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Dr. Pamela Baldwin Named Principal of Hoggard High School

Written by New Hanover County Board of Education on Thursday, 03 March 2011 18:50.

On Tuesday, March 1, 2011, the New Hanover County Board of Education approved Dr. Pamela Baldwin to be the new principal of Hoggard High School. Dr. Baldwin will begin her duties at Hoggard High on Friday, April 1, 2011.

Dr. Baldwin is currently the Director of Teaching and Learning with Currituck County Schools. Previously, she was principal of Southwest High School and Southwest Middle School, assistant principal at Hunters Creek Middle School and White Oak High School and science teacher at White Oak High School with the Onslow County School District. Dr. Baldwin was Visiting Instructor and Alternative Licensure District Coordinator-Project Act/NC Teach with East Carolina University.

Dr. Baldwin received a Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Administration and Supervision from East Carolina University and her Doctorate of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Dr. Baldwin has also served as a medic in the United States Army.


Looking at a Tough Hill to Climb? Depends on Your Point of View

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 10 February 2011 20:06.

People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes – and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.


Embracing Change: PEFNC supports legislation eliminating state charter school cap

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 03 February 2011 16:29.

RALEIGH (February 2, 2011) – Lifting North Carolina's charter school cap will help more than 20,000 families waiting for a charter school opening and allow charters to be created in 53 counties that currently do not have one, Darrell Allison, President of Parents for Educational Freedom in North Carolina, said Tuesday morning.

Gov. Perdue Announces 550 Jobs with Capgemini

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 14 January 2011 13:33.

RALEIGH – Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that Capgemini, a consulting and information technology company headquartered in Paris, will establish a delivery center in the U.S. market to support its clients within the banking, insurance and capital market sectors by opening an office in Charlotte.

Some Colleges Flunking Fair Admissions Test

Written by George E. Curry on Saturday, 08 January 2011 14:51.

It’s the beginning of a new year and that means it is time for high school seniors to begin completing college applications. Increasingly, whether they get admitted will have nothing to do with their grades, their SAT scores, or their overall aptitude for college. They may end up getting denied admission to the college of their choice because of a criminal record.


Asian American Men Face Discrimination in Job Market

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 10 December 2010 22:06.

asian men discriminatonA new study by a University of Kansas sociologist shows that U.S. employers fail to pay Asian American men as much as similarly qualified white men.
"The most striking result is that native-born Asian Americans -


Touché! A Workplace Guide to the I-Should-Have-Saids

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 03 December 2010 16:28.

Marshall School of Business Professor of Management and OrganizationUSC Marshall School of Business Professor shows how to overcome the “I-Should-Have-Saids”

Newswise — Your boss says, “We don’t see you as having leadership potential,” or your colleague interrupts you AGAIN in the morning meeting. How are you to respond?


TIPS: Prepping for Exams and Acing Those Finals

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 22 November 2010 12:36.

With exams just a few weeks away, time is ticking for students as they prepare for their finals. Reed Hilton-Eddy, a learning strategist at Ryerson University’s Learning Success Centre, offers these helpful strategies to help students manage exam anxiety and study effectively so they can pass their finals with flying colours:


Why Minorities Do Not Become Professors

Written by Featured Organization on Friday, 19 November 2010 17:39.

University faculty and academic administrators must consider the differing needs of underrepresented minority graduate students to attract them into academic careers, according to a recent report sponsored by the California Community College Collaborative (C4) at the University of California (UC), Riverside.