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2014-10-31 23:11:58

All ten Maricopa Community Colleges have been designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools® by Victory Media. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 All ten Maricopa Community Colleges have been designated as 2015 Military Friendly Schools® by Victory Media. Each year, more than 10,000 VA-approved schools nationwide are surveyed. The list informs military students about the veteran experience based on peer reviews from current students. Maricopa Community Colleges are hosting a...

2014-10-31 23:11:54

A student team at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) will be hitting the streets on Halloween night to turn Trick-or-Treat into a food drive for St. Mary’s Food Bank. Avondale, AZ (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 A student team at Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) will be hitting the streets on Halloween night to turn Trick-or-Treat into a food drive for St. Mary’s Food Bank. The team of four education-major students chose a Halloween food drive as their Service Learning...

2014-10-31 23:09:59

Jeffrey T. Manuel, assistant professor in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Department of Historical Studies within the College of Arts and Sciences, is teaming up with the NCERC at SIUE to record the history of alcohol-based fuels in Illinois. Edwardsville, Ill. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Jeffrey T. Manuel, assistant professor in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Department of Historical Studies within the College of Arts and Sciences, is teaming up with the NCERC...

2014-10-31 23:09:35

Service members can now earn a bachelor’s degree from SLU at a reduced rate from the School for Professional Studies St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Saint Louis University recently approved an unprecedented, reduced tuition rate of $400 per credit hour for active military and veterans using Tuition Assistance or GI Bill Benefits. This rate is offered for both new and current undergraduate students pursuing bachelor’s degrees or certificates through the School for Professional...

2014-10-31 23:06:35

Lindenwood University is growing with technology, and now offering new programs. St. Louis, MO. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Lindenwood University’s brand new Virtualization and Cloud Computing lab is now rapidly accelerating the growth of its cyber security, virtualization and cloud computing programs. Lindenwood University (LU) is taking technology to the next level with virtual worlds being created through its private cloud infrastructure. Since St. Louis has become so acclimated to the...

2014-10-31 23:01:30

Linda Mazon Gutierrez, President CEO of the Hispanic Women’s Corporation (HWC), was named as the 2015 honoree of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation (MCCF) Heroes of Education award. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 Linda Mazon Gutierrez, President CEO of the Hispanic Women’s Corporation (HWC), was named as the 2015 honoree of the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation (MCCF) Heroes of Education award. This award, celebrating its 10th anniversary, is given yearly to a...

2014-10-30 20:24:59

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bridgepoint Education (NYSE: BPI) will release its third quarter 2014 financial results before market open on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145861 The Company will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts to discuss these results at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)/8:30 a.m. (Pacific Time) the same day. Call participants should dial 866-859-7412 (United States/Canada) or 856-452-0684...

2014-10-28 23:12:36

Carmen M. Gutiérrez, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a 2014 NBCC Foundation scholarship. Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, recently awarded a 2014 scholarship to Carmen Gutiérrez, of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This new scholarship was made possible as part of the Foundation’s Colorado First campaign with a grant from The Colorado Trust. The scholarship was available to...

2014-10-28 16:25:44

MIAMI, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Sunday, November 2, 2014, at the annual Bobcat Athletics Stone Crab Dinner, St. Thomas University (www.stu.edu) will be recognizing two extraordinary individuals who have changed our sports industry: Arthur Hertz and Dr. Jan Bell. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100709/STULOGO Hertz, the Chairman and CEO of Wometco Enterprises, has generously donated $500,000 to establish the Arthur H. Hertz Endowed Professorship in Sports...

2014-10-27 16:32:01

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Otterbein University announced there will be no increase in undergraduate tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year. The tuition freeze, for a second academic year, was approved by the Board of Trustees at its fall meeting on Oct. 25. "We continue to focus on sustaining Otterbein as an affordable destination for students who seek a distinctive education that includes ready access to dedicated faculty, unique student experiences beyond...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.