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2014-09-29 08:39:16

Largest Grant in College's History to Enhance Its Innovative and Collaborative Program to Support Student Success NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The College of New Rochelle (CNR) today announced a $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a comprehensive program to enhance student success through innovative, collaborative learning strategies. It is the largest grant in the College's history. "This grant will enable The College of New...

2014-09-23 23:04:12

Five-Week Implementation for Policy-Based Provisioning, Password Reset & Synchronization Across Banner, ActiveDirectory, GoogleApps and Blackboard Naples, FL. (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Fischer International Identity, LLC announced today that Jefferson College deployed Fischer’s on-campus identity management suite in five weeks, from requirements definition to production go-live, proving that comprehensive identity management can indeed be deployed quickly, within budget and without...

2014-09-18 23:00:26

The two met at Mercy College in 2001 when Thompson was an undergraduate student and needed a French tutor. She knew Nikel, who was a graduate student at the time, was French and so she asked him. (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 When Mary Ann Thompson and Mathieu Nikel decided it was time to tie the knot, the couple, who live in Bali, Indonesia with their son, Isaac, said there was only one choice for them – Mercy College. The two met at Mercy College in 2001 when Thompson was an...

2014-09-17 23:00:53

Mercy College is proud to welcome Dr. Karol Dean as the new Dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dobbs Ferry, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mercy College is proud to welcome Dr. Karol Dean as the new Dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. As dean, she is responsible for the maintaining and enhancing the quality of the academic mission of the dynamic undergraduate and graduate programs within the School. Dean said: “I am honored to join Mercy...

2014-09-16 08:25:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine announced today the results of The Princeton Review's annual survey that names the top 25 undergraduate schools and top 25 graduate schools offering the best programs for entrepreneurship studies in the nation. From more than 2,000 schools that The Princeton Review surveyed in 2014 for this project, Babson College in Massachusetts earned the #1 spot on the undergraduate entrepreneurship programs...

2014-09-15 08:26:23

Best Value Schools has launched its newest article for ranking the top 25 colleges with high freshman retention rates by their overall return on investment PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a new article, the educational website Best Value Schools has ranked the top 25 colleges with high freshman retention rates that offer students an excellent return on their investment for the greatest value in higher education. "25 Colleges with High Freshman Retention Rates Ranked...

2014-09-12 20:20:29

UNITY, Maine, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A contingent from the first institution of higher education in America to divest from investments in fossil fuels will be noteworthy participants in the largest climate march in history. At the People's Climate March on September 21 in New York City, Unity College faculty, staff and students will share their perspectives, witness their own personal struggles to address global climate change, and provide details about a new path...

2014-09-11 20:21:47

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InGenesis is proud to announce "Soaring to a Healthier Tomorrow," a luncheon fundraiser for the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) School of Osteopathic Medicine. The luncheon, set for Friday, Sept. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oak Hills Country Club, will feature UIW Medical School Founding Dean Dr. Robyn Madson, DO, MPH, as keynote speaker. Madson will share plans for the future of this exciting new addition to UIW with key...

2014-09-09 23:01:14

The University of New England has received an NSF grant to implement a project- and research-oriented curriculum that will involve at least 29 courses and more than 1,600 students. Through the project, UNE undergraduates will work simultaneously on assessing, monitoring and modeling aspects of the Saco River estuary. Students will investigate urban, salt marsh, intertidal and open-water habitats and apply methods of ecology, physiology, molecular biology, botany, zoology, mathematics,...

2014-09-09 00:22:34

Princeton and Williams Continue Reign at Top; Harvard and Amherst are No. 1 for Value WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report today released the 30(th) edition of its flagship Best Colleges rankings, which measure academic excellence. For the second year in a row, Princeton University claims sole possession of the No. 1 spot in the Best National Universities category. Williams College tops the list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges, making it No. 1...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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