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2014-07-29 23:12:12

StraighterLine and Bethel College Adult & Graduate Studies partner to provide students an affordable and flexible way to academically prepare for a calling, a career – and a life of service. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 StraighterLine, a leading provider of affordable, flexible and transferable online college courses, has partnered with Bethel College, an accredited evangelical Christian college dedicated to building lives of commitment for leadership in the Church and...

2014-07-28 20:25:52

Respected Veteran Brings Leadership, Academics to Forefront of Catholic Education CHICAGO, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of DePaul College Prep, located on the Fr. Gordon Campus at 3633 N. California, has unanimously elected its principal, Dr. James Quaid, to the position of school president and principal. Dr. Quaid, who joined the school in 2013, will continue in his role as school principal while directing the ongoing changes and expansion of the...

2014-07-18 16:23:15

Dr. Rebecca Craik named dean of Arcadia's College of Health Sciences; Dr. Philip McClure named chair of the University's Department of Physical Therapy GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arcadia University has announced that Rebecca Craik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named dean for its College of Health Sciences, and Philip McClure, PT, PhD, FAPTA, has been named chair of its Department of Physical Therapy. The two have a combined total of more than 36 years of...

2014-07-16 23:01:55

Pixe, the Maryland-based technology company and developers of leading mobile social marketing solutions, powered the official photo booth for the Notre Dame Reunion 2014, significantly extending the University Alumni Association’s reach on leading social media. Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Pixe, the Maryland-based technology company and developers of leading mobile social marketing solutions, powered the official photo booth for the Notre Dame Reunion 2014, significantly extending...

2014-07-10 23:04:49

Gift is among the largest received from an NDMU alumna. Baltimore, Md. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Notre Dame of Maryland University has received a $1.5 million gift from The Pitts Family Foundation, among the largest gifts received from a university alumna, that will fund the first endowed chair in the University’s School of Nursing. The Frances Kay Pitts Endowed Chair for Nursing Leadership and Innovation will provide funding for scholarship, research and special projects in the School of...

2014-07-10 08:27:05

CityU presents research on the impacts of budget cuts on consumers of community mental health SEATTLE, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Ellen Carruth, a professor at City University of Seattle, led a research team of Master of Arts in Counseling students as they explored the impacts of state budget cuts on consumers of community mental health in Washington State's largest county - King County. Rather than focusing their analysis on clients, the team concentrated on...

2014-07-02 23:03:05

Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA), an entity designed to help each institution create new cost efficiencies, improve the quality of academic and co-curricular programs, and enhance inter-institutional knowledge and collaboration. Washington, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The...

2014-06-30 20:23:38

MANCHESTER, N.H., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has selected Regent Education's financial aid management system--Regent 8--to support financial aid processes for all their students and programs including their industry-leading online programs and their new and cutting edge Competency Based Education program known as College for America (CFA). Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment...

2014-06-30 16:23:30

'Authentic Leadership' is Focus of Speakeasy Series at Wanderlust-Aspen BOULDER, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Naropa University today announced that it will partner with Wanderlust Festival, LLC, to bring global thought leaders to Wanderlust's Aspen-Snowmass Festival to explore themes related to Authentic Leadership. Organized under the umbrella of Wanderlust's Speakeasy Series, Naropa University will host three skill-based sessions on July 6. For more information, please...

2014-06-23 16:21:27

Utica College Designated National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education by National Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security; and National Center for Digital Forensics Academic Excellence by DOD Defense Cyber Crime Center UTICA, N.Y., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Utica College has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency (NSA)...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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