News for Education

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
PBS KIDS, the number one educational media brand for children, today announced the first-ever PBS KIDS Live! touring stage show: PBS KIDS Live! Really BIG tiny Adventure, presented by Zappos Adaptive. The live-action theatrical experience designed to support science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) based learning, offers families a live-action musical along with a pre-show lobby more
Categories: Press Release, Education
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Governor Ralph Northam today announced the launch of the Regional Cyber Security Workshop Series focused on building partnerships with local governments on cyber security. Hosted by the Office of the Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, the workshop series commenced this month and will include seven meetings across the Commonwealth, concluding at the end of August.   The purpose more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, June 28, 2018
This program offers leaders comprehensive training focused on developing skills necessary for navigating 21st century challenges and opportunities. Participants attend class once a month from August 2018 to March 2019 and participate in four, one-on-one coaching sessions. "I learned many tips to apply to specific work situations and now understand communication styles with difficult more
Categories: Press Release, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
The Jefferson College of Health Sciences Education Foundation hosted the fourth annual Be Exceptional Luncheon on May 22, 2018 in the Ballroom at the Patrick Henry in downtown Roanoke. The guest speaker for the luncheon was Dr. Robert Trestman, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, and Carilion Clinic Senior Vice President and Chair of Psychiatry. more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 14, 2018
Goodwill Industries of the Valleys will open a Youth Center at the Goodwill Jobs Campus on Melrose Avenue early this summer. This announcement comes on the heels of construction beginning on the City of Roanoke’s Melrose Branch Library, which will occupy a portion of the Goodwill facility closest to Forest Park Academy.   “Youth need a safe place to come together in the summer and after school more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Eight high-­‐potential startups have been selected to participate in the second RAMP-­‐in-­‐Residence business acceleration cohort. The eight companies were chosen for their ability to expand and create jobs within the STEM-­‐H field. The program launches May 15, 2018, in the renovated Gill Memorial Building in downtown Roanoke. The incoming cohort is comprised of the following:Beam Diagnostics, more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
Virginia Tech Environmental Health & Safety has received a Susan Harwood Training Grant to address the training needs of hospitality workers who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals as part of their daily work. The training is required by OSHA and is appropriate for housekeeping, maintenance, kitchen staff or other staff who work with hazardous chemicals, including household cleaning more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Press Release