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2011-05-06 11:50:00

Online university honors the "force behind the force" on Military Spouse Appreciation Day SALT LAKE CITY, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University sends a message of appreciation to the spouses of all U.S. military service members, reservists, and National Guard on Military Spouse Appreciation Day. Military spouses serve the nation's defense through their support of our service members and their daily sacrifices. Many military spouses have been forced to...

2011-04-26 15:53:00

BOTHELL, Wash., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, April 27, a brand new 777 will take off from Boeing field carrying some precious cargo: more than 2,200 textbooks destined for schools in rural Ethiopia. The effort began in February, when student government leaders at Cascadia Community College learned about newly constructed schools in Ethiopia that were opening without books in the classrooms or libraries. "This was a chance for us to gather together to help make...

2011-04-14 06:17:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richter7, a Salt Lake City-based advertising and public relations agency, awarded Natalie Curtis, a Utah State University senior, the Richter7 public relations Student of the Year award. In its eighth year, this annual scholarship competition recognizes one Utah university student who demonstrates superior skills in communication and public relations. "Providing Utah students with an iPad 2 and a $400 cash award will offer tools to help...

2011-04-11 00:00:36

Community Colleges Achieve True Integration between Critical Campus Systems with Turnkey Solution from Datatel and Moodlerooms Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) April 11, 2011 Moodlerooms, provider of enterprise Moodle-based e-Learning solutions, is pleased to announce that Clackamas Community College (CCC) in Oregon and Southeast Community College (SCC) in Nebraska have chosen Moodlerooms' enterprise e-Learning platform, joule®. For both community colleges, the ability for a new e-Learning...

2011-04-04 00:00:27

The WWU summer program, College Quest, brings high school students to the university campus for a full college experience. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) April 3, 2011 Western Washington University opens its campus to youth and the community every summer for a variety of enrichment programs. One unique program, not often found elsewhere, brings high school students to the university campus for a full college experience. The weeklong program takes place this summer from July 10-15. During the...

2011-03-29 06:00:00

DENVER, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alumnae Association of St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing (New York City) established an endowment fund with the American Indian College Fund to provide annual scholarships each spring to Native nursing students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing program at Salish Kootenai Tribal College in Pablo, Montana. The School of Nursing was established in 1888 and the Alumnae Association was incorporated in 1898. Since...

2011-03-25 04:00:00

BOZEMAN, Mont., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, John Paxton, Computer Science Department Head at Montana State University (MSU), and Lance Trebesch, CEO of TicketPrinting.com and TicketRiver.com, announced the TicketPrinting.com Computer Science and TicketRiver.com Computer Science Scholarships -- two new undergraduate scholarships established to support computer science students from rural Montana. Both scholarships will contribute $750 annually toward tuition with the selection...

2011-03-09 10:28:00

How one online university helps students stay connected and engaged SALT LAKE CITY, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For an increasing number of adults returning to college to complete a bachelor's or master's degree, online universities offer the accessibility and flexibility they need to fit their busy lives. And, with a little research, they can find a quality, accredited institution that will allow them to achieve their educational goals without neglecting their work and family...

2011-02-22 15:48:00

Online university introduces Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction; scholarships available SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University's NCATE-accredited Teachers College is now offering a new degree program created for licensed teachers, the M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction. The new program is designed to help educators improve design of curriculum and instruction through the use of empirical educational research. To help introduce...

2011-02-09 10:53:00

Western Governors University to Award More than 1,900 Degrees at Winter Graduation Ceremony SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, February 12, Western Governors University will award bachelor's and master's degrees to graduates from all 50 states, but the program will have some notable Utah representation. Zions Bank President and CEO A. Scott Anderson will deliver the commencement address, and Justin Osmond, a member of the Osmond family who earned his MBA...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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