Fred Rogers Center Announces Partnership With TEC Center At Erikson Institute

The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College will formally partner with the Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center at the Erikson Institute in Chicago to release an inaugural report on technology and interactive media for young children, it was announced by Rick Fernandes, executive director of the Rogers Center. Beginning in 2016, the Rogers Center and the...

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Fred Rogers Center Names Sharapan PNC Grow Up Great Senior Fellow

LATROBE, PA – Hedda Sharapan, L.H.D., has been named PNC Grow Up Great Senior Fellow at the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College, it was announced by executive director, Rick Fernandes. Sharapan joins the Center to work on a special initiative to analyze audio recordings of conversations between Fred Rogers and the late Dr. Margaret McFarland, an...

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SVC To Celebrate ‘Fred Fest’ March 16-21

LATROBE, PA – In honor of the 87th anniversary of the late Fred Rogers’ birthday on March 20, Saint Vincent College students and faculty will be celebrating his life with a new series of events called Fred Fest during the week of March 16 to 21 and invite area residents, especially children, to participate. All events and activities are free and open to...

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SVC Rogers Center Plans Conference for Early Childhood Educators

The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College is partnering with the Pittsburgh Association for the Education of Young Children (PAEYC) to present a mini conference entitled “Click, Swipe, Scroll: Teaching in the Digital Age” on Monday, March 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus...

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SVC Rogers Scholars Plan Sweater Drive

LATROBE, PA – The Fred Rogers Scholars at Saint Vincent College are hosting a sweater drive now through March 20 in honor of Fred Rogers’ birthday. Gently-used sweaters are being accepted at the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent. This year’s sweater drive is part of the Scholars’ community service initiatives. Members of the Fred Rogers...

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Five Freshman Named Fred Rogers Scholars

Saint Vincent College inducted five freshmen as Fred Rogers Scholars at the fourth annual dinner and program hosted by Br. Norman W. Hipps, O.S.B., president, and Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., chancellor, at the Fred M. Rogers Center Oct. 16. The inductees are Lauren Campbell, a biology major from Hollywood, Maryland; Joshua Centore, abiochemistry major from Cecil; Jennifer Haseleu, an occupational...

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Fred Rogers Center Contributes to Book on Technology

The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College contributed a chapter to the new book, Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years: Tools for Teaching and Learning, by Routledge Publishers and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Fred Rogers Center director of education and research, Dr. Michael Robb, authored a chapter in conjunction with Dr....

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Four named Early Career Fellows by Fred Rogers Center

LATROBE, PA – The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College has named four new Early Career Fellows for 2014-2015, according to an announcement by Rick Fernandes, executive director of the Rogers Center. The Fellows, who will work on individual and collaborative projects through the mentorship of the Fred Rogers Center, are James Alex Bonus of Madison, Wisconsin,...

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Internationally-Acclaimed Cellist Yo-Yo Ma Receives Fred Rogers Legacy Award, Gives Benefit Recital

Internationally-acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma was honored as the inaugural recipient of the Fred Rogers Legacy Award and gave a recital to benefit the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media today (Friday, May 23) at Saint Vincent College. Ma, who appeared twice with Fred Rogers on Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and became a lifelong friend of the late public television legend, was invited...

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Tribune-Review: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma receives Fred Rogers award; event raises $1M for center

Renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and 15 Grammy Awards, accepted the Fred Rogers Legacy Award on Friday at St. Vincent College in Unity with high praise. “This is perhaps the greatest honor I've ever received,” he told the 750 attendees gathered in the basilica, as he was bestowed with the inaugural award developed by...

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