Latest Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities Stories

2013-08-06 23:18:34

Joseph Brimhall, University of Western States president, has been elected chair of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 The University of Western States (UWS), a leader in the education of health care professionals, announced that its president, Joseph Brimhall, DC, has been elected chair of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). As chair, Dr. Brimhall will exercise the executive powers of the office, set the...

2012-08-09 23:02:20

The Portland Hoop Kings thank No More Poverty and Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi for their support. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) August 09, 2012 Portland, Oregon — The Portland Hoops Kings, thanked No More Poverty (nmp.org) and its founding brothers, Michael Omidi, MD and Julian Omidi, for the support extended to their inner city youth basketball program. “We are very grateful for No More Poverty´s support of our program,” according to Monica Porter speaking on behalf of...

2012-06-16 00:38:27

When the going gets tough, the tough ought to thank their fathers. New research from Brigham Young University shows that dads are in a unique position to help their adolescent children develop persistence. BYU professors Laura Padilla-Walker and Randal Day arrived at these findings after following 325 families over several years. And over time, the persistence gained through fathers lead to higher engagement in school and lower rates of delinquency. "In our research we ask 'Can your...

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