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Statement from Family of Civil Rights Icon & Mathematics Teacher Bob Moses

Statement from Family of Civil Rights Icon & Mathematics Teacher Bob Moses

With great sadness, the family of Robert Parris Moses announces the passing of our husband, father, friend, and STEM educator. Before his passing, he expressed tremendous gratitude to all who are involved in the struggle for democracy and to those who supported his work to transform the conditions of Black people in our country. Moses was born January 23, 1935, and died the morning of July 25, 2021, in Hollywood, Florida. He was with family and his wife of 52 years, Janet. - July 25, 2021 - Family of Bob Moses

According to Modern Campus, 92% of Higher Education Leaders Say Microcredentials Support Institutional Competitiveness

New study from Modern Campus and UPCEA highlights the opportunity for colleges and universities to improve enrollments and student workforce readiness. - July 22, 2021 - Modern Campus

Dr. Philip Sobash Offers Scholarship for Future Medical Students, an Assistance to Life Savers

Dr. Philip Sobash Offers Scholarship for Future Medical Students, an Assistance to Life Savers

Philip Sobash, M.D. Announced a Scholarship for Upcoming Medical Doctors in the United States - July 21, 2021 - Dr. Philip Sobash

Tennessee Tech College of Engineering Names Kumar Yelamarthi as New Associate Dean

Tennessee Tech College of Engineering Names Kumar Yelamarthi as New Associate Dean

The Tennessee Tech University College of Engineering announced today the appointment of Kumar Yelamarthi as the new associate dean for the College of Engineering. Yelamarthi, who will join Tech on Aug. 1, serves as director for the School of Engineering Technology and professor of electrical and... - July 20, 2021 - Tennessee Tech University College of Engineering

Microvascular Therapeutics Has Received Funds from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Microvascular Therapeutics (MVT) has received funds from the from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a part of the National Institutes of Health for its program to treat cardiovascular disease, which kills more Americans than any other disease. As a leader in fluorocarbon... - July 19, 2021 - Microvascular Therapeutics

Bret Talley Announces Scholarship for Future Tech Entrepreneurs of America

Bret Talley Announces Scholarship for Future Tech Entrepreneurs of America

Bret Talley announces scholarship on his Twitter account @brettalley. - July 16, 2021 - Bret Talley

iGrad Partners with HBCU Community Development Action Coalition to Offer Student Financial Wellness Platform to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

iGrad Partners with HBCU Community Development Action Coalition to Offer Student Financial Wellness Platform to Historically Black Colleges and Universities

The Historically Black Colleges & Universities Community Development Action Coalition (HBCU CDAC) has partnered with iGrad to launch a financial wellness initiative for students of color. - July 13, 2021 - iGrad

CNC Machines Announces University of Notre Dame Student as 2021 Recipient of Its Manufacturing Scholarship for Students

CNC Machines Announces University of Notre Dame Student as 2021 Recipient of Its Manufacturing Scholarship for Students

CNC Machines announced that it has chosen Aubrey Breen of University of Notre Dame as the recipient of its 2021 Manufacturing Scholarship. The company awards annual scholarships to help close the skills gap in the manufacturing industry. - July 13, 2021 - CNC Machines

Ohio Deferred Compensation Now Offering Enrich Financial Wellness Platform to Current and Retired Participants

Ohio Deferred Compensation Now Offering Enrich Financial Wellness Platform to Current and Retired Participants

The Ohio Public Employees Deferred Compensation Program, a supplemental 457(b) retirement plan for all Ohio public employees, is offering the award-winning Enrich™ financial wellness platform to more than 243,000 Ohio DC participants. - June 30, 2021 - iGrad

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Names Senior Executive the College's Eleventh President

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology Names Senior Executive the College's Eleventh President

Trustees of Pennsylvania Institute of Technology, an independent college in Greater Philadelphia, has selected its next President. - June 30, 2021 - Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

Delaware County’s Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (P.I.T.) Awarded $25,000 to Bring Ultrasound Training to Delaware County

Delaware County’s Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (P.I.T.) Awarded $25,000 to Bring Ultrasound Training to Delaware County

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (P.I.T.), a leader in medical career training was awarded $25,000 by The McLean Contributionship for the acquisition of equipment to launch a two-year degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. P.I.T. will be the first college in Delaware County to offer the region an opportunity to train to become an Ultrasound Technician at the two-year level. - June 28, 2021 - Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

The John Abio Scholarship – Working to Inspire Future Entrepreneurs

The John Abio Scholarship – Working to Inspire Future Entrepreneurs

John Abio has created an annual scholarship to help the Future Entrepreneurs of America to pay for their education. Enrollment is open to any current university or high school student that would like to open a business in the future. - June 28, 2021 - John Abio

Modern Campus Acquires Presence, Leading Campus Engagement and Learning Platform

Acquisition Extends Company’s Commitment to Delivering Massively Personalized Student Experiences and Illustrates Its Obsession with Customer Success - June 26, 2021 - Modern Campus

The Proven Optics Financial Management Application Suite Receives ServiceNow’s Highest Certification – Built on Now Program

The Proven Optics Financial Management Application Suite Receives ServiceNow’s Highest Certification – Built on Now Program

Today, Proven Optics LLC, a practitioner-founded software and services company, announced the Proven Optics Enterprise Budgeting & Forecasting Application and the ITFM Cost Modeling Application from its Financial Management Application Suite are now certified as part of the ServiceNow Built on... - June 25, 2021 - Proven Optics

Southwest Tennessee Community College Awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support Designation

Southwest Tennessee Community College Awarded Veteran’s Education Transition Support Designation

Southwest Tennessee Community College has achieved distinction as a Veteran’s Education Transition Support (VETS) Certified Campus. The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) awarded the college the VETS designation June 21 in recognition of the supportive environment Southwest has... - June 24, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Sunil Ramlall Joins Concordia University as Professor of Business

Dr. Sunil Ramlall has recently joined Concordia University Wisconsin as Professor of Business teaching in the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Program. Dr. Ramlall brings several years on teaching experience especially in graduate business programs. He was previously at Western Governors... - June 19, 2021 - Sunil Ramlall

uLearn Along with Johnson College Commits to Provide Quality Evaluation for Students

Studying remotely is making it difficult for students to succeed. Establishing a full-proof evaluation framework contributes in making this challenge achievable. Therefore, Johnson college has chosen uLearn, a robust and advanced remote proctoring tool as their partner during exams to provide... - June 18, 2021 - uLearn.io

Targeted Pharmaceuticals and George Mason University Announce First-Ever Preclinical Study Using Cannabinoids in an Organoid Model

Targeted Pharmaceuticals and George Mason University Announce First-Ever Preclinical Study Using Cannabinoids in an Organoid Model

Study Examines the Effects of Cannabinoids Treating Central Nervous System (CNS) Viruses including HIV Associated Dementia - June 16, 2021 - Targeted Pharmaceuticals

Proven Optics Releases Federal Benchmarking Application as Newest Addition to Their Financial Management Application Suite - Built on Now

Proven Optics Releases Federal Benchmarking Application as Newest Addition to Their Financial Management Application Suite - Built on Now

Today, Proven Optics LLC, a practitioner-founded software and services company, announced the release of their newest Application - Proven Optics Federal Benchmarking. This solution has met the high standards of the ServiceNow Built on Now Program designed to recognize partners with proven... - June 16, 2021 - Proven Optics

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Leadership Program

Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Shayla Kolheim Selected for Maxine Smith Fellows Leadership Program

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has selected Shayla Kolheim, director of Grants Development and Management at Southwest Tennessee Community College, to participate in the Class of 2021-22 Maxine Smith Fellows Program. “Ms. Kolheim is truly deserving of this opportunity. She is an... - June 12, 2021 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Modern Campus Acquires Leading Academic Catalog and Curriculum Management Provider DIGARC

Combination Empowers Colleges and Universities to Solve Two of the Biggest Challenges Faced Today: Attracting and Converting Students, and Creating a Personalized, Engaging Pathway to On-Time Graduation - June 12, 2021 - Modern Campus

Orchid Medical to Significantly Expand Its Workforce and Operations by 2022

Orchid Medical to Significantly Expand Its Workforce and Operations by 2022

Expansion includes numerous new positions within the company’s ancillary operations at its headquarters in Orlando. - June 10, 2021 - Orchid Medical

Ashton College Offers Diverse and Innovative Continuing Education Options

Ashton College is expanding its continuing education division with compact, thorough courses to empower individuals in diverse sectors. The varied course offerings help individuals with professional upgrading, changing careers or broadening their learning horizons. By choosing the path of... - June 10, 2021 - Ashton College

Nearing the 102nd Anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles, Lawyer/Historian Releases First History Retrospective Detailing the Three Leaders Behind WWI’s Ill-Fated Deal

Nearing the 102nd Anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles, Lawyer/Historian Releases First History Retrospective Detailing the Three Leaders Behind WWI’s Ill-Fated Deal

June 28 marks the 102nd anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles, the treaty that officially ended WWI and set in motion conditions that author Robert F. Klueger argues, led to the rise of the Nazi party and WWII. The task to determine the terms of peace came down to three men. In his latest book, best-selling author and historian Klueger looks to find a deeper understanding of who each of these men were and how they attempted to repair a broken world after the “war to end all wars” ended. - June 08, 2021 - Bublish

J.W. Pepper Takes Music Learning Beyond the Classroom and Into the Future

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., the world’s largest sheet music retailer, has announced a new software product that unlocks the potential for music teachers to share copyrighted music with their students legally. The new product is called ePrint Folders, and it works seamlessly with... - June 08, 2021 - J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.

Sigma Chi Chapter at Cal State Pomona Raises $100,000 to Fight Cancer

The Sigma Chi Fraternity chapter at California State Polytechnic University Pomona raises over $100,000 for its philanthropy, Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah. - June 07, 2021 - Theta Sigma Chapter Sigma Chi

Giving Health Partners with Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health to Study Delivery of Telemedicine Services to Low-Income, Uninsured Chronic Patients

Giving Health Partners with Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health to Study Delivery of Telemedicine Services to Low-Income, Uninsured Chronic Patients

Unique cooperative study being undertaken by Emory University and Giving Health to advance the reach and power of Telehealth for underserved communities. - June 05, 2021 - Giving Health Inc.

Slosberg College Solutions Announces "How To Find A Good College" Seminar

Slosberg College Solutions, LLC presents a free, online seminar on June 6 entitled "How To Find A Good College" for high school students and their parents. - June 02, 2021 - Slosberg College Solutions LLC

Sky Ridge Medical Center Announces Student Scholarship Award Winners

Sky Ridge Medical Center Announces Student Scholarship Award Winners

Sky Ridge Medical Center awarded student volunteers pursuing academic degrees and careers in healthcare with its Sky Ridge Student Scholarship awards for the second year. The $5,000 in scholarships were awarded among four seniors based upon their length of service and commitment as student... - May 30, 2021 - Sky Ridge Medical Center

ACHS to Offer $10,000 Changemakers Scholarship for MBA Program Infused with Sustainability & Wellness

American College of Healthcare Sciences (ACHS) will award a $10,000 tuition scholarship to pursue the ACHS MBA degree, the only MBA with sustainability and integrative wellness at its core. - May 30, 2021 - American College of Healthcare Sciences

Economists with PhD Earn 86% More - INOMICS Salary Report 2020/21 Incl. COVID-19 Impact

Economists with PhD Earn 86% More - INOMICS Salary Report 2020/21 Incl. COVID-19 Impact

Based on survey data from nearly 1,500 economists, new report examines economics salaries, health of job market, effect of COVID-19 and gender pay-gap. - May 27, 2021 - INOMICS

Posse Foundation, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Launch Arts Leadership Scholarship in Puerto Rico; Bard College Offers Full-Tuition Posse Scholarships to Students from Puerto Rico

The Posse Foundation is expanding to recruit art students in Puerto Rico through a new project launched in collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda Family Fund and Bard College. Beginning this fall, the college success and youth leadership development organization will identify, select... - May 25, 2021 - The Posse Foundation

Overlook Investigative Group, LLC Announces the Launch of Hidden Camera Checked Location Program

Overlook Investigative Group, LLC Announces the Launch of Hidden Camera Checked Location Program

The world's first recognition and accountability program for hidden camera detection. Tiny hidden cameras are being placed by voyeurs in public restrooms, short-term vacation rentals, hospitals, fitness centers, schools and anywhere privacy can be violated. Images are sold for profit on websites or viewed for private pleasure. The program and special branding will alert the public to locations checked for hidden cameras, educate employees and provide workplace policy guidelines. - May 25, 2021 - Overlook Investigative Group, LLC

Modern Campus Announces Availability of Personalization and Pathways Capabilities

New Capabilities Enable Colleges and Universities to Increase Engagement and Retention by Helping Modern Learners View the School as "Right for Me" - May 23, 2021 - Modern Campus

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County Announces Graduation Celebration - Annual Scholarship & "Gifts for Grads"

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County Announces Graduation Celebration - Annual Scholarship & "Gifts for Grads"

Speak Up for Kids of Palm Beach County has launched Growing Grads, a new community campaign aimed to celebrate young adults who, despite involvement in the foster care system, are graduating. In conjunction with the launch, Speak Up For Kids received invaluable support from the Leadership Palm... - May 18, 2021 - Speak Up for Kids

Mika Medical, a Korean Manufacturer Specializing in Syringe Technology, Has Completed Clinical Trials with Yonsei University Severance Hospital and Catania University

The research team injected insulin to 20 test subjects selected according to certain criteria using Comfort-in and a general pen-type syringe. As a result of comparing injection effects of a general pen-type insulin syringe, the injection-type insulin injection method demonstrated faster effects of increasing the level of fast-acting insulin in the blood and lowering blood sugar, compared to the standard insulin injection method. - May 13, 2021 - Mika Medical

Medical Staffing Company Makes It Easier for New Graduates to Get Into Travel Healthcare Workforce

Medical Staffing Company Makes It Easier for New Graduates to Get Into Travel Healthcare Workforce

Fusion Medical Staffing makes it easier for new graduate therapists to start their career as traveling healthcare professionals. It’s simple for the next generation of healthcare workers to hit the ground running with the company’s Student Outreach Program. The Student Outreach... - May 10, 2021 - Fusion Medical Staffing

AVA Fundamentals of Peripheral Intravenous Vascular Access™ Addresses One of Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for 2021

The Association for Vascular Access and B. Braun Medical Inc. announced the US launch of the first of three online courses that will comprise a free comprehensive curriculum on the placement of peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs) that is being offered to pre-licensure medical, nursing, respiratory therapy and other allied healthcare schools. Peripheral vascular harm was named to ECRI’s top 10 patient safety concerns in 2021. The curriculum includes infection prevention and legal issues. - May 07, 2021 - Association for Vascular Access (AVA)

Baltimore-Based Debut Novelist Emma Beaven Featured Author on Harford County Living Podcast for Her Novel "Where the Briars Sleep" Releasing July 2021

Baltimore-Based Debut Novelist Emma Beaven Featured Author on Harford County Living Podcast for Her Novel "Where the Briars Sleep" Releasing July 2021

Baltimore-based debut novelist Emma Beaven to be featured author on Harford County Living's podcast, "The Word with an Inquisitive Booknerd," for her novel, "Where the Briars Sleep," releasing July 17, 2021, with Tangled Tree Publishing, the "darker side" of Hot Tree Press. - May 02, 2021 - Childress Ink

Details Regarding the Next Eric Dalius Grant Will be Released on May 10, 2021 Eastern Time

Details Regarding the Next Eric Dalius Grant Will be Released on May 10, 2021 Eastern Time

What Eric Dalius most enjoys most is the process of “paying it forward.” That said, he is very happy to announce that full details of the next Eric Dalius Grant award will be made on May 10, 2021 at 11:00 AM, Eastern time. - April 30, 2021 - Eric Dalius Grant

This Innovative Trauma-Informed Training Has Teachers Raving About How It Has Transformed Their Classrooms

This Innovative Trauma-Informed Training Has Teachers Raving About How It Has Transformed Their Classrooms

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are much more common than many realize. Before the pandemic, 1 in 3 children in the U.S. had at least one ACE. Since then we have seen a skyrocket in suicide rates, drug overdoses and addiction, leaving even more children traumatized. Reverse the Adverse is a trauma-informed professional development that teaches urban educators how to better serve students impacted by trauma. Educators have reported seeing an 80% increase in grades in just one semester. - April 30, 2021 - GOAT Educators

RPA to Host Virtual Continuing Education Seminar Trustee University for Missouri Plan Trustees

May 4 virtual event helps DC retirement committee members satisfy state’s annual continuing education requirement. - April 28, 2021 - Retirement Plan Advisors

Bestselling, Five-Star-Rated Book Can Change the World, Author Says

Bestselling, Five-Star-Rated Book Can Change the World, Author Says

According to the author of a just-released book, a new view of reality, which he maintains is rapidly being accepted by alert thought leaders, has the potential to bring together individuals who may be polar opposites, politically, and in the process unite citizens of the USA and perhaps even those of the Free World. The Kindle edition will be free to download from Amazon April 28, 29 and 30. - April 28, 2021 - The Oaklea Press

Dianne L. Bird Honored as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Dianne L. Bird Honored as a Woman of Distinction by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized)

Dianne L. Bird of Waterdown, Ontario, Canada has been honored as a Woman of Distinction for the second quarter of 2021 by P.O.W.E.R. (Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized) for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of educational administration. Each... - April 27, 2021 - P.O.W.E.R. Professional Organization of Women of Excellence Recognized

Patrick Henry College Ranks Third in Collegiate Mock Trial Among the Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities

Patrick Henry College Ranks Third in Collegiate Mock Trial Among the Nation’s Top Colleges and Universities

The Patrick Henry College Mock Trial program placed third overall in the nation at the 2021 American Mock Trial Association’s (AMTA) National Championship Tournament, missing out on the championship final round by a solitary ballot. More than 6,500 students in 650 teams began the season in... - April 26, 2021 - Patrick Henry College

The University of Virginia at Wise Selects BlackBeltHelp Virtual OneStop Student Services Support

BlackBeltHelp is pleased to announce that the University of Virginia at Wise has selected BlackBeltHelp for Virtual OneStop Student Services Support. - April 24, 2021 - BlackBeltHelp

California High School Students Will Find Inspiration to Lead for Social Impact

California High School Students Will Find Inspiration to Lead for Social Impact

Driven to Lead: A Celebration of Social Good, Action, and Impact is coming up on April 29, 2021. Safety Center will host a virtual leadership event on April 29, 2021 at 4pm to inspire high school students to identify solutions to social problems, reflect on their role in promoting community... - April 20, 2021 - Safety Center

STEERus™ - the Soft Skills Academy – Expands Into the UK and EU with a New Leadership Team

STEERus, home to the world’s first Soft Skills Academy, has expanded into the EU and UK with its new leadership team. The EdTech has an innovative approach to training people in soft skills like empathy, resilience and workplace behaviors to improve individual and corporate success. - April 20, 2021 - STEERus

Albany Law School Exceeds Campaign Goal Early

Total giving to Albany Law School’s We Rise Together campaign has reached nearly $32 million, eclipsing the $30 million goal four months early. We Rise Together: The Campaign for Albany Law School launched on January 17, 2019 when President and Dean Alicia Ouellette ’94 announced an... - April 16, 2021 - Albany Law School

Academic Business Solution Company Telanto Won EdTech Cool Tool Awards 2021

The prominent cloud-based academic business solution, TELANTO, was announced as the winner of the highly coveted EdTech Cool Tool: hiring or internships solutions award on March 31, 2021. Interested parties can read more about the finalists and winners at... - April 16, 2021 - TELANTO

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