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2014-05-15 08:29:30

Artist and educator with a reputation as an energetic teacher and advocate of the arts and humanities named new leader of gallery OGDEN, Utah, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery at Weber State University (www.weber.edu/shawgallery) today announced Lydia Gravis will join the gallery as its new director. The Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery is Northern Utah's premier venue for contemporary art exhibitions and educational programs that provide...

2014-05-13 23:03:39

Mercy College’s 12th President Timothy L. Hall takes office May 13, 2014. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Mercy College’s new president Timothy L. Hall begins today as the College’s 12th president. The Mercy College Board of Trustees elected Hall in January 2014. Click here to see a video message from Timothy L. Hall - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u12-qT3EGyc&list=UUbN5EHPqY25vG0rFgjbkMBw Hall said: “Mercy College’s mission and commitment to student success will...

2014-05-13 12:21:48

TORRANCE, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grambling State University (GSU) awarded James Colon, vice president of African American Business Strategy at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc., an honorary doctorate degree at its 2014 Spring Commencement ceremony, Friday, May 9. It is the most prestigious degree the historically black university offers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140513/86870 Grambling recognized Colon for his commitment to diversity in the automobile industry and...

2014-05-08 23:05:42

UT Rockets retain ESP to study strategies for continuous improvement of Athletic Department Operations. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Damon Evans, Founder and Managing Director of Evolution Sports Partners (“ESP”), and former Athletic Director at University of Georgia, has announced that the University of Toledo Athletic Department has engaged ESP to conduct a study and explore strategies for continuous quality improvement of the Rockets’ operations. “My partners and I...

2014-05-08 12:29:27

SAN MARCOS, Calif., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CSUSM is offering an intensive two-year Pre-Health Professions post-baccalaureate certificate beginning in Fall 2014 that will provide students with the science and math courses they need to prepare for entrance into various Health Professions programs such as Medical, Dental, Optometry and Veterinary Schools. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130807/LA60578LOGO Many post-baccalaureate individuals decide to change...

2014-05-05 16:31:03

FT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III will be the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) undergraduate commencement on Saturday, May 10 at 4 pm at the BB&T Center located at 1 Panther Parkway in Sunrise. The ceremony will include candidates from NSU's the Farquhar College of Arts, Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, the College of Health Care Sciences, the College of Nursing, and Sciences, the H. Wayne...

2014-04-29 23:11:09

University of the Virgin Islands receives largest gift in school's history. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 New Generation Power and Chairman, Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria, are proud to announce a $30 million gift commitment on their behalf to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school at the University of the Virgin Islands. The generous gift comes one week after a unanimous vote by the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees allowing the...

2014-04-29 23:04:51

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) received a $30 million gift commitment to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school. St. Thomas, US. Virgin Islands (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) received a $30 million gift commitment to help establish a state-of-the-art, Territory-wide medical school. Announced on April 25, by UVI President David Hall, the generous gift on behalf of New Generation Power (NGP) and its Chairman, Dr....

2014-04-29 23:01:31

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online Communications and Public Relations Bachelor's Degree Programs. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. We seek to help students during their college search by providing an analysis of what degree paths are available to them, with an emphasis on distance learning. By...

2014-04-29 20:27:14

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Health Educator Cathy Nguyen is an expert on university-level programs to help students develop healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices. In light of the White House's report on steps to prevent sexual assault at college campuses, CSUSM's Health Education program is an example of best practices universities can take to transform individual behaviors and create positive social...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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