Education and Schools News - Page 9

Page 9 of Education and Schools News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



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.

Greeneview Local School District to Save $42,598 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, March 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Isaac Seevers, Superintendent of Greeneview Local Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce overall energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.

Lakewood College Selected as One of the Best Employers in Ohio

CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lakewood College is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of the Best Employers in Ohio for 2014 by the Best Companies Group (BCG)! BCG is an organization dedicated to establishing ‘Best Places to Work,’ ‘Best Companies’ and ‘Best Employers’ programs in an effort to distinguish companies who demonstrate and are superior in workplace excellence.

Collector’s Choice Raises Funds for Next Generation of Artists and Designers at Laguna College of Art and Design

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., March 13, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces its Collector’s Choice 25th Anniversary Celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the main campus, 2222 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA, 92651.

A New Research Study Has Concluded that Dark Energy Probably Does Not Exist

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, March 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to the Pantheory Research Organization, a new study of type 1a supernova data has concluded, for the first time, that dark energy probably does not exist. The paper is entitled ‘An Alternative Universe-Scale Analytic Metrology and Related Cosmological Model.’ The paper was published in the February 2014 issue of the journal of Applied Physics Research, by the Canadian Center of Science and Education.

Lakewood College Recognized as one of America’s Top Military-Friendly Colleges

CLEVELAND, Ohio, March 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Military Advanced Education (MAE) has awarded Lakewood College the designation of a Top Military-Friendly College in its 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities, just released in print, and available online.

Five Queens and a Robot Win Top Honors and Head to Sacramento

MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Five young women from Monrovia High School and their rhinestone-encrusted robot won the top Inspire Award at the Los Angeles FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Regional Championship Tournament held at Monrovia this past Saturday, the Monrovia High School Robotics Program announced today. Along with six other teams from cities ranging from Santa Barbara to San Diego, they advance to compete with top teams from eleven western states, Alaska and Hawaii in McClellan, Calif., near Sacramento on March 20-22, 2014 at the West Super-Regional FTC Championship.

Brandman University Selects Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8, as they transition to Competency Based Learning

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brandman University has selected Regent Education’s financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning.

Regent Education Reports Record Growth in 2013, Extensive Expansion Plans in 2014

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, is pleased to announce its third consecutive year of triple digit growth. In 2013, growth was fueled by sales of the company’s flagship product, Regent 8, to multiple new clients across all segments of higher education.

Magnet schools to celebrate educational excellence and equality during National Magnet Schools Month this February

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 29, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Magnet Schools of America announced this February magnet schools across the nation will join together to celebrate National Magnet Schools Month. In honor of the upcoming 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision of Brown v. Board of Education, this year’s theme is ‘Creating Opportunities for All.’

Belpre City Schools to Save $56,185 Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 23, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tony Dunn, Superintendent of Belpre City Schools, is pleased to announce that the District has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve four existing school buildings, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.

Edupoint Expands Learning Management Offering with Addition of Online Assessment

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Assessment, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform that enables educators to easily build, manage, and deliver classroom assessments online. This module expands Edupoint’s learning management system (LMS) platform and allows educators to measure and analyze student performance both on a classroom and individual level.

Utelogy Named a University Business Magazine 2013 Readers’ Choice Top Product

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy has been selected as a University Business Readers’ Choice Top Product for 2013. The annual University Business Readers’ Choice Top Products award recognizes the most innovative products in higher education. This prestigious list informs university leaders and administrators about the products their colleagues around the country are using to help their schools excel.

New Richmond Schools to Save $128K Annually by Implementing Energy Conservation Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Jan. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adam Bird, Superintendent of New Richmond Exempted Village Schools, is pleased to announce that the district has implemented an energy conservation project, which is being executed by Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve five existing schools, reduce over-all energy usage, and save taxpayer dollars.

Edupoint Releases Online Registration Module for the Synergy Education Platform

MESA, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Edupoint(R) Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) solution for the national K-12 market, has released Synergy Online Registration, a fully-integrated module of the Synergy(R) Education Platform designed to streamline school registration for parents and reduce administrative burden on district staff. Available to all Synergy districts, this module extends the existing functionality in the Synergy SIS to provide a customizable online registration portal to collect and process admission and registration data for new and returning students.

Utelogy Corporation Opens New Corporate Office and Training Facility in Irvine, California

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation has signed a new lease to open its expanded corporate office and training facility within a mile of John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California.

New Book Reveals Real Life of Public School Teacher in ‘IGNITION’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ‘Ignition’ (ISBN: 978-1-4772-6828-5), authored by Michelle Arrose, is an interactive book that is based on the true trials and tribulations of a public school teacher. And, the reader decides her fate.

Glasair Aviation USA LLC receives LODA to conduct Flight Training

ARLINGTON, Wash., Dec. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Glasair Aviation USA LLC is proud to announce it has received a LODA (Letter of Deviation Authority) to conduct Flight Training in its Experimental Aircraft.