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Head Start Program to Include Toledo
The Head Start program will include the city of Toledo as part of a national pilot project announced by the US Department of Health and Human Services. The pilot project urges applicants to be...more



Gannon University Receives $520,000 Grant for Integrated Business Transformation Program
Gannon University has been provided a $520,800 Discovered in PA-Developed in PA grant to support its Integrated Business Transformation program. Gannon's Erie Technology Incubator, Small Business...more

Using Creativity for Civic Engagement
Students and classes they participate in are getting creative for their civic engagement requirements. A myriad of creative ideas are pouring in to address social issues like empowering youth,...more

What Helps Lead to Associations of Civil Society?
The importance of considering the right balance of the relations between church and state has often been ignored by politicians. Matthew Kaemingk, a doctoral student at Fuller Theological...more

Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health Scrubs Academy
The University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health is sponsoring the Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning in Health (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Academy, which provides a...more

Michelle Obama Leads ReachHigher Initiative
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to students at the University of Texas at San Antonio during the city's fourth-annual College Signing Day. During her stay in Texas, the First Lady will...more

Tech Job Training Program Gets $47,000 Housing and Economic Development Grant
The E-Team Machinist Job Training program gets a $47,000 grant from the Department of Housing and Economic Development, enabling the staff to finish the class. The E-Team program is a free...more

Honors College Should Require Service-Learning Courses
In The Crimson White's opinion column, John Brinkerhoff writes about requiring students to complete service-learning courses through a University Honors Program. The program can include such...more

Centre For Civil Society to Form Series of Talks to Supplement iPolicy Programs
India's leading think tank, the Centre for Civil Society forms a series of talks and forums in various colleges of Delhi University this March. The series of talks pursues to supplement the...more

Simms/Mann Institute Introduces Education Initiative with Fellowship Program and February Think Tank
The Simms/Mann Institute for Education and Community Development provides professional development initiatives to early childhood educators and staff whose focus is on children ages zero to three....more






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Big Issue Aids Social Enterprise Obtain Nursery To Bolster Local Jobs


Big Issue Aids Social Enterprise Obtain Nursery To Bolster Local Jobs

Social investment arm of The Big Issue magazine, Big Issue Invest (BII), has loaned £75,000 to a Salford-based social enterprise, Social adVentures, to help it acquire a local day care nursery – Cheeky Monkeys.




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