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2014-06-30 23:22:00

Theresa L. Markey is recognized as a National Association of Professional Women VIP Woman of the Year for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession Garden City, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The National Association of Professional Women honors Theresa L. Markey as a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year. Ms. Markey is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning...

2014-03-28 23:02:43

Argent Associates President and CEO, Beatriz Manetta, will deliver the 2014 Female Entrepreneur Lecture on Friday, March 28, 2014 at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Madison, NJ (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Betty Manetta will give the Female Entrepreneur Lecture at FDU, which will be held after the awards ceremony for the 2014 New Jersey Idea Competition. The competition is a program designed to nurture an entrepreneurial mindset among high school students. The event will begin with a reception...

2011-02-03 15:00:00

MADISON, N.J., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairleigh Dickinson University and Medco Health Solutions, Inc. today announced that the company has made a commitment of $5 million to support the opening of a new school of pharmacy in fall 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO) The Medco School of Pharmacy at Fairleigh Dickinson University will become New Jersey's first pharmacy school affiliated with an independent university. The school, operating within the...

2010-12-13 09:00:00

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the most recent statewide poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University's (FDU) PublicMind(TM) conducted on behalf of Palisades Insurance, 22% of New Jersey residents have no knowledge of the New Jersey state law that mandates that motorists must stop -- and remain stopped -- for pedestrians in the crosswalk. Additionally, 30% of those polled said that they are not aware of distracted drivers on the road when crossing the street...

2010-07-27 10:00:00

MADISON, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jennifer Lehr, chair of the department of communication studies and director of the master of arts program in corporate and organizational communication at Fairleigh Dickinson University, announced last week that Michael Schneider of Global Crossing will be serving as the inaugural chair of the program's Corporate Advisory Board. "The Advisory Board has been in place since 2004, and we are excited that we can now have someone from the corporate...

2010-02-23 15:39:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the U.S. Labor Department, employment opportunities for health information and medical records professionals are expected to increase by twenty percent in the next eight years -- far outpacing the growth rate of other occupations. Technological advances and proposed legislation mandating electronic health records are expanding opportunities for individuals trained in Health Information Management (HIM) in a wide variety of...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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