Education and Schools News

Education and Schools News – including education news related to schools, K-12, college, higher learning, career training, sports training, self improvement, edutech, elearning, and related educational news topics from the Send2Press Newswire service.

Bergen County’s Nunnbetter Dance Theatre Advances to The Youth America Grand Prix Dance Finals in NYC

BERGENFIELD, N.J., March 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nunnbetter Dance Theatre (NDT), one of Bergen County, New Jersey’s premier dance schools, is proud to announce that all three ensemble pieces entered into the Youth America Grand Prix competition earlier this year were awarded a spot in the NYC Finals taking place April 8 and 9, 2017 in New York City.

Parents and Teachers Speak Out as ‘Autism Acceptance Ambassadors’ for April 2017 Autism Awareness Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April is Autism Awareness Month, celebrated worldwide. Geek Club Books, an autism nonprofit, is challenging the observance with their Autism Acceptance Ambassador Initiative. The initiative mobilizes parents and educators to actively get out and move the public from “awareness” to “acceptance and inclusion” in support of individuals on the autism spectrum in their communities.

Attorneys from Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh Attend the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board CLE Seminar

LAKEWOOD RANCH, Fla., March 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Partners from the personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh participated in the Manasota Trial Lawyers Board Dinner and CLE seminar. Guest speakers Rick Swope of Swope Reconstruction Corporation and Brian Pfeifer of BEC Consulting. (*UPDATED*)

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, nets Graham Local Schools more than $400,000 savings in utilities over three-year period

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just three years after contracting with Energy Optimizers, USA, on a project to reduce energy usage and save taxpayer dollars, Graham Local Schools has far exceeded initial projections for energy savings.

Revenue Cycle and Coding Strategies Merge to Expand Healthcare Consulting Services

AUSTIN, Texas, March 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Medical and radiation oncology consulting firm Revenue Cycle and healthcare coding and compliance consulting and education firm Coding Strategies announce a merger that will bring the two companies together for the benefit of the healthcare industry.

New Tech Advisory Board Helps Launch Career Academy Program in Rural Iowa

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Feb. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 2017 marks the inaugural year for the Clarke Community Schools Career Academy program in the rural town of Osceola, Iowa. School administration, instructors, and local businesses have set forth a program focused on helping local students build a deeper understanding of how their education is integrated into future career options as well as learning the skills needed for trades available outside “traditional” secondary education tracks.

Marion Gatley Institute Opens Its Doors to All Who Want to Learn a New Language

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marion Gatley Institute has just opened to provide services and classes for people that want to learn another language, but haven’t been able to do so prior. We provide a flexible class schedule in which can bend to your personal life and daily obligations.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks at National Trial Lawyers Summit on Trucking Accident Representation

MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bernard F. Walsh, Esq., from the Bradenton office of personal injury law firm Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh, spoke at the 2017 Trial Lawyers Summit about trucking accident representation for plaintiffs. Billed as “the number one conference of the year,” the Trial Lawyers Summit draws top civil trial plaintiff’s attorneys and criminal defense attorneys from around the nation.

Over 270 Local High Schools Pledge to Drive Safe for a Chance to Win $10,000 Courtesy of Dick Genthe Chevrolet

DETROIT, Mich., Feb. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dick Genthe Chevrolet recently announced it was giving local Detroit high schools the chance to win $10,000 by asking parents and teens to sign the Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge and obtain the most pledges; over 270 schools came aboard.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks to Students on ‘The Art of Communication’ at The Florida Justice Association’s Law School Outreach Reception

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard F. Walsh gave a seminar on “The Art Of Communication” during the Florida Justice Association’s Law School Outreach reception at Cooley Law School. Held at the Tampa Bay Campus of Cooley Law School located in Riverview Florida, the Florida Justice Association’s (FJA) student outreach reception facilitated interaction and networking opportunities between FJA member attorneys, and Cooley Law School students and facility.

Utelogy Corporation Appoints Joey D’Angelo as V.P. of Engineering

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, creator of audio/visual control, management, and analytics software, announces Joey D’Angelo joins the company as Vice President of Engineering. D’Angelo will help drive Utelogy’s growth velocity and product feature sets as the company continues on its mission to deliver true, non-proprietary Software-Defined AV solutions that can be virtualized or leveraged on any common data center and network infrastructure.

Campaign for Cursive Launches Annual Cursive Writing Contest in USA and Canada with March Deadlines

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The annual Cursive is Cool(R) contests are presented by the Campaign for Cursive(R), a committee of the American Handwriting Analysis Foundation (AHAF) on National Handwriting Day. Each year, National Handwriting Day is celebrated on Jan. 23, the date associated with the birth of John Hancock.

Talent Runs Deep as East Coast Track Stars Head to Semi Finals After Weekend of Top Competition

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — The final preliminary meet of the nation’s largest amateur female track series, the Colgate Women’s Games, featured athletes from every division achieving personal best scores this weekend, as thousands of participants competed for spots in the semi-finals to be held at Pratt on Saturday, January 28, 2017. (UPDATED)

Millbrae School District Expands Edupoint Synergy Solution to Include Online Registration and Assessment

MILLBRAE, Calif., Jan. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Millbrae School District (MSD) to implement the company’s Synergy Online Registration and Synergy Assessment solutions, and the Inspect(R) Item Bank from Key Data Systems that works seamlessly with Synergy Assessment. MSD is located in San Mateo County in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Wintery Weather Doesn’t Chill the Pace at Third Preliminary Meet of the 43rd Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute: Thousands of young athletes braved the cold outside while the competition heated up inside at the third preliminary meet of nation’s largest amateur track series for women, the 43rd annual Colgate Women’s Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders now achieving nationally ranked scores.

Edupoint’s StudentVUE Mobile App Named Educents Top App for Kids

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The StudentVUE(R) Mobile app from Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been named a Top App for Kids by Educents, a parent- and teacher-directed online marketplace that shares new and innovative products designed to “get kids excited about learning.”

The Everest Foundation is one of the only non-profits assisting to alleviate the ‘Medical Residency Bottleneck’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3), has made it its core passion to help the Graduate Medical Education community. The foundation is renowned in circles of Medical Schools, Universities and Residency Programs. The foundation, in part, assists with funding of research, personnel, edu-initiatives, and residency training slots.

Holodec’s Training Portal aids LEAN and Value Chain Transformation

SHAWSVILLE, Va., Dec. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Holodec Office Systems LLC, an IIBA(R) corporate member, announced today their new Training Portal for LEAN and Value Chain transformation. The accredited on-line classes and certifications in IT4IT(TM), BPMN(TM) 2.0, CoBIT(R), ITIL(R), TOGAF(R), ArchiMate(R), LEAN, and Six Sigma can be purchased at the Holodec ecampus.

Synergy SIS by Edupoint Selected for Nebraska ESUCC Cooperative Purchasing Program

LA VISTA, Neb., Dec. 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Synergy(R) Student Information System (SIS) from Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by the Nebraska Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council (ESUCC) for inclusion in its Cooperative Purchasing program.

Dick Genthe Chevrolet Offers Local High School Chance to Win $10,000 Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge

DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dick Genthe Chevrolet is giving local Detroit high schools the chance to win $10,000 by asking parents and teens to sign the Drive Safe Detroit, Teen Driver Pledge and obtain the most pledges.

Residents Medical’s Candidates Getting Interviews and Pre-Match Residency slots October through December

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — America’s Medical Residency applicants are deep into the residency application season. In September, the application period opened for medical students and graduates that want to be licensed physicians and surgeons via the only path in America – Completing medical residency training, says Residents Medical.

Trimble Local Schools to see substantial savings through energy service agreement with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Trimble Local Schools will soon see a substantial savings in its monthly utility bills following an agreement with Energy Optimizers, USA, to overhaul all lighting and improve the district’s HVAC controls.

Grammy Winner Pitbull to Speak at Palm Beach State College’s STEAM Fundraiser

LAKE WORTH, Fla., Nov. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Palm Beach State College Foundation is proud to announce that Armando Christian Perez, professionally known as “Pitbull,” will be the keynote speaker for the Foundation’s 2017 STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) luncheon presented by Bank of America. The event will take place February 1, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts’ Cohen Pavilion, West Palm Beach.

Washington Student Achievement Council Selects Regent Education to Automate its WASFA Process for DREAMers

FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) has selected Regent Education’s Electronic Application for State Financial Aid (e-ASFA) to automate its Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA) process for all participating schools within the state of Washington. For students who are ineligible for federal financial aid due to immigration status, the WASFA provides a chance to apply for state financial aid including: State Need Grant, the College Bound Scholarship, State Work Study and the Passport to College Promise Scholarship.

Ali Cultural Arts to Offer Audio Engineering Program Thanks to a Grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ali Cultural Arts is proud to announce that they will be launching “Miss Masters: Audio Engineering at the Ali” in spring 2017. This hand-on training opportunity empowers girls for careers as audio engineers, music producers and DJs.

Edupoint Launches Online Synergy Community for Partner Districts

MESA, Ariz., Nov. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has launched Synergy Community, a free meeting place for 24/7 peer-to-peer support in a secure online environment. Synergy Community adds another layer to Edupoint’s existing support offerings, enabling Synergy partner districts to work closely with one another anytime and anywhere.

Flagstaff USD Expands Synergy Solution to Include LMS with Assessment

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., Nov. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) to implement the company’s LessonVUE(R) Curriculum Management and Synergy Assessment solutions.

Edupoint’s Growth in Washington Continues with Bellevue School District’s Selection of Synergy

BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by Bellevue School District, located in Seattle’s largest suburb, to meet the district’s student information management and gradebook needs.

Community Leaders to be Honored at Excellence in Education and Leadership Awards Luncheon on Saturday

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than 500 people are expected to attend the 15th annual award luncheon Saturday, November 19, 2016, to recognize winners of the “Excellence in Education and Leadership in Business” Awards presented by the Sacramento Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW).

Residents Medical Prepares its Roster for ERAS Residency Interview Season

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Interview season is here and medical residents are gearing up to navigate the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). They’re also trying to locate a medical residency that’s ACGME accredited. Thousands of residency applicants will get rejections this season because they are weak candidates and lack the proper experience for residency consideration. Residents Medical (RM) can help.

Edupoint to Lead State-Level Ed-Fi Data Standard Implementation in Maine

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by the Maine Department of Education (Maine DOE) to lead the state’s implementation of the Ed-Fi Data Standard and technology suite.

Regent Education Announces Release 3.5, Latest Version of Regent 8 Provides Full Support for Prior-Prior Year and Significant Enhancements

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 4, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education recently has enhanced the functionality of its Regent 8 Financial Aid Management Solution with the upgrade to Release 3.5. This release provides support for the 2017-2018 Prior-Prior Year (PPY) ISIR processing, development of select overrides and data view capabilities, and State fund application processing and submission of e-ASFA (similar to the FAFSA).

EPIC Insurance’s Thompson Mackey Selected for Elite Lloyd’s Broker Academy in London

ATLANTA, Ga. and LONDON, U.K., Sept. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Risk Management Consultant Thompson (Tom) Mackey is one of 35 young insurance and risk management professionals from the U.S. and Canada selected to participate in the 2016 Andrew Beazley Broker Academy in London, England.

Edupoint’s Growth in California Continues with Elk Grove Unified School District’s Selection of Synergy

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment, has been selected by Elk Grove Unified School District to implement the company’s Synergy Student Information System (SIS). The district required a state-of-the-art SIS that could comply with increasingly demanding external mandates.

Paragon BioTeck, Inc. Announces Call for 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship Applicants

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company, announced today a call for applications for the 2017 Koch Kellan Scholarship, awarded annually to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the Koch Kellan Scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs and improve the quality of lives around the world.

14,000 Kids Benefit From Generous Donation from Redstone Bank

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On August 29, 2016. Redstone Bank made a generous donation of $50,000 to the Whiz Kids Program. The Whiz Kids program is an individualized tutoring program that has over 800 volunteers who tutor less fortunate students from schools throughout the Denver Metropolitan Area.

PsychArmor Institute Launches TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers

PHOENIX, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PsychArmor Institute and TriWest Healthcare Alliance announced today the launch of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance School for Health Care Providers, a suite of free online courses taught by nationally-recognized subject matter experts to prepare community health care providers to effectively deliver care to service members, veterans and their families.

Edupoint’s Growth in Maryland Continues with Charles County Public Schools’ Selection of Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment has been selected by Charles County Public Schools, one of the fastest growing school systems in the state of Maryland, to implement the company’s Synergy Student Information System. Seeking to replace a legacy solution that had been in place for over 30 years, the district needed a modern solution that would provide real-time access to student and instructional data for all education stakeholders to help improve learning outcomes.

RSU 74 Becomes First Maine School District to Select Synergy

MESA, Ariz., July 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by RSU #74 to implement their industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform to meet the district’s student information, learning management and assessment needs. RSU #74 is the first school administrative unit (SAU) in Maine to select Synergy since Edupoint was selected by the Maine Department of Education as the sole provider of a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS) to aggregate data from all SAUs for Maine’s 180,000 students.

Mission Music to give the gift of music to children in Philadelphia

PINE HILL, N.J., July 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mission Music, a nonprofit agency that provides underserved youth with access to musical instruments and lessons regardless of their ability to pay, is donating a half dozen acoustic guitars to The Village of Arts and Humanities in Philadelphia, Pa., at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Pink Fund and Houston Area Fred Astaire Dance Studios Seek Breast Cancer Survivors for Nationwide Fundraising Event

HOUSTON, Texas, June 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Are you a survivor? Do you know a survivor? Has breast cancer affected your life in any way? If so, Dancing With The Survivors(R) presented by The Pink Fund, which makes its way to Houston on October 9, 2016 at the Crystal Ballroom Houston, is the event for you.

Calif. State Leaders and Dental Plans Join Forces with the Center for Oral Health to Kick Off ‘Early Smiles’

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an unprecedented effort to address oral health disparities in the Sacramento region, the Center for Oral Health (COH), in partnership LIBERTY Dental Plan, Health Net and Access Dental plans, will kick off “Early Smiles” – a collaborative and innovative School Based Oral Health Program – today, at the State Capitol. The initiative has a goal of serving 12,000 children in Sacramento-area elementary schools in its first year.

Cambridge City Schools Green Team Closes Out Busy Year of Educational Activities

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cambridge City Schools Green Team, a student group focused on sustainability that is sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA, made tremendous progress on advancing energy-related education during the school year.

Synergy Online Registration Now Serving Nearly One Million Students with Selection by Beaverton School District

MESA, Ariz., June 23, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management and assessment has been selected by Beaverton School District to implement the company’s Synergy Online Registration solution. As a fully integrated component of Synergy Education Platform, Synergy Online Registration eliminates the need to integrate data, synchronize multiple systems, or manually move records by automatically creating a complete, real-time enrollment record within Synergy.

Geek Club Books Releases Educational Webisode for Inclusive Classrooms on Autism and Friendship

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their latest educational webisode, “The Friendship Game” to teach elementary school children how to be good friends to their autistic peers. This is the fourth webisode in the free Bluebee TeeVee autism series for the inclusive classroom featuring an autistic host and a Bluebee Pal co-host (Most Innovative Educational Toy 2016).

Oak Hills Local Schools Green Team lays the groundwork for zero-waste cafeterias

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oak Hills Local Schools will start off the 2016-2017 school year with zero-waste tables in all of its cafeterias, thanks in part to the groundwork laid by the district’s Green Team, a student-led conservation and sustainability group sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA.

Audition now for youth music academy programs in California and Spain

FORT BELVOIR, Va., June 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building on the success of its 2015 partnership, CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, is again joining forces with The Collective Sound (TCS) youth music program to offer an exciting summer experience for two children of active duty military personnel. CAMMO is hoping to send one student to TCS’ Costa Mesa, Calif., camp and another to the camp in Barcelona, Spain.

LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting to Co-Present in ClearLaw Institute Webinar on New Lease Accounting Standards

GREAT FALLS, Va. and WASHINGTON, D.C., June 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LeaseAccelerator and Riveron Consulting announced today that they will be co-presenting on a forthcoming ClearLaw Institute Webinar about the new lease accounting standards. Issued earlier this year, the new standards, FASB ASU 2016-02 (or Topic 842) for US GAAP and IFRS 16, will require companies to track virtually all real estate and equipment leases as assets and liabilities on their balance sheets starting as early as 2019.

Edupoint Selected by Maine DOE as Sole Provider of State Level Student Information and Reporting System

MESA, Ariz., May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management, has been selected by the Maine Department of Education (Maine DOE) to provide a State Level Student Information and Reporting System (SSIRS).

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to net $88K savings annually for Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve the district’s energy efficiency performance for an expected guaranteed savings of nearly $88,000 annually.

Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System Awarded 5-Year REMC SAVE Contract for Michigan Districts

MESA, Ariz., May 24, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform for K-12 student information and learning management solutions, has been awarded a five-year contract by Michigan’s Regional Educational Media Center Association (REMC) to provide the Synergy Student Information System (SIS) to support the more than 1.5 million students across the state of Michigan.

JRL GOLF Junior Academy Open House

SUNLAND, Calif., May 16, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — JRL GOLF is excited to announce their open house for the JRL GOLF Junior Academy, Saturday June 4, 2016 at Angeles National Golf Club from 10:30 a .m. – 5 p.m. JRL GOLF’s open house provides the opportunity for junior golfers and their parents to experience the academy, meet the instructors, learn about our teaching philosophy, and hear from guest speakers, such as Chris Zambri Head Golf Coach at USC.

ITEP Honored at the 90th Annual World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast

CARSON, Calif., May 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Trade Education Programs (ITEP), a nonprofit focused on connecting high school students to careers, was recently honored with the 2016 Bob Kleist Leadership Award by the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. Recipients of the prestigious award demonstrate inspirational and visionary leadership in the development of world trade in Southern California.

Arthur Mitchell to be Honored with Columbia Doctorate of Humane Letters

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Columbia University will confer the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on the legendary dance pioneer and social activist Arthur Mitchell this month, the Arthur Mitchell Project announced today.

Back-to-Back Gates Millennium Scholars

LAKE CITY, S.C., April 20, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mychal Wynn, author, consultant, college planning expert, and Founder/CEO of the Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity, a Marietta, Georgia-based nonprofit assisting students from underserved and underrepresented communities with college and financial aid planning announced that Lake City High School senior, Rebeca Pacheco, has been selected as the school’s second Gates Millennium in as many years.

Hasenin Al-khersan Named 2016 Koch Kellan Scholar

PORTLAND, Ore., April 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., announced today that Hasenin Al-khersan has been named its 2016 Koch Kellan Scholar. Paragon Gives, a Paragon BioTeck initiative, awards the Koch Kellan Scholarship to an outstanding graduate medical student committed to pursuing a clinical, teaching or research career in ophthalmology.

New Cochise County School Opens Doors in Record Time after ‘Miraculous Launch’

BISBEE, Ariz., April 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new K-8 school has officially opened its doors in Bisbee after what school officials describe as a miraculous launch. Cochise SDA Christian School, a member of the Adventist Education network with over 7,200 schools worldwide serving more than 1.5 million students, is now enrolling for the 2016-2017 school year with plans to fill its new building scheduled for completion by early May.

Synergy Education Platform Continues to Grow in New Mexico Municipal Schools

MESA, Ariz., April 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information and learning management solutions provider for the K-12 market, has been chosen by Loving Municipal Schools to replace its existing JMAC Student Information System (SIS) solution with Synergy(R). The district required a technologically advanced solution that would unite all district management functions in one fully-integrated solution, creating system wide data connections that help improve administrative processes and learning outcomes.

LIBERTY Dental Plan Advances Innovative Approach to Oral Health By Empowering Physicians to Provide Fluoride Varnish

IRVINE, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LIBERTY Dental Plan (LIBERTY) continues to innovate and be a champion for whole health by partnering with the Center for Oral Health and medical providers to create a program that will help increase the number of children receiving fluoride varnish – a critical treatment that helps prevent further dental issues later in life.

Platinum Data Executive Craig Zielazny Named to Board of Advisors for Wittenberg University’s New Master of Science in Analytics Program

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Platinum Data Solutions, a provider of valuation data and analytics solutions, has announced that Craig Zielazny, the company’s senior vice president of valuation analytics, has been named to the Board of Advisors for Springfield, Ohio-based Wittenberg University’s new Master of Science in Analytics program. The Board of Advisors is charged with collaborating to create the department’s curricula and courses, and could include guest lecturing. The inaugural semester for Wittenberg University’s Master of Science in Analytics program begins in August 2016.