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Science Camp Preview Day

Science Camp Preview Day

Twenty-five eighth graders from Merryhill and Courtyard Middle schools came out last Wednesday May 14th to the Health Science Camp headquarters at California Northstate University in the Laguna West area of Elk Grove.

The middle school kids learned fingerprint techniques, and had their own prints taken by a Department of Justice official.  They also were taught how to take blood pressure readings and other vital signs on a Laerdal human simulator robot, which will be a lab section taught at the Camp this coming June 16-20.

Check out the visit photos on the website for California Northstate University at: www.cnsu.edu/science-camp.

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Sign up now with a Spring Break Special on tuition

Sign up now with a Spring Break Special on tuition

Hurry, as the Spring Break Special for California Northstate Summer Health Science Camp will end on Friday April 25th...If you buy one Summer Health Science Camp tuition, you will receive 50% off the second tuition!  Get your friends to join you for even more fun; check out our website at: www.cnsu.edu/science-camp.

Family Financial Cents: I LOVE Saving!

Family Financial Cents: I LOVE Saving!

It’s been said that, “money doesn’t buy happiness, but it does buy choices” and choices can often create a more comfortable life. With CHOICES in mind, if I were to ask you what your heart’s desire was right now, what would you say? What choices would you truly like to be able to make if finances were not a concern?

VIP Extends Deadline to Apply for 2014 Women in Technology Scholarship

VIP Extends Deadline to Apply for 2014 Women in Technology Scholarship

In an effort to accommodate sustained interest in this year’s scholarship, Visionary Integration Professionals (VIP) has extended the deadline to apply for its 2014 Women in Technology Scholarship (WITS) program to March 10, 2014. Now in its seventh year, the program awards multiple scholarships of up to $2,500 per recipient to women pursuing a career in computer science, information technology (IT), management information systems or another related field.

“The number of women currently working in the technology industry is shockingly low,” said Jonna Ward, CEO of VIP. “The WITS program was created to break down those barriers and empower highly-motivated women to achieve their educational goals and progress confidently into their careers.”

13 Ways for School-Age Entrepreneurs to Build Their Networks

13 Ways for School-Age Entrepreneurs to Build Their Networks

What’s one tip you’d give a school-age entrepreneur who wants to build a network but is having trouble being taken seriously?

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

1. Take the Role of the Mentee

I was able to build my network at a young age by taking the role of an innocent mentee trying to learn as much as I could from the older and wiser. For young people, flattery is one of the best tools that you can use to connect with power players.

El Dorado schools make Sac Biz Journal's list of top Sacramento schools

El Dorado schools make Sac Biz Journal's list of top Sacramento schools

The Sacramento Business Journal created a list of the “Sacramento region’s 25 smartest public schools by SAT scores," and four schools from El Dorado County made the list.

According to the report, El Dorado High tied for rank number 20 with Pleasant Grove High in Elk Grove, with an average SAT score of 1588 out of 2400 in the 2010-11 school year. El Dorado High’s rating dropped from rank No. 9 the year before.

Same Three Stages, brand new name!

Same Three Stages, brand new name!

Originally named Three Stages at Folsom Lake College in 2011, the facility has been renamed to honor Brice Harris, Chancellor Emeritus of the Los Rios Community College District, for his many contributions to the capital region, including the vision and leadership he provided in opening this regional arts center. Harris Center for the Arts at Folsom Lake College presents touring artists from around the world; partners with the best regional arts organizations, and supports productions by FLC students and faculty.

The Harris Center is a $50 million facility built with a combination of state, regional, local and private funds. Harris Center has three intimate theaters, an art gallery, a recording studio, elegant teaching spaces, plenty of safe parking and all the other amenities of a state-of-the-art performing arts venue.

Source: Harris Center / Three Stages