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There’s an App for That: Assemble’s After School Programs Help Kids Understand Their Digital World

For Immediate Release – Pittsburgh, PA “Assemble Afterschool” (http://assemblepgh.org/programs/assemble-after-school/) harnesses kids’ interest in mobile phone apps and social media, transforming them from passive users of technology into makers who build and create with it.  The program, open to youth in 4th – 8th grade, will be offered from 4:00-6:30 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday beginning on January 6, 2015. The ... Read More »

Assemble Creates Girls’ Maker Night to Engage Middle-School Girls with Hands-On STEM Classes

For Immediate Release – Pittsburgh, PA Starting January 5th, Assemble will offer a new “Girls’ Maker Night” (http://assemblepgh.org/programs/girls-maker-night/), program to engage girls in 6th through 8th grades with STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) concepts. Girls’ Maker Night uses hands-on activities to teach tech skills, improve problem-solving, and build confidence. Classes will be held in-house and led by a female ... Read More »

The University School Continues to Implement World Renowned Bullying Prevention Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Pittsburgh, PA The University School, a private, licensed college preparatory school in Shadyside, Pennsylvania takes a proactive stance to ensure a safe, accepting learning environment by adopting the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP), a research-based school-wide “systems change” program, has been implemented successfully in schools worldwide with positive results and documented ... Read More »

The Art of Acting

For Immediate Release – Pittsburgh, PA The Carnegie Arts Initiative presents The Art of Acting with Cindy Jackson, Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m starting on October 6th at the 3rd Street Gallery, 220 Third Street, Carnegie, PA 15106. Jackson studied Shakespeare at the former American Youth Shakespeare Academy. Trained as a serious actor, she is also adept at ... Read More »

Art of Comedy – Screenwriting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Art of Writing Comedy – Screenplays is a 90 minute four-week course at the Third Street Gallery 220 3rd Street, Carnegie, PA 15106, Tuesday’s in September (3, 10, 17, 24) at 7:00 p.m. Students will learn about the craft of writing a screenplay with an emphasis on comedy. The course is designed to maximize the potential ... Read More »

Tony Dungy & Mark Nordenberg to Speak at MACS Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 14, 2013 Tony Dungy and Mark Nordenberg to Speak at Manchester Academic Charter School’s 15th Anniversary Celebration. The Manchester Academic Charter School (MACS) will hold its 15th Anniversary Celebration on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, 1815 Metropolitan Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15233. A VIP Reception will be held from 7:00 PM to ... Read More »

New Summer Camps at Baden Academy to be Offered by Grow a Generation

Grow a Generation is offering four incredible weeks for students going into grades 3, 4, and 5 beginning July 8. Programs include: Theatrical Robots Remote Control Mania Video Game Design Shelbrations with Shel Silverstein Zany Animation with Alice 2 Harry Potter Camp Becoming Superheroes Mining and Crafting Morning sessions are facilitated by Dr. Ellen Cavanaugh, the Director of the Baden ... Read More »

Carnegie Mellon To Present NIMH’s Leslie Ungerleider With Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences

For Immediate Release Event: Carnegie Mellon University will award the first Andrew Carnegie Prize in Mind and Brain Sciences to Leslie G. Ungerleider, chief of the Laboratory of Brain and Cognition at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The prize, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York as part of its centennial celebration, recognizes trailblazers in the mind ... Read More »