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Union hosting School Supply Drive on Saturday

Saturday night will be Kids Night when Philadelphia Union hosts Houston Dynamo FC at Subaru Park with the match presented by Green Mountain Energy. With the evening dedicated to the youngest Union fans, the club will hosting a school supply drive for those in need!

Fans are asked to please bring any new school supplies to the Subaru Plaza when they arrive and they will receive a FREE $5 voucher that you can use at Philly Pretzel Factory locations (not valid at the Philly Pretzel Factory stand in Subaru Park).

Every donation of backpacks, notebooks, pencils, markers, crayons, or other supplies makes a huge difference to a child starting a big school year, so please help us give kids the start they need for a great education!




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Tom Erickson returned to campus to lead the new School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences

The September 2021 announcement of a major fundraising campaign — which will include a state-of-the-art building — to help launch the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s new School of Computer, Data and Information Sciences, or CDIS, brought together an array of campus luminaries.

Chancellor Rebecca Blank was there that day at the Discovery Building. So were John and Tashia Morgridge, alumni who contributed a staggering $125 million to the new enterprise, and Erik Iverson, CEO of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, or WARF, which granted $50 million.

It’s fitting that the one best able to appreciate the day in historical context — past being prologue — was the new school’s founding director, Tom Erickson.

As the first UW–Madison freshman ever…


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Middletown Area among several school districts experiencing website disruptions

Middletown School District is reporting that its website, raiderweb.org, will be down for an unknown length of time.

The district noted on Facebook Monday morning that Intrado, the web hosting service provider, experienced a fire that damaged the fiber into and out of its data center.

Several other districts, including Cumberland Valley and South Middleton, are also being affected.

The Middletown school district said that it had been given no timeline for restoration.

More:

Central Pa. roller skating rink damaged extensively in Sunday night fire

State police bomb squad called to Upper Allen Twp. neighborhood after ‘possible explosive’ found


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Thousands of school websites went down after ransomware strikes vendor

Written by Benjamin Freed

Thousands of schools in the United States and around the world have had their websites and some other functions knocked offline as a result of a ransomware attack targeting a major web host for K-12 institutions just as students prepared to return from the winter holidays.

The company, Finalsite, said Thursday it “identified the presence of ransomware on certain systems in our environment,” which led to its clients, spanning 110 countries, losing access to their websites and other online services.

The outages began on Tuesday, when Finalsite’s customers, like the school district in Oakwood, Ohio, began notifying students and parents that their websites…


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Hunt School of Dental Medicine Joins El Paso Children’s Hospital in Hosting National Cleft Lip Symposium

Hunt School of Dental Medicine – Health care professionals dedicated to care of cleft lip and palate came from across the country to El Paso in early November for a two-day National Symposium on the Primary Cleft Lip Deformity as part of their continuing education.

The symposium was hosted by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Hunt School of Dental Medicine and El Paso Children’s Hospital.

The 60 attendees included directors of cleft lip and cleft palate programs, surgeons, fellows and medical and dental residents.

Richard Black, D.D.S., M.S., founding dean of the Hunt School of Dental Medicine and co-host of the symposium, said surgeons and their teams from all over the country shared the latest techniques on cleft lip and palate repair and treatment in…


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