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2014-07-01 12:27:50

ST. LOUIS, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension is pleased to announce six members of the new Ascension Board of Directors: -- The Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, CM, EdD, President, DePaul University, Chicago, who will serve as interim Chair. Father Dennis, former Vice Chair of the Ascension Board of Directors, is also a professor of education at DePaul and a faculty member in the Harvard Graduate School of Education's Management Development Program, as...

2014-03-26 08:35:02

The company transitions to a single brand identity and launches updated corporate website WALNUT CREEK, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Insurance, Inc. announced today the launch of its new corporate website, www.ascensionins.com, as well as its new logo and brand identity. This rebranding effort follows a period of expansion for the company over the past three years, in which several acquisitions of smaller, successful brokerage firms were completed. Ascension's...

2013-12-31 16:22:13

New Role Expands Ascension's Compliance Capabilities and Affordable Care Act Expertise WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascension Insurance, Inc., announced today that Ed Bray has joined their benefits practice group in the newly-created role of Senior Vice President, Compliance. Bray will be responsible for delivering health and welfare benefits compliance support and services to Ascension's clients. Bray joins Ascension with over 15 years' experience directing...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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