Education and Schools News - Page 13

Page 13 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Mark and Jan Hilbert of the Hilbert Collection Donate Rex Brandt Watercolor to Laguna College of Art and Design Permanent Collection

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Feb. 10, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced that Mark and Janet Hilbert of The Hilbert Collection donated ‘Evening Rendezvous’ (Watercolor on Paper, 10 x 14 inches, 1960) by acclaimed California watercolorist Rex Brandt. The iconic watercolor will be part of the college’s permanent collection.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Sacramento Alumnae Chapter Hosts Annual Founders Day Celebration

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — More than 600 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will spend Friday and Saturday in Sacramento at the Doubletree Hotel celebrating their Founders Day. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is the largest African-American women’s organization in the country.

Texas A&M University-Commerce Selects Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8

COMMERCE, Texas, Jan. 27, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas AandM University-Commerce has selected Regent Education’s financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for the state’s first competency-based degree offered by a public university. The program is entitled the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate.

Energy Optimizers, USA sells lighting affiliate Lighting Optimizers, USA to focus on core business

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 26, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The owners of Energy Optimizers, USA have sold its affiliate company, Lighting Optimizers, USA, to Eco Engineering. This decision was made to ensure continued world-class service for Energy Optimizers’ clients, while allowing the company to focus on and expand its core business of vendor-neutral energy efficiency projects for the educational, governmental, commercial and industrial markets.

Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools expect to save more than $178,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools has partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, to launch a $1.8 million dollar energy conservation project that is expected to generate at least $178,375 in savings annually on utility and related maintenance costs.

Think Through Math Announces Winning School of 1st Annual Utah Math Cup: Students from 97 Utah schools solve 1.8 million math problems during five-week contest

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Algebra 1, announced today the winner of its 1st Annual Utah Math Cup. Mr. Nash’s 6th-grade class from Endeavour Elementary School in the Davis School District has been named the 2014 Utah Math Cup Champion for solving 39,170 math problems and spending 523 hours on the program in just 33 days.

Think Through Math Announces Winning Schools of 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup

BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Geometry, announced today the winner of its 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup. A 5th grade classroom from Twin Lakes Elementary School in the Lakeland School District has been named the 2014 Idaho Math Cup Champion for solving more than 2.9 million complex math problems – more than any other participating class in just 33 days.

Tuberculosis (TB) Risk Assessment Questionnaire replaces universal TB testing requirement for school employees, volunteers and contractors

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) announces, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pre-K and K-12 public, private and parochial school employees, volunteers (with frequent and prolonged student contact) and contractors are required to get a tuberculosis (TB) test only when TB risk factors are identified.

Rittman Schools expect to save $15,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Rittman Exempted Village School District expects to save at least $15,000 on utility and related maintenance costs annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at its Board of Education building.

East Palestine Schools expects to save $56,500 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The East Palestine City School District expects to save more than $56,500 annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at all three of its school buildings.

California Safe Schools Receives 2014 Neotrope Non-Profit PR Grant

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools (CSS) is pleased to announce it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope’s annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations (PR) and cause-marketing support to California Safe Schools over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.

Aeriform Arts Celebrates Three Year Anniversary with ‘The Elements’ Student Showcase and Party

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been three years since busy television executive Lea Walker decided to moonlight as an aerial fitness studio owner. Her Aeriform Arts center has since literally taken off, with hundreds of students testing the conditioning feats of aerial hammocks, lyra, aerial yoga, hanging silks and pole dance.

Adams County Ohio Valley Schools expects to save $259,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Adams County Ohio Valley School District will soon harvest most of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA. The planned photovoltaic solar array, in combination with several other energy saving measures, is expected to net the school district $259,330 annually in utility savings.

MeetingOne, Inc. and Blue Sky Broadcast Announce Strategic Partnership

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MeetingOne, a leading global Adobe Connect web conferencing reseller and integrated proprietary audio conferencing provider, today announced a partnership with Blue Sky Broadcast, a key provider of online learning and virtual event solutions. Utilizing Blue Sky Path’s seamless integration to Adobe(R) Connect(TM), the partnership allows MeetingOne to resell Blue Sky Path(TM) to corporations, government agencies and academic institutions.

Laguna College of Art and Design Partners with Project Gado to Bring the Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers to Getty Images

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), the West Coast’s top fine art college, announced with Project Gado that 1,000 pages of material from The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers are now available on Getty Images. California Watercolorist Rex Brandt kept sketchbooks, photographs and archival materials that can now be viewed on the Getty Images website.

Cheerleaders ‘Team Up’ to tackle cancer, other deadly diseases for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Esperanza High School Cheer and Song Leaders are hosting Team Up for St. Jude Spirited by Varsity – Game Day, a spirit week to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital(R). The Aztec cheer and song teams are enlisting students and fans to help sideline childhood cancer and other deadly diseases by cheering on the Cardinal and Gold at Brea Olinda High Stadium on Thursday, October 2, 2014, at 7 p.m.

Utelogy Corporation and Meru Networks Present Intelligent Campus Solutions at Educause 2014

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, creator of audio-visual control and management software will demonstrate its capabilities over SDN-enabled Wi-Fi powered by Meru Networks, Inc. in booth 1037 at Educause 2014, being held September 29 through October 2, 2014 in Orlando, Fla. Meru is a leader in intelligent networking and the only wireless LAN vendor to have received OpenFlow(TM) conformance.

Alegria Fresh Expands Hydroponic Vertical Farm at Bell Gardens High School; Southern California’s First Working Vertical Farm on a High School Campus

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Alegria Fresh announced today the expansion of the hydroponic vertical farm at Bell Gardens High School, Southern California’s first working vertical farm on a high school campus. The farm, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, will be completed with Phase 2, a high efficiency organic food production system using GardenSoxx(R).

LCAD Selected by LG as One of the Winners in ‘The Art of the Pixel’ New Media Competition

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) was chosen as one of the top design schools by LG Electronic USA to participate and final in ‘The Art of the Pixel: Powered by LG Ultra HD 4K and OLED TV’ new-media art competition. LCAD Design and Digital Media program won $25,000 for the most popular votes. Senior student Dohee Yang was chosen as a finalist.

New Education Protector from EPIC Safeguards Student-Athletes’ Education

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) directors reexamine several policies amid controversy about how student athletes are treated, one of the nation’s fastest-growing insurance brokers has moved to protect high school athletes who have received a verbal offer for an athletic scholarship or grant from an NCAA Division I or Division II sports program. EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants today announces Education Protector(SM) from EPIC, the first insurance product of its kind.

Co-Founder Clay Aiken to perform at National Inclusion Project Champions Gala in Raleigh, NC

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 12, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The National Inclusion Project and Co-founders Clay Aiken and Diane Bubel are proud to announce the Magic of a Smile Champions Gala to be held September 20 in Raleigh, N.C. celebrating Champions of Inclusion and ensuring that no child sits on the sidelines.

ReverseVision Offers Free Online Course on HUD Mortgagee Letter Changes through RV University (RVU)

SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ReverseVision, Inc., the leading provider of business solutions for the reverse mortgage industry is offering a free on-line class focused on changes announced by HUD in recent Mortgagee Letters 2014-07 and 2014-12 through its ReverseVision University (RVU).

Missouri School Districts Now Offer Employee Benefit Plans and Section 125 Plan Administration from Forrest T. Jones and Company and American Fidelity

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Forrest T. Jones and Company (FTJ) has recently partnered with American Fidelity Assurance Company (American Fidelity) to expand and enhance Missouri public school districts’ benefit programs and services. Combined, FTJ and American Fidelity currently serve over 275 Missouri Public school districts, providing a clear, complete and compliant employee benefit package with local personalized service.

Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions

FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company’s growth.

Lakewood College announces program to allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program debt-free

CLEVELAND, Ohio, July 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lakewood College is pleased to announce a new payment plan option that will allow students to graduate from the Pharmacy Technician Certificate Program without going thousands of dollars into debt.

Southern New Hampshire University Selects Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8

MANCHESTER, N.H., June 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has selected Regent Education’s financial aid management system — Regent 8 — to support financial aid processes for all their students and programs including their industry-leading online programs and their new and cutting edge Competency Based Education program known as College for America (CFA).

Eric Deng Accepts Stamps Leadership Scholarship to USC

FREMONT, Calif., June 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Eric Deng, a high school senior from Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, Calif., has chosen to enroll at the University of Southern California as a Stamps Leadership Scholar. The value of the Stamps Leadership Scholarship for four years at USC is worth up to approximately $202,000, including enrichment funds for international travel, research internships, and outdoor leadership experiences. Eric was chosen for his leadership, scholarship, perseverance, service, and creativity.

Utelogy and Australia’s Integrated Media Pty. Ltd. Announce Partnership

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy, which makes software for control, management and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Integrated Media Pty. Ltd in Adelaide, Australia.

University Mathematics Professor Receives Commonwealth of Virginia Service Excellence Award

NORFOLK, Va., May 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Dr. Archie W. Earl, Sr., Associate Professor of Mathematics, in the College of Science, Engineering, and Technology, at Norfolk State University, received a Service Award, recognizing him for 25 Years of Service Excellence to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Eric Combs’ New Book Launch of ‘Mission Critical’ Examines our Public Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning educator and writer Eric A. Combs, debuts an ambitious and eye-opening book, ‘Mission Critical’ (ISBN: 978-1940876061), a non-fiction title encompassing his thoughts and experiences of the American public school system. What makes this book so unique is Combs’ ability to share his experience of being a USAF Senior Master Sergeant and explain how it shapes and relates to his work within the realm of education.

Weitz and Luxenberg – Lawsuit Filed in Industrial Chemical Case

WESTPORT, Mass., May 12, 2104 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Town of Westport and Westport Community Schools have taken an important step to protect the health of students, teachers, administrators, and others who work in or visit schools in Westport. They filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company and its corporate successors to recover the costs of removing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s) from their schools, says Weitz and Luxenberg.

TeamF1 Scales Up Contribution for Local Community’s 2014 Scholarship Programs

FREMONT, Calif., May 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamF1, Inc., the leader in embedded networking and security software solutions for wired and wireless applications, has stepped up as a ‘Priceless Sponsor,’ the highest level of sponsorship for the City of Fremont’s scholarship programs as a part of its F1rstHand community outreach program. TeamF1’s F1rstHand program is the company’s effort to lend a helping hand to the community by investing in deserving local causes.

Bob Hurley, Founding CEO Of Hurley, to Inspire at Laguna College of Art and Design 2014 Commencement

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., April 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), a premier four-year art and design college, announced Bob Hurley, founder of Hurley, will speak at the college’s 2014 Commencement ceremony at 4 p.m. on Monday, May 19 at the main campus which is located at 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA 92651.

Technology Goes Underwater to Stop a Secret Killer

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the U.S., children aged one to four have the highest drowning rates. And most drowning occurs in pools. Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. has announced a new patented technology product that’s designed to save children’s lives.

Eaton Community Schools Saves $583K by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, April 11, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Barbara Curry, Superintendent of Eaton Community Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has achieved more than $583,000 in energy savings over the past two years through the energy conservation project implemented by Energy Optimizers, USA.

Mohave Community College Selects Regent Education’s Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution

KINGMAN, Ariz., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mohave Community College has selected Regent Education’s verification solution, Regent Review, to automate and streamline the entire student verification process. Mohave selected Regent Review after a request for proposal process that focused on reducing processing times, compliance control and efficiency to reduce administrative costs.

So Cal Remodelers Council May 29, 30 and 31 2014 Multi-State Certified Courses

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BIA Southern California Remodelers Council (SCRC) and staff has added additional courses this year due to overwhelming demand. These courses are designed to meet the new criteria that is set to take place in the remodeling and building industry.

Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company Funds Annual Award at UAMS

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An annual $10,000 award has been created by Arkansas Mutual Insurance Company and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to be given to a third-year medical student with an interest in rural primary care.

Five Queens and their Robot qualify for World Championship

MONROVIA, Calif., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot qualified to advance to the 2014 First Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships as a result of their strong performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held near Sacramento at the former McClellan Air Force Base this past weekend, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today.

Regent Education Implements Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution for Universal Technical Institute

FREDERICK, Md., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education has successfully launched their industry-leading verification solution, Regent Review at Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.