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2012-05-04 23:01:51

The National Flight Academy announced today plans to distribute a $125,000 matching scholarship fund made possible by the University of Florida and Full Sail University totaling $250,000. The funding will allow hundreds of students to attend three and five day sessions aboard Ambition. Winter Park, FL (PRWEB) May 05, 2012 The National Flight Academy announced today plans to distribute a $125,000 matching scholarship fund made possible by the University of Florida and Full Sail University...

2012-05-04 02:25:02

MIAMI, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dade Medical College launches its new online campus as the college continues to expand its offerings of specialized allied healthcare and nursing education programs for the community. The college launched their new Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program and their Associate of Science Degree in Medical Billing and Coding program to their online education students on Monday, April 30. The college's Bachelor's of Science Degree in...

2012-05-03 10:27:32

DALLAS, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- West Coast University (WCU), a regionally accredited, private university focused on health care education, opened the doors of its new Dallas campus to welcome local health care, education and civic leaders at an open-house event May 2. Guests included Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, and city leaders from the Dallas Metroplex. WCU Dallas is one of only five universities offering a bachelor-level nursing degree in the Dallas-Fort...

2012-05-02 14:21:14

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Jacksonville's Southern Career College introduces a new $100,000 computer lab for students studying Network Administration at the higher education institution. Students in the program gain employable skills in information technology network design, configuration, administration and troubleshooting and can look forward to careers as IT Analysts, A+ Certified Technicians, Customer Support Engineers, Network Field Technicians or Client...

2012-05-02 06:23:49

TAMPA, Fla., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- USF Federal Credit Union's (USF FCU), Bulls Run from Bank Fees campaign recently won a CUNA Diamond Award in the Complete Campaign category. USF FCU partnered with HCP, a strategy and marketing firm based in downtown Tampa, because of their experience in the financial industry. HCP was recruited to implement a student growth plan of action that incorporated the use of social media, online contesting and an orientation marketing package for incoming...

2012-04-26 10:25:00

Kushner will serve one-year term as VP with a succession to presidency for three-year term HOUSTON, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Jake Kushner, renowned leader in diabetes treatment and research at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected vice president of the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120426/DC95720) With his official duties beginning fall 2012, Kushner will serve a total of four...

2012-04-26 10:24:30

PRESCOTT, Ariz., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the addition of men's and women's cross country and women's fast-pitch softball for the 2013-2014 academic year, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will be looking for more student-athletes and hiring coaches as the school readies for its June debut in the Cal Pac Conference. "We are excited about the athletic additions of these sports programs to our department and looking forward to building competitive teams," Ted Blake,...

2012-04-26 06:26:25

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Susan Melvin, D.O., FAAFP--prominent figure in family medicine, medical leadership and physician education and training--has been named the Chief Medical Officer at Long Beach Memorial, among the West's two largest hospital campuses. In her role, Dr. Melvin will partner with physician leadership at Long Beach Memorial to advance the medical staff and advocate for patients. She will serve as the bridge between the 1,200-member...

2012-04-26 06:22:11

AUSTIN, Texas, April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some of the country's leading practitioners will discuss the cutting-edge treatments and imaging techniques being developed to treat traumatic brain injury and stroke at a symposium on May 4th in Austin. "Collaborating for Cures: Emerging Translational Research in the Stroke and TBI Care Continuum" will feature presentations on neuroplasticity, stem cell policy and regulatory issues, neuroimaging techniques and analysis, as well as...

2012-04-24 12:47:04

The first McNair Symposium, featuring the work of McNair Medical Institute Scholars in the Texas Medical Center, will be held at Baylor College of Medicine Wednesday, April 25. The symposium will become an annual event and is in keeping with the Robert and Janice McNair Foundation's focus on collaboration and the sharing of research among those who have been named McNair Medical Institute Scholars. The five MMI Scholars at BCM will present research, as will a MMI Scholar at MD Anderson...