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News Index for Monday, August 03, 2015
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015, 16:45:09 EDT
KATHMANDU, NEPAL, July 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Adelina Foundation and World Mind Network recently completed a humanitarian and educational project at the TriKa School in Narayanpur, Nepal. According to Director John Toomey, the group engaged students and villagers in several programs designed to improve general health in the region and to inspire educational achievement. Lessons learned in Nepal will be applied to similar projects in the Philippines, Africa, India, the Middle East, and Latin America.
Kettering City Schools achieves 15 percent higher savings than anticipated on energy management project
Wed, 29 Jul 2015, 15:24:34 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just one year after Kettering City Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, on a project to improve energy efficiency across the district, the savings are coming in 15 percent higher than expected.
Tue, 21 Jul 2015, 06:00:00 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In just a few weeks, Adams County Ohio Valley School District will harvest much of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA.
Mon, 20 Jul 2015, 06:01:17 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., July 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education has announced support for the Department of Education's Limited Direct Assessment Experiment via its industry-leading financial aid management software, Regent 8. Regent 8 is the only solution to offer full support for all enrollment models, including non-term and Competency Based Education (CBE).
Thu, 16 Jul 2015, 17:24:13 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In June, a team of four Oak Hills Local Schools students, sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA, participated in a hands-on bicycle building exercise at Otterbein College in Westerville - but this was no ordinary bike. The four middle school girls were participants in the AEGIS 2015 Energy Program, and their bicycle transforms riders' energy into light, heat and sound.
Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools partners with Energy Optimizers, USA, to become first school district in Ohio with all LED lighting retrofits
Wed, 15 Jul 2015, 18:06:23 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 15, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Through its partnership with energy services firm Energy Optimizers, USA, Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools has become the first school district in Ohio to retrofit all interior and exterior lighting to LED.
Fri, 10 Jul 2015, 18:35:33 EDT
KATHMANDU, Nepal, July 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Adelina Foundation of Torrance, California is assisting the World Mind Network in helping the TriKA school in Narayanpur, Nepal bounce back from the massive April and May earthquakes that devastated so much of the country.
Roemtech, LLC Announces U.S. Patent Award for Auto-HummBuster Ground-Loop Noise Elimination Circuitry, Patent No. 9,042,577
Tue, 16 Jun 2015, 11:01:30 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roemtech(R), LLC is announcing the award of Patent #9,042,577 by the USPTO for its invention of a unique circuitry that automatically analyzes multiple audio inputs and checks for ground-loop noise that frequently plagues classroom audio systems. If the circuitry detects ground-loop noise on any input, it will immediately take action to eliminate that noise by automatically engaging internal ground-loop isolation transformers.
Tue, 16 Jun 2015, 07:01:16 EDT
DOWNSVILLE, La., June 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fatheree for BESE Campaign announced. Johnny Fatheree was born and reared on the Southside of Monroe, Louisiana and currently resides on Lake D' arbonne in Union Parish. He graduated from Ouachita Parish High School in 1971, and attended Northeast Louisiana University (now ULM) for a brief time.
Wed, 10 Jun 2015, 09:01:44 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ready to do a little culinary exploration? Let Cottage Cooking take you down a new path. Cooking classes are given in an intimate 1915 cottage located in downtown Asheville and staff caters to small groups of up to four.
Fri, 05 Jun 2015, 16:10:32 EDT
SARASOTA, Fla., June 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, June 4, 2015, attorney David L. Goldman of the law firm of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni and Walsh gave the commencement speech to the 2015 graduating class of the Westcoast School of Human Development in Sarasota, Florida. For over 30 years the Westcoast School has been led by its founder, Dr. Henry L. Porter, and has been teaching students from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
Tue, 05 May 2015, 18:01:06 EDT
DENVER, Colo., May 5, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Denver-based Dialysis Scholarship Fund ('DSF') will hold its 5th-year anniversary celebration at a 'Vegas Night' fund-raising gala on May 31, 2015, at Ya Ya's Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village, Colorado. The Dialysis Scholarship Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded by John 'JT' Turek, a former dialysis patient and kidney transplant recipient, to provide tuition aid assistance to dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants.
Laguna College of Art and Design Announces Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Celebration of 35th Anniversary
Mon, 27 Apr 2015, 07:02:49 EDT
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced the Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship commemorating Burke's 35 years with the college.
Want your children to thrive and become goal-setting high achievers? Tune in to the Lads to Leaders documentary
Wed, 22 Apr 2015, 18:48:53 EDT
SAINT CLOUD, Fla., April 22, 2015 (SEND2PRES NEWSWIRE) -- Lads to Leaders (L2L) invites parents and their children to watch 'The Best Kept Secret' and learn how they can become involved in the best training program in America. A documentary was produced about the program and the founder Dr. Jack Zorn. It will be shown nationally this Saturday April 25, 2015, on Dish channel 266.
Wed, 22 Apr 2015, 13:53:11 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney James Bilsborrow, of Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., is one of a dozen lawyers from around the nation chosen to participate this year in an American Association for Justice (AAJ) training academy to develop promising new leaders of the legal profession, the law firm today announced.
Tue, 21 Apr 2015, 14:21:11 EDT
LAKE CITY, S.C., April 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity (Marietta, Ga.), a nonprofit assisting students from underserved and underrepresented communities with college and financial aid planning, announced today that Florence County School District 3 College Planning Cohort student, Mikayla Hanna, has been selected as a 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar, the first in the history of the school district.
Thu, 09 Apr 2015, 15:25:05 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Harvard College Student Startup Showcase and Award Reception will take place Thursday, April 9, from 6-8 p.m. in the Harvard Faculty Club, according to Tiffany Lazo-Cedre, Co-Director of the i3 Innovation Challenge.
Monrovia High School Robotics Team Advances to 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship for Second Year in a Row
Tue, 07 Apr 2015, 09:01:13 EDT
MONROVIA, Calif., April 7, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the 'Kings and Queens' robotics team and their purple robot 'Sir Lancelot' qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.
Tue, 31 Mar 2015, 09:00:15 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Margaret Galabe, author, award-winning humanitarian, philanthropist, and founder of Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience, contribute to development issues, shares her experiences as a member of the team that brought this pilot project to fruition in this meaningful, heartfelt, and insightful, illustrated book.
Regent Education and N2N Partner to Streamline the Data Integration Process for Schools Implementing Regent 8
Tue, 31 Mar 2015, 06:01:00 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., March 31, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education today announced a strategic partnership with N2N Services to streamline data integration processes and reduce the time needed to bring schools live on Regent's industry-leading financial aid management solution, Regent 8. The partnership will leverage N2N's integration cloud to create Student Information System (SIS) adapters that streamline the implementation process, enabling institutions to recognize the return on investment of Regent 8 in less time.
Mon, 16 Mar 2015, 17:44:48 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is honored to announce the names of the women who will be recognized for outstanding achievements by PLEN alumni at PLEN's 35th Anniversary celebration on March 18.
Wed, 11 Mar 2015, 07:00:01 EDT
RALEIGH, N.C., March 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Over 175 recreational professionals, educators and child specialists from across the U.S. will gather at the National Inclusion Project's Power of Play Inclusion Conference at Marbles Kids Museum in Downtown Raleigh on March 30-31, 2015. This inspiring event is for all people who desire to ensure no child sits on the sidelines.
Millennium Administrators Exceeds North Pocono School Districts Healthcare Cost Savings Expectations
Mon, 09 Mar 2015, 08:00:03 EDT
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Millennium Administrators, a national benefits administrator, was contracted by the North Pocono School District in July, 2013 with the expectation that Millennium would assist in the teacher contract negotiations, as well as identify savings for the Districts healthcare benefit plan. Millennium provided several cost savings initiatives, which were implemented by the District during the contract year.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015, 06:01:02 EDT
SEATTLE, Wash., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit fund accounting and software specialist, Vicki Welter, CPA is offering a free monthly online program, the Nonprofit Enrichment Series. The Nonprofit Enrichment Series covers a variety of financial management topics for nonprofit organizations.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 15:18:20 EDT
NORTHFIELD, Minn., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- International Experience (iE-USA) announced today that visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year.
Thu, 12 Feb 2015, 08:00:02 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is pleased to announce its 35th Anniversary event to be held on March 18, celebrating decades of preparing young women to follow their passions and be leaders in public policy. We are honored to have Ambassador Connie Morella and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton as our Honorary Co-Chairs.
Mark and Jan Hilbert of the Hilbert Collection Donate Rex Brandt Watercolor to Laguna College of Art and Design Permanent Collection
Tue, 10 Feb 2015, 06:00:01 EDT
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced that Mark and Janet Hilbert of The Hilbert Collection donated 'Evening Rendezvous' (Watercolor on Paper, 10 x 14 inches, 1960) by acclaimed California watercolorist Rex Brandt. The iconic watercolor will be part of the college's permanent collection.
Thu, 29 Jan 2015, 18:51:47 EDT
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- More than 600 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will spend Friday and Saturday in Sacramento at the Doubletree Hotel celebrating their Founders Day. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is the largest African-American women's organization in the country.
Texas A&M University-Commerce Selects Regent Education's Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8
Tue, 27 Jan 2015, 06:00:01 EDT
COMMERCE, Texas, Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Texas AandM University-Commerce has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for the state's first competency-based degree offered by a public university. The program is entitled the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate.
Mon, 26 Jan 2015, 15:49:10 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The owners of Energy Optimizers, USA have sold its affiliate company, Lighting Optimizers, USA, to Eco Engineering. This decision was made to ensure continued world-class service for Energy Optimizers' clients, while allowing the company to focus on and expand its core business of vendor-neutral energy efficiency projects for the educational, governmental, commercial and industrial markets.
Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools expect to save more than $178,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA
Thu, 08 Jan 2015, 06:00:19 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch a $1.8 million dollar energy conservation project that is expected to generate at least $178,375 in savings annually on utility and related maintenance costs.
Think Through Math Announces Winning School of 1st Annual Utah Math Cup: Students from 97 Utah schools solve 1.8 million math problems during five-week contest
Thu, 18 Dec 2014, 16:44:52 EDT
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Algebra 1, announced today the winner of its 1st Annual Utah Math Cup. Mr. Nash's 6th-grade class from Endeavour Elementary School in the Davis School District has been named the 2014 Utah Math Cup Champion for solving 39,170 math problems and spending 523 hours on the program in just 33 days.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014, 15:15:38 EDT
BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Geometry, announced today the winner of its 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup. A 5th grade classroom from Twin Lakes Elementary School in the Lakeland School District has been named the 2014 Idaho Math Cup Champion for solving more than 2.9 million complex math problems - more than any other participating class in just 33 days.
Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment Questionnaire replaces universal TB testing requirement for school employees, volunteers and contractors
Wed, 10 Dec 2014, 08:00:02 EDT
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) announces, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pre-K and K-12 public, private and parochial school employees, volunteers (with frequent and prolonged student contact) and contractors are required to get a tuberculosis (TB) test only when TB risk factors are identified.
Mon, 08 Dec 2014, 19:22:46 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Rittman Exempted Village School District expects to save at least $15,000 on utility and related maintenance costs annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at its Board of Education building.
East Palestine Schools expects to save $56,500 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA
Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 16:31:43 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The East Palestine City School District expects to save more than $56,500 annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at all three of its school buildings.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014, 13:15:44 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Safe Schools (CSS) is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to California Safe Schools over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Mon, 17 Nov 2014, 06:00:18 EDT
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It has been three years since busy television executive Lea Walker decided to moonlight as an aerial fitness studio owner. Her Aeriform Arts center has since literally taken off, with hundreds of students testing the conditioning feats of aerial hammocks, lyra, aerial yoga, hanging silks and pole dance.
Adams County Ohio Valley Schools expects to save $259,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA
Thu, 30 Oct 2014, 17:08:06 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Adams County Ohio Valley School District will soon harvest most of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA. The planned photovoltaic solar array, in combination with several other energy saving measures, is expected to net the school district $259,330 annually in utility savings.
Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 18:21:47 EDT
DENVER, Colo., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MeetingOne, a leading global Adobe Connect web conferencing reseller and integrated proprietary audio conferencing provider, today announced a partnership with Blue Sky Broadcast, a key provider of online learning and virtual event solutions. Utilizing Blue Sky Path's seamless integration to Adobe(R) Connect(TM), the partnership allows MeetingOne to resell Blue Sky Path(TM) to corporations, government agencies and academic institutions.
Laguna College of Art and Design Partners with Project Gado to Bring the Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers to Getty Images
Mon, 13 Oct 2014, 06:59:34 EDT
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), the West Coast's top fine art college, announced with Project Gado that 1,000 pages of material from The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers are now available on Getty Images. California Watercolorist Rex Brandt kept sketchbooks, photographs and archival materials that can now be viewed on the Getty Images website.
Cheerleaders 'Team Up' to tackle cancer, other deadly diseases for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Tue, 30 Sep 2014, 16:36:11 EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Esperanza High School Cheer and Song Leaders are hosting Team Up for St. Jude Spirited by Varsity - Game Day, a spirit week to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital(R). The Aztec cheer and song teams are enlisting students and fans to help sideline childhood cancer and other deadly diseases by cheering on the Cardinal and Gold at Brea Olinda High Stadium on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 7 p.m.
Fri, 26 Sep 2014, 15:33:30 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utelogy Corporation, creator of audio-visual control and management software will demonstrate its capabilities over SDN-enabled Wi-Fi powered by Meru Networks, Inc. in booth 1037 at Educause 2014, being held September 29 through October 2, 2014 in Orlando, Fla. Meru is a leader in intelligent networking and the only wireless LAN vendor to have received OpenFlow(TM) conformance.
Alegria Fresh Expands Hydroponic Vertical Farm at Bell Gardens High School; Southern California's First Working Vertical Farm on a High School Campus
Thu, 25 Sep 2014, 16:44:07 EDT
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alegria Fresh announced today the expansion of the hydroponic vertical farm at Bell Gardens High School, Southern California's first working vertical farm on a high school campus. The farm, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, will be completed with Phase 2, a high efficiency organic food production system using GardenSoxx(R).
Tue, 23 Sep 2014, 14:52:02 EDT
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) was chosen as one of the top design schools by LG Electronic USA to participate and final in 'The Art of the Pixel: Powered by LG Ultra HD 4K and OLED TV' new-media art competition. LCAD Design and Digital Media program won $25,000 for the most popular votes. Senior student Dohee Yang was chosen as a finalist.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014, 07:00:16 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- While the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) directors reexamine several policies amid controversy about how student athletes are treated, one of the nation's fastest-growing insurance brokers has moved to protect high school athletes who have received a verbal offer for an athletic scholarship or grant from an NCAA Division I or Division II sports program. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announces Education Protector(SM) from EPIC, the first insurance product of its kind.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014, 17:55:49 EDT
RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 16:38:02 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ReverseVision, Inc., the leading provider of business solutions for the reverse mortgage industry is offering a free on-line class focused on changes announced by HUD in recent Mortgagee Letters 2014-07 and 2014-12 through its ReverseVision University (RVU).
Missouri School Districts Now Offer Employee Benefit Plans and Section 125 Plan Administration from Forrest T. Jones and Company and American Fidelity
Tue, 08 Jul 2014, 16:45:38 EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Forrest T. Jones and Company (FTJ) has recently partnered with American Fidelity Assurance Company (American Fidelity) to expand and enhance Missouri public school districts' benefit programs and services. Combined, FTJ and American Fidelity currently serve over 275 Missouri Public school districts, providing a clear, complete and compliant employee benefit package with local personalized service.
Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions
Mon, 07 Jul 2014, 14:13:15 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company's growth.
Lakewood College announces program to allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program debt-free
Tue, 01 Jul 2014, 09:00:09 EDT
CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lakewood College is pleased to announce a new payment plan option that will allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program without going thousands of dollars into debt.
Southern New Hampshire University Selects Regent Education's Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8
Mon, 30 Jun 2014, 19:30:09 EDT
MANCHESTER, N.H., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has selected Regent Education's financial aid management system -- Regent 8 -- to support financial aid processes for all their students and programs including their industry-leading online programs and their new and cutting edge Competency Based Education program known as College for America (CFA).
Wed, 18 Jun 2014, 18:39:32 EDT
FREMONT, Calif., June 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mr. Eric Deng, a high school senior from Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, Calif., has chosen to enroll at the University of Southern California as a Stamps Leadership Scholar. The value of the Stamps Leadership Scholarship for four years at USC is worth up to approximately $202,000, including enrichment funds for international travel, research internships, and outdoor leadership experiences. Eric was chosen for his leadership, scholarship, perseverance, service, and creativity.
Mon, 16 Jun 2014, 07:00:34 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Integrated Media Pty. Ltd in Adelaide, Australia.
Thu, 15 May 2014, 12:49:35 EDT
NORFOLK, Va., May 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., Associate Professor of Mathematics, in the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology, at Norfolk State University, received a Service Award, recognizing him for 25 Years of Service Excellence to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Wed, 14 May 2014, 08:01:00 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning educator and writer Eric A. Combs, debuts an ambitious and eye-opening book, 'Mission Critical' (ISBN: 978-1940876061), a non-fiction title encompassing his thoughts and experiences of the American public school system. What makes this book so unique is Combs' ability to share his experience of being a USAF Senior Master Sergeant and explain how it shapes and relates to his work within the realm of education.
Mon, 12 May 2014, 12:19:39 EDT
WESTPORT, Mass., May 12, 2104 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.
Thu, 08 May 2014, 07:00:44 EDT
FREMONT, Calif., May 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, has stepped up as a 'Priceless Sponsor,' the highest level of sponsorship for the City of Fremont's scholarship programs as a part of its F1rstHand community outreach program. TeamF1's F1rstHand program is the company's effort to lend a helping hand to the community by investing in deserving local causes.
Bob Hurley, Founding CEO Of Hurley, to Inspire at Laguna College of Art and Design 2014 Commencement
Tue, 29 Apr 2014, 16:36:11 EDT
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), a premier four-year art and design college, announced Bob Hurley, founder of Hurley, will speak at the college's 2014 Commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 19 at the main campus which is located at 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA 92651.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014, 20:09:52 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In the U.S., children aged one to four have the highest drowning rates. And most drowning occurs in pools. Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. has announced a new patented technology product that's designed to save children's lives.
Fri, 11 Apr 2014, 16:17:42 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Barbara Curry, Superintendent of Eaton Community Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has achieved more than $583,000 in energy savings over the past two years through the energy conservation project implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014, 04:00:58 EDT
KINGMAN, Ariz., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mohave Community College has selected Regent Education's verification solution, Regent Review, to automate and streamline the entire student verification process. Mohave selected Regent Review after a request for proposal process that focused on reducing processing times, compliance control and efficiency to reduce administrative costs.
Thu, 03 Apr 2014, 14:55:50 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses this year due to overwhelming demand. These courses are designed to meet the new criteria that is set to take place in the remodeling and building industry.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014, 07:00:21 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- An annual $10,000 award has been created by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to be given to a third-year medical student with an interest in rural primary care.
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 07:00:19 EDT
MONROVIA, Calif., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.
Regent Education Implements Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution for Universal Technical Institute
Thu, 27 Mar 2014, 06:00:52 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education has successfully launched their industry-leading verification solution, Regent Review at Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.
Greeneview Local School District to Save $42,598 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Wed, 26 Mar 2014, 07:00:32 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Isaac Seevers, Superintendent of Greeneview Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce overall energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014, 08:00:09 EDT
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lakewood College is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the Best Employers in Ohio for 2014 by the Best Companies Group (BCG)! BCG is an organization dedicated to establishing 'Best Places to Work,' 'Best Companies' and 'Best Employers' programs in an effort to distinguish companies who demonstrate and are superior in workplace excellence.
Collector's Choice Raises Funds for Next Generation of Artists and Designers at Laguna College of Art and Design
Thu, 13 Mar 2014, 06:59:25 EDT
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector's Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014, 06:01:08 EDT
MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, March 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to the Pantheory Research Organization, a new study of type 1a supernova data has concluded, for the first time, that dark energy probably does not exist. The paper is entitled 'An Alternative Universe-Scale Analytic Metrology and Related Cosmological Model.' The paper was published in the February 2014 issue of the journal of Applied Physics Research, by the Canadian Center of Science and Education.
Mon, 03 Mar 2014, 08:01:15 EDT
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Military Advanced Education (MAE) has awarded Lakewood College the designation of a Top Military-Friendly College in its 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities, just released in print, and available online.
Thu, 27 Feb 2014, 17:37:06 EDT
MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states, Alaska and Hawaii in McClellan, Calif., near Sacramento on March 20-22, 2014 at the West Super-Regional FTC Championship.
Brandman University Selects Regent Education's Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8, as they transition to Competency Based Learning
Fri, 14 Feb 2014, 04:59:20 EDT
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brandman University has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning.
Thu, 30 Jan 2014, 16:30:15 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, is pleased to announce its third consecutive year of triple digit growth. In 2013, growth was fueled by sales of the company's flagship product, Regent 8, to multiple new clients across all segments of higher education.
Magnet schools to celebrate educational excellence and equality during National Magnet Schools Month this February
Wed, 29 Jan 2014, 16:51:44 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year's theme is 'Creating Opportunities for All.'
Thu, 23 Jan 2014, 18:35:59 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tony Dunn, Superintendent of Belpre City Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014, 04:59:05 EDT
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Assessment, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform that enables educators to easily build, manage, and deliver classroom assessments online. This module expands Edupoint's learning management system (LMS) platform and allows educators to measure and analyze student performance both on a classroom and individual level.
Mon, 20 Jan 2014, 13:59:08 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utelogy has been selected as a University Business Readers' Choice Top Product for 2013. The annual University Business Readers' Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.
Wed, 15 Jan 2014, 14:23:33 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.
Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 15:56:04 EDT
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Online Registration, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform designed to streamline school registration for parents and reduce administrative burden on district staff. Available to all Synergy districts, this module extends the existing functionality in the Synergy SIS to provide a customizable online registration portal to collect and process admission and registration data for new and returning students.
Wed, 08 Jan 2014, 13:45:18 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Utelogy Corporation has signed a new lease to open its expanded corporate office and training facility within a mile of John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014, 06:59:35 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Ignition' (ISBN: 978-1-4772-6828-5), authored by Michelle Arrose, is an interactive book that is based on the true trials and tribulations of a public school teacher. And, the reader decides her fate.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013, 17:18:22 EDT
ARLINGTON, Wash., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Glasair Aviation USA LLC is proud to announce it has received a LODA (Letter of Deviation Authority) to conduct Flight Training in its Experimental Aircraft.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013, 16:14:12 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Dec. 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Music Department of the University of UNC-Greensboro has given The Bob Moog Foundation a collection of vintage synthesizer hardware and other equipment. The gift, which will be on permanent loan at the Foundation, was announced today by the Foundation's executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa.
Regent Education Releases Regent Review, Its Ground-breaking, Fully-automated Student Verification Solution
Fri, 06 Dec 2013, 05:59:58 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education announced today the launch of Regent Review, the industry's first fully-automated student verification solution. Regent Review leverages the advanced technology of Regent's SNAP and Regent 8 solutions to fully automate student verification and C-code processing. The robust capabilities of Review help schools reduce: the time needed to perform verification, processing costs, and compliance risk, all while improving the student experience.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013, 05:00:03 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Connie Tamaddon, author of 'Surprising Silhouettes' (ISBN: 978-0977801831) announces release of 'Surprising Silhouettes 2' for Apple iPad. Tamaddon, a respected photographer, has a repeat performance with her unique use of light properties and shadows to create a clever read-out-loud guessing game that illustrates that not everything is as it first seems.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 13:46:27 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Moog Foundation is proud to announce a raffle for a vintage Minimoog(R) synthesizer, signed by English electronic pop icon Gary Numan. The raffle runs from November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2013.
Wed, 06 Nov 2013, 07:00:17 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Michael Lamb, Superintendent of Shawnee Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the district is implementing an energy conservation project, to be implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing academic buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
Regent 8 provides Critical Financial Aid Management Support for Competency Based Learning and Direct Assessment Schools
Wed, 06 Nov 2013, 05:05:28 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Educational institutions considering Competency Based Learning (CBL) and Direct Assessment models are grappling with the challenges of effectively managing Title IV financial aid. Today, Regent Education is proud to announce that Regent 8, their flagship financial aid management solution, is the first-and only-system designed specifically to accommodate those challenges.
Tue, 05 Nov 2013, 16:44:20 EDT
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity's I'm First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I'm First blog.
South Central Local Schools to Save $39,221 Annually Through Implementing Energy Conservation Project
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 06:59:59 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- David Brand, Superintendent of South Central Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District is implementing an energy conservation project with Energy Optimizers, USA to improve the High School and K-8 School facilities, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer resources.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013, 18:38:16 EDT
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Oct. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For 25 years, the Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program (CPEP) has been serving as a catalyst to significantly change underrepresented and underserved students' knowledge, attitudes and behaviors toward the pursuit of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Wed, 02 Oct 2013, 09:00:41 EDT
BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it's time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO's I'm First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.
Inclusive Children's Musical Performance by Charlotte School Children at National Inclusion Project's 10th Anniversary Champions Gala
Thu, 29 Aug 2013, 09:00:19 EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Inclusion Project is pleased to team with the Foundation for Respect Ability to musically demonstrate what inclusion is all about at their 10th Anniversary Champions Gala on October 12, 2013 in Charlotte, N.C. The performance will feature an inclusive group of Charlotte school children singing multiple songs about respect for all children, including 'Don't Laugh at Me' along with Sid Krupkin, the Foundation for Respect Ability's Artistic and Education Director.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013, 15:30:05 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Southern California Remodelers Council is conducting courses on September 26 in the areas of Marketing and Communication Strategies for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS I), September 27, Design/Build Solutions for Aging and Accessibility (CAPS II) and Business Management for Building Professionals on October 29.
Fri, 23 Aug 2013, 13:40:27 EDT
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Getting the training and experience needed to work in the computer forensics or network security fields can be challenging and expensive. In keeping with its proud mission of educating individuals involved with high tech investigations, the High Technology Crimes Investigation Association (HTCIA) is uniting with the academic community to offer students and faculty alike, an opportunity to interact with and learn from the top industry experts.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013, 19:34:29 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to an overwhelming need to improve childcare access and affordability at the University of California, United Auto Workers Local 5810, which represents more than 6,000 postdoctoral scholars at UC, is hosting a panel on childcare resources, low-income childcare funding, work/life balance and statewide initiatives for childcare funding.
Thu, 15 Aug 2013, 06:55:01 EDT
FREMONT, Calif., Aug. 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, and a Fremont business for more than a decade, continues its tradition of community involvement this year by supporting activities benefiting local youth. The company's local outreach initiative, which it calls 'F1rstHand,' invests in activities that lend a hand to deserving causes in the community.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013, 13:59:29 EDT
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Aug. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program 'Summer Gaming Challenge' has been awarded the prestigious National Summer Learning Association's (NSLA) 2013 New York Life Excellence in Summer Learning Award. Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP, Inc.) is honored to have its program recognized for the award.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013, 14:49:10 EDT
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Aug. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of Utah Continuing Education department is now enrolling students for a 16-week Business Plan and Proposal writing course. The course begins August 26, 2013.
National University Selects Regent Education's Regent 8 Solution to Drive Efficiency and Service in Financial Aid Processing
Mon, 22 Jul 2013, 16:06:13 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- National University is the second-largest private, non-profit university in California and the 12th largest in the United States. With more than 23,000 students it was imperative to find a financial aid management solution that would drive automation and support their complex packaging and repackaging needs. Regent 8 was selected based on its advanced packaging and automation capabilities, as well as its unique ability to support all enrollment models.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013, 13:28:08 EDT
SANTA FE, N.M., July 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dragon's Gate Creative Journeys, an experiential workshop service for writers led by Milli Thornton, author of 'Fear of Writing,' today announced the third edition of the Fear of Writing Clinic Student Workbook. The workbook has been used since 2005 to help students at the Fear of Writing Clinic overcome deep-seated fears, allowing workshop participants to write more spontaneously and with less self-censure.
Thu, 13 Jun 2013, 18:45:44 EDT
IRVING, Texas and CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Irving Independent School District (ISD) is located outside of Dallas, and provides a comprehensive curriculum of educational services to nearly 35,000 students enrolled in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The special education department of Irving ISD has decided to pilot Caselite Software with its staff of Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) during the 2013-14 school year.
Wed, 12 Jun 2013, 06:59:58 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bright Spanish, an organization comprised of a small group of Spanish teachers, is offering free six-week Spanish courses online. The classes are taught live in a video conference 'classroom,' where students listen to the teacher and participate in real time. The group hopes to make Spanish learning more accessible by providing interactive, guided classes that anyone can take regardless of their location or budget.
Tue, 11 Jun 2013, 13:06:59 EDT
MESA, Ariz., June 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A strong commitment to the Virginia market has resulted in continued success for Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, as five former Star_Base districts representing over 177,000 students have recently selected the Synergy(R) Education Platform - a leading student information system solution for the national K-12 market. As a successful solution already serving numerous districts in the state, Synergy's industry leading functionality - combined with Edupoint's proven and established transition approach - have proven a favorable solution for districts seeking a new SIS.
Tue, 04 Jun 2013, 17:49:36 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., June 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Aglow Dermatology, a private medical practice located in the Union Square neighborhood of New York City, announces a unique scholarship opportunity for New York State medical students with educational loans in their last year of study.
Wed, 29 May 2013, 19:02:23 EDT
BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) is pleased to announce it is one of this year's recipients of the 2013 Neotrope J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to the Center for Student Opportunity over the next year to raise awareness around its education programs, events, and accomplishments.
Wed, 22 May 2013, 17:45:51 EDT
BOSTON, Mass., May 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Truebridge Financial Marketing, which provides banks and credit unions with a financial education marketing system, announces the addition of 28 new clients in just six months. More and more banks and credit unions are discovering that financial education, properly delivered, is a cost effective way to generate sales for all business lines, from deposits and loans to investments, insurance and trust.
State Farm Grant provides Economics and Financial Literacy Training to Teachers and Students in California
Wed, 15 May 2013, 18:27:55 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 15, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) recently received an $8,000 State Farm Grant to provide financial education training to teachers through CEE's Virtual Economics 4.0 program. The teachers trainings are intended to help educators increase student understanding of economic, personal finance, and entrepreneurship concepts.
Hobsons and Regent Education Partner to Streamline Financial Aid Process for Growing Non-Term Populations
Tue, 14 May 2013, 05:55:15 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hobsons today announced a strategic partnership with Regent Education, the leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) financial aid management and enrollment optimization solutions for higher education. The partnership will combine the best of breed enrollment services offered by Hobsons with Regent's industry leading Student Needs Application Platform (SNAP) solution.
Mid-America Christian University selects Regent Education's Financial Aid Management and Enrollment Optimization Solutions
Mon, 13 May 2013, 18:45:53 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., May 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mid-America Christian University (MACU) has selected Regent Education to assist them in transitioning to a non-term enrollment model and serve their growing online population. MACU needed a financial aid management system that would support non-term and borrower based academic year (BBAY) models. They selected Regent Education's Regent 8 financial aid management system - the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for non-term, BBAY, and standard academic models.
Thu, 09 May 2013, 14:44:26 EDT
MESA, Ariz., May 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by Olathe Public Schools (OPS) to implement its Synergy(R) SIS solution. The centralized, web-based solution will provide this high performing district with a fully integrated system designed to efficiently and effectively manage all aspects of student data, and extend the academic experience beyond the classroom and into the home.
Thu, 02 May 2013, 18:47:36 EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 27, Candice Fedrick took the stage to tell her story at the Y4 Youth Resource Event hosted by the County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board. Y4 stands for 'Why Youth? Why wait? Why now? Why not? Because the next generation is already here!' It is an event for at-risk youth to celebrate launching careers and advancing their education.
Tue, 30 Apr 2013, 05:55:06 EDT
RALEIGH, N.C., April 30, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Accounting software specialist, Massey Consulting continues its educational webcast series with two webcasts focusing on best practices for CPAs and their clients. Thursday, May 16, from 2 - 4 p.m. EDT - 'Top 5 Reasons Your Clients are Moving to the Cloud' featuring industry thought leader Taylor Macdonald, Intaact Vice President and Philip Massey CPA, founder Massey Consulting.
Two San Rafael High Schools Win First and Second Place in 2013 Northern California Financial Literacy: MoneyWise Teen Contest
Wed, 24 Apr 2013, 20:15:08 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 24, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) announced today that the four-student team from San Rafael High School, in San Rafael California, led by instructor Abigail Shapiro, won first place in the 2013 MoneyWise Teen Contest. The winning team included students Rebecca Brown, Frances Casey, Natasha Sharp and Roslyn Yeager.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 18:42:29 EDT
SANTA ANA, Calif., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'This is an exceptional exhibit, one that offers deeply personal work from photographers launching new themes,' noted Bob Killen, the fine art program leader for Calumet University, the education and events division of Calumet Photographic.
Thu, 18 Apr 2013, 13:11:50 EDT
MIDDLETOWN, Conn., April 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Catalysts Powering Educational Performance (CPEP) of Middletown, Connecticut is pleased to announce it is a recipient of Neotrope's 2013 J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations support to CPEP over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
Center for Student Opportunity Announces I'm First Scholarship for First-Generation College Students
Mon, 01 Apr 2013, 04:54:18 EDT
BETHESDA, Md., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), a national nonprofit, is now accepting applications for the 'I'm First' Scholarship, a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship for matriculating first-generation college students.
Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 19:25:27 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy Gala on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at the Dogpatch WineWorks in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Fri, 22 Mar 2013, 17:24:23 EDT
CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At Lakewood College we understand the importance of our students not only completing their program but then getting out into the real world and putting all their hard work into action. We want to bring to them the people that know how to help them get the career they want.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013, 14:12:38 EDT
BOSTON, Mass., March 12, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WomenLEAD, Inc announced today their partnership with Sandberg's LeanIn to revolutionize mentorship with a powerful woman-to-women online network. Boston-based WomenLEAD is committed to disrupting and revolutionizing the career mentorship model with an online network and personal advisory board platform, for women by women.
Mon, 11 Feb 2013, 13:11:48 EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The County of San Bernardino Workforce Investment Board is recruiting unemployed young adults, ages 18 to 24, for the launch of the Linking Innovation Knowledge and Employment project (@LIKE). @LIKE is a collaborative effort among three of the region's Workforce Investment Boards, San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial Counties. The program serves young adults who have not been in school, working or serving in the military for at least 90 days.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013, 18:49:06 EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Classes will begin on March 18 for the New Horizons Photography and Digital Arts Program. 'We are now enrolling students, but seats are limited,' says Cindy Sutherland, Vice President of Career Development.
Mon, 28 Jan 2013, 12:50:00 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eric Combs, Assistant Principal in Fairborn City Schools, will be headed to Washington D.C. this week to participate in the Troops to Teachers: Next Generation Planning Conference.
Tue, 22 Jan 2013, 17:13:18 EDT
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Maple Conservatory of Dance is now accepting male and female applicants ages 7-17 for the 2013 Charles A. Maple, Sr. Scholarship. Auditions are scheduled on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1824 Kaiser Avenue in Irvine, CA.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013, 15:29:40 EDT
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 17, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Maple Conservatory of Dance today announced the Summer 2013 Senior and Junior Ballet Intensives Program. Auditions are scheduled on Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the Conservatory's studio at 1824 Kaiser Avenue in Irvine, Calif.
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 06:58:03 EDT
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been awarded a contract to implement its Synergy(R) Education Platform for the Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) after an extensive evaluation and RFP process.
Thirty Students Return from Educational Program in Bangladesh to Launch Climate Change Projects to Improve Local US Communities and World
Mon, 07 Jan 2013, 18:15:10 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty U.S. youth leaders and five U.S. educators are set to return next Saturday, January 12, 2013, from a month-long immersion study and cultural exchange program in Bangladesh from World Savvy. The group studied how global climate change has impacted local communities in Bangladesh, and upon return to the U.S., the students will apply their new knowledge by launching climate change projects to improve their U.S. communities and the world.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013, 05:55:01 EDT
MESA, Ariz., Jan. 3, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information management systems provider to the national K-12 market, has received an endorsement for their Synergy(R) Special Education (SE) solution from the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). CASE is an international organization whose mission is to identify, shape, and disseminate effective policies and practices in the field of special education.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013, 06:55:01 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It may be hard to believe, but the time to think about summer camp is now - especially for parents of children with special needs. Camps open registration in the winter, and space and financial assistance is limited. By March, many camps are already full. Parents can meet experts from over 70 summer programs serving children and teens with special needs at the FREE 28th Annual RCSN Special Camp Fair.
Tue, 18 Dec 2012, 14:16:06 EDT
INDIANA, Pa., Dec. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zen-tinel, a national manufacturer and distributor of mobile surveillance systems is pleased to announce it has partnered with Safety, Claims and Litigation Services, LLC (SCLS), an affiliate of National Interstate Insurance Company, to provide Accident Event Recorder (AER) technology to school bus contractors. As a preferred vendor partner, Zen-tinel is offering camera systems which are proven to enhance driver performance, reduce accidents and save lives.
Graham Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA
Thu, 13 Dec 2012, 13:18:03 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Don Burley, District Operations and Services Supervisor at Graham Local School District, announced that the District has begun implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. 'We look forward to not only the financial savings for the Graham Local School District, but also the positive impact on the environment.' Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
Bob Moog Foundation's Educational Initiative Ignites Rare Collaboration Between Asheville City School and Buncombe County Schools
Fri, 30 Nov 2012, 12:41:46 EDT
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Bob's SoundSchool (DBSS), the Bob Moog Foundation's hallmark educational project, is expanding to serve two school districts in Western North Carolina. Twenty-five teachers from Asheville City Schools and Buncombe County Schools will be teaching the 10-week curriculum to over 500 second grade students beginning in January. This marks the first time that the two school districts have collaborated on a teaching program.
Grantham University Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of using Regent Education to Automate Financial Aid Processing, Student Experience
Thu, 29 Nov 2012, 08:55:01 EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Grantham University, an accredited online university specializing in educating working adults, selected and implemented financial aid management solutions from Regent Education to assist the University in the processing of Title IV financial aid.
Tue, 13 Nov 2012, 16:31:17 EDT
LAVEEN, Ariz., Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A Share-A-Thon sponsored by Maricopa Village Christian School, Natives with a Mission (NWAM), and local churches including Litchfield Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, is being promoted as the largest event in the history of Maricopa Village; a small and obscure tribal community nestled at the foot of the Estrella Mountains.
Tue, 13 Nov 2012, 06:56:02 EDT
IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by Poudre School District to implement its Synergy(R) SIS solution. The centralized web-based system will connect the district's schools and administration facilities to serve students, their parents, teachers, and district staff.
Thu, 01 Nov 2012, 16:35:21 EDT
FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Built by a team of world-class engineers and designed by a seasoned group of financial aid professionals, Regent 8 is the only Software as a Service (SaaS) based solution to offer complete support for non-term, nonstandard term and standard academic year schools. Regent 8 by Regent Education reflects collaboration with some of the largest, most technologically advanced schools in the country to identify evolving business requirements.
Clinton-Massie Local School District Implements Energy Conservation Projects Thanks to Energy Optimizers, USA
Wed, 24 Oct 2012, 04:55:01 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Michael Sander, Superintendent at Clinton-Massie Local School District, announced that the District will be implementing an energy conservation project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with the District to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
Fri, 12 Oct 2012, 12:34:29 EDT
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., Oct. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lakewood College, headquartered in Lakewood, Ohio, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting this year's graduation ceremony in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Saturday, October 20th, 2012 at the new Embassy Suites Fayetteville/Fort Bragg.
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 15:23:48 EDT
LAKEWOOD, Ohio, Sept. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Lakewood College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools(R) list. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America's military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.
Thu, 27 Sep 2012, 12:58:01 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Diogenes Research, an independent history research group, today announced the publication of two new books on the previously rarely examined history of the Age of Discovery, providing resolutions to several contentious issues.
Cameras Catch Drivers Illegally Passing School Buses in Pa. - Safety the Top Concern of Bus Operators
Wed, 19 Sep 2012, 13:31:59 EDT
INDIANA, Pa., Sept. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Zen-tinel, a national manufacturer and distributor of mobile surveillance systems, has developed a new stop-arm camera to identify drivers who illegally pass stopped school buses.
New Study Among 18-24 Year Olds Shows Conspicuous Lack of Global Competency Skills Necessary for 21st Century Global Economy
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 15:18:23 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent study of 18-24 year old American high school graduates commissioned by education nonprofit World Savvy (www.worldsavvy.org), with support from the International Baccalaureate Organization (www.ibo.org), shows a desire among young people to learn more about global topics, but a conspicuous lack of instruction within American schools to satisfy these needs.
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 03:58:00 EDT
BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, a mobile and web service used by a million and a half players, parents and coaches to manage sports teams and leagues, today announced that the Charleston Soccer League (CSL) is now using TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues. Hundreds of sports clubs, leagues, and associations around the world use TeamSnap to register players, make team assignments, coordinate schedules, and much more.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012, 03:58:08 EDT
MIRAMAR, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The television viewing habits of children and adults alike are changing on an almost daily basis. Viewing options abound and parents and teachers are taking notice. Customizing a child's viewing habits is becoming easier and easier and Silva Animation Studio, Inc., the producer of Color with Leo(R), is reaching new audiences through these technologies.
Mon, 27 Aug 2012, 04:59:02 EDT
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) has stepped in to fill the need for Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN) by partnering with Kaiser Permanente Fontana and Ontario Medical Centers. Ten employees comprised the third class of graduates from the Pathways to LVN Program in May 2012. The training was provided by Chaffey College.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012, 04:58:18 EDT
TORONTO, Ontario, Aug. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Graphology, long derided as a parlor game in North America, is widely used clinically in Israel and Europe, according to Annette Poizner, Ed.D., a Registered Social Worker practicing in Toronto. Poizner, a certified graphologist, published doctoral research which explored graphology use within psychotherapy. That study, performed at the University of Toronto, is summarized in her just published textbook, 'Clinical Graphology: An Interpretive Manual for Mental Health Practitioners' (ISBN: 978-0398087265; Charles C Thomas Publisher).
WEST's Ten-Month Leadership Development Program: Leading for Impact: A Journey of Self-Discovery, Career Success and Community Contribution
Mon, 06 Aug 2012, 13:33:56 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Out of its commitment to help women, WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology is launching a ten-month leadership program to develop women in their STEM careers as leaders so that they consistently make a difference in the organizations they serve and in the world.
California Public School Children May Attend Bible Classes for One Hour a Week During the School Day!
Mon, 23 Jul 2012, 04:59:00 EDT
ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- You can be involved by attending the Annual California Released Time State Conference on August 4, 2012 at Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa. 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. with closing banquet to follow at 5:30 p.m. The event is co-Hosted by Santa Ana and Fullerton Released Time Programs.
Tue, 10 Jul 2012, 12:34:10 EDT
MESA, Ariz., July 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the Mesa County Valley School District 51 (District 51) to implement the Synergy(TM) Student Information System across all campuses.
Tue, 10 Jul 2012, 04:58:51 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, July 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Matthew Sableski, Principal at Carroll Catholic High School announced that the school will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and save money. Energy Optimizers, USA will be working with the school to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
Thu, 05 Jul 2012, 14:24:52 EDT
PORTLAND, Ore., July 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is excited to announce a new partnership with the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to distribute grants to afterschool programs to help feed more kids in Oregon.
Mon, 02 Jul 2012, 05:58:53 EDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., July 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The traditional college experience isn't for everyone. For those currently employed full-time or living in a remote area, online learning has provided the option of attending college at the time most convenient to them. By connecting those students with a selection of colleges that provide online learning opportunities, PETAP can help those students find the best education at affordable prices.
Young Marines Youth Organization Announces 17-year-old McCall Behringer of Baltimore is National Young Marine of the Year
Tue, 29 May 2012, 10:36:06 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Young Marines National Executive Director Mike Kessler, announced seventeen year old McCall Behringer of Baltimore, Maryland, is the organization's National Young Marine of the Year for 2012-2013. The Young Marines (youngmarines.com) is a national non-profit youth organization for boys and girls ages 8 through the completion of high school.
Thu, 17 May 2012, 20:03:42 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- WEST: Advancing Women in Science and Technology hosted a Career Mentoring event for 80 Girl Scouts that ranged from grades 4 to 12. WEST taps into its community of women scientist, engineers and technologist as career mentors to hold events for young girls as well as early and mid career women.
Mon, 14 May 2012, 08:58:22 EDT
BOULDER, Colo., May 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap today announced the launch of its next generation registration system for sports clubs, leagues and associations. Clubs and leagues can easily register players for seasons, summer camps, skill sessions or just about any kind of event or activity.
National Youth Organization's Call-to-Action Campaign Raises Awareness to the American Flag during June 2012
Tue, 08 May 2012, 08:58:47 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Executive Director, Mike Kessler, of the national non-profit youth education and service program for boys and girls, the Young Marines, announces a call-to-action campaign to over 300 Young Marine units across the country to participate in the organization's 2nd annual 'Raising Awareness to the Flag' initiative during National Flag Week in June.
Tue, 01 May 2012, 18:54:45 EDT
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Celebrate a decade of global education programs with World Savvy on May 17, 2012 at the RSP Architects in Minneapolis. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.
Mon, 30 Apr 2012, 16:44:11 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., April 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On May 12, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Friendship Community Church at 4141 Old Fairburn Rd., Atlanta, GA, where the school is housed, the Fulton Leadership Academy (FLA) will hold its 2nd Annual Walk for Excellence to raise funds for the charter school's programs.
Life on the Playground: It's Not All Bullying - Season Two of 'Recess Stories' a Comedy for Kids Begins April 27!
Fri, 27 Apr 2012, 12:12:06 EDT
ELLSWORTH, Maine, April 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Beeswax Productions is excited to announce the Second Season of 'Recess Stories,' its ground breaking online comedy series for kids about life on the playground. It's 'Peanuts' meets 'The Little Rascals' with a dash of 'Seinfeld.' Real kids. Real stories. Really funny.
Wed, 25 Apr 2012, 17:00:32 EDT
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., April 25, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Environmental education nonprofit Grades of Green has announced its annual awards and green fundraising evening, VERTE, will be held at the LEED Gold-certified Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif. on April 27th from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. The evening will feature singer/songwriter, Gregory Alan Isakov, sharing his lyrical hit, '3am,' featured on the hit series 'Brothers and Sisters.'
Mon, 23 Apr 2012, 18:55:05 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, April 23, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants (TACPA - www.tacpa.net) announced today the opening of registration for its 2012 Spring Meeting and CPE Sessions. This conference is open to all Texas-licensed CPAs and meets all Texas CPE requirements.
Mon, 16 Apr 2012, 18:46:00 EDT
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., April 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- World Savvy will host a 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to commemorate a decade of global education programs on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the Astor Center in New York. The Celebration is the premier fundraising event in support of World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, preparing them to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.
Mon, 09 Apr 2012, 14:22:19 EDT
HENDERSON, Nev., April 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- General Manager Karla Pearson-Call recognized that the bus stop adjacent to the Club at Madeira Canyon, the homeowners association that she manages, posed a potentially dangerous situation. The children who rode the bus had to cross traffic to access the pedestrian gate leading to the Club, said Professional Community Management of California, Inc.
Wed, 04 Apr 2012, 11:25:18 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Goodwin Publishing, LLC announced today the release of its new audio and e-book, 'Teaching English Abroad: A Financial Prayer Answered' (ISBN: 987-1-937860-20-2), by Jonathan Goodwin.
Thirty Students Launch Projects to Improve Community and World After Participating in Educational Program and Studying Climate Change in Bangladesh
Tue, 03 Apr 2012, 12:42:22 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thirty youth leaders from the San Francisco, New York and Minnesota areas are implementing social action projects designed to help their communities in particular and the planet in general, says nonprofit World Savvy. The projects are the students' way of sharing the knowledge they gained after participation in an innovative one-month immersion trip to Bangladesh to study climate change.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 17:16:13 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tickets are now available for the World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. With the mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, World Savvy is a nonprofit organization serving youth and educators nationally from offices in San Francisco, New York, and Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Mon, 02 Apr 2012, 16:04:41 EDT
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 2, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Alabama School of Fine Arts announces the opening of the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater, a state-of- the-art facility built for both school and community use, this month. It is the most technically advanced venue of its kind in the entire Southeast. The Public Grand Opening is scheduled for Sunday, April 15, from 3 - 5 p.m., with Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. cutting the ribbon on the massive new stage.
Thu, 22 Mar 2012, 17:12:32 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A sold-out crowd of more than 750 Trojans, USC trustees, faculty and administrators, honored guests, alumni and students gathered at The Beverly Wilshire Hotel to celebrate the 38th Annual USC Latino Alumni Scholarship Gala on March 2. Executive Director Domenika Lynch announced that the dinner raised an estimated $300,000, which through USC's two-to-one matching program will add a total $900,000 to USC Latino Alumni Association's scholarship fund.
Tue, 20 Mar 2012, 14:43:47 EDT
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., March 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When a local Hillcrest resident asked EcoHouse to remodel his 60 foot sunroom, architect and custom home builder Rodney Collins suggested donating the glassed room to local educational gardens. Not only will the material be reused, but the local food system movement will benefit by better educating our school children and producing good food for the schools and the local farmers markets.
Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 14:43:37 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, March 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Softway Solutions is a company that deals directly with the next most important frontier of business: the web. Having been in operation since 2003, Softway Solutions now employs more than 110 individuals throughout the globe. Its far-reaching network allows the company to function at its peak potential.
Fri, 16 Mar 2012, 05:59:15 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students from Harvard and Oxford, in cooperation with the World Mind Network, Peer to Peer Media Group, and the Creative Commons Initiative, are building a new social network dedicated to using advanced Web and Smart Phone tools to achieve goals in social change, academic research, environmental improvement, education, cultural preservation, and worldwide online discussion of important issues.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012, 10:58:57 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Treadstone 71 announced at the RSA Conference two new certification tracks. The Cyber Intelligence Analyst and the Cyber Counterintelligence (CI) Analyst Certifications focus upon real world, practical activities coupled with theory. The certifications enhance the overall cybersecurity posture of the United States by accelerating the availability of educational and training resources.
Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 12:38:44 EDT
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions vendor to the national K-12 market, has been exclusively selected as the student information system solutions provider by the Oregon Student Information System Consortium (OSIS).
Sales of Award Winning Text 'Construction Project Management - a Managerial Approach' Increase 400 Percent
Mon, 27 Feb 2012, 06:58:11 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill., Feb. 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sales of the textbook 'Construction Project Management - a Managerial Approach' (ISBN: 978-0-9799969-1-7) by Pareto Publishing, have increased 400 percent each semester since publication in December 2010. The text is now increasingly used in United States 2-year, 4-year and graduate university construction management, architecture and real estate programs.
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 06:58:22 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over six months, Christopher Campbell, a recent graduate of the University of California, Irvine, has been spearheading a campaign, CHEC2012 (www.chec2012.com), that will profoundly change affordability and access to public higher education for currently enrolled and future college students in California.
Tue, 14 Feb 2012, 06:58:11 EDT
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A total of 76 film and TV production personnel from key Hollywood unions and guilds received official certification as qualified users of Sample Digital's dax platform, the industry's leading digital production workflow and media management application, during a course conducted January 28 at Pickwick Gardens in Burbank.
Tue, 07 Feb 2012, 06:58:58 EDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Feb. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP, LLC (www.petap.org) has discovered recent reports on the subject of online education showing that not only are more students taking advantage of classes offered via the internet, but that the opinions of teachers and administrators regarding online education are changing as well.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012, 14:39:38 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Association of American University Presses (AAUP) celebrates the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1937. AAUP is an organization grounded in a tradition of service, whose members engage in forward-looking publishing programs and innovations. Both the history of the association and the future of scholarly communications will provide focus for a series of events, including a 'University Press Week' in November 2012, to mark the occasion of the AAUP 75th anniversary.
Tue, 10 Jan 2012, 14:08:28 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston-based technology company Softway Solutions is giving students an inside look at the fast-paced profession of game development. In an ongoing effort to help educate the Houston community, Softway Solutions Director of 3D Animation Nathan Smith is teaching an 'Introduction to Game Design' class at LoneStar College System. With one semester already under Smith's belt, another one is slated to kick off on Jan. 21, 2012. The classes are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12:50 p.m.
Fri, 06 Jan 2012, 13:49:51 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This Sunday, January 8, 2012 at 2 p.m., former USA National Team members Diana Mkhitaryan and Rebecca Terzian and the 2011 VISA USA National Qualifier Heather Chan from the Los Angeles School of Gymnastics (LASG) will perform at UCLA's Women's Gymnastics 7th Annual John Wooden Challenge at The John Wooden Center (221 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095). The John Wooden Challenge honors all competing teams' academic and athletic achievements.
From Princesses to Pop Tarts, Author Peggy Orenstein Dissects Today's 'Girly-Girl' Trend for Dallas Lecture Audience February 1, 2012, Sponsored by Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 13:07:04 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Incorporated of Metropolitan Dallas will hold its third lecture, 'What is a Girly-Girl?,' in its 2011-2012 series on Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in partnership with The Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture.
Wed, 04 Jan 2012, 06:59:22 EDT
PETERSBURG, Va., Jan. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Why should the American taxpayer care about people who are incarcerated in our prison system? Simple, it is a true cost-saving measure that should be discussed. In 'EDUCATION BEHIND BARS' (ISBN: 978-1934597774; Sunbury Press; January, 2012) author Christopher Zoukis makes the case for why all Americans should support education in our prison system. Most Americans do not realize that the United States could save upwards of $60 billion each year by simply educating prisoners.
As President Obama Proclaims January National Mentoring Month, Dallas-Area Women Have the Opportunity to Serve as Role Models through Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas's New Mentoring Program
Tue, 03 Jan 2012, 15:30:38 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, Jan. 3, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 28, 2011, President Obama issued a proclamation designating January 2012 as National Mentoring Month. He stated: 'Every day, mentors help young Americans face the challenges of growing into adulthood. By setting a positive example and sharing their time, knowledge, and experience, mentors play an essential role in preparing our Nation's youth for a bright future.' Themed 'Invest in the Future: Mentor a Child,' January 2012 marks the eleventh annual National Mentoring Month.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011, 17:35:00 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the continued growth in Ohio's demand for energy savings solutions, Energy Optimizers, USA has brought on new talent with the hiring of Mr. Bob Hausmann and the promotion of Mrs. Belinda Kenley to Vice President of Business Development.
Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas Alumna Honored as White House Champion of Change for Encouraging Girls in STEM Fields
Thu, 08 Dec 2011, 15:30:00 EDT
DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas congratulates their alumna Bianca Bailey on her selection as a Champion of Change by the White House. Bianca is one of 12 recipients nationwide of the Champions of Change honor for being leaders in the effort to recruit and retain girls and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.
Mon, 05 Dec 2011, 17:29:00 EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 5, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On December 6, 2011, global education non-profit World Savvy, the Institute for Global Citizenship at Macalester College, and the Minnesota Humanities Center are sponsoring 'Citizenship in a Sound Bite Era,' a community forum among a range of individuals and organizations around Minnesota working to educate and engage young people for informed, responsible and sustained citizenship in the sound bite era.
Thu, 01 Dec 2011, 06:59:34 EDT
DAYTON, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On November 17th, 2011 Energy Optimizers, USA was acknowledged by the Dayton Business Journal as the Rookie Business of the Year at their annual Business of the Year Awards program.
Mon, 14 Nov 2011, 20:26:11 EDT
PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The World Mind Network, in conjunction with social network Mightybell (www.mightybell.com), is holding a contest between Stanford and UC Berkeley students to find the best example of the use of Mightybell software to create an experience around a fresh approach to planetary problems like climate change, poverty, disease, sustainability, and illiteracy.
Knoxville Faculty-Student Collaboration Seminars - Authors Speak on Collaborating for Community Effect
Wed, 09 Nov 2011, 12:55:18 EDT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 9, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many college students do not make a connection between class instruction and the reality of practical living. However, a local professor along with his former students hopes to share their story to assist others during the economic downturn. Dr. Daryl D. Green and Ms. Noriko Chapman, of PMLA, will provide two seminars for the local community, November 15th, 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial University - Knoxville campus, and November 22th, 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Memorial University - Harrogate campus.
Continuous Training Makes Union Ironworkers the Trusted Source for Quality Architectural and Ornamental Work
Mon, 24 Oct 2011, 16:45:24 EDT
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 24, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Iron Workers International Union, teaming with the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT), released a series of new architectural and ornamental training modules designed to replicate real-world assembly and installation challenges ironworkers face on jobsites. Currently, IMPACT Region VI has four new architectural and ornamental mockups in use at training locations in Houston, Arlington, San Antonio and Oklahoma City.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011, 08:59:06 EDT
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Energy Cooperative, a member-owned nonprofit, announced today the delivery of their 10 millionth gallon of biodiesel blended fuel. The delivery went to Krapf Bus Companies, a local private bus contractor for school districts. These 10 million gallons of biodiesel blends have resulted in the use of nearly 1.5 million gallons of domestically-produced fuel and significant emission reductions for many regulated pollutants.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011, 06:59:22 EDT
TWIN FALLS, Idaho, Oct. 21, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When the dairy producer leaders of the United Dairymen of Idaho (UDI) and its two branches - the Idaho Dairy Products Commission and the Idaho Dairymen's Association - agreed to establish a scholarship program this year, they intended to award $1,500 scholarships to seven deserving students of Idaho dairy farm families.
Redmond School District in Oregon Selects Edupoint to Help Meet Their Vision of Proficiency-based Teaching and Learning
Thu, 13 Oct 2011, 19:50:27 EDT
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint(TM) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected by the High Desert Education Service District to replace their eSIS SIS solution with Edupoint's GENESIS(TM) SIS.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 18:34:13 EDT
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- What do teens think about cheating? How do youth approach depression or becoming vegetarian? How do traditional religious backgrounds influence young people's choices and character development? These questions and more are tackled by teens in the pages of KidSpirit's new print issue released today, the Best of KidSpirit Online.
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 09:58:44 EDT
MADISON, Wis., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Collegiate Caregivers announced this week the launch of a new home care business that aims to revolutionize the senior care industry through an intelligent and unique use of college students and technology.
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 21:32:36 EDT
BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of California at Berkeley, in partnership with the World Mind Network, is becoming the nexus of a new movement aiming to maximize the vast power embedded in commonly used Web and Smart phone technologies to effect useful change in the world.
Thu, 08 Sep 2011, 21:59:32 EDT
WASHINGTON, D.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In Recognition of International Literacy Day, the Gingrich Foundation has recognized Reading Is Fundamental as its September Charity of the Month. For nearly 45 years, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) has provided books to children to foster a love of reading and develop skills that are critical to learning.
Houston Teen Rapper Baby Jay Headlines the 'Fort Hood Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival' on Aug. 19
Tue, 16 Aug 2011, 00:47:02 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Roland Entertainment announced today that teen rapper Baby Jay has been invited for a second time to perform at Fort Hood for their 'Teen Back to School Bash and Carnival' per recommendation from the Grammy organization Texas Chapter. The event is presented by The U.S. Army Child, Youth and School Services in partnership with The USO. Baby Jay will headline the event for teens from the Fort Hood community.
Fri, 22 Jul 2011, 22:53:01 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a workshop held at the California Latino Superintendent's Association, Summer Institute, Business Management Consultant, and Publisher of Family Literacy Journal, Cyndi Fischer, addressed school administrators on the impact of the digital divide on California's Latino students.
Wed, 13 Jul 2011, 11:59:04 EDT
CUPERTINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CarpoolAssist, the web-based service that helps people connect to create carpools for work, school or special events, today announced that it has been selected by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) district in Charlotte, North Carolina for a pilot program, under which CMS is promoting the use of CarpoolAssist to help create carpools for parents, students and staff.
Mon, 27 Jun 2011, 16:43:47 EDT
PEORIA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Corruption at the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools?' (ISBN: 978-1-58909-788-9), a new book just released by Bookstand Publishing, documents shocking alleged corruption at the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools.
Mon, 20 Jun 2011, 17:46:40 EDT
STANWOOD, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- To commemorate 235 years of U.S. independence, EduServe, Inc. today announced the release of its new Spirit of '76 application for the Apple iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. This exciting new app introduces the founding fathers to the digital age.
Bethel and Covington Schools along with Energy Optimizers, USA Implement Energy Conservation Projects
Thu, 16 Jun 2011, 10:58:02 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Superintendents at Bethel Local and Covington Exempted Village Schools announce that the districts will be implementing energy conservation projects to reduce energy usage and cost and to save taxpayer dollars. Energy Optimizers, USA has been working with both Miami County school districts to develop complete turn-key energy conservation solutions.
Mon, 13 Jun 2011, 21:32:28 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, which provides learning measurement software that improves the effectiveness and business impact of learning, today announced it has released the Spring 2011 version of its proprietary analytics software, Metrics that Matter.
Thu, 26 May 2011, 17:10:01 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Eaton Community Schools Superintendent Brad Neavin announces that the school district will establish a 'Green Team' of staff and students that will both develop and deliver the District's energy education program, sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA. Greg Smith, President of Energy Optimizers, and Mr. Neavin announced that Eaton High School students who participate in the Green Team can apply for one of several college scholarships.
Tue, 10 May 2011, 18:17:27 EDT
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected to implement its GENESIS and GENESEA SIS solutions for the Las Cruces Public Schools (LCPS). While the school district could have chosen to migrate to free software provided by the new owners of their existing eSIS system, a comprehensive study of all available options recommended the Edupoint purchase.
Fri, 29 Apr 2011, 09:59:19 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Georgia Humanities Council, in partnership with the PBS series American Experience, Morehouse College and 16 other Atlanta area organizations are pleased to announce that the forty 2011 Student Freedom Riders will join us for Freedom Riders - Atlanta.
Marinello Schools of Beauty Donates $25,000 to the American Red Cross for Disaster Relief Efforts in Japan
Thu, 14 Apr 2011, 17:20:20 EDT
WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading West Coast beauty school, is proud to present the American Red Cross with $25,000 to help rebuild Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. The funds are a result of a company wide Cut-A-Thon fundraiser, which took place March 29 - April 2.
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 22:01:28 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, was proud to be represented by Dr. Stacy Barnes at the 85th Annual Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) Conference last week in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Wed, 13 Apr 2011, 10:59:24 EDT
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Foundation today announced plans for the ninth-annual NCLB Golf Classic, benefiting St. Anthony School and Community Center. Dallas-area golfers are encouraged to join the tournament to help make a difference for this South Dallas charter school, which provides top-notch education for underprivileged students.
Mon, 11 Apr 2011, 23:55:44 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, April 16th, 2011, nearly 700 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Bay Area will convene at San Francisco State University to participate in The Ninth Annual World Affairs Challenge™, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with San Francisco State University's College of Education.
Fri, 01 Apr 2011, 19:46:35 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Songwriters, music publishers, and holders of intellectual property are invited to attend the California Copyright Conference presentation 'Music Rights from a Global Perspective' on the evening of Wednesday, April 13 in Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles).
Fri, 25 Mar 2011, 15:46:53 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, has received a $11.5 million investment from Dr. Finian Tan, the lead investor in China's number one search engine Baidu.
Tue, 15 Mar 2011, 19:41:57 EDT
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Julia Dean Photo Workshops (JDPW), the West Coast's largest non-degree based school of photography, will mark the opening of its new headquarters in the heart of Hollywood's Media District on March 26, 2011.
Wed, 09 Mar 2011, 20:15:25 EDT
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market and based in Irvine, California, has been selected to implement its GENESIS SIS solution suite for the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD).
Pathbuilders Welcomes Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard to 'Women of Influence' Panel
Thu, 03 Mar 2011, 18:31:32 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pathbuilders is pleased to introduce its distinguished panelists for the Continua® 'Women of Influence - Navigating Organizations with Few Female Leaders' program on Friday, March 11. The panel will include Major General Maria Britt, Commanding General of the Georgia Army National Guard; Kris Wooton, SVP, Finance at CNN Worldwide; and Sharon James Jordon, SVP, Operations & Systems at Chartis Aerospace Insurance Services, Inc.
Wed, 02 Mar 2011, 23:33:25 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Neotrope is honored to make The Bob Moog Foundation its fourth chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grant Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with The Bob Moog Foundation's mission to educate and inspire children and adults through the power and possibilities of electronic music and intersection of music, science and innovation.
Tue, 01 Mar 2011, 11:58:52 EDT
WAREHAM, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Omni Publishing Co. announces the release on March 1, 2011, of the DVD 'The Last Closet - Combating Homophobia in Schools.' The DVD features the presenter Dan Woog, a gay man, who is the varsity soccer coach at Staples High School in Westport, Connecticut.
Twin Cities Students Tackle 21st Century Challenges at Minnesota's Third Annual World Affairs Challenge
Thu, 24 Feb 2011, 00:35:25 EDT
ST. PAUL, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 5, 2011, nearly 600 middle and high school students, teachers, volunteers, parents, and community leaders from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota's Third Annual World Affairs Challenge, hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester College's Institute for Global Citizenship.
Ceceilyn Miller Institute Presents 2011 N.J. Anti-Bullying Conference for School Districts June 9 at Rutgers University
Wed, 23 Feb 2011, 12:59:02 EDT
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey's new Anti-Bullying Law is one of the strongest in the country. In an effort to help school districts meet the law's new challenges and responsibilities, the 2011 New Jersey Anti-Bullying Conference will bring together key state and national scholars and practitioners to present their expertise and knowledge about bullying prevention.
Wed, 16 Feb 2011, 21:42:53 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California PR firm, Neotrope, is honored to make World Savvy its third chosen recipient for 2011 of its semi-annual Non-Profit PR Grants Program. With this commitment, Neotrope aligns itself with World Savvy's mission to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, to prepare the next generation of leaders to learn, work and thrive as responsible global citizens in the 21st century.
Fri, 11 Feb 2011, 22:26:11 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Nea Community Learning Center teacher David Maduli is among a nationwide group of educators chosen by PBS NewsHour to participate in a live online discussion exploring recent political events in Egypt. The discussion will take place Tuesday, February 15 at 2 p.m. ET (11 a.m. PT).
Mon, 31 Jan 2011, 23:43:54 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Emerge Scholarships, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides academic scholarships to deserving women, welcomes the members of its 2011 Advisory Board. Emerge provides scholarships to women whose educations have been interrupted, who have overcome significant challenges and who give back to their communities.
Discounted Early Registration Open for Camp Jam - Summer 2011 Rock Music Camps in 17 Cities Nationwide
Mon, 31 Jan 2011, 19:38:10 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Jam, the nation's premier provider of rock music camps and educational rock 'n' roll music programs, is now accepting discounted early registrations for its Summer 2011 camp series. Students rehearse, record, and perform like rock stars during curriculum-based day camp and overnight camp programs.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011, 19:55:15 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Energy Optimizers, USA, located in Tipp City, Ohio, is assisting the Eaton Community School District, located in Eaton, Ohio, to GO GREEN and SAVE GREEN, Money. The school district is enhancing their school facility's HVAC systems, lighting systems, and implementing renewable energy projects, including solar thermal systems, to reduce their annual energy costs by more than $225,000 per year.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011, 12:59:16 EDT
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SecuGen and Lucky Technology are pleased to announce a technology and marketing partnership to bring physical access control to North American educational institutions. Lucky Technology's iGuard Access Control device is integrated with SecuGen's SDA03M fingerprint module and is the world's leading Internet connected, biometric device for school security.
Edupoint's New LessonVUE™ Curriculum Management System Selected by Arizona's Largest School District, Mesa Public Schools
Tue, 11 Jan 2011, 00:59:27 EDT
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint™ Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solutions provider to the national K-12 market, has been selected to implement its newest solution, LessonVUE™ curriculum management, at Mesa Public Schools (MPS). LessonVUE is designed to empower educators and administrators to drive classroom achievement through better management, alignment and analysis of curriculum while providing data to inform instructional decisions.
Fri, 07 Jan 2011, 22:19:17 EDT
BOYTON BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Toussaint L'Ouverture High School for Arts & Social Justice (TLHS) announced today that Major Joseph Bernadel, US Army (Ret.), and the Delray Beach Interfaith Clergy Association are pleased to invite you to remember with the Palm Beach County Haitian community the loss of lives and the great disaster caused by the Earthquake on January 12, 2010 in Haiti.
CalUniversity Holds Its First Graduation Ceremony Followed by National Entrepreneur's Day Conference
Thu, 16 Dec 2010, 11:59:23 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A perfect ending to a years' worth of hard work, CalUniversity celebrated the graduation of its inaugural class of students on November 19th, 2010. With the majority of students receiving their Doctorate degrees and others earning their Master's and Bachelor degrees, the class of 2010 is now prepared to enter, or in some cases continue to thrive in, today's work force.
Wed, 15 Dec 2010, 21:50:52 EDT
DECORAH, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Gingrich Foundation has presented its annual gift to the Newt L. and Callista L. Gingrich Scholarship Fund at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Since 2005, the endowment has provided annual scholarships for instrumental music majors studying piano, organ, and wind instruments.
Tue, 07 Dec 2010, 19:14:11 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sixth grade science students at the Alameda Community Learning Center will take on the roles of real-life environmental scientists this school year, thanks to a collaboration with Save the Bay and grant support from Bio-Rad. Using the Pasco SPARK system of dataloggers to enable remote collection of pH, salinity, and ORP data, learners will conduct a geochemical and microbiological survey of two native plant restoration areas in the SF Bay.
Fri, 03 Dec 2010, 00:29:13 EDT
IRVINE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading provider of student information systems (SIS) to the national K-12 education market, has launched a comprehensive mobile initiative designed to improve the access to student and classroom information for teachers, administrators, parents and students. The company's GENESIS product suite has been enhanced with mobile-friendly applications for the iPhone and iPad.
Thu, 18 Nov 2010, 17:30:08 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, is now offering its services globally in the hopes of making affordable degree attainment a reality for students everywhere.
Fri, 05 Nov 2010, 14:02:33 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Alameda Community Learning Center science facilitator Carlton Grizzle will bring cutting-edge learning experiences to students this year with the help of a new MakerBot 3D printer he was recently awarded by the manufacturer. Grizzle was one of 10 educators chosen from over 100 applicants to receive a MakerBot Cupcake CNC Deluxe Kit, a tool that will instantly make him one of the most innovative teachers in the world.
Wed, 13 Oct 2010, 15:42:38 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, today proudly congratulates Tamar Elkeles, Vice President of Qualcomm Learning and Development Center, who was named 2010 CLO of the Year by Chief Learning magazine at the Fall 2010 Chief Learning Symposium.
Tue, 12 Oct 2010, 17:41:14 EDT
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The mission to bring education to everyone across America took center stage last week at the Distance Education and Training Council workshop at the Brown Palace Hotel in Denver, Colorado. The public service announcement (PSA) entitled 'Think About It' was warmly received by over 100 schools in attendance. The 'Think About It' concept was developed by California Intercontinental University to bring awareness to the public.
Tue, 05 Oct 2010, 15:47:02 EDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to a recent survey taken by the Department of Education, enrollment in online educational programs is still showing a substantial increase and is having a dramatic effect on education in general. The Department of Education statistics say that in 2007 12.2 million students were enrolled in online programs with an expected increase of up to 18 million by 2012.
Marinello Schools of Beauty Scholarship Winner is Following Her Dream to Improve the Lives of Abused Women
Tue, 28 Sep 2010, 16:54:38 EDT
REDDING, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jessica Wylie, 18, the first-place winner of the second annual Marinello Raw Talent High School Scholarship contest, wants to use her $10,000 scholarship to help abused women feel 'loved, important and beautiful.' Her remarkable story has since been published in Redding's own Record Searchlight.
Tue, 21 Sep 2010, 15:00:44 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Nea Community Learning Center earned an API score of 839 following its first year in operation, making it among the top achieving schools in the Alameda Unified School District. Nea, which opened its doors in 2009 to offer innovative, community-based learning in a diverse environment, serves 346 learners in grades K-10.
Crown Tutoring Deeply Discounts Tutoring Services for K-12, College, and Test Preparation to Help Parents Hurt by the Economy
Wed, 08 Sep 2010, 07:58:09 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a continued effort to create lifelong learners and make high quality tutoring services available to students throughout the United States, Crown Tutoring, a leading national provider of in home tutoring and test preparation services, is now offering significantly discounted rate plans.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010, 06:57:48 EDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP LLC offers information regarding academic counseling and career assessment services through PETAP.org. These services will assist students in planning their career, choosing a school or college, and preparing for their postsecondary education. Information regarding these planning services is available as well as academic and career information.
Thu, 19 Aug 2010, 13:25:07 EDT
TIPP CITY, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Tipp City Exempted Village School district wanted to reduce its energy expenses and engaged Greg Smith, President of Energy Optimizers, USA to do just that. According to a report released this week, the public / private partnership has provided the district with $11,483.53 in energy savings during the first 5 months of this year on electric and gas utilization.
Tue, 03 Aug 2010, 14:17:37 EDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP LLC offers certificate and degree training information for a variety of career fields, through the online schools and colleges directory. The online directory provides information regarding distance learning options, degrees, certificates, and other educational resources.
Fri, 30 Jul 2010, 16:17:05 EDT
NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The research article 'Privatizing Enlightenment in the Re-Emergence of Religion' and studies exploring similarities between writings of Eckhart Tolle (2005) and Belzebuub (2001, 2002) reveal new insights about contemporary spirituality. Author, Dr. Gabrielle Wood will release the research online starting today July 30.
Wed, 28 Jul 2010, 18:01:55 EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New England School of Alternative Horticultural Studies, a New England-based medical marijuana training center, today announced the September 2010 launch of its Basic Medical Marijuana training class in Warwick, Rhode Island, the first professional medical marijuana training class in the north-eastern United States.
Thu, 22 Jul 2010, 11:55:44 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest provider of learning and talent measurement solutions, has announced it has released a brand new whitepaper focusing on informal learning measurement. The research conducted by KnowledgeAdvisors was based upon substantial data collected across diverse industries in an effort to gain a comprehensive representation of the present condition of informal learning.
Tue, 13 Jul 2010, 08:59:35 EDT
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California Intercontinental University (CalUniversity) CEO and Co-Chairman Dr. Shaan Kumar celebrated World Safety and Harmony Month by honoring Dr. Khalil BineBine with its 2010 Quality Service Excellence Award.
Thu, 01 Jul 2010, 06:57:23 EDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP LLC introduces its directory of traditional schools and colleges. Provided in the directory is a list of the top North American campus based colleges and universities available to students. Information regarding available certificate and degree programs including overviews about specific career fields are available as well.
Mon, 28 Jun 2010, 18:02:53 EDT
NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A research study addresses concerns about similarities between Eckhart Tolle's 'A New Earth' (2005) and Belzebuub's 'Searching Within' (2001) and 'The Journey to Enlightenment' (2002). Dr. Gabrielle Wood, who initiated the study, has published the results online today.
Mon, 21 Jun 2010, 19:41:01 EDT
PARK CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This summer, Park City residents are sure to reminisce about the year they hosted the Olympics as Olympic medalist figure skater, Peter Carruthers, takes to the ice to coach people of all ages at the Park City Ice Arena.
Mon, 21 Jun 2010, 14:38:39 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) recently announced the addition of a new STEM Through Engineering program as part of its mission to deliver technology-rich, cutting-edge curriculum that offers real world learning applications. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is a research-based approach to 21st century education.
Tue, 01 Jun 2010, 13:29:58 EDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP, LLC presents its distance learning and online schools directory for higher education. The online schools and colleges directory provides students with information about where and how to obtain certificates, diplomas, degrees, and other educational resources.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Approves California InterContinental University as Recognized University for Online Education
Tue, 25 May 2010, 16:14:02 EDT
DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a provider of distance education through online degrees, announced this week that the Veteran's Administration now recognizes this educational institution as a provider of higher education for active military personnel and veterans.
Fri, 21 May 2010, 19:25:38 EDT
WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, recently had three of its brightest stars place in the 4th annual Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition. Marinello was the only beauty school with three students ranked in the top ten. The Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition is the largest cosmetology student competition in the world.
Wed, 12 May 2010, 19:54:59 EDT
WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, supports the Gulf coast clean up efforts by donating hair clippings to be made into hair booms and mats by the Matter of Trust charity. The public is invited to participate and enjoy $2 hair cuts from May 13th through May 20th in support of this cause. Clippings from hair cuts at all Marinello locations will be contributed.
Tue, 11 May 2010, 19:37:46 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the Gulf oil spill inched closer to land last week, hundreds of fishermen, tourists, and local officials sent text messages, tweets, and cell phone videos to share their experience with the world. Many of these were monitored by tracking sites, which in turn were watched by high school students on their home computers and smart phones; many of whom were part of the World Mind Network.
Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 18:26:34 EDT
MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carden Academy of Mission Viejo announced today that more than $40,000 was raised at its Third Annual Dinner Dance, 'A Night of Chance,' held at the Coto de Caza Country Club on Saturday, April 17, 2010. The event was organized by the academy's Parents Association to raise funds that will enhance the school programs at Carden Academy.
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 16:47:12 EDT
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PETAP LLC presents PETAP.org, an organization that focuses on providing tuition assistance and higher education resources for students. With a national community focus PETAP partners with academic and corporate lending institutions. The objective of PETAP is to include financial and academic resources partnerships at national and local community levels to support and promote higher education.
Mon, 19 Apr 2010, 07:58:33 EDT
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the availability of two mobile solutions for its StudyMate Class application, enabling students to access interactive study materials from their online courses. Collectively, the mobile offerings for StudyMate Class support the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Palm Pre, iPod touch, and iPad devices.
Mon, 29 Mar 2010, 13:05:36 EDT
ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Students at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) took home top prizes in several categories at the Chevron 57th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair this past week. Among the 13 ACLC students to bring home awards were sophomore Dylan Moore, who placed fist in the Engineering and Computer Applications category with his project Creating and Modifying a Fuel Cell System for Clean Energy.
Fri, 19 Mar 2010, 13:01:03 EDT
WARWICK, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EduTyping, a new and innovative keyboarding software for schools, is rewriting the rules for students and teachers' keyboarding classrooms. B.E. Publishing's EduTyping requires no textbooks or paper; it's strictly online technology that provides students with the flexibility of doing assignments at school or home by simply logging in with a user name and password.
Tue, 16 Mar 2010, 13:32:15 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Seventy-two women graduated on March 2 from Pathbuilders' 2009-10 Percepta class. Percepta is a six-month program that prepares women for leadership positions in their companies by providing group mentoring and educational seminars combined with program-wide network building. Junior-executive high-potential women were paired with executive-level mentors who helped guide their development and position them to have greater impact on their companies. The graduation took place Atlanta.
Tue, 09 Mar 2010, 06:59:23 EDT
BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intern Bridge, the nation's leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.
ArtsRanch, Founded By Broadway Performer Jacob Brent, Announces Summer Performing Arts Camp in July 2010
Thu, 04 Mar 2010, 06:59:13 EDT
SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArtsRanch, Performing Arts Training Center in Northern California has announced a three-week summer camp in July 2010 at the Coloma Resort. Founded in 2009 by Jacob Brent, (Mr. Mistoffelees in CATS - Broadway, London and film), who also serves as Artistic Director, ArtsRanch features Broadway performers as guest teaching artists, all of whom are dedicated to training and nurturing young talent and developing the performing artists of the future.
Tue, 23 Feb 2010, 16:02:07 EDT
MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Almost anyone can learn practically anything faster and easier using the Sdoia-Satz Method, a new system of teaching and learning, says Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, Executive Director of Sdoia-Satz Institute in Miami. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz and Barry Satz have written a book called 'Practicing Sucks, But It Doesn't Have To!' (ISBN: 978-1607090076, hardcover; Rowman and Littlefield, 2009) which defines and explains the Sdoia-Satz Method.
Tue, 23 Feb 2010, 12:57:22 EDT
LEXINGTON, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As National Teach Ag Day on February 25 nears, communities across the nation are asked to consider the teachers that will be needed to prepare students for the increasing number and complexity of agriculture-related jobs expected to be available in the United States. 'Perhaps most importantly - we will need qualified teachers to prepare students for these increasingly sophisticated professions,' said Jay Jackman, Ph.D., executive director of the National Association of Agricultural Educators.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010, 12:23:50 EDT
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Toussaint L'Ouverture High School for Arts and Social Justice (TLHS) is pleased to announce that its Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Major Joseph M. Bernadel, US Army (Ret.), is invited by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations in New York to attend a special event titled 'Engaging Philanthropy to Promote Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment.'
Thu, 18 Feb 2010, 16:08:35 EDT
OAKLAND, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Inward Journeys Consulting, an educational consulting company founded by Dr. Chris Harrison and NNeka Harrison, Ed.D. (ABD) is hosting an educational symposium titled Educating African-Americans for the 21st Century: 'A Call to Action.' This symposium will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Mills College (in Lisser Hall) in Oakland, Calif.
Biometric Signature ID Announces CEO Jeff Maynard to Speak on Student ID Verification Pilot Completed with University of Maryland University College
Tue, 16 Feb 2010, 15:57:49 EDT
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Biometric Signature ID (BSI) announces that its CEO, Jeff Maynard, will be a featured speaker at the 2010 eLearning conference in Ft. Worth Texas. Mr. Maynard is scheduled to speak on Monday February 22, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. on 'Biometric Signatures for Student ID Identity Authentication and Results of pilot with University of Maryland University College.'
Fri, 05 Feb 2010, 16:01:33 EDT
FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Backbone Security's Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC) is pleased to announce their popular Certified Steganography Examiner (CSE) course is now available online. This two-day advanced digital forensics course raises awareness of the threat from use of digital steganography to conceal evidence of criminal activity or use by insiders to steal sensitive information.
Fri, 29 Jan 2010, 13:14:26 EDT
LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It is no secret that our country is in the worst economic crisis in recent history. There are many challenges being faced within our local communities. Families are surviving on tighter budgets, companies are streamlining and downsizing and governments are looking at how to balance their budgets and decrease spending. According to the Long Island Presidents' Council, in a few months, school districts will be planning their own budgets and looking for community support.
Thu, 07 Jan 2010, 17:07:50 EDT
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Institute for the Future of Education, a new online discussion group initiated by students and educators around the globe, is asking how tradition-bound schools can evolve to meet the changing needs of the new Millennium. The forum addresses questions like: Why do schools still place so much emphasis on the memorization of reams of facts, when the Web makes much of this unnecessary?
Mon, 07 Dec 2009, 18:12:14 EDT
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading scholars concerned about today's men and boys will convene here April 7, 2010 to plan for a new academic discipline focusing on male studies at the university level. The event sponsored by The On Step Institute will be held at Wagner College and hosted by Professor Miles Groth, Ph.D. It will lay out the groundwork for the First International Conference on Male Studies scheduled for October 2010 and the launch of the Male Studies Journal.
Mon, 23 Nov 2009, 12:55:04 EDT
AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Canine handlers have a challenging job and training is of great importance. That's why the Paws of Life Foundation and Iowa State University Extension for Continuing Education and Professional Development, together, are offering online training - the Working K9 Handler Academy where search and rescue dog handlers take classes.
University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award
Wed, 14 Oct 2009, 18:15:28 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University - Oxford in 2000.
Fri, 25 Sep 2009, 05:59:00 EDT
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Learning magazine has selected the DynaNotes SmartClings - Graphs instructional kit as a winner of the Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers' Choice Awards for the Classroom. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Award Coordinator, the teacher-judges from across the United States evaluated hundreds of products on 'quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation' to identify 'the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.'
The Henry Armstrong Foundation Honors Boxing Legend through Athletic and Medical Scholarship Program
Wed, 16 Sep 2009, 07:00:34 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five high school recipients who plan to pursue higher education in medicine or athletics. Each student was awarded $1,000 to aid in the cost of the initial application, tuition and book fees.
Mon, 24 Aug 2009, 19:01:50 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy's premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.
Wed, 19 Aug 2009, 07:58:38 EDT
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Utah Education Network (UEN) has selected Respondus LockDown Browser to reduce common methods of cheating and copying during online assessments. The UEN consortium, which includes the 10 public universities from the Utah System of Higher Education, uses the Blackboard Vista course management system to deliver its online assessments.
Mon, 03 Aug 2009, 17:53:27 EDT
LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California Workshops during the month of September. This course is designed for industries that must assure compliance with California's hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on September 14-15; Los Angeles on September 17-18; Bakersfield on September 21-22; and Oakland on September 24-25, 2009.
Tue, 14 Jul 2009, 07:59:58 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Houston Guitar Lessons has released a new streaming video lesson series for beginning and intermediate guitarists, available by monthly subscription. There are over 270 separate practice videos in the lesson series. Greg Varhaug, a professional guitar teacher and the creator of the series, says that the amount of time it takes to master beginner's guitar is not a matter of weeks or months, but hours. Most people can complete the program with less than 25 hours of actual practice time.
Mon, 29 Jun 2009, 07:00:18 EDT
MESA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the unemployment rate climbs to over 9 percent (according to Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Employment Situation: May 2009), many financially strained families may feel pressure to send their young children to preschool. Authors Renee and Mike Mosiman help those parents who choose not to send their young children to school in their new book, 'The Smarter Preschooler: Unlocking Your Child's Intellectual Potential' (ISBN: 978-0-9816426-5-9).
Thu, 07 May 2009, 12:22:30 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill., May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoCAFE, The Society of Certified Adjunct Faculty Educators, has announced two major enhancements to its web-based certification program for adjunct instructors in higher education. These include expansion of membership eligibility and addition of a Director of Faculty Resources. Both are in response to a growing need for very high quality adjunct faculty in a shrinking educational marketplace.
U.S. Independent Colleges and Universities Make History, Support Development with Custom Publishing: Oxford College Celebrates Campus Architecture
Wed, 06 May 2009, 14:42:06 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., May 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Oxford College wanted to draw appreciation to its distinctive 56-acre campus, and nearby town of Oxford's architecture and gardens, it decided to showcase its distinctive surroundings by developing an architectural history book through specialty custom publisher Bookhouse Group. Scheduled for release in late 2009, the museum quality book combines professionally researched and compelling prose with both archival and current photography.
Over 250 Twin Cities Residents Will Participate in Innovative Academic Event Focused on Responsible Global Citizenship
Fri, 17 Apr 2009, 13:26:28 EDT
SAINT PAUL, Minn., April 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, April 25, 2009, over 250 middle and high school students, volunteer judges, educational leaders and community guests from around the Twin Cities will convene at Macalester College in St. Paul to participate in Minnesota's First Annual World Affairs Challenge(TM), hosted by global education non-profit World Savvy in partnership with Macalester College's Institute for Global Citizenship.
Tue, 31 Mar 2009, 17:20:16 EDT
OAKLAND, Calif., March 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oakland Military Institute (OMI), a free college prep charter school, announces several members of its senior class have received college acceptances. The school provides a structured and rigorous academic college preparatory program for Bay Area boys and girls in grades six through twelve. Seventy-five percent of OMI's graduating class attends four-year colleges and universities.
Wed, 18 Mar 2009, 19:15:26 EDT
WOBURN, Mass., March 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics this week announced 30 years of success in the skin care industry. And, to celebrate their success, many exciting activities and events are planned over the next few months. The anniversary of the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics also coincides with the thirtieth anniversary of the state of Massachusetts licensing for esthetics; this makes the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics a pioneer in the industry.
Mon, 16 Mar 2009, 14:09:47 EDT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Solving Light Books announced today that Don McLeroy, controversial Chair of the Texas State Board of Education, has recommended 'Sowing Atheism' (ISBN: 978-0-9705438-5-1) by Robert Bowie Johnson, Jr., to other board members and to the general public. McLeroy's timely recommendation could influence the board's final decision on the science curriculum scheduled for March 27. The Texas decision will determine what is printed in science textbooks nationwide.
Largest Academic Event for San Francisco Students Prepares Middle and High School Participants for Responsible Global Citizenship
Thu, 26 Feb 2009, 20:35:49 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On Saturday, March 14, 2009, over 500 middle and high school students from Northern California schools will convene at San Francisco State University to compete in the largest annual academic event for San Francisco area students. Over 1,000 middle and high school students, volunteer judges, educational leaders, and community guests are expected to take part in the seventh annual World Affairs Challenge(TM) hosted by San Francisco-based global education non-profit World Savvy.
Wed, 07 Jan 2009, 07:14:25 EDT
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the release of StudyMate Class Server, a web-based collaboration tool that lets students and instructors create interactive study materials from within online courses. StudyMate Class Server creates a social learning environment that is both fun and effective. Simple templates are used to enter course content, such as glossary terms, facts from lecture, or multiple choice questions.
Mon, 29 Dec 2008, 12:59:53 EDT
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Textbook price comparison site CheapBooks.com has created a competitive bidding marketplace for repurchasing textbooks from students, extending its cash for textbook options. Students may receive bids from up to 20 retailers who will immediately buy their textbooks back, and even pay for shipping.
Wed, 17 Dec 2008, 17:55:00 EDT
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The University of Richmond is bringing Spider sports back on campus. With Richmond City Council approval and the architecture designs complete, First Market Stadium will break ground spring 2009. The project will be a dream come true for the faculty and students of Richmond. Southern Bleacher Company of Graham, Texas was chosen by the general contractor, Hourigan Construction, along with the architectural firms BCWH and McMillian Smith & Partners to make the project a successful one.
Wed, 17 Dec 2008, 15:02:26 EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps, who has been commended for being a role model to young people, heads the list of the 'Ten Best-Mannered People of 2008,' as named by the National League of Junior Cotillions, an etiquette and social training program that involves thousands of young people in the United States.
Mon, 15 Dec 2008, 11:01:28 EDT
LITTLETON, Colo., Dec. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Many people are worried about skyrocketing college costs. As a result, parents of high school seniors often suggest that grandparents make donations to junior's college fund in lieu of holiday gifts. Reduce My College Costs, LLC warns that this is not a wise solution. While many older generations want to help the younger set with the financial burden of education, their generosity may devastate their family's finances.
Wed, 12 Nov 2008, 11:09:37 EDT
CINCINATTI, Ohio, Nov. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Preschool children can now enjoy the past and present while preparing for the future. The Gardner School (TGS), an academically-focused preschool that serves children ages six weeks through pre-K, has recently expanded their award-winning preschool into the Cincinnati market. Their new location is in Blue Ash, Ohio at 9920 Carver Road.
Fri, 07 Nov 2008, 12:56:06 EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After using its health and safety alerting system for nine months, Roseville Area Schools, a Minnesota school district comprising more than 6,400 students, has declared Leader Alert to be a key communication tool for connecting with parents, says Leader Technologies Chairman Mike McKibben.
Fri, 24 Oct 2008, 16:36:09 EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leader Technologies announced today that Central State University is adopting its health and safety alerting product, Leader Alert, for use at its Wilberforce and Dayton, Ohio campuses of more than 2,200 students. According to CSU president John W. Garland: 'This decision underlines our commitment to our students' safety in emergency situations.'
Mon, 20 Oct 2008, 12:39:19 EDT
NEW CITY, N.Y., Oct. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A newly published book, 'Yoga in the Classroom' (ISBN: 978-0-9817955-0-8), authored by Gail Bentley Walsh, CEO of Yoga Mountain, Inc. is a step-by-step manual for school teachers, K-12. Yoga practice helps to improve mental and physical well being on many levels. This new book, Yoga in the Classroom, is designed to help students focus, relax and prepare for exams. Yoga creates a calm environment for learning and is a natural step in working to improve test scores.
Mon, 08 Sep 2008, 21:14:34 EDT
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The old adage, 'It takes a village,' is true on many fronts, especially in secondary education. A strong community base is the key to strong schools; Alumni Connection works to strengthen relationships between the two. Alumni Connection has developed new technology which delivers financial support to high schools so they can fill gaps as states continue to cut educational budgets.
Tue, 02 Sep 2008, 13:59:06 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Georgia's supply of healthcare workers is in a critical condition according to an article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution. There are severe shortages in nursing, in the number of physicians per capita, psychologist, social workers, and other health related fields. Georgia now ranks 9th in total populations and still lags behind its sisters states with the number of healthcare professionals. Georgia Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a student-lead organization promoting interest in healthcare occupations among high school and college students.
Fri, 15 Aug 2008, 10:11:42 EDT
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Explorer's Guide Maritime Training announces a new course offering in the Milwaukee area - U.S. Coast Guard-approved Captain's Course. The course is designed to train people in a career area that is growing in a time of economic uncertainty.
Wed, 06 Aug 2008, 10:52:29 EDT
CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SoCAFE, The Society of Certified Adjunct Faculty Educators, has announced the launch of its web-based certification program for adjunct instructors in higher education in response to the national trend of this group teaching almost half of all college and university courses. In support of the increasingly important role adjunct faculty play in higher education, SoCAFE's certification process provides a demanding and well-researched standard for adjunct faculty performance.
Tue, 29 Jul 2008, 11:12:49 EDT
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Podclass, Inc. announces Podclass Web Services (PWS), an application programming interface to enable online courses to be accessed from within Facebook(R) and other social networking sites. PWS enables users of learning management systems to access and manage course content, and to collaborate and interact with classmates from within Facebook.
Wed, 23 Jul 2008, 20:22:06 EDT
KIRKLAND, Wash., July 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- According to LTC Financial Partners, millions of American couples may be in for sticker shock when their kids reach college age. It's not just the rising annual cost of college, $23,712 for 2007-08, up 6.2 percent from last year, for a private four-year institution, according to the College Board. It's also the escalating cost of long term care for their parents, their other set of potential dependents.
Mon, 14 Jul 2008, 12:12:32 EDT
BATAVIA, Ohio, July 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Ever thought about flying your own airplane?' asks Sporty's Pilot Shop. When you walk by the cockpit when you're boarding an airline flight, do you ever look inside the cockpit and wonder what all those buttons, screens and controls do? Some people look at pilots walking through airports and feel that they are a cut above everyone else.
Leader Alert(R) Chosen by Mansfield City Schools for Health and Safety Alerting in Emergency, New System Can Alert All Parents, Staff in Minutes
Mon, 30 Jun 2008, 18:00:03 EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lloyd D. Martin, superintendent of Mansfield City Schools, announced today that the school district has chosen Leader(R) Alert, a health and safety alerting product, for use in its school district of 4700 students.
Wed, 18 Jun 2008, 18:18:39 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Marinello Schools of Beauty is pleased to announce the opening of the new Spa Academy on North Fairfax Avenue in Los Angeles. The Academy is an extended campus of Marinello's campus location on Wilshire Boulevard. Join us at our grand opening ribbon cutting on Wednesday, June 25th at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008, 09:38:27 EDT
VENTURA, Calif., June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Coastal Marine Biolabs announces a call for applications and community sponsorships for its integrative biosciences program summer session. The session runs from July 25 through August 3; the enrollment deadline is July 10.
Fri, 09 May 2008, 14:45:12 EDT
SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sister Schools, a Seattle based non-profit that partners schools in Washington State with Schools in Uganda, East Africa, will host a group of nine Ugandan students on the 2008 Suubi Tour of the Seattle area. The tour will run from Thursday, May 8 through Tuesday, June 10.
Fri, 02 May 2008, 11:20:54 EDT
COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Ohio School Boards Association announced today its endorsement of Leader Alert, a health and safety alerting product, for the more than 700 Ohio public school districts that comprise its membership. Leader Alert, the creation of Leader Technologies of Columbus, Ohio, makes it possible for a school to quickly and simultaneously alert thousands of parents and staff by telephone, texting, and email in case of emergencies ranging from lurking predators to snow days.
Thu, 03 Apr 2008, 09:35:04 EDT
COSTA MESA, Calif., April 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today was a perfect Southern California day for students at Prince of Peace Christian School: warm, sunny, with a 100% chance of learning. Students from pre-school to sixth grade observed and tended their seedling crop. The young plants are three to four inches high and ready to be harvested and transplanted to a field where food is farmed specifically for the benefit of local families in need.
Tue, 18 Mar 2008, 15:10:55 EDT
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kidsville News! is a publication that promotes literacy and learning for elementary school children. And, literacy rocks! Just ask the million-plus young readers of Kidsville News! ... Ask their parents, who've been thrilled to discover that this children's newspaper makes kids eager to read and learn.
Tue, 26 Feb 2008, 02:02:15 EDT
WESTWOOD, N.J., Feb. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Imagine Tomorrow, a leading provider of computer classes developmentally designed for young learners, announced today that the company has attained a 33 percent share of the computer-based early childhood education market.
Fri, 22 Feb 2008, 09:07:34 EDT
HEATHSVILLE, Va. - Feb. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Safe Return! Wilderness Emergency Care & Survival Training Center, an independent American Safety and Health Institute authorized training center, is offering schools, groups, and organizations with outdoor and public safety interests free medical emergency care seminars as an outreach and public information service.
Griffith Photography Education Services to Launch Photography Training Classes in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Wed, 02 Jan 2008, 13:40:30 EDT
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. - Jan. 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Griffith Photography Educational Services (GPES), a division of Griffith Photography, will launch a series of photography classes in January 2008 designed for beginning through advanced photography enthusiasts. Training classes will allow digital camera owners to have a more enjoyable photography experience by increasing their knowledge and understanding photography. Camera controls are also explained during the training process.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools Becomes the First in Maryland to Implement Caselite Software District-Wide
Tue, 13 Nov 2007, 07:31:02 EDT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Nov. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based Speech-Language Pathologists and analytical reporting for District Administrators; Located near the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., Anne Arundel County is home to the state capitol, Annapolis. In addition to providing every child with a challenging and rewarding educational experience, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is among the 50 largest school systems in the country.
Wed, 07 Nov 2007, 07:58:01 EDT
PORT HUENEME, Calif. and PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Nov. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Tutorz' vertical search engine and Crown Tutoring in-home tutoring services partner to 'feed the tutoring needs' of students nationwide. Crown Tutoring will provide discount in home tutoring services using referrals from Tutorz' unique search engine technology.
Mon, 29 Oct 2007, 20:04:35 EDT
MANHATTAN, N.Y. - Oct. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brooklyn families have an exciting new enrichment option for their children this season as the New York Kids Club announces plans to open a fifth center in Brooklyn Heights. The 10,000 square foot Brooklyn location will host a 2's and 3's Club drop off program and classes for children 6 months - 18 years old in gymnastics, art, ballet, martial arts, cheerleading, ultimate fitness, as well as, open play, camp programs and one of a kind birthday parties.
Mon, 17 Sep 2007, 17:07:00 EDT
JAMAICA, N.Y. - Sept. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) will host their Fall Open House, at 161-04 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY, where families can sample for free its culturally and educationally enriching workshops offered year-round. On Saturday, September 22, 2007 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., guests of all ages are invited to take advantage of free dance, music, theater and art workshops, speak to instructors and find out more about JCAL programs.
Tue, 21 Aug 2007, 18:32:00 EDT
MIAMI, Fla., (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ms. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, well-known educator, author, pianist, composer, clinician, lecturer and Owner/Executive Director of the prestigious music school, Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School) in Miami, Florida has, this week, announced the opening of a new division of the school: DIMECC, the Division of Music Education Consultants and Clinicians.
Successful Pilot Leads to District-Wide Implementation of Caselite Software in Muskegon County's North Service Unit
Tue, 14 Aug 2007, 20:00:00 EDT
MUSKEGON, Mich. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Aug. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based speech-language pathologists and analytical reporting for district administrators working in the schools; Muskegon County's North Service Unit is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and offers state-of-the-art technology combined with a comprehensive and challenging curriculum.
Mon, 13 Aug 2007, 16:44:00 EDT
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - Aug. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mundus Institute of Honaunau, Hawaii, and China National Tourism Administration have agreed to launch a joint venture to utilize Mundus educational software, textbooks, and curricula in colleges, universities, and training centers throughout China. The cooperation agreement will be formally signed at a public ceremony to be held in Beijing, China on November 7.
Wed, 13 Jun 2007, 20:30:00 EDT
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California Student Aid Commission offers a platter of state-sponsored loan assumption programs to pay education loans for those seeking professional training and employment in specific areas of need in California. By providing education loan relief, the state through the California Student Aid Commission encourages individuals to seek careers as teachers, nursing faculty, and nurses in state facilities.
Fri, 11 May 2007, 19:00:00 EDT
SILVER SPRING, Md. - May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leaders in the Space Community will gather at the Federation of Galaxy Explorers annual Galaxy Ball at the Westin Hotel, 1400 'M' Street, N.W. Washington DC on Saturday, June 2, 2007, from 6:30pm until 11:00 pm. This year Galaxy Explorers will present awards to recognize space community leaders and the many devoted volunteers who have made Galaxy Explorers' educational programs a success.
Mon, 07 May 2007, 19:00:00 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - May 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's that time of year again! The time where almost every high school student in New York is stressing about Regents Exams. Administered statewide, Regents Exams assess student aptitude on a variety of subjects, and passing is a requirement for students to receive a Regents diploma.
Thu, 03 May 2007, 18:00:00 EDT
ATLANTA, Ga. - May 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Evening at Emory, a program of Emory University's Center for Lifelong Learning, is providing a unique opportunity for people to have a behind-the-scenes peek at the 'Gardener's Diary' - a daily program appearing on Home and Garden Television (HGTV); the first class will be held on May 15 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. and is entitled "Outstanding Ornamentals for Your Georgia Garden."
Wed, 02 May 2007, 21:00:00 EDT
PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. - May 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent study of Human Resource Managers by BOOSTKIDS has shown that 70-percent of an individual's career success is a direct result of his or her 'People Skills' versus only 30-percent of a person's career success is attributable to their technical knowledge of the job.
Celebrant Graduates from All Walks of Life to Officiate at Ceremonies for People to 'Live the Art of Life'
Mon, 30 Apr 2007, 05:33:00 EDT
MONTCLAIR, N.J. - Apr. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Under a band of multi-colored ribbons and accompanied by live yodeling, fifty graduates received certificates and joined the growing ranks of Celebrants during ceremonies Sunday at the Madison Hotel in Morristown, N.J., it was announced by Celebrant USA Foundation & Institute.
Mon, 26 Mar 2007, 10:00:00 EDT
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus Inc., a leading provider of assessment tools for learning management systems in higher education, and Desire2Learn Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical enterprise eLearning solutions today announced the integration of Respondus LockDown Browser with the Desire2Learn Learning Environment to offer increased security for online testing.
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 14:00:00 EDT
MIAMI, Fla. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), the prestigious, private music school in Miami with a reputation for outstanding musical excellence, is celebrating its 50th anniversary and is offering a $100 discount on its $250 two hour comprehensive- aptitude test, available only until March 15, 2007.
Wed, 10 Jan 2007, 15:58:00 EDT
WARWICK, R.I. - Jan. 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Business Education Publishing announces the release of a new, interactive and fun board game - Keyboarding Trivia - designed to take students temporarily away from the keyboard while reinforcing letter-key memory.
Thu, 14 Dec 2006, 20:48:00 EDT
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A survey conducted by CheapBooks(TM) to find out how people learned of their business shows that the best form of advertising is word-of-mouth; 37 percent of respondents selected word-of-mouth advertising as how they heard about CheapBooks.
Colligo Announces Interactive Workbooks, Tests and Lesson Plans for Students with Learning Disabilities
Wed, 18 Oct 2006, 16:35:00 EDT
SPOKANE, Wash. - Oct. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At all levels of education, students with learning disabilities are not only affected by the consequences of high-stakes testing, but also daily work book and lesson plan preparation.
Wed, 11 Oct 2006, 22:43:00 EDT
MONROVIA, Calif. - Oct. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The California State Department of Education recently approved The Learning Adventure to provide Supplemental Education Services to students who fall under the protection of the recent Title I and No Child Left Behind legislation. This means that students struggling in California schools are able to access the quality literacy program offered by The Learning Adventure at no cost to parents.
5th Largest School District in America Chooses Caselite Software's Therapy-Scheduling and Analysis Program for Speech-Language Pathologists and Administrators
Wed, 06 Sep 2006, 15:07:00 EDT
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Sept. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a time when several states are facing critical shortages of school-based SLPs, progressive districts like Clark County are finding creative ways to attract and retain their talent. With over 300,000 students in more than 300 schools, Clark County School District (CCSD) in Las Vegas, NV, is the 5th largest and fastest growing school district in the country. Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for school-based Speech-Language Pathologists and analytical reporting for their District Administrators.
Mon, 26 Jun 2006, 17:49:00 EDT
IRVING, TX - June 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time in the history of the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association (NBFAA) Youth Scholarship Award program, two students have tied for first place. Jordan Biltoft, Spokane, Wash. and Ryan Patton, Yorba Linda, Calif. were this year's winners and will receive $5,000 each
Fri, 23 Jun 2006, 18:45:00 EDT
HOCKESSIN, DE - June 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When Hare E Whodini performs his magic show, The Magic of Reading, at elementary schools, the reading levels of most students increase. Hare E, dressed as a rabbit and played by Bob Corson of Hockessin, DE and Magic Just 4 U, uses motivational strategies to increase reading levels and reading comprehension of children who attend the show.
Sumter School District 17 Chooses Two-Year Subscription of Caselite Software's Therapy-Scheduling Program for Speech-Language Pathologists
Fri, 16 Jun 2006, 18:42:00 EDT
SUMTER, SC and CHARLOTTE, NC - June 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Caselite Software specializes in online therapy scheduling for Speech-Language Pathologists working in the schools; Sumter School District 17 in South Carolina is located near the geographic center of the state and is nationally known for excellence since receiving many prestigious recognitions including three National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence Awards. The district enrolls more than 9,000 students in grades preschool through 12 and employs over 1,500 staff members.
Thu, 27 Apr 2006, 15:32:00 EDT
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus received the highest customer satisfaction score among 44 higher education e-learning vendors that were included in a report by The Alliance for Higher Education Competitiveness (A-HEC). The report is based on survey responses from leaders of Internet-supported learning initiatives in higher education.
Tue, 18 Apr 2006, 23:42:00 EDT
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announces the release of Respondus LockDown Browser, a custom browser that creates a secure testing environment within the WebCT and Blackboard e-learning platforms. When students use Respondus LockDown Browser they are unable to print, copy, go to another URL, or access other applications. When an assessment is started, students are locked into it until they submit it for grading.
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 17:07:00 EDT
LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DynaStudy, Inc. was recently awarded certification as a Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission (TBPC). The TBPC develops rules and administers the certification and compliance functions for the State of Texas minority and woman-owned business program.
Thu, 23 Mar 2006, 14:57:00 EDT
ORLANDO, FL - Mar. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A college-readiness seminar and program at Walt Disney World(R) Resort, Brendon Burchard's College Success Bootcamp, guarantees that attendees will go on to become college graduates within six years or less - or their money back.
Tue, 07 Mar 2006, 10:28:00 EDT
BELLINGHAM, WA - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Recently the Federal Government passed amendments to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, requiring that information be made available for people with disabilities, reports AccessCrafters. Although compliance is seen as a burden, the adherence does have cost savings, benefits and solutions for the entire population.
Wed, 01 Feb 2006, 13:12:00 EDT
TYLER, TX - Feb. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PC Kidz, a Texas based children's computer education company, unveils a new 40-Week Curriculum aimed at establishing computer literacy and technology skills in preschool and elementary students, while adhering to the same fall and spring schedules accepted by local school districts.
Tue, 17 Jan 2006, 14:21:00 EDT
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - Jan. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Stephanie Burns, researcher, author, and motivational speaker today announced her online educational program The Labyrinth designed to help people set, achieve, and maintain their goals in 2006 and beyond.
Tue, 08 Nov 2005, 20:15:00 EDT
MIAMI, FL - Nov. 8 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sdoia-Satz Music Institute (The Husky Gang School), is offering an exciting NEW program: OnLine Interactive Music Instruction for students with high-speed Internet connections. At present, only piano instruction is available online. In the near future, the school will add other instruments and voice to this program, Using the same fine instructors for which the school is famous, students in the online program are now able to SEE and HEAR their teachers and vice versa.
Wed, 19 Oct 2005, 11:46:00 EDT
REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Respondus, Inc. announced today that brandon-hall.com has presented the company with a Gold Excellence in E-Learning Award for Innovative Technology. The award recognizes StudyMate(R), an authoring tool that allows users to create ten Flash-based activities and e-learning games using three simple templates.
Healthy Schools Campaign to Launch 'The Student Body Challenge' to Address Childhood Obesity in Schools
Fri, 14 Oct 2005, 15:39:00 EDT
CHICAGO, IL - Oct. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A recent survey of parents of school-aged children conducted by the national Action for Healthy Kids consortium found that while the majority of parents want their children to get healthier food and more exercise at school, nearly 85% were unaware that federal law requires their schools to develop comprehensive wellness policies addressing these issues by July 1, 2006. They are also unaware that the law specifies that parents, among other key stakeholders, must be involved from the beginning in designing those district policies.
Tue, 04 Oct 2005, 13:27:00 EDT
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Oct. 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- IBM's Partner with IBM in Education program (PIE) and HENAAC are joining forces in the Fall of 2005 to take the Viva Technology Program to six states where IBM facilities are located. HENAAC will receive a $150,000 grant from IBM to produce these Viva Technology programs. This partnership will formally be announced at the 17th Annual HENAAC Conference in Anaheim, CA from October 6-8, 2005.
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