U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, a member of the Armed Services Committee, pressed top United States Air Force officials in a hearing today on the issue of sexual assault in the military including the arrest of Lt. Col. Jeffrey Krusinski, chief of the Air Force Sexual Assault Prevention and Response branch, on charges of sexual battery in Arlington, Virginia. In his questioning, Kaine expressed his concern over the signal these news accounts send to current and future servicemembers, noting his recent visit with female cadets at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine joined Roanoke Mayor Dave Bowers and members of the local business community today to tour the city’s downtown and discuss economic development in the region. During the discussion, Kaine expressed his support for the Marketplace Fairness Act that will level the playing field for small businesses in Roanoke and across Virginia that are a major source of job creation.
Great Potential Press announces the release of its newest book, College at 13: Young, Gifted, and Purposeful, written by Razel Solow, Ph.D., and Celeste Rhodes, Ph.D. This book describes 14 highly gifted young women, now in their 30s, who left home to attend college at age 13 to 16, skipping all or most of high [...]
For Sabrina Almarode, who was, admittedly, “scared” after learning that she was being laid off from Invista in 2009, the chance to go back to school under a federal education program was a lifeline. And the Fishersville woman is taking full advantage, working toward a degree in business at Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers [...]
Lifelong learning at Mr. Jefferson’s University An innovative program of university-level short courses developed at the University of Virginia will be offering classes in Staunton starting in September. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute offers classes in topics ranging from the modern presidency to the relationship between science and faith, the history of opera, memoir writing, [...]
Edited by Chris Graham firstname.lastname@example.org The United Way of Greater Augusta formally announced today the launch of the Greater Augusta Volunteer Center. The Center will serve as a hub for coordinating and connecting volunteer’s with opportunities that support nonprofits serving Greater Augusta. Anyone seeking to serve as a volunteer can simply register at www.unitedwayga.org [...]