Author: FRC

2019-20 Fred Rogers Scholars Announced

LATROBE, PA – The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College has announced the 2019-20 class of Fred Rogers Scholars, students of Saint Vincent College who are interested in pursuing careers in educating and inspiring children by carrying on the legacy of Fred Rogers. The newest cohort includes Myrissa Donaldson, a theology major from West Middlesex; James...

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Simple Interactions Honored as an Innovation in Education

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xxIV4c9D3E&list=PL8C-W-HnT33rJ1uQTrqWl3MK4qL8NOQKm&index=10&fbclid=IwAR1wvs9WGioqdxpLhWs4cCJC-pha5DnvD16xoLXLF-6GhXTCs3jouElbHxs The Fred Rogers Center is proud to be a part of the HundrEDorg’s Spotlight on Pittsburgh. Dr. Dana Winters, Director of Simple Interactions and Academic Programs was at the celebration recognizing the 12 most innovative approaches and programs in the region. HundrED just released a comprehensive report and videos featuring Simple Interactions! Download the report at HundrED.org/Pittsburgh.  ...

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The Lasting Legacy of Fred Rogers

https://youtu.be/0tL0JZpuuzY Hi, I'm Steve Adubato. No, we are not in a studio in New Jersey or in New York. We're all the way up here in Vermont. This is Shelburne, Vermont. We're actually at this historic, iconic, beautiful location. This is Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vermont. We are here for a series of very important interviews. Interviews about child care. Interviews...

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How Mister Rogers Became A Timeless Oracle of Parenting Wisdom

He is best known for what he meant to children. That was, after all, what Fred Rogers’s life and career were all about — every song he sang, every puppet he voiced, every considered word he spoke on his beloved television program, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Mister Rogers was for kids. But he was for parents, too. For the adults who...

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FRC’s ‘Simple Interactions’ Garners Global Accolades

PITTSBURGH, PA – The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College’s Simple Interactions collaboration has been recognized as a world class program benefiting individuals who serve children and youth. The practice-focused, strengths-based approach to professional development was chosen during a recent focus on Pittsburgh as a leader in education.   Pittsburgh is the first U.S. city to have...

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Staying Connected and Welcoming Spring

Greetings from the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media. There are beginning signs of spring as the snow and ice melts around us. Spring brings a period of regrowth to dormant trees, plants, and shrubs surrounding the Center and a steady continued growth to the evergreens outside our windows. Our “evergreen” activities at the Center are thriving...

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Saint Vincent College’s Fred Rogers Center Announces Collaboration with Harvard Graduate School of Education

LATROBE, PA – The Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College and the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at Harvard College’s Graduate School of Education have announced a three-year collaboration focused on extending and deepening their work together in the service of ensuring that all children have high-quality early- learning experiences. The lead initiative of...

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Fred Rogers Scholars to Host Documentary Screening

LATROBE, PA – In honor of Fred Rogers’ birthday month, the Fred Rogers Scholars program at Saint Vincent College will host a screening of the documentary film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 25, in the Fred M. Rogers Center. The screening is a capstone to a weeklong campus celebration entitled “Fred Forever,” which is...

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Dr. Dana Winters Keynote Speaker at Denver Conference

LATROBE, PA – Dr. Dana Winters, director of Simple Interactions and academic programs at Saint Vincent College’s Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media, delivered the keynote speech at the 2019 Rocky Mountain Early Childhood Conference in Denver, Colorado. Winters discussed how building stable, committed relationships early on is vital to the healthy development of children. The power...

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