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2014-02-04 23:20:33

Kevin Singleton, founder of Elevate New York, a nonprofit educational mentoring program which recently gained the support of Beyonce Knowles-Carter, spoke to Union College students about leading a life of service. Singleton's message was part of the annual Spring Convocation held on Union's campus. Barbourville, KY (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Kevin Singleton, Union College alumnus and founder of Elevate New York, addressed Union College students, faculty and staff during Spring...

2008-09-13 03:00:25

By Boyle, Cynthia J To the Editor: At a time when schools and colleges of pharmacy are expanding enrollments and when new schools are proliferating, the role of the faculty member has never been more important to pharmacy education. There is a common perception that a career in academia requires sacrifice and the benefits of such a career are not generally articulated.My graduation account is intended to sharewhat I believe to be the essential benefit, and even joy, of being a faculty...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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