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2014-08-15 16:20:32

Only University in Nation to Offer Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. in Human Factors DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a landmark moment in its history, Embry-Riddle has won approval of its new Ph.D. in Human Factors degree program as well as an accompanying advancement to the highest level of accreditation - Institutions that Offer Four or More Doctorates - in a decision by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges...

2014-08-15 08:23:36

This new 100% online program empowers professionals with an insider's view of the sports business. TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Jeffrey S. Moorad Center for the Study of Sports Law at Villanova University School of Law is now registering students for its new Master Certificate in Business and Law of Sports. Classes are scheduled to begin September 1. This online program helps professionals differentiate themselves with skills and credentials focused on the business and legal...

2014-08-15 08:23:24

Former founder of Pepsi Air Dania Motocross Park plans new venue in response to public demand FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Penick, ULC's President, was founder of the former history-making "Pepsi Air Dania Motocross Park" on Collins Road in Dania Beach that was opened in 1994 and closed in 2005 for warehouse use. Brian and his team have shifted their efforts from an indoor park in Nevada back to his home here in South Florida. This was only after an...

2014-08-14 23:10:30

August 2014 Event Provides Teachers with Ideas for Using Google Tools in the Classroom Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 SimpleK12 (powered by InfoSource, Inc.) announces a free online event on Saturday, August 23, 2014 for teachers on how to effectively use Google tools and apps in the classroom. SimpleK12 provides live webinar events on the most popular, relevant topics in the education sphere. Attendees of past events often remark about the useful tools and techniques that they...

2014-08-14 23:09:00

TM Prosthodontics, a Miami dental office, has announced a new program for removing wisdom teeth (third molars). Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 One of the most common dental procedures is the removal, or "extraction," of the human third molar—the "wisdom" tooth. While, in theory, wisdom teeth were once necessary for chewing fibrous vegetables, the human diet has changed over the years, and as a result, people today have generally smaller jaws. This causes the...

2014-08-14 23:08:49

CDI Miami, a digital medical imaging center located in Miami, Florida that deals specifically with diagnosing intra-corporeal diseases, announced today that they have both 2D and 3D mammography available to patients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The mammogram revolutionized cancer screening, and has helped untold thousands of women detect and defeat cancer early, before having to undergo dramatic surgeries and before tumors could spread into other areas of the body. One of the major...

2014-08-14 23:02:16

Teens in Florida will experience more of the Dori Slosberg Foundation’s teen driving programs due to a grant from The Allstate Foundation to continue their mission to create safer young drivers. Boca Raton, FL. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Teens in Florida will experience more of the Dori Slosberg Foundation’s teen driving programs due to a grant from The Allstate Foundation to continue their mission to create safer young drivers. This grant will be used to advance safe teen driving...

2014-08-14 23:01:01

Florida Hospital will help guide health and wellness initiatives for the Bucs support personnel. (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Florida Hospital Carrollwood Occupational Health Services and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are teaming up to provide Workers’ Compensation services for the 400+ employees that support the Tampa Bay region’s favorite NFL team. This is another element of the partnership between Florida Hospital and the Buccaneers that both organizations announced last year, when Florida...

2014-08-14 16:26:50

FORT MYERS, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of shares of its common stock. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by NeoGenomics. William Blair & Company, L.L.C. is the sole book-running manager and Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC is co-lead manager for the offering. Stephens Inc., Roth Capital Partners,...

2014-08-14 12:32:23

Seized Jewelry, Vehicles, Boats, Electronics & More! POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 2-Day Auction - Wed. August 20 & Thurs. Aug. 21, 2014 at 9 AM - 1000's of items will be offered at a Live US Treasury Dept. Public Auction. Wed Aug. 20 will be a Jewelry only auction featuring 350 lots of loose emeralds & diamonds, designer watches, gold & diamond necklaces, earrings, bracelets rings and more! Thurs. Aug 21 will feature Samsung, Apple &...


Latest Florida Reference Libraries

Sand Pine, Pinus clausa
2014-04-14 10:28:55

Sand Pine (Pinus clausa) is found along the Florida coasts line mainly the Florida Peninsula from Tampa to Naples on the Gulf Coast and from St. Augustine to Fort Lauderdale on the Atlantic Coast. Some trees can be found in higher elevations of the peninsula from Clay County to Lake Okeechobee. The sand pine grows best in sandy and otherwise unsuitable soil depleted of any nutrients. The sand pine is a short and shrubby tree, which grows to heights of 16-33 feet with some growing to 69...

Ocala National Forest
2014-01-20 10:22:39

Ocala National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the state of Florida. This forest, established in 1908, encompasses 430,447 acres and is the oldest national forest east of the Mississippi River. It holds four designated wilderness areas including Billies Bay Wilderness and Juniper Prairie Wilderness. This forest receives millions of visitors each year, more than any other national forest within Mississippi. Ocala National Forest resides within the Florida sand...

Apalachicola National Forest
2013-11-01 10:37:21

The Apalachicola National Forest is the largest U.S. National Forest within the state of Florida. It encompasses 632,890 acres and is the only national forest located in the Florida Panhandle. The National Forest provides water and land-based outdoors activities such as swimming, hiking, hunting, fishing, horse-back riding, and off-road ATV usage. The forest contains two Wilderness Areas: Bradwell Bay Wilderness Area and Mud Swamp/New River Wilderness. There are also several special...

Florida Black Bear, Ursus americanus floridanus
2013-05-17 11:12:26

The Florida black bear (Ursus americanus floridanus) is a subspecies of the American black bear. It once held a range that included Florida and southern areas of Georgia and Alabama. Today it occurs in these areas and in southern Mississippi, but its range is now fragmented. This species prefers a habitat within forested areas like sand-pine scrub, wetlands, oak scrub, and upland hardwood forests. This is the only species of bear to prefer a subtropical habitat. The Florida black bear...

Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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