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2014-02-25 12:21:58

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army will recognize Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) students with over $147,847 in ROTC scholarships this week as part of the annual CIAA Basketball Tournament. The Army has partnered with the CIAA for four years to develop and promote leadership, teamwork and academic excellence. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140225/CG71609LOGO) The Army will present three students, Antoinette Wells a $38,416...

2014-02-20 23:01:50

Opens Door to Continued Professional Program Growth, Increases Academic Standards Harrogate, TN (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) notified Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) that it has approved the LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM). “Reaching this point in the development of our College of Veterinary Medicine is a landmark day for this institution and it demonstrates the investments the...

2014-02-15 23:00:05

Mercy College partners with the Head Start Sponsoring Board Council of the City of New York, Inc. (HSSBC) on behalf of the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Head Start Program. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) February 16, 2014 Continuing Mercy College’s commitment to the Bronx, the College has partnered with the Head Start Sponsoring Board Council of the City of New York, Inc. (HSSBC) to provide health screenings and education through the College’s Mobile Health...

2014-02-14 08:28:17

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandman University has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution to enable them to successfully transition to Competency Based Learning and support their innovative curriculum model. Regent 8 is the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for all enrollment models including standard term, non-term, borrower-based and competency based learning. "Our ability to provide innovative and flexible...

2014-02-12 08:34:31

Extreme's Solutions Ease the Stress of BYOD and Virtualization Challenges at the University SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oral Roberts University (ORU), located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, selected Extreme Networks (Nasdaq: EXTR), a leading provider of high performance network solutions, to upgrade its network infrastructure to support desktop and server virtualization, mobility and a BYOD environment of 4,500 students, faculty and staff. Over the past year, ORU added about 1,000...

2014-02-05 23:02:34

Arts and humanities contribute to student achievement, yet funding for this type of instruction is widely unavailable in rural areas. This conference will help teachers integrate arts into various content areas. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 In southeast Kentucky, there is limited public school funding for arts and humanities, despite evidence that shows how such programs contribute to student achievement. How can educators respond? One way is to integrate arts into other content areas. That...

2014-02-03 23:00:32

College students are invited to submit film shorts for a festival sponsored by Robert Morris University Illinois, Columbia College Chicago and DePaul University. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 If you attend college in Illinois, grab your camera and start shooting. Those of you in Wisconsin and Indiana, you’re included too. Robert Morris University Illinois invites all college students to participate in The Chicago Shorts Festival. Together with DePaul University and Columbia...

2014-01-30 23:02:15

Coming to Chapman from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Lyon begins his tenure as the third dean of the Schmid School on July 1, 2014. Orange, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Chapman University has appointed Dr. Andrew Lyon the new dean of the Schmid College of Science and Technology. Coming to Chapman from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr. Lyon begins his tenure as the third dean of the Schmid College on July 1, 2014. He replaces Dr. Janeen Hill, who served as dean for the...

2014-01-28 12:21:45

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team from Duquesne University's MBA Sustainability program placed second in an inaugural world competition in Davos, Switzerland, based on a case study to improve sustainability operations at an international oil and gas company. The first Corporate Knights-Schulich Business for a Better World case competition narrowed the field from 28 teams worldwide to five in the first two rounds. Three teams of students--from Duquesne, the...

2014-01-28 08:26:17

-- #1 "Best Value Public College" University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / #1 "Best Value Private College" Williams College NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review today released its annual list of the nation's "Best Value Colleges" and its companion book, The Best Value Colleges: The 150 Best-Buy Schools and What It Takes to Get In (Random House / Princeton Review, 2014 Edition, January 28, $21.99). The 2014 list names 150 colleges - 75 public and 75 private - the...