Quantcast

Latest American Association of State Colleges and Universities Stories

2014-07-24 12:25:36

University enhances, formalizes degree-completion program with greater financial and academic support for former student-athletes seeking to complete their degrees, at any time CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced the launch of an enhanced degree-completion program that honors former student-athletes' scholarships for life. This program - Complete Carolina - provides financial support for degree completion,...

2014-07-24 08:29:17

RICHARDSON, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edith O'Donnell, longtime visionary and patroness of the arts and education, has made a contribution of $17 million to create the Edith O'Donnell Institute of Art History. The purpose of the investment is to elevate art history at UT Dallas to a nationally preeminent stature. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140723/130005 "UT Dallas excels in science and engineering. The moment is right to build a program of the...

2014-07-23 23:21:09

A Respected Scholar, Surgeon, Researcher and Administrator appointed unanimously by the Board of Trustees Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 The Howard University Board of Trustees accepted the unanimous recommendation of the Presidential Search Committee and voted to appoint Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, FACS, as the University’s 17th President during a meeting on Monday evening. The Presidential Search Committee, chaired by Vernon E. Jordan, Jr., was comprised of all of the...

2014-07-23 23:05:50

R2i will moderate a panel of leading higher education professionals to discuss the changing landscape in the business of higher education marketing. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The annual eduWeb Conference for the higher education community delivers presentations and workshops to those who are involved in the design, development, marketing strategy, implementation and management of their online presence. This year’s conference will be held August 4-6 at the Hilton Baltimore....

2014-07-23 08:38:56

Partnership helps universities reshape digital marketing curricula SAN MATEO, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marketo Inc. (NASDAQ: MKTO), the leading provider of marketing software, announced it is partnering with the Orfalea College of Business at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo to develop curricula that will better prepare today's students for tomorrow's marketing careers. This partnership will serve as the cornerstone of Marketo's broader strategy to create training programs...

2014-07-15 08:28:32

JERSEY CITY, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey City University (NJCU), Passaic County Community College (PCCC), Essex County College (ECC), and the Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) have partnered to create an innovative, one-year RN-BSN program with a concurrent 900-hour, nursing residency component. The unique program will expand an ethnically-diverse, competent nursing workforce, increase access to quality health care, and transition ethnically-diverse nurses into...

2014-07-10 23:10:42

Penn State for the first time this summer is hosting a Summer Academy for high school students from across Pennsylvania who are blind or visually impaired. The free program runs from July 13 to August 1. University Park, PA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Imagine venturing across a high-ropes course for the first time, balancing on cables two stories above the ground. Now imagine doing it if you were blind. A high-ropes course is just one of many challenges on tap this summer for students...

2014-06-30 08:30:26

JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Jersey City University Department of Nursing has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program (NCIN), a program of RWJF and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Through the grant, which supports traditionally underrepresented students who are making a career switch to nursing through an accelerated baccalaureate or...

2014-06-29 23:00:47

Award will support Adult and Child Center’s Foster Care and Family Preservation Programs. Indianapolis (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 First Lady Karen Pence hosted the first-ever reception for grant recipients of the Indiana First Lady’s Charitable Foundation at the Governor’s residence on Wednesday, where she awarded $22,000 to 28 organizations and charities that serve Hoosier families and children across the state. Adult and Child Center was represented by Heather Todd and Dan Arens, who...

2014-06-27 08:23:32

ATLANTA, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angie Champsaur has earned her Accredited in Public Relations (APR) certification, it was announced today by the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122254 Champsaur is a media relations specialist with the U.S. military's Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) at Encompass Digital Media. She works with public affairs officers and news...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
Related