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2011-02-04 11:03:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechAmerica Oregon announced today the selection of Greg Hinckley, president of Wilsonville, Oregon-based Mentor Graphics, as the 2011 Technology Executive of the Year, and Dick Knight as the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Both awards will be presented at this year's Oregon Technology Awards ceremony to be held at the Portland Art Museum on May 19, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090319/TECHAMERICALOGO)...

2011-01-31 13:22:00

INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sierra Nevada College today announced the college will offer a new online adult degree completion program in partnership with Capital Education, a full service provider of online learning platforms for colleges and universities. The program starts in February 2011 and will begin offering Bachelor of Arts degrees in business administration and psychology in the first term. The Sierra Nevada College (SNC) online adult degree...

2011-01-31 14:51:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ed Roski, chairman and CEO of Majestic Realty Co., one of the largest real estate development companies in the United States and owner of Silverton Casino Lodge in Las Vegas, and Craig Cavileer, president of the Silverton WHO: Hotel & Casino Press conference to announce details regarding a proposal to create a 150-acre, master-planned development...

2011-01-25 15:56:00

Western Governors University's B.S. in Health Informatics Now Accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University's competency-based, online bachelor's degree in Health Informatics has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The accreditation, which is...

2011-01-24 18:02:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cascadia Community College has an answer to a problem that is literally growing by volumes. With the high cost of textbooks a point of contention, not to mention a real economic burden, for college students across the country, students currently enrolled in Cascadia's Introduction to Computer Programming course are publishing a free open source textbook. "This is significant on many levels," says Ron Wheadon, Dean of Student Learning...

2011-01-20 17:34:00

OREM, Utah, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- D. Clark Turner, PhD, President and CEO of Aribex, Inc., was awarded the Utah Governor's Medal for Science and Technology in a ceremony Tuesday night at Discovery Gateway. Utah Governor Gary Herbert made the presentation to Dr. Turner and six others for providing distinguished service that has benefited the State of Utah. "I am privileged and grateful to be recognized among the other accomplished individuals who are receiving this most...

2011-01-19 10:59:00

NORTH LOGAN, Utah, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Energy Dynamics Laboratory Deputy Director Paul Israelsen was presented the Governor's Medal for Science and Technology yesterday by Utah Governor Gary Herbert to recognize Israelsen's transformational solutions to environmental issues, which foster both the economic growth and the energy independence of Utah. During a ceremony in Salt Lake City, Herbert presented the award to Israelsen. The citation that accompanied the award...

2011-01-05 00:00:39

Linfield College's Adult Degree Program announces it will waive the application fees to their degree and certificate programs through February 19 for adult students who begin the program in the 2011 spring or summer semesters. Linfield is extending this free application offer, a value of $100 and $50 respectively, to aid adults who have considered going back to school to take the next step toward achieving their educational goals. McMinnville, OR (PRWEB) January 4, 2011 Linfield College's...

2011-01-03 13:37:00

Non-Profit, Online University Growing by Nearly 100 Students per Month INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just six months after Governor Mitch Daniels launched WGU Indiana, calling it 'Indiana's eighth state university,' the non-profit, online university has tripled in size, with more than 800 adult Hoosiers now enrolled. WGU Indiana, which offers over 50 fully accredited bachelor's and master's degree programs in business, teacher education, information technology, and...

2010-12-02 17:14:00

Scholarship Program Aimed at Helping Citizen Soldiers Earn Degrees Online SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University, a non-profit online university recognized for being military-friendly, is offering scholarships to active National Guard Members and Reservists. The competitive scholarship program, which provides up to $1,500 to awardees, has been created to help these citizen soldiers complete bachelor's or master's degrees in Business,...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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