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Educator, Consultant to Join San Diego City College Foundation Board

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Part of San Diego City College, in the East Village. Photo courtesy of City College

Officials named a higher education administrator and an ex-refugee in the nonprofit field to the San Diego City College Foundation board of directors, a spokesman said Friday.

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Gerald Ramsey serves as vice president of student services at Miramar College, while Yen Tu owns the firm Yen C. Tu Consulting.

The foundation assists students from underrepresented backgrounds.

A longtime community college administrator who grew up in the South, Ramsey attended segregated schools even after the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision abolished school segregation.

“(San Diego) City College is unique,” said Ramsey, who spent 28 years there as an administrator. “I love City. Being on the foundation board has given me an opportunity to stay involved with the college

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Retired educator promotes kindness through cards – Business – Monroe News – Monroe, Michigan

“Sending a card is a simple act of kindness that can be done by anyone, anytime,” Kris Hudson said.

For Kris Hudson, making people smile is in the cards – literally.

The recently retired educator is an affiliate with SendOutCards (SOC), a company where individuals and businesses send greeting cards without having to go to the store.

Using an app on a cellphone or computer, SOC is an online service with a catalog of more than 14,000 greeting cards and gives customers the options to add photos or personal messages, so each card is as unique as the person receiving it.

“Sending a card is a simple act of kindness that can be done by anyone, anytime,” Hudson said. “Kindness has been shown to lower stress, lower social anxiety, increase sense of well-being and the list goes on. Study after study all point to the same thing: being kind is

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