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Theresa Jones: #CommunityCollegeBecause ... it cultivates confidence, growth, and success!

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Theresa Jones graduated in 2011 from the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)-Boyce Campus with an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, and continued her education by earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services from Geneva College and a Master of Arts Degree in Criminology from Indiana University of PA. Theresa began her career at CCAC in 2009 as a work-study in the Career Services Department.

Traveling With Open Eyes

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Publisher’s note: We are so pleased to publish this excerpt from an extraordinary new book by Neil J. Farber, MD, entitled Serendipity: Recognizing and Utilizing Common Everyday Events to Enhance Your Life and Career. In it, Dr. Neil Farber uses powerful examples of serendipity from history and his own life to show you the skills you need to prepare for, recognize, and ultimately take advantage of everyday unexpected occurrences. 

Happy Dantedì! Celebrating Dante’s 700th Anniversary

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Established in 2020, Dantedì is the Italian national day dedicated to Dante Alighieri. The date of March 25 was chosen because it was recognized by scholars as the day on which the poet embarked on his journey in the afterlife in the Divine Comedy.

Happy Dantedì! Celebrating Dante’s 700th Anniversary

What Would Shakespeare Do During Covid? A Plague on None of Your Houses

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Publisher's note: We are SO EXCITED to share this incredible resource! Read on:

William Shakespeare lived his entire life in the shadow of a plague, and his plays dramatize dread familiar to us during our own pandemic. With their rigorous community outreach restricted by Covid guidelines, the Simpson Literary Project has found new ways of connecting with communities, by producing an introduction to Shakespeare through the lens pandemic.

Music for Solace, Inspiration, and Hope

by Kerry Dexter / Mar 15, 2021 /
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In ever-shifting landscapes of world politics, day to day life, and all in between, music can be a way to seek solace, to seek inspiration, to seek hope.

Music for Solace, Inspiration, and Hope

22.33 Stories: Seasoned by an American (with Lenny Russo)

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Featuring first-person stories of people finding themselves in the middle of a culture that is foreign to them; each week, 22.33 will deliver interesting tales from people who share how they were able to create mutual understanding through cultural exchange. 

22.33 Stories: Season 01, Episode 20 - Seasoned by an American (with Lenny Russo)

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Lessons in hope & patience–waiting for travel to return

by Stacey Ebert / Mar 01, 2021 /
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In the United States, we’re now officially entering the 12th month of the global pandemic. It’s probable that even if you’ve been living under a rock, in some way or another, your life has been affected by COVID-19. This past year, we’ve been living under a microscope.

Music of Resonance, Resilience, Connection

by Kerry Dexter / Feb 15, 2021 /
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Connection, learning, grieving, resilience, recovery: these are among the gifts music offers.

Music of Resonance, Resilience, Connection

How to Eat Well When You're Exhausted from Homeschooling the Kids

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It has been a long 12 months for the majority of parents across the country. With schools being closed for many towns and cities, many parents have either been forced or made the choice to homeschool their kids in order to keep them as safe as possible during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Snow Tracks

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Publisher's note: we LOVE the amazing articles from our US Fish and Wildlife Service about our natural world. Here's one about tracks in the snow!

Who goes there? Winter is a great time to find out. The snow tells secrets about the natural world.

In woods and plains and less trafficked city streets, the movements of many shy creatures can be revealed in a fresh cover of snow.

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