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2014-05-27 23:04:49

Southern New Hampshire University’s inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony was held May 9 (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Southern New Hampshire University’s Department of Nursing celebrated its first class of baccalaureate nursing graduates at the inaugural Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Friday, May 9. Surrounded by family and friends, each nursing student received an SNHU nurse’s pin, signifying their completion of the program and dedication to the profession. The students graduated during the...

2014-05-26 23:01:29

The 2014 Evening of Fine Wines raised over $280,000 for scholarships, arts programs and student life at Manchester Community College with support from East Hartford IT provider Kelser Corporation. Manchester, CT (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 The results are in! Over $280,000 was raised as a result of tireless efforts, promotion, preparation and man-hours that culminated in the 22nd Annual Evening of Fine Wines at Manchester Community College. The formal event supports the MCC Foundation, enabling...

2014-05-21 08:29:24

Opening heralds Broad's second decade and commitment to Kendall Square CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard today celebrates the opening of a 375,000-square-foot research building at 75 Ames Street in Cambridge's Kendall Square. Mayor of Cambridge David Maher, as well as city and state representatives, will attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony with Broad Institute officials and board members....

2014-05-20 16:28:05

POULTNEY, Vt., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Mountain College further advanced its reputation as a sustainability pioneer in higher education by graduating the nation's first cohort of online graduate students in food systems on May 17th. Launched in January 2012, the Masters in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS) builds upon nearly a decade of bioregionally focused online education at Green Mountain College. The MSFS features a suite of interdisciplinary courses that...

2014-05-15 08:34:17

BOSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two Bunker Hill Community College students will participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Student Leadership Development Program. Brenna K. Lapsley and Said M. Belkouch are two of only 75 radiologic science students nationwide chosen to participate in this year's program. Described as "exceptional students" by Donna Misrati, chair of the College's Medical Imaging Department, Belkouch and Lapsley will...

2014-05-14 16:25:35

Final Four appearance caps off a winning season for young varsity team. SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A young but confident American International College (AIC) Varsity Women's Rugby team shook off an opening loss in the USA Rugby Division I College National Championship and beat West Chester University to claim third place. The tournament was held at Steuber Rugby Stadium at Stanford University. The victory capped a 15-5 winning season for the team, which includes...

2014-05-13 23:01:16

The Connecticut Health Council, a strategic initiative of the MetroHartford Alliance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Hewitt Cunningham as its first executive director. Hartford, CT (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Connecticut Health Council, a strategic initiative of the MetroHartford Alliance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amy Hewitt Cunningham as its first executive director. The Council, established in December of 2012, is comprised of a network of health sector...

2014-05-08 20:24:31

BOSTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) student Quan Nguyen was one of the 29 graduates of Massachusetts public colleges and universities honored at the State House on May 8. Secretary of Education Matthew Malone, Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Higher Education Michael O. Moore, and Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education Richard Freeland attended the "29 Who Shine" ceremony. "You are the future of our...

2014-05-07 08:30:21

New Academic Division to Offer Complementary Degree Programs BOSTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Conservatory is announcing the establishment of its Conservatory College, a new academic division offering degree programs complementary to its core performance disciplines of music, dance and musical theater. The Conservatory College addresses new but related areas of student interest, including contemporary theater, multidisciplinary stage management and music education...

2014-05-06 08:26:27

Solar Developer Announces Projects at Stonehill College and Western University of Health Sciences PAOLI, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green Energy Partners, LLC today announced two solar projects on opposite coasts that will generate renewable energy for Stonehill College in Easton, Mass., and Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Calif. Green Energy Partners determined the best approaches to complete the systems without requiring up-front capital investment. The...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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