Graduation Reception for DJ Thorpe

Budding basketball talent, Andrew DJ Thorpe is now a graduate of South Grand Prairie High School and his proud parents; Ronke and Kola Thorpe hosted family and friends to a reception event at their residence. Andrew’s basketball skills earned him a leadership spot on his high school team and ultimately a college scholarship.

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Andrew Thorpe throws the ball from the ground during one of his former schools games.

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BY TOSAN ADUAYI

Graduation reception for 2nd Lieutenant Moshood Adeniji

The theme of this graduation ceremony reads; ‘Honoring my past, saluting my present, and embracing my future’. It was such a proud moment for the Adeniji family as the gathered to honor their son; 2nd Lieutenant Moshood Ayobumi Adeniji at the Jupiter Gardens Event Center, Dallas. Mother of the graduate, Joke Adeniji was elated as she expressed her pride during her remarks. Moshood Adeniji is also a celebrated football player.

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Why is Easter Good Friday ‘Good’?

According to the Bible, the son of God was flogged, ordered to carry the cross on which he would be crucified and then put to death. It’s difficult to see what is “good” about it. Some sources suggest that the day is “good” in that it is holy, or that the phrase is a corruption of “God’s Friday”. READ MORE

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Baby Naming for the Fayiose Family

Olivia, Mobaireoluwade, Oluwafikunayomi, Araoluwa and Kikelomo were among several names given to Eniola Fayiose’s new bundle of Joy. The naming ceremony held at Dr. Bankole Osuntokun’s residence in Southlake, Texas in the presence of family and friends. Pastor Israel of RCCG in his exaltation reminded all that it was important to bring up a child in the way of the lord so that they would not depart from it. The phrase; “Spare the rod and spoil the child” was also to be noted.

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Dallas hosts GCI and Queens School Ibadan reunion

Grapevine, TX – The Dallas chapter of the Government College Ibadan old boys association hosted the schools annual North America convention at the prestigious Hilton DFW Lakes executive conference center. In a unique development, the GCI boys also incorporated the reunion of their sister school; Queens school Ibadan, which obviously resulted in an exciting and fun filled weekend of activities.

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National chairman of GCIOBA NA Folarin Olubowale,MD announced Chicago as the host of the 2014 convention. The weekend activities included a welcome networking session, a social picnic and friendly soccer match, and a grand banquet which featured a keynote speech presented by Dele Makanjuola, an industrialist and an old boy of GCI. Professional entertainment impresarios; DJ Paulo and comic Wamilele added great flavor to the already sauteed event.

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Teamwork Services delivers impeccable allied healthcare education

Teamwork Services is an allied health career school established in with the purpose of providing quality training to students in preparation for entry-level employment in health care services. Programs offered provide the theoretical, laboratory and clinical skills needed, integrated with employability skills to formulate a well-rounded training. Teamwork Services has been training and educating the DFW community since 2002. The facility is licensed by; Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Department of Aging and Disability Agency, Texas Board of Nursing, and National Healthcare Association.

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The training facility and the administrative office occupy a brick building about 5000 square foot at the Plaza 303 shopping complex in Grand Prairie.  For skill training, the school provides an equipped simulated laboratory with patient care area on site for all training programs. The program’s clinical classes take place in healthcare facilities within the DFW area and surrounding communities. Teamwork Services provides various teaching tools during the course. The classrooms are equipped with TV, DVD, projectors, mark-a-lot boards and medical charts. The simulated laboratory is equipped with medical equipment required to practice and refine skills, which includes hospital beds, walker, wheelchair, shower chair, medication cart, simulated manikins etc.  The Computer laboratory is equipped with computers and resources to help student in test taking skills, review questions in preparation for board exams.  Teamwork uses easy to read materials for students learning.

The school recently hosted it’s bi-annual ‘Mingle Day’. The day is set aside to allow prospective students with their family and friends to come interact with current students and to see what the school is all about.  The current students encourage and tell the interested prospective about what to expect in the nursing program, challenges they have faced as student and how they overcame it. Our alumni are also present to advise the prospective students about the career step they are about to take. The mingle day is done twice a year.

Programs offered at Teamwork Services include;

  1. ·         Nurse Aide
  2. ·         Medication Aide
  3. ·         Medication Aide Continuing Education
  4. ·         Basic Phlebotomy Technician
  5. ·         Electrocardiogram Technician
  6. ·         Vocational Nursing (LVN)
  7. ·         CPR
  8. ·         Medical Assistant
  9. ·         Patient care Technician (PCT)

For more information please visit our website www.teamworkedu.com or call the school 972-642-5466; 972-642-5629. Fax: 972-237-7854

Bose Micheal celebrates academic accolade

The end always justifies the means and so it was for Bose Micheal as she bagged a Masters degree in health administration from the University of Phoenix recently. The commencement ceremony which held at the expansive American Airline Center in Dallas attracted close family, friends and well wishers.

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Great ife commissions software engineering center

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife Osun State Nigeria recently hosted the Commissioning of its all new Centre of Excellence in Software Engineering .The commissioning coincided with the 50th anniversary of the great tertiary establishment.

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According to sources, the center which costs about N600M was constructed in partnership with the World Bank and Skye Bank Plc.

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It has been set up with the goal of creating an enabling environment that supports knowledge impartation in the areas of science and technology, using ICT-driven participatory and students centered teaching and learning approaches.

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Professor G.A. Aderounmu, the director of the institution’s ICT, said the facility will assist the nation in building national capacities through postgraduate trainings, post-doctoral researches, short term trainings, conferences and workshops in software engineering.

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He added the centre will run programmes in various areas including educational software development, applications, networking and internet.

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