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2014-09-24 16:22:02

CLEVELAND, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Ohio institutions will receive a combined $200,000 in Dominion Foundation Higher Education Grants for 2014. The grants focus on programs that help prepare students for technical positions in Ohio's growing energy production and other industries. The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, Dominion East Ohio's parent company, is dedicated to improving the physical, social and economic well being of the communities...

2014-04-30 08:42:19

Flashnotes.com Also Announces New Academic Advisory Board to Further Its Commitment to Working With the Top Educators & Administrators in Higher Education BOSTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Flashnotes.com, the student-to-student study materials marketplace, announced that Lester A. Lefton has joined the company's board of directors. The appointment comes just prior to Lefton's planned retirement from Kent State University, where he has served as president for eight years. Lefton...

2014-04-04 12:21:53

CLEVELAND, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion East Ohio today presented $110,000 in grants to 13 winning community organizations in its 19(th) annual Community Impact Awards competition, co-sponsored with Inside Business Magazine. A panel of community judges chose the winners from among more than 60 entries, submitted by organizations throughout northeast Ohio. The award recognizes cities or organizations that have made an impact in the community. The Dominion Foundation, the...

2013-09-24 23:01:53

The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related disease on the U.S. population. Akron, OH (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Akron General Health System, a national leader in promoting wellness and disease prevention, and Kent State University, one of the nation’s leading public research universities, have formed a new collaborative for the study and promotion of wellness programs. The goal is to improve health and reduce the impact of chronic lifestyle-related...

2011-06-02 14:03:00

DETROIT and CANTON, Ohio, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A gift to Kent State University's new School of Digital Sciences will allow students to pursue a first-in-the-nation concentration in Enterprise Architecture at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110602/DE13334LOGO ) Enterprise Architecture is a concept used by Fortune 500 companies, the United States government and major organizations around the world to assist those entities in...

2011-05-13 13:36:00

CLEVELAND, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What do you get when you combine the popular style of TV's hit show "The Office", a budding Katie Couric and a Drew Carey wanna-be? You get the Web TV show, Flannel I.T. {Information Technology jobs you'll feel good in} sponsored by OEConnection. This is the first career show to launch on The Flannel Channel delivering laughs, awkward moments and solid information about jobs and careers right here in Northeast Ohio. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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