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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)...

2014-06-21 23:00:09

The dual accreditation means that Mercy College has met two separate criteria simultaneously highlighting the College’s top notch programs. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Mercy College School of Education is the only institution in the nation to be awarded initial national accreditation by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and its successor organization, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). The dual accreditation...

2014-06-16 23:11:03

Pilot program kicks off in fall 2014. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Fisher College and Life Button 24 are proud to announce today a new partnership aimed at better protecting students both on and off campus. In the wake of the recent tragedies on school campuses nationwide, Fisher College is taking the lead in pro-actively enhancing the safety of its students through a new pilot program with Life Button 24, creators of a revolutionary new phone app that instantly connects students with...

2014-06-11 23:00:20

Amanie Riley, who is a senior at Mercy College and is pursuing a degree in psychology and education, won the Lighthouse International Scholarship award for $10,000. The award is given to 7 students each year who are blind or visually impaired. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Mercy College Senior Amanie Riley has been awarded the Lighthouse International Scholarship. The Lighthouse International Scholarship recognizes the outstanding students who have overcome the challenges of...

2014-06-09 20:21:21

UNITY, Maine, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The environmental college President whose vision helped ignite a growing national divestment movement sees education reform coupled with sustainability science as central to salvaging a livable planet. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140609/116295 In a Yale Environment 360 interview, Unity College President Stephen Mulkey, the climate scientist whose vision helped ignite the divestment movement for fossil fuels investments...

2014-06-05 23:04:21

For almost 30 years, Chuck Massey has been a liaison between Houghton College and the city of Buffalo, N.Y., at the forefront of the movement to help revitalize both the East and West sides of Buffalo. Houghton, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 On Thursday, May 29, more than 100 people gathered at the Asbury Hall reception room to pay tribute and to honor Charles “Chuck” Massey for his 38 year career as a teacher, administrator, and coordinator for Houghton College’s Office of Urban...

2014-06-05 12:36:29

12 Faculty Research Projects from Seven Universities to Study the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning DALLAS, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world's largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has awarded 12 grants to researchers from seven universities to study the impact and effectiveness of online learning. These grants are part of AP's commitment to supporting the research conducted by partner university faculty members...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'