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2014-09-08 23:02:05

Awards given to Latino students attending 11 colleges and universities in the state of Maryland. Funds will be used to help each student reach their academic goals and achieve a higher level of education. Largo, MD (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 It was announced this week that 35 Latino students attending 11 colleges and universities in Maryland will receive academic scholarships. Isiah Leggett, Montgomery County Executive, and the MCEHG Steering Committee, announced the initial list of the...

2014-08-14 08:32:04

SAFEWAY & UNLEASHED BY PETCO SCHEDULED TO OPEN FALL 2015 HYATTSVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ECHO Realty, LP and its partner The Bernstein Companies are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of The Gateway at University Town Center, located at the intersection of East-West Highway (Maryland Route 410) and America Boulevard, in Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland. The Gateway at University Town Center will be anchored by a 54,400 square foot...

2014-07-07 23:00:09

Outstanding academic achievements and exceptional promise secures PGCC students a place at University of Maryland this Fall. Largo, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Prince George's Community College is proud to announce that exceptional student, Valencia A. Danner, has been named a Kelly Regents Scholar, and will attend the University of Maryland, College Park this Fall on a full scholarship. The Regents Scholars Program was established by the University System of Maryland Board of Regents to...

2014-05-19 08:33:20

Andre Rogers caps term as the Chair of the Prince George's County Chamber of Commerce with a Small Business Conference and Networking event WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enlightened, Inc. ("Enlightened"), a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) consulting services, announced today the company will co-host the Prince George's County Small Business Conference taking place on May 21(st), 2014 at Metro Points Hotel in New Carrollton, Maryland. The US Department of...

2014-05-05 23:00:12

Educator, administrator and champion for student achievement is chosen to inspire this year’s graduates at the 2014 Commencement ceremony while being presented with the college’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Largo, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced that Dr. Kevin Maxwell will deliver the keynote address at the institution’s Commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 22, 2014. In addition to this honor, Dr. Maxwell will receive the Distinguished...

2014-04-07 16:25:37

In the news release, Diagnostic Disease Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO, issued 07-Apr-2014 by Robert H. Smith School of Business over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that all references to "Diagnostic Disease Group" should read "Disease Diagnostic Group." The complete, corrected release follows: Disease Diagnostic Group Wins Cupid's Cup National Business Competition Chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO COLLEGE...

2014-04-07 16:25:11

COLLEGE PARK, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Diagnostic Disease Group, maker of an inexpensive handheld device that can diagnose malaria in one minute, was named the winner of the 2014 Cupid's Cup Business Competition, chaired by Under Armour Founder and CEO Kevin Plank. The ninth annual event was April 4 at the University of Maryland's College Park campus, hosted by the Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. In a last-minute twist to...

2014-03-20 12:22:15

Purple Line Corridor Coalition Hosts Inaugural Workshop COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Purple Line Corridor Coalition (PLCC) will host an inaugural regional workshop, "Beyond the Tracks: Community Development in the Purple Line Corridor," March 21, 2014 at the University of Maryland's School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. It is the first Purple Line-related event of its kind in the Washington region and the largest assembly of community...

2014-03-18 23:27:39

After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Prince George’s Hospital Center (PGHC) in Cheverly, Md., has hired Candace Hanrahan as chief nursing officer. A seasoned healthcare executive with more than 30 years of clinical experience, Hanrahan will assume her new duties on April 12. LENEXA, Kan. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 After conducting a nationwide executive search led by healthcare leadership solutions firm B. E. Smith, Prince...

2014-02-18 08:23:54

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abtech Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: ABHD) ("AbTech"), a full-service environmental technologies and engineering firm addressing issues of water pollution and contamination, is proud to announce the appointment of Governor Parris N. Glendening, former governor of Maryland, and Dr. Francis J. Harvey, who served as 19(th) Secretary of the Army, to its Advisory Board, joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Congressman James Saxton and Governor Edward G....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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