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2014-04-29 23:04:03

Odd Goat Agency, a student advertising team, wins the 2014 Protect America Pay It Forward Challenge at the University of South Alabama Mobile, AL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The University of South Alabama and home security giant Protect America have announced this year's winner of the charitable communications project "Pay It Forward" as student team Odd Goat Agency. The Pay It Forward Challenge tasks Advertising student groups with seeking local nonprofit organizations who they...

2014-04-14 23:04:49

Protect America, Inc. and the University of South Alabama Empower Communications Students to Creatively Overhaul Alabama Charities Mobile, Alabama (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 National home security company Protect America has announced its joint partnership with the University of South Alabama and participation in the charitable Pay It Forward program. The Company and University have joined together to help charities in Mobile, Alabama in a unique way. Pay It Forward spans the entire spring...

2014-03-07 20:22:10

MOBILE, Ala., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of South Alabama and the Poarch Band of Creek Indians have announced the creation of a Native American studies program that will focus on the history, culture and modern life of the Tribe, along with others in the Southeast and across the United States. The Poarch Band of Creek Indians Native American Studies Program will be funded, in part, by a $500,000 gift from the Escambia County, Ala., Tribe. "We are thrilled to make this...

2011-08-15 00:00:04

University also fielding team for event on Sunday, Aug. 14. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) August 14, 2011 Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, is a proud sponsor of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Kansas City, Mo., on Sunday, Aug. 14. This is the third consecutive year Grantham has supported the race as a $10,000 Silver Sponsor. Additionally, the University has a team of 52 runner/walkers set to...

2011-03-23 10:27:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USA Cheer is pleased to announce its team members for 2011. The Coed and All Girl teams will represent the United States at the 3rd Annual International Cheer Union (ICU) World Championship in Orlando, Fla. on April 28 and 29. (Logo: https://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110204/DC42655LOGO) The ICU World Championship showcases the top cheerleaders from every member nation; there are now 97 nations. Team USA has won a combined 12...

2010-11-29 08:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY is now accepting nominations for the twenty-second annual USA TODAY All-USA College Academic Team. The annual program honors full-time undergraduates who not only excel academically but also extend their intellectual abilities beyond the classroom to benefit society. Students named to the USA TODAY All-USA College Academic First Team will be featured in USA TODAY in Spring 2011 and will receive cash awards of $2,500. The USA TODAY...

2010-11-10 10:12:00

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY is increasing its commitment to American families' health and well-being with the launch of Your Life. Drawing on the clear and concise reporting style and infographics that USA TODAY is known for, this new multimedia companion will arm readers with the tools they need to thrive personally and professionally, care for themselves and their families, nourish their bodies, and shine through life's challenges. Your Life's focus on mind,...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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