Tag Archive: English

Jun 29 2014

Voting rights in reverse

The Voting Rights Act (VRA) that went into effect 25 June 2013 has led to some states implementing measures making it harder for racial minorities and the aged to cast a ballot. Voting rights advocates are trying hard, but attempts to rectify the situation are stalled in Congress. The implications are significant. The approaching autumn …

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Feb 19 2014

UT Tyler offers intensive English institute to assist international students, Tyler community

The University of Texas at Tyler has created an institute to help its international student population excel in university-level study, Dr. Alisa White, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, announced. Housed within the UT Tyler Office of International Programs, the Intensive English Language Institute provides instructional programs critical to UT Tyler’s mission, offering …

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Jun 06 2013

LRMC grabs new awards

Longview Regional Medical Center (LRMC) has furthered its reputation for excellence by earning the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Evidence-based guidelines pointed to LRMC as a facility whose care for cardiac and stroke patients scored 85 (or higher) for two or more six-month intervals while …

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May 08 2012

It takes one “good” teacher

“Woody” Kuon signs a book for Isabella Olofinlade

Vuthy “Woody” Kuon – author, illustrator, cartoonist, publisher, and speaker visits Johnston McQueen, tells students how one teacher made a difference in his life.   By Diane Perkins   Vuthy “Woody” Kuon recently spoke and autographed books at Johnston-McQueen Elementary School.  Kuon was born in Cambodia in the 70’s during the civil war. His entire …

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