Navigation Links
Earvin 'Magic' Johnson and the Magic Johnson Foundation Give Students their 'Blueprint for Success' at Annual Leadership Conference
Date:7/10/2009

LOS ANGELES, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Chairman and Founder of the Magic Johnson Foundation (MJF) will kickoff the Foundation's annual Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program Life Skills Leadership Conference in Los Angeles with a keynote address to the 150 deserving scholarship students attending. They come from all around the country anticipating the four-day program that promises to educate, entertain and empower. The Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program (TMSP) was implemented to subsidize education expenses for college bound students who show exemplary scholastic achievement but are stifled by their socio-economic condition.

"We are extremely passionate about our students in the Program and their well being, and we work on a daily basis to provide them with the necessary tools for success," said Towalame Austin, President of the Magic Johnson Foundation. To date, the program has supported 300 students. In addition to providing financial support to scholarship recipients, the TMSP offers a mentoring and internship program that prepares each Scholar for the workplace and post graduation. With this year's theme, "Your Blueprint for Success," the Foundation continues on with their tradition to prepare Scholars for academic success, career paths and life in general.

During the highly-anticipated four days, the Foundation will host a series of seminars. On Friday, July 10th, the Scholars will be a part of a Financial Park simulation to better assist them with budgeting while preparing them to enter into the "real" world. On Saturday, July 11th, they will participate in a Brother 2 Brother/Sister 2 Sister workshop, which will offer an open forum for them to candidly talk about personal life issues and the challenges they face as young men and women. The Foundation will also partner with UCLA's Make Art/Stop AIDS program as an encouragement for students to learn more
'/>"/>

SOURCE The Magic Johnson Foundation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Now Playing: Spike Lee Stands with Earvin Magic Johnson, Cookie Johnson and Abbott to Launch National PSA Campaign
2. PHOENIX-AHF/Magic Johnson HIV Testing Caravan & Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS to Host Free HIV Testing Event at Off Chute Too
3. Jamaican Destination Spa Offers More Than Just a Magical Experience for the Body, Mind and Spirit
4. Video: Magic Johnson Foundation and Abbott Call for Greater Prevention, Testing and Treatment on World AIDS Day
5. Morning Sickness Magic(TM) - An Effective Natural Approach to Morning Sickness
6. Salivary diagnostics, the magic mirror to your health ... at your personal computer
7. Microban International Partners with Magic American Products to Launch Magic(R) Brand Products with Microban(R) Antimicrobial Product Protection
8. Parents Face Tough Questions When Santas Magic Fades
9. Cookie Johnson and Abbott Bring I Stand With Magic: Campaign to End Black AIDS to Los Angeles to Educate African-American Women on HIV/AIDS
10. The Magic Johnson Foundation and Abbott Expand Focus of Campaign to End Black AIDS to African-American Women in 2008
11. Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils Five Magical Holiday Gifts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/20/2014)... NY (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 Hundreds ... on behalf of women who were allegedly injured due ... forward in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, Bernstein ... issued on August 15, 2014, the Court has established ... for Mirena lawsuits that are part of the proceeding’s ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... hearts transplanted into baboons survived for more than a ... researchers report. The work is part of efforts ... transplant waiting lists. In this study, scientists transplanted ... genetic engineering and new methods of suppressing the baboons, ... survive for more than a year. The genetic ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... Gray HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, ... rare, colds, flu and other minor infections might trigger a ... children, a new study suggests. Just five out of ... States, said Dr. Heather Fullerton, lead author of the study ... of California, San Francisco Benioff Children,s Hospital. "It seems infections ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... News) -- Loss of brain cells that act as ... have trouble falling and staying asleep, a new study ... especially severe and often results in nighttime confusion and ... data from the Rush Memory and Aging Project, which ... and are being followed until death, at which point ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 20, 2014 (HealthDay ... condition that causes a life-threatening irregular heartbeat, a new study ... lower risk of developing atrial fibrillation, compared to women who ... of the Journal of the American Heart Association . ... disorder even if they were obese, the study found. Obesity ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Mirena Lawsuit News: Case Management Order Issued in New Jersey Mirena Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Mirena Lawsuit News: Case Management Order Issued in New Jersey Mirena Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Mirena Lawsuit News: Case Management Order Issued in New Jersey Mirena Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Pigs' Hearts Beat for a Year in Baboons' Abdomens 2Health News:Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids 2Health News:Study Ties Colds, Flu to Rare Risk of Stroke in Kids 3Health News:Seniors' Sleep Woes May Be Linked to Loss of Brain Cells 2Health News:Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women 2Health News:Exercise May Guard Against Irregular Heartbeat in Older Women 3
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay News) ... rashes, but the similarities between the two common, distressing ... patients suffering from both ailments (a very rare phenomenon), ... responses that prompt skin flare-ups for both diseases. ...
... Mann HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, July 20 (HealthDay ... may be heating up. New technology promises to cut costs ... all of your genes and potentially provide a personalized report ... The human genome was first mapped in 2001 and ...
... health, alleviate hunger, raise living standards and empower women ... to play. Jagdev Sharma, a researcher ... Arizona State University,s Biodesign Institute has been investigating the ... villagers in rural Uganda. He reports his findings this ...
... the Breast Health Center at Women & Infants Hospital ... earn a 2011 Breast Cancer Symposium Merit Award from ... Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The award, which recognizes researchers, ... Shannon MacLaughlan, MD, who is also affiliated with The ...
... injuring a muscle through an accident like falling off a ... serious complication. Their muscles start growing bones. ... there was no treatment. But now, research from Northwestern University ... at the University of Pennsylvania shows that a neuropeptide in ...
... American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) has awarded ... Faculty Career Research Training Award and the Residents/Fellows ... were selected by ASTRO,s Research Evaluation Committee. ... awarded to stimulate interest in radiation research early ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Scientists Close in on Origins of Psoriasis, Eczema 2Health News:Scientists Close in on Origins of Psoriasis, Eczema 3Health News:Cheaper DNA Sequencing Coming Closer 2Health News:Cheaper DNA Sequencing Coming Closer 3Health News:A new breed: Highly productive chickens help raise Ugandans from poverty 2Health News:A new breed: Highly productive chickens help raise Ugandans from poverty 3Health News:When injured muscles mistakenly grow bones 2
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014  Amerigen Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announces ... Ltd., has received Chinese FDA (CFDA) approval and ... Tablets into the China ... and distribution agreement with Sinochem Jiangsu Pharmaceutical Co., ... US FDA approved and China CFDA certified oral ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: The Market for ... The European, Middle Eastern and African ... devices. As part of its coverage, this study: ... on the EMEA medical device markets and estimates ...
(Date:8/20/2014)... , Aug. 20, 2014 ... research report is available in its catalogue: ... Records http://www.reportlinker.com/p0833392/EMR-2014-The-Market-for-Electronic-Medical-Records.html ... for electronic medical records (EMR) for nearly a ... report of our findings. Our report has become ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amerigen Pharmaceuticals Ltd. announces that its Chinese subsidiary, Suzhou Amerigen Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd., has received Chinese FDA (CFDA) approval and has subsequently launched its generic Mecobalamin 0.5 mg Tablets into the China domestic mark 2The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA 2The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA 3The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA 4The Market for Medical Devices in EMEA 5EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records 2EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records 3EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records 4EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records 5EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records 6EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records 7EMR 2014: The Market for Electronic Medical Records 8
... April 25, 2011 The 2010 Pharmacy Today ... American Pharmacists Association , reveals pharmacists believe that ... was recommended by their pharmacist, 92% of pharmacists walk ... a product selection and the average patient consult takes ...
... Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today ... and launch of the ION™ Paclitaxel-Eluting Platinum Chromium ... technology.  The ION Stent System incorporates a unique ... stenting and intended to improve the acute performance ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Pharmacists Offer Guidance on Top Over-The-Counter Medications 2Pharmacists Offer Guidance on Top Over-The-Counter Medications 3Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval and U.S. Launch of ION™ Platinum Chromium Stent System 2Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval and U.S. Launch of ION™ Platinum Chromium Stent System 3Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval and U.S. Launch of ION™ Platinum Chromium Stent System 4Boston Scientific Announces FDA Approval and U.S. Launch of ION™ Platinum Chromium Stent System 5
Ahmed Glaucoma Valve (small size)....
... established. Provides a robust and durable drainage ... on the globe. Pressure Ridge Molteno Implants ... by Tenons tissue, acts as a Pressure ... range of implants allows the surgeon to ...
... a robust and durable drainage system. Preplaced ... globe. Pressure Ridge Molteno Implants have a ... tissue, acts as a Pressure sensitive biological ... implants allows the surgeon to choose the ...
... Baerveldt Glaucoma Implants feature a low ... and reduced complications. The single-quadrant insertion is ... area seton plate to be installed with ... patented fenestrations of the Baerveldt implant were ...
Medicine Products: