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Please Don’t Stop The Music: An Upcoming Innovative Presentation from Crim Center Representatives

Congratulations 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 »

Program Incubation: The Kilgore Music Foundation

The 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 »

The Crim Center Welcomes New Directors for Jumpstart and TEEMS Americorps

The 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 »

Jumpstart! Creates Delightful Winter Wonderland for Local Children

GSU 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 »

The African American Male Initiative (AAMI) Receives State Farm Service Learning Grant

This season, the African American Male Initiative (AAMI) received State Farm’s Youth Advisory Board Service-Learning Grant. With this valuable resource AAMI can expand its initiatives, which includes educational programming for local students at Booker T. Washington High School. State Farm and AAMI celebrated the Check Presentation on November 5, 2015.

Program Director Dr. Tene Davis… more »