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2010-08-19 11:39:00

Enrollment Still Open for New Students SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday students from Utah Virtual Academy (UTVA), the first public virtual charter school in Utah, begin online classes for the start of the 2010-2011 school year. The Utah Virtual Academy uses the award-winning K12 curriculum. The academy is a high-quality, tuition-free public school that creates an online learning experience individualized for each child. "Utah Virtual Academy customizes its...

2010-08-19 06:30:00

NORTH HILLS, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- 120,021 Imperial Toy Water Splashers water balloons flew over the BYU campus on July 23rd 2010! 3,927 students competed in a 6 minute battle to win the official title of largest water balloon fight from 2009 record holder University of Kentucky. Student volunteers started filling all 120,021 Imperial Toy Water Splashers at 8 AM Wednesday morning and worked until the event concluded on Friday. "Imperial Toy is proud to co-sponsor an event...

2010-08-17 07:30:00

BOISE, Idaho, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PCSV), a leading provider of K-16 educational programs utilizing hands-on manipulatives, computer technology and robotics that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), today announced that it has executed a contract with Boise State University for $103,475 for services and materials supporting the third year of the Idaho SySTEMic Solution project. The Idaho SySTEMic...

2010-08-13 13:48:00

Online University Awards Top Prize to Nathan Fultz of Dayton, Ohio SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University, www.wgu.edu, has announced the winners in its "Make a Great WGU Commercial Video Contest." The online university awarded the grand prize to Business major Nathan Fultz of Dayton, Ohio. Nathan's 60-second commercial, "Nathan, My Story," garnered a large number of votes from website visitors and the top score from WGU's panel of judges. Fultz...

2010-08-11 08:07:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) has selected Tegrity Campus, the award-winning lecture capture service for higher education, to improve academic achievement for the more than 400,000 students attending Washington State's public system of 34 community and technical colleges. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/SF27803LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/SF27803LOGO) In...

2010-08-06 12:56:00

Up to $3,000 Available for IT Professionals Enrolling in the Online University's College of Information Technology SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University is making it easier for current IT professionals to finish their bachelor's degrees; the online university has announced a new scholarship program, the WGU Information Technology Professionals Scholarship. The scholarship was created for IT professionals who have already completed some coursework...

2010-08-04 07:00:00

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is proud to sponsor the Marylhurst University Golf Classic for the eleventh consecutive year. The first rate tournament supports Marylhurst University's academic programs and offers financial support for deserving students. Every year community partners and business leaders generate more than $75,000 to $100,000 in funds to support education at Marylhurst. Following a day of golf at Oswego Lake Country Club in Lake...

2010-08-03 14:33:00

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- PETAP LLC offers certificate and degree training information for a variety of career fields, through the online schools and colleges directory. The online directory provides information regarding distance learning options, degrees, certificates, and other educational resources. PETAP's online schools and colleges directory provides complimentary no obligation information regarding online and campus based educational programs and financial...

2010-07-28 12:22:00

Voting begins for last round of video scholarship contest at www.wgu.edu/videocontest SALT LAKE CITY, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The final phase of Western Governors University's "Make a Great Commercial" contest has begun--voting for the ten finalists is now open to the public at wgu.edu/videocontest. The online university enlisted students to create a new 30 or 60-second commercial showing why WGU is "A Smarter Way to Learn." The top ten videos were selected based on...

2010-07-14 10:24:00

Western Governors University to award more than 1,275 degrees at 2010 summer commencement SALT LAKE CITY, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will deliver the commencement address at Western Governors University's semi-annual commencement on July 17 at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City. The non-profit, online university will confer 1,279 undergraduate and graduate degrees to students based in all 50 states and the District of Columbia as well...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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