North Little Rock Community Farm wins national Regions Bank contest
Posted on Jun 16, 2014 at 7:57 AM
The North Little Rock Community Farm, a collaborative project led by the North Little Rock East Campus EAST program, won the Regions Bank What a Difference a Day Makes contest. The project will be awarded $5,000 and 100 volunteer hours from Regions associates.
2015 EAST Conference logo contest winners announced
Posted on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:15 AM
The EAST Initiative is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 EAST Conference logo contest, Hunter Duty and Dakotah Martinez from Nettleton Junior High School in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Har-Ber EAST Sophomores Visit Washington, DC
Posted on May 28, 2014 at 12:54 PM
Project Ignition, a driving safety project of Springdale Har-Ber High School’s EAST program, earned a trip to Washington D.C. for the National Service Learning Conference this past April.
New EAST Forums coming July 21
Posted on May 23, 2014 at 12:21 PM
As of July 21, we will deactivate the old EAST Forums for public use and activate the new EAST Forums. If there are any Forum Posts you wish to save from the current forums, please do so (copy and paste is recommended) BEFORE July 21. The new Forums will be debuted at Summer Seminar. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for questions.
TICAL Blog: Motivating Learning
Posted on May 20, 2014 at 2:16 PM
Karen Eoff, Director of the Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative, highlights the EAST Initiative model in a post on the TICAL TBLOGICAL blog.
Searcy High School EAST project dedication today
Posted on May 19, 2014 at 11:54 AM
The public is invited to join the Searcy High School EAST program and Searcy Parks and Recreation to celebrate the completion of the Walk Through History project, installation of the permanent sign and dedication of the historic walking trail in downtown Searcy. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. at the Benjamin Clayton Black House May 19.
Change the Equation National STEM Summit
Posted on May 16, 2014 at 12:52 PM
EAST staff member Dondi Jackson is representing the EAST Initiative at the Change the Equation National STEM Summit in Arlington, Va., featuring Keynote speaker Vice President Joe Biden.
EAST Blog: Lending a Helping Hand in Crisis
Posted on May 9, 2014 at 3:31 PM
EAST students, facilitators and staff wasted no time to identify needs in Arkansas communities devastated by the April 27 tornado and were quick to respond to the crisis.