Applications open for the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 16:21
Walt Disney World Resort with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE
High school students nationwide can now apply at DisneyDreamersAcademy.com to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE, the innovative, outside-the-classroom, educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort.
(StatePoint) Picture a college student studying for an upcoming exam. If you're envisioning her surrounded by marked-up textbooks, you probably aren't a recent graduate. These days, you're just as likely to see the student with a tablet, smartphone or laptop taking advantage of digital course materials -- and student grades appear to be rising as a result.
Dr. Carlton Jenkins selected as new Robbinsdale Area Schools Superintendent
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 05:08
The Robbinsdale Area School Board announced last week that it offered the superintendent position to Dr. Carlton Jenkins, who verbally accepted. Dr. Jenkins will replace Dr. Aldo Sicoli who resigned to take the superintendent job at Roseville Area Schools. Jenkins was chosen with a 7-0 vote.
Tyner named Interim Officer for Diversity and Inclusion at St. Thomas University
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 05:06
Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A.
Dr. Artika Tyner, assistant professor of public policy and leadership in the College of Education, Leadership and Counseling, has been named interim officer for diversity and inclusion. Tyner will take up the work begun by Dr. Calvin Hill earlier this year while a search for a permanent associate vice president of diversity and inclusion is conducted.
We see a problem, we create a solution. My recent lecture at the SIAS International University Entrepreneurship Forum (China) focused on how leaders can use principles of entrepreneurship to discover innovative approaches for addressing social justice issues like those outlined in the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (UNMDG). For instance, did you know 58 million children are not enrolled in school? Did you know every hour 50 young women are infected with HIV/AIDS?