Online Certificates From Tufts University: Humanitarian Assistance & Delivery Science

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Online Certificates From Tufts University: Humanitarian Assistance & Delivery Science

The Friedman School recognizes the need for working professionals to pursue continued education while maintaining their current positions. Many early to mid-career professionals find themselves in rewarding positions, but require the targeted knowledge found in the Friedman School Nutrition Certificates.

The Friedman School currently offers the following certificates designed to meet the needs of professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge in order to advance in their careers.

Each certificate is made up of three courses. All courses are all taught online by Tufts faculty, and every course is held to the same academic standards and rigor as those taught live on the Boston campus. The certificate takes one year to complete (Fall, Spring, and Summer).

Additionally, both Tufts and the United Nations University confer the certificate in Delivery Science for International Nutrition. Recipients of the certificates receive an enhanced level of recognition by virtue of the standings of both institutions.

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The Friedman School also offers certificates in “Healthy Communities” and “Nutrition Communications in addition to a blended-learning (online with intensive residencies) and our seven residential degree programs.

Graduate Certificate Courses and Continuing Education at Friedman

Through advanced teaching pedagogies and robust software platforms, students in our certificate programs are taught fully online over one year through three 16-week semesters. Students are from around the globe and learn from the school’s renowned faculty, collaborate and network with fellow students, and receive superior career-advancing instruction on a schedule that fits the demands of today’s professionals.

Tufts has mastered the art of distance learning with proven educational experiences that are recognized as being equally as enriching as the traditional classroom. On average, students need 8-12 hours each week to do the work required for each course.

Students who earn certificates will have the ability to apply their courses toward electives at the Friedman School should they decide to pursue a masters degree. (Please consult with the Office of Admissions for full details in applying for individual degree programs).

Admissions…

Visit the school’s website for full information — or contact me directly to be put in contact with the appropriate program director.

Online Certificates From Tufts University: Humanitarian Assistance & Delivery Science

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Online Certificates From Tufts University: Humanitarian Assistance & Delivery Science

The Friedman School recognizes the need for working professionals to pursue continued education while maintaining their current positions. Many early to mid-career professionals find themselves in rewarding positions, but require the targeted knowledge found in the Friedman School Nutrition Certificates.

The Friedman School currently offers the following certificates designed to meet the needs of professionals who wish to deepen their knowledge in order to advance in their careers.

Each certificate is made up of three courses. All courses are all taught online by Tufts faculty, and every course is held to the same academic standards and rigor as those taught live on the Boston campus. The certificate takes one year to complete (Fall, Spring, and Summer).

Additionally, both Tufts and the United Nations University confer the certificate in Delivery Science for International Nutrition. Recipients of the certificates receive an enhanced level of recognition by virtue of the standings of both institutions.

More…

The Friedman School also offers certificates in “Healthy Communities” and “Nutrition Communications in addition to a blended-learning (online with intensive residencies) and our seven residential degree programs.

Graduate Certificate Courses and Continuing Education at Friedman

Through advanced teaching pedagogies and robust software platforms, students in our certificate programs are taught fully online over one year through three 16-week semesters. Students are from around the globe and learn from the school’s renowned faculty, collaborate and network with fellow students, and receive superior career-advancing instruction on a schedule that fits the demands of today’s professionals.

Tufts has mastered the art of distance learning with proven educational experiences that are recognized as being equally as enriching as the traditional classroom. On average, students need 8-12 hours each week to do the work required for each course.

Students who earn certificates will have the ability to apply their courses toward electives at the Friedman School should they decide to pursue a masters degree. (Please consult with the Office of Admissions for full details in applying for individual degree programs).

Admissions…

Visit the school’s website for full information — or contact me directly to be put in contact with the appropriate program director.

Prizes: What About Peace, Global Exchange, online

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This information is cross posted from: http://www.globalexchange.org/peace/whataboutpeace/enter

What About Peace?: How to Enter

Answer the question, WHAT ABOUT PEACE in visual or written media.

  • Telling a story (up to 500 words)
  • Writing an essay (up to 500 words)
  • Creating a poem (up to 200 words)
  • Painting a picture or collage (up to 18” x 24”)
  • Taking a photo (up to 11” x 14” on photo paper)
  • Designing a graphic, poster or comic strip/cartoon (up to 18” x 24”)
 
 
  • You must be between 14 and 20 years of age to participate.
  • One entry per person… One person per entry.
  • Entries won’t be returned. What About Peace ? has the right to use any and all entries on our website, in displays, and in publicity for the contest.  Copyright belongs to the entrant.
  • Be sure that you and your teacher/sponsor understand our stance on copying and plagiarism.  They are not allowed. 
  • Send your entry and the form to What About Peace ? at 
  • 2017 Mission Street, 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94110.
  •  All entries must be received in our office on or before February 15th.

Download What About Peace flyer
to share with friends and family.
 
  • The sponsor/teacher of each winner will be notified of their winner(s) by US Mail.
  • All winning entries will be posted on our Facebook page April 22, 2013.
  • Sponsors/teachers will present What About Peace? awards in our name.
  • All winning entries will be posted on our website on April 20th.

 

Job: Service Nation, Director of Online Engagement, DC

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ServiceNation Background
ServiceNation seeks to rebuild an ethic of service in America through universal national service.   We are working towards the day when a year in a national service program like AmeriCorps is a common expectation for Americans, and when national service is universally accepted as a strategy for putting people to work, for tackling pressing social challenges, and for uniting Americans in common purpose.

If every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans – and eventually millions –dedicate a term of service as tutors, mentors, teachers, disaster responders, and more, we believe that America will be transformed into a nation of engaged and connected citizens, with a sense of shared identity and common purpose.

ServiceNation was founded on this ideal in 2007, and brought together a coalition of nearly 300 organizations to host a summit with presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain in 2008.  The ServiceNation coalition and summit played a pivotal role in driving passage of the Serve America Act, the most significant national service legislation in 75 years.  This act promised a host of important policies, including the expansion of AmeriCorps from 75,000 annual members to 250,000 by 2017.  Since then, however, the promise embodied by that legislation has not be fulfilled.  AmeriCorps is barely bigger today than it was four years ago.

ServiceNation is not only committed to getting the Serve America Act back on track, but to establishing other ways for Americans to serve.  To make this happen, we need to generate public will and hold our leaders accountable.  To that end, we are building a permanent, powerful, and continuously growing constituency, using field organizers, volunteers, an online army that is over 140,000 strong, a coalition of more than 350 organizations, and a Leadership Council of influential Americans working to make national service an enduring national priority.

ServiceNation is a campaign of Be The Change, Inc.

Position Overview and Responsibilities
This is a new role at ServiceNation at an exciting time for the organization.   We are looking for someone take our online engagement to the next level as well as bring lots of new ideas – with execution – to the organization.  We are also looking for someone who is excited about the position’s wide range of responsibilities.

The Director of Online Engagement will:

  • Manage long-term strategy and day-to-day implementation of email, social media, and website
  • Work with field operations to engage, grow, and activate supporters through online campaigns, graphics, newsletters, and more
  • Work with field operations to develop online strategy and implementation plan for advocating members of Congress and the President
  • Oversee a complete overhaul of www.servicenation.org into a top-notch website with compelling stories, graphics, resources, and ways to take action
  • Lead our email program which includes managing the ServiceNation email calendar, drafting emails, working with appropriate staff to edit, targeting, testing, and overseeing the execution of delivery
  • Work with external partners (including on a major new campaign that will leverage Hollywood, media, and online engagement) and represent ServiceNation at conferences, events, and meetings
  • Work with fundraising staff to create and implement online fundraising campaigns
  • Produce regular analytics reports to organizational staff on the performance of website, email program, and social media
  • Manage in house graphic designer and relationship with relevant vendors
  • Use analytics/data to constantly improve performance across online communications

Candidate Profile
The Director of Online Engagement will be extremely creative, hardworking, and an outstanding writer.  As a new position in an ambitious organization, there is a ton of opportunity to shape ServiceNation’s digital strategy and campaigns, and we are looking for someone as excited about that as we are about the work ahead.

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about the mission and vision of ServiceNation
  • 4+ years of proven, applicable experience
  • Results-oriented, ambitious, creative, and deadline driven
  • Up to date on best practices and proven experience managing the following: social media, website design, online campaigns/advocacy, list building, email writing, analytics, and more
  • Outstanding writer across online mediums with the ability to boil down lots of ideas into powerful content for website, emails, social media, graphics, and more
  • Experience with advocacy, Capitol Hill, and/or political campaigns
  • Substantial experience with CRM/CMS; Blue State Digital highly preferred
  • Nice but not necessary experience: helped design collateral and worked with graphic designers; online ads; Salesforce; managing others to meet goals

Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience level.  Full benefit package offered (health and dental, retirement, vacation).

for more details see http://www.servicenation.org/pages/careers

 

Job: Service Nation, Director of Online Engagement, DC

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ServiceNation Background
ServiceNation seeks to rebuild an ethic of service in America through universal national service.   We are working towards the day when a year in a national service program like AmeriCorps is a common expectation for Americans, and when national service is universally accepted as a strategy for putting people to work, for tackling pressing social challenges, and for uniting Americans in common purpose.

If every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans – and eventually millions –dedicate a term of service as tutors, mentors, teachers, disaster responders, and more, we believe that America will be transformed into a nation of engaged and connected citizens, with a sense of shared identity and common purpose.

ServiceNation was founded on this ideal in 2007, and brought together a coalition of nearly 300 organizations to host a summit with presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain in 2008.  The ServiceNation coalition and summit played a pivotal role in driving passage of the Serve America Act, the most significant national service legislation in 75 years.  This act promised a host of important policies, including the expansion of AmeriCorps from 75,000 annual members to 250,000 by 2017.  Since then, however, the promise embodied by that legislation has not be fulfilled.  AmeriCorps is barely bigger today than it was four years ago.

ServiceNation is not only committed to getting the Serve America Act back on track, but to establishing other ways for Americans to serve.  To make this happen, we need to generate public will and hold our leaders accountable.  To that end, we are building a permanent, powerful, and continuously growing constituency, using field organizers, volunteers, an online army that is over 140,000 strong, a coalition of more than 350 organizations, and a Leadership Council of influential Americans working to make national service an enduring national priority.

ServiceNation is a campaign of Be The Change, Inc.

Position Overview and Responsibilities
This is a new role at ServiceNation at an exciting time for the organization.   We are looking for someone take our online engagement to the next level as well as bring lots of new ideas – with execution – to the organization.  We are also looking for someone who is excited about the position’s wide range of responsibilities.

The Director of Online Engagement will:

  • Manage long-term strategy and day-to-day implementation of email, social media, and website
  • Work with field operations to engage, grow, and activate supporters through online campaigns, graphics, newsletters, and more
  • Work with field operations to develop online strategy and implementation plan for advocating members of Congress and the President
  • Oversee a complete overhaul of www.servicenation.org into a top-notch website with compelling stories, graphics, resources, and ways to take action
  • Lead our email program which includes managing the ServiceNation email calendar, drafting emails, working with appropriate staff to edit, targeting, testing, and overseeing the execution of delivery
  • Work with external partners (including on a major new campaign that will leverage Hollywood, media, and online engagement) and represent ServiceNation at conferences, events, and meetings
  • Work with fundraising staff to create and implement online fundraising campaigns
  • Produce regular analytics reports to organizational staff on the performance of website, email program, and social media
  • Manage in house graphic designer and relationship with relevant vendors
  • Use analytics/data to constantly improve performance across online communications

Candidate Profile
The Director of Online Engagement will be extremely creative, hardworking, and an outstanding writer.  As a new position in an ambitious organization, there is a ton of opportunity to shape ServiceNation’s digital strategy and campaigns, and we are looking for someone as excited about that as we are about the work ahead.

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about the mission and vision of ServiceNation
  • 4+ years of proven, applicable experience
  • Results-oriented, ambitious, creative, and deadline driven
  • Up to date on best practices and proven experience managing the following: social media, website design, online campaigns/advocacy, list building, email writing, analytics, and more
  • Outstanding writer across online mediums with the ability to boil down lots of ideas into powerful content for website, emails, social media, graphics, and more
  • Experience with advocacy, Capitol Hill, and/or political campaigns
  • Substantial experience with CRM/CMS; Blue State Digital highly preferred
  • Nice but not necessary experience: helped design collateral and worked with graphic designers; online ads; Salesforce; managing others to meet goals

Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience level.  Full benefit package offered (health and dental, retirement, vacation).

for more details see http://www.servicenation.org/pages/careers