Jackson County Hosts 16th Annual International Conference

Eitas the Developmental Disability Services of Jackson County welcomes the 16th Annual Gentle Teaching International 2015 Conference attendees and speakers September 9-11, at the Westin Crown Center Hotel. The conference offers ongoing dialogue in a global community, building on the momentum of previous years while seeking new ways to cultivate a spirit of gentleness in the lives of marginalized individuals

Special Education Event at the Home Show

WASHINGTON, D.C. - August 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The HBA’s Sales and Marketing Council (SMC) will host a special education event at the Fall Home Show, Friday, September 6. Come learn top strategies for negotiating contracts and marketing your business. The cost for each class includes a ticket to the Fall Home Show. Pay $75 to attend both classes and receive a year-long membership to the HBA’s Sales and Marketing Council. Here’s your schedule:

University of Missouri Alumni and Sports Legend Norris Stevenson Dies

Columbia, MO - March 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Sports fans all over the state mourned the death of Norris Stevenson, a football pioneer and alumni from the University of Missouri. His athletic career began at Vashon High as a prep athlete. In 1958, Stevenson made his mark in history when he became the city’s first student of African-American descent to win a football scholarship from the university. Other credits to his name include being a St. Louis Community College head coach for thirty years as well as a Hall of Famer for his outstanding career a coach in track and field.

University of Missouri Board of Curators’ Vote Ensures Accessible and Affordable Education

Columbia, MO - March 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The hold on tuition increase, which would be maintained at the present 3% inflation rate, will affect those of undergraduate and in-state students. The vote ensures that the University of Missouri is able to continuously provide students with accessible and affordable education. This move is, however, also expected to result into possible decrease in staff.

University of Missouri Chooses One of Country’s Best Engineering Teachers as Next Science and...

Columbia, MO - February 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Cheryl B. Schrader , whose qualifications include professional credits in Notre Dame, McDonnell-Douglas, University of Texas, Valparaiso University, Boise State, and Rice University, will take over as the new Science and Technology Chancellor for the University of Missouri on April 2012.

University of Missouri Programs Offers its Students an Edge in Today’s Tough Job Market

Columbia, MO - January 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an economy with huge unemployment rates since the early years of 1980, finding jobs has been increasingly competitive. Now, University of Missouri programs provides its students the assistance and confidence to select careers in which they have the most potential. By selecting the right major, University of Missouri students can make sure they avoid extra expenses and additional school time in changing majors. Moreover, University of Missouri students will be stronger workers because they are able to find the profession that inspires them.

University of Missouri New Nursing Room Provides Safety Training Space for Students

Columbia, MO - November 25, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nursing is 1 of the 7 professions reported to have the many on-the-job injuries, as stated by the U.S. Department of Labor. Strains and sprains due to over work accounts for most of the injuries. Those injuries are usually caused by improper handling, lifting & moving of patients. Now, University of Missouri nursing students have a new facility to guide them in developing their skills in keeping their patients and themselves safe.

University of Missouri to Assess News Literacy Among High School Students

Columbia, MO - November 18, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- One of the important roles of journalism is informing the public about significant events & issues. However, that purpose requires an audience who critically thinks about what information they get in the media. This skill of critical thinking is more commonly known as “news literacy”. Assessing the level of a person’s news literacy has been a long-time challenging task for media researchers and educators. Now, University of Missouri scholars are developing methods to be able to measure the news literacy among key population demographics which is teenagers. University of Missouri Associate Professor of the School of Journalism & project’s lead researcher, Stephanie Craft says that understanding the news literacy is essentially important as the new technology makes the issue difficult.

University of Missouri Partners with WIC Clinic to Discover Developmental Delays in Children

Columbia, MO - November 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Approximately 1 in every 110 American kids have Autism Spectrum Disorder; however, most kids from small income and minority groups are not diagnosed until after their kindergarten years or sometimes even later than that, according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. A collaboration between Women, Infants & Children (WIC) program and University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders is facilitated to help early diagnosis and treatment of kids with autism & developmental delays who might not have the right access to proper care.

University of Missouri Program Facilitates After-School Learning for Youths of Missouri

Columbia, MO - October 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- In the U.S., 72% of the youth have parents that work full time. Since many of the schools dismiss students several hours before the workday ends for the parents, most kids are left unsupervised or without care until the parents get home. University of Missouri Extension is develops a program to ensure that school-age kids in Missouri gain access to after high-quality programs after their school.

University of Missouri and K.S.R. Education Institutions of India Signs an Academic Agreement

Columbia, MO - October 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- University of Missouri administrators announced on October 10, 2011 a 5 year agreement with K.S.R. Educational Institutions of Indian that will provide training and advanced research in nanotechnology and nanomedicine.

University of Missouri Extension Program Promotes Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Columbia, MO - October 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Nowadays, Americans are facing obesity issues due to low physical ability and huge intake of unhealthy foods. According to the National Cancer Institute, the country does not have enough imports of vegetables and fruits to meet the daily requirements of every American. Now, University of Missouri Extension has been given a national grant to expand its 2 programs that promote physical activity and a healthy diet for Missourians.

University of Missouri Office for Financial Success will Upgrade Facilities to Provide Best Experience...

Columbia, MO - September 21, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- During this period of economic depression, college students from all over the country are under pressure to be able to pay for their educational expenses, as they balance their checkbooks. The U.S. Department of Education has already released a new number for its national student loan from 7 to 8.8% in the last 3 years. This new rate also signifies that the median debt of a college student is over $23,000. University of Missouri addresses this issue for the University of Missouri student through the OFS or Office for Financial Success, situated within the College of Human Environmental Sciences.

Show-Me Money: VA Loan Report Teaches Missouri Realtors How to Tap Into Military...

With Agent Pools Shrinking, VA Home Loans and Refinances Skyrocketed in FY 09. COLUMBIA, MO - November 3, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Veterans and their families are buying homes in record numbers, but only a handful of Missouri real estate agents are capitalizing on that windfall.

McCaskill to Host Free Economic Development Workshop in Columbia, Experts Will Provide Organizations with...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — In the midst of the worst economic crisis this country has seen in decades, many small businesses, local governments, and non-profit organizations are looking for help from the federal government.


Blunt-Klobuchar Bill Will Help More Children Find Homes Through International Adoption...

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, yesterday introduced the Vulnerable Children and Families Act. The measure would help more children living without families or in institutional care find permanent homes by enhancing U.S. diplomatic efforts around international child welfare and ensuring that intercountry adoption to the United States becomes a more viable and fully-developed option


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