Education and Schools News - Page 11

Page 11 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Military Spouses Will Walk the Stage in Fayetteville/Fort Bragg!

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.

Lakewood College Awarded Military Friendly School

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.

Diogenes Research Announces Release of New Book ‘The Chinese Origin of the Age of Discovery’

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

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.

Charleston Soccer League Adopts TeamSnap for Clubs and Leagues

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.

New Educational Animated Program Airs on Alternative Kids Media

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.

LVNs Graduate from Workforce Investment Board Partnership with Kaiser Permanente

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.

Columbia-Trained Therapist and Author Introduces Handwriting Analysis as a Clinical Tool

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

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!

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.

Mesa County Valley School District 51 Selects Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System

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.

Carroll Catholic High School and Energy Optimizers, USA Implement Energy Conservation Projects

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.

Grants Available to Help Feed Kids in Afterschool Settings

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.

PETAP.org Announces Program to Help Students Find Online Business Schools to Fit Their Needs

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

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.

WEST Holds Career Mentoring Evening for 80 Girl Scouts

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.

TeamSnap Launches Next Generation Registration System for Sports Teams and Activities

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

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.

Party for a Cause with World Savvy in Minneapolis on May 17, 2012

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.

The Fulton Leadership Academy to Hold Its 2nd Annual Walk for Excellence Fundraiser

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!

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.

Grades of Green VERTE Event to Recognize Environmental Heroes at Annenberg Community Beach House

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.’

TACPA Announces Quarterly CPE Meeting in San Antonio, Texas

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.

Celebrate A Decade of Global Education Programs with World Savvy in New York

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.

Save 20K in One Year? Teach English Abroad in South Korea

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

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.

World Savvy 10-Year Anniversary Celebration to Commemorate a Decade of Global Education Programs

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.

Birmingham’s Dorothy Jemison Day Theater Opens at Alabama School of Fine Arts This Month

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.

USC Latino Alumni Association Honors Dr. Richard Zapanta with Legacy Award

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.

School Food Gardens get Glass Greenhouses

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.

Students from Local Houston College Attend Presentation, Tour at Software Company

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.

Harvard, Oxford Students Building New Network for Planetary Change

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.

Treadstone 71 Announces Certified Cyber Intel and CounterIntel Analyst Boot Camps

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.

Edupoint’s Synergy Student Information System Selected by Oregon as State-wide SIS Provider

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

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.

UC Grad Inks Ballot Initiative to Freeze College Tuition and Fees

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.

dax Certification Session Packs House with Key Film and TV Industry Personnel

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.

Latest Statistics Reveal Interesting Shift in Online Education Trends

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.

Association of American University Presses Celebrates 75 years of Cooperation and Service

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.

Houston Technology Company Teaching Tomorrow’s Game Developers

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.