On Sept. 12, 2016, Alexandria’s Mayor Allison Silberberg signed the official Proclamation commemorating Constiuttion Week, Sept. 17 – 23, 2016, in Council Chambers at City Hall at 11 a.m. This marks our country’s 229th birthday.
First-year students not only heard about Marymount University’s commitment to service during their week-long orientation to college life, they put it into action by assembling 2,000 care packages for teenagers transitioning from foster care to life on their own. The activity was part of the annual Saints Serve Day on Aug. 23.
ACPS Express -- As you may be aware, Alexandria City Public Schools is in the process of redistricting. The process begins in earnest this month when the GIS mapping work to redraw boundaries will take place.
Northern Virginia Community College will host an Apprenticeship Fair for job seekers and industry employers from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7611 Little River Turnpike, Annandale. The Apprenticeship Fair is being held in partnership with Virginia Department of Labor and Industry-Division of Registered Apprenticeship and SkillSource Group Inc.
Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that 4.88 million more school breakfasts were served to Virginia students during the 2015-16 school year compared to the prior year, during a visit to Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School with First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe and NBA All-Star, Charles Oakley.
Due to increased federal oversight and a lack of accreditation by the accrediting agency, ITT Technical Institute announced yesterday that it is closing. ITT Tech has more than 140 locations nationwide in over 35 states. There are five ITT Tech campuses in Virginia: Springfield, Chantilly, Richmond, Norfolk and Salem.
Governor Terry McAuliffe visited the T. C. Williams International Academy today to help launch the school year and to showcase the efforts of educators and students to build a collaborative learning environment.
Marymount University was one of eight organizations nationally that recently received a two-year $480,000 grant from the Administration on Aging, a program division within the Administration for Community Living, to embed evidence-based falls prevention programs across Northern Virginia. Both Inova Health Systems and Goodwin House are major partners with significant roles in the grant implementation.