Education and Schools News - Page 15

Page 15 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



A New Earth Based On Old Texts? Researchers Compare Writings of Eckhart Tolle and Belzebuub

NORFOLK, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A research study addresses concerns about similarities between Eckhart Tolle’s ‘A New Earth’ (2005) and Belzebuub’s ‘Searching Within’ (2001) and ‘The Journey to Enlightenment’ (2002). Dr. Gabrielle Wood, who initiated the study, has published the results online today.

Meeting DOT Mandates in 2010: Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshops

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To help the regulated community understand the rules for multimodal hazmat shipping, Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a how-to training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. Training on all three shipping modes will be held in Atlanta, GA on August 10-13 and Nashville, TN on August 16-19, 2010.

Olympic Silver Medal Figure Skater to Coach at Park City Ice Arena

PARK CITY, Utah (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This summer, Park City residents are sure to reminisce about the year they hosted the Olympics as Olympic medalist figure skater, Peter Carruthers, takes to the ice to coach people of all ages at the Park City Ice Arena.

Alameda Community Learning Center Launches Innovative STEM Program

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) recently announced the addition of a new STEM Through Engineering program as part of its mission to deliver technology-rich, cutting-edge curriculum that offers real world learning applications. STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math, is a research-based approach to 21st century education.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in South Eastern US states during July and August, 2010.

Multimodal Hazmat Shippers Learn Latest Regulations at Lion Technology Workshop

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

PETAP.org Introduces its Online Schools and Colleges Directory

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PETAP, LLC presents its distance learning and online schools directory for higher education. The online schools and colleges directory provides students with information about where and how to obtain certificates, diplomas, degrees, and other educational resources.

Environmental Training Workshop Covers New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules for 2010

CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management. Students will learn how to comply with new requirements, including new reporting responsibilities.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Approves California InterContinental University as Recognized University for Online Education

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a provider of distance education through online degrees, announced this week that the Veteran’s Administration now recognizes this educational institution as a provider of higher education for active military personnel and veterans.

Three Marinello Students Place in Top 10 Spots of National Hair Competition

WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, recently had three of its brightest stars place in the 4th annual Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition. Marinello was the only beauty school with three students ranked in the top ten. The Junior Style Stars National Hair Competition is the largest cosmetology student competition in the world.

Lithium Battery Shippers Need Hazardous Materials Training

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique two-hour training program to address the latest domestic and international rules for shipping lithium batteries. A live Web seminar hosted through www.Lion.com will be held on June 8th, 2010 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST/EDT.

Comergence Compliance Monitoring Hosts Red Flag Rules Webinar to Prepare Lenders, Brokers for June 1 Deadline for FTC Enforcement

ORANGE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For mortgage professionals and lenders affected by the June 1 enforcement of regulations enacted to stem the spread of identity theft and reduce personal identity fraud, Comergence Compliance Monitoring, a leading provider of third-party originator (TPO) monitoring and due diligence solutions, is conducting a complimentary Red Flag Rules educational webinar on May 21, 2010 from 10 to 11 a.m. PDT.

Marinello Cares About the Oil Spills and Gives Back with Hair

WHITTIER, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marinello Schools of Beauty, the leading chain of beauty schools on the West Coast, supports the Gulf coast clean up efforts by donating hair clippings to be made into hair booms and mats by the Matter of Trust charity. The public is invited to participate and enjoy $2 hair cuts from May 13th through May 20th in support of this cause. Clippings from hair cuts at all Marinello locations will be contributed.

Students Learn More by Addressing World Problems Online Than by Sitting in Classrooms

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As the Gulf oil spill inched closer to land last week, hundreds of fishermen, tourists, and local officials sent text messages, tweets, and cell phone videos to share their experience with the world. Many of these were monitored by tracking sites, which in turn were watched by high school students on their home computers and smart phones; many of whom were part of the World Mind Network.

One-Day Workshop Focuses on Critical Waste Responsibilities in New York State

ALBANY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its one-day Managing Hazardous Waste in New York workshop series during the month of June. This training program is designed to help the regulated community meet New York’s annual training mandate. Workshops will be held in Buffalo on June 7; Syracuse on June 9; White Plains on June 11; Rochester on June 14; Albany on June 16; and Long Island on June 18, 2010.

Avoid Costly Penalties with Hands-On Training on Hazardous Waste Management Rules

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of June 2010. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Portsmouth, Boston, Albany, Hartford, Northern NJ, Baltimore and Philadelphia.

NetSecurity Provides Hands-On How-To Computer Forensics Training

DULLES, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — NetSecurity Corporation, a company positioned to be the brand of choice in digital forensics, cyber security, and training, announced today that it is giving away brand-new laptops loaded with forensic tools to students who attend its select Hands-On How-To(R) courses and register by the advertised registration deadline.

Carden Academy of Mission Viejo Raises $40,000 to Support School Programming

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Carden Academy of Mission Viejo announced today that more than $40,000 was raised at its Third Annual Dinner Dance, ‘A Night of Chance,’ held at the Coto de Caza Country Club on Saturday, April 17, 2010. The event was organized by the academy’s Parents Association to raise funds that will enhance the school programs at Carden Academy.

PETAP LLC Presents the Release of Partners in Education and Tuition Assistance Programs (PETAP)

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PETAP LLC presents PETAP.org, an organization that focuses on providing tuition assistance and higher education resources for students. With a national community focus PETAP partners with academic and corporate lending institutions. The objective of PETAP is to include financial and academic resources partnerships at national and local community levels to support and promote higher education.

Respondus Releases the StudyMate Mobile Application

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Respondus, Inc. announces the availability of two mobile solutions for its StudyMate Class application, enabling students to access interactive study materials from their online courses. Collectively, the mobile offerings for StudyMate Class support the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Palm Pre, iPod touch, and iPad devices.

Alameda Students Win Top Honors in Science Fair

ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Students at the Alameda Community Learning Center (ACLC) took home top prizes in several categories at the Chevron 57th Annual San Francisco Bay Area Science Fair this past week. Among the 13 ACLC students to bring home awards were sophomore Dylan Moore, who placed fist in the Engineering and Computer Applications category with his project Creating and Modifying a Fuel Cell System for Clean Energy.

B.E. Publishing Launches 100 Percent Web-Based Keyboarding Software for Schools

WARWICK, R.I. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EduTyping, a new and innovative keyboarding software for schools, is rewriting the rules for students and teachers’ keyboarding classrooms. B.E. Publishing’s EduTyping requires no textbooks or paper; it’s strictly online technology that provides students with the flexibility of doing assignments at school or home by simply logging in with a user name and password.

Largest Class to Date Graduates from Pathbuilders’ Percepta Program

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Seventy-two women graduated on March 2 from Pathbuilders’ 2009-10 Percepta class. Percepta is a six-month program that prepares women for leadership positions in their companies by providing group mentoring and educational seminars combined with program-wide network building. Junior-executive high-potential women were paired with executive-level mentors who helped guide their development and position them to have greater impact on their companies. The graduation took place Atlanta.

The Business Case for Paid Internships

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intern Bridge, the nation’s leading college recruiting research and consulting firm, began releasing data today from its national internship survey completed by over 25,000 students from 250 universities. In the 2010 Internship Salary Report, the firm details the business case for offering paid internships based on this firsthand data.

ArtsRanch, Founded By Broadway Performer Jacob Brent, Announces Summer Performing Arts Camp in July 2010

SAN JOSE, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArtsRanch, Performing Arts Training Center in Northern California has announced a three-week summer camp in July 2010 at the Coloma Resort. Founded in 2009 by Jacob Brent, (Mr. Mistoffelees in CATS – Broadway, London and film), who also serves as Artistic Director, ArtsRanch features Broadway performers as guest teaching artists, all of whom are dedicated to training and nurturing young talent and developing the performing artists of the future.

A South Florida School Develops New Method of Teaching That Helps Students Learn Faster and Easier

MIAMI, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Almost anyone can learn practically anything faster and easier using the Sdoia-Satz Method, a new system of teaching and learning, says Phyllis Sdoia-Satz, Executive Director of Sdoia-Satz Institute in Miami. Phyllis Sdoia-Satz and Barry Satz have written a book called ‘Practicing Sucks, But It Doesn’t Have To!’ (ISBN: 978-1607090076, hardcover; Rowman and Littlefield, 2009) which defines and explains the Sdoia-Satz Method.

Agricultural Expertise Needed to Feed, Fuel World’s Skyrocketing Demands for Food, Energy

LEXINGTON, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As National Teach Ag Day on February 25 nears, communities across the nation are asked to consider the teachers that will be needed to prepare students for the increasing number and complexity of agriculture-related jobs expected to be available in the United States. ‘Perhaps most importantly – we will need qualified teachers to prepare students for these increasingly sophisticated professions,’ said Jay Jackman, Ph.D., executive director of the National Association of Agricultural Educators.

Biometric Signature ID Announces CEO Jeff Maynard to Speak on Student ID Verification Pilot Completed with University of Maryland University College

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Biometric Signature ID (BSI) announces that its CEO, Jeff Maynard, will be a featured speaker at the 2010 eLearning conference in Ft. Worth Texas. Mr. Maynard is scheduled to speak on Monday February 22, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. on ‘Biometric Signatures for Student ID Identity Authentication and Results of pilot with University of Maryland University College.’

Backbone Security Launches Online Digital Forensics Course

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Backbone Security’s Steganography Analysis and Research Center (SARC) is pleased to announce their popular Certified Steganography Examiner (CSE) course is now available online. This two-day advanced digital forensics course raises awareness of the threat from use of digital steganography to conceal evidence of criminal activity or use by insiders to steal sensitive information.

Public School Education: Helping Provide Long Island Students with a Brighter Future

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is no secret that our country is in the worst economic crisis in recent history. There are many challenges being faced within our local communities. Families are surviving on tighter budgets, companies are streamlining and downsizing and governments are looking at how to balance their budgets and decrease spending. According to the Long Island Presidents’ Council, in a few months, school districts will be planning their own budgets and looking for community support.

Online Think Tank Explores Ways in Which Education Can Shape the 21st Century

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Institute for the Future of Education, a new online discussion group initiated by students and educators around the globe, is asking how tradition-bound schools can evolve to meet the changing needs of the new Millennium. The forum addresses questions like: Why do schools still place so much emphasis on the memorization of reams of facts, when the Web makes much of this unnecessary?

New Academic Discipline to Take Shape at Staten Island’s Wagner College

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading scholars concerned about today’s men and boys will convene here April 7, 2010 to plan for a new academic discipline focusing on male studies at the university level. The event sponsored by The On Step Institute will be held at Wagner College and hosted by Professor Miles Groth, Ph.D. It will lay out the groundwork for the First International Conference on Male Studies scheduled for October 2010 and the launch of the Male Studies Journal.

Paws of Life Foundation Announces Online K9 Handler Academy

AMES, Iowa (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Canine handlers have a challenging job and training is of great importance. That’s why the Paws of Life Foundation and Iowa State University Extension for Continuing Education and Professional Development, together, are offering online training – the Working K9 Handler Academy where search and rescue dog handlers take classes.

University Learning Center Created by Rinella and Rinella Senior Partner Wins Prestigious National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Award

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renowned family law firm Rinella and Rinella Ltd. today announced that the learning center founded by its Senior Partner Bernard (Bernie) Rinella has been awarded the 2009 NCLCA/Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center Award. The Bernard B. Rinella, Jr. Learning Center was established at Miami University – Oxford in 2000.

Educational Publisher DynaStudy, Inc. Wins Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Award

LEAGUE CITY, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Learning magazine has selected the DynaNotes SmartClings – Graphs instructional kit as a winner of the Learning Magazine 2010 Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Classroom. According to Heather Crews, Learning magazine Award Coordinator, the teacher-judges from across the United States evaluated hundreds of products on ‘quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation’ to identify ‘the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.’

The Henry Armstrong Foundation Honors Boxing Legend through Athletic and Medical Scholarship Program

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Henry Armstrong Foundation announced this week that it has awarded its first round of college scholarships to five high school recipients who plan to pursue higher education in medicine or athletics. Each student was awarded $1,000 to aid in the cost of the initial application, tuition and book fees.

7th Annual World Savvy Gala – Raising Funds to Address Global Education in Our Schools

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Thursday, September 24, 2009 the 7th Annual World Savvy Gala will be held at the Hotel Kabuki. The Gala is World Savvy’s premier event, raising funds and awareness to support the mission of the organization to educate and engage youth in community and world affairs, so that they are prepared to learn, work, and live as responsible citizens in the global community.

The Utah Education Network and Respondus Partner to Reduce Cheating in Online Exams

REDMOND, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Utah Education Network (UEN) has selected Respondus LockDown Browser to reduce common methods of cheating and copying during online assessments. The UEN consortium, which includes the 10 public universities from the Utah System of Higher Education, uses the Blackboard Vista course management system to deliver its online assessments.

California Universal Waste Rules Continue to Change

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California Workshops during the month of September. This course is designed for industries that must assure compliance with California’s hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on September 14-15; Los Angeles on September 17-18; Bakersfield on September 21-22; and Oakland on September 24-25, 2009.

HoustonGuitar Releases New Online Guitar Lesson Series

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Houston Guitar Lessons has released a new streaming video lesson series for beginning and intermediate guitarists, available by monthly subscription. There are over 270 separate practice videos in the lesson series. Greg Varhaug, a professional guitar teacher and the creator of the series, says that the amount of time it takes to master beginner’s guitar is not a matter of weeks or months, but hours. Most people can complete the program with less than 25 hours of actual practice time.