Education and Schools News - Page 8

Page 8 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

The Public Leadership Education Network Honors Alumni for 35th Anniversary Celebration

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is honored to announce the names of the women who will be recognized for outstanding achievements by PLEN alumni at PLEN’s 35th Anniversary celebration on March 18.

Inclusion Conference brings the Power of Play to Downtown Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C., March 11, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Over 175 recreational professionals, educators and child specialists from across the U.S. will gather at the National Inclusion Project’s Power of Play Inclusion Conference at Marbles Kids Museum in Downtown Raleigh on March 30-31, 2015. This inspiring event is for all people who desire to ensure no child sits on the sidelines.

Millennium Administrators Exceeds North Pocono School Districts Healthcare Cost Savings Expectations

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa., March 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Millennium Administrators, a national benefits administrator, was contracted by the North Pocono School District in July, 2013 with the expectation that Millennium would assist in the teacher contract negotiations, as well as identify savings for the Districts healthcare benefit plan. Millennium provided several cost savings initiatives, which were implemented by the District during the contract year.

‘Nonprofit Enrichment Series’ Webcasts Focus on Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

SEATTLE, Wash., March 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit fund accounting and software specialist, Vicki Welter, CPA is offering a free monthly online program, the Nonprofit Enrichment Series. The Nonprofit Enrichment Series covers a variety of financial management topics for nonprofit organizations.

International High School Exchange Students Seeking Host Families

NORTHFIELD, Minn., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — International Experience (iE-USA) announced today that visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year.

The Public Leadership Education Network Celebrates 35th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 12, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is pleased to announce its 35th Anniversary event to be held on March 18, celebrating decades of preparing young women to follow their passions and be leaders in public policy. We are honored to have Ambassador Connie Morella and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton as our Honorary Co-Chairs.

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.