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Monday, 13 May 2013 19:50
Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- The Explore Microsoft Internship Program is a 12-week summer internship program that is specifically designed for college underclassmen (freshmen and sophomores) and offers the opportunity to experience working at Microsoft. This program is designed to expose students to the field of software development and encourage students to pursue degrees in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical disciplines through hands-on training and group project experience.
Candidates must be a freshman or sophomore enrolled in a bachelor's degree program with a demonstrated interest in majoring in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, or related technical major. Students must have completed an Introduction to Computer Science course (or equivalent class) as well as one semester of calculus (or equivalent) by the start of the program. Finalists will be selected on the basis of eligibility and demonstrated interest in the software industry.
Monday, 13 May 2013 19:17
Local Students Graduate from Azusa Pacific
Azusa, CA (05/14/2013)(readMedia) -- The following students graduated from Azusa Pacific University on Saturday, December 15, 2012. They joined approximately 750 graduates at the winter commencement ceremonies.
Pasadena resident Noah Branson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.
Pasadena resident Lizette Cabral graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in Nursing - High Desert.
Pasadena resident Derek Flinn graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
Pasadena resident Timothy Johnston graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business: Finance.
Monday, 13 May 2013 19:13
Pasadena, CA ---Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry issued the following statement today about Governor Brown's revised budget proposal:
"Although the additional revenue we expect to receive from Sacramento does not close our budget deficit, I am optimistic that the May revision will provide some fiscal relief to PUSD. I am also happy to see that the Local Control Funding Formula is still part of the Governor's budget proposal.
"The Pasadena Unified School District is proud to stand with Governor Brown in his fight for equity in California's public school system."
Monday, 13 May 2013 19:10
Sacramento, CA – On behalf of the organization's nearly 300,000 members in California, StudentsFirst Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Fiscal Strategy Rebecca Sibilia today issued the following statement applauding the education priorities laid out in Governor Jerry Brown's May Revision:
"We're pleased that Governor Brown's revised state budget proposal continues to prioritize education by improving funding flexibility and equity and by providing significant resources toward implementing the Common Core State Standards.
"We know that all students – regardless of race, zip code or income – can achieve at high levels, and the rigorous Common Core academic standards will help ensure that all California students graduate from high school college- and career-ready. We're also pleased Governor Brown is standing by his Local Control Funding Formula, which fairly funds all students and provides disadvantaged students with additional resources. We urge the Legislature to support this bold plan and work with him to ensure these funds are deployed in a transparent and accountable way."
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