NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED EXPERT IN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
TO BE HEALTHY NEWSWORKS 2014 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Healthy NewsWorks is pleased to announce that Michael Useem, a professor of management, and director of the Center for Leadership and Change Management at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will serve as keynote speaker at our annual fundraiser and book-signing event May 20. Dr. Useem works on issues including leadership, decision making, governance, and change for a wide variety of companies and organizations in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Read more.
WHYY-FM FEATURES A "LEADING HEALTHY CHANGE" BOOK INTERVIEW
Students from Cole Manor Elementary school in Norristown recently conducted an interview for the upcoming 2014 book “Leading Healthy Change In Our Communities.” WHYY featured the interview on their new radio show The Pulse. The third- and fourth-grade reporters interviewed physical therapist Carolyn Tassini (and also met her service dog Seamus!) from MossRehab's Drucker Brain Injury Center. Carolyn has been selected as one of the 12 leaders to be featured in this year's book.
HEALTHY NEWSWORKS IS RECIPIENT OF "FAIRMOUNT4FREE" INITIATIVE
We are thrilled to announce that Healthy NewsWorks has been chosen as the second recipient of the "Fairmount4Free" pro bono initiative by Fairmount Ventures, a Philadelphia-based consulting firm. Fairmount Ventures will help Healthy NewsWorks develop a funding strategy that will enable our student health media program to expand its scope and service. "We received many excellent applicants for our second Fairmount4Free initiative. However Healthy NewsWorks stood out with its unique mission and proven ability to affect change," observed Don Kligerman, President of Fairmount Ventures. Read more.
NEW IN OUR SCHOOLS
STUDENTS WRITE BOOK AND GAME REVIEWS
Some of our student reporters have written reviews for health and heart-related online games and books.
Read them now!
AMY NORTHWEST WELCOMES HEALTHY BULLDOG
The first issue of AMY Northwest's Healthy Bulldog newspaper drew a positive response from students and parents at the Philadelphia middle school. Read more.
HEART HEALTH IN THE NEWS AT SCHOOLS
Heart health has been a special report in the school papers this year through stories, illustrations -- and haikus! Check out these "cholesterol haikus" written by Madison from the Marshall Street Healthy Bulletin.
Can be good or bad
HDL and LDL
Bad can clog vessels
Healthcare doctors help
Healthy eating supports too