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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...

2010-12-15 17:20:00

UNITY, Maine, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Unity College President Mitchell Thomashow steps down as the 9th President this July 1, he will leave the small environmental college in rural Unity, Maine, with a national profile and niche as a champion of sustainability. The transformation of Unity College from regional to national concern includes a strong curriculum, recognition by The Princeton Review as being among the greenest in the nation, and the most geographically...

2010-10-26 00:01:48

Lawrence University has created an innovative program called LU-R1 to provide significant research opportunities for its undergraduate students by leveraging alumni scientists at major research institutions throughout the country. (PRWEB) October 24, 2010 Lawrence University student Bennett Pang never imagined he would be isolating "natural killer" cells from human blood samples as an undergraduate. The biology major from Honolulu, Hawaii contributed to a novel immunology study this summer...

2010-10-05 15:21:00

UNITY, Maine, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unity College has announced that GO Logic Homes of Belfast, Maine has been awarded the contract for the design of a one-of-a-kind residence hall on an American college campus. GO Logic Homes will design a Unity College residence hall to the Passive House standard. If the construction achieves the standard, it will be the first Passive House residence hall constructed on a college or university campus in the United States, confirm officials at...


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