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NEWS: The Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry, hosts its 6th annual college fair, beginning with a pre-college fair workshop by author and education ministry leader, Mychal Wynn, based on his new book, 'Show Me the Money: A Comprehensive Guide to Scholarships, Financial Aid, and Making the Right College Choice,' from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. The college fair runs from Noon to 3 p.m., Oct. 24, and is FREE to the public.

NEWS: Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, today announced the addition of higher education veteran Jim Hermens to the executive team where he will serve as the Company's president.

NEWS: Christopher Merrill, director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, has joined the lineup of literary talents featured at the 2016 Todos Santos Writers Workshop (TSWW) January 24 -30. The center for creative writing located in the historic pueblo magico of Todos Santos, Baja California Sur, Mexico is in its third year.

NEWS: Across America millions of students travel to school in the more than 100,000 school buses that transport students daily, says Curtiss Routh of Radio Engineering Industries. As they get on or off the bus, each child is in danger of being hit by a motorist who disobeys the flashing red light of the bus's stop arm signal.

NEWS: Stemtree Education Center in Virginia will celebrate its official grand opening on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 220 Maple Ave West, beginning at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Stemtree takes a unique approach to providing students in grades K-12 with one-on-one instruction in science, technology, and engineering (STEM).

NEWS: Edupoint Educational Systems, a leading student information system (SIS) provider for the national K-12 market, confirms the success of its Synergy Online Registration solution as early adoption rates among the company's installed user base continues to grow.

NEWS: Mortgage Compliance Training Center, a newly formed organization that is solely focused on mortgage compliance education and readiness, announced today that it has officially launched operations and will start by holding an all-day, hands-on TRID workshop in Denver, Colorado on Sept. 25.

MESA, Ariz. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Edupoint Educational Systems - a leading student information system (SIS) provider for the national K-12 market, has been selected by Espanola Public Schools (EPS) to implement its Synergy Education Platform. Seeking to replace a legacy student information system (SIS) that no longer met district needs, EPS sought a solution that would provide an integrated SIS and Individualized Education Program suite and provide real-time access to student data.

KATHMANDU, NEPAL /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Adelina Foundation and World Mind Network recently completed a humanitarian and educational project at the TriKa School in Narayanpur, Nepal. According to Director John Toomey, the group engaged students and villagers in several programs designed to improve general health in the region and to inspire educational achievement. Lessons learned in Nepal will be applied to similar projects in the Philippines, Africa, India, the Middle East, and Latin America.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: In just a few weeks, Adams County Ohio Valley School District will harvest much of its electricity from the sun as part of an energy conservation project it has undertaken with Energy Optimizers, USA.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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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...

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.

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.