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2014-06-30 08:36:58

2U's Charitable Initiative Reaffirms its Mission to Support Education Around the World LANDOVER, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education to qualified students anywhere, today announced a new charitable initiative with Pencils of Promise (PoP), a for-purpose nonprofit organization that has built more than 200 schools...

2014-04-23 23:11:47

New Client “Give Back” program to donate to cause-based charities: Pencils of Promise and Autism Speaks. The announcement comes from Paradigm Financial Partners Managing Director Lee Rawiszer as a creative way to thank clients. Westport, CT (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Paradigm Financial Partners, (formerly Halper-Rawiszer Financial Group), a Westport-based financial and wealth management company, has announced a charity program to donate to their favorite cause-based charities, Pencils of...

2014-03-24 23:24:51

The fastest growing Los Angeles incubator-accelerator Be Great Partners has teamed up with global educational nonprofit, Pencils of Promise, to host their 2nd annual Pencils of Promise LA Benefit on April 3rd at 7pm at Unici Casa, 9461 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The fastest growing Los Angeles incubator-accelerator Be Great Partners has teamed up with global educational nonprofit, Pencils of Promise, to host their 2nd annual Pencils of...

2014-02-13 23:00:27

Donation drive kicks off celebration of bestseller-writing program’s third anniversary. Entrepreneur Alicia Dunams partners with Pencils of Promise to announce a three-day campaign to build two schools in areas with great need. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 Crowdsourcing can back films, fund inventions, and make many other dreams come true. Now, it will help build schools in developing countries. Entrepreneur Alicia Dunams partners with Pencils of Promise to...

2011-02-24 13:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by an outbreak of "Bieber Fever," more than 500,000 people participated in last week's America's Biggest Bedtime Story, an annual event created by the Pizza Hut® BOOK IT!® Program. Justin Bieber, the Grammy Nominated R&B/Pop singing sensation, hosted the webcast reading his favorite childhood book, "The Cat in The Hat." After more than doubling the viewership of the 2010 webcast, this year's participation...

2010-04-15 14:19:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Good looks, a perfect head of hair, millions of adoring fans and one (possibly two) hit albums. With all he's got going for him, Justin Bieber's latest album, My World 2.0, which launched on March 23, has only reached Gold status. Not bad, but we think it can do better ... and faster, so we challenge Justin's fans to help out. One million packs of Sour Patch Kids, a Cadbury brand, are sold every five days, so you'd think Justin's new album...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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