New to Learning at Home? Start Here:

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Recently, because of the COVID-19 virus and its implications for education, I was interviewed by Matt Villano for his CNN article on How 'regular school' parents can homeschool their kids. The article is packed with experts sharing interesting information for parents, and he included my advice on getting kids outside (you know that is a passion of mine!).

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 18, 2020 /
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Learning at home? The internet is a big place!! Here’s our ever-evolving guide to the best free online educational resources. (Just started homeschooling? Read our New to Learning at Home? Start Here.) Let’s go!

Your Guide to the Best Resources for Learning at Home

Haley Vetere: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... you meet some of the best people that you will have for the rest of your life

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Haley Vetere earned an Associate of Science Degree in Tourism Management (2021) from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC). She is continuing her education at the University of South Carolina Beaufort. Haley’s outgoing personality, combined with her absolute love for travel, is the foundation on which she based her decision to pursue a career in the travel industry. She discovered an interest in event planning while serving an internship at Hotel Indigo (South Side).

Lindsay Eisaman: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... being in a small sized classroom with professors makes a world of difference

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Lindsay Eisaman is a December 2019 Nursing Program graduate from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Boyce Campus. She has landed her dream job as an Obstetric Nurse at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Magee-Womens Hospital on the High Risk Antepartum Unit, and is pursuing a BSN at Aspen University. Lindsay loves helping people and is following the example of her grandmother Estellebelle Eisaman, who was a NICU nurse. 

Through the Eyes of an Educator: The Art of Doing Versus Being

by Stacey Ebert / Jun 07, 2021 /
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“I think, in the Western world, we have gotten overly identified with doing, and we’ve kind of forgotten the art of being. And we don’t see value in it; we think that if you’re not doing something all of the time, being very active and producing something, then you’re sort of wasting your time.” - Shakti Gawain

Your Summer Goodness: Delicious Fire Dept. Coffee To The Rescue

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Looking for your summer trifecta of delightful coffee drinks? Well, one of our favorite roasters, Fire Dept. Coffee (read our interview with them here, to learn the backstory of this great company!) has some tasty new roasts...and, in addition to their global coffee club, a new and VERY tasty spirit infused coffee club

Chantel Young: #CommunityCollegeBecause … it is a financially savvy investment for your future

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Chantel Young earned an Associate’s Degree in Business Management (2020) from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). She was a member of the first cohort of students to serve an internship at Rivers Casino (2016). Chantel quickly emerged from Marketing Intern to Players Club Representative, Marketing Representative, and Guest Services Specialist.

Intercultural Competence Conference CFP

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The Intercultural Competence Conference is organized by the Center for Educational Resources in Culture, Language and Literacy (CERCLL) at the University of Arizona. It will take place January 27-30, 2022 in Tucson, Arizona, and online.

Proposal Submission Deadline: June 4, 2021, 11:59 pm (PST).

Intercultural communication call for papers

A Guide to Booking Flights on a Budget

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When traveling on a budget, a good start is to start with finding a flight to your destination. Flights are always the most considerable single expense in a travel budget. Knowing where to look for and booking inexpensive flights at any time and from any location will save quite a lot of money...allowing you to travel for longer!

A Guide to Booking Flights on a Budget

Constellations: Patricia Leavy's Second Must-Read Book This Year

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This is a popular refrain about author Patricia Leavy: She's done it again!

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