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2014-09-18 23:12:30

Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings listed GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS), located at GateWay Community College, 6th as America’s Top High Schools for Low-Income Students. GWECHS was the only school in Arizona to rank in the top 10, with a college readiness score of 99.59 out of 100 points. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Newsweek’s release of its annual school rankings earlier this week ranked GateWay Early College High School (GWECHS) 6th as...

2014-09-18 23:12:11

GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 GateWay Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Hinton-Rivera as the new Dean of Enrollment Management, effective Aug. 25. Hinton-Rivera has more than 14 years experience supervising, managing and leading staff. He comes to GateWay from Northland Pioneer College in Holbrook,...

2014-09-18 12:35:25

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine recognizes the Rockies for third year in a row DENVER, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The HEED Award honors higher education institutions that prioritize diversity and is the only national recognition given to colleges, universities, and school systems that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the areas of...

2014-09-17 23:00:53

Mercy College is proud to welcome Dr. Karol Dean as the new Dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dobbs Ferry, New York (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Mercy College is proud to welcome Dr. Karol Dean as the new Dean of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. As dean, she is responsible for the maintaining and enhancing the quality of the academic mission of the dynamic undergraduate and graduate programs within the School. Dean said: “I am honored to join Mercy...

2014-09-16 08:25:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine announced today the results of The Princeton Review's annual survey that names the top 25 undergraduate schools and top 25 graduate schools offering the best programs for entrepreneurship studies in the nation. From more than 2,000 schools that The Princeton Review surveyed in 2014 for this project, Babson College in Massachusetts earned the #1 spot on the undergraduate entrepreneurship programs...

2014-09-14 23:02:14

Reed Timmer (of Discovery Channel fame for Storm Chasers and When Nature Strikes) will deliver the first of four Maricopa Community Colleges Honors Forum lectures next Wednesday, September 17. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) September 14, 2014 Reed Timmer (of Discovery Channel fame for Storm Chasers and When Nature Strikes) will deliver the first of four Maricopa Community Colleges Honors Forum lectures next Wednesday, September 17. Having intercepted more than 250 tornadoes and a dozen powerful...

2014-09-12 23:09:41

University of Colorado Denver announces a new interactive campus map for prospective students, in collaboration with CampusBird. The interactive map features a virtual walking tour, detailed photographs of notable campus buildings, descriptive text for a range of sites throughout the campus, and nearby attractions including sports venues and convention centers. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 The University of Colorado Denver, Denver’s only public research university, has...

2014-09-12 23:07:41

With the start of the Fall semester, Glendale Community College kicks off its 50th Anniversary and a year-long celebration of the progress and growth the college has experienced in the last half-century. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 With the start of the Fall semester, Glendale Community College kicks off its 50th Anniversary and a year-long celebration of the progress and growth the college has experienced in the last half-century. The schedule of upcoming events include:...

2014-09-12 16:25:16

Nichols has held executive leadership positions at global companies and serves on the boards and advisory committees for public and charitable organizations SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 3, 2014, the board of directors of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE: BPI) elected Victor K. Nichols to the board, effective immediately. Nichols' term will expire at Bridgepoint's annual meeting of stockholders in 2016. He will also serve as a member of the board's audit...

2014-09-11 23:04:32

Experiential marketing agency extends its creative digital expertise in collegiate campuses with University of Wisconsin’s Student Athlete Performance Center, the Bud Selig Hall of Champions. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Brightline Interactive has partnered with the University of Wisconsin to honor the legacy of current and previous scholar athletes in the Bud Selig Hall of Champions at Camp Randall. The suite of experiences, including two touchscreen kiosks, an interactive projection...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'