ROI awarded Indiana Commission for Higher Education grant for STEM Fellows program: Funding will enhance STEM Fellows program and expand it to include both elementary and middle school educators
Regional Opportunity Initiatives (ROI) has been awarded an $85,000 grant from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education’s STEM Teacher Recruitment Fund. ROI is among 16 organizations and colleges awarded grants in the program’s fifth round of funding to support programs that recruit, prepare, place, and retain educators in underserved STEM classrooms and high-need school districts.
ROI will utilize this grant funding to enhance its STEM Fellows program in the Indiana Uplands region and expand it to include middle school educators.
“The Indiana Uplands is fortunate to have an abundance of career opportunities in STEM fields,” said ROI Vice President of Talent Development Michi McClaine. “But we know that early interventions in STEM learning are crucial to getting students interested and keeping them engaged in STEM through middle school and beyond. ROI is grateful to the Indiana Commission for Higher Education for this opportunity to grow and enhance the STEM Fellows program. Not only will it benefit educators, students, and school districts, the STEM Fellows program is creating a pipeline of competitive STEM talent that will enable our industry sectors and our region to prosper long into the future.”
Matrix Integration hosts "How Successful Small Businesses Manage IT Responsibly" Lunch and Learn Session
Join us for an executive-level lunch-and-learn session, if your organization is managing IT the way best-in-class small businesses manage IT.
Hear from Nathan Stallings, president and Rob Wildman, VP professional services with Matrix Integration on how to assess the degree to which your company is managing IT compares to the way top performing companies manage IT.
Nathan and Rob will walk you through a series of C-level questions to determine your organization’s IT Operational Maturity Level.
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You are invited to join Indiana University’s celebration of the inauguration of IU President Pamela Whitten on Nov. 4, 2021 at 2:45 p.m. in the IU Auditorium. Everyone is welcome to take part in this significant milestone in the university’s history as we inaugurate the first female president of IU. Please visit inauguration.iu.edu for details and RSVP.
Paid parking will be available at East Garage, university permit parking will be available at East and Poplars Garages, and free parking will be available in the White Lot at Memorial Stadium with Campus Bus Service arriving approximately every 7 minutes to take passengers to the IU Auditorium. Accessibility parking will be available at the East Garage. For additional accessibility resources, go to parking.iu.edu or contact Campus Bus at 812-855-8384 at email@example.com.
St. John Associates (SJA), a Bloomington, Indiana-based physician recruiting firm, is celebrating 30 years of matching physicians with healthcare practices nationwide.
Spouses Ann St. John and Michael May founded the company in November 1991, which was initially based out of their family home. Just a few years later, a surge in growth led to hiring more staff and serving practices in all 50 states. The company proudly continues on the strong foundation that was built by St. John and May.
Now helmed by their niece, Alex St. John, the company continues to positively influence patient care across the country. Since its creation, SJA has made thousands of physician placements and is the industry leader in many physician specialties. Known for quality placements, healthcare providers across the US return to St. John Associates when they need talented physicians to provide expert medical care.
The Salvation Army will begin its annual Red Kettle Campaign on November 17 with their 15th annual Red Kettle Kick Off event. Due to the continued presence of COVID-19, the event will be held virtually instead of at the Convention Center.
Each year, individuals and businesses form teams to compete on raising the most funds to get the Red Kettle Campaign started. Teams collect donations from family, friends and business associates in their online kettle.
“Anyone wishing to help in this way can go to “salarmy.us/kko2021” and create their own team. Then all they do is send their team link to all their contacts and help The Salvation Army raise needed funds for Christmas and to keep their programs going in 2022,” said Captain Gordon Hoag, local Salvation Army Administrator. The team that raises the most will be recognized with a traveling trophy with their team name engraved on it.
The American Legion would like to invite all U.S. Military Veteran’s that are now Nurses, Doctors or technicians and their families to attend the Veterans Day celebration.
The American Legion would simply like to recognize all you continue to do to serve your City, State and Nation. They also realize that it may be very hard to get time off for this, however you can be sure we will still be thinking about you.
The event will be on November 11th 2021, beginning at 10:00 am. The Legion will have a few guests, recognize veterans that have passed this year, honor our WWll, Korea and Vietnam veterans. At 11:11 am, the Monroe County Honor Guard will render Honors, and then conclude the event. A Ham, Beans & Cornbread lunch will be provided free of charge. You are welcome to stay and visit, walk around the post (we have a lot of history on the walls). The Legion is very proud of their post, and are happy to share it with you!
Ten high school seniors selected as finalists for Monroe County’s Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships
Ten high school seniors have been selected as finalists for the 2022 Monroe County Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. We hope you will join us in congratulating these phenomenal students:
Among their many accomplishments, this year’s Monroe County Lilly Scholarship finalists have been involved in 40 school organizations, displayed their talents in art, dance, music, theater, writing, speech, and debate, and excelled as athletes in baseball, figure skating, lacrosse, soccer, track, tennis, and volleyball.
Servpro of Bloomington is hosting a cookout to honor and thank all first responders and support staff for your commitment to protect, serve, and rescue. Please come and let us serve you during our cookout where you are welcome to grab a seat and eat or a plate to go. October, 29th from 11am-3pm at Servpro of Bloomington. 4339 Old State Rd 37 N, Bedford, Indiana.
The Foundation of Monroe County Community Schools needs your help. November 29th – December 8th our annual online auction Reading, Writing, & Bidding is live. Our goal is to raise $20,000 to support educational programs and resources for MCCSC students. Do you have an in-kind item or service to donate? Your donation is tax-deductible but most importantly helps educate local kids. Check out auction website: www.biddingforgood.com/fmccs. Place your logo on the auction home page with a sponsor-level gift of $1,000 or more. For more information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Indiana Center for Recovery approved for continuing education credits to licensed addictions and mental health professionals in Indiana
The Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) has approved Indiana Center for Recovery in Bloomington, IN, to provide continuing education credits for licensed addictions and mental health professionals in Indiana. The center will launch the "Indiana Center for Recovery Education Institute" (ICFREI) in winter 2021.
The education institute will focus primarily on substance use disorders and mental health topics and offer Indiana professionals unique training opportunities. Session content will address professional development gaps in the field of behavioral healthcare in Indiana. Subject matter experts from across the country will provide seminars, workshops, training, and an annual symposium. Sessions will take place in Bloomington.
"We are very excited about the opportunity to improve practitioner confidence in Indiana by sharing expertise in the areas of trauma, addiction, and mental health," states Jackie Daniels, Vice President of Community Relations at Indiana Center for Recovery. "The mission of our institute is to facilitate and encourage the application of innovative, quality care in the communities in which professionals serve."
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