LEXINGTON, Ky. — Are you one of the following? A beginning project manager who needs to understand basic project management terminology and processes? An experienced manager who’d like to refresh your skills? An “accidental” project manager who finds yourself managing projects in your current job? An aspiring project manager who wants to investigate a career in the field? The University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics is offering individuals the opportunity to learn proven strategies and practical, hands-on tools to drive successful project outcomes — on time and within budget. The five-week Project Management Certificate Program takes place on consecutive Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning May 9 and concluding June 6 at the Gatton College Building. “Participants will gain a solid understanding of the fundamental building blocks of project management, and an introduction to best … [Read more...] about Gatton offers 5-week Project Management Certificate Program
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North Hawaii News By Landry Fuller Special to West Hawaii Today | Monday, December 3, 2018, 1 a.m. Share this story Three gardens sit on the 1,200-acre educational farm near Hawi that’s open to students and adults for special visits. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY) Teacher’s assistant Michael Burnett explains how the measurement of water fall effects the varying size of sweet potatoes growing on vines in his experiment. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY) Stanford students spend a day harvesting uala in the garden as part of their 11-week field study course. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY) Professor Peter Vitousek, born and raised on Hawaii Island, speaks with his students in a garden at Ulu Mau Puanui. (LANDRY FULLER/SPECIAL TO WEST HAWAII TODAY) NORTH KOHALA — For the past eight years, 20 or so Stanford University students have headed to the Big Island every other fall to spend a quarter learning … [Read more...] about Stanford students literally reap the benefits: Learn about the Hawaiian culture, aina during 11-week field course on Hawaii Island
When Serena Chen joined The First Tee of Greater Trenton she likely had no idea about where golf might take her, certainly not to Silvis, Illinois, where this week the Lawrenceville School senior receives VIP treatment as a guest of the PGA Tour event John Deere Classic. Chen will play in the tournament’s pro-am event later this week and the talented scholastic Big Red player receives a “Power For Good” $5,000 college scholarship along with Varsha Nekkanti from The First Tee of Silicon Valley and Neeve Chen from The First Tee of Greater Sacramento. Chen has cultivated success both on and off the golf course with a resume that highlights her commitment to community and helping others by implementing The First Tee of Greater Trenton’s nine core values. And to think that Chen quit golf after her first year. “Because I was so bad at it,” she admitted in her response to being selected as a “Power For Good” recipient. Chen incorporated … [Read more...] about L.A. PARKER: Lawrenceville senior Serena Chen earns scholarship award for work on and off golf course
Sonia Rao, The Washington Post Published 12:25 pm, Sunday, June 24, 2018 Photo: Kate Bateman, Strayer University Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Queen Latifah delivers the Strayer University commencement speech at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., on June 23. Queen Latifah delivers the Strayer University commencement speech at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., on June 23. Photo: Kate Bateman, Strayer University 5 minutes with Queen Latifah 1 / 1 Back to Gallery If you ask Queen Latifah how she got to where she is today, it won't be long before she mentions her parents. She is the daughter of a police officer and an art teacher, the latter of whom went back to school to earn a bachelor's degree when Latifah - whose real name is Dana Owens - was young. Education was huge in the Owens household, … [Read more...] about 5 minutes with Queen Latifah
Vanessa Miller The Gazette More stories from Vanessa Jun 21, 2018 at 5:00 am For a growing number of American high schoolers — especially those crammed in the country’s swelling urban centers — college is a foregone conclusion. A typical graduation day question is, “Where are you going to college?” not “Are you going to college?” But for students in more rural parts of the nation — such as much of Iowa — the academic conclusions are not so certain. Many, in fact, assume post-graduation paths opposite the collegiate route — landing them in local factories, on farms or in semi-trailer trucks. Some reach the end of their senior year having not thought much about what’s next. “I never really tried to reach out or nothing about college,” Trenton Bogle, 18, told The Gazette. “I’m sure (the … [Read more...] about Rural high school students are skipping college. Should we be worried?