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2013-05-02 23:16:00

The Abilities First School-to-Work Program, based in the Hudson Valley region of New York State, is well known for giving students all they need to gain employment as adults and succeed in becoming independent; the agency recently announced its continued growth in this component of its programming for special needs kids, with student Joseph Staib taking on a job at Bard College. Joseph Staib is proof positive that their work goes beyond typical employment services, offering kids with...

2010-08-24 06:02:00

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month The Washington Monthly released its annual college guide, ranking Bard College at Simon's Rock number one in the nation among Baccalaureate Colleges. The Washington Monthly's guide measures how well colleges and universities fulfill their public mission. "The Washington Monthly ranking is profound because it recognizes not only what a Simon's Rock education means for an individual, but what it means for the country,"...

2009-03-31 09:30:00

First Environmental/Worker Health Shareholder Resolution From College Endowment Prompts Action By Nation's Largest Potato Buyer WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to shareholder concerns, McDonald's Corporation has agreed to formally survey and promote best practices in pesticide use reduction within its American potato supply chain. As the largest buyer of potatoes in the U.S., McDonald's commitment will support progress on this important issue, which affects the...

2009-03-27 08:36:00

SARASOTA, Fla., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ringling College of Art and Design today announced a strategic affiliation agreement with the International Center of Photography (ICP), which will provide select Ringling students an opportunity to study at the Manhattan-based ICP for one year, beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year. "Ringling College's affiliation with the International Center of Photography in New York City is an outstanding opportunity for the college, its students,...


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