Conference Attendance Inspires Young Minds to Keep Exploring

This post originally appeared on the Dalhousie University Global Health Office blog. Fola Akpan is a Dalhousie University student studying kinesiology in the Faculty of Health Sciences. Through Johnson Scholarship Foundation funding, Dalhousie’s Indigenous and African Nova Scotia bursary program is designed as an initiative for Indigenous students (First Nation, Inuit and Métis) and African Nova Scotians at Dalhousie. The goal of the program is … Continue reading Conference Attendance Inspires Young Minds to Keep Exploring

Greater Good

The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) is a leading thinker in our business. Its research and commentary are evidence based and rigorous. CEP’s biannual meeting will be held in early May in Minneapolis, and I will attend along with two members of our Board of Directors. The pre-conference session will feature CEP’s most recent research paper, Greater Good: Lessons from those who have started major … Continue reading Greater Good

Why Volunteering Matters to Young People

The following article was written by Korinne, a Pathways to Education graduate from Shawinigan, Quebec. Pathways and JSF are proud to join Korinne in celebrating National Volunteer Week and the countless volunteers who donate their time and expertise to help young people achieve success. It’s National Volunteer Week in Canada right now, and this annual celebration has inspired me to reflect on the important role … Continue reading Why Volunteering Matters to Young People

6 Questions All Transfer Students Should Ask

Read more at SUNY Ulster’s blog at blog.sunyulster.edu As college students pursuing forms of higher education, question-asking really becomes a learned art. After all, in order to make informed decisions regarding our future as academics, we need to understand the options available to us. So, here are six questions all students looking for their dream transfer school should ask: What credits will transfer? This is SO … Continue reading 6 Questions All Transfer Students Should Ask

Service-Oriented Glades Student Named Leaders for Life Fellow

Long and very busy days are typical for high school senior Marie Sintulaire. Besides excelling in her high school classes, she also participates in her school’s Johnson Scholars/Take Stock in Children college readiness program and takes college classes in the evening through dual enrollment. She has done all of this while completing more than 1,200 hours of community service. Marie’s academic achievements and perseverance have … Continue reading Service-Oriented Glades Student Named Leaders for Life Fellow