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Regent Education Announces Support for U.S. Department of Education Experimental Sites Initiative (ESI)
FREDERICK, Md. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Regent Education has announced support for the Department of Education's Limited Direct Assessment Experiment via its industry-leading financial aid management software, Regent 8. Regent 8 is the only solution to offer full support for all enrollment models, including non-term and Competency Based Education (CBE).
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In June, a team of four Oak Hills Local Schools students, sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA, participated in a hands-on bicycle building exercise at Otterbein College in Westerville - but this was no ordinary bike. The four middle school girls were participants in the AEGIS 2015 Energy Program, and their bicycle transforms riders' energy into light, heat and sound.
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Through its partnership with energy services firm Energy Optimizers, USA, Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Schools has become the first school district in Ohio to retrofit all interior and exterior lighting to LED.
KATHMANDU, Nepal /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Adelina Foundation of Torrance, California is assisting the World Mind Network in helping the TriKA school in Narayanpur, Nepal bounce back from the massive April and May earthquakes that devastated so much of the country.
Roemtech LLC Announces U.S. Patent Awarded for Auto-HummBuster Ground-Loop Noise Elimination Circuitry
DALLAS, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Roemtech, LLC is announcing the award of Patent #9,042,577 by the USPTO for its invention of a unique circuitry that automatically analyzes multiple audio inputs and checks for ground-loop noise that frequently plagues classroom audio systems. If the circuitry detects ground-loop noise on any input, it will immediately take action to eliminate that noise.
In Louisiana, Johnny Fatheree announces candidacy for Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, District Five
DOWNSVILLE, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Fatheree for BESE Campaign announced in Louisiana. Johnny Fatheree was born and reared on the Southside of Monroe, Louisiana and currently resides on Lake D' arbonne in Union Parish. He graduated from Ouachita Parish High School in 1971, and attended Northeast Louisiana University (now ULM) for a brief time.
David Goldman Gives Commencement Speech to Graduating Class of Westcoast School of Human Development in Florida
SARASOTA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On Thursday, June 4, attorney David L. Goldman of the law firm of Shapiro, Goldman, Babboni and Walsh gave the commencement speech to the 2015 graduating class of the Westcoast School of Human Development in Sarasota, Fla.
Dialysis Scholarship Fund Annual Fundraiser Helps Kidney Transplant Patients Succeed with Online Learning
DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Denver-based Dialysis Scholarship Fund (DSF) will hold its 5th-year anniversary celebration at a 'Vegas Night' fundraising gala on May 31, 2015, at Ya Ya's Euro Bistro in Greenwood Village. DSF, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded by John 'JT' Turek, a former dialysis patient and kidney transplant recipient, to provide tuition aid assistance to dialysis patients waiting for kidney transplants.
Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announces new Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) announced the Jonathan Burke Endowed Presidential Scholarship commemorating Burke's 35 years with the college. From 1985 to 2011, Burke was dean of fine arts, co-vice president of Academic Affairs and gallery director at LCAD.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Attorney James Bilsborrow, of New York-based Weitz and Luxenberg P.C., is one of a dozen lawyers from around the nation chosen to participate this year in an American Association for Justice (AAJ) training academy to develop promising new leaders of the legal profession, the law firm today announced.
LAKE CITY, S.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Foundation for Ensuring Access and Equity (Marietta, Ga.), a nonprofit assisting students from underserved and underrepresented communities with college and financial aid planning, announced today that Florence County School District 3 College Planning Cohort student, Mikayla Hanna, has been selected as a 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar, the first in the history of the school district.
Logistics Webinar: The 5 Keys to Outstanding Order Fulfillment – And Why It Keeps Customers Coming Back
NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: 'Is Your Order Fulfillment Sexy Enough for Your Brand?' will be just one of the questions answered by third party logistics provider Capacity LLC in the first of a series of webinars scheduled for Thursday, April 16 (1 p.m. EDT/10 a.m. PDT).
Harvard Innovation Challenge 2015: Student Showcase and Award Ceremony April 9 at Harvard Faculty Club
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Harvard College Student Startup Showcase and Award Reception will take place Thursday, April 9, 2015, from 6-8 p.m. in the Harvard Faculty Club, according to Tiffany Lazo-Cedre, Co-Director of the i3 Innovation Challenge. i3 has grown to engage about 240 students on 85 teams and over 90 alumni and other professional judges and mentors each year.
MONROVIA, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Monrovia High Robotics Program announced today that the ten Monrovia High School students of the 'Kings and Queens' robotics team and their purple robot 'Sir Lancelot' qualified to advance to the 2015 FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics World Championships for a second year in a row as a result of their excellent performance at the West Super-Regional Robotics Tournament held in Oakland March 26-28.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Margaret Galabe, author, award-winning humanitarian, philanthropist, and founder of Student International Development Engagement (SIDE), a program in which students travel abroad to enrich their global experience, contribute to development issues, shares her experiences as a member of the team that brought this pilot project to fruition in this meaningful, heartfelt, and insightful, illustrated book.
FREDERICK, Md. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Regent Education today announced a strategic partnership with N2N Services to streamline data integration processes and reduce the time needed to bring schools live on Regent's industry-leading financial aid management solution, Regent 8. The partnership will leverage N2N's integration cloud to create Student Information System (SIS) adapters that streamline the implementation process, enabling institutions to recognize the return on investment of Regent 8 in less time.
National Inclusion Project Power of Play Conference 2015 hosts child specialists from across the U.S.
RALEIGH, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Over 175 recreational professionals, educators and child specialists from across the U.S. will gather at the National Inclusion Project's Power of Play Inclusion Conference at Marbles Kids Museum in Downtown Raleigh on March 30-31, 2015. This inspiring event is for all people who desire to ensure no child sits on the sidelines.
Millennium Administrators Helps North Pocono School District in Pennsylvania Save on Healthcare Benefit Programs
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Millennium Administrators, Inc., a national benefits administrator, was contracted by the North Pocono School District in July, 2013 with the expectation that Millennium would assist in the teacher contract negotiations, as well as identify savings for the Districts healthcare benefit plan. Millennium provided several cost savings initiatives, which were implemented by the District during the contract year.
iE-USA Invites U.S. Families to Host International High School Exchange Students for 2015-2016 Academic School Year
NORTHFIELD, Minn. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: International Experience (iE-USA) announced today that visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world are seeking host families for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic school year. Host families are needed for the fall semester and full school year. Exchange student participants come from many countries including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand.
Public Policy and Female Leaders: The Public Leadership Education Network Celebrates 35th Anniversary
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN) is pleased to announce its 35th Anniversary event to be held on March 18, celebrating decades of preparing young women to follow their passions and be leaders in public policy. We are honored to have Ambassador Connie Morella and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton as our Honorary Co-Chairs.
Rex Brandt Watercolor donated by Mark and Jan Hilbert to Laguna College of Art and Design Collection
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD) today announced that Mark and Janet Hilbert of The Hilbert Collection donated 'Evening Rendezvous' (Watercolor on Paper, 10x14 inches, 1960) by acclaimed California watercolorist Rex Brandt. The iconic watercolor will be part of the college's permanent collection, which also includes The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Archives.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: More than 600 members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the largest African-American women's organization in the country, will spend Friday and Saturday Jan. 30 and 31 in Sacramento at the Doubletree Hotel celebrating their Founders Day.
Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management Solution, Regent 8, chosen by Texas A&M University-Commerce
COMMERCE, Texas /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Texas AandM University-Commerce has selected Regent Education's financial aid management solution, Regent 8, to support the administration of financial aid for the state's first competency-based degree offered by a public university. The program is entitled the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate.
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The owners of Ohio-based Energy Optimizers, USA have sold its affiliate company, Lighting Optimizers, USA, to Eco Engineering. This decision was made to ensure continued world-class service for Energy Optimizers' clients, while allowing the company to focus on and expand its core business of vendor-neutral energy efficiency projects.
BOISE, Idaho /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Think Through Learning, authors of the award-winning Think Through Math (TTM), a web-based math instructional system for grades 3 through Geometry, announced today the winner of its 6th Annual Idaho Math Cup. A 5th grade classroom from Twin Lakes Elementary School in the Lakeland School District has been named the 2014 Idaho Math Cup Champion for solving more than 2.9 million complex math problems - more than any other participating class in just 33 days.
Calif. Tuberculosis Risk Assessment Questionnaire replaces universal TB testing requirement for school employees
OAKLAND, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The California Tuberculosis Controllers Association (CTCA) announces, effective Jan. 1, 2015, Pre-K and K-12 public, private and parochial school employees, volunteers (with frequent and prolonged student contact) and contractors are required to get a tuberculosis (TB) test only when TB risk factors are identified.
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ohio's Rittman Exempted Village School District expects to save at least $15,000 on utility and related maintenance costs annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at its Board of Education building.
WASHINGTON, D.C. /eNewsChannels/ NEWS: This year’s "Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange," released November 17, 2014, on the occasion of the 15th annual...
Energy Optimizers, USA to help Ohio’s East Palestine Schools save nearly $60K annually on energy upgrades
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The East Palestine City School District in Ohio expects to save more than $56,500 annually by partnering with Energy Optimizers, USA, to improve energy efficiency at all three of its school buildings.
2014 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant awarded to California Safe Schools, a Child Environmental Health Coalition
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: California Safe Schools (CSS) today announces it is one of 10 recipients for 2014 of Neotrope's annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant award. With this commitment, Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to CSS over the next year to raise awareness around its programs and accomplishments.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: It has been three years since busy television executive Lea Walker decided to moonlight as an aerial fitness studio owner. Her Aeriform Arts center has since literally taken off, with hundreds of students testing the conditioning feats of aerial hammocks, lyra, aerial yoga, hanging silks and pole dance.
Energy Optimizers USA helps Adams County Ohio Valley Schools convert to energy saving solar technologies
TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Adams County Ohio Valley School District will soon harvest most of its electricity from solar technology as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA. The planned photovoltaic solar array, in combination with several other energy saving measures, is expected to net the school district $259K in annual utility savings.
DENVER, Colo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: MeetingOne, Inc., a leading global Adobe Connect web conferencing reseller and integrated proprietary audio conferencing provider, today announced a partnership with Blue Sky Broadcast, a key provider of online learning and virtual event solutions. Utilizing Blue Sky Path's seamless integration to Adobe Connect, the partnership allows MeetingOne to resell Blue Sky Path to corporations, government agencies and academic institutions.
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Laguna College of Art and Design (LCAD), the West Coast's top fine art college, today announced with Project Gado that 1,000 pages of material from The Rex and Joan Irving Brandt Papers are now available on Getty Images. California Watercolorist Rex Brandt kept sketchbooks, photographs and archival materials that can now be viewed on the Getty Images website.
Alegria Fresh announced today the expansion of the hydroponic vertical farm at Bell Gardens High School
IRVINE, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Alegria Fresh announced today the expansion of the hydroponic vertical farm at Bell Gardens High School, Southern California's first working vertical farm on a high school campus. The farm, which features high-performance urban hydroponic vertical and organic farming methods, will be completed with Phase 2, a high efficiency organic food production system using GardenSoxx(R).
Laguna College of Art and Design chosen as finalist by LG for ‘The Art of the Pixel’ new-media art...
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: LCAD (Laguna College of Art and Design) was chosen as one of the top design schools by LG Electronic USA to participate and final in 'The Art of the Pixel' new-media art competition. LCAD Design and Digital Media program won $25,000 for the most popular votes. Senior student Dohee Yang was chosen as a finalist.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: ReverseVision, Inc., a leading provider of business solutions for the reverse mortgage industry is offering a free online class 'Understanding the New Rules Regarding Non-Borrowing Spouses,' focused on changes announced by HUD in recent Mortgagee Letters 2014-07 and 2014-12 through its ReverseVision University (RVU).
KANSAS CITY, Mo. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Forrest T. Jones and Company has recently partnered with American Fidelity Assurance Company to expand and enhance Missouri public school districts' benefit programs and services. Combined, FTJ and American Fidelity currently serve over 275 Missouri Public school districts, providing a clear, complete and compliant employee benefit package with local personalized service.
Financial aid management solutions company Regent Education raises $9 Million to support and accelerate growth
FREDERICK, Md. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company's growth. The company closed a $4 million Series C equity financing from both new and existing investors.
MANCHESTER, N.H. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) has selected Regent Education's financial aid management system -- Regent 8 -- to support financial aid processes for all their students and programs including their industry-leading online programs and their new and cutting edge Competency Based Education program known as College for America (CFA).