Here are some photos from the GEMs “Operation Sparkle” – Beach Cleanup at Caumsett Park in Lloyd Harbor, NY. Great job girls!
Here are some photos from our October 2018 Experiential Learning trip to Pall Corporation in Port Washington, NY!
Recently a “Run for Gratitude” was held at Umroi in Ri Bhoi, in India. The students ran almost 3 km around the village as a gesture of gratitude, in regards to the new construction of a multi-purpose hall in the new school!
Thank you to the students for your support, we can’t wait for the new school to be completed either!
GEMs member Agnes W. and her partner Jesse F. won Buffalo, NY’s “Eco Challenge” with their “Cool Roof Project”!
“Protecting our environment and working to prevent the most severe consequences of global climate change are the most critical challenges society faces today. The Buffalo Cool Roof Project has the potential to become an important tool for my administration, our residents and businesses to take climate smart action,” Brown said. “I congratulate Agnes and Jesse on their innovative and proactive entry.”
The Buffalo Cool Roof Project was awarded $7,000 as the first-place entry. Co-developer Wilewicz, a partner at Hurwitz & Fine, is a member of the law firm’s insurance coverage practice and litigation groups. Farinacci works for IBM’s Buffalo Innovation Center. Both earned their undergraduate degrees from the University at Buffalo in 2003.
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It appears this is the first fully-staffed Ohio appeals court to be ruled only by women.
Roya Rahmani has been appointed as Afghanistan’s ambassador to the United States, Kabul confirmed Saturday.