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“A Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama” – March 8

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AT&T Performing Arts Center announced that former First Lady Michelle Obama will speak at the Winspear Opera House on March 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. as a special add-on presentation of the Center’s #hearhere speaker series.   “A Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama” is an exclusive optional add-on to the #hearhere series. Current #hearhere subscribers can add Mrs. Obama’s engagement to their subscription package now by calling the… Read more




Currently Reading: July 2015

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So in the last few weeks my free time has been abundant, I am between jobs. I have spent much of that time clearing out the books on my Kindle and books on my Good Reads List. Here are a few of the books that I loved this month:   A Lady’s Revenge by Tracey Devlyn I am a real sucker for a cliche spy romance novel and this one… Read more




Currently Reading: Every Gift Matters

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Over the last year I have gotten more and more interested in finding a way to give back to the community. I had a chance to read Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change the World by Carrie Morgridge and John Perry and was moved by the book. I found it compelling both from a donor standpoint and from a volunteer standpoint. I loved reading about how to find organizations… Read more




Top 10 Books I Read in 2013

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I set a goal to read 30 books this year and until I got a reminder email from Goodreads I had lost track of how many I’d actually read. Turns out I read 17 books from January to December. I may finish another 1 or 2 before year end. Overall with how busy my year was I’m happy that I managed to get to 17. I think it helps that… Read more




What to Consider Before Switching Careers

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This guest post was written by Alicia Lawrence, a Harrisburg-based writer and entrepreneur specializing in communication and health. See her full bio and other posts here. Decades ago, a career was something that an individual could expect to be singular. A person went to college to pursue a career path or had on-the-job training directly out of high school. However someone came by his or her chosen manner of work, there… Read more




30 Books You Should Read Before You’re 30

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Books hold a lifetime of wisdom. Yet many times we get caught up with the latest TV show, which has little benefit to our lives, and forget to read the books that have shaped the greatest people in history. Below is a list of 30 books that everyone should read sometime in their life and preferably when they are younger. As Socrates once said: “Employ your time in improving yourself… Read more




GenPink Picks: Graduation Gifts

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Graduating from college is a huge milestone for students. Their hard work and persistence has now landed them a degree, and they’re off to explore new endeavors. Reward the graduates in your life with the useful and exciting products we’ve rounded up! Fashion Forward The Lunaling capris are a great gift idea for the girl who loves to hit the gym. The capris are made to help lose weight, increase… Read more




5 Stress-Busting Foods for College Students

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It’s the end of the semester for college students, and there is so much left to do: finish up campaigns, prepare for finals, squeeze in extra credit, and others are getting ready to walk the stage. As a grad student, I find myself stressing out over group projects and reviewing my notes multiple times for upcoming exams. It’s common for students to experience stress and anxiety during this time of… Read more




The Online Learning Evolution – It’s Not About Getting Your Degree In Pajamas Anymore

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With recent advancements in technology, more colleges and universities have been adopting distance-learning programs. Originally, these programs were created to meet the needs of individuals who could not participate in traditional programs, including older, nontraditional students. Today, individuals from every age group and diverse background are enrolling in virtual degree and certificate programs. Online education is perfect for Generation Y, the recent college graduate that wants to continue her education,… Read more




GenPink Announces New Partnership with 2tor

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We’re excited to officially announce our new partnership with the team at 2tor, Inc.! 2tor partners with universities to build, administer, and market online degree programs. Fast Company has included 2tor on its list of “The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies.” Each month, community managers from 2tor will be sending us educational and career development blog articles. We hope our readers will benefit from these postings and take what they… Read more



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