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2011-10-24 22:36:28

Whether it´s parents, teachers, coaches, or family friends, there´s no question that adults serve as powerful role models for youth as they transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. Mentoring programs across the United States have tried to harness the power of positive role models in the hopes that relationships with an adult mentor will help to support kids´ socioemotional and cognitive development. But are mentoring programs effective? And do all programs have...

2011-10-12 11:00:00

Rose State College receives a mentoring grant for cyber security from the Department of Homeland Security and the National Science foundation. Midwest City, OK (PRWEB) October 12, 2011 The Department of Homeland Security and the National Science Foundation awarded a grant to Rose State College recently to invest in its Cyber Security program. The $50,000 grant is also for the college âœto assist in the growth of cyber security programs at other community...

2011-10-05 22:07:29

Obesity among adolescents has more than tripled over the past 40 years, and recent estimates find that over 18% of teens in the U.S. are obese. Education and mentoring targeting obesity and delivered in high schools by peers has been shown to have a significant impact on teen diet and physical activity, according to a study published in Childhood Obesity, a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.(http://www.liebertpub.com) The article "Effect of HealthCorps, a High School...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.