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Lauded Everest Foundation Research Scholars Land Their Medical Residency

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation (EF) just released its 2018 list of EF Scholars that landed a medical residency training slot on July 1, 2018. Shirisha Reddy, M.D. and Sharjeel Israr, M.D. were among the people to start their residency on July 1; both are from South Asia.

PitBullTax Institute Organizes Its Second User Conference – Tax Resolution Expert Program

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PitBullTax Institute, an educational branch of the well-established IRS Tax Resolution Software, organizes its Second PitBullTax User Conference: “Tax Resolution Expert Program.” It will take place on September 20-21-22, 2018 at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. This conference is designed exclusively for existing and potential users of PitBullTax Software.

Unmanned Safety Institute’s Drone Curriculum Approved by the State of California

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Unmanned Safety Institute (USI), the world-leader in remote pilot training and certification, announced today that their Small UAS Safety Certification has been certified by the University of California (UC) A-G program. UC A-G approval will enable high school students to use USI’s four-course curriculum to meet admissions requirements to any state education institute.

Treadstone 71 Offers New Support and Certification Model for Building Intelligence Programs

HALF MOON BAY, Calif., Sept. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Treadstone 71 announced today a revolutionary new model for building cyber intelligence programs while certifying staff. The Cyber Intelligence 12-Month Online Subscription Program guides organizations in their intelligence program build through online lectures, demonstrations, and templates covering the intelligence lifecycle and beyond.

Current Builders Donates $100,000 to University of Florida

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chip Reid, CEO of Current Buildersbased in Pompano Beach, announced that his construction company has donated $100,000 to the College of Design, Construction and Planning at the University of Florida.

South Bronx Gallery Exhibits Solo Show of Mexico City Artist Jorge Tellaeche

BRONX, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education, in partnership with The Consulate General of Mexico in New York, are proud to present “Forgotten” by Mexico City-based artist Jorge Tellaeche, on view September 13 – November 21, 2018.

Ave Maria School of Law to Host Solo Practitioner CLE Workshop

NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Friday, August 17 from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Ave Maria Law will host an interactive workshop with an exciting line-up of local, talented speakers. Topics of discussion will include, “What I Wish I Knew When I Started,” “Transitioning from Law Firm to Solo Practice,” and presentations on eDiscovery, marketing, financial planning and legal research.

Former L.A. County Sheriff Leroy ‘Lee’ Baca Joins the Faculty at the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy “Lee” Baca, who retired as the top law enforcement officer in LA County in 2014, was appointed as a professor announced the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity in Compton, Calif. (ULACD). Ironically Sheriff Baca was previously responsible for the LA County Sheriff’s department taking over the policing in Compton from the local Compton Police department in 2000, saving the city over $8 million.

Parkland School Survivor and Guardian Angels Medical Service Dog Recipient to return to first day of school with Service Dog Escort

PARKLAND, Fla., Aug. 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs, Inc. is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, located in Williston, Fla. In June of this year, we paired Parkland School Shooting survivor, Haylee Shepherd with a Medical Service Dog, to cope with the PTSD developed after last year’s shooting.

New Scholarship to Increase Innovation in Chemical Science

CANTON, Ohio, Aug. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SprayWorks is proud to announce its new scholarship program, The James Davidson Innovative Student Scholarship. The scholarship is named after SprayWorks Equipment Group owner, James Davidson. James has been designing robots and equipment for Polyurethanes for three decades and has contributed thousands of hours teaching Polyurethane professionals how to create careers in the industry.

North Central Local Schools expects to save more than $50,000 annually through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Central Local Schools’ K-12 building is set to receive a dramatic upgrade in energy efficiency through a partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, a move that is expected to save the district more than $50,000 annually.

Tipp City Schools partners with Energy Optimizers, USA, on a suite of strategic investments in school improvements

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tipp City Schools will make strategic investments in LT Ball Intermediate School, Tippecanoe Middle School and Tippecanoe High School that are expected to save more than $73,000 annually through a partnership with Tipp City-based Energy Optimizers, USA.

Residents Medical Tackles Severe Doctor Shortage in America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s a fact. There’s an increasing shortage of primary and specialty care physicians in the U.S. According to new research by the Association of American Medical Colleges, estimates show that by 2030 there could be a shortage of up to 120,000 licensed physicians. Residents Medical is working to help fill the gap.

Laguna College of Art and Design Celebrates Class of 2018

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Monday, May 21 at 5 p.m., one hundred eleven students became graduates of Laguna College of Art and Design’s (LCAD) Class of 2018. President Jonathan Burke and Board of Trustees Chair Jared Mathis conferred undergraduate degrees in Animation, Drawing & Painting, Game Art, Graphic Design + Digital Media, and Illustration.

Magnifi Group, Inc. to Host the 5th Annual European Learn-Wise User’s Conference in Frankfurt, Germany

FRANKFURT, Germany and SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group will hold its 5th annual Learn-Wise European User’s Conference, June 6, 2018 in Frankfurt. The European User’s Conference is dedicated to the unique training and compliance needs of European medical device companies.

A 2-day Workshop Focused on Removing Constraints, Equipping Leaders and Empowering People is coming to Orlando in June

ORLANDO, Fla., May 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Demarick Patton of TL Orlando is thrilled to announce the Spring 2018 Transformational Leadership Orlando training session is coming to Orlando, Florida on June 12 and 13, 2018 with Leadership Solutions trainer, Strategist and Speaker, Ford Taylor.

South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos, Experience the rich culture of the South Bronx

BRONX, N.Y., May 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center For Arts & Education and Bronx Music Heritage Center are proud to present the South Bronx Culture Trail Festival 2018: Somos Unidos. This fun, family-friendly festival celebrates the rich cultural contributions of the communities that make the South Bronx their home. In partnership with community based organizations, city agencies and charities, multiple events will be held May 31 through June 23, 2018 uniting communities, arts, culture, and wellness.

Commitment to Excellence: Union Institute & University salutes law enforcement professionals nationwide during National Police Week

CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University is proud to salute law enforcement professionals nationwide during National Police Week, May 13 – 19, 2018 and honored to celebrate its commitment to educating the law enforcement community with a rigorous and research based Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Management.

Residents Medical Amasses a Dream Team Consisting of Deans, Chief Residents, MDs and PhDs to Help Medical Residency Candidates

LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year between Sept. and Feb., thousands of medical school graduates interview for residencies. It’s the last stage before a M.B.B.S., M.D., or D.O. degree holder can sit for their Board examinations and practice as a licensed physician in the U.S. This is where Residents Medical comes in – a respected organization that specializes in education, guidance, preparation, consulting and medical residency placement. (UPDATED)

Stirling Communications Recruits Industry Veteran Alan Sylvia as Conen Mounts US Business Development Manager

STIRLING, N.J., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stirling Communications announces the recent hiring of Alan Sylvia as Conen US Business Development Manager. Stirling Communications is a specialty importer and boutique distributor of carefully chosen Best-in-Class Audio Visual products, including Conen Mounts, that solely utilize distributors to get their products to the resellers.

Alejandro Arboleda Named 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., an ophthalmic pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today that Alejandro Arboleda has been named its 2018 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

Community Bank Helps Foster Future Leaders with Support of ‘Leader In Me Program’

OSCEOLA, Iowa, April 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke County State Bank, through the John T. Vucurevich Foundation, continues to support Clarke Elementary School as an official school in “The Leader in Me” program. Since 2012, CCSB has been a strong contributor to the program providing the base funding for its launch with foundation grants and bank donations.

Elmwood Local Schools partners with Energy Optimizers, USA, on energy improvement project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 9, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Elmwood Local Schools expects to save $63,792 annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade the district’s lighting systems to energy-efficient LEDs. The interior lighting of the district’s K-12 building will be retrofitted with LEDs, as will the interior and exterior lighting of the Community Center.

PitBullTax Software Launches PitBullTax University and Announces Its First User Conference

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., March 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PitBullTax Software, The Leading IRS Tax Resolution Software provider for CPAs, Enrolled Agents and Tax Attorneys received accreditation to be a Continuing Education Provider for tax professionals who are involved in IRS tax resolution and for those who plan to practice in this lucrative specialty.

Northern Guilford High School Student receives a full ride to Northeastern University as a Torch Scholar

MARIETTA, Ga., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that one of its College Planning Cohort students, Otis Burns, who attends Northern Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina, has received news that he has been selected as a Northeastern University Torch Scholar. The Torch Scholarship covers tuition, room, board, books, and fees to Northeastern University, valued at $260,000 over 4 years.

Lake City High School Student receives a full ride to Northeastern University as a Torch Scholar

MARIETTA, Ga., March 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity announced today that one of its College Planning Cohort students, Damian Lee, who attends Lake City High School in Lake City, South Carolina, has received news that he has been selected as a Northeastern University Torch Scholar. The Torch Scholarship covers tuition, room, board, books, and fees to Northeastern University, valued at $260,000 over 4 years.

Magnifi Group and Bespa Global to Host Inaugural Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif., March 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lower Extremity Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons from leading U.S. Orthopaedic Centers and Hospitals will attend the 1st annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons Course, to be held in Austin, Texas, May 18-20, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education produces the 1st Annual Young Artist Showcase ‘There’s No Place Like Home’

BRONX, N.Y., March 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present ‘There’s No Place Like Home,’ the 1st annual Young Artist Showcase celebrating the greatness and self-expression found within all Casita Maria program participants. This multi-disciplinary exhibition will include over 200 artworks created during the 2017-2018 after school-year.

Energy project with Energy Optimizers, USA, nets Monroe Local Schools more than $75,000 in cost savings

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just one year after completing a project to reduce its energy consumption, Monroe Local Schools has surpassed projections for cost savings, Energy Optimizers, USA found. In 2016, the district engaged Energy Optimizers, USA, to replace all of its interior and exterior lighting with LED systems.

March is Residency Match Month: Residents Medical Candidates Achieve Medical Residency across America

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every March dozens of Residents Medical medical residency candidates find out if they attained their much-desired medical residency. There is no other more anticipated event for medical school graduates than the National Resident’s Matching Program (NRMP) Match and Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Programs (SOAP). More than 50,000 applicants apply annually, but more than 5,000 don’t make the cut. Residents Medical works to ensure their medical residency candidates achieve their dream residency.

Lion’s Heart Receives $10,000 from Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP in Support of Teen Volunteers and Leaders

IRVINE, Calif., March 6, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion’s Heart is thrilled to announce it has received a $10,000 corporate partner sponsorship from the esteemed Orange County law firm, Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP. These funds will support the cultivation of age-appropriate service projects for over 10,000 empowered teen Members across the country as well as support general law and business counsel for the organization.

Dr. Karen Schuster Webb Appointed Sixth President of Union Institute and University

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 19, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Dr. Karen Schuster Webb as the university’s sixth president, effective July 1, 2018. Dr. Webb succeeds Dr. Roger H. Sublett, who is retiring after serving Union as president since April 2003. A Board-appointed transition committee will assist Dr. Sublett and President Elect Webb in the coming months.

Celebrating Los Angeles Unified School Districts Outstanding Plant Managers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools celebrated the outstanding efforts of more than 800 Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) Plant Managers and their supervisors at four luncheons honoring elementary, middle school, and high school Plant Managers for their exceptional efforts in implementing the most stringent school pesticide policy in the nation for the past 20 years.

Union Institute and University Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by CACREP

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is awarded accreditation by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.

Leading experts select Tucson to host education summit

TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for Teacher Education invites educators to a 2-day summit on Classroom Management and Student Engagement & Motivation at The Radisson Suites Tucson March 2-3, 2018. Through research-based tools and strategies, educators will be equipped to calm the classroom and motivate the unmotivated learner.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, saves New Richmond Schools nearly $705,000 in energy costs over a three-year period

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Three years after engaging Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency in its buildings, New Richmond Exempted Village Schools has shaved nearly $705,000 from its utility bills.

Union Institute and University Master of Arts Online Health and Wellness Program Earns Programmatic CAAHEP Accreditation

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Feb. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University’s Master of Arts Online Program Health & Wellness Lactation Consultant Distance Degree Program has been awarded initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Union is a national university with academic centers located in: Ohio, Florida, and California.

Edupoint’s Growth in Virginia Continues with Prince William County Schools’ Selection of Synergy Education Platform

MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems is pleased to announce the selection of its industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform by Prince William County Schools (PWCS). Synergy Education Platform will provide PWCS with a secure, flexible, and collaborative solution for comprehensive student information and learning management in a private, cloud-hosted environment. The district is the second largest school division in Virginia and the 35th largest in the country, serving nearly 90,000 students across approximately 100 schools.

Cursive is Cool Handwriting Contest Launches on 41st Anniversary of National Handwriting Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cursive writing continues to enjoy increasing appreciation in the United States and around the world, and the annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests for 2018 are launching on the 41st anniversary of National Handwriting Day, celebrated around the world on Jan. 23 each year. Presented by the Campaign for Cursive(R), a committee of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation, the date is associated with the birth of John Hancock.

St. Thomas University holds groundbreaking ceremony for its new Gus Machado School of Business Complex

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 22, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — St. Thomas University will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking Wednesday, Jan. 24, for its new Gus Machado School of Business Complex. The new building will have state-of-the-art classrooms with a robust technology infrastructure. It will include a trading room and a global conference auditorium.