Here is a new, first, outreach video for prospective, MIT OCW-centric, World University and School students (11th and 12th graders) applying this autumn 2013 to matriculate in the autumn of 2014 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTzo7MFhJqk - and which you'll also find here, along with a flyer - http://scottmacleod.com/worlduniversityandschool.htm.
If you are a high school student actively interested in applying to free, online, Creative Commons' licensed, World University and School, in English, or know of one, this autumn 2013 - with complete applications due by January 1, 2014, at 12 pm Pacific Time - please email WUaS now at - firstname.lastname@example.org - with a brief letter just saying you're interested.
Here's the link to the developing Admissions' office at WUaS page - http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Admissions_at_World_University_and_School.
To a Quaker friend with good ideas about fundraising, this is what I wrote recently:
"Thanks so much for what you share about fundraising. When I called, with some trepidation, half of the list of about 10 of WUaS's biggest givers-to-date on the 'WUaS Acknowledgement of Giving at WUaS' page -http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Acknowledgement_of_Giving_to_World_University_and_School (accessible here - http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/World_University_Foundation) - after a previous email of yours, I didn't reach 4 of the 5 people, but I learned from one, who called me back, that they'll give $100 every December - very good news, indeed. So, I'll try calling the whole list again after 3 months or so, with your recent questions in mind."
Thank you for joining the World University and School team. WUaS would like to invite you to participate in our hour-long, monthly, business meeting this Saturday, July 13th, beginning at 9 a.m., Pacific Coast Time / 12 noon East Coast Time.
This month we'll meet online in a Google + group video hangout, (with its 2 channels for communication, via group video and group text chat, opening opportunities for communication). And this month, I'll send out a second email a few minutes prior to 9am PT, to our entire WUaS email list with the actual web address / URL of the Google + group video Hangout.
You'll also find the Hangout posted here - https://plus.google.com/u/0/115890623333932577910/posts - at WUaS's G+ profile page findable by searching in Google + on email@example.com. Here's an example of a WUaS Google + video hangout business meeting from April 2013, - "World University and School monthly business meeting" - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kj5eBjXmO5Q. You'll find other good examples as well as a good overview of WUaS, from a Stanford Coursera course I took in last autumn called "Startup Boards: Advanced Entrepreneurship" on World University and School's YouTube video channel - https://www.youtube.com/WorldUnivandSch - and here - http://scottmacleod.com/papers.htm. WUaS's active blog is here - http://worlduniversityandschool.blogspot.com/.
The agenda for the upcoming, July 13, 2013 WUaS, monthly, business meeting is here:
I'm attaching the treasurer's report from June 2013.
The next, open, hour-long, WUaS, monthly business meeting is on Saturday, August 10, 2013 in a Google + Hangout.
For people on the sporadic, somewhat frequent, WUaS, email list, or who wish to be. WUaS is going to start posting actively to both the WUaS Google Group (firstname.lastname@example.org), and the WUaS Yahoo Group (email@example.com), both of which allow for daily and weekly digests. Please join these groups for daily and weekly digests.
World University and School is looking for a new, Board member to focus on fundraising, and to actually bring in significant monies for WUaS, which you'll see on the above agenda.
Concerning this WUaS team email list, we'll generally send out an email once a month. If you'd like to receive more frequent, sporadic, WUaS emails, please reply to this email telling me so. If you could, please REPLY with UNSUBSCRIBE, or an alternative email address, if you wish NOT to receive WUaS's emails, or receive them in a different email account, - and WUaS would be very grateful.
Free, Creative Commons' licensed, online, wiki WUaS, like Wikipedia with MIT OCW, is planned for all 3,000-8,000 languages and for around 200 countries, with free degrees accrediting on C.C. MIT OpenCourseWare+, and will help many, many people.
World University and School would like to become the MIT / Harvard of the Internet, and in all 7,105+ languages and 204+ countries, with online, Creative Commons' licensed MIT OCW-centric, university degrees.
Thank you again for your interest in helping grow World University and School.
All the best,
Scott MacLeod - Founder & President
Tel. 415 480 4577 - P.O. Box 442, (86 Ridgecrest Road), Canyon, CA 94516
http://scottmacleod.com/worlduniversityandschool.htm - firstname.lastname@example.org
World University and School - like Wikipedia with MIT OpenCourseWare - is a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt, educational organization.
Google + main, WUaS page: https://plus.google.com/u/0/b/108179352492243955816/108179352492243955816/posts
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