Education

TMA Foundation Grants Funds to Help Improve Texans’ Health

Texans from the panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley will benefit from $13,510 inTexas Medical Association Foundation (TMAF) grant funding for health-improvement projects. TMAF awarded the funds to five county medical societies, TMA medical student chapters, and county chapters of the TMA Alliance (TMA physician members and their spouses who volunteer for TMA outreach programs). The 2017-18 TMAF Medical Community Grant Programs fund health improvement programs that increase people’s health care access in local communities. The funds will […]

Local Psychotherapy Clinic Launches Revolutionary Social Skills Program

While academic achievement is often seen as an indicator of long-term success, a local team of psychotherapists aims to address an often overlooked, but equally important aspect: social skills development. Stone Creek Psychotherapy and Wellness Center has developed a unique program to help children and adolescents learn vital social skills. The program is guided by Directors Dianne W. Appolito, LCSW and Dana D. Debes, LCSW, who have several decades of combined clinical experience in the […]

Katy Native Named Mma Student Of The Month

Freshman Frederick Abell III of Katy, Texas, accepts the Marine Military Academy January 2018 Student of the Month certificate from Superintendent Col. R. Glenn Hill.

HARLINGEN, Texas — Freshman Frederick Abell III of Katy, Texas, was named the Marine Military Academy January 2018 Student of the Month for Science. The cadet who receives this esteemed award is nominated by his teacher for his attitude, performance and work ethic in a core subject. In addition to the recognition he received Feb. 2 in front of the MMA Corps of Cadets, this young man was treated to a special dinner hosted by […]

Peoples Law School Free Program For Small Business

The People’s Law School, hosted by the Maud Marks Library and sponsored by the Katy Bar Association will provide a fun filled discussion and Q&A for small business regarding trademarks, copyright, webpage rights and other intellectual property issues to protect or grow your business.  Charles Knobloch is a patent, trademark, and Texas attorney and is no stranger to our oil, medical, and computer-based Houston economy.  A computer science geophysicist, Charles also chaired last years program […]

The Impact of Hurricane Harvey on Pregnant Moms

Can Online Writing Decrease Anxiety, Improve Outcomes? HOUSTON, Feb. 12, 2018 — Johanna Bick, assistant professor of clinical psychology at the University of Houston, is launching a study of women who were pregnant during Hurricane Harvey, or who became pregnant within six months after, to track the role of stress in neonatal development and pregnancy outcomes and whether a simple online writing exercise can alleviate some of that anxiety. “Pregnant women are an especially vulnerable […]

UHV Awards Scholarships To Winners Of Black History Month Poster Contest (With Video)

The winners of the Black History Month Poster Contest stand with some of the award-winning posters Friday at the contest reception at UHV. Brennen Gray, front left, a Vickers Elementary School fifth-grade student, won first place, and Lola Rivera, a fifth-grader at Schorlemmer Elementary School, won third. Behind them stand UHV President Vic Morgan, left; James Murphy Jr., president of the Victoria Black History Steering Committee Inc.; and Victoria College President David Hinds. Matthew Trenck, a fifth-grade student at Vickers Elementary School, won second place but was unable to attend

When choosing a subject for his poster, Brennen Gray looked up a website that features African American Purple Heart recipients. “I wanted to do something about someone who had saved lives,” said Brennen, a 10-year-old Vickers Elementary School student. “I really wanted to show that a person’s race doesn’t have to matter. Anyone can help other people, and their skin color isn’t important.” Brennen was awarded first place Friday during the Black History Month Poster […]

March 7, 2018– Bird Hikes Continue at Seabourne Creek Nature Park

  What:    Monthly Bird Hikes at Seabourne Creek Nature Park When: Wednesday, March 7, 2018; 8-10 a.m. Where: Seabourne Creek Nature Park, Highway 36 S in Rosenberg; meet in parking lot Who: Open to Public – Free Conducted by Coastal Prairie Chapter – Texas Master Naturalist   Other: Binoculars & appropriate clothing recommended. Call 281.633.7033 for more info    ***************************************************************************************** The series of free, monthly guided Bird Hikes at Seabourne Creek Nature Park in Rosenberg will […]

Crank It Up – Celebrating The Engines Of Our Imagination

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center reaches out to next generation of independent, innovative and imaginative thinkers in celebration of National Engineers Week Feb. 23 to March 1 Sponsored by FLUOR® As a profession in constant demand, engineering embraces curiosity, tinkering and imagination. It offers the world imaginative and innovative solutions to any task at hand, and National Engineers Week celebrates those independent minds and ideas. Take your creativity to the next level by exploring the industry which […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library To Present Introductory Computer Classes

Fort Bend County Libraries’ Cinco Ranch Branch Library, 2620 Commercial Center Blvd in Katy, will present a variety of free, introductory computer classes this month. The classes will consist of a hands-on introduction to basic skills for people who would like to learn more about using these computer programs. All computer classes will take place in the Computer Lab of the library. “MS Word 2010 Survival Basics” will take place on Tuesday, March 6, beginning at 10:00 […]