Read This: 100 Things To Do In Iowa Before You Die

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If you've never learned how interesting Iowa is, now's your chance! We're so happy to share a new book by author Sara Broers, entitled 100 Things To Do In Iowa Before You Die. This fascinating book is chock full of cool things about a state you might not know much about (raises hand!). Once you dig in, you'll be amazed at how MUCH there is to do, explore, and see in this cool midwest state. 

Lighthouses of Michigan's Sunset Coasts

by Julie Royce / Jun 05, 2022 /
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From 5/26/22 through 6/8/22, you can get a free 211-page PDF of Exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Coasts, and from 6/9/22 through 6/22/22, you can get a free 386-page PDF of Exploring Michigan’s Sunset Coasts. Go to author Julie Royce’s website at www.jkroyce.wordpress.com. Click the button on the sidebar and provide your email. Your email will be deleted once the book is sent. If you like the book, tell your friends and suggest they get the free PDF or buy the book on Amazon.

Kaila Tench: #CommunityCollegeBecause Small Classroom Sizes Equal a Quality Education and Lifelong Friends

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Kaila Tench is a May 2022 graduate of the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) where she earned a degree in the Dietetic Technician program and also received her Certified Dietary Manager Certificate in December 2021. She is currently employed at Allegheny General Hospital. Kaila completed her first internship at Magee Women's Hospital during the Summer semester of 2021, and recently completed her last internship at the Jewish Community Squirrel Hill Food Pantry. 

Read This: The Clean Daughter: A Cross-Continental Memoir

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One of the best things about reading memoir is the opportunity to discover and learn from life stories. How would we act in a similar situation? What can we take away when learning from these lives? 

Such is the case with an extraordinary new memoir by author Jill Kandel (whom our wandering educators will remember from our interview with her about her book So Many Africas: Six Years in a Zambian Village).

Elena Dupaly: #CommunityCollegeBecause it makes a difference for people around the world

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Elena Dupaly is working on her Associate Degree in Business at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC), Boyce Campus. Currently, she is working on getting her online business, Mad About Jewelry, off the ground. 

Elena Dupaly: #CommunityCollegeBecause it makes a difference for people around the world

Lighthouses of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

by Julie Royce / May 28, 2022 /
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From 5/26/22 through 6/8/22, you can get a free 211-page PDF of Exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Coasts. Go to author Julie Royce’s website at www.jkroyce.wordpress.com. Click the button on the sidebar and provide your email. Your email will be deleted once the book is sent. If you like the book, tell your friends and suggest they get the free PDF or buy the book on Amazon. Better yet, if you like it, write a review on Amazon. Let’s promote Michigan!

Ashika Richardson: #CommunityCollegeBecause It Is Worth It

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Ashika Henry Richardson earned an Associate degree in Social Work Foundation from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) in 2022. She is currently working as a Nursing Assistant and Leadership Assistant work study for the honors program. She’s expecting to do an internship this summer to complete her degree at CCAC. While she’s been accepted at multiple Universities in Pennsylvania, she chose California University because she felt it was a better fit for her.

Read this: Alexis V. Jackson's extraordinary voice shines in My Sisters' Country

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If we're lucky, throughout our lives, a few books come along that will change us. Such is the case with a new book of poetry by Alexis V. Jackson.

My Sisters' Country is incredibly beautiful, evocative, and, through its phenomenological approach, teaches us much about the lived experience of black women.

Read this: Alexis V. Jackson's extraordinary voice shines in My Sisters' Country

Lighthouses of Michigan’s Sunrise Coast

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Author's note: To receive a free PDF of Exploring Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Coasts, visit https://jkroyce.wordpress.com/ and request via email on the top right sidebar. Offer available 5/26/22-6/8/22

 

5 Reasons Why We Love Wear Graphene's Heated Waterproof Jacket

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / May 22, 2022 /
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Let’s be honest. It’s spring, we want to get in the water. But what to do when Lake Michigan is still quite brisk, but you can’t help yourself? 

5 Reasons Why We Love Wear Graphene's Heated Waterproof Jacket

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