Celebrating Women’s Achievements in TV, Film and Sports

  Since the late 1800’s, influential women and inspiring leaders have made entertainment and sports industry breakthroughs, paving the way for new generations of women. We welcome you to join us and discover women’s extraordinary accomplishments in television, film, and sports.   Click here to see a timeline of some major achievements over the last 100 plus years.

How can technology help out seniors?

    Usage of smart, internet-connected devices is becoming the norm amongst people of all ages—even seniors.1 For the elderly, advanced technology and high-tech devices make daily tasks easier and can enhance the quality of life. With technology, seniors have the tools and assistance to be more independent. Click Here to figure out how today’s technology can help out senior …

Rise Season 1 Episode 4

    If we were to take Rise as a whole based on the first three episodes of the show, we’d be left with something that isn’t quite Glee and isn’t quite Friday Night Lights, the two most bold comparisons that the show had received leading up to its network debut. Thankfully, we don’t have to stop at just three episodes and this week’s episode …

Cell Phone Battery Quiz

Smartphones have taken over our lives. Did you know that the average smartphone user spends more than 4 hours a day on their phone? With so much time being spent, it’s no wonder that we fall into a state of pure panic anytime our battery falls below 20%. Once we hit that dreaded “red zone”, we’ll do just about anything …

How to Set Up a Home Network

  Let’s face it: The internet has become the new fabric of our society, keeping us informed and entertained. The days of plugging your desktop computer directly into a modem provided by an internet service provider (ISP) and waiting for AOL.com to load are so 2000. Whether you want to stream movies or build a small home business with a …

Sammy’s Guide to Internet Safety

      It’s fun to share information about yourself with the world! However, certain kinds of information should be kept personal. Here, we’ll go over what information is ok to share online, and what is not. Click here to go to: Sammy’s Guide to Internet Safety

What is 5G?

5G is the fifth generation of mobile technology, how a mobile phone communicates with the phone network. While it is the fifth generation, it isn’t exactly a direct replacement for the 4G network. 5G communication happens over extremely short wavelengths at extremely high frequencies to support the transmission of massive volumes of data. These ultra-high frequencies require a clear line-of-sight …

Rise Season 1 Episode 3

Last week we got to see Rise take on some pretty serious issues that relate directly to children in our modern world. From dealing with life as a transgendered student to trying to live up to your father’s overbearing personality and sky-high expectations, there was drama pouring in from all sides.  As a dramedy/musical, Rise has to balance these heavy issues with levity without ever giving …

What Can We Learn from the European Commission’s Recent Summit on Education?

January 25th marked a critical milestone in the European Commission’s emphasis on union-wide educational standards. It’s European Education Summit proposes to be the first in a series (its sequel to come in fall of 2019) in which Europe’s top Education Ministers, professionals and representatives will band together to discuss the state of education in the European Union. As the Commission explains, …

Rise Season 1 Episode 2

Rise finally hit television’s everywhere last week with an ambitious pilot that sought to imbue audiences with a whole lot of plot, a massive ensemble, and enough music to keep us theater geeks tuned in. One of the biggest musical shows to hit mainstream television since Glee, Rise has a lot to live up to. The second episode of the inaugural season for this …