Become an Altruistic Mischief-Maker

by Jason Schneider – www.civicpossible.com   Original post – https://magazine.thestriveproject.com/issue/jan-mar-2023/become-an-altruistic-mischief-maker/ While being heavily reprimanded by my department head, my internal voice reminded me that I did good work, even if getting in trouble was the result. An organization’s immune system will fight like hell to protect the way it operates, even if that hinders achieving its…

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SORIN 2024 CODING CAMPS

Coding isn’t just a skill, it’s your new SUPERPOWER! 2024 Coding Camp Lineup: Classes are open to students ages 16 – 24 from Jackson,Josephine, and Klamath Counties. SPACE LIMITED – APPLY NOW & EMBRACE THE FUTURE! Join us, and let’s redefine what’s possible in 2024! 711 Medford Center #320Medford, OR 97504(541) 502-0610 SORIN Southern Oregon Research and Innovation Network is…

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Loneliness

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A Few Words from Jim December 2023 According to Psychology Today, Loneliness is the state of distress or discomfort that results when one perceives a gap between one’s desires for social connection and actual experiences of it. I recently attended a technology conference and one of the key themes was that social networking and always…

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Oregon Bankers Association and Oregon Business Magazine Present 2023 Community Applause Award to Con-Vey of Roseburg

The Oregon Bankers Association (OBA) in partnership with Oregon Business Magazine, has announced that Con-Vey of Roseburg, Oregon is the recipient of the 2023 Community Applause Award. The Community Applause Award, which is given to an Oregon business in acknowledgment of their significant service and contributions to their community, was presented to Con-Vey during a banking industry event held on…

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Building Resilience in Your Organization

As another year winds down, it is customary to take a look back at the year’s events and reflect on the meaning of them. In many instances, 2023 has been the first year that I have heard people say that it is actually ‘post-COVID’ in their lives and businesses. Comments have ranged from relief to…

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Have We Become Better at Leading and Following?

The Leaning Tower of Pisa was constructed 1100 years ago. Its fame is that it is leaning, and tourists like to see it with their cameras in hand. That’s too bad, really. The natural message is that we can be interested in a potential collapse of a poorly planned building constructed in Italy and make…

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SOU to help lead research initiative for undergraduate institutions

Southern Oregon University is part of a consortium of 11 colleges and universities across the country that will use a new, $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to plan and host three regional workshops intended to advance research enterprises at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs). The goal of NSF’s GRANTED initiative (Growing Research Access for…

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SOU’s new Office of Student Belonging and Engagement (BE)

Southern Oregon University students searching for Student Activities, SJEC, ASSOU, New Student Programs, EPIC, the Food Pantry, Stevenson Union and information on general campus involvement can now turn to a single source: the new Office of Student Belonging and Engagement, located in the former Student Activities suite (Stevenson Union 312). Belonging and Engagement, affectionately acronymized…

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Hunter Communications Introduces the Family Safety Bundle this Holiday Season

Get the gift of safe online experiences. Hunter Communications, a local fiber-optic internet service provider, unveils the Hunter Family Safety Bundle. This suite of services is designed to prioritize online safety for every user in the household.Even during the holidays, concerns about safeguarding children online are top of mind. The Family SafetyBundle not only ensures…

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Six Years After OregonSaves Launch, Workers Have Saved More than $200 Million for Retirement

The Oregon Retirement Savings Board and State Treasurer Tobias Read today announced that OregonSaves, the state’s auto-enrollment retirement savings program, has reached a significant milestone—$200 million saved for retirement. The occasion coincides with the rollout of the program to Oregon’s smallest businesses. Launched in July 2017, OregonSaves became the nation’s first state-based effort to address the retirement savings crisis by ensuring all private…

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