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More Than a Village: Exploring the Dynamics of School-Community Engagement

Morgan P. Appel, Director, Education Department

Effective community engagement is the lifeblood of the educational endeavor. Even those reforms foisted upon institutions from on high require broader buy-in from those impacted by sea changes (or incremental changes) in education. 980 more words


Free Film Night - "Garbage Warrior"

The community centre is hosting a free film night on Thursday 25th September 6:30pm (for 7pm start).  Refreshments and light bites will be supplied.

An alternative to throwing away rubbish – what do beer cans, car tyres and bottles have in common?  65 more words


I have always considered myself the kind of person who keeps up with what is happening in the world, at least I try to. Sometimes it is hard to step out of the Athens-bubble even with all of the different media mediums that I have at my disposal. 401 more words

Life Updates

An (Il)logical Defense of Local Foods

So, I’m back in school and I’m taking this class on “Personal Identity”—you could say, the course explores the question “what is a person?” Some people say we are defined just by our physical bodies, some say by some sort of soul; some people say we have the ability to use our free will to change the world, some say that every single action was determined with the Big Bang. 513 more words


PR Campaign 101

by Mariava Phillips

With my last semester at Baylor in full swing, it’s about time I put everything I’ve learned into one project. A PR campaign combines strategy, publicity and creative elements to help enhance a company’s image. 264 more words

Research Rookie: Reflections on the Symposium

by Carolyn Gamble, Research User Group (RUG) member affiliated to General Practice theme

As a Research User Group (RUG) representative on the Patient and Public Involvement Evaluation Advisory Group (PEAG), I had the chance to co-present at the Greater Manchester PSTRC Research Symposium held in June about the internal and external evaluation process currently taking place in the Centre and my involvement as a RUG member. 489 more words

Patient And Public Involvement

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

           – Benjamin Franklin