Catawba School plans free school credit score course for Rowan Latina Excessive College juniors
SALISBURY – Catawba School has scheduled its second 12 months of the Unanue Students Program, named to honor the reminiscence of distinguished alumna Mary Ann Unanue, Class of ’81. Unanue rose by means of the ranks of Goya Meals, Inc. to the place of Vice President, earlier than her demise in 2009 on the age of 49.
Within the fall of 2020, Catawba will welcome its second cohort of 16 Latina juniors from the Rowan Salisbury College System, partially as a result of a grant acquired from the Salisbury Group Basis. College students shall be enrolled in a course centered on exploring their very own tradition, whereas receiving instruction in tutorial abilities essential for fulfillment on the college-level.
The course shall be free for college students, depend for school credit score, and present college students that school is attainable and doable, in response to Dr. Forrest Anderson, affiliate provost. It should meet Mondays and Wednesdays from Four-5:15 p.m., Aug. 19-Dec. 2. The precedence software deadline is April 20. The applying will stay accessible till Might 15, on an area accessible foundation.
Dr. Sonia Alvarez-Wilson of the Catawba college mentioned the course materials, “Hispanics within the U.S.,” will permit college students to learn quite a lot of genres, corresponding to memoir, poetry, and essays with the target of not solely honing abilities crucial for school success, but in addition gaining a greater understanding and consciousness of the complicated points of the Latino immigrant expertise.
College students shall be paired with well-trained mentors chosen from Catawba’s Latina inhabitants, who make up 56% of the faculty’s Hispanic inhabitants. Via group meals and subject journeys designed to advance social capital, the mentors will function function fashions and provide recommendation on the realities of campus life.
“College students will be capable of see that, whereas their very own lives are distinctive, they’re additionally collaborating in a broader nationwide Latino expertise,” Alvarez-Wilson mentioned. “It’s thrilling to be part of an effort to make sure that younger Latina girls have entry to larger training and prospects for a promising future!”
Small Companies can get COVID-19 recommendation by means of RCCC Small Enterprise Middle webinar
SALISBURY – To help small companies struggling as a result of COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the Rowan-Cabarrus Small Enterprise Middle is becoming a member of different facilities throughout the state to supply a particular webinar offering useful methods and concepts. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, from 2 to three:30 p.m.
A panel of specialists in enterprise continuity, provide chain and healthcare will provide companies recommendation for responding to the continued COVID-19 disaster. The group will present methods for minimizing susceptibility for future disruptions past sickness unfold.
“We all know that small companies are in disaster, regionally, statewide and nationally,” mentioned Dr. Carol S. Spalding, president of Rowan-Cabarrus. “The Small Enterprise Middle Community of the North Carolina Group School System is a trusted and very important useful resource for small companies. Our facilities can be found to assist in any method we are able to throughout this unprecedented disaster.”
The Small Enterprise Community includes 58 Small Enterprise Facilities that help the event of recent companies and development of current companies by being a community-based supplier of coaching, counseling, data and assets.