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2011-05-17 11:29:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a state that many describe as a golfer's paradise, a small college in the historic town of Newberry, S.C. is attracting attention as a strong contender in the NCAA Division II Men's Golf National Championship taking place this week at The Shoals in Florence, Ala. Newberry College, with enrollment of about 1,000 students, has been selected for the second time in program history to participate in the Men's Golf Championship, and is the first...

2011-05-12 14:28:00

UNITY, Maine, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An internationally-recognized scientist has been named the next President of Unity College, a small environmental college in Maine that has made significant strides in recent years. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110512/DC01348) Chairman of the Board of Trustees Tim Glidden announced today that Dr. Stephen Mulkey, Director of the Program in Environmental Science at the University of Idaho, will assume duties in July as...

2011-04-13 07:41:00

RICHFIELD, Ohio, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading technology employer in Northeast Ohio and advocate of educational programs that promote technology careers, OEConnection LLC served as the sponsor for a computer programming contest held on the main campus of Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea on Tuesday, April 12, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030515/OECONNLOGO ) More than 50 students from area high schools participated in the competition, which required...

2011-04-11 12:27:00

Tufts Medical Center Committed to Continuing High Quality Care Should Nurses Walk Out BOSTON, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center today condemned a move by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United to call a strike vote, and called on the MNA/NNU to work to resolve its differences at the bargaining table without the threat of a strike. Prior to a negotiation session set for today, the MNA set a strike date at Tufts Medical Center for Thursday,...

2011-04-04 11:05:00

CLAREMONT, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The winter storms that soaked Southern California will bring a colorful array of flora this spring, and no Los Angeles County city will bloom brighter than Claremont. Home to the Rancho Santa Fe Botanical Garden, Claremont will welcome the world's elite road cycling teams and avid amateurs to its streets, be the site of an international fair hosted by its seven world-class colleges, and much more. Following are some highlights of...

2011-03-31 00:00:30

Indiana Wesleyan University's (IWU) adult degree program is now holding classes in Akron, Lorain and the Greater Cleveland area. These locations offer online and onsite accelerated programs for working adults. At IWU, programs are fast-tracked, practical and affordable. Cleveland, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) March 30, 2011 Indiana Wesleyan University's (IWU) adult degree program is now holding classes in Akron, Lorain and the Greater Cleveland area. These locations offer online and onsite accelerated...

2011-03-29 08:29:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Newberry College continues to develop its "living and learning" campus with the City of Newberry, the college has announced plans to renovate the Oakland Mill for student housing and market rate apartments. The initiative has been more than just a building renovation, but a fresh beginning for the surrounding Oakland Mill village and the Newberry community. Originally built in 1912, the student housing section, which takes up about 40% of...

2011-03-28 10:46:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned writer and South Carolina native Sheri Reynolds will be speaking at the Gerding Visiting Author event at Newberry College this Thursday, March 31. Hosted by the English department, her visit marks the fourth year Newberry has hosted a writer as part of this annual reading. Reynolds is the acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller The Rapture of Canaan, as well as the play Orabelle's Wheelbarrow, winner of the Women...

2011-03-23 16:46:00

Union shows little interest in reaching agreement at table, resorts to familiar playbook on display in dozens of other states BOSTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center today said that National Nurses United, the parent union of the Massachusetts Nurses Association, has made little effort to reach a contract agreement with the hospital, raising serious questions about the union's commitment to the issues important to Tufts Medical Center nurses. Tufts Medical...

2011-03-22 08:52:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its Fine Arts and Lecture events, Newberry College will host author Dr. Valinda Littlefield, speaking about her three-volume series "South Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times." The books include her historical research on Native American, African American and European American women of South Carolina. Currently Associate Professor of History at the University of South Carolina, Littlefield co-edited the series with Marjorie...