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Watsonville Hospital closes in on deal

The sale of Watsonville Community Hospital to a nonprofit that would bring local leadership to the 127-year-old institution after two decades of corporate ownership is entering its final stretch, with an estimated $6 million still necessary to conclude the agreement. At a meeting Aug. 4, the Pajaro Valley Health Care District (PVHCD) heard a report […]

Online learning leaders think in-person ...

Most people agree that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the trajectory of online learning forever. But to what extent and in what ways are matters of debate. Principals Online (COOs) predict that most undergraduate and graduate student academic trajectories will feature prominent online components by 2025, according to the “Changing Landscape of Online Education 2022” […]

It takes courage to start a business. I...

For decades, small businesses have been the backbone of America. And while black workers have helped these businesses succeed, owning a black business hasn’t been easy. In the age of online shopping, we forget that in many places in the United States, Jim Crow laws prohibited black people from having a storefront or owning a […]

Marin’s photographer documents the arts

Photographer Peter Merts of San Rafael stands outside San Quentin State Prison Tuesday, August 2, 2022. For the past 15 years, Merts has used his camera to document programs at California state prisons, including San Quentin. (Alan Dep/Marin Independent Journal) The 2007 outdoor concert at San Quentin State Prison with musician Michael Franti inspired San […]

A focus on well-being

A new fighter pilot training mission is making waves in Fort Smith. And should be. To quote Ron Burgundy in “Anchorman,” it’s “a big deal.” Last summer, the US Air Force selected Ebbing Air National Guard Base as the preferred location for a training center for foreign F-35 and F-16 pilots. As word spreads about […]

Farrell: To deal with inflation, get bac...

Are you confused about how best to manage your money with today’s rising household incomes and growing concerns that the economy is sliding into recession? You have lots of company. There seem to be so many forces beyond our control affecting household finances, including COVID, the war in Ukraine, and Fed monetary tightening. You cannot […]

Chicago Reader publisher to step down

Three months after completing a long and arduous quest to convert the Chicago Reader into a non-profit organization, Tracy Baim has announced that she is stepping down as publisher of the famed alternative newspaper by the end of the year. Baim, 59, a veteran Chicago journalist who has run the Reader since 2018, has walked […]

How colleges can level the playing field...

Three hypothetical students with equally illustrious academic records aspire to work on Wall Street after graduating. One lives in rural Nebraska but has never visited or met anyone from New York. Another was born and raised in New York but lives in a community racially and economically separated from the financial district. The third grew […]

The Kessler Foundation Announces Leaders...

dr. Jeanne Zanca assumes the presidency of the IRB, after two decades of service by Dr. Richard Green HANNOVER EASTNew Jersey, August 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — After 20 years of service, Richard Green, MD, PhD, announced last month that he was retiring as chairman of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the Kessler Foundation. Dr. […]

Under the gaze of rural Texas, Greg Abbo...

BY PATRICK SVITEK/Texas Tribune A battle over school vouchers is brewing in the Texas gubernatorial race, sparked after incumbent Republican Greg Abbott offered his clearest support yet for the idea in May. His Democratic challenger, Beto O’Rourke, hammers Abbott on the issue on the campaign trail, particularly looking for an edge in rural Texas, where […]

The UPS Store offers literacy

Owned and operated by Sarah Segura, The UPS Store in Pleasanton donated more books to the Jourdanton Education Foundation Summer Reading Adventure. Pictured L-R: students Paxstyn George, Adan Gonzalez, Riley Paxson, teacher Kara Jones, Monica Meyer and Stephanie Collins- Jourdanton Education Foundation, Sarah Segura- The UPS Store with granddaughters Josalynn Segura and Savannah Segura, teacher […]

‘Exploring Black Girlhood’ Exhibit Showc

Savannah Flowers’ imagery of herself shows the myriad emotions and growth she experienced during her three years at A Long Walk Home’s Girl/Friends Leadership Institute. A black and white photo captures her working on the edges of her hair. Another colorful piece shows flowers in a green dress crouching in the middle of green grass, […]

Historic $280 Billion Investment in Dome...

The bill, which passed by a margin of 64 to 33 in the Senate on July 27 and a margin of 243 to 187 in the House on July 28, 2022, represents a compromise between U.S. innovation law and competition of 2021 passed by the Senate (USICA) (S.1260) and the House-passed America Creating Opportunities for […]

Ukraine-Russia war looms over UN meeting...

UNITED NATIONS – There were already plenty of issues to tackle when a major UN meeting on the landmark nuclear non-proliferation treaty was originally scheduled to take place in 2020. Now the postponed pandemic conference finally begins on Monday as Russia’s war in Ukraine has reignited fears of a nuclear confrontation and increased the urgency […]

State of homelessness | Santa Cruz rece...

SANTA CRUZ — The results of Santa Cruz County’s first comprehensive homeless census since before the coronavirus pandemic remain up in the air, but, in some ways, counting people who are homeless has become easier than ever. Since the Sentinel last addressed the issue with its contribution to the regional series “State of Homelessness” in […]

NW Panel Talks Diversity Report, Lived E...

Reaping the full benefits of Northwest Arkansas’ diverse population requires newcomers to reach out to the community to welcome them, speakers said at a panel Friday hosted by the Northwest Arkansas Council. Arkansas. For example, people think the Asian Business Association of Arkansas is for Asians operating businesses in Arkansas, said group founder and president […]

NCUA vs. FDIC: What’s the difference?

With the volume of ads for banks appearing online and on TV, you’ve no doubt heard the term “FDIC insured.” It’s the federal government’s guarantee that your money is safe—up to a certain amount—in the event of a bank failure. But if your “bank” is a credit union, does the guarantee still apply? Yes. The […]

New England develops new guaranteed tran...

The New England Board of Higher Education, a multi-state pact dedicated to supporting higher education in the region, is developing guaranteed transfer pathways in three additional states as part of its New England Transfer Guarantee. The guarantee, already established in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island last year, allows eligible community college graduates to transfer directly […]

Cesar Chavez’s home in San Jose will bec

The family home of one of San Jose’s greatest activists will be transformed into a community center, continuing his work for future generations. The Amigos de Guadalupe association, with the help of the city, bought Cesar Chavez’s family home this week. The historic monument at 53 Scharff Ave. in East San Jose has been owned […]

Ed Department proposes to tighten 90/10 ...

Listen to the article 6 minutes This audio is generated automatically. Please let us know if you have any comments. The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday released a series of new regulatory proposals that would limit the amount of federal financial aid for-profit colleges can receive, add new rules for proprietary institutions converting to […]

Public support for higher education wave...

While Americans continue to believe in the all-encompassing value of higher education, the share that says colleges and universities have a positive effect “on how things are done in this country today” has declined by 14 percentage points since 2020, according to a new survey from New America. Varying Degrees 2022, the higher education think […]

Keiser University in Tampa awards $25,00...

Keizer University in Tampa is helping a local high school student achieve new educational goals with a $25,000 scholarship. In July, the university partnered with Gentlemen’s Quest of Tampa to help support its STEM camp and provide a scholarship for a senior graduate. Gentlemen’s Quest of Tampa is a non-profit organization that aims to train […]

Jack Todd: Change at Hockey Canada must ...

Breadcrumb Links Sports Montreal Canadiens Upside down hockey Hockey No one wants to see the people who landed this national institution in the hot water tasked with cleaning up the mess. Author of the article: Jack Todd • Montreal Gazette Special If the folks running Hockey Canada thought they could push their way through this […]

Investors bought a quarter of homes sold...

Investors bought nearly a quarter of U.S. single-family homes sold last year, often driving up rents for suburban families. The problem is particularly acute in some Sun Belt states amid evidence that investors can often outbid other buyers, keeping starter homes out of the hands of potential owners, especially black suburban and Hispanic families. Some […]

Anti-LGBTQ hate group reorganizes itself...

The Family Research Council, the far-right political think tank and political lobby group, has been granted nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status by the US Internal Revenue Service as a church with its leader, Tony Perkins. , as minister. FRC pushed for legislation banning gender-affirming surgery, filed amicus briefs backing repeal Roe v. Wade, and worked tirelessly […]

Wikipedia’s role in lecture notes makes

Andrew Lih, technology journalist, digital strategist and author, speaks on July 20, 2022 at the Amphitheater. Lih’s talk discussed how open access to technology allows us to connect with our cultural heritage. GEORGIA PRESSLEY/STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER CHAUTAUQUA – Andrew Lih is one of the main reasons why Wikipedia fills the knowledge gap […]

DHR Global is hiring an Executive Direct...

July 21, 2022 — The nonprofit practice of DHR Global helped land Tabitha Schmidt as executive director of the Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) in Daytona Beach, FL. She succeeds interim chief executive Maria Hane and former chief executive Andrew Sandall. The mission was led by James Abruzzo, Managing Partner, Nonprofit Global Practice and […]

Jill Biden stops for ice cream at Arethu...

Biden went with one of the creamery’s fresh waffle cones, filled with a few scoops of coconut and toasted almond ice cream. Lamont went for a milkshake. “Beyond their mutual love of ice cream and teaching children, Governor Lamont and the First Lady continued their conversation from the previous stop about how Connecticut uses ARPA […]

We need to increase the diversity of CT ...

Students who see themselves represented within the classroom are more likely to connect with their lessons and succeed inside the classroom. Unfortunately, many Connecticut students do not have this opportunity. As teachers and advocates of education, it is essential that we continue to look for ways to increase teacher diversity and improve the classroom experience […]

Five leading children’s hospitals get $2

Washington DC, July 19 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A group of children’s hospitals across the country will coordinate response to future pandemics and other disasters with a new $29 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The group, known as the Pediatric Pandemic Network (PPN), will focus on the unique needs […]

Tuition Inflation | The bank rate

College tuition has increased, with tuition and fees at four-year institutions rising from around $5,000 per year in 1980-81 to more than $16,000 per year in 2020-21, according to National Center for Education Statistics data. Record inflation coupled with reduced government aid is forcing institutions to raise everything from tuition and room and board to […]

The benefits of redesigning and revising...

Summer is a good time for graduate and postdoctoral students to review their résumés and resumes, update them with what you’ve accomplished in the academic year that just ended, and reflect on what you hope to do over the next few semesters. The summers of 2020 and 2021 have been strange – 2020 because of […]

The Great American Triathlon returns, ke...

Mahyar Ebadi, a Berkley resident competing in the open Ironman category, paddles the final stretch to the finish at the Great American Triathlon, formerly known as Eppie’s Great Race, Saturday at River Bend Park in Rancho Cordova. The non-swimming competition included 5.82 miles of running, 12.5 miles of biking and 6.35 miles of paddling along […]

San Francisco airport terminal evacuated...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco International Airport international terminal was evacuated Friday night due to a bomb threat and authorities found a potentially incendiary device, officials said. A person is in custody. The bomb threat was reported around 8:15 p.m. and authorities discovered a suspicious package, according to San Francisco police. Airport investigators “considered […]

From the gap comes workforce growth

City Year Members of the AmeriCorps of Little Rock arrived in the heart of the Arkansas summer. But they didn’t let the nearly 100-degree heat and oppressive humidity stop them. Instead, they dove in with alacrity, helping teachers at our four partner schools in the Little Rock School District prepare their classrooms and lesson plans […]

Panda Bear Reveals Collaborative Album D...

Panda Bear has revealed that he is teaming up with Spacemen 3’s Sonic Boom on a new album called “Resist”. READ MORE: Animal Collective – ‘Time Skiffs’ review: Adventurers are getting back on track The album will be released on August 12 and premiered today (July 14) with a new single sampled by Troggs, “Go […]

GoLocalProv | Inside the Art with Micha...

Thursday, July 14, 2022 Michael Rose, artistic contributor View larger + Jen Ferry PHOTO: South County Arts Association The foundation of the local art scene is the strong collection of community-oriented art centers dotted around Rhode Island. The South County Art Association is one such organization and has held exhibitions and classes for downstate residents […]

Old Kirke’s presentation will focus on t

MANISTEE – The Old Kirke Museum is to feature a demonstration on the Gilmore Car Museum by Fred Colgren as part of its free First Person Stories and Songs series. The program is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on July 14 at the museum. “The Gilmore Car Museum is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated […]

The nonprofit offers free training for d...

This story comes to you from MPR News, through a partnership with Sahan Journal. Natasha Lancour is the mother of five children. Each time she gave birth, Lancour, of Duluth, says she felt unable to seek the postpartum help she needed. “During work it can be so rushed, everything is so fast. I wanted to […]

California has spent $500 million on DEI...

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! FIRST ON FOX: A conservative nonprofit estimated that California has spent more than $500 million on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, including nearly $50,000 on ‘Racial Equity’ for the State Department of Fish and Wildlife. The Center for Organizational Research and Education (CORE), a nonprofit consumer […]

Children’s Medical Center Auxiliary Volu

One of the real treasures that every nonprofit relies on is its team of hardworking volunteers. Doing everything from fundraising and rolling up their sleeves to provide extra hands for the charity to delivering services, they do so fueled by their commitment to making a difference for the good of the organization. And for 60 […]

(BPRW) Goldman Sachs One Million Black W...

(BPRW) Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women Announces 50 Black Women’s Impact Grant Recipients to Scale Black Women-Led Nonprofits (Black PR wire) NEW YORK, NY – The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) announced 50 recipients of the Black Women Impact Grant Program, part of its A million black women initiative, to fund non-profit organizations […]

Confucius Institutes Return to American ...

A recent report indicates that Chinese cultural organizations in America that closed after being named foreign agencies by the US government have reopened under new names. The National Association of Scholars, a non-profit organization supporting education, released the report. He said the Confucius Institutes, cultural organizations linked to the Chinese Communist Party, are reopening under […]

18th Annual RVCC Foundation Golf Classic...

NEW | FEATURES | PREVIEWS | EVENTS originally published: 09/07/2022 (RINGOES, NJ) — The RVCC Foundation raised over $127,000 at the 18th Annual RVCC Foundation Golf Classic, held June 20 at Copper Hill Country Club in Ringoes. The RVCC Foundation is the fundraising arm of Raritan Valley Community College. It provides the resources that enable […]

How a Vermont family fights to help chil...

ESSEX, Vt. (WCAX) – A Chittenden County family is helping lead an effort to expand treatment options in the state for children with developmental disabilities, but as Christina Guessferd found in part two of her special report , navigating the bureaucracy could be a daunting challenge. For three decades, the state of Vermont has prioritized […]

GNTC Receives $8,000 Dollar General Lite...

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently awarded Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) an $8,000 grant to support adult literacy. This local grant is part of the Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s recent award of a $10.5 million gift to support summer, family and adult literacy programs, representing the largest donation in one-day grant from the organization […]

Ken Griffin donates $130 million to Chic...

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin leaves Chicago with a philanthropic drive. Griffin, who is moving with his investment firm Citadel to Miami, awarded more than $130 million in parting gifts to 40 Chicago organizations in June, hoping to provide a funding bridge as they seek to replace his charitable contributions. Ken Griffin walks to […]

Pathway deep in the brain makes it resil...

The team also analyzed post-mortem human brain tissue and showed that the same cells identified in mice could be altered in the thalamus of people affected by brain injury and stroke. The results, published in the journal Scientific Translational Medicine,suggest that targeting a protein in these cells could prevent the long-term damage that follows brain […]

CPA and Management Consulting Services M...

Request To download To taste Buy the full report New Jersey, United States,– The Global CPA and management consulting services The report offers important insights into the state of the industry. This research offers in-depth details on the fundamentals, productivity, strengths, manufacturers, and current industry trends that support business expansion and economic success. The study […]

Grants awarded to help street vendors

Four Los Angeles nonprofits will receive funding from JPMorgan Chase & Co. to help street vendors.The New York financial institution is committing $5 million over three years to the Open Air Economy Collaborative, which includes nonprofits Inclusive Action for the City, the California Reinvestment Coalition, the legal clinic pro bono Public Counsel and East LA […]

Blurring the lines between education and...

Posted July 3, 2022 7:23 a.m. Javeria Salman The Hechinger Report After the disruption of the pandemic, people in education are more open to rethinking traditional ways of doing business to better serve students. One idea that has gained momentum since last year is to break down the barriers between high school, college and career […]

The Day – The city’s historic Thames Clu

New London – Three years ago the Thames Club, a venerable institution whose membership for the past 153 years has included a variety of influential eminences and civic luminaries as well as the father of a future Nobel laureate, was on the ropes. Membership of the private social club – the oldest in Connecticut and […]

Developers urged to avoid Microsoft’s Gi

GitHub has over 83 million developers on its platform, including over 7.2 million Indian developers New Delhi: Software Freedom Conservancy, a US-based non-profit organization, has called on the developer community to avoid Microsoft-owned open-source repository GitHub, which now aims to make money from its for-profit commercial product. called “Copilot”. Software Freedom Conservancy, which is backed […]

Fireworks Near Me: July 4, 2022 from Fre...

FREMONT, CA – The 4th of July holiday weekend is underway. So it’s time to find out what Independence Day parades, fireworks and festivities are happening in 2022 near you in Fremont and across East Bay. Note that not all 4th of July events take place on this date, with several being spread throughout the […]

UMass Global announces first new chancel...

The University of Massachusetts Global announced David Andrews as its next chancellor on Thursday, as the college continues its transition from its former identity as Brandman University. Andrews is the institution’s first new chancellor since the University of Massachusetts last year acquired Brandman University, a private, nonprofit organization that has served adult learners for decades. […]

Two New Orleans arts institutions benefi...

The Ruth Foundation for the Arts (Ruth Arts) marked its debut in the arts philanthropy landscape with the announcement of its inaugural grantmaking cycle. The new foundation is supported by a bequest from the late Ruth DeYoung Kohler II and plans to award grants totaling more than $17 million annually. Two New Orleans institutions will […]

Meet the Washington Olin MBA Class of 20...

New York, Silicon Valley, Austin. Maybe LA and DC too. This is where the action happens. This is where you will find the best minds and the greatest opportunities. At least, that’s what you’ll hear sometimes. The Midwest? It is cold. There is nothing to do. Just those rusty towns along fetid rivers, tired, faded […]

NKU School of the Arts presents “Scenes

The Northern Kentucky University School of the Arts opened “Scenes from Nowhere,” an exhibit that runs through August 26, with a closing reception on Thursday, August 25 from 5-7 p.m., free and open to the public. Kyle Angel It can be seen in the NKU SOTA Community Showcase Atrium, Main Gallery, Third Floor Gallery. “Scenes […]

CommunityWorks receives $300,000 grant f...

CommunityWorksa statewide nonprofit lending institution and community development financial institution, announced June 23 that it had received a $300,000 grant from Truist Foundation. The funds will be used to support CommunityWorks’ Small Business Loan and Women’s Business Center programs. “Truist has been a long-time partner of CommunityWorks,” said Tammie Hoy Hawkins, CEO of CommunityWorks. “This […]

Avery Research Center receives rare reco...

Capping off a week of June 16 celebrations across the United States, the College of Charleston Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture is pleased to announce the receipt of the material which offer new perspectives on pivotal moments in the struggle for civil rights in the south Caroline Lowcountryincluding a rare recording […]

Lagos Vice Governor, JCI and Microsoft A...

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has tasked the country to direct its efforts towards accelerating the improvement of the five pillars of the digital economy. The Deputy Governor detailed the five areas to include digital infrastructure, digital platform, digital financial services, digital entrepreneurship and digital skills. Speaking at the Global Digital […]

Bill aims to help Montgomery County resi...

Montgomery County officials hope new legislation establishing an office focused on food resilience can help connect disadvantaged residents to important social services as well as food distribution. The law project, presented at the county council meeting on Tuesday, would establish an Office of Food Systems Resilience. Board members approved just over $1 million in the […]

CCST Workshop Envisions a More Holistic ...

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The California Council on Science and Technology (CCST) hosted a workshop with leading public health experts on June 14e and 17e to identify opportunities to strengthen California’s public health system. Participants were challenged to produce actionable, holistic and equitable recommendations for decision makers. The workshop was part of the CCST Disaster Resilience Initiative COVID-19 […]

Search giant Google ready to pay for imp...

At a time when industry experts believe that the encyclopedia services market may create a new growth narrative in the coming years. As part of a growing trend by the American IT company to strike commercial deals with other web organizations, internet advertising giant Google has created a surprising move to pay for Wikipedia’s enhanced […]

SUSAN G. KOMEN® INVESTS $21.7 MILLION IN

DALLAS, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Susan G. Komen for Healing®the world’s leading organization for the fight against breast cancer, awards $21.7 million to fund 48 new research projects at 26 distinguished academic medical institutions across the United States that focus on improving patient outcomes – especially for people with the most […]

Tariffs, trade, global politics and your...

Bill Oxford / iStock.com On January 22, 2018, President Donald Trump approved more than $10 billion in tariffs on solar panels and washing machines imported from China. According to the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the historically rare move marked the start of a protectionist trade policy that Trump had placed at the heart of […]

Northwest Chief Talks Community Partners

By Dr. John Jasinski, President of Northwest Missouri State University The high performance of Northwest Missouri State University since I became president of the institution in 2009 is the result of your contributions – and those of our partners. My inaugural remarks in 2009 focused on the importance of public-private partnerships, and I had no […]

Fed up and fired up: Texas Republicans c...

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to date with the most essential news from Texas. HOUSTON — The Texas Republican Party has controlled every lever of state government since 2003 and won major victories last year on voting, redistricting, abortion, school programs and other longstanding priorities. date. Delegates to […]

KUAR general manager leaves Little Rock ...

The general manager of public radio stations at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will step down, he confirmed Friday. Nathan Vandiver will step down as head of KUAR-FM, 89.1, next month, he said. Vandiver was previously program director for KUAR and KLRE-FM, 90.5, and his time at the stations began as an intern […]

Confirming faculty fears, Purdue board c...

When Purdue University administrators announced their new president this month, they omitted some key information: how and why they chose this person. What made the event even more surprising was that the trustees announced the retirement as president of Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., who led the university for a decade, at the same time as […]

Mission/HCA and AdventHealth call for 67...

ASHEVILLE — The nonprofit AdventHealth Hospital System and HCA Healthcare-owned Mission Hospital in Asheville has applied for a certificate of need with the North Carolina Division of Health Services Regulation to build a 67-story community hospital beds. AdventHealth is proposing to build at the Enka Center near the Smokey Park Highway. Mission wants to build […]

An artist from the Cal State Long Beach ...

Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld, the author of the self-help book, is a major donor at California State University, Long Beach. In 2019, she gave the university $10 million, the largest donation Cal State has received for the expansion of the university’s art museum, which now bears Kleefeld’s name. But clean art said she also donated “120 […]

Charles H. Wright Museum of African Amer...

A mile to support the operations of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and the Detroit Historical Society will not appear on the August ballot. After failing to pass enabling legislation this year, the museums are pushing back on their bid to operate mills in Wayne and Oakland counties until 2024. To […]

Dismissed from his work with the Indians...

Sent to a desk job after President Jair Bolsonaro was elected, indigenous protector Bruno Pereira took time off and returned to the field – but is now missing along with British journalist Dom Phillips Until far-right Jair Bolsonaro took office as president of Brazil in 2019, missing Amazon expert Bruno Pereira coordinated efforts to protect […]

City of Lawrence to distribute $150,000 ...

Lawrence Town Hall (file photo August Rudisell/Lawrence Times) Share this post or save it for later The Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission will soon be looking to distribute $150,000 in grants to local arts organizations. The money comes from a grant from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) bailout to help the arts and […]

The Peacock family chose to ring the wir...

Last Sunday’s column began a response to John Moore Jr.’s questions about the Peacock Military Academy, or PMA, a now-defunct private school with a long and idiosyncratic history. His father, then captain. John Moore Sr., taught Spanish and was one of the military instructors at the school, founded in 1894 in what is now the […]

Milwaukee-based African-American roundta...

By Karen Stokes Markasa Tucker-Harris, Executive Director African American Roundtable (Photo/African American Roundtable) The Milwaukee-based African-American Roundtable has received the $500,000 True Reformer Institutional Grant from the Public Welfare Foundation (PWF). Seven True Reformer Grants have been awarded to organizations nationwide advancing restorative, community-led, and racially just approaches to justice to honor the Foundation’s 75th […]

New Collins Community Credit Union housi...

Leaders, Believers, Achievers Foundation, Empowering Youths of Iowa, Tanager Place and Neighborhood Finance Corporation each have space in the new location The newly opened Collins Community Credit Union houses several nonprofit businesses inside the building, including the Neighborhood Finance Corporation on First Avenue NE in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Monday, June 6, 2022. (Savannah Blake/The […]

Stritch Announces Community Enrollment P...

Cardinal Stritch University is proud to announce that it has created a Community Enrollment Partner Network that creates unique connections between the University and Milwaukee organizations. Staff members and those served by network members have the option of enrolling in Stritch classes at a discounted rate. These new partnerships will enhance the needs of each […]

The pandemic drop in undergraduate enrol...

Education Policy Education Policy By Nathan Grawe·June 7, 2022 Carleton College The problem: According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, undergraduate enrollment at U.S. post-secondary institutions fell 4.7% in the spring of 2022 compared to the same period a year earlier. While the rate of decline was somewhat lower than the 4.9% annual reduction […]

Tulare County nonprofit awards scholarsh...

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) – The Mexican American Women’s League of Tulare County has been in existence since 1979. Since then, at their annual scholarship luncheons, they have given out nearly $360,000 in scholarships. This week, members of the organization’s board of directors prepare for their annual scholarship awards ceremony. Seven students will each receive […]

The nonprofit workforce is in crisis

Not-for-profit organizations across the country are at the forefront of helping communities survive and thrive. Nonprofit workers have pledged to serve their communities and have found innovative ways to do so throughout the pandemic. But we are at a turning point. If governments do not act to support this workforce now, the most vulnerable in […]

Activists lead the way for global climat...

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2022: Every year, World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5 to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change and global warming. Considering the threats to the ecological balance of the planet, several activists, scientists and experts have repeatedly insisted on the need for greater attention to the climate crisis. World […]

Announcement of Dorothy McAuliffe as Sta...

The Department of State is pleased to announce Dorothy McAuliffe as the new Special Representative for Global Partnerships. Special Representative McAuliffe brings a strong background in public-private partnerships and cross-sector engagement. She served on numerous nonprofit and public boards and led several hunger relief programs and initiatives in her previous role as First Lady of […]

Ukrainians in Seattle help refugees find...

As the war in Ukraine continues, refugees from the Seattle area settle and seek health services. A local Ukrainian nonprofit is stepping up to help them navigate the complex US healthcare system. The Nashi Immigrants Health Board is teaming up with federal, state and local health agencies to host an event Saturday at Redmond’s Idylwood […]

Harvard offers free online Portuguese le...

Harvard University offers free online courses in Portuguese, which have been made available by Fundação Estudar, a nonprofit institution that provides education, career, and other development opportunities to young people around the world. Brazil. Students can register on the Estudar Fora page to attend the university’s most popular computer science course, CS50, Forbes reports. To […]

Progressives and Conservatives Target Sc...

June 1, 2022 | 3:13 p.m. Interest in running for the school board is on the rise nationwide. According to Ballotpedia, only 25% of school board races are unopposed this year, compared to 35% last year and 40% in 2018. By Danielle Kurtzleben/NPR Octavio Jones/Getty Images TAMPA, FL – JULY 27: Families protest any […]

Portland Community College Scholarship P...

The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified a downward trend in community college enrollment in Oregon. At Oregon’s largest college, Portland Community College, enrollment fell 23% between before the pandemic and last fall, according to data from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission. But community colleges continue to look for ways to attract and retain students, especially underrepresented […]

Verdigris Ensemble Student Leadership Co...

The Verdigris Ensemble student leadership cohort takes students from the concert hall to the boardroom. Established last fall, the new educational initiative was developed to help students understand opportunities in the arts industry by exploring entrepreneurship, art and business infrastructure. Micaela Bottari, Education and Development Manager for Verdigris Ensemble, created the program to help fill […]

Germanna Memorial Foundation will lose i...

By CLINT SCHEMMER Culpeper Star-Expositor The Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia loses its executive director. Tim Sutphin will leave his post, which he held for 3½ years, to pursue a business opportunity, the foundation announced on Wednesday. He has worked in the non-profit museum field for over 30 years, 27 of which […]

U of A Honors College Announces 2022 Bod...

Photo by Peter Aaron Gearhart Hall – home of the U of A Honors College The U of A Honors College has selected six new freshmen as recipients of this year’s Bodenhamer Scholarships, all of whom range in interest and skill set. The Bodenhamer Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarships […]

Dominican Oak Park Task Force to Host Re...

A local task force dedicated to studying possible reparations for Black Americans will hold a series of open forums in Oak Park this week to gather feedback ahead of a reparations report that is currently in the works. The Oak Park Reparations Task Force is partnering with the Dominican University of River Forest to host […]

Charter amendment seeks to keep San Fran...

As the San Francisco Public Library’s preservation fund expires next year, Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Ahsha Safaí on Monday announced a charter amendment that would renew the institution’s vital budget source. If approved by the oversight board later this summer, the legislation will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. The preservation fund was established […]

Angie Gaabo talks about efforts to prese...

This is part of a series of Q&A interviews with directors of Detroit nonprofits related to our Resilient Neighborhoods series. Angie Gaabo is the Executive Director of Woodbridge Neighborhood Development. Model D: Could you tell us a bit about your organization, Woodbridge Neighborhood Development? Angie Gaabo: Woodbridge Neighborhood Development was established in 2002. It is […]

Posted Tuition Fees at Top Colleges Will...

After two years of steady or minimal tuition increases, major US colleges are hiking … [+] tuition fees by 3.7% on average. Getty The median published tuition increase will be 3.7% at the top 20 US colleges for the next academic year. Using the most recent Forbes top 20 ranking, the median sticker price for […]

SC lawmakers ban below-minimum wages for...

A bill ending the practice of paying below-minimum wages for people with disabilities is set to become law in South Carolina, ensuring more than a million people are part of the workforce competitive work of the state. Officials from Governor Henry McMaster’s office said the governor intended to sign the bill into law by May […]

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• Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Announces New Hire of Robert Lopp. As part of the restructuring of the organization, Lopp will be the Chief Administrative Officer, a new position that will oversee internal support services across all areas of the business and help integrate and allocate resources. Lopp has extensive experience and has held leadership positions […]

Thoughts from WT: Philanthropy – Why peo

By Dr. Walter Wendler Fourth in a series on philanthropy in higher education. Philanthropy is essential to all universities, especially regional public research universities. Giving from donors demonstrates their commitment and enables institutional leaders, faculty, staff and students to join hands in pursuing ideas, goals and aspirations they deem important. Giving benefits to students and […]

PHFA receives grant to build stronger re...

The ultimate goal is to build more affordable housing through the synergies created HARRISBURG, Pa., May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency today announced that it is one of six housing finance agencies (HFAs) nationwide to have received a grant to develop strategic partnerships with hospitals and other health organizations to fund […]

Tuition Discounts Reach All-Time High, N...

The average tuition reduction at private, nonprofit colleges hit a new high last year, according to new research from the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Discount rates for new undergraduates reached 54.5%, according to preliminary estimates from the NACUBO 2021 Tuition Discount Study, released Thursday. This number is up from the previous […]

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel pays off student d...

Student Debt Cancellation Panel Snap CEO and co-founder Evan Spiegel hands out the ultimate graduation gift to the 285 graduates of the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. The nonprofit — located in the Westchester neighborhood of Los Angeles near LAX — said in an announcement on Sunday that Spiegel, along with […]

Elevate Together® Initiative Expands to

NORTH MANKATO, Minnesota–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Taylor Corporation has joined a coalition of like-minded businesses, including The ODP Corporation, JPMorgan Chase and NCR Foundation, to support small businesses through Elevate Together®, a nonprofit initiative designed to accelerate business creation, black growth and prosperity. and small Hispanic businesses. The program, powered by Round It Up America®, is now in […]

Death penalty sought in Texas for man wh...

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Texas prosecutors said Monday they would seek the death penalty for a man who authorities say confessed to killing five people, including three whose dismembered bodies were found in a dumpster on fire last year. The Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office said it filed the paperwork seeking the death penalty […]

Claude Garrett released after 30 years b...

A few hours After a judge cleared Claude Garrett’s release from prison, the small crowd outside the maximum-security Riverbend Institution in Nashville, Tennessee received a message on their group text. It comes from Garrett’s daughter, Deana Watson. Garrett was packed and ready to go, but there was paperwork to do in town. She typed out […]

Clarence Thomas says abortion leak chang...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Clarence Thomas said the Supreme Court was changed by the shocking leak of a draft opinion earlier this month. The opinion suggests the court is set to strike down the abortion rights recognized nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade. Conservative Thomas, who joined the court in 1991 and has […]

Rollins College valedictorian with non-s...

One of Rollins College’s class of 2022 valedictorians can’t speak. That didn’t stop her from using the tools available to share her voice with her classmates. Using text-to-speech software, Elizabeth Bonker, who has non-speaking autism and types what she needs to communicate, stood behind the desk at the Winter Park campus on Monday to encourage […]

More than 300 volunteers will participat...

This Saturday, ACCESS – the leading Arab-American community nonprofit, celebrating 50 years of service – will host a large-scale community service event, in partnership with the City of Dearborn, at multiple locations across the city.Arab American Service Day is an annual national event hosted by the National Network of Arab American Communities (NNAAC) – a […]

The Hispanic Colleges of Mass. support ...

Read in Spanish. When Jennifer Reyes emigrated from the Dominican Republic in 2016, she wanted to build a better future for herself. Upon entering the United States, she listed some of her goals: to continue her education, find a better job, and earn more money. But at the time, she didn’t speak English. “One of […]

A former gas station in Berlin has been ...

“The ducks had to go,” dealer and collector Juerg Judin told me, gesturing to the now duck-free little pond he had set up in the backyard of his former Berlin residence, a repurposed gas station years ago. 1950. His former private house, which has also become the habitat of a few geese, ducks and exotic […]

Pascrell and McCaul lead 161 members of ...

Pascrell and McCaul lead 161 members of Congress demanding $360 million to protect places of worship NSGP provides critical grants to protect synagogues, churches and mosques as domestic extremism continues to rise WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mike McCaul (R-TX-10) have led 161 House colleagues calling for a significant increase […]

Winner Praises Pulitzer Board’s Commitme

How does it feel to win a Pulitzer Prize? Between tears of joy, Maria Hinojosa told NPR, “It’s like a dream and when I stop crying, it’s like, Wow!” On Monday, Hinojosa and his team of producers and writers at Futuro Media won the Pulitzer Prize in Audio Recording for a seven-part podcast series titled […]

Make a Tangible Impact with Rebecca Moff...

Rebecca Moffett, president of Vanguard Charitable, recounts Value how she and her team help their donors support the causes they care about. Photo courtesy of Vanguard Charitable Since childhood, Rebecca Moffett, President of Vanguard Charitable, has been driven to make a tangible difference. Vanguard Charitable, one of the nation’s leading nonprofits and sponsor of donor-driven […]

Former First Lady Michelle Obama Promote...

Michelle Obama represented the University of Maryland in Baltimore County on a national stage Saturday by sporting an UMBC t-shirt in a video promoting the College’s Signing Day. The former first lady’s unexpected shoutout thrilled UMBC students and alumni and shone a light on the university’s accomplishments. “To celebrate our eighth annual #CollegeSigningDay, I’m wearing […]

Red Sox kick off AAPI Heritage Month at ...

On Tuesday night, Jersey Street was filled with Red Sox fans ready for a game against the Los Angeles Angels. Amid the noise of the crowd, clamoring for photos of the historic baseball stadium and sizzling hot dogs, were the thunderous sounds of the tanggu drum and crashing cymbals as Chinese lion dancers put on […]

International students, F-1 visas, degre...

Many international students in the United States on an F-1 visa are eager to get out of the classroom to join the American workforce. After graduation, these international students – many of whom come from less fortunate backgrounds – seek to give back to the local American community that has provided so many opportunities, and […]

Amy Russo visits Newport’s Touro Synagog

Despite all the jokes about its size, the country’s smallest state has played an outsized role in the fight for religious freedom. Ask any Rhode Islander about it, and you’ll probably hear the name Roger Williams. But the story does not end there. More than a century after the arrival of the minister who preached […]

Historic Cincinnati Observatory remains ...

CINCINNATI — Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel was as unique as his name. The 19th-century Cincinnatian was a West Point graduate who was a lawyer, math teacher, and railroad surveyor. He even served as a Brigadier General of the Union Army Volunteers during the Civil War. What do you want to know Known as the “Cradle of […]

Behind a donation of 1.1 billion dollars...

After several years of planning, it is launched just in time to deal with a worrying climate crisis. Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne (center) with Ann and John Doerr, who have donated more than $1 billion to the new School for Sustainability on their behalf. (Ed Caldwell/Stanford University) Even with the cutting-edge research and innovation that […]

Kelly Clarkson pays tribute to Detroit’s

In the late 90s, Southwest Detroit native Angela Reyes was fed up with the gang violence that was wreaking havoc in her community. “I tell people I was tired of burying kids,” Reyes says. “I used to go to funerals all the time.” This violence motivated Reyes to create the Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation (DHDC) […]

West Side Rag’ Fate of historic church u

Posted May 3, 2022 2:55 PM by West Side Rag Photographs by Carol Tannenhauser. By Carol Tannenhauser The future of West Park Presbyterian Church at West 86th Street and Amsterdam Avenue will be judged on Thursday, when Community Board 7’s preservation committee hears arguments for and against destroying the historic 19th-century structure. The church congregation, […]