Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders. People that suffer with sickle cell disease have an abnormal protein in their red blood cells. In the United States, most people who have sickle cell disease are of African ancestry, but the condition is also common in people with a Hispanic and Mediterranean background. Because the disease runs in families, couples planning to have children can have genetic testing.
Students and Faculty & Staff gathered to enjoy a BBQ, summer treats sold by Sisters United, and a traditional softball game between Students and Faculty/Staff. After 2 years, the Staff/Faculty finally had a victory. Faculty/Staff won with a final score of 34-9!
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If change is the only thing constant in the world, it’s most pronounced in social media. We’ve seen more communication and media formats come up in recent years than the preceding century. From Facebook Watch to Twitter’s live broadcasts, and most recently, the launch of IGTV, a new app for watching long-form, vertical video from your favorite Instagram creators.
What is IGTV?
Left to right in photo: CW Professor Max Torres, Flores' Assistant Magdalys Taveras, and Author Bienvenido Flores Pichardo.
The Dominican Consulate of New York recently hosted an event to release the book, “Familia, Escuela y Participación Comunitaria,” (Family, School, and Community Participation). Flores Pichardo is an author and researcher with vast experience on several education indicators affecting the Dominican Education System.
History is often reduced to a handful of memorable moments and events. In Black history, those events often include courageous stories like those of The Underground Railroad and historic moments like the famous “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But these are only a few of the significant and important events to know and remember.
Organizations of all shapes and sizes need accountants - small businesses, major corporations, banks, investment firms, and governmental units at the local, state, and federal levels. Do some research and you will find that accounting consistently ranks among the leading careers in America.
Fruit and Vegetables: More Matters
Make fruits and veggies about half of what you eat, every time you eat.
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I had a great visit with Academic Chairs Jim McGee (Business), Ann Bikofsky (Accounting) and Erica Schacht (General Education). They came armed with some great ideas and reflections on how to continue to best serve our students and each other.
Some of the great ideas discussed involved professional development and online learning for ground based students.
Professor Janet Thompson’s Management Applications and Theory group welcomed me several weeks ago. Professor Thompson invited me to participate via VoiceThread, which I did. We discussed Quality Management and The Female Factor. I have to tell the truth – I was not an intense participant, as technology got in my way! I was away for part of the week and did not get to respond to every student’s comments, and had to opt for written comments rather than voice a few times. However,
Summer is upon us. Lots of partying, sunbathing, and enjoying time spent with families and friends. The last thing we want to think about is watching what we eat. Why should we? After all, we have earned the right to have fun and celebrate.
Yet, lurking in our body could be a potentially deadly disease called colorectal cancer. Many of us have never even heard of it let alone think that it could ever affect them.