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2014-03-06 23:26:41

Endurance International Group's Jane Shih spoke at RightsCon on Tuesday’s panel titled “Protecting User Rights Online: Practical Issues Facing Early Stage Technology Companies.” Endurance demonstrates continued commitment to web civility. Burlington, MA (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Endurance International Group (NASDAQ:EIGI), a leading provider of cloud-based platform solutions to help small and medium-sized businesses succeed online, demonstrated its continued commitment to web...

2013-07-30 08:31:37

- Americans Encounter 2.4 Acts of Incivility Per Day, According to New Weber Shandwick/Powell Tate Research - NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Civility in America continues to disintegrate and rude behavior is becoming the "new normal," according to a new national survey. Reports of personal infringements are on the rise, driving 70 percent of Americans to believe that incivility has reached crisis proportions. With Americans encountering incivility more than twice a day, on...

2013-02-26 12:26:32

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the nation's oldest liberal-arts colleges today honored two leading U.S. Senators with the second annual Allegheny College Prize for Civility in Public Life. Allegheny College President James H. Mullen Jr. awarded the 2013 prize to United States Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) during a ceremony at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. "Allegheny College is honored to award its 2013 Prize for Civility in Public...

2012-10-31 15:25:08

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gave the country a model of civility when he put the populace of his state ahead of politics by complimenting President Obama on his actions during the storm crisis. As a Marriage and family Therapist for over 35 years, I have worked to help families find healthier and more productive ways to deal with stressful times. As I view societal dynamics I find myself wondering why...

2012-09-18 23:02:54

In the Know, Inc. presents the first comprehensive turnkey solution for civility training designed exclusively for the healthcare industry. Durham, NC (PRWEB) September 18, 2012 The healthcare industry is hiding a dirty little secret and it´s making everyone sick. A pervasive culture of incivility among healthcare employees is causing dangerous medical errors, poor patient satisfaction, higher employee turnover and higher healthcare costs for everyone. In the Know, Inc. now offers the...

2012-06-13 06:22:18

NEW YORK, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A rancorous political environment is primarily responsible for driving a "national civility disorder" and most Americans say politics is increasingly uncivil, complicating resolution of major issues and deterring qualified people from entering public service, according to a new public opinion poll. Reinforcing these perceptions, nearly seven in 10 Americans (67 percent) expect the upcoming November election process to be uncivil. Weber...

2012-02-21 11:46:00

National Press Club event launches comprehensive effort by Allegheny College to help revitalize civility in public-policy and political debates WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President James H. Mullen Jr. of Allegheny College, one of the nation's oldest liberal-arts colleges, today honored political journalists and commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and nationally syndicated columnist Mark Shields as the recipients of the first Allegheny College...

2012-02-20 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Allegheny College: WHO: David Brooks, Political Journalist and CommentatorMark Shields, Political Journalist and CommentatorJames H. Mullen, Jr., President of Allegheny CollegeDaniel M. Shea, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Political Participation at Allegheny College WHAT: Allegheny College will honor New York Times columnist David Brooks and nationally syndicated...

2011-09-30 10:05:00

Burns' "Prohibition" Documentary Raises Questions about Democracy and Role of Government WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, director of the upcoming PBS film series Prohibition, will call for a national discourse on the tenuous relationship between civility and democracy in American history using his new film as a starting point at a National Press Club Speakers Series luncheon on Monday, October 3. (Logo:...

2011-09-15 14:20:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) will sponsor the keynote panel at the 66th Annual National Conference on Citizenship next Thursday, September 22, at 3:30 P.M. MT in Phoenix, Arizona. Panelists include Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, BPC Senior Fellow Senator Bob Bennett, Arizona State Senator Kyrsten Sinema, Sally Rider of the National Institute for Civil Discourse and Ted Simons of KAET-TV's "Horizon" current events program. PBS Host...