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2011-05-12 08:17:00

NEW YORK, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The new website launched recently by a Consortium of North Carolina's community and technical colleges and College Central Network, Inc. (CCN) promises to make it free and easy for North Carolina's employers to post jobs. Recruiters in the state will be able to post any number of jobs at no cost, and reach all interested students, alumni, and community residents simultaneously. The new website, www.CollegeCentral.com/ncctcjobs, allows employers to...

2008-06-18 12:00:47

The News & Record created the One Guilford series to stimulate discussion on vital issues affecting those who live here. The most recent symposium, hosted by UNCG on March 12, focused on education. Participating in the discussion were representatives from the county's schools and institutions of higher education as well as students and members of the business community. To continue that discussion, we sent panel participants written questions from the audience that they didn't have time...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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