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2014-08-25 08:24:58

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent college rankings and review website College Choice (http://www.collegechoice.net) has published a ranking of the fifty U.S. colleges and universities with the happiest first-year students. Based primarily on the percentage of freshmen who return for their sophomore year, the ranking puts Yale University at the top of the list, followed by the University of Chicago and Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo, California....

2014-08-12 12:23:19

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College continues to attract nationwide attention as one of the top colleges in the country for environmental programming and operations. Sierra magazine, the official magazine of the Sierra Club, announced today that Green Mountain College ranked eighth in the nation in its annual "Cool Schools" survey. Earlier this month, GMC received a perfect green rating of "99" in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review's...

2014-08-12 08:27:02

WATERVILLE, Maine, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off of their best season in ten years, Colby College field hockey is looking to take the next step. And when the Mules take the pitch this fall, they will be stepping onto a brand new playing surface from AstroTurf®, the originators of the synthetic turf industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140811/135175 The new pitch at Bill Alfond Field features the AstroTurf 12 product, a premium knitted nylon system engineered...

2014-08-06 12:26:37

MONEY Magazine ranks the Mount No. 1 "Value-Added College" in the U.S., while film and nursing programs score additional Top 10 ratings LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- MONEY magazine has released its 2014 Best Colleges survey results, and Mount St. Mary's stands at the top of the publication's "Value All-Stars" list. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140806/133974 MONEY, which is published by Time, Inc., officially rated Mount St. Mary's as the No. 1 U.S....

2014-08-04 12:37:01

- Lists Reveal Top 20 Colleges in Categories From "Great Financial Aid" and "Best Career Services" to "Best Science Facilities" NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a Princeton Review survey that asked students at 379 top colleges to rate their schools on dozens of topics and report on their campus experiences, the college at which students reported the highest satisfaction with their financial aid awards was Pomona College (CA). Northeastern University (MA) earned the #1 spot...

2014-07-02 23:03:05

Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create the Pennsylvania Consortium for the Liberal Arts (PCLA), an entity designed to help each institution create new cost efficiencies, improve the quality of academic and co-curricular programs, and enhance inter-institutional knowledge and collaboration. Washington, PA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Ten liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania have received an $800,000 grant from The...

2014-05-20 08:39:28

PHILADELPHIA, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The online guide to Best Value Schools has just launched a new article that showcases 25 affordable liberal arts colleges. "Top 25 Liberal Arts Colleges With the Best Return on Investment" puts the spotlight on highly-rated liberal arts degree programs in the U.S. with great 30-year ROI. The purpose of the article is to help users compare top liberal arts undergraduate programs and save on tuition costs. Best Value Schools began its...

2014-05-02 16:23:41

Former Dean for Administration at Harvard College will lead the oldest school for women in the nation WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- D. E. Lorraine Sterritt will become the next president of Salem Academy and College. Her election was announced by Charles A. Blixt, board chair, and Elizabeth Rader, trustee and chair of the Presidential Search Committee. Dr. Sterritt will begin her duties at the helm of the 242-year-old institution on July 1, 2014. "We are...

2014-04-17 20:21:13

UNITY, Maine, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A movement that began on November 13, 2012, at a 350.org event featuring environmental activist Bill McKibben and Unity College President Stephen Mulkey, has reached its most significant milestone to date. Pitzer College of Claremont, California, has announced its intention to divest from investments in fossil fuels. With an endowment valued at $125 million, Pitzer silenced critics who said that the divestment movement in...

2014-02-05 23:02:34

Arts and humanities contribute to student achievement, yet funding for this type of instruction is widely unavailable in rural areas. This conference will help teachers integrate arts into various content areas. (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 In southeast Kentucky, there is limited public school funding for arts and humanities, despite evidence that shows how such programs contribute to student achievement. How can educators respond? One way is to integrate arts into other content areas. That...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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