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2009-07-27 11:10:00

NEW YORK, July 27, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Princeton Review (Nasdaq: REVU) -- known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges -- today reported its second annual Green Ratings of colleges: a measure of how environmentally friendly the institutions are on a scale of 60 to 99. The company tallied its Green Ratings for 697 institutions based on data it collected from the colleges in 2008-09 concerning their environmentally related policies, practices,...

2009-07-02 14:34:00

UNITY, Maine, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when colleges and universities across the United States are trimming jobs, Unity College is boldly bucking the belt tightening trend. The creation of new positions is in response to a historically large pool of applicants, strong retention of students, new and ongoing public/private partnerships, and an increase in giving to the College during the 2008-2009 fiscal year. Also, not a single job was cut. The popularity of Unity's...

2009-06-10 08:32:00

CollegeView on Massachusetts offers free, online resources for students statewide CINCINNATI, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Helping each student reach his or her full potential is one of society's most crucial obligations. To achieve that end, Hobsons is pleased to introduce CollegeView on Massachusetts, a new state-wide college and career portal for Massachusetts that will help students maximize their potential and promote college and workplace readiness across the state. CollegeView on...

2009-05-11 12:22:00

MEADVILLE, Pa., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Story of Stuff Project -- an international initiative aimed at inspiring individuals to come together to re-think the production, sale, use and disposal of all the consumer goods, or "stuff," in their lives -- has appointed Allegheny College professor Michael Maniates to its inaugural advisory board. The project seeks to build on the remarkable interest in "The Story of Stuff," a 20-minute film that looks at the underside of society's...

2009-04-29 16:47:00

POMONA, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090429/LA08137) Who: House of Ruth Hoopsters celebrity "rag tag" team: Andrew Behnke, Doubletree Claremont CEO; Greg Hafif, Hafif Family Foundation; Connor Henry, Retired Celtic and Perth Coach (Australian National Team); Don Kendrick, La Verne Mayor; Lori Kerns, Chaparral Elementary Principal; Michael Kerns, Fire Captain, Ontario; John Lawrence, Claremont High School...

2009-03-31 16:26:00

Under Siege - Where Will We End Up? WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the field of journalism is under siege. In a Time's essay (Feb. 5, 2009), former managing editor Walter Isaacson wrote "the crisis in journalism has reached meltdown proportions." And, yet, Inside Higher Education recently reported that applications to Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism have risen by about 40 percent since last year. Where are we going to end up? On...

2009-03-27 08:36:00

SARASOTA, Fla., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ringling College of Art and Design today announced a strategic affiliation agreement with the International Center of Photography (ICP), which will provide select Ringling students an opportunity to study at the Manhattan-based ICP for one year, beginning with the 2009-2010 academic year. "Ringling College's affiliation with the International Center of Photography in New York City is an outstanding opportunity for the college, its students,...

2009-03-16 07:05:00

WESTON, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With application rates soaring hand-in-hand with costs, the process of getting into the college of one's choice has never been more difficult and stressful. In their new book, "The College Selection Compass: Helping Families Navigate a Difficult Course" (published by iUniverse), educators Becky Callow and Susan Nichols use data collected from 1,500 current college and university students to map out the easiest path through the application process. "The...

2009-01-07 23:01:00

U-Virginia #1 "Best Value Public College"/ Swarthmore #1 "Best Value Private College" NEW YORK, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Princeton Review, one of America's most widely-known education services and test-prep companies, has teamed up with USA TODAY, the nation's most widely-read newspaper, to present The Princeton's Review's 100 "Best Value Colleges for 2009." The "Best Value" colleges list, reported in today's USA TODAY and on PrincetonReview.com/bestvaluecolleges and...

2008-10-01 03:00:22

Starting in the 1930s, a small, experimental college on the dense wood slopes of North Carolina's western mountains left an outsized mark on American art and culture. Black Mountain College's model of holistic learning and communal work was ahead of its time - it helped train a generation of artists and artisans, from poets to painters. Maybe too far ahead of its time, as the college closed more than 50 years ago in dire financial straits, after multiple faculty conflicts. But the school is...


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