Education and Schools News - Page 12

Page 12 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Delta Care Rx Sponsors Innovative Hospice Nurse Intern Program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Jan. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A shared commitment to the greater good and a growing need for trained hospice professionals led Delta Care Rx, a nationally known hospice pharmaceutical provider, to partner with Four Seasons Compassion For Life in the recent development and implementation of an innovative 12-week ‘Hospice Nurse Internship Program.’

Clarke Schools’ Career Academy Focuses Students on Future Success

OSCEOLA, Iowa, Dec. 18, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clarke Community Schools in Osceola, Iowa is developing a Career Academy that will provide a specialized course pathway for career-minded students. Aligned with Governor Branstad’s new Future Ready Iowa initiative, this program is the genesis of Clarke’s new curriculum director Jean Bahls and Bill Trickey of Clarke County Development Corporation.

Texas A&M University-Commerce Leverages Multiple Regent Education Products to Serve Entire Population

COMMERCE, Texas, Dec. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas A and M University-Commerce has expanded the use of Regent Education’s financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for its entire population. In addition, it has added Regent’s SNAP product to its solution set to automate the financial aid application process for students who are not eligible for federal financial aid but are eligible for state-funded programs.

Church Hosts 5th Annual FREE College Discussion Panel (GA) on Saturday, December 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. – Noon

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry (Marietta, Ga.), hosts its 5th Annual College Discussion Panel, on Saturday, December 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. – Noon. Appearing on the panel will be students representing 13 public, private, HBCU, community college, graduate school, law school, and medical school programs.

Georgia-based author and educational consultant, Mychal Wynn, focuses on expanding college access for lower income and first generation students

ROSWELL, Ga., Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Georgia-based author and educational consultant, Mychal Wynn, is working to expand college access for lower income and first generation students. Wynn notes, ‘As students nationally apply to college over the coming months, students who will be the first in their family to attend college and those from low-income families, will be particularly at risk of making the wrong college choice.’

Florence County School District 3 Graduation Initiative hosts a College Discussion Panel (SC) on Dec. 18, 2015

LAKE CITY, S.C., Nov. 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Florence County School District 3 Graduation Initiative, will host its first college discussion panel, on December 18, 2015, from 10 a.m. – Noon. Appearing on the panel will be students from the Lake City High School graduating class of 2015 representing such colleges and universities as the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Claflin University, University of South Carolina-Upstate, South Carolina State, Francis Marion, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, Wake Forest, Southern Wesleyan, and Winston-Salem State.

Students Partner with NGOs to build Successful Social Enterprises in Developing World

LONDON, U.K., Nov. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A cooperative effort between NGOs and students from Cambridge and elsewhere is revolutionizing how Fair Trade social enterprises in the Global South can succeed by efficiently reaching foreign markets. According to Directors Savithri Machiraju and Amy Chang, the Agenda for Sustainable Development, in cooperation with Friends Beyond Borders and the Adelina Foundation, partners with students and local companies in poorer nations.

Grant Hier, Laguna College of Art and Design Chair Nominated for Pushcart Prize

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Nov. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced Grant Hier, Chair of Liberal Arts and Art History, has been nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize. Hier was nominated as an author and will choose which works he wishes to submit to Pushcart judges for consideration for inclusion in their revered annual anthology.

Showing Up for Underserved Public School Students, A Civil Rights Journey Toward Social Justice

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been mentioned by many politicians that everybody has a lobbyist except public school children – which means that when critical decisions are made about public schools the loudest voices tend to be well-paid lobbyists, not parents and community stakeholders. COPACS, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit wants parents and community stakeholders across gender, age, socioeconomic status, and ethnic groups to level this playing field.

Progress, Growth and Changing The World: Martial Artist Maria Turnhout Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Saturday, November 21, 2015, KMA Black Belt Champions is proud to host their 16th ceremony showcasing the new Black Belts at their Sherman Oaks, California school. The celebration, at Van Nuys High School Auditorium, is the culmination of a three month testing process.

Church Hosts 6th Annual College Fair (GA) as part of role to close achievement gap and expand college access

MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry, hosts its 6th annual college fair, beginning with a pre-college fair workshop by author and education ministry leader, Mychal Wynn, based on his new book, ‘Show Me the Money: A Comprehensive Guide to Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Making the Right College Choice,’ from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. The college fair runs from Noon to 3 p.m., Oct. 24, and is FREE to the public.

ACG Central Texas presents Scholarship to the College of Business at The University of Texas San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Central Texas Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth(R) (ACG), the global organization focused on driving middle-market growth, presented its recently established Scholarship for Finance Studies to Dr. Keith Fairchild, PhD, associate professor and former department chair of the Department of Finance at The University of Texas San Antonio.

Cottage Cooking Asheville Cooks Up Kooky Marketing Scheme

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 24, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cottage Cooking Asheville is having fun getting the word out about its new business. It’s taking its cooking on the road, in the water and underwater, in the woods and wherever else it can carve out a cozy place to cook.

Regent Education Names Jim Hermens as President

FREDERICK, Md., Sept. 17, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, today announced the addition of higher education veteran Jim Hermens to the executive team where he will serve as the Company’s president.

Iowa U’s Christopher Merrill joins 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop for Creative Writing

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has joined the lineup of literary talents featured at the 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop (TSWW) January 24 -30. The center for creative writing located in the historic pueblo magico of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico is in its third year.

On-Bus Camera System Catches Drivers Who Ignore School Bus Stop-Arms

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 14, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Across America millions of students travel to school in the more than 100,000 school buses that transport students daily, says Curtiss Routh of Radio Engineering Industries. As they get on or off the bus, each child is in danger of being hit by a motorist who disobeys the flashing red light of the bus’s stop arm signal.

Stemtree Education Center Grand Opening: Basic Science Comes to Life in the Heart of Vienna, VA

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Stemtree Education Center will celebrate its official grand opening on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 220 Maple Ave West, beginning at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Stemtree takes a unique approach to providing students in grades K-12 with one-on-one instruction in science, technology, and engineering (STEM).

Synergy Online Registration Sees Rapid Adoption Amongst Edupoint Partner Districts

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) provider for the national K-12 market, confirms the success of its Synergy(R) Online Registration solution as early adoption rates among the company’s installed user base continues to grow. For the upcoming school year, Synergy Online Registration was available to more than 760,000 students and parents to streamline the school registration process.

Edupoint’s Growth in New Mexico Continues with Espanola Public Schools’ Selection of the Synergy Education Platform

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems – a leading student information system (SIS) provider for the national K-12 market, has been selected by Espanola Public Schools (EPS) to implement its Synergy Education Platform. Seeking to replace a legacy student information system (SIS) that no longer met district needs, EPS sought a solution that would provide an integrated SIS and Individualized Education Program (IEP) suite and provide real-time access to student data for all education stakeholders.

Washington Court House City Schools expects to save at least $81,500 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Washington Court House City Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch an energy conservation project that will improve energy efficiency at all six of the district’s buildings, generating an expected $81,500 in annual savings.

Foundation Inspires Nepali School, Village with 3D Printing

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

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.

Solar array project at Adams County Ohio Valley Schools nearing completion

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.

Regent Education Announces Support for the Department of Education’s Experimental Sites Initiative

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).

Energy Optimizers, USA, sponsors Oak Hills Local Schools AEGIS team

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

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.

Foundation Helps Nepali School and Community Bounce Back

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

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.

Johnny Fatheree announces candidacy for Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, District Five

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.

Asheville Couple Launches Cottage Cooking Classes

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.

Attorney David Goldman Gives Commencement Speech to Graduating Class of Westcoast School

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.

Dialysis Scholarship Fund Announces 5th Anniversary and Vegas Night Gala!

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

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

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.

Weitz and Luxenberg’s Bilsborrow Will Attend AAJ Leadership Academy

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.

First Lake City High School (SC) Student Selected as Gates Millennium Scholar

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.

Harvard Innovation Challenge 2015: Student Showcase and Award Ceremony April 9

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

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.

New Book, ‘The First-ever Baligham Village Mobile Health Fair’

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

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.