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In-Service Training: Essay Writing for the GED

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Orange Literacy GED tutor Patience Vanderbush will give an informal, one-hour presentation to fellow GED tutors on the GED Reasoning through Language Arts (RLA) Extended Response (ER) essay.  This 45-minute component of the exam asks the student to read and evaluate two positions about an issue and then to write an essay arguing which position is […]

Thank You Project Literacy!

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In support of our UNC GED class, Sarah Sturdivant and members of Project Literacy at UNC raised $731 during their Harry Potter Trivia Night last fall.  Money raised will go toward books for our UNC GED class. In 2010, Orange County Literacy partnered with UNC and created a GED class for Facilities Services employees working […]

Cooking Matters – Buying Healthy Food on a Budget

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Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Food Lion are partnering to offer “Cooking Matters”, a 90-minute tour of a grocery store and tips for buying healthy food on a budget. Interested participants should visit the Food Lion located at 602 Jones Ferry Rd. on Monday, October 24th starting at 3:15pm to register. Tours will run every 15 […]

The Art of the Bike

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Check out Orange Literacy’s contribution to the Art of the Bike exhibit. It will be on display at Perch Studio during the July 8th 2nd Friday ArtWalk and somewhere (location TBD) around town later this month. Our thanks to the Carrboro Bicycle Coalition (http://bikecarrboro.com) and the Arts Committee of the Carrboro Branch of the Orange County […]

Needed – Instructor for Gateway Village Apartments GED Class

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Orange Literacy is seeking a part-time (approximately 5-6 hours per week) GED instructor to teach a multi-level class of adult students whose goals include preparing for and passing the GED exams. The class is open to all residents of the Gateway Village apartment complex in Hillsborough and will be held on-site in a small multi-purpose computer […]

MBA Students Partner for Career Workshops

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Over the course of a Saturday morning in late November, several ABE and advanced ESOL students met in our office to work side-by-side with volunteer MBA graduate student mentors from UNC-CH’s Kenan Flagler Business School. Together with their mentors, Orange Literacy students discussed their past, present and future jobs and goals, and each pair used […]