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2012-06-25 23:02:01

Western Carolina University (WCU) announces the appointment of Zahed Subhan, PhD., as Director of the University´s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Dr. Subhan brings expertise in company formation and development, biotechnology and pharmaceutical innovation. Cullowhee, NC (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 Dr. Subhan comes to Western Carolina University following a 27 year career spanning leadership roles in the multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Dr. Subhan´s...

2012-03-28 23:02:32

Samford University and the Bulldogs men´s golf program are set to host a Nike Junior Overnight Golf Camp this summer. San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 Nike Golf Schools & Junior Camps added another prominent Division I institution to their 2012 golf camp schedule by teaming up with Samford University for one week of overnight golf camp this summer. The program at Samford will represent the only Nike Overnight Camp offering in the state of Alabama. Samford University was...

2011-12-02 08:00:00

The Elon iMedia program is asking iMedia prospective students to tweet how the iMedia program will shift their career in new directions. Beginning December 1, 2011, eligible contestants will be considered for the scholarships by drafting a single tweet of 140 characters or less to Elonâs iMedia Twitter handle @EloniMedia, including the hashtag #shiftimedia. Two $3,000 scholarships will be awarded to the winners on March 27, 2012. Elon, N.C. (PRWEB) December 02, 2011 Elon...

2011-01-07 08:00:00

FRISCO, Texas, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after finishing runner-up in the Buck Buchanan Award voting, Eastern Washington's J.C. Sherritt reeled it in. The voting was tight, but on Thursday night, Sherritt was named the 2010 winner of the defensive player of the year award in the Football Championship Subdivision. The Sports Network presents and Fathead.com sponsors the 16th annual Buchanan Award. Sherritt, second last year to James Madison defensive end Arthur Moats (now a...

2009-11-24 17:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty candidates, including three former winners, were named Monday to The Sports Network's Eddie Robinson Award ballot. That listing, along with ballots for the Walter Payton and Buck Buchanan awards, were released and distributed to voters on Monday. Voting will be conducted this week and winners will be announced on Thursday, Dec. 17 during the 23rd annual Sports Network awards dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Chattanooga, TN, the night before the...

2009-09-02 18:03:43

Management style clashes led Jon and Mark Richardson, sons of Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, to resign from the NFL organization, sources say. The team moved to fill the management void by naming Danny Morrison its president Wednesday. The Richardson brothers will, however, continue to be members of the Panthers Partnership Group. Jon, 50, had been president of Bank of America Stadium, Carolina's home stadium since it opened in 1996, and Mark, 49, had been team president since Mike...

2009-08-07 13:49:17

Appalachian State quarterback Armanti Edwards will miss up to four weeks with a right foot injury, ESPN said. The three-time All-American was injured this week in a mowing accident at his off-campus residence in Boone, N.C. School spokesman Mike Flynn said medical privacy laws prevented the university from releasing details. We're all fortunate and grateful that Armanti wasn't more seriously injured, Coach Jerry Moore said. He's demonstrated many times, (and) his toughness is second-to-none....


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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