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Page 3 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, saves Shawnee Local Schools more than $394,000 in utility costs over three years

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 5, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Shawnee Local Schools partnered with Energy Optimizers, USA, on an extensive energy management project in 2013, the district expected to save about $117,500 annually.

Midwestern State University Marketing Students collect OVER 800 Bikes and raise over $40K for Operation Santa Claus

WICHITA FALLS, Texas, Dec. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 24 Midwestern State University Marketing Students challenged themselves to collect OVER 800 Bikes and raised over $40,000 for the annual Operation Santa Claus to bring money and bikes to Houston Area effected by recent hurricanes, but also for the local Wichita Falls Community.

Beavercreek High School earns milestone award in Energy Optimizers, USA-sponsored Healthy Schools Challenge

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Dec. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Beavercreek High School earned the first milestone award in the Healthy Schools Challenge, a component of the Bring Your Green Challenge 2.0 that is sponsored in part by Energy Optimizers, USA. Developed and organized by Dayton Regional Green (DRG3), the Bring Your Green Challenge is a year-long competition that encourages participants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote sustainability.

Midwestern State University and Wichita Falls Professional Firefighters Association team up with Houston Professional Firefighters Association for Operation Santa Claus

HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls Texas, along with the Wichita Falls Professional Firefighters Association, head to Houston Area to meet up with the Houston Professional Firefighters Association to bring bikes for kids who lost their bikes in Hurricane Harvey.

Greenville Public Schools Becomes First School District to Select Synergy Education Platform Through Michigan REMC SAVE Bid Project

GREENVILLE, Mich., Dec. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems has been selected by Michigan’s Greenville Public Schools to implement the company’s industry-leading Synergy(R) Education Platform, replacing PowerSchool in the semi-rural district serving approximately 3,800 students. Greenville’s Synergy solution includes the fully-integrated Synergy Student Information System (SIS), Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Assessment, as well as the Inspect(R) Item Bank from Key Data Systems that works seamlessly with Synergy Assessment.

Partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA, expected to net more than $30,000 in utility savings for Fort Recovery Local Schools

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Nov. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fort Recovery Local Schools expects to save more than $30,000 a year by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to make energy efficiency improvements to its buildings. The district will retrofit all interior lighting with LED systems, replace its boilers and boiler controls with state-of-the-art energy efficient equipment, and make energy-saving enhancements to its kitchens and transportation garage.

Keystone Homes Pledges $100,000 Towards the Construction of New Tipp City Stadium

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp Pride Association Board of Directors announced today that the organization has received a $100,000 sponsorship from Keystone Homes of Troy, Ohio for the construction of Tipp City’s new community stadium. The generous gift will lead ongoing fundraising to support stadium construction.

The Everest Foundation Hires Former Vice-Chairman and Program Director of UC Davis School of Medicine

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Everest Foundation is thrilled to announce that Raj Ramsamooj, M.D. has joined its team as Director of Graduate Medical Education Operations. Dr. Ramsamooj is a genuine leader in graduate medical education (GME) and a practicing transplant pathologist.

Laguna College of Art and Design Honors Vans at 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Oct. 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) raised more than $315,000 at its 28th Annual Collector’s Choice Gala and Live Auction held on Saturday, October 7th at Montage Laguna Beach. The total amount raised beat last year’s record.

Edupoint Partners with Certica Solutions to Expand Synergy Assessment with Navigate Item Bank

MESA, Ariz., Oct. 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 partnered with Certica Solutions to offer the Navigate Item Bank(TM) to client districts using Edupoint’s Synergy Assessment solution. The optional Navigate Item Bank can be accessed within the Synergy Assessment interface.

Utelogy Recruits AV Industry Hall of Famer Bob Sharp to Serve as its Global Business Development Vice President

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Utelogy Corporation announces the hiring of Bob Sharp as Vice President, Global Business Development. Utelogy makes software for control, enterprise management, and analytics of audiovisual systems for business and education.

Desert Sands Unified School District in California Selects Synergy SIS

LA QUINTA, Calif., Oct. 5, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, creator of the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform for K-12 student information, learning management, and assessment, has been selected by Desert Sands Unified School District to implement Edupoint’s Synergy(R) Student Information System (SIS), replacing eSchoolPLUS(TM) (now owned by PowerSchool(R)).

Paragon BioTeck Calls Emerging Leaders to Apply for 2018 Ophthalmology Scholarship

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately-held pharmaceutical and medical device company, today announced the call for the next Koch Kellan Scholar. The annual Koch Kellan Scholarship honors one outstanding graduate medical student committed to elevating the standard of eye care through social responsibility and a clinical, teaching, or research career in ophthalmology. A Paragon Gives initiative, the scholarship reinforces the fundamental mission of Paragon BioTeck to drive innovations to address unmet and underserved medical needs.

Union Institute and University celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University is recognizing National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 – October 15, 2017 by highlighting the university’s commitment to diversity. Union serves a 26 percent Hispanic adult learner population.

Robin Sharma’s Lead Without A Title Executive Program Scheduled for October 2, 2017

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lead Without A Title(TM) (LWT) offers more than just a training program or leadership class, it offers a method to achieve breakthroughs. LWT America is pleased to announce a four-day event, which will take place on October 2-5, 2017, in Jersey City at WorkSocial’s premier training room. LWT is inviting business executives and members of senior leadership teams to a fun and interactive four-day workshop. It will be led by LWT Master Facilitator Danette Fenton-Menzies and Facilitator Shantanu Mohan.

Unity National Bank Pledges $100,000 Towards the Construction of New Tipp City Stadium

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp Pride Association Board of Directors announced today that the organization has received a $100,000 sponsorship from Unity National Bank for the construction of Tipp City’s new community stadium. The generous gift will lead ongoing fundraising to support stadium construction.

Eight Oak Hills Local Schools buildings attain Energy Star ratings with assistance from Energy Optimizers, USA and Four Seasons Environmental

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight Oak Hills Local Schools buildings have attained the highly coveted U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification with the assistance of Energy Optimizers, USA.

Union Institute & University Highlights National Recovery Month

CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September is National Recovery Month. Union Institute & University, together with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), highlights National Recovery Month during September to increase awareness of and understanding of mental and substance use disorders, and celebrate the journey towards effectively coping and recovering.

On California Safe Schools Coalition 19th Anniversary, CSS Recognizes L.A. Unified School District’s Adoption of Groundbreaking Pesticide Policy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — California Safe Schools Coalition (CSS) commends the pioneering achievement of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), the second largest school district in the nation, spanning 740 square miles, 28 cities and more than 1,000 sites, for early adoption of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy in 1999. CSS was formed in 1998, after its founder’s child was accidentally sprayed by pesticides by a Los Angeles Unified gardener on his way into an LAUSD elementary school, a pivotal event for LAUSD’s IPM Policy formation.

CollegeMagazine.com releases its List of the Top 10 Safety and Security Products Every College Student Must Have

ONTARIO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Every year millions of parents send their children off to college for the first time and what to pack for that child is top of mind, says MAG Instrument Inc. The days of making sure they have clean sheets, lots of socks and an umbrella are long gone. Kids these days have very different needs than in years past and CollegeMagazine.com has put together a list of the Top Ten Safety and Security Items College Kids Must Have and a MAGLITE flashlight is top of the list.

The American Sales Training Company Launches in U.S. and Europe, Providing Alternative to Sandler Sales Training

CLEVELAND, Ohio and ROTTERDAM, Aug. 16, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The American Sales Training Company (AST), a sales training consultancy specializing in sales training courses and programs for businesses, launches its sales training programs in the United States, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. The company will focus its bespoke sales training courses on businesses and business professionals that have an increased need for more formal sales and soft-skills training.

Mesa Public Schools (AZ) Expands Edupoint Synergy Solution to Include Online Registration

MESA, Ariz., Aug. 16, 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 Mesa Public Schools to implement the company’s Synergy Online Registration solution. Synergy Online Registration will augment Mesa’s existing implementation of the fully-integrated Synergy Education Platform.

Fallen Officer’s Memory Kept Alive Through Mark Dunakin Memorial Award for Extraordinary Achievement

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sergeant Orrlando Mayes with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is the 2017 recipient of the Mark Dunakin Memorial Award for Extraordinary Achievement, the Union Institute & University announced today. The graduation was held Sunday, August 13 where the award was presented.

Trotwood-Madison City Schools secures Energy Star rating for two schools with assistance from Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two elementary schools in the Trotwood-Madison City Schools district have attained the highly sought-after U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star certification with the assistance of Energy Optimizers, USA.

Spencerville Local Schools expects to save more than $51,000 annually through project with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Spencerville Local Schools is partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to upgrade its lighting systems to LEDs, a move that is expected to save the district more than $51,000 annually. LED lighting also offers a quality of light that is very close to natural sunlight, which creates a more comfortable environment for reading.

South Central Local Schools saves more than $104,000 in utility costs through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — South Central Local Schools’ bid to reduce costs by improving energy efficiency has saved the district more than $104,000 in utility costs over a three-year period, Energy Optimizers, USA, has found.

Parents of Fallen Deputy McCarthy to Accept Degree on His Behalf at Union Institute & University Commencement

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 10, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Union Institute & University 2017 California Commencement Ceremony is Sunday, August 13 at 11 a.m. at the Crest Theater in Sacramento. Diplomas will be bestowed to over 140 graduates in the baccalaureate and master’s programs.

Universities Embrace Digital Transformation Through the Adoption of the Tealpass Automated Classroom and Event Check-In Platform

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 2, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tealpass, the makers of cloud-based automated Bluetooth check-in technology, announce the availability of its simple, reliable and secure mobile platform solution to increase student retention and success and provide data analytics for better decision making. With Tealpass, the once manually intensive and time-consuming task of taking class and event attendance can be done without professors, staff or students having to take action. (*UPDATED*)

StoryWorld’s Innovative Bilingual Books Help Kids Start Learning Languages Early

OAKLAND, Calif., July 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Parents who want their kids to speak and read in another language just got help. Following a successful release to schools, STORYWORLD(TM) is now offering access to their interactive language learning books to parents who want to start their kids learning Spanish or Mandarin and even get a head start reading in English.

Springfield Local Schools to save more than $82,000 annually through partnership with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, July 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Springfield Local School District is poised to launch an energy efficiency project with Energy Optimizers, USA that will save the district more than $82,000 in utility and operational costs annually.

Laguna College of Art and Design Welcomes Best-Selling Author Dean Koontz

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., July 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) hosted New York Times Best-Selling Author, Dean Koontz on Tuesday, July 11 at LCAD’s historic Main Campus in Laguna Beach for an exclusive speaking engagement.

The Everest Foundation Helps to Fund Medical Residency Positions and Fund Research at Teaching Hospitals

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It has been an enormously successful year for almost two dozen Everest Foundation Scholars who are actively working on research projects for submission and hopeful publication in esteemed medical journals as well as starting their medical residency training in coveted ACGME Accredited residency programs across the U.S.

C Diff Foundation Announces Scholarship Program to Support Health Care Students

TAMPA, Fla., July 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation is pleased to announce the Michael and Helen Caralla, Sr. Educational Scholarship program. The scholarship program is to help health care students succeed and reach their educational goals.

San Diego County Partner Districts (CA) Continue to Choose Edupoint Synergy Online Registration

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 21, 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 Dehesa School District, Julian Union School District, and Calexico Unified School District to implement Synergy Online Registration through their partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE), augmenting the districts’ existing Synergy solutions.

World Renowned Product Management Guru, Mr. David Fradin on Board at Manipal Global Academy of IT

SILICON VALLEY, Calif. and BANGALORE, India, June 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Manipal Global Academy of IT, part of Manipal Global Education Services, a leading international provider of high-quality higher education services, announced today the appointment of Mr. David Fradin, founder of SPICE Catalyst, LLC, as an Advisor and Distinguished Professor of Practice, Product Management Programs. Known as the ‘Guru’ of Product Management, Mr. David Fradin has trained thousands of product managers throughout the world.

Attorney Bernard Walsh Speaks on Trucking Accident Representation at The APITLA Interstate Trucking Super Summit

TAMPA, Fla., May 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Bernard Walsh of the Bradenton office of Shapiro Goldman Babboni Fernandez & Walsh gave a presentation at the APITLA Interstate Trucking Super Summit. Entitled, “How an Attorney Works a Trucking Case: The A to Z Basics,” the CLE accredited seminar instructed the audience of attorney and law students.

Indiana Virtual School Partners with EdisonLearning to Increase Quality Online Education Options

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indiana Virtual School announces that it will be partnering with international education services provider – EdisonLearning – to expand and enhance the delivery of online courses to students and school corporations across the State of Indiana.

Student Overcomes the Odds to Receive $1.8 Million In Scholarships, Including Full Scholarships to 6 Top Colleges

MARIETTA, Ga., May 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity today announced that on Sunday, May 28, 2017 the Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia will host its 10th Annual High School Graduation Celebration Worship Service. The blessings will be flowing for several students who have been offered full college scholarships. However, for Paulding County High School’s Kimberly Hadaway, the blessings are overflowing with full scholarships to 6 of the country’s top colleges.

Kettering City Schools saves more than $900,000 in utility costs over a three-year period through project with Energy Optimizers, USA

TIPP CITY, Ohio, May 22, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just three years after partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, on an ambitious energy improvement project, Kettering City Schools has saved more than $900,000 in utility costs. The project, which began in 2013, included interior and exterior lighting retrofits, districtwide controls commissioning, advanced energy management programming and Energy Star certifications.

Chesterfield County Public Schools (VA) Expands Synergy Solution to Include Online Registration

CHESTERFIELD, Va., May 16, 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 Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) to implement the company’s Synergy Online Registration module, augmenting the district’s existing Synergy solution.