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2012-05-29 10:19:47

The police use of stun guns increases the risk of injuries for those on the receiving end, but tends to increase officer safety, according to the most comprehensive study of such devices to date. But when officers use stun guns in conjunction with other restraint methods, they also face an increase risk of injury. Those are the conclusions of two joint studies from the University of Central Florida and Michigan State University recently published in the journals, Justice Quarterly and...

2011-05-04 09:47:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Conference USA (C-USA), a leading NCAA Division I collegiate athletic conference, has donated quality apparel to youth sports leagues implemented by Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/childreninternational/46396/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110504/MM94544 ) C-USA's gift includes baseball...

2011-02-25 15:31:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter Park Construction (WPC), (www.wpc.com), one of Orlando's leading locally owned construction companies, has broken ground on University House Central Florida (UCF), an off-campus student housing project located one half-mile from Orlando's University of Central Florida campus. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/FL55049 ) The 416-unit project is expected to be completed in August 2012 and will create 400 jobs. University...

2011-02-15 09:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RSA CONFERENCE USA -- The Transglobal Secure Collaboration Program (TSCP), the only government-industry consortium focused on secure collaboration in aerospace and defense (A&D), today announced that TSCP members from CA Technologies, Raytheon Company, Northrop Grumman and EADS will be featured in a keynote panel at RSA Conference USA 2011. The panel, titled 'Secure, Global Collaboration Made Possible,' will give attendees an inside look at...

2010-11-04 00:00:45

George Gramatikas was recognized for his contribution to the UCF Executive Development Program and success at Turbine Technology Services Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 3, 2010 Turbine Technology Services Corporation (TTS), a full-service gas turbine engineering services firm based in Orlando, Florida, is celebrating the induction of George Gramatikas to the University of Central Florida's College of Business Hall of Fame during its 12th annual event held on October 29, 2010. Gramatikas, who...

2010-09-13 08:00:00

DALLAS, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Pursuant Sports, a leader in athletic fundraising and online media solutions, recently announced their partnership with Conference USA (C-USA) on an integrated promotional campaign featuring four videos that will highlight marquee sports, conference values and sportsmanship. The 30-second spots will air during televised sporting events on several networks, most notably ESPN, ESPN2, CBS College Sports and Comcast Sports Southeast during the 2010-11 season....


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.