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2010-08-24 06:02:00

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month The Washington Monthly released its annual college guide, ranking Bard College at Simon's Rock number one in the nation among Baccalaureate Colleges. The Washington Monthly's guide measures how well colleges and universities fulfill their public mission. "The Washington Monthly ranking is profound because it recognizes not only what a Simon's Rock education means for an individual, but what it means for the country,"...

2010-08-17 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News Media Group today released the 2011 edition of Best Colleges, which includes rankings of more than 1,400 schools nationwide. Harvard University is ranked No. 1 among Best National Universities, while Williams College tops the list of Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. The exclusive rankings, available online today at USNews.com, will also be published in the September issue of U.S. News & World Report, on newsstands starting August 31....

2010-08-03 08:48:00

POULTNEY, Vt., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College received a score of 98 out of a perfect 99 in the Princeton Review's annual college "green" rankings. The education services company features GMC in the new 2011 edition of its guide, The Best 373 Colleges. Only about 15% of America's 2,500 four-year colleges and two Canadian colleges are profiled in the book, which is the Princeton Review's flagship college guide. GMC also ranked fourth in the category "Class...

2010-08-02 11:31:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Princeton Review - known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges - has created several resources to help applicants and parents find the financial aid many of them will need to pay for college this year. Among the unique resources are Financial Aid Ratings (scores on a scale of 60 to 99) that The Princeton Review has tallied for 606 colleges based on its surveys of administrators at hundreds of schools in...

2010-04-08 12:46:00

STAMFORD, Conn., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- "Anatomy of a Scandal" ,the cover story of ai5000's March/April issue, addresses the mystery of why Wesleyan University's $500 million endowment failed to notice the alleged gross misconduct of its chief investment officer for close to a decade. Wesleyan has initiated a $3 million lawsuit against its terminated CIO, Thomas Kannam, who stands accused of submitting questionable expense reports and using university resources to engage in a series of...

2010-02-03 15:51:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As more student financial grant programs fall victim to state and federal budget cuts, Rasmussen College was recently named by CBS Moneywatch.com one of the top educational organizations helping students alleviate financial burdens by offering affordable solutions. The article, "14 Colleges with Tuition Bargains," highlights the college's continued efforts to make available more than $20 million in scholarships to students each year. "As notable...

2010-01-05 06:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Thomas Aquinas College has contracted with Waypoint Outcomes, a provider of customized Web-based academic assessments and analysis technologies, to support the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education requirements and improve communication and critical thinking in the classroom. The Division of Teacher Education at St. Thomas Aquinas College, a liberal arts college located in Sparkill, N.Y., will integrate Waypoint into its current...

2009-11-05 11:00:00

MIDDLETOWN, Conn., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar, the world's largest car sharing service, and Wesleyan University today announced the launch of Zipcar's car-sharing program on campus. The decision to offer Zipcar was driven by the Wesleyan Student Assembly as a service that will help reduce demand for parking and vehicle emissions while offering a convenient and environmentally friendly alternative to bringing a car to campus. Beginning today two self-service Zipcars - one Honda Insight...

2009-09-14 10:31:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MWW Group, one of the nation's top 10 public relations firms, today announced Virginia Wesleyan College (VWC) as the latest addition to the firm's Education Lobbying and Appropriations Practice. The firm's Washington, D.C. office has been retained by the university to lead government relations efforts and help secure federal funding for various VWC programs and initiatives. "Virginia Wesleyan is among the most respected and admired liberal arts...

2009-08-11 09:52:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamlining the process of order fulfillment, administrative functions and student purchasing is the goal of CampusLink Ambassador Software, a collaboration between Campus Management Corp. and Ambassador College Bookstores. Since the integration of the software three years ago, users at all levels say the simplicity and accuracy of the program is reducing workloads and increasing productivity. "The interface between CampusVue and Ambassador's...