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2014-05-05 23:03:29

More than 50 employers nationwide partner with the nonprofit school to offer the competency-based, newly accredited degree to working adults. Manchester, NH (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 College for America at Southern New Hampshire University announced today the launch of the first nationally available, fully accredited $10,000 Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in the country, offered through a competency-based curriculum designed specifically for working adults and their employers. The announcement...

2014-05-02 23:02:34

The University of Manitoba's Frank Kennedy Centre and brand new Active Living facility has selected more than 3,000 Tufftec Lockers from Scranton Products for a major locker room expansion. The Active Living Centre will open in 2015. (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Scranton Products, a leading manufacturer of premium plastic partitions and lockers, announced that the Frank Kennedy Centre at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada, selected Tufftec® Lockers for a major $3 million...

2014-05-01 23:08:21

President of Smeal Club DC organizes May 12 event featuring impressive panel of Penn State alumni in leadership roles at some of the D.C. region’s hottest technology companies, including Alarm.com, comScore, Orchestro, Brazen Careerist, and CustomInk. McLean, Virginia (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Andrew Moses of MorganFranklin Consulting, LLC, an execution-focused business consulting firm and professional advisor based in McLean, Va., and London, has organized a May 12 panel event for the Penn...

2014-05-01 23:00:27

Twenty-five faculty members will participate in the five-day Teaching Interfaith Understanding seminar that will take place June 15–19, 2014, at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dobbs Ferry, New York (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Mercy College is pleased to announce that Professor of Humanities and Religion Jude Aguwa has been selected from a nationwide pool of nominees to participate in a faculty seminar on the teaching of interfaith understanding. The seminar is offered by the...

2014-04-30 23:03:34

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online Nursing Programs. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in America’s higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering online...

2014-04-30 08:41:47

Event Honors National Grid Chief Executive Steve Holliday and National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering President and CEO Irving Pressley McPhail NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering honored two noteworthy leaders of industry and education during its annual gala in support of scholarships last night at the Pierre Hotel Grand Ballroom in Manhattan. The event recognized Steve Holliday, the chief executive...

2014-04-29 23:01:06

Best Online Colleges, the premier website for rankings of the top online programs and online schools, has released its annual rankings of the Best Online MBA Programs. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is a pioneer in online educational resources for students. A remarkable shift has occurred in America’s higher education system over the last few years. While online education was once considered a niche industry, top colleges and universities are now offering online course...

2014-04-29 08:37:23

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- UNT Health Science Center is rolling out its new Pediatric Mobile Clinic, a 40-foot RV that brings health care services directly to children living in Fort Worth's most underserved communities. This doctor's office on wheels is the first of its kind in Fort Worth, which was the nation's largest city without a mobile unit designated specifically for pediatric patients. The clinic offers wellness visits, sports physicals,...

2014-04-28 08:26:51

CMU School of Drama Marks 100 Years, Debuts National Tony Honor for Theatre Educators NEW YORK and PITTSBURGH, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has been named by the Tony Awards(®) as its first, exclusive higher education partner. As part of the collaboration, the two organizations will jointly create and launch the first, national recognition program to honor kindergarten through high-school (K-12) theatre educators....

2014-04-24 23:04:27

Drexel University Online, a premier provider of Internet-based higher education, and the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions are pleased to announce the creation of the Certificate of Advanced Study in Integrative Addiction Therapies. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Drexel University Online, a premier provider of Internet-based higher education, and the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions are pleased to announce the creation of the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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