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EDUCATION

Fatima Family Center Hosts University Class

Richard Massey, Shirleen Wright and their neighbors are not students at Case Western Reserve University, but that hasn't stopped them from studying there — through a university course offered at Hough's Fatima Family Center. The university’s Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program offered a class at Fatima this fall about the book "That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and.
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Grand Opening of MC2STEM High School at Cleveland State University

Officials from Cleveland Metropolitan School District, KeyBank Foundation and Cleveland State University celebrated their STEM partnership on November 18, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the grand opening of Cleveland’s MC2STEM High School on the CSU campus.   Juniors and seniors attending the STEM high school at its new location at Rhodes Tower West will actively participate in a program expected to include a laser-assisted ribbon.
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Great Schools in Greater University Circle: St. Adalbert

St. Adalbert School has a history of being a positive presence in the Fairfax neighborhood, providing a well-rounded education that extends beyond the walls of the school. Principal James D. Smith is going into his third year of overseeing operations at the school and intends to keep that trend going while improving on what the school already offers. Every student has access to state-of-the-art technology. Teachers can.
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Hawken School’s Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

Hawken School announces a generous gift from Lauren and Steve Spilman and Stacie  and Jeffrey Halpern in honor of their parents, Sydell and Arnold Miller, and the establishment of a true partnership with Hawken’s Entrepreneurial Studies Program which will now be called, The Sydell and Arnold Miller Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies.  The gift, one of the largest in the school’s history, was commemorated in a.
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Great Schools in Greater University Circle

Great Schools in Greater University Circle is a regular feature highlighting some of the great schools in the community. School of the Month: Cleveland Montessori Address: 12009 Mayfield Rd. Contact: 216-421-0700; info@clevelandmontessori.org Cleveland Montessori, formerly the Montessori School at Holy Rosary, has been a staple in Little Italy for 19 years. “This year we changed out name from the Montessori School at Holy Rosary to Cleveland Montessori and that.
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Support East Cleveland Student in Business Competition

Let's recreate that "Akeelah & the Bee" city-wide support for Shaw High School student Julianna P. This is the first time since 2007 that a Shaw student has made it to nationals in the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship Business Challenge competition. Nationals are scheduled for Oct. 3 in New York City. Let's vote for her elevator pitch called "My Loving Sitter" and wish her well in the.
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A Message to Aspiring Entrepreneurs

I got laid off in 2009, during the worse economic climate since the Great Depression. I soon found out the cliché — adversity will either make you or break you — to be true.  It was the adversity of being laid off that pushed me to my passion of cooking. The same year I was laid off, I started an off-beat catering business call From Me.
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PNC Fairfax Connection Invites Community to Celebrate

Cleveland residents and business owners are invited to celebrate one year of community accomplishments at the PNC Fairfax Connection, the free resource center located at E. 83rd and Carnegie, at an open house on Saturday, September 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Since its debut in September 2012, the center has welcomed more than 1,000 registered members and thousands of visitors who regularly come to.
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Help Send Care Packages to Local College Students

Network for Neighborhood Success supports inner city students’ pursuit of high school and higher education. In 2010, NFNS developed Neighborhood Leadership Youth Program as a vehicle for mentoring and supporting the educational goals of inner city youth. Last year, the youth program was expanded to offer the University Experience at Cleveland State University. Students begin the intensive mentoring program in middle school and continue throughout high.
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Talking with Cleveland Schools CEO Eric Gordon

Cleveland Metropolitan School District CEO Eric Gordon has a plan — the Plan for Transforming Cleveland Schools, that is. Two of my children attend CMSD schools and this summer, Gordon and I talked about the bold strategy nicknamed the "Cleveland Plan." Voters approved it in November when they passed Issue 107 — a 15-mill levy and the first school levy Clevelanders passed in 16 years. During.
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Inamori Ethics Prize Events at CWRU Thursday Sept. 12

The 2013 Inamori Ethics Prize will be awarded to entrepreneur Yvon Chouinard, founder of the premier outdoor gear and clothing company, Patagonia Inc. A legendary rock climber and avid outdoorsman, Chouinard is a global leader in corporate social responsibility with a keen focus on protecting the planet. He has channeled his passion for the natural world into a successful enterprise that sets a high standard.
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PNC and Fairfax: Together Building a Stronger Community

  As we mark the first anniversary of the PNC Fairfax Connection this month, there are many achievements and milestones to celebrate.  For instance, there’s the member who found employment using the resources at the center, the preschooler who is better prepared for kindergarten, the small business owner who strengthened his business plan and the teenager who mastered video production. These are just a few examples of.
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Unique Summer Internship Program

As students are getting ready to go back to school, a group of medical interns finished a unique program at the Cleveland Clinic. Celebrating its 9th anniversary, more than 100 regional high school students graduated from the 2013 Cleveland Clinic Summer Internship program on Friday, August 2. Prior to the ceremony, the students displayed their research for judges and their friends and family.  The Cleveland Clinic Office of.
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Free Pharmacy & Phlebotomy Classes

Are you interested in training for a new career through a scholarship-based program designed to prepare individuals age 18 and older for success in the Cleveland job market? NewBridge Cleveland Center for Arts & Technology is currently accepting applicants for upcoming sessions of its pharmacy and phlebotomy technician training programs. Students are eligible to receive scholarships to defray the cost of the training. The scholarship includes tuition, books, and uniforms. Transportation assistance is also available in.
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UCI Receives $65,000 Grant from PNC to Expand Early Learning Initiative for Local Preschoolers

University Circle Inc. (UCI) is receiving $65,000 in grants over two years from the PNC Foundation to expand its Early Learning Initiative (ELI) education program to reach new audiences. ELI is designed to promote school readiness, with an arts-infused educational program that builds essential literacy skills and expands vocabulary by serving more than 900 economically disadvantaged Northeast Ohio preschool students.  Key activities include monthly visits to.
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