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2013-02-26 12:25:03

FAIRFIELD, Conn., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baseball legend Bobby Valentine has been named executive director of Intercollegiate Athletics at Sacred Heart University, President John J. Petillo announced Tuesday. Valentine replaces outgoing director, C. Donald Cook, who plans to retire at the end of June. "We recognize that Bobby is an out-of-the-box selection, but we believe his entrepreneurial spirit, extensive sports background and love of athletics make him an ideal...

2013-02-19 23:03:21

University of Hartford Selects Creative Services, Inc. as Background Screening Vendor Mansfield, MA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 Creative Services, Inc. (CSI), a background screening and security consulting firm, announced that it has been awarded a contract to perform pre-employment screening for the University of Hartford located in West Hartford, Connecticut. Citing the depth and quality of CSI´s investigations as well as exceptional customer service, University of Hartford selected...

2013-02-19 08:44:49

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brainshark, Inc., the leader in online and mobile video presentations, today announced that students, faculty and staff across Babson College are using Brainshark to streamline and improve communications. Originally piloted in one of Babson's MBA programs, Brainshark is now used for graduate and undergraduate class projects and preparation, faculty communications, program office communications, admissions outreach, HR presentations and more - with...

2013-02-18 13:10:23

As our climate changes, the way we engineer our cities must, too. That's the message that University of New Hampshire professor Paul Kirshen, an author of a recent report that assessed Boston's vulnerability to coastal flooding, will deliver at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting February 14-18, 2013, in Boston. Kirshen will speak about water infrastructure management under a changing climate at the "Effective Science for Community Adaptation to...

2013-02-16 23:02:19

In its profile of Olin, The Princeton Review's editors praise the school for its “rigorous engineering curriculum that prepares students to be twenty-first century engineers.” The editors also approvingly note Olin´s project-based approach to engineering education. Needham, Mass. (PRWEB) February 16, 2013 Olin College is one of the nation's “Best Value” colleges and universities, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company profiles Olin in...

2013-02-14 12:23:21

By Bob Ryan BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legendary Boston sportswriter Bob Ryan writes about UMass Lowell and the America East Conference. This column can be posted and republished. What do we have here? Could it be? Nah. Impossible. But wait. It might actually be true. What a shock! In this day and age there is an NCAA-affiliated multi-sport (hockey being an exception) conference that really makes sense. Welcome to the America East! OK, it's not the...

2013-02-14 12:23:14

BOSTON, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jennifer Siebel Newsom, an Oscar-nominated filmmaker, actress, and advocate for women and girls, will deliver the Simmons College 108(th) Commencement address Friday, May 10 at Bank of America Pavilion in Boston. Siebel Newsom is the writer, producer, and director of the 2011 Sundance documentary film Miss Representation, which explores how the media's inaccurate portrayals of women have led to the under-representation of women in positions...

2013-02-12 08:30:33

WELLESLEY, Mass., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DATE: Friday, February 15, 2013 TIME: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM (ET) PLACE: F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business Babson College, Wellesley, MA Babson Healthcare & Life Sciences Club is hosting a half-day forum bringing together industry, academic and entrepreneurial leaders to discuss challenges,...

2013-02-01 16:26:02

BOSTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) ranks eighth largest among the region's colleges and universities, according to the Boston Business Journal's new Book of Lists. In addition, the College has the area's single largest enrollment of part-time students. The Boston Business Journal annually compiles a Book of Lists to create a snapshot of the area's economy, businesses, health-care institutions and...

2013-01-29 16:21:04

UNITY, Maine, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many institutions of higher education in the United States offer environmental majors. Additionally, some are also focused on sustainability. Now one college has tied every aspect of its curriculum to the mitigation of global climate change. Unity College's focus is timely given the priority that President Barack Obama placed on the mitigation of global climate change during his second inaugural address. Severe weather events from the...