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2011-05-23 11:27:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has awarded 250 scholarships to its Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program. Teachers from 27 countries and 47 states will attend the program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama from June 15 to June 28, 2011. This event is one element of the company's award winning math and science education initiative. Created in partnership with the U.S. Space & Rocket...

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2011-04-03 07:00:00

Puerto Rico teams take top awards in high school, college divisions NASA has announced the winners of the 18th annual NASA Great Moonbuggy Race -- and it's Puerto Rico's year. Teams representing Teodoro Aguilar Mora Vocational High School of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, snared the top two berths in the high school division; and, for the second straight year, the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao held off all comers to win the college division. The NASA competition challenges students around the...

2011-02-23 09:34:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 23, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has awarded scholarships to 238 students from 26 countries and 27 U.S. states and territories to attend the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy. This unique leadership program will run from February 26 to March 11 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL. Honeywell's Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA), created in partnership with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center provides...

2010-05-24 12:00:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has awarded 220 scholarships to its Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program. Teachers from 17 countries and 44 states will attend the program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama from June 11 to June 23, 2010. This event is one element of the company's award winning math and science education initiative. Created in partnership with the U.S. Space & Rocket...

2010-02-16 09:10:00

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has awarded scholarships to 160 students from 20 countries and 28 U.S. states and territories to attend the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy. It will run from February 28 to March 5 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL. Honeywell's Leadership Challenge Academy (HLCA), created in partnership with the U.S. Space & Rocket Center will provide students with a...

2009-06-08 11:02:00

Scholarship Program Provides Effect Teaching Techniques for Science and Math MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has awarded 288 scholarships to its Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program. The teachers, from 16 countries and 47 states, will attend the program at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, from June 13 to July 3, 2009. The program is one element of the company's corporate social...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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