WOS Launches Learning Center in Detroit, Orletta Caldwell to Lead
Aug. 17, 2017; businessinsider.com
DETROIT, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS)the leading non-profit organization geared towards aligning individuals from underrepresented groups with transformative career opportunities is expanding its impact as a resource for individuals living in underserved communities through establishing a new learning center in Detroit, Michigan.
… Orletta Caldwell, a Detroit native who has over 30 years of administrative and leadership experience, will serve as the coordinator of the new learning center; overseeing all of its operations. Over the course of her career, she has held positions at Josten’s Inc., Camp Barber, and Grand Rapids Community College.
(This press release ran in many media outlets.)
You are invited to our final First Scholars mixer of the year!
At this event, we will facilitate a discussion for parents and their incoming First Scholar student on the benefits of the First Scholars initiative, how to earn points, how to retrieve incentives from points earned, how to engage OrgSync, and academic expectations regarding first-time fulltime students.
When: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Where: Sneden 108
*Light food will be served
Thank you to all the Summer Teaching Institute facilitators and participants!
Facilitators were Christina McElwee, Deb Vilmont, Chad Sytsma, Tony Dykema-VanderArk, Garry Brand, Meegan Willi, Mursalata Muhammad, Klaas Kwant, Rafael Pastrano, Melanie Shiele-Gady, Tamber Bustance and Jennifer Batten
Special thanks to Toy McNeal for all the coordination and Avery Sedore for the fantastic food.
Chef Gilles Renusson and students from the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education will be pulling a sugar ribbon over the Blue Bridge at 2 p.m. August 19 as part of the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire.
As part of the faculty training session on August 17, chemistry professor Bill Faber demonstrated the lightboard.