Shannon Nickinson

Shannon Nickinson Project Manager

Education

Brain Bags boost Arc, Early Childhood Court programs

The SCI Brain Bag is being used throughout the community in many ways to help parents understand the power of talk and interaction to build a baby's brain. Read full story

SCI Building

Photo Gallery: SCI building brainstorming

Nearly 200 people attended public input sessions on Sept. 20 to brainstorm ideas in design and function for the new Studer Community Institute building. Read full story

Studer Community Institute

Design, plans for SCI building taking shape with public input

Ideas from public input sessions will help shape design, programming at Studer Community Institute building in downtown Pensacola. Read full story

Training & Development

Quint column: Why mentorship matters

Mentorship can be explained as a partnership between individuals to promote professional and career development. Read full story

Education

Brain Bags: Talk More tips

Brain Bag tips on how to "Talk More." It means even before your child can answer you, talk to him. He hears everything, and everything he hears can build his brain. Read full story

CivicCon

CivicCon launches with a look at good growth in cities

Speaker series sponsored by Studer Community Institute and the Pensacola News Journal begins Sept. 26

Hear Charles Marohn in “Is Pensacola a Strong Town?” on Sept. 26 at the Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St., in Pensacola. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the presentation begins at 6 p.m. You can register here. Read full story

Education

SCI debuts commercial on Early Learning City

A new commercial, set to begin airing on Cox and At&T Uverse the weekend of Sept. 9-10, aims to explain the idea of an Early Learning City Read full story

Economy

PYP Quality of Life survey 2017

More people in Escambia County and in the City of Pensacola feel that things are heading in the right direction than they did last year — and there more room for improvement. Read full story

Education

You’ve got to be carefully taught

Study indicates that children understand fairness as early as age 12 months

Now an article in the journal Scientific American says as early as age 12 months, children understand the concept of fairness. And they don't like it when other kids get short-shrift. Read full story

Education

Journal urges pediatricians to advocate for strong early learning

Bringing pediatricians into the effort to create an Early Learning City is a key next step in that campaign's evolution. Read full story

Training & Development

How can content marketing help find the voice of your business

Debbie Williams, co-founder of Sprout Content shares the power of content marketing to build a brand and a business with 150 attendees at Studer Community Institute's skills workshop at Pensacola Little Theatre. Read full story

Education

Making Play Smart ready to roll out

Part of our efforts to create an Early Learning City is a project called Making Play Smart. That effort includes decals that can be placed indoors or out on surfaces such as concrete or asphalt. Read full story