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2014-09-30 23:04:23

In August, the University of the Virgin Islands and the National Park Service signed a memorandum of Understating (MOU) demonstrating future cooperation between the NPS on St. Croix and the University. United States Virgin Islands (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 In August, the University of the Virgin Islands and the National Park Service signed a memorandum of Understating (MOU) demonstrating future cooperation between the NPS on St. Croix and the University. This agreement will establish and...

2014-09-25 08:24:16

ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wayne Roberts has been awarded the September, 2014 Chapter Champion Award from the Georgia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (www.prsageorgia.org) in recognition of his dedicated volunteer work. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148255 The award recognizes members who have significantly contributed to the Chapter's success and is given monthly or when appropriate. She was presented with a certificate and inscribed...

2014-09-23 23:09:16

Service Academies Earn the Best Overall Grades while CUNY Baruch and University of Florida Make Top Ten List Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 CostofLearning.com, the website providing transparency into the true cost of college, today released its first College Ratings Report Card to help families identify the best value schools. The proprietary Cost of Learning report card provides a letter grade for more than 1,600 public and private colleges that the company analyzed on four...

2014-09-23 16:30:27

AT&T Aspire contribution is part of more than $12.5M Distributed Across U.S. HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California State University, East Bay Foundation will receive $276,548.61 from AT&T to expand the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative. The program, which serves over 10,000 residents and over 3,000 students in the Jackson Triangle neighborhood, was one of the first five communities in the country selected to pilot the U.S. Department of Education's...

2014-09-18 12:27:52

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daniel P. Elwell, an accomplished advancement executive and sales and marketing professional, has been appointed Vice President for University Advancement at New Jersey City University (NJCU). He will also serve as executive director of the New Jersey City University Foundation, Inc. Mr. Elwell will lead NJCU's fundraising, communications and marketing efforts. He joined the University's senior management team on September 3...

2014-09-17 12:24:58

-First-of-its-kind degree focuses on creating new ventures in the arts sector- PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purchase College-SUNY today announced it will launch an MA in Entrepreneurship in the Arts--the first degree in the country that focuses exclusively on creating new entities in the arts sector. The program, which will commence fall 2015, will provide graduates with the skills to create arts ventures and act as entrepreneurs--along with an in-depth foundation...

2014-09-16 23:00:16

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s Cybersecurity Master in Professional Studies and Graduate Certificate Programs offered at UMBC and UMBC’s Shady Grove campus at The Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville, MD. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 UMBC’s Cybersecurity Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session will be held on...

2014-09-16 08:24:07

New Higher Education Initiative Invites and Empowers College and University Leaders to Engage in Climate Solutions ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Solution Generation, a national initiative to catalyze higher education leadership on climate change solutions, officially launched today. Led by prominent higher education leaders from across the country, Solution Generation offers a new forum to engage in climate change leadership in ways that appeal to the values and...

2014-09-15 23:06:14

Alpha Chi Omega Announces Partnership with The Jed Foundation Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Leading women’s fraternity Alpha Chi Omega announced today its partnership with The Jed Foundation, an organization whose mission is to promote emotional health and prevent suicide among college students. Alpha Chi Omega is the first women’s fraternity of the National Panhellenic Conference to affiliate with The Jed Foundation, joining men’s fraternities Sigma Chi and Sigma...

2014-09-14 23:00:15

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s (UMBC) Biotechnology Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session provides an opportunity for individuals to learn about UMBC’s Biotechnology Master in Professional Studies and Graduate Certificate Programs offered at UMBC and UMBC’s Shady Grove campus at The Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville, MD. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 UMBC’s Biotechnology Graduate Programs’ Virtual Information Session will be held on...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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