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Magnifi Group, Inc. Joins WYSE Travel Confederation

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, a leading provider of educational technology solutions, has joined membership of the WYSE Travel Confederation. WYSE Travel Confederation is a world-renowned not-for-profit organization serving the youth, student, and education travel industry. WYSE membership enables Magnifi to serve the Student and Youth Travel Industry with its state-of-the-art eLearning platform, Learn-WiseGo.

Arts Detroit Launches Spectra, a Theatre Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new theatre education program will be offered by Arts Detroit for students on the Autism Spectrum and with Aspergers inside of their performing arts studio at PARC-Plymouth Arts and Recreation Complex. Spectra will be a course to help students on the Autism Spectrum learn theatre techniques that can help them develop life skills as well.

New study by UNC-CH researchers finds that walking while listening to Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning, retention, and mood

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Walking Classroom Institute has released results of a research study conducted in spring 2018 by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and funded by the Oak Foundation, confirming that walking while listening to The Walking Classroom podcasts improves student learning as well as retention of information, student mood, and attitudes toward learning.

Large Number of Medical Residency Applicants Receive Rejections

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marked the 16th consecutive increase in the number of medical residency positions offered and Residents Medical, an educational and residency placement organization, is taking notice.

Magnifi Group, Inc. to Host the 8th Annual Spine IEP Fellows and Young Surgeons’ Course in San Francisco, CA

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 60 Spine Fellows and Young Surgeons from the United States’ top spine centers and hospitals across the U.S. will attend the 8th annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons’ Course, to be held in San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 16-18, 2018, Magnifi Group announced today.

Ragtime Pianist Featured in Michigan Humanities Council Touring Directory

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Michigan Humanities Council announced their 2018-2021 Arts and Humanities Touring Directory, offering 40 percent grant funding for arts programming at non-profits, schools, and libraries in Michigan. Traverse City ragtime pianist, Peter Bergin, is one of the featured artists.

It’s a Femme-inist Future for the South Bronx!

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education is proud to present Teen Leadership Summit: The Future is Femme-inist! The Future is NOW! Young women and femmes of color are leading the way as community culture workers. They are artists, activists, healers, and leaders.

Magnifi Group Announces eLearning Platform Integration with Med World Live Video Platform

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Magnifi Group, Inc. has announced the release of an Application Program Interface (API) between its eLearning Learn-WiseGo platform and the Med World Live video delivery platform. This integration allows authorized sales trainees to view Med World Live videos directly in their Learn-WiseGo content library.

Byte Back Wins CDN $1 Million TD Grant for Expansion

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.

Hands-on Science Center Announces Fundraising Event, ‘The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits’

TULLAHOMA, Tenn., Oct. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Hands-On Science Center announces “The Science of Wine, Brew and Spirits” fundraising event November 10, 2018. Merging science education with those fun-to-drink adult beverages not only gets adults involved in the fascinating world of science but helps raise both funds and community awareness for a much-needed educational facility in the small town of Tullahoma.

Residents Medical Creates Pathways for Medical Residency Applicants

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For medical students who want to practice medicine in the U.S., September is the most important month. Why? September is when the application process starts for medical school graduates to begin their hands-on training or Graduate Medical Education (GME). The competition is fierce. That’s where Residents Medical comes in.

EPIC Hosts Fourth Annual Invitational Golf Tournament Benefiting Nonprofit The Joyful Child Foundation

SAN FRANCISCO and ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, has hosted its fourth annual EPIC Invitational Golf Tournament on behalf of The Joyful Child Foundation and its mission to keep children safe.

Edupoint Enters Alaska with the Matanuska-Susitna School District’s Selection of Synergy Education Platform

PALMER, Alaska, Oct. 4, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (MSBSD) selected Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to implement the district’s industry-leading Synergy Education Platform. The district’s Synergy solution will include the full suite of Synergy modules – Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Learning Management System with RTI/MTSS and Assessment, Synergy Special Education, and Synergy Analytics.

LBA Ware Sponsors Young Entrepreneurs Academy to Cultivate a Future Generation of Entrepreneurs in Middle Georgia

MACON, Ga., Oct. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LBA Ware, the leading provider of automated compensation software and systems integration solutions for mortgage lenders announced its fiscal sponsorship of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), an innovative program that transforms local middle and high school students into real entrepreneurial successes.

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.