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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...

2011-03-21 16:05:00

UNITY, Maine, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2010, Unity College proudly raised the bar on how green a college commencement could be, offering features such as 100% power from renewable sources, diplomas on recycled paper, and caps and gowns made from recycled plastic bottles. For its planned 2011 commencement exercises, the environmental college in Unity, Maine, will attempt to improve upon its previous achievement. Will Unity College once again host the greenest...

2011-03-17 13:20:00

LOS ANGELES, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Southwest College recently broke ground on two facilities as part of its ongoing $419 million modernization program. The new School of Arts & Humanities and Career & Technical Education buildings will drastically reshape the 40-year-old campus' front entrance and, combined, will provide students with practical experience in music, theater and alternative energy. Southwest has added a dozen major facilities and projects to...

2011-03-15 14:01:00

In the news release, Newberry College Continues Upgrade of Campus Facilities for Students, issued March 14, 2011 by Newberry College over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth bullet point should read "The College has leased the Oakland Mill property, and the building will house new students in the 2011 fall semester." Newberry will release updated information about the renovation of the historic structure in a forthcoming announcement. The complete, corrected release...

2011-03-14 10:32:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College is continuing a series of campus-wide initiatives to further enhance the academic, social and cultural experience for students, faculty and staff members. Over the past several months, Newberry has been working with West Electrical Contractors of Newberry, Inc. on a variety of capital improvement projects, while continuing construction and renovation on select buildings. Earlier this semester, Newberry celebrated a...

2011-03-07 00:00:28

High School Students Spearhead Campaign to Reduce Campus Energy Use and Come in First in California (Top 10 Nationwide) in Independent School Conservation Competition Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) March 5, 2011 New Roads School slashed its electric consumption by over 18 percent winning first place in California, and securing a top-10 position nationwide, in the 2011 Green Cup Challenge, an inter school energy conservation competition hosted by the Green Schools Alliance. The Green Cup Challenge...

2011-03-04 14:06:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College announced that it has begun a partnership with The Protocol School of Washington, the leading accredited school that provides professional, universally-accepted protocol and etiquette training. As part of the collaboration, Newberry students can enroll in a series of workshops called the Professional Success Strategies Certificate Program. The Protocol School of Washington President and Director Pamela Eyring is now serving as...

2011-03-03 14:30:00

NEWBERRY, S.C., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newberry College is set to host its 54th annual Jazz Festival this weekend, highlighting high school jazz bands and performers from across the state. The occasion is one of the longest-running jazz festivals in the country, and will feature renowned bassists Victor Wooten and Steve Bailey, also known as Bass Extremes. Wooten, a founding member of Bela Fleck and the Fleckstones, has won multiple Grammy Awards and has been called the most...


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