Friday, September 27, 2013

Scholarship Opportunities!

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation seeks high-performing community college transfer students with financial need for its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Providing up to $30,000 each year, it is the largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the country. If you know any students who stand out for their exceptional academic abilities and achievements, persistence, leadership, and desire to help others, please encourage them to visit the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Web site to learn more. The application is open from September 12 to November 7, 2013.


Thursday, September 19, 2013

Fall is in the air, and we have new books!

Read about the history of Halloween:
Trick or Treat: a History of Halloween by Lisa Morton
Bask in the joy of baking for yourselves or your little ones with this cookie cookbook:
Simply Sensational Cookies : Bright Fresh Flavors, Natural Colors & Easy, Streamlined Techniques by Nancy Baggett
If you are considering a career in nursing, check out these new titles:
201 Careers in Nursing by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick
Take Charge of Your Nursing Career : Open the Door to Your Dreams by Lois S. Marshall
A Man’s Guide to a Nursing Career by Chad E. O’Lynn
Fast Facts for Career Success in Nursing : Making the Most of Mentoring in a Nutshell by Connie Vance
Find out how to get the most out of college:
Making College Count by Patrick S. O’Brien
The Adult Learner’s Companion : a Guide for the Adult College Student by Deborah Davis
Experience the joy of math, the universal language:
The Joy of X : a Guided Tour of Math, From One to Infinity by Steven Strogatz
History and literature in film:
The Columbia Companion to American History on Film : How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past edited by Peter C. Rollins
The Cambridge Companion to Literature on Screen edited by Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan