Latest Katie Couric Stories

2011-05-23 07:00:00

New Program Preserves Founder's Dream of Helping Students Earn College Degrees MINNEAPOLIS, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Scholarship America® celebrates 50 years of providing more than $2.5 billion in scholarships and sending 1.7 million students to college, the Minnesota-based nonprofit organization is launching A Dollar A Day to encourage communities nationwide to donate as little as $1 to help more students go to college.

2011-04-28 07:00:00

Couric Helps Fund College Scholarships MINNEAPOLIS, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scholarship America®, a Minnesota-based nonprofit that that helps raise and distribute college scholarships for students, was chosen by CBS Evening News anchor, Katie Couric, as the beneficiary of a portion of proceeds from her new book, The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons From Extraordinary Lives.

2011-03-04 08:38:00

NEW YORK, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Golden Globe® and Academy Award®-nominated actor and musician Terrence Howard appears in a moving window display at Rockefeller Plaza this month, encouraging viewers to get screened for colorectal cancer as an ambassador for the Entertainment Industry Foundation's National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (EIF's NCCRA) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C).

2011-02-08 11:08:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Fager, the Executive Producer of 60 MINUTES, has been promoted to the newly created position of Chairman of CBS News, and David Rhodes, most recently the head of U.S. Television operations for Bloomberg, has been named President of CBS News.

2011-01-10 08:07:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new frontier is emerging. The next step in building global bridges in the interest of a better communication with the outside world is here.

2010-11-15 15:54:00

"USA TODAY/CBS News: Senior Moment" MCLEAN, Va., Nov.

2010-10-19 17:50:00

Walter E. Washington Convention Center WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A photo of CBS News Anchor Katie Couric and Jonathan LaPook, Chief Medical Correspondent, is now available to accompany this story.

2010-10-18 19:08:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2010 is proud to announce its conference keynote speakers include: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Dr. Donald Berwick; CBS Evening News Anchor Katie Couric; U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr.

2010-10-16 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2010: The MedTech Conference opens on Monday, October 18 with a series of free educational Executive Workshops focused on bringing products to the US markets, a 1/2 day entrepreneur bootcamp, and minimizing risk and global harmonization.

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