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2012-05-04 02:25:02

MIAMI, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dade Medical College launches its new online campus as the college continues to expand its offerings of specialized allied healthcare and nursing education programs for the community. The college launched their new Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program and their Associate of Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding program to their online education students on Monday, April 30. The college's Bachelor's of Science Degree in...

2012-04-17 06:24:59

Hilary C. Pennington to receive the Harry S. Truman Award for her outstanding leadership ORLANDO, Fla., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hilary C. Pennington, Director for U.S. Education- Postsecondary Success and Special Initiatives at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will receive the Harry S. Truman Award from the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) during the 92nd AACC Annual Convention. This year's convention will be held April 21-24 at the Orlando...

2012-04-17 06:24:09

Floridians Among 2012 Outstanding Alumni; Carville and Matalin, Mika Brzezinski Keynote 92nd Annual Convention of American Association of Community Colleges WASHINGTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Think of the most pressing issues facing higher education today, and you will find community colleges at the center of the discussion. Student access and college costs...workforce preparation and the skills gap...college readiness and developmental education...responsiveness to...

2012-04-17 06:23:10

Progress toward Greener D.C. to be tracked on District Government Website WASHINGTON, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Universities in the nation's capital are committing to reducing energy usage in buildings by 69,000 MMBtus annually (enough energy to power 720 U.S. households for a year), as part of the District of Columbia Mayor's College and University Sustainability Pledge (CUSP) to make D.C. the "greenest college town in America." "I want to commend my colleagues in the...

2012-04-12 02:53:06

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LearningExpress, LLC today announced that the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) --which serves seven colleges, more than 85,000 credit students, and an additional 25,000 continuing education students each semester--has purchased LearningExpress Library(TM) as a new online learning resource. "LearningExpress Library will provide DCCCD students, faculty, staff, and administrators access to a series of informational database files that...

2012-03-29 10:21:37

TEMPE, Ariz., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rob and Melani Walton Fund of the Walton Family Foundation is providing $27.5 million to Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability (GIOS) to develop and deploy promising solutions to sustainability challenges including energy, water, environment, climate, urbanization, social transformation and decision-making in local, national and global contexts and to educate future leaders in sustainability. The investment to ASU is...

2012-03-01 21:45:00

Mentors, Office Space and over $250,000 were invested in 26 startups in the 2011 competition Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 01, 2012 ASU Venture Catalyst, part of ASU SkySong, has officially launched the 2012 application for the Edson Student Entrepreneur competition, to find and support the best new and innovative student startups in Arizona State University. Now entering its eight year, the Edson Student Entrepreneurship Initiative is the University´s premier student startup...

2012-02-24 08:00:00

Phoenix College students Kathryn Banning and Jose Guzman, Jr. have been named to the 2012 All-Arizona Academic Team, which recognizes the top community college student scholars in the state. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 24, 2012 Two Phoenix College students have been named to the 2012 All-Arizona Academic Team, which recognizes the top community college student scholars in the state. As part of the honor, Kathryn Banning and Jose Guzman, Jr., will receive scholarships and tuition waivers to...

2012-02-14 16:17:00

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fountain Residential Partners, in association with Crosswind Development Partners, is expected to break ground this spring on a 139 unit/427 bed student housing community adjacent to The University of North Texas in Denton. The project, 33 North, is expected to deliver for Fall 2013. Fountain has quietly become one of the most active multifamily developers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with three projects to be constructed in 2011 and 2012. The Vue on...

2012-02-08 10:00:00

PHOENIX, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Turner Construction Company is pleased to announce that its Net Zero construction project, Colonel Smith Middle School at Fort Huachuca, AZ will be featured at a one-day symposium at ASU on Friday, February 10, 2012. Sponsored by the Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI) and the Global Institute of Sustainability (GIOS), the one-day symposium is titled, "What's Next for Sustainable Schools and Communities?" Colonel Smith Middle...