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2011-05-18 00:01:31

Professionals From Across the Country Share How In-Demand Skills "“ Earned 100% Online "“ Revitalized Their Careers and Lives. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 Every success has a story. That's the theme of the new Executive Education Online catalog, which features the inspirational accounts of people across the nation who gained the skills necessary to dramatically improve their careers and lives. A comprehensive source for world-class executive training, the new catalog...

2010-10-01 14:36:00

New Institute explores ethical dimensions of communication and its role in creating social change A $3-million gift from Lawrence Waterhouse Jr., '59 A&S, founder of Waterhouse Investor Services, Inc., led to the creation of the Waterhouse Family Institute VILLANOVA, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a $3-million gift from Lawrence Waterhouse Jr., '59 A&S, founder of Waterhouse Investor Services, Inc., the precursor to TD Waterhouse Investor Services and later TD...

2010-09-13 06:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Villanova University recently partnered with the National Association of Government Contractors (NAGC) and is pleased to offer NAGC members exclusive savings of 10% off online contract management certificate courses, or additional savings off the specially priced master certificate programs in government or commercial contract management. Villanova's three-course Master Certificate in Government Contract Management thoroughly prepares students to...

2010-09-02 08:59:00

Villanova Ranked among Top 7 for Business and Accounting by PARADE Villanova Ranked #24 in Accounting by U.S.News VILLANOVA, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Villanova School of Business has achieved top undergraduate program placements in two recent rankings: the PARADE Magazine "College A-List" published August 22 and the U.S.News & World Report "America's Best Colleges" 2011 edition, which hit newsstands on August 25. The PARADE ranking was determined by a nationwide...

2010-04-01 09:58:00

New Multidisciplinary Program Prepares Graduates for Growing 'Green' Job Market VILLANOVA, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As investment in sustainable business and industry practices grows, so does the demand for engineers who can navigate this changing landscape. To better position students for success in this growing job market, Villanova University's College of Engineering has launched a unique national master of science degree program in sustainable engineering. "Today,...

2009-12-02 06:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Villanova University, ranked #1 Master's University in the Northern Region for nearly two decades by U.S. News & World Report, is proud to announce that its Master of Science in Human Resource Development degree is now offered 100% online. This advancement means more people than ever can experience the Villanova difference through its leading HR master's degree program. Classes for the 30-credit-hour program start in March 2010, with enrollment...

2009-07-06 08:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Villanova University, the leader in Lean Six Sigma education, is enhancing its professional education offerings with the world's only 100% online Advanced Master Certificate in Lean Six Sigma. In addition to enabling those with Black Belt training to achieve prestigious Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt certification, this program examines business processes from a holistic perspective, empowering participants to implement Six Sigma strategies that will...

2009-02-26 17:24:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Villanova School of Business (VSB) placed #11 in BusinessWeek's fourth annual ranking of undergraduate business schools nationwide, published today. This represents a two-point jump for Villanova, which placed #13 last year. The ranking is based on faculty and educational quality, professional development, business relevance, and student satisfaction. "We are honored to see Villanova's commitment to excellence and the quality of our...

2008-09-15 03:00:23

By Maloney, Stephen With hurricane season in full force, school leaders throughout the city are facing tough choices when it comes to campus closings. Empty school buildings translate to less instructional time for students and could create a ripple effect that would eventually lower standardized test scores, but New Orleans school administrators aren't worried. Measures implemented this school year to extend school days and lengthen the school year have resulted in a surplus of...

2008-07-07 21:00:21

By Emily Krone ekrone@@dailyherald.com As chief executive officer of Chicago Public Schools, Paul Vallas developed a reputation as an unabashed reformer, unafraid to ruffle feathers. Vallas, now superintendent of the Recovery School District of New Orleans, hasn't lost his penchant for speaking truth to power, or at least public school power, as he demonstrated during a recent speech in DeKalb sponsored by Northern Illinois University's College of Education. Addressing a room full of...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'