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2012-06-13 06:24:08

Music Industry Icon Was Instrumental to Cancer Research Charity NEW YORK, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The T.J Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer and AIDS Research is mourning the passing of music industry pioneer Frances Williams Preston, who died early this morning. Frances was a long-time friend and ardent supporter of the T.J. Martell Foundation and she will be sorely missed. "We lost a great lady, someone who has done so much for our Foundation," said Tony Martell,...

2012-06-12 10:24:32

ATLANTA, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty incoming college freshmen who were stand-outs among their high school's recent graduating class are getting help with their educational expenses through the Georgia-Pacific Foundation Employees' Children Scholarship program. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030425/PAPLOGO) Georgia-Pacific annually awards 50 four-year scholarships to qualifying children of its employees across the United States, so that approximately 200 students are...

2012-06-11 06:27:19

Transformational gift positions College for global prominence ATLANTA, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has announced a transformational gift from an alumnus that has resulted in the renaming of the Institute's former College of Management. Ernest "Ernie" Scheller Jr., a 1952 Industrial Management graduate of Georgia Tech, has made a commitment totaling $50 million, a majority of which has been fulfilled. The gift has...

2012-06-10 23:01:04

Three students of Liberty University´s Department of Biology and Chemistry earned first-place awards at the Virginia Academy of Science annual meeting at Norfolk State University May 23-25. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) June 10, 2012 Three students of Liberty University´s Department of Biology and Chemistry earned first-place awards at the Virginia Academy of Science annual meeting at Norfolk State University May 23-25. Liberty´s participants, all undergraduates, beat out other...

2012-06-08 02:23:03

SYOSSET, N.Y., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Charles N. Paidas of Tampa, Florida has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. About CHARLES N. PAIDAS, MD, MBADr. Paidas has over twenty-five years experience in the field of education. For the past three years he has been the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME) at The University of South Florida (USF) and in June 2012 will...

2012-06-07 23:03:26

Kaufman Lynn Construction continues business with Florida Atlantic University to build a new 1,000 car expandable parking garage with retail space. This will be the sixth major construction contract between Kaufman Lynn and FAU. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 Florida Atlantic University (FAU) selected Kaufman Lynn Construction as the construction manager for the site development and construction of a 1,000 car parking garage to be located on the university´s Boca Raton campus...

2012-06-07 06:27:14

Increase in Use by Women and Children Offers Digital Games Industry the Opportunity to Improve Kids' Health & Education, says The Children's Partnership SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The Children's Partnership released Game Companies & Social Responsibility: The Time is Now, the result of a yearlong study of the $25.1 billion digital game industry and its current--and potential--participation in social responsibility efforts. Released...

2012-06-07 02:28:41

HOUSTON, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children's Hospital (NRI), one of the world's first basic research institutes dedicated to childhood neurological diseases, recently joined with Genentech, Inc. and the journal Science Translational Medicine, to stage an international symposium on disorders of synaptic dysfunction - a growing class of neurological disorders including autism. Leaders from around the world in...

2012-06-07 02:28:32

DENVER, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William Howard Taft University has announced that qualified students who can allocate the time to progress though its Master of Business Administration Program at an accelerated pace have a unique opportunity to save a significant amount of tuition. Normal tuition in the University's MBA Program is only $225.00 a semester unit, a relative bargain itself in today's world. But now, a grant from The Taft University System, the parent organization of the...

2012-06-06 06:20:28

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the conclusion of its 2012 Mitchell-Beall-Rosen Memorial Scholarship Contest, NASA Federal Credit Union awarded scholarships--ranging from $1,500 to the top prize of $6,000--to six high school seniors. The annual program rewards the writing talent and academic endeavors of young Credit Union members...