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2013-09-27 23:01:57

Okuma Applications Engineer, Chris Davala, has been chosen to receive a 2013 Manufacturing Institute Scholarship from the University of Phoenix and the Manufacturing Institute. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Okuma America Corporation, a world-leader in CNC machine tool manufacturing, announces that Chris Davala has been chosen to receive one of ten scholarships given to current or transitioning employees in the manufacturing industry from the University of Phoenix and the...

2013-08-20 08:22:37

PARC and The Cleantech Open Partner To Accelerate Sustainable Technologies in the United States PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Cleantech Open, the world's largest cleantech accelerator, is partnering with PARC, a Xerox company, to promote the formation and development of cleantech startups. PARC is now a National Sponsor of the Cleantech Open, and plans to work closely with the Cleantech Open to create industry events, mentor entrepreneurs and startups, and...

2013-06-20 12:25:18

Large-Scale, Random Controlled Field Survey by the RAND Corporation Finds Students Improved by an Average of Eight Percentile Points in Algebra WASHINGTON, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently completed research funded by the U.S. Department of Education and independently conducted by the RAND Corporation revealed a statistically significant impact of eight percentile points for students who used Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor® Algebra I. (View the multimedia...

2013-05-17 08:20:37

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Red Cross partners University of Phoenix(®) and MGM Resorts International have become founding members of the Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) Giving Program, which helps support members of the U.S. military, veterans and their families. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The program marks its first anniversary this month, closely coinciding with Armed Forces Day on May 18, when...

2013-05-07 08:23:00

Teachers and student interns to participate in Foundation's Park Stewards youth-focused service-learning program PHOENIX and WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the National Park Foundation (NPF), the official charity of America's national parks, and University of Phoenix(®) announced the 2013 Park Stewards program grant recipients. Now in their second year of program sponsorship, the University provided $187,000 in program funding to the National Park Foundation to...

2013-04-15 08:34:26

Organizations join to supply nonprofits across the country with much-needed technology PHOENIX and ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Phoenix® and Good360 today announced a new relationship that will allow the University to donate refurbished technology to nonprofits across the country, while also ensuring that those technologies are disposed of in an environmentally-friendly way when they eventually reach their end of life. (Logo:...

2013-02-28 08:21:29

Applications for the ASIS 2013 scholarships now open PHOENIX and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- University of Phoenix® and ASIS Foundation announced the recipients of two full-tuition scholarships. The ASIS Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of the security profession worldwide through research, education, and training. The University of Phoenix ASIS Foundation scholarship recipients have the opportunity to complete an...

2013-02-21 08:37:20

PHOENIX, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Many parents in America are considering higher education to not only help them get ahead in the workplace, but to also set a good example for their children. According to a recent survey from University of Phoenix®, parents are twice as likely as non-parents (60 percent compared to 30 percent) to consider going back to school. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/LA85714LOGO) Parents who have plans to head back to school cite salary...

2013-02-12 16:22:18

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has approved Carnegie Learning(®) textbooks, adaptive software, and professional development support for implementation in high schools through July 31, 2015. Instructional materials on the approved list are reviewed and formally adopted by the State Board of Education for purchase by Oregon school districts using state education funds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130212/NE59103LOGO ) The...

2013-02-07 12:26:32

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Mexico Public Education Department (PED) has approved Carnegie Learning(®) Common Core Math Programs for implementation in the state through 2018. The approved list of curricula provides an array of core/basal and supplementary instructional materials for purchase by school districts using state education funds with the goal to enhance the delivery of instruction that will support student proficiency in meeting New Mexico state standards....