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Local Children Sponsored for Camp in Adirondaks

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By Kristen Edwards SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Generous sponsors have allowed three Lyncourt School seventh graders to attend sleep away camp in the Adirondaks this summer. The camp is called Naturalmente. It runs August 20-25th and focuses on learning more about science and Spanish. It is hosted by the Interact Language Center, where one of the […]

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Central New York , Education , Feature , Government

Upward Bound Receives $1.9 Million to Keep Sending Students to College

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by Ashley Moore SYRACUSE, N.Y.(NCC News) — LeMoyne College’s Upward Bound Program, est 1965 – will be funded for the next five years after receiving a $1.9 million federal grant. Kenyon Black is the director of this Upward Bound program that serves underprivileged kids across the Syracuse community. His program makes it possible for first generation […]

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Business , Central New York , Consumer , Education , Technology

Using Learning Technology in the Digital Age

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By Jacqueline Tenreiro Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News) — Digital tools as ubiquitous as Microsoft Powerpoint or Google Drive have the power to make or break whether a message is effectively conveyed. At a technology summit hosted by the Central New York chapter of the Association for Talent Development, attendees aimed for the former. “The world has changed quite a bit […]

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The Positivity Project
Central New York , Education , Jobs

CNY Schools aim to bring positivity to classrooms

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By Brianna Adams SYRACUSE, N.Y.—The Positivity Project held a seminar for central new York teachers today at Whitman School of Management. Teachers were immersed in lessons and exercises to gain the resources to bring positivity into their classrooms. Many schools were represented including Syracuse city schools and Fayetteville-Manlius schools. Teachers were on a mission to […]

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Central New York , Community , Education , Feature , Government , Politics

The Mechanics of Government: High School Robotics Team Honored by Common Council

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By Stephen Armstrong SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Common Council meetings don’t often have objects flying through the air, but when Corcoran High School’s Robotics team showed up today, they put on a demonstration of their throwing robot. “Catch These Metals” is an all girl team, that built a robot to compete in the VEX Robotics […]

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NCC News at 4:45: The Positivity Project

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) —  Teachers across Central New York are at Syracuse University today for their chance to learn.  The Positivity Project – an organization aimed at helping America’s youth build strong relationships and positive psychology, brought their method of teaching to the university’s Whitman School of Management. The program tries to provide educators […]

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Agriculture , Central New York , Community , Education , Environment

NCC News at 4:45: Green Lakes State Park Improvements

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New York State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey announced more renovations to the Green Lakes State Park. The Park Committee already built a brand new clubhouse for golfers and fixed the bar and patio area. The renovations are all part of $16.9 million plan to improve overall conditions of the park. The next thing on the […]

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Central New York , Education , Government , Politics

President Trump’s proposed budget impacts students

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By Sarah Minkewicz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – The White House recently released the 2018 budget that calls for $9.2 billion cuts in education. If the budget is passed, it also means the government will stop subsidizing the interest on student loans. Trump’s proposal would also stop subsidizing the interest on student loans. This would add […]

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Applications for NYS College Scholarship to Open on June 7th

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By Wilenie Sepúlveda Syracuse, N.Y. (NCC News)- The New York State Higher Education Services Board of Trustees approved a scholarship that will cover tuition at state universities for full-time in-state students whose families earn $125,000 or less per year. The Excelsior Scholarship will provide eligible students with free college tuition for those enrolled in any of […]

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