The National World War II Museum in New Orleans and Arizona State University are starting a new online master's degree program in World War II studies , with classes beginning in January. A news release describes it as the nation's only graduate degree in World War II history. "The Museum's mission has always been to educate future generations on the American experience in the war that changed the world," said Gemma Birnbaum, director of the museum's media and education center. "By partnering with Arizona State University, we are offering students the unique opportunity to learn from leading experts who can provide the most comprehensive view of a global conflict that still shapes our society and political structures today." Five professors are from the museum and three from the university, according to online material. Course materials will include "short video lectures," some of them broadcast from museum galleries, and artifacts and oral histories from … [Read more...] about WWII Museum creates master’s degree with Arizona State University
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The 7th annual Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) Seminar will be held Sept; 7-8 in Falls Church, Va. This year's event will be held at Quinn's Auction Galleries, located at 360 So. Washington Street in Falls Church, Va. Dr. Oscar Fitzgerald, author of American Furniture: 1650 to the Present, will give a talk on detecting furniture fakes. It's open to the public and professionals. The registration fee is $395 for both days; $200 for one day. To register, visit foundationforappraisaleducation.org. FALLS CHURCH, VA, UNITED STATES, August 27, 2018 /EINPresswire.com/ -- FALLS CHURCH, Va. – The 7th annual educational seminar of the Foundation for Appraisal Education (FAE) will be held Friday and Saturday, September 7th and 8th, at Quinn’s Auction Galleries, located at 360 South Washington Street in Falls Church. The International Society of Appraisers (ISA) will give professional development credits for those who fully participate. The seminar is open to the public and … [Read more...] about The Foundation for Appraisal Education’s annual educational seminar will be held September 7th-8th in Falls Church, Va.
In becoming the newest Say Yes to Education community, Cleveland is distinguishing itself by promising to match every scholarship recipient with a mentor who will help guide them through postsecondary education. This hasn't been done at scale at Say Yes yet, and it's going to require a lot of buy-in from the community to make it work. The program will be administered by College Now Greater Cleveland, which has offered a mentorship program at a smaller scale since 2011. The program has helped improve on-time graduation rates and given students access to internship and job opportunities, College Now Greater Cleveland CEO Lee Friedman said. For the 2018-2019 school year, College Now has about 1,100 mentor-mentee pairs, Elizabeth Day, senior director of marketing and communications, said in an email. It has typically recruited about 400 new mentors each year. Next year, with the increased demand due to Say Yes to Education, she said it expects to need to recruit about 900. Cleveland … [Read more...] about Mentoring is key piece of Cleveland’s Say Yes to Education plan
Wins Debate Competition in Atlanta, Georgia Once Again (DALLAS, TX) – On Friday, May 10, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., the Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Museum “Youth Debate Team” completed and won another round of debate at the Atlanta Urban Debate League Tournament (Elementary Division). The Tournament was held at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia exclusively for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders. There, three KJGM teams competed in the tournament against students from Clarkdale Elementary School, Austell, GA. All KJGM students won at least one round of competition, however, one of the three teams won both rounds (affirmative and negative). Topic Resolution – “Should the United States Make Voting Mandatory for All Eligible Voters or Allow Them the Choice to Vote?” Students involved in the tournament from Dallas were Ava Bolden (a third year debater), Jasira King (a second year debater), Nadia Buckner, Alyah Parker, Trenton Williams, Amir Najm, … [Read more...] about Kathlyn Joy Gilliam Museum “Youth Debate Team”
WHETHER IT'S hot lovers' rock or body-moving dancehall, reggae music just the way you like it comes to New York on Oct. 21 when veteran crooner Freddie McGregor and dancehall pioneer Yellowman perform at Brooklyn College. The show is part of the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts' 2006-2007 season's "World Stages" international music series at the college's Whitman Theater. McGregor, a Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and producer, has wowed music fans for more than 40 years. Yellowman, an albino born in a Jamaican orphanage, rose to great heights in the music business and helped spread dancehall around the world. Showtime is 8 p. m. Tickets are $40, $35 and $20. They can be bought online at brooklyncenteronline. org or by calling (718) 951-4500, Tuesday through Saturday, from 1 p. m. to 6 p. m. There are discounts for groups of 15 or more. Call (718) 951-4600, ext. 26. African-New World lecture Historian and Princeton Prof. Colin Palmer will deliver the 2006 … [Read more...] about REGGAE MASTERS ON ‘WORLD STAGES’