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2012-02-10 10:00:00

Freed-Hardeman University and the iKnow initiative have been named an Apple Distinguished Program for their innovative efforts to incorporate mobile technologies into the teaching and learning process. Hendserson, TN (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Freed-Hardeman University is pleased to announce that its iKnow initiative has been named an Apple Distinguished Program for its efforts to incorporate mobile technologies into the teaching and learning process. The Apple Distinguished Program...

2012-02-10 14:00:00

LeTourneau University is launching a program to provide health care management degrees at the associate, bachelor´s and master´s degree levels. The program is designed to make it possible for health care professionals who seek to advance their careers and marketability to earn their degrees from a well-respected Christian university. Longview, TX (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 The need for trained professionals in health care administration is staggering. The Bureau of Labor Statistics...

2012-02-10 15:22:00

SALEM, Va., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginians remain relatively optimistic about the future, finds a new survey by The Roanoke College Institute for Policy and Opinion Research (IPOR). IPOR surveyed 616 Virginians on their finances, general business conditions now and in the future, their inclination for purchasing durable goods, and their thoughts on prices. The Virginia Index of Current Conditions (VAICC) considers household financial situations compared to the past...

2012-02-08 13:41:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 6th Annual Festival of the Arts BOCA, set for March 7th - 18th, 2012 and presented by the Mizner Park Amphitheater & Cultural Arts Center in Boca Raton, will bring "Star After Star" to South Florida. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120208/CG50067) "This Festival has truly evolved into a one-of-a-kind cultural celebration, bringing the best in music, dance, film and ideas to South Florida," said Charlie Siemon,...

2012-02-08 15:33:00

GREENVILLE, S.C., Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenville Technical College has been recognized nationally as an innovator in sustainability education by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and its Sustainability Education and Economic Development (SEED) Center. This puts the college in the company of 22 colleges across the country that are leaders in green/sustainable programming. "Being recognized for sustainability is important to us because...

2012-02-07 09:13:00

MARIETTA, Ga., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) students have been selected by the Georgia Engineering Alliance (GEA) to receive both the Engineering Student of the Year and the Engineering Technology Student of the Year. These prestigious awards will be presented during the GEA's 2012 Georgia Engineers Week Awards Gala on Feb. 25. No other institution in recent history has been honored with both of these...

2012-02-07 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Princeton Review (www.PrincetonReview.com) today published its annual list of "Best Value Colleges" - a project the education services company launched in 2004 that identifies America's top undergraduate schools offering excellent academics, generous financial aid, and/or relatively low cost of attendance. The 2012 list, along with detailed profiles of the schools, appears in three resources all released today. They include a new Princeton...

2012-02-06 15:00:00

SuperScholar.org recognizes Saint Leo for providing affordable, reputable online MBA programs Saint Leo, FL (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 Online education and career publication SuperScholar.org has named Saint Leo University No. 22 in its 2012 “Smart Choice” ranking of the best online MBA programs. The list represents the top regionally accredited business schools with online programs, ranked for their quality, marketability and affordability. Online MBA programs have become a...

2012-02-06 07:00:00

Philanthropists Lester and Sue Smith stage star-studded event, match every donation HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --A Texas-sized disco dance party was the backdrop Saturday night for a benefit that raised $32.26 million for pediatric cancer research at Texas Children's Cancer Center, the #1 pediatric cancer center in Texas as ranked by U.S. News & World Report. A record-breaking fundraiser for the hospital, Dr. David Poplack, director of Texas Children's Cancer...

2012-02-03 11:00:00

MIAMI, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Acceller, Inc., CEO Steve McKean has been invited to be a community track judge for the 14th Annual Miami Herald 2012 Business Plan Challenge, which is an entrepreneurship contest run every spring for young businesses. The contest is co-sponsored by Florida International University's Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center. "I'm honored to be chosen to judge and evaluate business plans from young businesses," said McKean, who founded...