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2015 June 26 - 04:55 pm

Collaboration with Middle Schoolers Allows Quadriplegic Man To Go Fishing

It happened shortly before noon in Mosinee’s River Park, when former Mosinee High School Principal Jim DeBroux, who was paralyzed from his neck down in a 2009 fall from a ladder, used a baton designed to be used by his mouth to push a button. That button set in motion another specially designed piece of equipment, a one-of-a-kind robotic fishing rod.
2015 June 26 - 04:55 pm

Device Designed To Combat Algae Blooms and Clean Lakes

By AP
Their system begins with a floating metal platform that pushes muck through an intake tube. The muck then moves through a 20-foot hose to a high-powered pump on shore, before it continues through a 100-foot hose leading to a large dumpster, where water is.
2015 June 9 - 05:07 am

Dual Enrollment Program Results in Pair of Credentials

The 17-year-old began taking classes at TCC when she was 14 and kept going while attending high school. She’s the first person to get dual degrees while enrolled in a partnership between the college and city school division. And she was the youngest person to receive a degree from TCC.
2015 June 9 - 05:07 am

Boy Has Been Studying College-Level Math since Age 8

His calculus professor, Jeffrey Groah, who came to watch, recalled an increasingly confident Eric swinging his legs as he called out, “Got it!” each time he solved the problem flashed by the projector. Groah said he thought the older students were a bit intimidated by the youngster’s quickness.
2015 June 9 - 05:07 am

Federal Grants Allow Students To Experience Real-World Use Of GIS Technology

This spring, the Del Mar College sophomore is part of a team using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to measure the populations of pests like the verde plant bug and cotton fleahopper and produce data that helps farmers maximize their crop yield.
2015 April 30 - 10:43 pm

It Took Courage to Start Over as a Grandmother

As I sat at my computer to sign into my English class, it occurred to me I had never passed an English class. I hated English! The first thing I saw on the webpage was a picture of a kind-looking man with salt and pepper hair. His smile melted my fears momentarily.
2015 April 30 - 10:43 pm

Friendlier Learning Environment Allowed the Students to Enjoy Learning

To be frank, I’ve never been someone who struggled in school. I always worked incredibly hard and put a tremendous amount of effort into all assignments, projects, etc. Thanks to this work ethic, I’ve been rewarded with great grades and a passion for all subjects.
2015 March 16 - 11:34 pm

Del Mar College Student Survives Near-Fatal Brain Injury To Earn Associate Degree

The applause may have set a decibel record last December when Randal Chisamore, Jr. strode across the stage at Del Mar College, grinning in his blue graduation gown and receiving his newly minted associate degree. By all accounts, it was a super-sweet victory for someone who was lucky to be alive.
2015 March 16 - 11:34 pm

Effort Aimed at Helping Homeless, Needy Stay Warm

Starting at about 10:30, Angie Dunkle, her husband, Kyle, Charleston City Councilwoman Susie Salisbury and Salisbury’s daughter, Carmen, began knotting colorful knitted, crocheted, woolen and fleece scarves, as well as gloves and hand-warming packets, around the flagpoles and trees that dot the plaza.
2015 January 6 - 09:24 pm

Woman Overcomes Fear Of Return to School to Earn Degree from Mid-State Technical College

After five years working in the accounts payable department at Joerns Healthcare, Calder found herself jobless after the company announced in January 2012 it was moving 146 jobs from its Stevens Point facility to Texas, Arkansas and Mexico as a cost-cutting measure.
2014 December 19 - 05:31 am

Illinois Culinary Students Prepare Meal for Needy

“It is unusual that donations have been so low recently. We thought they would’ve picked up as fall came, but that hasn’t been the case,” she said. “Hopefully, (the level of donations) will explode for the holidays.”.
2014 November 10 - 09:43 am

Oklahoma City CC Student Wants To Provide Clean Drinking Water through Sneaker Sales

McAllister has partnered with the California-based nonprofit Water Wells for Africa to donate a portion of the proceeds from each shoe sale to the charity. The nonprofit raises money to build water wells in villages without ready access to clean drinking water.
2014 November 10 - 09:43 am

Iowa Student Wants Names of the “Lost 74” Included on Washington’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Hannah Ackerman, a student at Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, has won history awards for her presentations on two naval disasters. One is the loss of Waterloo’s five Sullivan brothers during World War II. The other is the “missing 74” of the destroyer USS Frank E.
2014 October 30 - 02:52 am

A summary listing of colleges receiving institution and individual honors and awards

By ccw
Bell won a silver medal at the competition, which included gold-medal winners from every state. He currently works for Lennox, and is pursuing a second degree in process operating technology at LIT..
2014 August 20 - 08:44 pm

Youth Has Plans To Study Computer Science and Transfer to Four Year University School

By AP
At age 6, he wrote a song. He has written a book, is working on another one and has authored several plays. He recently took the California High School Proficiency Examination to earn the equivalent of a diploma and does math well above grade level..
2014 June 23 - 05:51 am

She Earns Degree in Culinary Arts After Returning To College

Posey qualified for assistance from SCC, being a single parent with a low income and majoring in a male-dominated field. The college provided child care for her daughters so she could attend classes full time. She found a nurturing environment in the culinary arts program.

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