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Dean College School of Continuing Studies Now Offering Certificate in Cybersecurity Studies

| 10/25/2015

With an ever increasing dependence on technology to support our daily personal, business and national security activities, cybercrimes have dramatically increased over the past decade, exposing sensitive information and imposing a huge cost on our economy. To address this rapidly growing area of concern, many institutions of higher education have developed programs focused on educating students in areas of cybersecurity including functional IT, strategy, risk assessment and response for the purposes of combating all forms of cybercrime and ensuring our national security is protected from computer based threats.  Read More...

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It’s Our Turn- Meet Team RWB
It’s Our Turn- Meet Team RWB

Blayne Smith | 10/07/2014

While you may know us as an organization that focuses on fitness, we aren’t simply building strong bodies. Team RWB is about building strong communities. We understand that engaging and connecting with veterans is often the most critical step to accessing resources, finding new ways to lead, and ultimately making a smooth transition. Read More...

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Hey Battle, Have You Considered Civic Engagement?
Hey Battle, Have You Considered Civic Engagement?

Marvin Cadet | 10/07/2014

In 2012, the Corporation for National and Community Service reported that one in four adults living in the United States donated their time to an organization through volunteerism. This insight shows that volunteerism is an essential activity for millions of people, nation-wide. Organizations such as The Mission Continues would argue that volunteerism and civic engagement can facilitate the healing process for post 9/11 veterans. Becoming more civically engaged is the name of the game. Civic engagement done well creates a sense of community amongst its participants. The late social worker Sherry Arnstein claims that that there are three wa... Read More...

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The Joys of Predeployment
The Joys of Predeployment

Jenelle Hatzung | 10/07/2014

(Editor's Note: Jen is a military spouse from Blue Star Families and contributes as a guest blogger to their free e-book, “Everyone Serves: A Handbook for Family and Friends of Service Members During Pre-Deployment, Deployment and Reintegration.”) You know what is harder and more stressful than deployment? PRE-DEPLOYMENT. Read More...

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Southwest Virginia’s Premiere Motorcycle Trail - The Claw of the Dragon

| 09/23/2014

It would be a challenge for motorcycle riders to find a more beautiful driving trail than the scenic back roads of Southwest Virginia. Looping through the Blue Ridge Mountain range, The Claw of the Dragon is becoming one of the most popular destinations in the South for motorcycle enthusiasts. Read More...

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Orange County rich in U.S. history
Orange County rich in U.S. history

| 09/23/2014

Long on fun but just a short drive away, Orange County, Virginia offers many unique ways to get away, whether you are looking for adventure or just to relax. Nestled in the piedmont region of Virginia, visitors to Orange County find themselves on a surprising adventure that combines historic sites, scenic wine country and a range of festivals and fairs with outdoor action like fishing, horseback-riding, skydiving and more. Read More...

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Visit Rock City and Ruby Falls in Tennessee
Visit Rock City and Ruby Falls in Tennessee

| 09/23/2014

Thousands of visitors are attracted by Lookout Mountain’s rich human history and majestic scenery, but far more come to experience the attractions that have never lost their ability to enchant, amaze and inform. People return again and again to visit their favorite sites against the ever-changing seasonal backdrop of Lookout Mountain. Still others return, bringing children, and grandchildren, to experience the thrill of discovery through the eyes of a child. The journey into the caverns at Ruby Falls is like no other. At 1,120 feet below the summit of Lookout Mountain is the deepest commercial cavern in the United States, the tallest u... Read More...

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21st Season for Renaissance Festival
21st Season for Renaissance Festival

| 09/23/2014

The Renaissance Festival is a 16th century European style art and entertainment festival combining outdoor theater, circus entertainment, arts and crafts marketplace, a jousting tournament, a feast fit for royalty, and much more. The 21st annual season opens in the fall Saturdays and Sundays, from October 4th to November 23rd, 2014. The Carolina Renaissance Festival was introduced in 1994 with six acres of exhibits, attractions and entertainment. The event has grown into a 20-acre theme park filled with charming cottages and castles, kitchens and pubs, and a most unusual collection of people powered rides and games of skill — all nestl... Read More...

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