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Carrington gives back with Heart Pillow Project

Students at Carrington College’s North Campus in Phoenix prepare to deliver more than 500 handmade pillows to patients at Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Students in the Medical Assisting program at Carrington College’s Phoenix North campus, which is located at 8503 N. 27th Ave., delivered more than 520 homemade heart-shaped pillows to Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The pillows were donated through Phoenix Children’s Hospital’s Heart Pillow Project, which aims to raise awareness of congenital heart defects. As part of the program,… Read More →

App aimed at Chinese-speaking students wins $50,000

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Tech

Despite Chang Liu’s numerous years of English lessons in China, she found it extremely difficult to communicate when she arrived at Arizona State University. “About six months ago, it was my first time to be here in the U.S.,” said Liu, an ASU undergraduate student. “I realized I had spent years learning English, from primary… Read More →

Teaching students on the web

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Phoenix resident Keith Rezendes worked for every tutoring company he could find, but realized tutors weren’t getting a fair share of the money they were bringing into companies. That’s when he came up with the idea for AvidBrain. AvidBrain — whose slogan is “Teach something. Learn anything” — provides a marketplace of qualified tutors that… Read More →

Carrington College students help Arizona Humane Society

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More than 100 blankets and towels were delivered to the Arizona Humane Society thanks to efforts by students in the Veterinary Assisting program at Carrington College’s Phoenix North Campus, located at 8503 N. 27th Ave. The April 3 donation to the local Humane Society was the result of a month-long collection effort by students as… Read More →

Pieceful Solutions hires Colleen Poiani

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Pieceful Solutions, the first and fastest-growing K-12 school in Arizona for children with autism spectrum disorders, hired Colleen Poiani as its Culinary Instructor to help students thrive in the kitchen and perfect everyday life skills taught at the school. Poiani will teach classes at the school’s Gilbert campus, in addition to working with staff in Mesa and Chandler to… Read More →

Arizona State Credit Union rewards grads

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Arizona State Credit Union awarded $38,000 to 19 deserving students and alumni of Arizona universities and colleges through its Community Leaders Scholarship and Loan Reduction Grant program. The seventh annual grant and scholarship program supports the Credit Union’s ongoing commitment to provide financial assistance to students and alumni of in-state colleges and universities. “The Credit… Read More →

Free cupcakes for students and teachers

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Sprinkles Cupcakes in Scottsdale is offering something for students and teachers this September! The cupcake bakery wants to reward those who work hard for their grades AND the teachers who help them get there! Straight A Tuesdays: Every Tuesday in September students can bring in a test or paper with an “A” letter grade on… Read More →

More than 13,500 students moving into ASU

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A strong demand for quality academic programs and the student experience at Arizona State University has led to a record number of students choosing to live on campus this year. More than 13,500 first-year and returning students move into residence halls this weekend. Approximately 8,300 first-year students – an all-time record – will live in… Read More →

Each Class of Dropouts costs Arizona $7.6B

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The more than 18,000 Arizona students who dropped out of high school this year will produce $7.6 billion less economic activity over their lifetimes than if those same students had graduated, according to a new report by the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable. Cutting the dropout rate in half would generate $3.8 billion more in economic… Read More →

IBM Partners With Tempe-Based University

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Bryan University has teamed with IBM to create a unique simulation laboratory for healthcare informatics students to gain critical, near real-world experience in the field. Students enrolled in Bryan University’s Master of Science in Applied Health Informatics programs are trained to use information technology to analyze processes and outcomes in healthcare to improve patient care,… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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by in Lifestyle | Trending

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

Closing the digital divide for Arizona students

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by in Education | Featured | Tech

Arizona students are back in class and in addition to notebooks and lunch boxes, some parents are packing smartphones or tablets in their kid’s backpacks. Some school districts are even requesting that kids bring their own technology to school to enhance their learning. A recent Pew Internet & American Life study found that more than… Read More →

Arizona Students Awarded United Health Scholarships

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Six Arizona students have been awarded a scholarship from United Health Foundation’s Diverse Scholars Initiative to pursue a career in health care. The students  joined future health leaders from across the country in Washington, D.C. for the United Health Foundation’s Fifth Annual Diverse Scholars Forum. Kaitlyn Benally of Tuba City is a sophomore at Northern… Read More →

Expect More Arizona Hires Director of Marketing

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Expect More Arizona, a statewide high expectations movement dedicated to world-class education for all Arizona students,  announced the hiring of Jeff Goodman as the new Director of Marketing and Digital Engagement. Prior to joining Expect More Arizona, Jeff served as the chief executive of Blabbermouth, providing word of mouth marketing services for non-profits, charitable foundations… Read More →