AbilityFirst “College to Career” Program Launches at Pasadena City College

first_img Subscribe Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena More Cool Stuff 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Education AbilityFirst “College to Career” Program Launches at Pasadena City College First-of-its-Kind Program in Pasadena Area Will Coach Students through Their Higher Education Experience to Employment Opportunities in the Field of Their Choice From STAFF REPORTS Published on Friday, August 26, 2016 | 3:47 pm Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Community News Business Newscenter_img Herbeauty12 Most Breathtaking Trends In Fashion HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWhat Is It That Actually Makes French Women So Admirable?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Female Fashion Trends That Guys Can’t StandHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeauty L-R: Nicolas Coca, Jackson Sukys, Lashante Curry, Eduardo Guzman, Heidi Garcia , German “Ricky” Becerra. Photo: Nolan Scott for AbilityFirstAbilityFirst, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, today announced the launch of their new College to Career program for people with disabilities. Currently, the program will exclusively include students at Pasadena City College with plans to expand to other campuses in the future.Young adults with developmental disabilities who demonstrate the desire and potential to succeed in a post-secondary educational environment will be provided support in order to accomplish their educational and future career goals.“The AbilityFirst College to Career program is the first program of its kind in the Pasadena area for people with disabilities that promotes independence, self-advocacy and an opportunity to attend college with an end-goal to graduate with a degree or vocational certificate and gain competitive employment,” said AbilityFirst Chief Program Officer Keri Castaneda. “Our AbilityFirst coaches help each student successfully navigate the college experience – from choosing a major, to registration, class attendance, and effective study plans, right through to graduation and employment. We’re thrilled to be partnering with Pasadena City College and the Frank D. Lanterman Regional Center for the implementation of this program and I can’t wait to witness all the future successes of our students.”Throughout the program, AbilityFirst Educational Coaches will empower participants to identify personal and educational goals; create a plan to achieve those goals; enroll in appropriate classes to meet educational and vocational goals; and, access college and community resources in order to reach their Inaugural AbilityFirst College to Career program cohort in front of the Pasadena City College reflecting pools.“At Pasadena City College, our students come first and these supplemental services offered by AbilityFirst are critical for many of our students,” said Dr. Ketmani Kouanchao, Associate Dean of Special Services, Pasadena City College. “AbilityFirst brings in years of applied experience and expertise in the field that will strengthen and support our students academically as well as on a day-to-day basis.”AbilityFirst provides a variety of programs designed to help people with disabilities achieve their personal best throughout their lives. We do this by: creating targeted programming to help an individual successfully transition from childhood to adult life; providing employment preparation, training, and experience; building social connections and independence; and, offering both our participants and their caregivers an opportunity to refresh and recharge through our recreational activities. http://www.abilityfirst.org/ Community News First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Top of the News Make a comment Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimeslast_img read more

Limerick lights up a year sure to remember

first_img#SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Andrew CareySign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up LIMERICK certainly was a lady this New Year’s Eve and she looked amazing as the city welcomed 2014 and it’s status as city of culture with all the celebration and ceremony it deserved.Packed with revelers braving the chill and the odd rain shower, the New Year’s Eve celebrations included a fairytale pageant parade, a stunning fireworks display over the River Shannon before the highlight event at Merchants Quay where Dolores O’Riordan performed live with the Irish Chamber Orchestra at an open air extravaganza.Joined by music sensations The Strypes and The Coronas, the performance of Limerick’s biggest music export and rock star was beamed to homes by RTE in conjunction with a countdown show in Dublin.2,500 lucky fans enjoyed other musical delights from SOAK and Armies.Earlier, performers from Music Generation took to Arthur’s Quay to perform the City of Culture song.Limerick’s year as the national City of Culture was welcomed and showcased with the biggest party the city has seen to date and kick starts a year of events spring boarding the city to heights of positivity.www.limerickcityofculture.ie has more information on upcoming events and details of the year long celebrations.Here’s to a year to remember and the positive legacy sure to remain in its wake. Previous articleHappy New Year – the only way is upNext articleBetting tips with PaddyPower admin TAGSfeaturedfull-imageMusic Limerick Advertisement Twitter Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Print Linkedin Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick center_img No vaccines in Limerick yet #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Facebook NewsBreaking newsLimerick lights up a year sure to rememberBy admin – January 1, 2014 605 Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email WhatsApplast_img read more

Oil pollution in the Antarctic terrestrial environment

first_imgFuel oil has been extensively relied upon as an energy source since the earliest discovery and exploration of Antarctica. During this time oil spills have occurred, particularly around established research stations, which have had a negative impact on the terrestrial environment. Recently developed bioremediative technology, using indigenous Antarctic hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria, may be used to assist in cleaning up existing oil-contaminated landlast_img