NIE ROCKS! Presidents' Day Activities
Information and activities are from KRP's The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide and News Relief's A Plan for All Seasons both from the NIE Institute.
Presidents' Day is a federal holiday and is observed... Posted on 2/12/14 at 4:58 PM
THE NEW FORTY My quirkiness and pores cannot tolerate the exposure...
Can you imagine having a photographer snapping your photo all day long as you go about your business? I cannot. Well, I can imagine it, but I would not like it.
You cannot begin to know how many stra... Posted on 1/7/14 at 12:02 PM
SWEET CONCLUSIONS 50 Years Later
President John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 November 22, 1963)
The years go by way too quickly and fifty years later all eyes of the world are back to the horrifying day that happened in Dallas,... Posted on 11/22/13 at 10:27 AM
REEL TALK: LET'S TALK ABOUT MOVIES, TV, AND A BIT OF POP CULTURE Monday mix: Kid President
I was just introduced to this over the weekend. Even if you've already seen it, it'll still make you smile. (I've watched it twice today.) It features a kid, a football and a pep talk that you won't s... Posted on 4/29/13 at 8:26 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sacked his loose-lipped Afghanistan commander Wednesday, a seismic shift for the military order in wartime, and chose the familiar, admired — and tightly disciplined — Gen. David Petraeus to replace him. Petraeus, architect of the Iraq war turnaround, was once again to take hands-on leadership of a troubled war effort.
In her 1½ years as president of Minnesota State University Moorhead, Edna Szymanski has demonstrated the people skills of the counselor she once was, a CFO’s eye for the bottom line and a four-star general’s gift for strategizing.
WASHINGTON – Jubilant Democrats locked in Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson as the 60th and decisive vote for historic health care legislation Saturday, putting President Barack Obama’s signature issue firmly on a path for Christmas Eve passage.
By David Espo, AP Special Correspondent
, December 19, 2009
Overtime work takes it past $900,000
The new house for North Dakota State University’s president is projected to cost 10 to 15 percent more than the $900,000 lawmakers authorized the university’s foundation to spend.
Presidents, chancellor to get 4 percent raises WAHPETON, N.D. – Presidents of North Dakota’s colleges and universities and the state’s higher education system chancellor will get 4 percent raises next year, members of the state Board of Higher Education approved Thursday.
Will the hypocrisy ever stop? President Barack Obama has said he wants nothing to do with running the new “Government Motors.” Yet, he has taken it upon himself to fire the CEO, hire his own hand- picked replacement and appoint a special board of directors of his choosing, led by a man with no business experience. These directors are to follow a strict business plan that Obama, also with absolutely no business experience, has laid out.
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