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2014-02-05 20:23:46

BOSTON, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bunker Hill Community College President Pam Y. Eddinger described the increasingly critical role played by community colleges today on WBUR's National Public Radio program On Point with host Tom Ashbrook. Noting that half of today's undergraduates are now enrolled in the nation's community colleges, Eddinger said community colleges have become "the anchor of the future." Community college presidents from California and Texas also took...

2014-02-04 23:24:18

Enrollment Now Open for Educators to Learn New Skills, Move Up The Salary Scale and Meet Professional Development Requirements Allentown, PA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Education technology and professional development leader PLS 3rd Learning today announces its upcoming Summer 2014 graduate and professional development course schedule, featuring nearly 200 online and 160 on-site graduate and Master’s degree classes offered through college and university partners across the United States....

2014-01-31 23:26:31

High schools, community colleges and vocational schools work with industry to train workers for in-demand, high-skilled manufacturing jobs. Dearborn, MI (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Today, the skilled labor gap got a little smaller as President Barack Obama signed an executive order initiating an across-the-board review of America's training programs. SME, an organization dedicated to advancing manufacturing and attracting future generations, said this is positive momentum, which can...

2014-01-29 16:21:14

Program joins roster of UTI's manufacturer-specific programs to meet industry needs AVONDALE, Ariz., Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians, is launching the first General Motors Co. (GM) Technician Career Training program at its Avondale campus. Initially available only in Avondale,...

2014-01-23 16:27:05

Former president of The Art Institute of California--Orange County brings more than 15 years of experience in education to role SAN DIEGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewSchool of Architecture and Design (NSAD) has named Gregory J. Marick as its president, effective Jan. 13, 2014. Marick brings more than 15 years of experience in the education arena to his new role at the school. Marick previously served as president of The Art Institute of California--Orange County. During his...

2014-01-21 23:27:54

The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) today published three International Education Standards (IESs). These three IESs will replace the educational requirements of the three extant standards. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 The International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) today published the following three International Education Standards (IESs): IES 2, Initial Professional Development-Technical Competence; IES 3, Initial...

2014-01-21 23:26:06

With the release of a new report, Community Colleges and Public Health Project Interim Report, November 2013, the longstanding role of community colleges in preparing health professionals may soon expand to offering more courses and programs in public health. Exploring the role of community colleges in readying students for the public health workforce and for transfer education is the focus of Community Colleges and Public Health (CC&PH) Project, the second phase of which is now under...

2014-01-16 16:20:46

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that it will report its financial results for the fiscal 2014 first quarter ended December 31, 2013, on Thursday, January 30, 2014, after market close. UTI will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the same day to discuss its fiscal 2014 first quarter financial results and operating...

2014-01-13 23:00:06

Following the publication of Area Development’s December 31st article, titled “New Hampshire Bestows Job Training Grants to Nine Firms throughout the State,” HVAC Education urged potential HVAC students to seek out possible sources of financial aid. (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Acknowledging the possible financial difficulty of attending trade school, Arizona HVAC Education (or Arizona.HVACED.com) urged all future and potential HVAC students to seek out sources of financial aid. This...

2014-01-13 16:20:38

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, today announced the appointment of Lieutenant General William J. Lennox, Jr. (USA Ret.), to its Board of Directors. With his addition, the Board will have ten members. Mr. Lennox left active service in 2006 after a 35-year Army career. He retired as the 56th Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point,...


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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