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Dr. Ralph L. McNutt, Jr. Named as a Top Educator for 2022 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Dr. Ralph L. McNutt, Jr. Named as a Top Educator for 2022 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Dr. Ralph L. McNutt, Jr. of Ellicott City, Maryland has been named a Top Educator for 2022 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. About Dr. Ralph L. McNutt, Jr. Dr. Ralph L. McNutt is a physicist and a... - August 19, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

New NIL Opportunity Announced for More Than 300,000 Student-Athletes Available at Every Level of Athletics with KONGiQ Sports Performance Technology

New NIL Opportunity Announced for More Than 300,000 Student-Athletes Available at Every Level of Athletics with KONGiQ Sports Performance Technology

New Bundled Services, Healthcare Management Solution, iNPOWERiQ, Separately Creates New, Sustainable Revenue Stream and Dramatically Cuts Costs for Athletic Departments, While Also Providing Groundbreaking NIL Opportunity to Thousands of Student-Athletes Across the Country. - August 18, 2022 - KONG IQ

Apto Global Launches New Consumer Mobile App to Create a Community of Intentional Travelers and Language Learners

Apto Global Launches New Consumer Mobile App to Create a Community of Intentional Travelers and Language Learners

Apto Global, a dedicated culture, language and travel community that helps people adapt to life anywhere, announces the launch of its new consumer mobile application that is now available for iOS and Android. The timing could not be better to connect intentional travelers with local communities... - August 17, 2022 - Apto Global

Moderna, Inc. CEO Stéphane Bancel, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David Solomon, U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, Among 2022 Mentors for Jeff Ubben Posse Fellows Program

Moderna, Inc. CEO Stéphane Bancel, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David Solomon, U.S. Senator John Hickenlooper, Americares President and CEO Christine Squires, and Redfin President and CEO Glenn Kelman will each host and mentor a member of the fifth cohort of Jeff Ubben Posse Fellows in... - August 11, 2022 - The Posse Foundation

Hampton University Scholarships to Provide Opportunities for STEM Students Using Amateur Radio

ARDC grant will provide scholarships to four Hampton students for one full academic year and assist with associated costs. - August 11, 2022 - Amateur Radio Digital Communications

Promet Source Receives Clutch 2022 Leaders Award for Top Illinois Web Developer

Consistently superior client reviews sparks award from leading B2B research, rating and review company. - August 10, 2022 - Promet Source

Half of Gen Z Students Question Whether College is a Worthwhile Investment According to New Research from Modern Campus and Ruffalo Noel Levitz

Study Also Shows Most High School Students Start Preparing for College Before 10th Grade. - August 06, 2022 - Modern Campus

Historic $10 Million NSF Grant Establishes the National Data Science Alliance to Expand Data Science at HBCUs

Historic $10 Million NSF Grant Establishes the National Data Science Alliance to Expand Data Science at HBCUs

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) makes history as the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to receive a $10 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) INCLUDES program to establish the National Data Science Alliance (NDSA). - August 05, 2022 - AUC Data Science Initiative

Dr. Ankita Singh Scholarship Announced: Aims to Support Future Doctors

Dr. Ankita Singh Scholarship Announced: Aims to Support Future Doctors

Physician Ankita Singh Provides Scholarship Funds for Students Studying Medicine. - August 04, 2022 - Dr. Ankita Singh Scholarship

Acacia University, Arizona is Part of Westford Education Group Now

Westford Education Group (WEG), the leading higher education provider and education management company, has announced the acquisition of Acacia University, a nationally accredited university in Arizona, USA. - August 03, 2022 - Exeed College

Westford University College Has Partnered with UK’s No. 1 University for Teaching Quality, Abertay University

Westford University College Has Partnered with UK’s No. 1 University for Teaching Quality, Abertay University

Westford University College and Abertay University, UK announced their partnership, offering programs through blended learning, to students across the globe. Westford is a transnational educational partner of Abertay University in the UAE. This alliance benefits students who aspire to pursue their... - July 20, 2022 - Westford University College

Modern Campus Helps Higher Education Institutions Articulate the Value of Co-Curricular Learning

SmartTranscript™ for Modern Campus Presence Enables Institutions to Display the Importance of Essential Skill Development Outside the Classroom - July 20, 2022 - Modern Campus

Cal Coast Cares Foundation Awards $150,000 in Student Scholarships

Cal Coast Cares Foundation Awards $150,000 in Student Scholarships

The Cal Coast Cares Foundation has announced that $150,000 in scholarships has been awarded to support college-bound high school seniors, current or former foster students and current college students in San Diego or Riverside Counties. The non-profit foundation awarded $2,000 scholarships to... - June 29, 2022 - California Coast Credit Union

Foundation Supporting Indigenous Students to Return a Half-Million Dollars to a Catholic Organization

Foundation Supporting Indigenous Students to Return a Half-Million Dollars to a Catholic Organization

The Verna J. Kirkness Education Foundation Board Chair, Tony Williams, plans to announce the Board’s decision to return the $500,000 endowment to the Sisters of Saint Anne and terminate the 4.5-year-long relationship. In his announcement, Tony Williams will explain his Board’s decision... - June 24, 2022 - Verna J. Kirkness Foundation

New Band Well Album Set for 2022 Release

New Band Well Album Set for 2022 Release

Royal 62 Records has announced the release of Band Well’s new music compilation "War Stories." "War Stories" is available online on July 1, 2022 to help honor the 4th of July. "War Stories" contains unique music influential to listeners from ages 20 - 60 and beyond, as the lyrics provide first-hand accounts from men and women who have served in war. - June 24, 2022 - Royal 62 Records LLC

Husson University Receives $2.2 Million Grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation

Husson University announced today that it recently received a generous $2.2 million grant from the Harold Alfond Foundation. The grant will accelerate the implementation of programs and outreach associated with the new School of Technology and Innovation. This school is part of Husson... - June 19, 2022 - Husson University

Dr. James Fleckenstein: Radiologist Gives Back with Scholarship for Medical Students in the United States

Dr. James Fleckenstein: Radiologist Gives Back with Scholarship for Medical Students in the United States

Chicago Radiologist James Fleckenstein MD Presents His Scholarship Fund for Students Studying Medicine, Accepting Applications Now - June 17, 2022 - Dr. James Fleckenstein Scholarship

"Talking Foreign Affairs" Debuts with Adil Cader

Perth-based "Talking Foreign Affairs" with Adil Cader’ is a start-up that empowers and encourages young people to play an active role in foreign affairs and diplomacy, to combat global challenges. “Our purpose is to empower and encourage young people to play an active role in... - June 17, 2022 - Talking Foreign Affairs

ABA Technologies, Inc. is Excited To Announce The Release of Two New Books, “The Consulting Supervisor’s Workbook” and “The New Supervisor’s Workbook”

ABA Technologies, Inc. is Excited To Announce The Release of Two New Books, “The Consulting Supervisor’s Workbook” and “The New Supervisor’s Workbook”

Supervisors now have a template for improving their own management skills and sharing their experience with new BCBA® supervisors. - June 15, 2022 - ABA Technologies, Inc.

Air & Waste Management Association’s Annual Conference Brings Environmental Scientists to San Francisco, June 27-30

Air & Waste Management Association’s Annual Conference Brings Environmental Scientists to San Francisco, June 27-30

The Air & Waste Management Association’s 115th Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) will bring together hundreds of environmental professionals from around the world on June 27-30 in San Francisco, CA. This year’s conference on “Science & Sustainable Global... - June 15, 2022 - Air & Waste Management Association

Mastery Coding Officially Launches Mastery Esports League

Mastery Coding Officially Launches Mastery Esports League

An Inter-School Esports League for Middle and High School. The MEL will allow Pathway Esports students to put team practice to the test in regular inter-school competitions. Ignite interest and engagement in computer science through one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. With the Pathway Esports™ toolkit, students and schools will have everything they need to start and run their very own esports team and compete in local and national tournaments. - June 12, 2022 - Mastery Coding

Modern Campus Launches Solution to Help Higher Education Institutions Reach Enrollment and Engagement Goals

Signal Vine Playbook™ for Stop Outs Enables Institutions to Reengage with Previously Enrolled Learners. - June 11, 2022 - Modern Campus

Celebrate Husson! to Feature Baseball, Barbecue, Cornhole and More

Members of the Husson University community, including alumni, faculty, staff, students, parents, donors and friends, are invited to participate in Celebrate Husson! from Sunday, June 12 through Friday, June 17, 2022. The six days of festivities will feature recognition, remembrance and reconnection events along with professional career services. To register for all or part of Celebrate Husson! visit https://www.husson.edu/alumni/alumni-events/celebratehusson. - June 10, 2022 - Husson University

Announcing a New Affordable Local College Alternative for Hawaii Vocational Students

Billing itself as an affordable alternative to Hawaii's expensive private colleges, the Career College of the Pacific offers certification programs in medical assisting, billing, coding, phlebotomy, and EKG starting in July 2022 for thousands less than the nearest private competition. - June 08, 2022 - Career College of the Pacific

A New Book from Oaklea Press Purports to Offer a Way to End the Epidemic of Mass Shootings

A New Book from Oaklea Press Purports to Offer a Way to End the Epidemic of Mass Shootings

The message of a book just released by Oaklea entitled “A No-Brainer Way to Stop the Killings” is that our culture produces nihilists and mass murderers due a widely held, but erroneous belief. The author says a “no-brainer solution” would be simply to mount a national awareness campaign to communicate this. He maintains that the facts that would bring this change about have clearly been demonstrated by a large number of scientific studies. His book provides details. - June 07, 2022 - The Oaklea Press

Chews A Puppy Awards $20,000.00 in Scholarships to Selected Ocoee High School Students

Chews A Puppy Awards $20,000.00 in Scholarships to Selected Ocoee High School Students

The time has come to fulfill the duties of awarding Four lucky Ocoee High School Seniors a $5000.00 scholarship to the school of their choice. On May 3, 2022, Ocoee High School held their Award ceremony where unexpecting students gathered to see if they had achieved their goal of receiving a scholarship. The four students who won the Chews A Puppy Scholarship were without words, and beyond excited to be receiving money towards furthering their education. - June 04, 2022 - Chews A Puppy

TechNoir Solutions Donates $5000 to One Million Degrees

TechNoir Solutions, headquartered in Chicago, IL, has donated $5,000 to One Million Degrees (OMD), the only organization of its kind in Illinois, that accelerates community college students' progress on career pathways to economic mobility. - June 04, 2022 - TechNoir Solutions

American University’s Dr. Mark A. Clark to Join Factum Global as Advisor/Consultant

Dr. Clark to advise on organizational change process & implementation, leadership development. - June 04, 2022 - Factum Global

Son of Husson University’s Founder Passes Away

Paul Husson passed away on May 5, 2022. Completely devoted to Husson University, the educational institution founded by his father Chesley, Paul spent most of his professional career helping students achieve academic success at the University. Gifts to the Paul and Judith Husson International Scholarship Fund, c/o Husson University will honor his memory. For more information, contact Lisa Frazell, executive director of development at Husson University. Her email is FrazellL@husson.edu. - June 01, 2022 - Husson University

Community Leader John Rohman Receives Chesley H. Husson, Sr. Award from Husson University

Husson University presented the Chesley H. Husson, Sr. Award to John Rohman, the former chief executive officer of WBRC, mayor of Bangor and current chair of the University’s Board of Trustees. This award is presented annually to an individual who shares the qualities of Husson’s founder, Chesley H. Husson, Sr. It recognizes outstanding service to both the University and the greater community. - May 31, 2022 - Husson University

Modern Campus Partners with ARUCC’s MyCreds™ to Enhance System Interoperability with Destiny One

The Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC) and Modern Campus, the higher education industry’s leading modern learner engagement platform, today announced a partnership that will enhance interoperability between Modern Campus Destiny One—the... - May 29, 2022 - Modern Campus

NJ MED Released Its 8th Annual World Top 20 Project’s Global Universities Rankings

NJ MED’s rankings try to show the impact higher education has on economic and social development. - May 28, 2022 - New Jersey Minority Educational Development

Pharmaceutical Compliance Partners Selects Luke Forman, University of Notre Dame, for Summer Internship Program

Pharmaceutical Compliance Partners Selects Luke Forman, University of Notre Dame, for Summer Internship Program

Pharmaceutical Compliance Partners selected Luke Forman, a Science-Business major at University of Notre Dame, as its first summer intern. This is the inaugural year for Pharmaceutical Compliance Partners’ internship program, allowing students to learn about drug development, pharmaceutical compliance, and business operations of life sciences firms. - May 25, 2022 - Pharmaceutical Compliance Partners

Agbeyegbe Hays Appointed Chair of AICPA’s PCPS Executive Committee

Agbeyegbe Hays Appointed Chair of AICPA’s PCPS Executive Committee

Agbeyegbe Hays is the first sole practitioner and the first Black female CPA to chair the PCPS Executive Committee. - May 23, 2022 - Hays CPA

Two Philadelphia County High School Seniors to Receive Academic Scholarships for Higher Education

Two Philadelphia County High School Seniors to Receive Academic Scholarships for Higher Education

The Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation announced today that two 2022 recipients have been selected for its annual scholarship grants. The announcement was made by the foundation’s founder and president, Khadijah Butler. - May 20, 2022 - Craig D. Butler Scholarship Foundation

Clubhouse International Joins Second "Mental Health Action Day" Aims to Motivate People to Take Action for Better Mental Health

Clubhouse International Joins Second "Mental Health Action Day" Aims to Motivate People to Take Action for Better Mental Health

Setting the theme of "Connection," more than 1,400 companies and organizations will launch calls to action to address the surge of loneliness and isolation felt by millions as a result of the pandemic. - May 18, 2022 - Clubhouse International

Modern Campus Extends Capabilities to Address Student Concerns About Higher Ed ROI

Modern Campus Career Pathways integration with Modern Campus Acalog seamlessly delivers career information to learners. - May 15, 2022 - Modern Campus

American Association of Community Colleges Elects Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to National Board of Directors

American Association of Community Colleges Elects Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to National Board of Directors

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) has elected Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to its board of directors to represent the National Council on Black American Affairs (NCBAA). Dr. Hall will serve a three-year term, effective July 1, 2022 – June... - May 13, 2022 - Southwest Tennessee Community College

The Michael Scarpaci Scholarship:  Setting the Groundwork for Future Business Ventures

The Michael Scarpaci Scholarship: Setting the Groundwork for Future Business Ventures

Entrepreneur Michael Scarpaci Gives Back with His Scholarship Fund for Student Entrepreneurs - May 12, 2022 - Michael Scarpaci Scholarship

Morningbird Media Corporation Awarded a U.S. Patent for New 3D Printer Capable of Printing Electronics

Morningbird Media Corporation Awarded a U.S. Patent for New 3D Printer Capable of Printing Electronics

The Electronic Alchemy eforge is an advanced multi-material FDM 3D printer capable of printing functional electronic components and devices. - May 07, 2022 - Morningbird Media Corporation

2022 John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 2022 John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award have been announced. - May 07, 2022 - John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award

IvyWise Launches 2022-2023 IvyWise Scholars Application for Pro Bono College Admissions Advising

The IvyWise Scholars program offers free college admissions guidance to high-achieving, low-income students. - May 05, 2022 - IvyWise

Dr. Ralph McNutt, Jr. Celebrated as a Top Executive of 2022 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Dr. Ralph McNutt, Jr. Celebrated as a Top Executive of 2022 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Dr. Ralph L. McNutt, Jr. of Ellicott City, Maryland has been selected as a Top Executive of 2022 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Edition for his outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. About Dr. Ralph L. McNutt Dr. Ralph L. McNutt is a physicist and a... - May 04, 2022 - Strathmore Worldwide

The Nihar Gala Scholarship for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Still Accepting Applications

The Nihar Gala Scholarship for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Still Accepting Applications

When it comes to becoming a successful entrepreneur, education plays an important role one becoming a successful one. It equips you with the necessary skills and know-how in the world of businesses and entrepreneurship as it helps you make tough decisions and stay two steps ahead of your... - May 03, 2022 - Nihar Gala

Karen Corcoran Walsh Scholarship for Mental Health Awareness Still Accepting Applications

Karen Corcoran Walsh Scholarship for Mental Health Awareness Still Accepting Applications

The Karen Corcoran Walsh scholarship is a scholarship awarded to students who have an interest in working in the mental health industry or field after graduating. The scholarship's main aim is to create awareness of the common issues that are surrounding mental health. It aims to make sure that... - April 30, 2022 - Karen Corcoran Walsh

NACCE Launches Entrepreneurial College of the Future

National pilot program taps community college leaders to tackle challenges and leverage opportunities in their communities. - April 23, 2022 - National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

AC Brainy is Transforming Air Conditioning Maintenance for Homes and Businesses

AC Brainy is Transforming Air Conditioning Maintenance for Homes and Businesses

A Georgia man is seeking to transform the HVAC industry with a new mobile application that protects the pocketbooks of consumers and businesses. With 32 years of experience in energy analytics and 12 in the HVAC automated fault detection field, he saw an opportunity to create a mobile application that lowers the mysterious veil of an HVAC. Most people don't give it a thought until it is broken. The fact is that 90% of repairs or failures can be avoided with advanced diagnostics and alerts. - April 22, 2022 - AC Brainy

New Niche NIL Platform Micconope 1851 Arrives at Florida State University

Today, Micconope 1851 LLC, a new NIL platform focused on the long term professional and life skill development of Florida State University student athletes, announces its arrival at FSU. Micconope 1851 was developed to offer student athletes access to not only NIL earning opportunities, but access... - April 22, 2022 - Micconope 1851 LLC

MakerUSA Launches to Build Pathways Into Maker Careers and Entrepreneurship

MakerUSA Launches to Build Pathways Into Maker Careers and Entrepreneurship

MakerUSA, a new organization incubated within the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), launched today in conjunction with NACCE’s annual make/SHIFT conference. MakerUSA's mission is to accelerate social mobility and community-driven innovation by expanding pathways for underserved students into maker careers and entrepreneurship. - April 20, 2022 - National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship

Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith: Spiritual Entrepreneurship is Foundational to a Just and Inclusive Society

Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith: Spiritual Entrepreneurship is Foundational to a Just and Inclusive Society

Last week, Rev. Rich Tafel of the Church of the Holy City sat down with Indigo Founder and CEO Sheri Smith, one of the thought leaders in the field of spiritual entrepreneurship. Sheri created an education company called Indigo, with a vision of ushering in an education system that shifts away from... - April 20, 2022 - Church of the Holy City

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