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2014-08-07 12:29:06

Peter Adler becomes online university's latest board member SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peter Adler, President of Molina Healthcare of Washington, was recently appointed to the state advisory board of WGU Washington. The 13-member board helps guide the growth and development of Washington's only legislatively-endorsed, online university. Adler has been a leader in the healthcare industry for more than three decades and brings a track record of service to our state's...

2014-06-18 23:15:35

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) – a regional agency that accredits more than 1,000 degree granting higher education institutions – has appointed Dr. Rufus Glasper, Chancellor of Maricopa Community Colleges, to its Board of Trustees. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) – a regional agency that accredits more than 1,000 degree granting higher education institutions – has appointed Dr. Rufus Glasper, Chancellor of Maricopa Community Colleges, to...

2014-05-14 23:12:50

Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Rufus Glasper has received an honorary degree from Northern Arizona University for his significant contributions to the education of others. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Maricopa Community Colleges Chancellor Rufus Glasper has received an honorary degree from Northern Arizona University for his significant contributions to the education of others. Dr. Glasper addressed graduates at NAU’s annual spring commencement ceremony in Flagstaff on...

2014-05-10 23:02:27

Scottsdale Community College student Miriam Villanueva has received the Chancellor's Civic Leadership Medallion, which recognizes student accomplishments in civic participation and leadership. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 10, 2014 Scottsdale Community College student Miriam Villanueva has received the Chancellor's Civic Leadership Medallion, which recognizes student accomplishments in civic participation and leadership. She is among 19 students from throughout Maricopa Community...

2014-04-30 16:37:11

Trae Chancellor to Explore New Tech Solutions to Eradicate Bullying in Schools PALO ALTO, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No Bully, a leading nonprofit dedicated to eradicating bullying in schools across the U.S., today announced the addition of tech industry leader Trae Chancellor to its advisory board. The former CIO at Salesforce.com, Chancellor is the co-founder of mPATH, a mobile development solution aiming to provide transformative technology solutions....

2014-04-17 16:22:36

New initiatives funded through Office of the Provost, Swanson School of Engineering, and philanthropic gifts from alumni John C. Mascaro and John A. Swanson PITTSBURGH, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --To mark the tenth anniversary of the University of Pittsburgh's Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation (MCSI) and to build upon the ongoing philanthropy of two of Pitt's most generous donors, Pitt officials announced a new $37.5 million funding initiative comprising various...

2014-03-14 23:25:10

NOVA nominates Rebecca Kamen, Professor of Art, for Professor Emeritus to celebrate 35 years of distinguished service. Kamen's work is recognized for embodying the STEM to STEAM movement, and her approach is celebrated in both the art and scientific communities. McLean, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Northern Virginia Community College ( NOVA) recently nominated Rebecca Kamen, Professor of Art, for Professor Emeritus to celebrate 35 years of distinguished service, teaching excellence and...

2014-03-14 23:00:06

Charlene M. Dukes is recognized as a leading force in promoting diversity in higher education. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 This week the American Council on Education (ACE) announced that Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College, is the 2014 recipient of the Reginald Wilson Diversity in Leadership award. For her resolve to ensure all students have access to the tools and resources needed to succeed academically and professionally, Dr. Dukes is being...

2013-11-19 23:01:15

With an estimated 3 million students enrolled in fully online programs nationwide, Brandman University Chancellor Gary Brahm separates fact from fiction when it comes to online learning. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 With unemployment hovering at 7.3 percent and many employers still holding off hiring despite strong profits, the challenge facing many adults is whether or not to seek additional education in hopes of being prepared to jump back into the work force or to advance their...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.