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2011-02-10 09:06:00

JOE HIGGINS OF MESA COUNTY PARTNERS HELPS MENTORING REACH YOUTH ACROSS THE GLOBE GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Chemi Uprosi Megabari" program in the country of Georgia is a collaborative effort between the Georgian Ministry of Justice and the United Nations Assistance to Georgia. Joe Higgins of Mesa County Partners and Tina McGuinness of Gunnison County Partners of Colorado just returned from a two week trip to Tbilisi, Georgia to train the first...

2011-01-27 15:20:00

A new report by an Indiana University School of Dentistry department chair with researchers from six other U.S. dental schools is calling for quick and creative solutions to address the growing scarcity of full-time faculty members within the nation's dental school programs. The report cites widening pay gaps between private practice dentists and clinical professors at dental schools as one factor in fewer dentists committing to careers in teaching. Clinical faculty also report being...

2011-01-25 09:31:13

Four organizations and 11 individuals to be honored at the White House and featured at NSF this week President Barack Obama on Friday named 11 individuals and four organizations as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). The mentors will receive their awards at a White House ceremony this week. They will also be available at the National Science Foundation on Wednesday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. for media...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama invited 4-H to participate at the National Mentoring Summit in Washington, D.C., today and showcase its successful mentoring programs. 4-H'er Jose Cazares and his mentor and 4-H program director Octaviano Merecias-Cuevas from Portland, Oregon, attended the Summit as representatives of 4-H mentoring programs taking place throughout the country. Hosted by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency...

2011-01-22 00:00:40

The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) at Stevens was named a 2011 recipient of the prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring given annually by the White House. The 11 individuals and 4 organizations to receive the awards this year were announced today by President Barack Obama. Hoboken, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) January 21, 2011 The Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) at Stevens...

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2011-01-14 14:33:45

The Organizing Committee of the 2009 Women in Astronomy conference has published the proceedings from the year's Women in Astronomy and Space Science Conference III, titled "Women in Astronomy and Space Science 2009: Meeting the Challenges of an Increasingly Diverse Workforce." The conference was held on Oct. 21-23, 2009, at the Inn and Conference Center, University of Maryland University College, Adelphi, Md. Nearly three hundred women and men attended the three-day conference, which focused...

2011-01-13 07:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This January, as part of National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters launches Start Something(TM), a national initiative inviting all adults -- not just volunteers -- to support quality mentoring to help children who face adversity beat the odds. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/47788/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110113/MM18204) The...

2011-01-12 09:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday, January 12, 2011, from 6:30 - 10:00 p.m., legendary actor Louis Gossett, Jr., local LA mentoring program Famli Inc. and charity-sponsor specialist Voiceplatebridge.com will team up to provide a VIP sporting experience for eight fatherless boys from the LA area. Gossett, Jr., Torre Brannon Reese (founder of Famli Inc.), and Joe Fahmy (founder of Voiceplatebridge.com) will be in attendance along with a group of community male role models...

2011-01-06 07:00:00

Young People Need Your Help this National Mentoring Month ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January is National Mentoring Month, and Goodwill Industries International is helping youth succeed by helping them overcome disadvantages and avoid delinquency through the Goodwill(®) GoodGuides(®) youth mentoring program. The effort is part of a national program that helps teens finish school and transition into productive careers through...

2011-01-05 00:00:39

The Over My Shoulder Foundation, founded by Grammy Winner Patti Austin and CEO Dawn Carroll, is a non-profit mentoring organization established on the principle that the arts, entertainment and media can positively impact millions of disenfranchised individuals. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 The Over My Shoulder Foundation, founded by Grammy Winner Patti Austin and CEO Dawn Carroll, is a non-profit mentoring organization established on the principle that the arts, entertainment and...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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