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2009-04-30 13:09:00

Perot Systems and TECO Energy Embody Customer and Employee-Centric Support Operations COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- HDI(R) (http://www.thinkhdi.com), the world's largest membership association for help desk and technical support professionals and the premier certification body for the industry, today announced Minaz Jiwa as the winner of the HDI Analyst of the Year Award. The award was presented at the 2009 HDI World Conference on Technical Service and Support which was...

2009-04-07 09:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies (UoR) has begun enrollment for three new specializations available to all UoR students pursuing an online Master's or Doctoral degree in Psychology: Health and Wellness Psychology, Organizational Consulting, and Sports & Performance Psychology. "Our new specializations look to the future of the field - what experts say Psychology will resemble in 5 to 10 years," said Dr. Stephen Kirkpatrick, Dean of the School...

2009-03-31 08:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the 11-year Global Broadcast Service solution provider, has submitted its final proposal for the U.S. Air Force GBS Satellite Broadcast Manager Defense Enterprise Computing Center Transition contract. GBS is a worldwide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support system providing military forces with high-speed, high-volume multimedia broadcasts of intelligence and situational awareness data....

2009-03-05 13:52:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mark Wentzlaff, President and CEO of Prime Time Communications, LLC, of Englewood, Colorado has announced that the acquisition of Falcon Broadband, Inc has been completed. A letter of intent to merge Prime Time Communications and Falcon Broadband was signed in April of 2008, with the two companies cooperatively working together through a management services agreement over the last 10 months. This merger brings Prime Time Communications, an...

2009-03-02 11:29:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- West meets East as faculty, students and alumni from University of the Rockies embark on China for a two-week journey to share their knowledge with peers on the Western ways of thinking in psychology. The educational adventure, taking place March 27 through April 14, includes a lecture in existential psychology by Dr. Louis Hoffman, core faculty member and editor-in-chief of University of the Rockies press. Dr. James Ungvarsky, a leading...

2009-02-25 08:00:00

Distinguished Visiting Faculty Member Dr. Jerry A. Boriskin of University of the Rockies Delivers Keynote COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when many military men and women are returning home from combat, Dr. Jerry A. Boriskin, distinguished visiting faculty member of the University of the Rockies and author of "At Wit's End," delivered timely solutions on how to recognize and prevent post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for military members at the 35th Annual...

2009-02-06 15:27:00

DENVER, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Broadcasting, a unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies, today announced the appointment of Byron F. Grandy as vice president and general manager of KMGH - Denver's 7, the ABC-affiliate station in Denver, and its Spanish-language Azteca America affiliates in Denver and Colorado Springs. In this position, Mr. Grandy is responsible for setting the station's strategic direction, and for overseeing KMGH's sales, operations and program content, as well as the...

2009-02-04 15:24:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Robert Edelbrock, an administrator and educator with more than 20 years of experience, has been appointed Vice President/Campus Director for the University of the Rockies (UoR). Beginning on February 23, 2009, Dr. Edelbrock will oversee all services, processes, initiatives, and functions for the UoR campus in Colorado Springs, Colorado. "Dr. Edelbrock comes to us with an abundance of higher education administration experience," said Dr....

2009-01-12 09:00:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) announced today the continuation of the 2008 Loyalty Reward Program throughout 2009 for its members, who also enjoy benefits including select dealer discounts, a magazine subscription to The Star, and events such as organized race track classes, social gatherings and travel opportunities. The 2009 Membership Loyalty Reward Program offers MBCA members a $1,500 reward gift card for purchasing or leasing a...

2008-10-02 15:00:52

By SUE MCMILLIN For every 100 students who start high school in Colorado Springs School District 11, more than 30 don't graduate with their class. A couple of months ago, it looked as if A.J. Duran would be among them, a dropout from the class of 2009. Now, he's enrolled in Palmer Night School, and he said he thinks he can make up his credit deficiencies through special programs. His mind, he says, is "set on graduating with my class in the spring." Duran is one of about 25 dropouts...


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 'kardia,' heart.
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