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2008-07-11 21:00:18

AZUSA - Azusa Pacific University will host more than 50 academicians from across the nation representing the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Board of Examiners on Tuesday. APU was selected by NCATE for this rare opportunity to serve as a model for the accreditation process as a result of its reputation for excellence, officials said. Last year, APU's School of Education was recognized with 100 percent approval by NCATE, gaining a seven-year re-accreditation, the...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.