Entrepreneur Rushion McDonald Back at U of Houston To Meet Scholarship Recipients

Course Description: COMMUNITY

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When Hollywood exec Rushion McDonald graduated from the University of Houston in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, fortune and fame wasn’t necessary high on his list of priorities. After leaving his respectable corporate gig at technology giant IBM to pursue his dream as a stand-up comedian, McDonald soon realized that his list of possibilities were endless.

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Scholarship Recipients of U. of Chicago Speak Out

Course Description: STUDENT LEADERS

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Each year, the fate of several students hoping to attain higher education depends on scholarship money. In this clip, a variety of various financial gift recipients from the University of Chicago give their personal testimonials of how the money changed their circumstances, opened them up to new possibilities and afforded them the opportunities to inspire others.

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(Source: uchicago.edu)

Chris Webber and Others Share Life Lessons at Flint Basketball Camp

Course Description: COMMUNITY

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When Mateen Cleaves was growing up in Flint, Michigan, he had his mind set on either becoming a professional athlete or a school teacher. With that being said, it’s no surprise that kids learn about more than the game when attending his Michigan summer basketball camps in Benton Harbor, Lansing and Flint.

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(Source: 1goal1passion.com)

Celebrities Share Personal Reasons Why They Give Back To Charities Of Choice

Course Description: COMMUNITY


Samuel L. Jackson (Alzheimer’s Association), Maria Shriver (Special Olympics), John Legend (LRNG Project), Steve Buscemi (Friends of Firefighters), Denis Leary (The Leary Firefighters Foundation) introduce the charities that they are involved in. (via The Hollywood Reporter)

(Source: hollywoodreporter.com)

Stanford U Students Build Bikes in Class

Course Description: STUDENT LEADERS

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There’s a reason Stanford University is often mentioned in conversation when top colleges are being discussed. Since 1891, the Product Realization Lab (formerly known as the Student Shops) has been at the heart of Stanford’s pragmatic, results-driven engineering curriculum. One of the most popular courses run by the Product Realization Lab, ME 204, teaches students how to build bicycles, but also patience and project management.


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(Source: productrealization.stanford.edu)

Course Description: CAREER CENTRAL

Fashion blogger Leandra Medine, of ManRepeller.com, explains why fashion doesn’t have to be serious, how she initially started her blog to get a job and why there is no reason that brains and beauty can’t coexist.

(Source: Fast Company)

Summer Intern Gives Inside Scoop on Making Coffee

Course Description: STUDENT LEADERS

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Rebecca Kost has had a thing for coffee since she had her first sip at 3 years old. With that being said, the Food Industry Management junior at Michigan State University had a ball during her summer internship at Paramount Coffee in Lansing, MI.

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(Source: msutoday.msu.edu)

2014 Mateen Cleaves Summer Basketball Camps

Course Description: COMMUNITY

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Aspiring athletes can test their shots and learn basic basketball and life skills this summer as Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer, Meijer, will again present the Mateen Cleaves 1 Goal 1 Passion Summer Basketball Camps. The popular three-day camps will be open to the first 1,000 Michigan youth to sign up online at www.1goal1passion.com. Camps will be held in Benton Harbor, Lansing and Flint, and thanks to Meijer, participants will only pay $1.

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Course Description: THE PRO FILES
Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA championship Dallas Mavericks.

Course Description: THE PRO FILES

Billionaire Mark Cuban, owner and chairman of AXS TV and outspoken owner of the 2011 NBA championship Dallas Mavericks.

5 Lessons for High School Students Who Want to Change the World

Course Description: HIGH SCHOOL PREP

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Jeremy Rossman details his experiences in programming along with the path he took to achieve his goals. He gives five tips for high school students who want to delve into their passions and carve out their own path.

(Source: youtube.com)