanded multi-year collaboration. Building upon a foundation of cooperation, both organizations aim to advance chemistry education by empowering educators with the tools and resources to incorporate green chemistry into higher education curricula.

Hokanson, Peterson & Williams Clayton Win 2024 Top Postdoctoral Awards

SEATTLE, Wash. /ScoopCloud/ -- During its annual conference, the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced that Sarah Hokanson, Ph.D., Karen Peterson, Ph.D., and Sade Williams Clayton, Ph.D., are the 2024 winners of the organization's three most prestigious awards.

Major League Rugby (MLR) and Imagine Rugby announce partnership with Stack Sports’ Skyhawks

PLANO, Texas /ScoopCloud/ -- Skyhawks powered by Stack Sports has signed a two-year agreement with Imagine Rugby and Major League Rugby (MLR) to be their Official Youth Flag Rugby Partner. This will provide access to the Skyhawks' extensive network with programming slated to launch this summer.

Cottage Cooking Asheville Adds New Classes from the Big Easy

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Cottage Cooking continues to expand its class repertoire. A recent trip to the great city of New Orleans inspired the owners to add Cajun and Creole classes to their current schedule. While visiting what many refer to as the "Big Easy," Cottage Cooking owners, Liisa Andreassen and John Godts, took a class on local fare to hone their culinary skills; they're happy they did.

S.C. Education Management Organization Reason & Republic Announces Key Leadership Positions

ANDERSON, S.C. /ScoopCloud/ -- Reason & Republic, a South Carolina charter school leader, is pleased to announce the promotion of two highly accomplished individuals to pivotal roles in its organization. Mrs. Jamie Brumer-Clemons Appointed Superintendent and Chief Executive Officer.

National Postdoctoral Association Announces Free Membership for HBCU Students

ROCKVILLE, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced that it would provide free membership to any undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at any Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU). The same is true for any postdoctoral scholar ("postdoc") working at such an institution.

10th Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Launches for Students in North America

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The American Handwriting Analysis Foundation announced that their annual "Cursive is Cool"® contest is now open to North American students from Kindergarten to Grade 6. The contest dates are January 23 through April 15, 2024. Students are encouraged to enter early. Prizes will be awarded for First Place, Second Place, and Third Place based on legibility and neatness.

Doherty Enterprises-Owned Florida and Georgia Applebee’s® Locations Announce 8th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- Doherty Enterprises-owned Applebee's® Neighborhood Grill & Bar restaurants in Florida and Georgia today announced the official start of their 8th annual Above and "BEE"yond Teacher Essay Contest. The annual essay contest recognizes top teachers - as nominated by their classroom students - rewarding teachers with a $500 sponsorship check and special end-of-year class party.

Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland Selects Synergy Education Platform

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- Edupoint® Educational Systems today announced that Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district's solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, Synergy MTSS, and Synergy Analytics, to be hosted in the Synergy AWS Cloud environment.

Las Positas College Students Launch Financial Literacy Nonprofit

LIVERMORE, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Four students from Las Positas College have taken on the challenge of improving financial education and resources among college students in California. Their non-profit organization, FinLit Initiative, has recently gained 501(c)(3) status and has already made a significant impact on students across the state.

California Safe Schools Celebrates its 25th Anniversary Honoring Environmental Health Heroes!

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- On Monday, December 4, 2023 at the California Endowment in historic downtown Los Angeles, California Safe Schools, a celebrated children's environmental health and environmental justice non-profit celebrated its 25th Anniversary with an event called "Your Life is Now" honoring seven trailblazing health and safety heroes and organizations.

Renowned Climate Activist and HBCU Green Fund Founder, Felicia Davis, Unveils Empowering Global Youth Initiatives at COP28

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- Distinguished climate activist and founder of the HBCU Green Fund, Felicia Davis, took center stage at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai, making groundbreaking announcements that underscore the organization's commitment to global climate action and youth empowerment.

Educators Worldwide Embrace Gan Jing Campus on Gan Jing World

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Gan Jing World, an online platform dedicated to creating a digital community filled with wholesome content, announced its latest initiative Gan Jing Campus.. Understanding the pivotal role teachers play in shaping young minds, the platform introduced the program to empower educators with an array of tools and resources that help build positive classroom communities and promote kindness among students.

San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International Selects Two Bay Area Women to Receive Business and Mentorship Grants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The San Francisco Chapter of Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI-SF) is thrilled to announce the grant winners of their inaugural 2023 Female Entrepreneurship Grant and Mentorship program: Stephanie de la Cruz of De La Creamery in Oakland and Wendy Lieu of Socola Chocolatier in San Francisco.

Edupoint Educational Systems Recognizes Seven Partner Districts in its 4th Annual Synergy Achievement Awards Program

MESA, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, today announced the honorees of the 2023 Synergy Achievement Awards program. The company paid tribute to seven districts earlier this month at its annual Synergy Connect Users Conference in Orlando, Florida. The annual awards program celebrates partner districts that use the Synergy platform creatively to solve a problem, improve a process, or positively impact student learning.

Edupoint Selects Wyoming Public Schools in Michigan for its 8th Annual Partner for Life Award

MESA, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, today announced that Wyoming Public Schools (WPS) has been selected as the recipient of the company's eighth annual Partner for Life Award. Edupoint Founder and CEO Bob Weathers presented the award to Deb Sellers, Data/Training Specialist for WPS, on Nov. 2 at the 2023 Synergy Connect Users Conference in Orlando, Florida.

Glancy Wine Education Foundation wraps Auction 2023 Seeking Pledges for Giving Tuesday November 28

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Glancy Wine Education Foundation (GWEF) raised $21,949 at the 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction with the San Francisco Wine School on November 11. A lively event with a signature Somm Olympics component featuring past scholarship winner Tonya Pitts.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy Receives Grant from Truist Foundation to Support Diverse Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, Ga. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Millionaire Mastermind Academy announced it received a recent grant from Truist Foundation to support program operations, technical assistance, and support services for diverse entrepreneurs. The academy has helped over 8,000 women entrepreneurs develop and grow businesses nationwide.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute announces the opening of the 2024 season for the Great Communicator Debate Series

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute is proud to announce the start of the 2024 season for the Great Communicator Debate Series (GCDS). The debate competition features a series of regional competitions across America culminating in the National Championship hosted at The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California. Finalists compete to receive their share of $50,000 in college scholarships.

2023 SOMM Olympics Spotlights Rising Wine Talent and Supports Educational Scholarships for Students in Need

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- On Saturday, November 11th from 3:30-8pm, San Francisco Wine School invites the public to join their 12th Anniversary Celebration and Scholarship Auction featuring their signature Somm Olympics event benefiting the Glancy Wine Education Foundation, which provides scholarships to wine & hospitality professionals from diverse communities demonstrating financial need.

By Light Awarded $4M Army National Guard Contract

MCLEAN, Va. /ScoopCloud/ -- By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light), a renowned provider of IT services and simulation solutions, is excited to announce its continued collaboration with Warhorse Training Solutions to provide cutting-edge recruiting systems to the U.S. Army National Guard (ARNG). This newly awarded contract, valued at $4,040,361, is set to significantly expand the deployment of By Light's recruiting experiences from 252 to an impressive 954 systems.

Announcing the Launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC)

WILMINGTON, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- Beyond Benign, in partnership with sponsors and partners including the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI), is excited to announce the launch of the Green Chemistry Teaching and Learning Community (GCTLC): an online hub for everyone in the green chemistry community to share, connect, learn, and grow together.

FMTC Safety Accelerates US Market Expansion with M&A Safety Services becoming part of the family

HOUMA, La. /ScoopCloud/ -- FMTC Safety, a leading provider of comprehensive safety training solutions, is pleased to announce its acquisition of M&A Safety Services, a respected safety training company with two training locations in Louisiana: Lafayette and Houma. The acquisition enhances FMTC's course capability in the Offshore, Wind, Maritime, and Industry sectors and solidifies its position as the largest player in the USA safety training market.

Gains and Challenges Seen in New Study of U.S. Postdoc Programs

ROCKVILLE, Md. /ScoopCloud/ -- A new report released today from the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) published in partnership with Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, highlights both progress over the last decade in institutional support for postdoctoral fellows ("postdocs") as well as significant areas requiring attention. The report, 'Pressing Forward in Supporting Postdocs: 2023 National Postdoctoral Association Institutional Policy Report,' makes specific recommendations to institutions hosting the nation's 72,000 postdocs.

Reagan Foundation and GE Announce Scholarship Application Open Date of October 16, 2023

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.

From Classroom to Career: Two We Are G.A.M.E. Alumni Kickstart Their Professional Lives

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.

Novelist Michelle Wildgen Joins Todos Santos Writers Workshop’s 2024 Winter Session

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.