“Higher Education is going to change more in the next 10 years than it has in the past 100 years. Some people think this change means higher education is in trouble but I believe our best days lie ahead as we learn to leverage disruptive technologies in ways that benefit our institutions and students,” said Reed Sheard, Vice President for College Advancement and Chief Information Officer, Westmont College. … more
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Gravyty Announces the First Artificial Intelligence in Advancement Advisory Council (AAAC) and Introduces Inaugural Members
Protect America, a leading provider of wireless home security in the United States, today announced the addition of Ryan Pombrio to its executive team. As Vice President of Business Development, Mr. Pombrio is responsible for driving increased customer acquisition through cultivating and maintaining relationships with external business partners. … Mr. Pombrio is a graduate of Westmont College with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. He lives with his two daughters and dogs in Austin, Texas. more
Launch of First Summer Camps for Treating Videogame and Screen Addiction: Revolutionary programs in North Carolina and California
For the first time, families struggling with children and teens who are unable to pull away from their iPhones and Playstations have a solution. Today, Summerland North Carolina began at Mars Hill University in North Carolina with 20 participating campers. Summerland California, located at Westmont College near Santa Barbara, California, commences next week.
Summerland is the first residential treatment program designed for the treatment of videogame and screen addiction in children and adolescents. Summerland’s behavioral change program was designed in association with leading researchers from universities like Iowa State, New York University, and UC Santa Barbara. Campers participate in cognitive behavioral therapy sessions and a comprehensive after-care program with Summerland behavioral coaches in order to effect change from within. more