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Publishing: African-American Woman College Student Retention Expert, Dr. Ezella McPherson Teaches Educational Institutions How to Retain and Graduate At-Risk Students
Publishing NEWS: -- According to U.S. News & World Report, 1 in 3 first-year college students will not return for their sophomore year. Dr. Ezella McPherson has retained 82% to 100% of at-risk first-year college students during her tenure at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Wayne State University, and Indiana University. She shares more about her success with at-risk college students in her new book, "Real Outreach: A Practical Guide to Retaining and Graduating College Students" (ISBN: 978-1737273103).
Music and Arts: Sampling innovator RJD2 and online music school Soundfly team up to release transformative new course on sampling and...
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Instrumental hip-hop producer RJD2 has launched his first online course, made in partnership with music education platform Soundfly. This in-depth course guides students through RJD2's unique approach to chopping and flipping records, and how he arranges samples into fully realized songs.
Music and Arts: Dream A World Education Founder Bunny Hull to Be Inducted Into Women Songwriters Hall Of Fame
Music and Performers NEWS: -- Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and Founder and Executive Director of Dream a World Education, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.
Music and Arts: Golden Globe-Winning Actress, Playwright, and Activist Regina Taylor Announces Winners for the black album.mixtape. Project
Music and Performers NEWS: -- After a 30-day call for entries, winners for the black album.mixtape. were announced during a virtual Block Party event. The black album. mixtape. is an initiative of Regina Taylor - the Golden Globe-winning actress, playwright, and activist - in partnership with Southern Methodist University's (SMU) Meadows School of the Arts.
Publishing: Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN Named New Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health
Publishing NEWS: -- The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is pleased to announce that Melissa D. Avery, PhD, CNM, FACNM, FAAN will be the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the "Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health" (JMWH) starting January 1, 2022, succeeding Frances E. Likis, CNM, NP, DrPH, who has served as EIC since 2008.
Software: State College Area School District in Pennsylvania Selects Synergy Student Information System
Software NEWS: -- State College Area School District (SCASD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy® Student Information System (SIS) by Edupoint® Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs, replacing eSchoolPlus™ SIS. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy SIS and Synergy Online Registration in a cloud-hosted environment. SCASD serves nearly 7,000 students across 12 schools in central Pennsylvania.
Software: Edupoint Named CODiE Award Finalist in Two Categories for Outstanding Response to Pandemic
Software NEWS: -- Edupoint® Educational Systems announced today that its industry-leading student data and learning management solution, Synergy® Education Platform, has been named a 2021 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Customer Experience in EdTech and Best Remote Learning Partner K-12/Higher Education categories.
Publishing: Kids Read Now sends books to students – engages families: North Carolina students will spend the summer reading free books
Publishing NEWS: -- Kids Read Now has partnered with school districts across North Carolina, including Pitt County Schools, to mail books directly to their students' homes over the summer.
Software: TimeoutIQ App Allows Parents to Remotely Manage Kids’ Screen Time and Helps them Learn Something Too
Software NEWS: -- Kids' screen time has soared during the pandemic, yet parents are reluctant to restrict it because it's their primary way of learning, socializing and playing. TimeoutIQ has the solution. It helps parents to subtly manage screen time, and challenges kids with educational content at their grade level while playing games, watching videos or engrossed in social media.
Music and Arts: Groundbreaking Online Music School Soundfly Launches Leading-Edge Ableton Live Course
Music and Performers NEWS: -- As musicians around the world await the imminent release of Ableton Live's latest version, Live 11, Brooklyn-based music education platform Soundfly today launches one of the first and most comprehensive online courses on making music with Ableton Live, exploring the cutting-edge features that will be available in the upcoming Live update.
Software NEWS: -- Eastern Suffolk BOCES (ESBOCES), an educational cooperative, has contracted with Edupoint® Educational Systems to offer the company's industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform to school districts across Long Island. School districts purchasing Synergy under this agreement will continue to receive implementation, training, and support services from the ESBOCES team.
Software: Edupoint Synergy Education Platform Named A ‘Top Ed Tech Products of the Year’ Winner by District Administration
Software NEWS: -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for student information and learning management, has been selected as a 2020 Top Ed Tech Products of the Year winner by District Administration magazine.
Software NEWS: -- Edupoint® Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform for student information and learning management, awarded technology grants to six client districts as part of the inaugural Synergy Achievement Awards in November. The recipients were selected based on the impact of their nominated initiatives and announced at the company's Virtual Week event in November.
Software: MoSHE and IntelliMedia Networks Partner to Digitally Transform the Ethiopian Higher Education and Vocational Training Sector
Software NEWS: -- The Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE) agrees to join forces with IntelliMedia Networks Inc. and its local partners Andalem Consulting PLC and United Systems Integrators, to enable a country-wide online learning platform to streamline access to higher learning across Ethiopia and improve quality of education and training for undergraduate and graduate students.
Publishing: The Vaccine for Racism, Inequality, and Hate Has Arrived in The Form of a New Children’s Book Series
Publishing NEWS: -- Author/Educator and Chiropractor based in Santa Monica, Dr. Todd Gewant, today announced the release of his 2nd book in the "What I Wish I Was Told" children's book series, "What I Wish I Was Told: Part 2: A Poetic Guide To Unite Us All" (ISBN: 979-8696235394).
Software: Edupoint Selects Genesee Intermediate School District in Michigan for 5th Annual Partner for Life Award
Software NEWS: -- Edupoint Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, is pleased to announce that Sue Gilliam, former Director of Technical Services for Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD), has been selected as the recipient of the company's 2020 Partner for Life Award.
Software NEWS: -- Derry Township School District (DTSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy® Education Platform by Edupoint® Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy MTSS, Synergy Assessment, and Synergy Special Education.
Software NEWS: -- Lincoln County School District (LCSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint Educational Systems for its K-12 student information and learning management needs. The district's cloud-hosted Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education.
Software: Mulberry School in Los Gatos, California Adopts OverSightMD COVID-19 Reopening Solution for Tracking and Screening
Software NEWS: -- OverSightMD is committed to ensuring schools across the country like Mulberry School in Los Gatos, California can safely reopen with its COVID-19 tracking and screening solution. OverSightMD has expanded its capabilities from serving front line healthcare workers to now supporting students, teachers, and staff at campuses of any size.
Software: EnergyCAP, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Headquarters, Logo, Training Services, and More
Software NEWS: -- EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce a list of notable accomplishments as it celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020. ECI employees will begin operating from the company's new state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot headquarters facility this month.