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17 Bay Area Women Win Financial Women of San Francisco Scholarships for 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Concluding her storied collegiate basketball career, We Are G.A.M.E. alum Haley Jones graduates from the US Air Force Academy

TORRANCE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Two scholarship recipients of the Women in Spine Initiative for 2022 Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons Course Announced

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Oasis Middle School announces the launch of Community Voices Initiative in Bradenton, Florida

BRADENTON, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Electronic Music Icon ‘Com Truise’ launches training course with Online Music School, Soundfly

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 Announces 2022 Earth Day Hero Honorees and 24th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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, a nonprofit org, celebrates the implementation of No Idling signs near 50 school hotspot sites

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 for 2022 Deadline Extended to April 22

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

We Are GAME Alum, D.J. Reed, Signed by New York Jets with 3-Year, $33M Contract

TORRANCE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 Announces 70th Anniversary Celebration at the University Club of Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

The NPA Distinguished Service Awards 2022 Announced: Geoff Davis, Ph.D., and Kellie Ann Jurado, Ph.D.

CHICAGO, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

‘Fearless Foreign Language’ is written for intrepid teens to get a head start in the world languages classroom

CINCINNATI, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- "¿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, Cambridge LTD Spotlights Fellow Dr. Fidelis Mukudi’s Work in Functional Analysis and Nanotech

OXFORD, U.K. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Maas Companies Inc. Sees Hope Supply Chain Problems to Ease and Restart School Construction Projects in U.S.

IRVINE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 and edtech nonprofit Moneythink forge strategic alliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 on Harm Reduction Practices

LAKE FOREST, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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).

Seedling Study Confirms Mentoring Makes a Significant Difference in Youth Overcoming Pandemic-related Challenges

AUSTIN, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

‘The Drum Doctor’ Jlin releases new course on rhythm and creativity with online music school Soundfly

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

Doherty Enterprises-owned New Jersey Applebee’s Host 6th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

ALLENDALE, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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 in New Jersey owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

New York, Long Island Applebee’s Locations Cook Up 6th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- 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.

HBCU Green Fund recently announced a partnership with the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The HBCU Green Fund recently announced a partnership with the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE) that increases their capacity to train, mentor and identify internships in energy and STEM industries for students at the Atlanta University Center (AUC). A Department of Energy grant to RICE provides resources for the AUC Energy Project, including a fellowship program exposing students from various majors to emerging opportunities in renewable energy and sustainability.

Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District Selects Edupoint Synergy Education Platform

ALBANY, Ore. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Edupoint Educational Systems announced today that Linn Benton Lincoln Education Service District (LBL ESD) has selected the company's industry-leading Synergy® Student Education Platform for its K-12 student information and learning management needs.

First Digital App of Connected, Arts-centered Learning for Kindergarteners launched by Creative Blueprint

OAKLAND, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Creative Blueprint, launching 2/22/22, is the only EdTech company that connects art-based learning to the national education standards and measures students' progress. We address the problem of low student engagement by making arts-centered learning accessible to parents and teachers.

HELP Miami: Scientology Network Shares Help to Overcome Learning Disabilities For International Day of Education

MIAMI, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Each year, the United Nations sets aside January 24 as International Day of Education. Among this year's goals: "unlocking the potential in every person." The episode "Help for Miami," of the "Voices for Humanity" series on the Scientology Network takes viewers inside an innovative program that is shattering the glass ceiling for those labeled with learning disabilities.

Ninth Annual Cursive is Cool Contest Adds New Prizes for 2022 Pandemic-Friendly Participation in Both US and Canada

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Cursive is Cool® contest will be held as usual this year after encouragement from teachers, parents, and students, announced the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation today, despite some schools in the USA and Canada operating remotely, or using a hybrid model with in-person learning. In person education is on again, off again, hit or miss these days. Yet, Cursive is Cool Contest is reliable.

NERIC to Offer EDUPOINT’s Synergy Education Platform to Member Districts in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Northeastern Regional Information Center (NERIC), a division of Capital Region BOCES, has contracted with Edupoint® Educational Systems to offer the company's industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform to its customers. The cooperative educational organization serves 135 school districts and seven BOCES across 17 counties in New York's Capital Region and northward.

Edupoint Presents 6th Annual Partner for Life Award to Kyrene School District in Arizona

MESA, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Kyrene School District (KSD) has been selected as the recipient of the company's 2021 Partner for Life Award.

Record Sponsor and Fellow-Young Surgeon Turnout Recorded for 11th Annual Spine IEP Course announced by Magnifi Group

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a developer of e-learning technology for the medical device industry, reported a record turnout of medical device and biotech companies at its 11th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course was held November 19-21, 2021 at The US Grant Hotel in San Diego.

Edupoint announces 2nd Annual Synergy Achievement Awards Honoring School District Successes

MESA, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for student information and learning management, announced this year's Synergy Achievement Awards recipients at its Synergy Connect National Users Conference in November. Award recipients were selected for exceptional application of Synergy functionality resulting in significant benefits to district stakeholders.

Julie Barschow selected as new Development Director at Seedling Foundation

AUSTIN, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Seedling Foundation, a non-profit organization providing school-based mentoring for children who have an incarcerated parent, has selected Julie Barschow as Development Director. Ms. Barschow joins Seedling with over 20 years of nonprofit management, development and marketing experience.

Soundfly and Grammy® winning music producer Kiefer team up on innovative piano course for jazz and hip-hop

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Award-winning pianist and producer Kiefer and online music school Soundfly have developed a comprehensive new piano course that bridges the world of jazz and hip-hop. Kiefer: Keys, Chords, and Beats is available today in Soundfly's subscription library of creative music courses and offers an in-depth look inside Kiefer's creative process, giving students the tools to transform their own piano skills.

Emotional Video Campaign from MEGA Goaltending Targets Youth Hockey Associations, Stressing Importance of Coaching Their Young Goalies

BLAINE, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- MEGA Goaltending, a company committed to teaching players and coaches the proper goaltending skills and fundamentals, has launched an emotional video ad with a plea from kids talking directly to their coaches. The campaign's goal is to make sure youth hockey associations are properly trained when it comes to coaching their young goalies.

Narakeet enables educators to easily create video lessons and voiceovers in 40 languages and regional dialects

WOKING, U.K. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Remote and virtual learning environments are putting educators under pressure to create engaging video materials, yet few teachers have the equipment or skills to record professional audio. Adding 60 new voices, Narakeet this week enabled educators to easily create video lessons and voiceovers in 40 languages and regional dialects.

Florida Patient Care at Risk Ahead of November Covid Vaccine Mandates says Premier Nursing Academy

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, Premier Nursing Academy launched the CNA Shortage Index, a quarterly estimate of how well the production of new certified nursing assistants (CNAs) is keeping up with attrition of CNAs out of the career. The latest data indicate that the state of Florida faces an acute shortage that will compromise the quality of patient care if not remedied quickly.

George Washington University to Receive Nate Morris Presidential Fellowship at the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress (CSPC) is proud to announce The Nate Morris Fellowship at George Washington University, the third endowed Presidential Fellowship launched in collaboration with Morris, an alumnus of the Presidential Fellows program.

826CHI Event to ensure 750 Chicago students have equitable access to tuition-free, high-quality arts and literacy education

CHICAGO, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- We are proud to announce 826CHI's biggest fundraising event of the year! Socially conscious Chicagoans, literary enthusiasts, education supporters, and members of the business community will gather in Bridgeport for "Eat Your Words 2021."

Ribbon Cutting at Vistamar School Celebrates New Commons and Commercial Kitchen Addressing Community and Wellness

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- As students look for connection after months of pandemic induced isolation, Vistamar School, an independent college preparatory day school serving grades 9-12, announced the official opening of the Viking Commons, a new gathering space and commercial kitchen providing a nutritious lunch to the entire school community every day, at no daily charge.

Princeton School of Public and International Affairs to Receive Nate Morris Presidential Fellowship

WASHINGTON, D.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress is pleased to announce the creation of the Nate Morris Fellowship at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, through a gift of the Morris Foundation. This gift is the second Presidential Fellowship endowed by Mr. Morris, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress.

IMPACT Fellowship Program 2021: Six Postdoc Scholars Selected by NPA

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced the six finalists in the inaugural class of its IMPACT Fellowship Program, an esteemed initiative designed to empower postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented backgrounds to build skills, understand strengths and develop networks. Competition for program seats was intense with more than seventy applicants from across the globe for six positions.

12th National Postdoc Appreciation Week: Virtues and Skills of Researchers Across the U.S. Celebrated

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today kicked off the 12th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW), taking place through Friday. NPAW is the nation's largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions "postdocs" make to research, innovation and scientific discovery.

Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund for Youth Poets announced by Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center

VENICE, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Beyond Baroque, one of the nation's leading independent Literary Arts Centers, has announced the Amanda Gorman Future Voices Poetry Fund. The fund, named in honor of Beyond Baroque alumna and U.S. Presidential Inaugural Poet Amanda Gorman, will provide $10,000 to young poets of color.

TeethXpress partners with NDX/nSequence and Proceed Finance to present its last fully guided course of the year

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- TeethXpress will hold its final full-arch, immediate-load course taught from a guided treatment perspective Sept. 25-26, 2021, in Las Vegas, Nevada. Led by noted periodontist Curry H. Leavitt, DMD, MS, of Red Rock Periodontics & Implantology, the course will take place over two days at the Red Rock Institute implant training center in Las Vegas.

Millionaire Mastermind Academy is fulfilling its mission to educate and support the growth of minority owned businesses

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Thinkzilla Consulting today announced that The Millionaire Mastermind Academy is fulfilling its mission to educate and support the growth of minority owned businesses by introducing the free United Diversity Business Summit to Arizona on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts.

AMI Expeditionary Healthcare and Maclean Health partner to provide testing and vaccinations to help California schools re-open safely

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- AMI Expeditionary Healthcare, an international health-care provider with unparalleled experience in responding to global pandemics, and Maclean Health, a renowned Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE) healthcare distributor, have teamed up to deliver COVID testing, vaccinations, and healthcare supplies to school districts with the support of California School Boards Association (CSBA).

Texas non-profit Seedling Foundation, seeks Mentors for Children Experiencing Parental Incarceration

AUSTIN, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Seedling, a non-profit organization serving children who have an incarcerated parent, is seeking business partners and individuals to mentor children in Central Texas school districts during the 2021-22 school year. The organization served 349 children last school year and expects to significantly increase the number of children served during the 2021/2022 school year.

Energy Optimizers, USA, Delivers Facilities Improvements to Marietta High School in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Marietta City School District is investing in improving the High School café, kitchen, and concession stand with Energy Optimizers, USA. As a member of the META Solutions Educational Purchasing Co-op, the District will be able to tap into the LED Lighting and Energy Savings Program through the Ohio Council of Educational Purchasing Consortia.

Ohio’s Energy Optimizers, USA, Delivers Indoor Air Quality Solutions and $51,000 in Annual Savings to National Trail Local School District

DAYTON, Ohio /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- National Trail Local School District is investing in indoor air quality solutions and energy efficiency through a facilities improvement project with Energy Optimizers, USA. The District did not ask for more taxpayer dollars but is using federal funds coming through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds (ESSER).

Automation Workz, the nation’s only Black tech diversity upskilling institution, has announced the close of $10M growth financing

DETROIT, Mich. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Detroit-based Automation Workz Institute, Inc., the nation's only Black tech diversity consulting and upskilling institution, today announced the close of $10 million growth financing to drive the expansion of their cybersecurity, network engineer and development certification courses to people of color across America.

College Student Retention Expert announces book, ‘Real Outreach: A Practical Guide to Retaining and Graduating College Students’

DETROIT, Mich. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- According to U.S. News & World Report, 1 in 3 first-year college students will not return for their sophomore year. Dr. Ezella McPherson has retained 82% to 100% of at-risk first-year college students during her tenure at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Wayne State University, and Indiana University. She shares more about her success with at-risk college students in her new book, "Real Outreach: A Practical Guide to Retaining and Graduating College Students" (ISBN: 978-1737273103).

Ohio’s Energy Optimizers, USA, Delivers $25K in Annual Savings to St. Mary Catholic School

DAYTON, Ohio, /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- St. Mary Catholic School is making an investment of $86,704 in a facilities improvement project with Energy Optimizers, USA. The school paid cash for the project, which includes energy efficient LED interior and exterior lighting retrofits. The benefits will be immediate, with reduced energy bills and an improved learning environment.

Black families and educators have a new resource to amplify their efforts with Nu School Supplies

DURHAM, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Black families and educators looking for relatable educational materials to enhance their children's learning experience will soon have a new resource to amplify their efforts when Nu School Supplies launches in August.

Soundfly announces new course on sampling and arranging, ‘RJD2: From Samples to Songs’

BROOKLYN, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Instrumental hip-hop producer RJD2 has launched his first online course, made in partnership with music education platform Soundfly. This in-depth course guides students through RJD2's unique approach to chopping and flipping records, and how he arranges samples into fully realized songs.

Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: 2021 United Diversity Business Summit

PHOENIX, Ariz. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- ThinkZILLA Consulting Group announced today that The Millionaire Mastermind Academy, Inc. and the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will host the 2021 United Diversity Business Summit on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme of the summit is "Enhancing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem," with workshops on measuring diversity and inclusion initiatives, mentoring minority entrepreneurs, accessing capital and more.

ACI, Illinois Community College Board and Illinois Board of Higher Education to collaborate, develop plan

CHICAGO, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI), the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) were awarded a $25,000 planning grant to conduct research and develop an implementation plan to help more community college transfer students earn bachelor's degrees at ACI-affiliated colleges and universities.

Nonprofit Dream A World Education Founder Bunny Hull to Be Inducted Into Women Songwriters Hall Of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and Founder and Executive Director of Dream a World Education, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

Nonprofit National Postdoctoral Association Launches IMPACT Fellowship Program

ROCKVILLE, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) today announced a fellowship program designed to help researchers from marginalized communities advance their careers. Using tools to improve skills, better understand strengths, provide exposure to new fields, and develop new networks, the IMPACT Fellowship Program is a groundbreaking effort assisting postdoctoral scholars of all disciplines.

Kognity raises $20M to improve learning in US high schools

STOCKHOLM, Sweden /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Kognity, a Stockholm based EdTech company with customer schools in over 100 countries, is taking the next step towards its ambition of radically improving learning globally by entering the US high school market. To support the growth journey, Kognity is partnering with leading Nordic growth investor, Alfvén & Didrikson.

Over $150K in Aviation Scholarships to be Awarded by NGPA in 2021 for LGBTQ aviators

ST. LOUIS PARK, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- NGPA, the Worldwide LGBTQ Aviation Community, announces their 2021 scholarship cycle with over $150,000 in awards available. With this year's scholarships, NGPA will have awarded over $900,000 since the program started in 1998.

American College of Nurse-Midwives 2021 Dorothea Lang, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation, and Lifetime Visionary Award Winners

SILVER SPRING, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- ACNM Award Winners -- The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce the winners of Dorothea Lang Award Winners, Excellence in Leadership and Innovation Award, and Lifetime Visionary Award.

Porter-Gaud School in Charleston SC recognizes Bill Ennis for exceptional leadership and service

CHARLESTON, S.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Porter-Gaud School, located in Charleston South Carolina, announced it has awarded the Annual Sandra and Hank Cheves Leadership Award to Bill Ennis for his Exceptional Dedication and Service to The Porter-Gaud School, its Foundation and Endowment.

New Music: Actress Regina Taylor Announces Winners for the black album.mixtape. Project

DALLAS, Texas /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- After a 30-day call for entries, winners for the black album.mixtape. were announced during a virtual Block Party event. The black album. mixtape. is an initiative of Regina Taylor - the Golden Globe-winning actress, playwright, and activist - in partnership with Southern Methodist University's (SMU) Meadows School of the Arts.

Free online curriculum for the summer of 2021 launched by Lighthouse Homeschool Solutions

OJAI, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Due to the recent explosion in homeschool learning, Lighthouse Homeschool Solutions, a division of Lighthouse Learning Solutions, LLC, is offering a free online curriculum for the summer of 2021.

Melissa D. Avery, PhD Named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health

SILVER SPRING, Md. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce that Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN will be the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the "Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health" (JMWH) starting January 1, 2022, succeeding Frances E. Likis, CNM, NP, DrPH, who has served as EIC since 2008.

Tekwell Services LLC Announces Certification by the State of Georgia as Electric Motor Basics Training Resource

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Tekwell Services Certified by the State of Georgia as Electric Motor Basics Training Resource. We are proud to announce that our Plant Manager and Senior Trainer, Phil Aloisio, has been certified by the Georgia State Board of Examiners for Certification of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts.

EDUPOINT Synergy Student Information System selected by State College Area School District (PA)

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- State College Area School District (SCASD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy® Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint® Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs, replacing eSchoolPlus™ SIS. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy SIS and Synergy Online Registration in a cloud-hosted environment. SCASD serves nearly 7,000 students across 12 schools in central Pennsylvania.

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