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VSU Business School is finalist for prestigious technology innovation award

Virginia State University’s Reginald F. Lewis School of Business (RFLSB) is a finalist for the RichTech Technology Innovation Deployment Award. The award honors companies or organizations that successfully implement creative technologies to enhance processes, methodologies and/or services for their own, or others’, benefit.

Special education plan available for review

The annual plan for special education in Chesterfield County Public Schools was made available for review on April 18 in the Parent-Teacher Resource Center of the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Road.

Dr. Douglas Fiore named 2012-13 ACE Fellow

American Council on Education has selected VSU’s Dr. Douglas Fiore, Professor of Education and Assistant to the Provost for General and Continuing Education, as one of 57 college and university senior faculty and administrators for the 2012-13 class of the ACE Fellows Program.

Fast-paced On the Razzle

Thomas Dale High School’s theatre department will present Tom Stoppard’s fast-paced comedy On the Razzle April 26 – 28 at 7 p.m. in the main campus small theatre. Thomas Dale is home to Chesterfield County’s Specialty Center for the Visual and Performing Arts and is located at 3626 W. Hundred Road in Chester.

JTCC art students paint gifts for the children of Afghanistan

Classical music and the smell of paint fills the air of the John Tyler Community College art studio, as students painstakingly work on the canvases before them. Some stare with a critical eye, comparing their work to a photograph clipped to their easel. Some carefully apply strokes of paint to soften a line or lighten a shadow.

Fool for Art: The History of Earth Day

In 1970 there were two groups who celebrated the first “Earth Day”, although on different dates. Senator Gaylord Nelson campaigned for environmental issues for years before organizing a “teach-in” on April 22, 1970 modeled after war demonstrators’ “sit-ins.”

Hening takes big steps for a cure

The Thursday before spring break was field day for the students at Hening Elementary and they were antsy, ready for their break. Adding to the excitement of the day for the fourth grade classes was seeing their assistant principal, Bill Caten, and third grade teacher, Colin Wharton, get pie-in-the-face.

Mobile web app is the latest way to stay current

A brand-new mobile web app makes it easier than ever to stay current with Chesterfield County Public Schools. Developed in-house by the school system’s graphic design/web specialist, this free app for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices provides news feed, calendar and phone numbers.