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Education in the United States

Details: This subportal is part of the USA Portal and Education Portal. This is a subportal for all projects related to education in the United States. Please add your projects to their applicable subportal(s). By State. States linked in bold have their own education subportals.

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Genealogy Projects: education

Details: Wikipedia Jacksonville State University (JSU) is a regional public coeducational university located in Jacksonville, Alabama, USA. Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State offers programs of study in five academic units leading to Bachelor's, Master's, Education Specialist, and Doctorate in addition to continuing and distance education programs.

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Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education

Details: Elisabeth Dee DeVos (/dəˈvɒs/; née Prince; born January 8, 1958) is the 11th and current United States Secretary of Education since 2017. DeVos is known for her support for school choice, school voucher programs, and charter schools. She was Republican National Committeewoman for Michigan from 1992 to 1997 and served as chair of the

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Healthcare Education

Details: Please index projects to the appropriate category. 'If it is a "School" please add it to: Healthcare Education Portal for Medical & other Technical Schools i.e. Mayo Clinic School of Medicine; If it is a project that has University or College in the title, please add to:Healthcare Education Portal for Universities & Colleges i.e. Loyola University Chicago, Queensborough Community College)

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Malala Yousafzai, Activist for Peace and Education

Details: January 2013- United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, launched a petition initiative for all the World's children to be able to attend school by the year 2015. "I am Malala" was the slogan for this campaign. This U.N. campaign helped ratify the Country of Pakistan's first "Right to Education" Bill into Law.

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Andrew Lamar Alexander

Details: Andrew Lamar Alexander (born July 3, 1940) is the senior United States Senator from Tennessee and Conference Chair of the Republican Party. He was previously the 45th Governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987, United States Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993 under President George H. W. Bush and candidate for the Republican Presidential

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Notable Huguenot descendants

Details: Education. Anthony Benezet, American Quaker educator and abolitionist; Entrepreneurs and businesspeople. Samuel Courtauld (industrialist), American-born British industrialist; Leonard Jerome, American financier and grandfather of Winston Churchill; …

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Dr. Thea Clara Spyer (Ketellapper) (1931

Details: About Dr. Thea Spyer. Thea Spyer was born in Amsterdam on October 8, 1931, to a wealthy Jewish family that escaped the Holocaust by fleeing to the United States before the Nazi invasion of the Netherlands. Spyer enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College, but was expelled after a campus guard saw her and another woman kissing.

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Andrews Windsor, knight (c.1468

Details: Primary Sources. Andrews was a legatee in the 1479 will of his father. The Inquisitions Post Mortem held in 1485 for his father state "Andrew Wyndesore, aged 18 and more, is his son and heir" [b. abt. 1468]. Will of Andrews Windsor, of Stanwell, in the County of Middlesex, Knight, Lord Windsor, dated 26th March 1543 and proved 31st July 1543.

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Eliza Pinckney (Lucas) (1722

Details: The progressive education she gave her sons enabled them to play major roles in the American Revolution and in the government of the newly-formed United States of America. Later in life, British raids destroyed her property during the American War of Independence leaving her ruined financially. Eliza Pinckney died in 1793.

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Healthcare Education Portal for Medical & Technical Schools

Details: When adding a profile to a schooling project, please also add a comment in the person's "About" section concerning known schooling. Resources: 1) Wikipedia - List of Medical Schools in the United States (includes list of Current schools & colleges of Osteopathic medicine) 2) US News Education - Medical Schools Sitemap (alphabetical listing of schools, universities & colleges with medical

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James Springer White (1821

Details: James white was born on August 4, 1821 in the township of Palmyra in Maine. The fifth of nine children, James was a sickly child who suffered fits and seizures. Poor eyesight prevented him from obtaining much education and he was required to work on the family farm. At age 19, his eyesight improved and he enrolled at a local academy.

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Edward Scott Galland (1961

Details: The intensely compelling documentary “Three Identical Strangers” begins by reconstructing a fateful autumn day in 1980, when Robert Shafran, a 19-year-old freshman at Sullivan County College in upstate New York, walked onto campus for the first time and found himself warmly greeted by several people he didn’t know, all of them calling him “Eddy.”

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Sgt. Simon Alexander Haley (1892

Details: Simon Alexander Haley (March 8, 1892 - August 19, 1973) was a professor of agriculture, and father of writer Alex Haley. He was born in Savannah, Tennessee to farmer Alec Haley and his wife Queen (Davy) Haley. Both his parents were born as slaves, and both apparently fathered by …

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Horace Mann, Sr. (1796

Details: Education. Horace Mann was born on May 4, 1796, in Franklin, Massachusetts. His father was a farmer in limited circumstances, and the son was forced to procure by his own exertions the means of obtaining an education.

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William Burnes (Burness) (1721

Details: Education. William Burness was a poor farmer in Alloway, Ayr when his son Robert was born. He persuaded the local people to subsidise a school teacher, John (James) Murdoch to teach the local children, including Robert and his brother Gilbert.

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Philippe 'le Bel' de France, IV (1268

Details: His education was guided by Guillaume d'Ercuis, the almoner of his father. As prince, just before his father's death, he negotiated the safe passage of the royal family out of Aragon after the unsuccessful Aragonese Crusade. [edit] Consolidation of the royal demesne. As a king, Philip was determined to strengthen the monarchy at any cost.

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George Ross (1730

Details: George Ross was born in May of 1730 in Newcastle, Delaware, into very large family. His father was a minister, educated at Edenburgh, and the Ross children received a sound classical education at home. George then proceeded to read law at the office of his older brother, John.

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Bishop Basil Salvadore D'Souza (1926

Details: Genealogy profile for Bishop Basil Salvadore D'Souza. Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love. Build your family tree online ; Share photos and videos

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Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. (1936

Details: [edit]Education and fatherhood. While still living near Kendu Bay, Obama Sr. attended Gendia Primary School and transferred to Ng’iya Intermediate School once his family moved to Siaya District.[1] From 1950 to 1953, he studied at Maseno National School, an exclusive Christian boarding school in Maseno that is run by the Anglican Church of Kenya.

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Colonial American Doctors

Details: By and large the doctors of early colonial America were not English physicians but “ship’s surgeons”. They had learned their trade through apprenticeship or hospitals and often took on their own apprentices in America, which became the chief means of medical education at the time. While referred to as physicians or doctors, most colonists

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Getting Our Children and Teens Interested in Genealogy

Details: I relocated to Miami to further my education in 1990, thus expanding "my clientele" internationally. For the next 4 years, I was not only was a college student, but a quest lecturer and assistant professor (without degree) teaching history and researching. In 1994, I relocated to Los Angeles.

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Henry Chee Dodge (1857

Details: During his tenure, he lobbied for improved education opportunities for Navajo children, and traveled to Washington to convince the Federal Government to secure more funding. In the subsequent election of 1946, Dodge was chosen as vice-chairman, but died in January 1947 at the age of 86 or 87 before the sixth Tribal Council convened and he could

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Felipe González Márquez, Prime Minister of Spain

Details: Unemployment protection was expanded (although it was later reduced in the Nineties)[13] and a national education system for children under the age of six was established. Cash benefits in social housing, health care and education were introduced, along with earnings-based benefits for widowhood, sickness, disability and retirement.

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The Pensionado Act of the Philippines

Details: While many returned home to complete the terms of their education and occupy prominent positions in the academe, government and the public sector, some returned to the United States before the outbreak of World War II; and began the early wave of Filipino migrations. Find more similar projects at the master project page, Families of the

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Eleanor d'Aquitaine, Queen Consort Of England (1122

Details: Eleanor, Duchesse d'Aquitaine was born between 1120 and 1122 at Château de Belin, Guienne, France.4 She was the daughter of Guillaume X, Duc d'Aquitaine and Eleanor Châtellérault de Rochefoucauld.2,3 She married, firstly, Louis VII, Roi de France, son of Louis VI, Roi de France and Adelaide di Savoia, on 25 July 1137 at Bordeaux Cathedral, Bordeaux, Dauphine, France.4 She and …

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Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education

Details: The Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education is a seven-year medical program (B.S./M.D.) of the CUNY Medical School at The City College of the City University of New York in New York City. It offers an integrated baccalaureate education with preclinical medical education and has a twofold mission: to expand access to medical careers among

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John Vowell Hooker, MP (1524

Details: John Hooker (or "Hoker") alias John Vowell (c. 1527–1601) of Exeter in Devon, was an English historian, writer, solicitor, antiquary, and civic administrator. From 1555 to his death he was Chamberlain of Exeter. He was twice MP for Exeter in 1570/1 and 1586, and for Athenry in Ireland in 1569 and wrote an influential treatise on parliamentary

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William Franklin (1731

Details: While in England to finish his education, William was admitted to the bar, and married Elizabeth Downes (deceased 1777); his only son, William Temple Franklin, was to be raised by, and later become an aide to, his grandfather. William returned in 1763 …

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Stephen Hopkins (1707

Details: Stephen Hopkins was native of part of Providence now called Scituate, where he was born 07 Mar 1707. His parentage was very respectable, being a descendant of Benedict Arnold, 1st Gov of RI. [Not Benedict Arnold of Revolutionary War fame.] His early education was limited, being confined to instruction imparted in common schools of the country.

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Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot (1753

Details: Lazare Nicolas Marguerite, Comte Carnot (13 May 1753 – 2 August 1823), the Organizer of Victory in the French Revolutionary Wars, was a French politician, engineer, and mathematician. Education and early life. Born in Nolay, Côte-d'Or, Carnot was educated in Burgundy at the Collège d’Autun, an artillery and engineering prep school.

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Edwin B. Nolt (1910

Details: Edwin B. Nolt, an inventor whose automatic hay baler helped transform New Holland Machine Company into a worldwide manufacture, died early Tuesday at Lancaster General Hospital after a long illness. A resident of 355 N. Railroad Ave., New Holland, he was the husband of Katie B. Horning Nolt, who died in November 1957.

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Mary Jane Bethune (McLeod) (1875

Details: With a solid early education, she was accepted at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, and then taught for years in Mayesville, Sumter, and Savannah. She moved to Daytona Beach, Florida, and Bethune-Cookman College evolved there. She was the recipient of eleven honorary degrees.

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Mary Molly Reibey (Haydock) (1777

Details: Mary Reibey, baptised Molly Haydock, was born on 12 May 1777 in Bury, Lancashire, England. Following the death of her parents, she was reared by a grandmother and sent into service. She ran away, and was arrested for horse stealing in August 1791. At the time, she was disguised as a man and was going under the name of James Burrow.

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Pierre Samuel du Pont, IV (1935

Details: After an education at the Phillips Exeter Academy, Princeton University, and Harvard Law School, he served in the U.S. Naval Reserve (Seabees) from 1957 until 1960. He is married to Elise Ravenel Wood and has four children, Elise, Pierre S., V., Benjamin Franklin, and Eleuthère Irénée. Professional and political career:

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Mary Gates (Maxwell) (1929

Details: After her marriage to attorney William Gates Jr., Mary Gates taught junior high school in Bremerton. She gave up teaching when her second child, Bill Gates, was born in October 1955, but she remained interested in education, volunteering as a lecturer for …

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Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk (c.1536

Details: Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk. M, #102999, b. 10 March 1536/37, d. 2 June 1572. Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk was born on 10 March 1536/37. He was the son of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey and Lady Frances de Vere.2 He married, firstly, Lady Mary Fitzalan, daughter of Henry Fitzalan, 19th Earl of Arundel and Catherine Grey, on 30 March

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Sholto Charles Douglas (c.1732

Details: Sholto Charles Douglas. Birthdate: circa 1732. Death: September 25, 1774 (37-46) Immediate Family: Son of James Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton and Agatha Douglas. Husband of Katherine Hamilton. Father of George Douglas, 16th Earl of Morton.

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The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso

Details: Monastic education commenced at the age of six years, his principal teachers being Yongdzin Ling Rinpoche (senior tutor) and Yongdzin Trijang Rinpoche (junior tutor). At the age of 11 he met the Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer, who became his …

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George Washington Carver (1864

Details: George Washington Carver, was an American scientist, botanist, educator and inventor whose studies and teaching revolutionized agriculture in the Southern United States. The day and year of his birth are unknown; he is believed to have been born …

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Robert Yeomans (Robinson) (1792

Details: Robert Yeomans (Robinson) Birthdate: December 09, 1792. Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Death: June 09, 1856 (63) Immediate Family: Son of Robert Robinson and Mary (Cassidy) Crew - Yeomens, Convict "Kitty" 1792.

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