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education has not been on the radar for child agencies until recently, say child advocates

Helping foster care youth access college: education has not been on the radar for child agencies until recently, say child advocates Molly Nance Aida Chavez was one of the thousands of foster youth who, when formally emancipated from the system at 18 years old, was not prepared. It was time to enter the real world: […]

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as the longest-running Vietnamese newspaper in the United States, the Nguoi Viet Daily News keeps immigrants connected to their native country and serves as a guide to American life

Homespun to hard-news: as the longest-running Vietnamese newspaper in the United States, the Nguoi Viet Daily News keeps immigrants connected to their native country and serves as a guide to American life Lydia Lum During his career as the publisher of a Vietnamese newspaper, Yen Do would frequently buy articles from writers even if he […]

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Job Corps national director lays out higher education agenda

Job Corps national director lays out higher education agenda David Pluviose Dr. Esther R. Johnson, the national director of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Job Corps program, offered her vision of the future of the organization during a speech kicking off the Corps’ annual leadership summit earlier this month. The Washington-based Job Corps is dedicated […]

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Alabama A&M University

Alabama A&M University Dr. Christopher Odionu has been named chief information officer at Alabama A&M University. Most recently he was associate vice president and chief information officer at the University of Detroit. He earned a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate from the University of Houston. COPYRIGHT 2005 Cox, Matthews & Associates COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale, Cengage Learning

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AAMC conference addresses the need to diversify the ranks of medical school faculty

Changing the face of American medicine: AAMC conference addresses the need to diversify the ranks of medical school faculty Kendra Hamilton If the mission of the Association of American Medical Colleges is clear–“to change the face of medicine to reflect the face of America,” said Dr. Charles Terrell, the group’s vice president for diversity policy […]

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North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University Daphine McMichael has been appointed director of academic personnel services at North Carolina Central University. She previously served as assistant director of human resources at the university. McMichael earned a bachelor’s from NCCU and a master’s from Chapman University. COPYRIGHT 2005 Cox, Matthews & Associates COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group