• Virginia Commonwealth University | A big jump in student success
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    Virginia Commonwealth University | A big jump in student success

    Mike’l Simms grew up 10 minutes from the VCU campus, with dreams of playing basketball for the Rams, and being the first college graduate in his family. Every night, I just imagined I was playing for VCU. Eventually, my dream came true. (cheering). The sociology major received a call from VCU’s head coach, Mike Rhoades. It was an overwhelming feeling that I got the call from Coach Rhoades, saying that he wants me to play for his program. Simms helped the Rams to the NCAA tournament last season. But his biggest accomplishment will happen in May. I’ll be a college graduate. I’ll be the first in my family, which is…

  • Are Unpaid Internships Worth It? — Questions to Ask Before You Decide to Take an Unpaid Internship
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    Are Unpaid Internships Worth It? — Questions to Ask Before You Decide to Take an Unpaid Internship

    Are unpaid internships worth it? This is an ongoing topic of debate. And personally, I have no problem with the unpaid internship. I actually chose to do four of them while I was in college. However, there is a lot of chatter out there about unpaid internships and whether they’re beneficial, or fair or even legal. I’m Jenna, and I put new videos out here every Monday to help you take control of your future one internship at a time. So, are unpaid internships really worth it? I’m going to break down my thoughts for you in this video. Stick around and find out. Hey there! I’m Jenna Rein from…

  • Champions for All™ | The Ohio State University
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    Champions for All™ | The Ohio State University

    – [Narrator] There’s a power in each of us so elemental, so vital the world thrives on it. That power is human potential. It’s her potential to reduce hunger, his drive to build a stronger workforce and their power to lift the human spirit and make it soar. It’s the potential to create vibrant futures for each of us, all of us. Together we are champions for all.

  • Alumni Stories – Keya
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    Alumni Stories – Keya

    You are courageous, outrageous, and sometimes spontaneous. You have a heart and a smile that lights up any room. I’m Keya McClain. I work during the day as a legal assistant at a law firm, and at all other times, I am a poet, author, speaker, and self-publishing coach. [upbeat music plays] When I started at St. Louis Community College, I was a teen mom. And, it was a struggle. My mindset was I had to finish. I had to complete for my son because I wanted to create a better life for him, and I wanted for him to see his mother achieve and accomplish what she set forth.…

  • Student Rights Under Attack: The 26th Amendment and You
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    Student Rights Under Attack: The 26th Amendment and You

    – We’re about to begin. I encourage you if you have not gotten pizza to do so so we can be nourished, both mind, body and spirit at this event, that’s our aspiration. My name is Gunther Peck, I’m the director of Hart Leadership Program and I really am delighted that you’re here for what I know will be a really engaging and I think hopeful conversation about students, about democracy and about the difference they have made and will make in our democracy and in our elections. Also I need to give a quick shout out to some, give some thanks. We are delighted to have collaborators and other…

  • HoloLens Radiology Trial
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    HoloLens Radiology Trial

    I’m delighted to work with the Digital Learning Hub team at Imperial College to provide hololens augmented reality simulation training for the first time actually in the world in this particular field in this particular setting as far as we know. Today we have invited junior trainees to have simulation course and the core IR or interventional radiology skills. They are practicing guiding biopsy needles and reneges into target lesions. The simulation they are working on is constructed from real patient CT and they are using real needles and ablation devices. The hololens simulation provides us not only with a correct imaging placement but also with the tactile feedback all…

  • UB Law students advise asylum seekers crossing U.S. — Mexico border
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    UB Law students advise asylum seekers crossing U.S. — Mexico border

    [contemplative music] [asylum seekers walking] [Nicole Hallett, assistant clinical professor at the UB School of Law] We are experiencing what has broadly been called a Central American refugee crisis on the southern border, and they’re coming to the United States [refugees walking along a road in Chiapas, Mexico, in November 2018] not because they’re looking for economic opportunity [photo of women and children on Mexican road in Oaxaca in November 2018] but because they’re fleeing violence and threats of violence [severely overloaded truck of people in Oaxaca in November 2018] in their home countries. I’m right now teaching a course called the U.S.-Mexico Border Clinic [Hallett in UB classroom with…

  • Aaron Barnett – Commis Chef Apprentice at Buccelli’s #LMC100in100
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    Aaron Barnett – Commis Chef Apprentice at Buccelli’s #LMC100in100

    I’m Bruno Buccelli, and I am the owner of Buccellis in Lancaster. I decided to take on an Apprentice because it’s a family business and we started to get really busy, and of course I’m Italian, so I can teach Italian food! Obviously being in an Italian I’ve learnt a lot of the Italian cuisine such as basic Italian sauces, loads of skills that I couldn’t have learnt on my own. The great thing about the Apprenticeship was that I didn’t have to start off washing dishes, I could just go straight into cooking, which is what I enjoy and what I wanted to do. It’s good, it’s affordable for…

  • Georgia Simm – Business Admin Apprentice at Knight Training #LMC100in100
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    Georgia Simm – Business Admin Apprentice at Knight Training #LMC100in100

    I would definitely recommend the Apprenticeship Scheme to other businesses, because it’s mutually beneficial, where you bring the apprentice on, you are then training the apprentice with skills that will benefit them, but the skills that are benefiting them will then benefit you. Before starting my Apprenticeship at Knight Training, I had very little confidence in myself, and found it really hard to step out of my comfort zone, so being here has really helped me. I’m now able to talk confidently to customers, rather than holding back. In this place, everybody mucks in. So if that phone rings, you’ve got to pick it up, you’ve got to answer it…