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2009-06-23 13:30:00

Service Learning Approach Supports President Obama's Goals of Youth Service and Meets Technology Needs of Teachers and Non-Profit Leaders SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporation for National and Community Service today announced a collaborative initiative with Microsoft Corp.'s U.S.

2009-04-23 14:14:00

More than 1,800 projects registered for Global Youth Service Day WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of children and youth all over the world will participate in volunteer and service activities as part of the 21st Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) on April 24-26, 2009. During GYSD, the largest service event in the world and an initiative of Youth Service America (YSA), young people will participate in and facilitate projects with families, schools, community and...

2009-03-09 10:54:00

Youth Service America, UnitedHealth Group Name Youth as 'First Responders' in the Escalating Childhood Obesity Crisis WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to address the growing childhood obesity epidemic, Youth Service America (YSA) and UnitedHealth Group are supporting youth-led projects that focus on healthy lifestyles by awarding the UnitedHealth HEROES service-learning grants.

2008-10-05 03:00:22

By Southernwood, Julie Abstract The recent development of a market economy in higher education has resulted in the need to tailor the product to the customers, namely students, employers and commissioning bodies.

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Kearney, Kevin R Objectives. To describe the design of a required service- learning course offered to first- year (P1) pharmacy students, and to assess student learning and the relevance of this learning in the pharmacy curriculum. Design.

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Timpe, Erin M Wuller, William R; Karpinski, Julie P Objective. To create a service-learning project to provide poison prevention education to preschool through fifth-grade students. Design.

2008-09-02 03:00:00

By Bacdayan, Paul Abstract. The mission statements of many public (taxpayer- supported) colleges promise economic development outreach to local business communities. Unfortunately, faculty may be hard-pressed to devote time to outreach.

2008-07-30 03:00:39

By Duke, Lori J Unterwagner, Whitney L; Byrd, Debbie C In 2002, a regional consortium was created for schools and colleges of pharmacy in Georgia and Alabama to assist experiential education faculty and staff members in streamlining administrative processes, providing required preceptor development, establishing a professional network, and conducting scholarly endeavors.

2008-07-29 00:00:36

Sprint Ahead for Education Provides Funding to Support Innovative Character-Education Programs across the United States.

2008-07-28 09:01:26

Sprint (NYSE: S) announced the recipients for the Sprint Ahead for Education grant program. Sprint Ahead for Education is a brand-new program that supports innovative character-education initiatives through funding of K-12 public schools and school districts.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.