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2014-01-04 23:24:40

Lance Opheim http://www.lanceoppenheim.com/ of Southwest Ranches, FL is a YoungArts Finalist in the Cinematic Arts Weston, FL (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Lance Oppenheim, A Pinecrest School senior, has been selected as National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in the Cinematic Arts, the first in that school’s history. Out of approximately 11,000 applications from students in ten disciplines across the literary, performing, visual and design arts fields, Mr. Oppenheim has been recognized...

2013-12-31 23:03:14

Gedforfree.com to expand their online course to help students prepare and succeed for the GED® Test, HiSET® Exam, and TASC™ Exam in 2014 ...and well beyond. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 As 2013 is quickly coming to a close, there has never been a more important time for GED® test takers to further their education and educate themselves about the changes they will be facing with the GED® test in 2014. As the U.S. Department of Education is trying to get...

2013-12-21 23:00:43

People in the state of New Jersey and beyond can now have access to Rutgers University’s educational resources that target adult and lifelong education. A recent interview published by eReflect reveals the wealth of opportunity available by modern online classrooms. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 The University of Rutgers in New Jersey, with a legacy that spans over 250 years, is now extending its educational impact to non-traditional populations, including senior adults,...

2013-12-20 23:24:15

The National Academy of Inventors has named Dr. Joachim Kohn, PhD, the Director of the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials at Rutgers University, as a Fellow of the Academy in recognition to his contributions to biomaterials and regenerative medicine. Piscataway, NJ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The National Academy of Inventors has named Rutgers University Board of Governors Professor and Director of the New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, Dr. Joachim Kohn, PhD, as a fellow of the National...

2013-12-20 23:02:50

eReflect recently announced that computer skills are now required for the newly revised General Education Development (GED) exams. Computer literacy can advance a person's career and further education potential substantially, eReflect emphasized. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 GED exams have undergone core changes, one of the most prominent being the need for computer literacy, eReflect revealed today. The new GED exams are now capable of helping prepare people to get...

2013-12-19 16:24:50

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, the 56th Annual St. Louis Baseball Writers Dinner will be held at Renaissance St. Louis Grand Hotel. Happening on Jan. 19, 2014, the banquet will honor two St. Louis Cardinals World Series teams from 1964 to 2013. The St. Louis Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) annual dinner is one of the most important and deeply treasured traditions on the St. Louis sports calendar. As only one of three chapter...

2013-12-19 08:31:02

New online public school - a first of its kind in Idaho - provides pathways for students seeking technical and specialty trade job skills BOISE, Idaho, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors for Idaho College and Career Readiness Academy (IDCCRA) in partnership with K12 Inc., (NYSE: LRN), the nation's leading provider of online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school, today announced the creation of a new, online technical high school for...

2013-12-18 23:23:06

Respondents cite reporting tools, engaging curriculum, and intervention as top requirements. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 School districts throughout the country report they are offering students significantly more online learning programs in 2013 compared to 2012 – especially blended learning and online courses for credit – according to an annual survey of district- and school-level leaders, announced today by K12 Inc., the nation’s leading provider of technology-powered...

2013-12-16 12:24:04

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kate Langrall Folb, a leader in entertainment and social impact, has been named director of Hollywood, Health & Society (HH&S), a program of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center that provides entertainment industry professionals with accurate and timely information about public health, access to health care and climate change. Folb began her career in TV and music production at Don Kirshner's Rock Concert (ABC), Borman Entertainment...

2013-12-12 16:26:41

--Engineering course supported by Department of Defense will focus on design skills-- COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering will offer a new online course on energy problem solving supported by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for transitioning military service members and veterans. The four-credit, undergraduate level course, titled "BIOE 100: Designing Quantitative Solutions for Energy," will offer...