Veteran finance and administration executive Robert Doty to join the Harvest Network of Schools as COO/CFO
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 13:04
Robert Doty, veteran finance and administration executive, will join the Harvest Network of Schools as chief operating officer/chief financial officer effective Sept. 14.
Doty has served as the chief operations/finance officer at Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) since December 2011. At MPS, Doty directed the finance and operations for Minneapolis Public Schools' $845 million school district. In this role he oversaw the areas of transportation, facilities, plant operations, athletics, safety and security and nutrition services, among others.
Charvez Russell to lead Friendship Academy of the Arts
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 13:01
Friendship Academy of the Arts announced Charvez Russell as its new executive director.
Russell is a native of Columbia, Miss. and has been in the Twin Cities since 2001. Upon graduating from Mississippi College he began at an alternative program teaching math in the Canton Public Schools. He then moved to Minneapolis and continued teaching at City View Community School from 2002-2006. During that time he received his MBA from the University of Phoenix specializing in Administration.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund launches Apple Scholars Program
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 12:26
Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – On Tuesday [Aug.25], the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) opened the application process for the Apple HBCU Scholars program to help the most valuable company in the world identify the next generation of high-performing leaders of color in technology.
New guide helps parents teach teenagers safe driving habits
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 10:02
The Safe Roads Alliance, Cenex and West Bend Mutual Insurance have partnered with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) to produce a new guide that provides parents and guardians with a simple, easy-to-follow plan designed to help teens to get the experience they need to be safe, smart drivers.
Robbinsdale Area Schools receives prestigious financial award
Tuesday, 01 September 2015 09:59
Robbinsdale Area Schools received the Association of School Business Officials International's (ASBO) Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for having met or exceeded the program's high standards for financial reporting and accountability.
Applications open for the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 16:21
Walt Disney World Resort with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE
High school students nationwide can now apply at DisneyDreamersAcademy.com to be among 100 selected to participate in the 2016 Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE, the innovative, outside-the-classroom, educational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort.
(StatePoint) Picture a college student studying for an upcoming exam. If you're envisioning her surrounded by marked-up textbooks, you probably aren't a recent graduate. These days, you're just as likely to see the student with a tablet, smartphone or laptop taking advantage of digital course materials -- and student grades appear to be rising as a result.