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8:00 am Experience Spalding

Experience what it is like to be a Spalding student. Experience Spalding provides an opportunity for an in-depth visit and tour of campus. You will sit in on a class, meet current students and get information on financial aid and scholarships. For registration information, go here.

Location
Spalding Egan Leadership Center, 901 S Fourth Street

6:00 pm Resilience Screening and Community Conversation
FREE EVENT
A screening and panel discussion for parents and families and those in the faith-based community.
Event and registration information here:

Location
Spirit Filled New Life Ministries, 4936 Hazelwood Avenue

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10:15 am ACT Basics

Learn to make the best choices on all sections of the exam and use stress-reducing techniques to decrease anxiety. Candice Johnson of the KHEAA will discuss financial aid and scholarship information. Sign up required, call 574-1793.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=80862&year=2017&month=03

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Crescent Hill Branch, 2762 Frankfort Avenue

10:30 am ACT Basics

An introduction to the ACT including what will be covered on the test, strategies for studying, and how to approach test day. Call 574-1672 to register. Grades 7 – 12

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=80621&year=2017&month=03

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - St. Matthews Branch, 3940 Grandview Avenue

10:30 am ACT Practice Test

Take a FREE Full-Length ACT Practice Test and find out how YOU would score on test day. Get realistic practice and try your hand at the types of questions you’ll face on the actual exam. You’ll receive a personalized score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses as a follow up to your practice test. Don’t forget your calculator and a pencil. Registration Required.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=80592&year=2017&month=03

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Jeffersontown Branch, 10635 Waterson Trail

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5:00 pm ACT Basics

An introduction to the ACT including what will be covered on the test, strategies for studying, and how to approach test day. Please call 502-574-1722 to register. Grades 7 – 12

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=79996&year=2017&month=03

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Shawnee Branch, 3912 W. Broadway

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6:00 pm Speaker Series Community Conversation Featuring Donna Ford

Dr. Donna Ford will focus on the topic of gifted and talented students as it pertains to race and gender. This monthly series focuses on the many issues facing our youth and ways to better reach them.

Location
Gheens Academy, 4425 Preston Highway

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10:00 am ACT Basics

An introduction to the ACT including what will be covered on the test, strategies for studying, and how to approach test day. Please call 502-479-6160 to register.

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=80566&year=2017&month=03

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Newburg Branch, 4800 Exeter Avenue

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10:00 am Mayor's SummerWorks Employment Expo!

Open to the public (only for ages 16-21 by June 1) and Mayor’s SummerWorks applicants.

Your best chance at getting your foot in the door! This is an excellent opportunity to walk out with a job offer or invitation to a follow-up interview, so show up looking sharp and ready to go. RSVP and event information here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mayors-summerworks-employment-expo-tickets-32101620812?aff=es2

Location
South Louisville Community Center, 2911 Taylor Blvd

11:59 pm Community Foundation of Louisville Scholarship Deadline

Thousands of dollars in scholarships are available through the Community Foundation of Louisville. Use their personalized search tool to find the right scholarships for you.

https://www.cflouisville.org/scholarships/

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Online

11:59 pm Community Foundation of Louisville Scholarship Deadline

Thousands of dollars in scholarships are available through the Community Foundation of Louisville. Use their personalized search tool to find the right scholarships for you.

https://www.cflouisville.org/scholarships/

Location
Online

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9:30 am ACT Practice Test

Take a FREE Full-Length ACT Practice Test and find out how YOU would score on test day. You’ll receive a personalized score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses as a follow up to your practice test. Don’t forget your calculator and a pencil. Please call 574-1724 to register. 25 spots available. Grades 7-12

http://www.lfpl.org/events/index.php?com=detail&eID=80908&year=2017&month=03

Location
Louisville Free Public Library - Main Branch, 301 York St

10:00 am Career Ready Workshop

Summer Works participants and the public are invited to attend our Career Ready Workshop in order to learn key and important things needed to excel. Such topics will be:

- Resume Writing

- Interviewing Skills

- Proper Attire

- Business Etiquette

 

Lunch will be served. RSVP and event details here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/career-ready-workshop-tickets-32369157020?aff=es2

Location
A. M. P. E. D. Community Center, 4425 Greenwood Avenue

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8:00 am UofL Transfer/Adult Orientation

New Student Orientation for transfer and adult students. Registration is required. For more information, go here.

Location
UofL Student Activities Center, Floyd Theater, 2100 S. Floyd Street

9:30 am Admitted Student Day

We invite newly admitted students for a day of programming that will include speakers, campus tours, information sessions, open houses and more! Students will receive a complimentary lunch and guests will receive discounted prices for lunch. RSVP required by March 17 at 5:00 p.m. EST. 

For more information, go here.

Location
UofL Student Activities Center, 2100 S. Floyd Street

12:00 pm Money Matters Workshop

Financial literacy for the whole family! Childcare and lunch provided.

Adult presentations:
“Know Your Rights” Panel
Entrepreneurship
UPS Earn & Learn

Youth Presentations:
Game of Life Budgeting Game
Economics 101
Smart Saving
Summer Opportunities

Location
Buechel United Methodist Church, 2817 Hikes Lane

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5:30 pm Redlining Community Dialogue

Please join the Office of Redevelopment Strategies in community dialogue about “Redlining Louisville: The History of Race, Class and Real Estate,” an interactive map, created by Joshua Poe, that displays past and present data showing the consequences of redlining, which began in Louisville in the late 1930’s. Details here:
https://louisvilleky.gov/government/redevelopment-strategies/redlining-community-dialogue

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Below is a list of resources to find education news in Louisville.

News and Trends in Education

Local

Jefferson County Public Schools News

The Courier Journal Education News.  http://www.courier-journal.com/section/NEWS0105/Education

Bellarmine University News.  http://www.bellarmine.edu/news/portal/

Jefferson Community and Technical College News.  http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/en/News_and_Events.aspx

Simmons College of Kentucky. No news outlet.  Check with Simmons.

Spalding University News.  http://spalding.edu/

Sullivan University.  No news outlet.  Check with Sullivan, Spencerian, etc.

The University of Louisville.  U of L Today.  http://louisville.edu/uofltoday/

 

State

Kentucky Department of Education Current Press Releases and Advisories.  http://www.kde.state.ky.us/KDE/HomePageRepository/News+Room/Current+Press+Releases+and+Advisories/

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education news and Current Press Releases.  http://cpe.ky.gov/news/mediaroom/releases/

 

National

The Chronicle of Higher Education News. http://chronicle.com/section/News/6/

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Almanac of Higher Education. The Chronicle‘s Almanac issue, our annual compendium of college and university data, offers an in-depth look at the state of higher education. http://chronicle.com/section/Almanac-of-Higher-Education/536/

The New York Times Education Page. http://www.nytimes.com/pages/education/index.html

Inside Higher Ed.  News and Quick Takes.  http://www.insidehighered.com/news

U.S. Department of Education News. http://www.ed.gov/news

 

Trends and Emerging Issues

Association of American Colleges and Universities.  News and trending topics. http://www.aacu.org/press_room/inthenews.cfm

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.  Postsecondary Education.  http://www.gatesfoundation.org/postsecondaryeducation/Pages/default.aspx

The Center for 21st Century Universities.  Emerging issues in higher education.  http://c21u.gatech.edu/trending-topics

The College Board Advocacy and Policy Board.  Trends in Higher Education. http://trends.collegeboard.org/

Education Insights.  Trends to Watch in 2012. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoftuseducation/archive/2012/01/18/education-trends-to-watch-in-2012.aspx

Forbes.  5 Big Trends for Education 2012-13. http://www.forbes.com/sites/jamesmarshallcrotty/2011/11/21/5-big-trends-for-education-in-2012-13/

The Lumina Foundation.  http://www.luminafoundation.org/

Open Education news.  Monitoring news related to open education around the globe.  http://openeducationnews.org/

 

Community Colleges

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Community Colleges News. http://chronicle.com/section/Community-Colleges/33/

American Association of Community Colleges News. http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/News/Pages/default.aspx

American Association of Community Colleges Hot Issues.  http://www.aacc.nche.edu/newsevents/HotIssues/Pages/default.aspx

 

Adult Education

Office of Vocational and Adult Education News. http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ovae/news/index.html

 

Interactive

Graphical Interaction with Trends in Higher Education. http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1109/trends-in-higher-education/flash.html

The Chronicle of Higher Education. Adults With College Degrees in the United States by County, Interactive graphics. http://chronicle.com/article/Adults-With-College-Degrees-in/125995/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Education Technology News. http://chronicle.com/section/Technology/30/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Global News. http://chronicle.com/section/Global/433/

The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Facts and Figures. Interactive.  http://chronicle.com/section/Facts-Figures/58/