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2014-05-15 23:13:07

The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 fellowship recipients for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). Greensboro, NC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The NBCC Foundation is pleased to announce the 2014 fellowship recipients for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program (NBCC MFP). The goal of the program is to strengthen the infrastructure that engages diverse individuals in counseling and increases the number...

2014-05-08 12:29:25

More than $300,000 in scholarships to be awarded to nurses making a difference MINNEAPOLIS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Nurses Week, Walden University is offering 12 nursing scholarships totaling more than $300,000 to help nurses around the world make a greater impact in their organizations and their field. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110920/MM71012-b Four full-tuition and eight $10,000 Nurses of the Year Scholarships will be awarded to registered nurses...

2014-04-23 16:29:48

New program joins Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) to prepare new leaders for the nursing profession MINNEAPOLIS, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuous advancements in nursing science research, education and practice are increasing the demand for nurses with doctoral degrees. To help prepare new leaders in these expanding fields, Walden University is now offering an online Ph.D. in Nursing program for nursing professionals who want to directly impact nursing practice today or...

2014-01-13 16:24:58

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Walden University public health students who have promoted positive change by helping to save lives and money through a specific public health initiative in their community are now also recipients of Advancing Public Health Excellence (APEX) Scholarships. Awarded to new students in Walden's online doctoral, master's and bachelor's public health programs, the scholarships were started last year in recognition of extraordinary accomplishments in...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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