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2014-04-04 23:38:12

Bank Street College faculty will present at a national research conference on their transformative online education experiences and the impact of their latest work. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Bank Street College of Education faculty will present at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) 2014 Annual Meeting, the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research, April 3-7, in Philadelphia, on the development and impact of online education. “Bank...

2014-03-26 20:21:05

NEW YORK, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 350 business and community leaders and patrons of the arts turned out at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Spring Gala to honor Keith Banks, president of U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, and a member of the LCPA's Board of Trustees and the Leadership Committee of the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund, for his leadership in efforts to expand access to the arts. The event exceeded its goal, raising more than...

2014-02-26 16:26:16

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bode Miller skipped the Olympics closing ceremony and cheered on the Dwight School Lions boys varsity basketball team as they won the championship title against Leman Manhattan Prep on their new home court at the Dwight School Athletic Center in East Harlem. Mr. Miller, a long-time Dwight School and ICL Champion, staunchly believes in Dwight's educational philosophy of "igniting the spark of genius" in every child. He said, "Dwight instills...

2014-02-04 16:26:05

Dwight's Global Educational Network Offers Students Unique Opportunity to Shine on the World's Most Famous Concert Hall Stage NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two hundred Dwight students from around the world gathered last Friday to perform a special concert entitled "Tutti" at Carnegie Hall, launching an annual event designed to bring together Dwight students in grades 4-12 from three continents to collaborate as artists and share the universal language of music. (Photo:...

2013-12-16 12:23:42

NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Movado Group, Inc. (MOV) - On Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Movado hosted the Turn 2 Foundation's "Jeter's Leaders", for three world premiere dance performances at the Juilliard School. Turn 2's premier youth leadership development program, is designed to promote healthy lifestyles, academic achievement and social change activism among high school students. The group of 40 Leaders attended the performance of New Dances PLUS: Edition 2013 created...

2013-11-19 12:27:53

Extell Development's Last New Development In Riverside South NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Extell Development Company announced today the official launch of sales at One Riverside Park, the newest luxury condominium in Riverside South. Overlooking the Hudson River and boasting expansive views, One Riverside features 219 luxury condominium residences with interiors curated by interior designer Shamir Shah. (Rendering: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131119/NY20066)...

2013-10-09 16:22:51

$60 MILLION GIFT IS LARGEST ONE-TIME DONATION IN SCHOOL HISTORY Selected on Merit, New and Current Students to Receive Full Tuition and Living Expenses NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joseph W. Polisi, President of The Juilliard School, today announced the creation of the Kovner Fellowship Program at Juilliard that will be endowed with a gift of $60 million - the largest single one-time gift to the School - from Bruce and Suzie Kovner, long-time supporters of...

2013-10-01 16:24:32

With cuisines and culinary influences from all parts of the globe, New York City is one of the most exciting culinary scenes in the world NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin today announced its highly respected selection for the ninth edition of the MICHELIN Guide New York City that goes on sale tomorrow. The new selection reflects the tremendous variety and diversity of the New York culinary scene, recognized for its excellence and quality. (Photo:...

2013-09-20 12:23:30

Dwight Students Showcase Musical "Spark of Genius" with Songwriter of Ten Billboard Hot 100 Number-One Hits NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dwight School, a 141-year-old, independent IB World School located on Manhattan's Upper West Side, ushered in the new academic year with an original song showcasing the School's dedication to igniting the "spark of genius" in every child. Known worldwide for customizing the educational experience for each student, from preschool through...

2013-06-02 23:14:34

Register Before Monday, June 3rd and Receive 10% OFF Summer Classes with Promo Code: summeryogi New York City, New York (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Lil Yogi's NYC will be back in Central Park hosting kids yoga classes all summer long with new class times, locations and pricing options. Lil Yogi's NYC's classes teach kids yoga through rhyming songs, imaginative play and fun games. Register for classes before Monday, June 3rd and receive 10% off by visiting Lil Yogi's NYC's online store and using...