Author Archives: Delores L. Elliott

Bankhead appointed Executive Director of Support Programs for Access, Diversity & Inclusion at MSU

Contact Person: Allison Matthews Tekita R. Bankhead (Photo by Beth Wynn) STARKVILLE, Mississippi — A new Executive Director position in the Mississippi State Division of Access, Diversity and Inclusion will help increase access, retention and success for vulnerable student populations , such as first generation and low income students. Tekita R. Bankhead was appointed Executive Director of Support Programs and ...

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Conditional Use License Approved for Special Needs All-Inclusive Playground – The Advocate-Messenger

Kendyl and Friends Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that started out in Harrodsburg, has received conditional use permit approval to build an all-inclusive playground in Boyle County for children and adults with special needs. The decision was unanimous at a meeting of the Danville-Boyle County Board of Directors on September 21, following a public hearing in which no one objected ...

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Governor Hochul announces completion of $ 43 million affordable housing development in Yonkers

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the completion of Dayspring Campus, a $ 43 million development with 63 affordable and supportive apartments and a newly renovated community center in southwest Yonkers. Funded with more than $ 20.6 million in state assistance for homes and community renewal, the development includes 37 apartments reserved for homeless families, including young adult parents with children ...

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Nestlé and Delta are among dozens of companies most at risk from climate change, investors warn

Top line Leading companies like Nestlé, Delta Air Lines and Clorox are among dozens of global companies “highly exposed” to climate risks, a group of leading investors warned Thursday, as they urged companies to do so. more to face the risks of climate change. A group of investors urged companies to do more to mitigate the risks of climate change. ...

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Growing demand for education and training market by 2027

Education and training is the process of learning skills for a particular job or activity. The updated education and training market report gives an accurate analysis of the value chain assessment for the review period from 2021 to 2027. The research includes a comprehensive assessment of the administration leading companies in the market and their income-generating business strategies adopted by ...

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Loop adds in-store pickup and drop-off for reusable packaging

When TerraCycle launched Loop – its e-commerce service offering products packaged in reusable containers – two years ago at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the plan was still to eventually include physical outlets in the mix. “Our goal is [to] make the reuse as great as possible, ”said Tom Szaky, CEO of TerraCycle, in a conversation before the announcement. ...

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Colleges see changes in enrollment

Enrollment among new and continuing students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff rose 3%, according to preliminary data released Tuesday by the school and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Numbers for the University of Arkansas at Monticello are down slightly as it’s too early to determine enrollment numbers this fall at Southeast Arkansas College. Preliminary UAPB enrollments ...

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Studies Show How Neighborhoods Can Help Maintain Cognitive Health in Seniors

Americans are living longer than ever, but cognitive decline threatens the quality of these recent golden years. Now, new evidence suggests that where the elderly live may help protect against dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. A trio of studies from the University of Michigan show that urban and suburban neighborhoods that provide opportunities for socialization, physical activity, and intellectual stimulation can ...

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Montclair Kimberley Academy to require vaccines for older students

The Montclair Kimberley Academy will require all students aged 16 or over and students aged 12 and over participating in winter sports to be fully immunized against the coronavirus. (PHOTO FILE) BY TALIA [email protected] Montclair Kimberley Academy will require all students aged 16 and over to be fully immunized against the coronavirus. Vaccines will also be needed for students aged ...

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9 NJ schools just won huge national honor

Nine New Jersey public schools have been named the 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools, one of the highest educational honors awarded by the federal government. The award is based on a school’s overall academic performance or on progress made in reducing achievement gaps. This year, 325 schools across the country were honored. “This year’s cohort of recipients demonstrate what is ...

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