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- Please Don’t Stop The Music: An Upcoming Innovative Presentation from Crim Center RepresentativesCongratulations to both Dana Salter and Amber Mason on their approved proposal! Both will present in the 2016 Third International Conference of the Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment (CREA), in Chicago, Illinois. This roundtable forum will on the community-university collaboration efforts of a music education non-profit being incubated at a major Southern university.… more »News
- Program Incubation: The Kilgore Music FoundationThe Kilgore Music Foundation (KMF) has completed an intensive nonprofit incubation session this summer with the Alonzo A. Crim Center! The initiative is led by KMF executive and famed musician Ryan Kilgore. The mission of KMF is to mentor aspiring instrumentalists to become life-long musicians, teach them to understand the spectrum of career pathways available… more »News
- The Crim Center Welcomes New Directors for Jumpstart and TEEMS AmericorpsThe Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence at Georgia State University recently added two new faces to its team: Nishona Curry and Vanessa Perez. Nishona now heads the Crim Center’s early literacy program, JumpStart. Vanessa now leads the Center’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education program, TEEMS (Technology, Environment, Engineering, Math and… more »News
- Jumpstart! Creates Delightful Winter Wonderland for Local ChildrenGSU Jumpstart students developed and facilitated activities for local elementary school children in a grand celebration of the holiday season: Winter Wonderland (Monday, December 7). Led by director Nishona Curry, Jumpstart participants engaged their excited pre-school and elementary school guests with fun games, relay races, photo op sessions, arts and crafts mini-workshops, coat giveaways and… more »News
The Crim Center’s affiliated faculty, GRAs and staff actively engaged in robust research projects that are guided by these questions: What is the value of… more »
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