Quantcast

Latest Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration Stories

2013-03-31 23:01:26

The Maricopa Community Colleges have been named one of the Valley´s healthiest employers by the Phoenix Business Journal. The announcement was made at the Journal´s annual event earlier today. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 31, 2013 The Maricopa Community Colleges have been named one of the Valley´s healthiest employers by the Phoenix Business Journal. The announcement was made at the Journal´s annual event earlier today. “Working at Maricopa Community Colleges can be...

2013-03-27 23:01:50

Online video tours of independent and assisted living facilities help families search for senior care without ever leaving home. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 Arizona State University startup Late Living is revolutionizing the way people search for and make decisions about senior care, introducing a cutting-edge approach to helping families find independent and assisted living for older adults. Late Living provides floating walkthrough video tours of independent and assisted living...

2013-03-11 23:03:16

Gregory Raupp, the founder and former director of Arizona State University´s Flexible Display Center, has been named director of MacroTechnology Works within the Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development at ASU. In his new role, Raupp will enhance the flexible systems and manufacturing portfolio for the university. Tempe, Arizona (PRWEB) March 11, 2013 Gregory Raupp, the founder and former director of Arizona State University´s Flexible Display Center, has been named director of...

2013-03-09 23:03:04

The SEMI High Tech U (HTU) Teacher Academy is sponsored by the Boeing Company, and is produced by the Maricopa Community Colleges. With generous support from Intel, teachers will receive ready-to-implement “Nanotechnology: Chemical Reactivity” kits for their students. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) March 09, 2013 At the SEMI High Tech U (HTU) Teacher Academy, Arizona teachers will learn the latest methods to incorporate high-tech, industry-relevant activities into their curricula. The...

2013-01-22 23:04:06

Rice University Named Best Program by Students; MIT Ranked Highest for Overall Value Englewood, NJ (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Want to know which b-schools rate highest among current and recent students? Graduate Programs, the online guide to graduate schools for prospective graduate students, today released its rankings of the Top 25 Business School programs according to student ratings and reviews posted on Graduateprograms.com. The rankings are solely based on the surveys based on a 10...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
Related