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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...

2014-06-05 08:33:50

College will offer 12 degrees in computer, information sciences, and health care fields DENVER, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regis University is making a move to meet the growing demands of the expanding computer industry by opening a new College of Computer & Information Sciences in fall 2014. Regis University offers programs that cater to busy professionals, including flexible options for obtaining bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, or academic certificates in these areas of study:...

2014-06-03 08:30:01

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas City Art Institute has launched a new fifth-year post-baccalaureate program in art education. The program is aimed at students who are interested in teaching art in Pre-K through Grade 12 public school classrooms. "With this launch, KCAI becomes the first and only art college in the state of Missouri to offer such a program," said Jacqueline Chanda, Ph.D., president of KCAI. "All other programs preparing students to...

2014-06-02 08:37:37

Have smart phones made us less smart? BOSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rising use of digital technology and the dangerous behavioral patterns that have emerged - including distracted driving/walking from talking and texting on their phones - was the theme of public relations campaigns presented by students from 13 countries and 6 continents this past weekend at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. Sponsored by AB InBev, the winning group will present their campaign on...

2014-05-29 23:13:18

Three Loyola University New Orleans mass communication graduates—a network TV executive, a nonprofit leader passionate about the common good and a national media director—were inducted into the Mass Communication Den of Distinction Friday, May 9. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Three Loyola University New Orleans mass communication graduates—a network TV executive, a nonprofit leader passionate about the common good and a national media director—were inducted into the Mass...

2014-05-28 23:00:28

Higher education offers opportunities for people of all ages. Whether you are just starting college for the first time, resuming your studies, or preparing for a new career, a college degree will help you reach your goal. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Sometimes college is not always an option or the answer for many 18-year olds as they finish high school. Many turn to the armed services, continue with a part-time job that has full-time or advancement opportunities, or step into...

2014-05-27 23:04:49

Southern New Hampshire University’s inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held May 9 (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Southern New Hampshire University’s Department of Nursing celebrated its first class of baccalaureate nursing graduates at the inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Friday, May 9. Surrounded by family and friends, each nursing student received an SNHU nurse’s pin, signifying their completion of the program and dedication to the profession. The students graduated during the...

2014-05-20 16:28:05

POULTNEY, Vt., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College further advanced its reputation as a sustainability pioneer in higher education by graduating the nation's first cohort of online graduate students in food systems on May 17th. Launched in January 2012, the Masters in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS) builds upon nearly a decade of bioregionally focused online education at Green Mountain College. The MSFS features a suite of interdisciplinary courses that...

2014-05-19 23:11:31

Saint Leo University’s School of Business Invites Digital Marketing Industry Veteran Bilal Saleh to Consult on New Advisory Group Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 E-Nor, Inc., a global digital analytics and marketing optimization consulting firm headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, is proud to announce that E-Nor Principal Partner, Bilal Saleh, has joined the Industry Advisory Council for the Department of Communication, Marketing and Multimedia Management at the Donald R. Tapia...

2014-05-16 23:00:22

Undergraduate Ceremony begins at 11 a.m. Graduate Degree Ceremony begins at 4 p.m. Dobbs Ferry, New York (PRWEB) May 17, 2014 Mercy College’s 79th commencement exercises will take place: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 Westchester County Center 198 Central Avenue White Plains, NY 10606 Undergraduate Ceremony begins at 11 a.m. Graduate Degree Ceremony begins at 4 p.m. ***Student Speakers Available for Interview*** Undergraduate Valedictorian Loren Eustaquio For Loren Eustaquio her journey to...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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