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America’s First Female Detective

“Very few of us are what we seem.” -Agatha Christie Happy International Women’s Day from DEPCO! We hope you take today to recognize the trailblazing women who have shaped our world. Celebrate by learning more about one of these figures, or congratulating the women in your life on their powerful impact. In honor of thisContinue reading “America’s First Female Detective”

Nursing and Women’s Health

“Let us never consider ourselves finished nurses. We must be learning all of ourlives.” -Florence Nightingale Samantha Sosa is a Registered Nurse (RN) working in the Mother-Baby Unit at North Kansas City Hospital. Samantha has been a nurse for five and a half years and is currently working on her Master’s of Science in NursingContinue reading “Nursing and Women’s Health”

Librarian: A Resource, Educator, and Friend

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of a library.” – Jorge Louis Borges Joseph Cowley is a librarian and branch manager at the Locke branch in Toledo, Ohio’s library system. Joseph has been working in libraries for eight and a half years, originally starting in Kansas City, Missouri and ending upContinue reading “Librarian: A Resource, Educator, and Friend”

Computer Science Education Week

“The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.” — Bill Gates We at DEPCO invite you to celebrate Computer Science Education week by learning more about computer programming and coding! Computer programming is necessary in today’s world to maintain the functionality of the systems and gadgets we use every day. ProgrammingContinue reading “Computer Science Education Week”

Rockets, Space Shuttles, and Area 51

“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.” -Marie Curie DEPCO writer Bre Baker looked into her own family to find the subject of this week’s blog post. Her grandfather, Larry Allison, spent a fascinating career working on rockets, space shuttles, and with the different technical mediums used to supportContinue reading “Rockets, Space Shuttles, and Area 51”