Navigation Links
Science Museum of Virginia Announces $1 Million Gift from Altria Group to Develop Out-of-School Time STEM Initiative
Date:10/22/2013

Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013

The Science Museum of Virginia works to foster science learning throughout the Commonwealth. Despite growing numbers of visitors to Broad Street Station from Northern, Western, and Eastern Virginia, geographic distance remains a barrier for many. For decades, the museum’s approach to bridging that gap was to deploy museum educators throughout Virginia presenting science demonstrations to school-wide assemblies and classroom workshops. Increasingly, however, geographic distance and growing constraints of school time and resources limited the ability to impact Virginia’s 1.2 million public school students in a meaningful way.

A recent leadership gift of $1 million from the Altria Group will enable the museum to advance its statewide outreach strategy to engage middle-grades students in hands-on STEM learning after school. “Altria has been generous with both its philanthropic dollars and its intellectual capital,” explains Museum Director/Chief Wonder Officer Richard Conti. “As leaders in supporting urban education in our community, our colleagues there helped us define our niche and deepen our impact. After years of supporting the museum’s programs for youth in Central Virginia, Altria is helping us both to continue building our effectiveness with local students, and create infrastructure and partnerships to reach out beyond the metro area over the next five years.”

Science Museum of Virginia Foundation Board Member Brian Quigley, a senior executive with Altria, said, “the Museum‘s and Altria’s community priorities came together just as we announced the new Success 360° initiative, which is the investment Altria’s tobacco companies make in leading national and local nonprofit organizations that serve middle school kids and their families. Success 360° helps organizations like the Science Museum deliver proven-effective programs, and it focuses on collaboration with ot
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Miraca Life Sciences Announces That It Has Acquired PLUS Diagnostics
2. Announcing the recipients for the Accelerating Science Award Program
3. National Science Foundation BRAIN Workshop Report e-Published on IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
4. Life Science Nutritionals Releases a New Infographic Aimed at Helping Parents Teach Kids About Vitamins
5. New Findings from Miraca Life Sciences Research Institute Slated for Release at ACG 2013
6. Penn team receives $20 million in federal funding to establish Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science
7. Men’s Sexual Health and Groundbreaking Science Presented by Cenegenics’ Expert Age-Management Physicians at Upcoming Medical Conference in Las Vegas
8. Centrillion Biosciences Launches Cloud and Mobile-based Sequencing Application
9. Virginia Tech to host neuroscience workshop in Switzerland
10. Miraca Life Sciences Announces Significant American College of Gastroenterology Tradeshow Plans
11. NSF Science-Based Gluten-Free Certification Program Meets New FDA Gluten-Free Regulation, Providing a Label Consumers, Food Manufacturers and Restaurants Can Trust
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/6/2015)... May 06, 2015 As Hilo ... HIMSS EMR Adoption Model, the hospital looked for ... engagement and automate processes. The leadership team realized ... to electronic workflows, patient registration still required patients ... consents. With HIMSS Stage 7 attestation fast approaching, ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... A quality built chicken coop condo with a ... way to raise chickens on a pasture. By installing a ... will have a chicken tractor that stands up to being moved ... as it is able to flex to uneven ground without losing ... land are fertilized, and it will help provide the chickens with ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... BC (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 Experienced ... Care, has recently announced that they will now conduct ... for strata complexes in addition to commercial and residential ... scale and require a lot of technical knowledge as ... we do an installation we will take away any ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... May 06, 2015 Chesapeake Regional ... state of Virginia to acquire Intuitive Surgical, Inc.’s ... The system upgrade includes enhanced surgical technique capabilities, ... procedures across a wide spectrum of specialties. Its ... pain and quicker recovery times. , “As the ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... May 06, 2015 Prime Pacific ... is excited to announce a new series of ... the industry’s carbon footprint while improving treatment efficacy ... Eco-Flex™, the world’s first waste hose ... game-changer for hydrotherapists,” claims the company’s president, Mr. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Access Electronic Patient Signatures Help Hilo Meet HIMSS Stage 7 Paperless Targets & Save $200,000 a Year on Consent Forms 2Health News:Access Electronic Patient Signatures Help Hilo Meet HIMSS Stage 7 Paperless Targets & Save $200,000 a Year on Consent Forms 3Health News:Chicken Coop Condo Launches the Chicken Tractor 2Health News:Pro Ace Care Now Does Air Conditioning Installation for Strata Complexes 2Health News:Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Obtains First da Vinci® XI Robotic Surgical System in Virginia 2Health News:Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Obtains First da Vinci® XI Robotic Surgical System in Virginia 3Health News:World’s First Compact Colon Hydrotherapy Speculum Kit 2Health News:World’s First Compact Colon Hydrotherapy Speculum Kit 3
... By Jenifer Goodwin HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, ... of heart attack rise by about 10 percent for every ... an ambulance and the time that patient is treated in ... Denmark analyzed data from Danish medical registries on 6,209 patients ...
... discovered an accomplice in breast cancer a master control ... reactions orchestrated by a cancer-causing gene (or oncogene) named Wnt1. ... back-to-back papers featured on the cover of the August 15 ... about the regulation of a Wnt oncogene," explains lead author ...
... Reporter , TUESDAY, Aug. 17 (HealthDay News) -- Less invasive biopsies ... make up the majority of biopsies being done, a new study ... increased from 59 percent to 67 percent of all biopsies between ... expert noted. A biopsy involves the removal of tissue or fluids ...
... treat drug-resistant staph infections, but most follow national guideline ... at Chicago. Researchers sent a 61-item questionnaire to ... to learn of their policies and practices regarding methicillin-resistant ... hospitals are members of Broadlane, a health care cost ...
... , This release is available in Spanish ... brain. But much remains to be discovered about the relation ... Department of Agriculture (USDA) nutritionist Lindsay H. Allen has collaborated ... the role these nutrients may play in preventing decline in ...
... French . , Montreal, August 17, 2010 ... likely to befriend deviant peers and become heavy drug users ... journal Addictive Behaviors . Yet the investigation by scientists ... Center found that bad boys can be protected from heavy ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Deaths From Heart Attack Rise With Delays in Care 2Health News:Deaths From Heart Attack Rise With Delays in Care 3Health News:Researchers identify breast cancer culprits 2Health News:Less Invasive Biopsies Gain Favor 2Health News:MRSA policies differ among hospitals, study shows 2Health News:B vitamins and the aging brain examined 2Health News:Heavy drug-use among bad boys curbed by parental monitoring and peers 2
(Date:5/6/2015)... -- MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP ), an oncology company ... announced today that Daniel P. Gold , Ph.D., President ... America Merrill Lynch 2015 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May ... at the Wynn in Las Vegas . ... www.meipharma.com . A replay will be available approximately one ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... 6, 2015 - Annual List ... Technology Solution Providers 2015 - Indegene Makes ... Life Sciences Technology Solution Providers for its Clinical, Commercial, ... Organizations CIO Review (cioreview.com) has chosen Indegene ... Sciences Technology Solution Providers 2015. The positioning is based ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... , May 6, 2015 Adaptive Biotechnologies, ... (NGS) of T-cell and B-cell receptors in the ... Series F financing round with a $195 million ... round was led by Matrix Capital Management and ... Management, Rock Springs Capital and an additional large ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:MEI Pharma to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference 2CIO Review Selects Indegene for 20 Most Promising Pharma and Life Sciences Technology Solution Providers 2015 2Adaptive Biotechnologies Enhances Leading Position in Growing Immunosequencing Market with Completion of $195 Million Investment 2
... Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today ... final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... Nabumetone Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg. The ... equivalent to Nabumetone Tablets, a treatment for osteoarthritis and ...
... and TULSA, Okla. , July 14 ... prescribing strategic alliance to increase the availability of important ... Tamoxitest™. These tests and the GeneMedRx medication management software ... to personalize their prescribing practices in order to prevent ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Mylan Receives Approval for Nabumetone Tablets 2Helix Bioscience Appointed DNA Drug Sensitivity Testing Distributor for Genelex Corporation 2
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: