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Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:01:00 EDT

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Second Annual DuFour Award Will Give $25,000 to Model PLC

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:42:52 EDT

BLOOMINGTON, IN--(Marketwired - October 27, 2016) - Solution Tree, an educational publisher and professional development provider, announced that it is now accepting submissions for the second annual DuFour Award. The award honors high-performing professional learning communities (PLCs) that demonstrate exceptional levels of student achievement.

Survey Shows More Than 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Wouldn't Vote If They Had the Ability to This Presidential Election

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:33:23 EDT

Junior Achievement USA(R) Poll Also Shows Most Teens Believe the President Has Some Influence over the Economy

As Cannabis Science CEO Prepares to Speak at Harvard Medical School This November 2016, Company Announces Clinical Research Studies to Begin Next Month As Well

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:20:44 EDT

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 27, 2016) - Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabis-based medicines, is pleased to announce as its CEO Mr. Dabney prepares for his Harvard Medical School dissertation coming this November, the Company prepares to begin its Cannabis Science Clinical Research studies in November 2016.

Element Global Mining Group, Inc. Completes Due Diligence on Element Global, Inc. (ELGL)

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:30:00 EDT

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA--(Marketwired - October 27, 2016) - ELEMENT GLOBAL MINING GROUP, INC., a Delaware Corporation, announced its completion of its due diligence of Element Global, Inc., a Utah Corporation (OTC PINK: ELGL). A merger closing date set for November 10, 2016.

Center for Digital Government Recognizes Cybersecurity Leaders in Government, Education and Healthcare

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:00:00 EDT

The Cybersecurity Leadership and Innovation Awards honor individuals and organizations making noteworthy contributions to improving cybersecurity

USA Funds launches new organization to help colleges tap data to promote student success

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDT

DXtera Institute to help member organizations connect information systems

Dominovas Energy Presents the Findings of Energy Survey to University of Johannesburg

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:30:00 EDT

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Oct 27, 2016) - Dominovas Energy Corporation (OTCQB: DNRG) announces today that its Chief Operating Officer and President of Fuel Cell Division Michael Watkins gave a successful presentation on the analysis of the Energy Solutions Survey to the Central Technical Services Department of the University of Johannesburg on October 25, 2016. Dominovas Energy circulated the Energy Solutions Survey to the University in September of this year. In his presentation, Mr. Watkins shared with Mr. Brent Africa, Director of Utilities and other attendees a complete and thorough analysis of the findings of the Energy Survey. The survey served to identify the overall state and consumption and efficiency of electricity use at the University. Additionally, all emissions associated with current electricity generation of the University were measured and analyzed. The analysis also utilizes metrics that determines potential savings in the form of reduced electricity cost, heat utilization and carbon credit sales potential.

Head of Early Childhood Education Academy at Penn Foster Takes on Added Role as Facilitator for Student Interest Forum at NAEYC

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

Nancy Moretti, Director of Early Childhood Education at Penn Foster, Steps into New Volunteer Role at Leading Early Childhood Education Nonprofit

Functional Safety Delivers Results in Cost-Constrained Times; DNV GL Issues First Product Related Functional Safety Certificate to FMC

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

DNV GL completes a functional safety evaluation based on a detailed functional safety assessment of FMC's design and development of safety related products and issues the first Product related Functional Safety Certificate against DNV GL SE 0141

Axiom Real-Time Metrics Announces Addition of Dr. Robert Arbeit as Chief Clinical Scientist

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 27, 2016) - Axiom Real-Time Metrics, the premier provider of eClinical software solutions and services to small to mid-sized life sciences organizations, today announced the appointment of Dr. Robert D. (Bob) Arbeit, MD to their leadership team. Dr. Arbeit is joining Axiom in the capacity of Chief Clinical Scientist.

Campus Management Extends CampusNexus Platform with Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Office 365

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:46:59 EDT

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - October 26, 2016) - Campus Management, a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services for higher education, announced today that the Company's CampusNexus® solution now includes enterprise adoption of Microsoft Power BI, the suite of business analytics tools that analyzes data and shares insights; Microsoft Dynamics 365; and Office 365. These additions further demonstrate the Company's ongoing commitment to providing focused innovation to colleges and universities around the world through the CampusNexus platform.

BMCC Receives More Than $400K for Comprehensive Educator Empowerment Program

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:12:12 EDT

W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant partners BMCC Teacher Education majors with PS 125 in West Harlem

Trey Devey Named New President of Interlochen Center for the Arts, Effective June 2017

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:05:00 EDT

Vanderbilt Financial Group introduces new Impact Investing Think Tank, Impact U, at Annual Sales and Compliance Meeting

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:04:22 EDT

Vanderbilt Financial Group introduces Impact U, an online collaborative community dedicated to educating financial advisors, investors, and students about Impact Investing

Genesys Works and Zum Announce Partnership to Help Disadvantaged High School Students Take Advantage of Top Internships

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDT

Zum provides hundreds of rides weekly all over Bay Area so underserved kids can participate in job opportunities at top corporations and gain real world experience

Research from Columbia Business School Shows that Consumers' Social Networks Offer Companies Increased Marketing Influence

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 26, 2016) -

Visioning toolkit highlights new assessment possibilities under the law

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDT

State leaders turn to new toolkit and for ESSA guidance

First Nations Development Institute Awards $432,000 to Support 24 Native Youth Programs

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDT

LONGMONT, CO--(Marketwired - October 26, 2016) - First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) today announced the selection of 24 American Indian organizations and tribes to receive grants through its Native Youth and Culture Fund (NYCF) for the 2016-17 funding cycle. The grants total $432,000.

CUHK Business School Research Paper Reveals the Tipping Point of Collecting Behavior

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Oct 26, 2016) - The following article was first published in the China Business Knowledge (CBK) website by CUHK Business School - Many people have a habit of collecting things. Some collectors actively and passionately acquire things from the small-value McDonald's Happy Meal toys and Snoopy figurines to the high-value paintings of Monet and Chinese antiques. While some have an intrinsic preference for the collectible objects, others may purposely decide to build a collection for a particular reason, such as gaining monetary values. For most of us, however, we may neither have a strong liking for something nor a prior commitment in collection at the beginning. So why are we collecting and when do we reach the tipping point when we decide to start building a collection of certain things?

The Lecture Goes Mobile: New App for iOS, Android, and Windows 10 Universal Extends Access to Class Content, Generates New Insights into Student Behavior

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

New Echo360 features respond to faculty demand to make better use of mobile during the lecture; provide students with collaboration tools that extend learning outside of class

Who Teens Want as Their President: Surprising Poll Results from the After School Election Center and Presidential Poll

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - October 26, 2016) - The overwhelming majority of America's teens would vote for Donald Trump if they had the chance, according to a recent poll taken by over 100,000 teenagers on the After School app. With 47.08% of the overall vote, compared to 32.57% for Hillary Clinton, Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump was the clear favorite of high school students across the country.

Beazley projects ransomware attacks to quadruple in 2016

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY --(Marketwired - October 26, 2016) - Beazley, a leading provider of data breach response insurance, today released its Beazley Breach Insights - October 2016 findings based on its response to client data breaches in the first nine months of 2016. The specialized Beazley Breach Response (BBR) Services unit found that, on current trends, ransomware attacks in 2016 will be four times higher than last year.

Rosemary Elementary School in San Jose Awarded $5,000 Barona Education Grant to Purchase Technology to Connect Students to Digital World

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:10:34 EDT

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 25, 2016) - The Barona Band of Mission Indians recently awarded a $5,000 Barona Education Grant to students and teachers at Rosemary Elementary School in San Jose, CA. The school will use the grant to purchase 16 new Chromebook computers and offer before, during and after school access to technology.

TTUHSC El Paso Receives $6 Million Grant for New Dental School

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:29:49 EDT

Dental school will be first on the U.S.-Mexico border

LD OnLine and Landmark School Outreach Partner to Deliver Teaching Strategies to Educators

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:30:00 EDT

BEVERLY, MA--(Marketwired - Oct 25, 2016) - Leaders in providing resources to educators serving the 5 - 15% of students diagnosed with learning disabilities, LD OnLine and Landmark School Outreach have partnered to deliver practical and effective strategies through their online platforms.

"NEW TO THE STREET" Broadcasting on FOX Business, October 30, 2016, 1 PM Featuring -- Accurex, Inc. (ACXA), Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. (OGES), International Western Petroleum (INWP), Fundamental Applications Corp. (FUAPF) & PetProducts.Com

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:15:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 25, 2016) - "NEW TO THE STREET" announces its Sunday, October 30, 2016, at 1:00 PM show. Broadcasting on FOX Business Network, "NEW TO THE STREET" interviews Accurexa, Inc. (OTCQB: ACXA), Oakridge Global Energy Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: OGES), International Western Petroleum (OTCQB: INWP), Fundamental Application Corp. (OTCQB: FUAPF) and Pet products.Com, Corp.

Mobivity Leadership to Present "Personal Service at Scale" at the Upcoming Compete Through Service Symposium at Arizona State University

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:23:23 EDT

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Oct 25, 2016) - Mobivity Holdings Corp. (OTCQB: MFON), the provider of SmartSuite, an award-winning mobile marketing and customer engagement platform, announced today that their CEO, Dennis Becker, and Executive Chairman, William Van Epps, will be presenting at the upcoming Compete Through Service Symposium. The annual symposium, hosted by Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business, showcases leaders in the service and technology industries. The symposium will take place at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort and Villas from October 26 - 28th in Scottsdale, Arizona and include Cisco, Verizon, American Express, Deloitte, and many other companies.

SETDA Honors Dale Erquiaga, Chief Strategy Officer, Office of the Governor, Nevada 2016 State Policy Maker of the Year Award

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:10:58 EDT

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - October 25, 2016) - SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders announced today Dale Erquiaga, Chief Strategy Officer for the Office of the Governor in Nevada as the recipient of the SETDA State Policy Maker of the Year Award. Mr. Erquiaga was honored for his vision and leadership in support for the effective use of technology in Nevada during the 2016 Leadership Summit: Leading Innovation for All Learners.

University of California, Irvine UCI+One Program Developed for Recent College Alumni Seeking Career Advisement

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:50:00 EDT

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 25, 2016) - The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education announces today the availability of the UCI+One Program, a new offering to benefit recent graduates seeking advisement in preparation for career success. Offering a spectrum of internal and external resources, the UCI+One Program supports personal and professional development for the transition from the classroom to the workplace. With the help of a trained advisor, program participants will identify personal strengths, gain exposure in fields of interest, and develop a plan with short and long-term goals. 

Becky Sterling, CD2 Learning, named as Finalist for 2016 Stevie(R) Awards for Women

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:14:45 EDT

KANSAS CITY, MO--(Marketwired - October 25, 2016) - CD2 Learning, a leading learning and development technology, announced that President Becky Sterling was named a finalist for the 2016 Stevie® Awards for Women -Female Executive of the Year category.

USC global conference on "Sacred Space, Sacred Thread" explores how sacred spaces shape individuals and communities in today's secular world; Does sacred clothing evoke derision and misunderstanding or tolerance?

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:30:00 EDT

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 25, 2016) - From Gothic cathedrals to the temples, synagogues, chapels and mosques of modern times, do the sacred spaces of the world's faith traditions still hold meaning in an ever increasing secular world? Is there tolerance for religious clothing or does it too often evoke derision and misunderstanding? Scholars and theologians from around the country and overseas -- including Dr. Helen Williams, Dean of the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University -- will discuss these topics at a two-day conference Nov. 3 and 4 at USC.

Attain and LiveSafe Partner to Bring Mobile Safety to Campuses and Communities

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:15:04 EDT

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - October 25, 2016) - Attain, LLC, a leading management, technology and strategy consulting firm, has partnered with Arlington, Va.-based LiveSafe, the world's leading mobile safety communications platform, to complement the solutions and services offered through its Transformation Services practice, expedite LiveSafe's entry into key verticals, and drive user adoption.

EdTech Explosion, Tough Compliance Requirements Lead Kaseya and TeamDynamix to Partner to Deliver Comprehensive Endpoint Management and Security

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:05:00 EDT

TDX Platform integration with Kaseya VSA addresses heightened data protection pressures in higher ed, enabling colleges and universities to maintain competitive advantages while mitigating operational and reputational risk

BidPal Offers #GivingTuesday Best Practices for Fundraising Success

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:02:00 EDT

Launches Online #GivingTuesday Resource Center for Nonprofits

SETDA Honors Congressman Dave Loebsack (Iowa) with the 2016 Federal Policy Maker of the Year Award

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:55:04 EDT

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - October 24, 2016) - SETDA, the principal membership association of U.S. state and territorial educational technology leaders announced today Congressman Dave Loebsack (Iowa) as the recipient of the SETDA Federal Policy Maker of the Year Award. Congressman Loebsack was honored by SETDA for his leadership and advocacy for rural access to educational technology during the development of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). As a former member of the House Education and Workforce Committee, Loebsack worked to ensure his proposals were included in ESSA. Loebsack's Schools of the Future Act, which provides resources to rural schools for improving their education technology programs, was included as an amendment that was passed on a bipartisan vote and paved the way for the creation of the Student Support and Academic Enrichment grant program.

NeighborWorks America trains community leaders and honors local heroes

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:13:15 EDT

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - October 24, 2016) - NeighborWorks America recognizes resident leadership through its annual Dorothy Richardson Resident Leadership Award. Throughout the year, the organization works to strengthen resident leadership through the Community Leadership Institute and local activities.

Dr. Robert C. Speth Receives Prestigious Provost's Research and Scholarship Award from Nova Southeastern University

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:00:43 EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, FL--(Marketwired - October 24, 2016) - In recognition of his significant contributions to Nova Southeastern University (NSU), Robert C. Speth, Ph.D., was named the recipient of the Sixth Annual Provost's Research and Scholarship Award. Dr. Speth is a researcher and professor of pharmaceutical sciences in NSU's College of Pharmacy.

Massachusetts Keeps Top Rank in Milken Institute Survey of Top Tech States

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:30:00 EDT

Moving up: Colorado, Washington, Minnesota

Coppin State University Partners with Civitas Learning to Support Critical Student Success Initiatives

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

Collaboration will help leading HBCU quickly identify which initiatives are making an impact on student success and support data-informed decision making

National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day Aims to Increase Understanding of the Progress, Promise and Benefit of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:00:00 EDT

JACKSONVILLE, FL--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2016) - Today, on the 14th annual Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) Day, the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)® celebrates the growing momentum for the field of AOM through new government recognition and research, and an increasing consumer interest in integrative medicine approaches.

Excellence Canada annonce les récipiendaires des Prix Canada pour l'excellence, 2016

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - 24 octobre 2016) - Excellence Canada a le plaisir d'annoncer qu'au 32e anniversaire des Prix Canada pour l'excellence, 22 organisations canadiennes recevront un Prix Canada pour l'excellence pour leur rendement remarquable dans les catégories suivantes : Excellence, Innovation et Mieux-être ; Qualité ; Milieu de travail sain ; et Santé mentale au travail.

Excellence Canada announces the 2016 Canada Awards for Excellence Recipients

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 24, 2016) - Excellence Canada is pleased to announce that, at the 32nd anniversary of the Canada Awards for Excellence, 22 Canadian organizations will be receiving the Canada Awards for Excellence for outstanding performance in award categories that include: Excellence, Innovation & Wellness®; Quality; Healthy Workplace®; and Mental Health at Work®.

Elsevier Updates Major Reference Work, "Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry"

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:00:00 EDT

New edition highlights current research and promotes innovation in applied areas ranging from food science and forensics to biomedicine and health

Local Government Leaders to Discuss Local Impact of Presidential Transition

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:04:45 EDT

National Academy of Public Administration & George Mason University Host Forum

In an Era of Rapid Globalization, Two Ideas for Reducing Job Insecurity

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 EDT

In New Milken Institute Review, a Concrete Response to Anger of Working-Class Americans

Multiple Stars Turn Out For The Los Angeles Red Carpet Premiere Of The Sundance Award-Winning Film, "First Girl I Loved"

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:40:13 EDT

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - October 20, 2016) - The Sundance Film Festival Audience Award Winning feature film "First Girl I Loved" had its Los Angeles premiere on Tuesday, October 18th and the stars were out at the historic Vista Theatre to celebrate. Jaden Smith showed his support for the film (which is partnered with the It Gets Better Project) along with the film's stars Brianna Hildebrand (who was just nominated for a Teen Choice Award for playing Negasonic Teenage Warhead in "Deadpool"), Dylan Gelula (best known for "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt"), Pamela Aldon (writer/star of the hit series "Better Things") and Mateo Arias (from "Disney's Kickin' It"). Also on hand were Stephen Kramer Glickman ("Storks"), Rex Lee ("Young And Hungry"), Bex Taylor-Klaus (MTV's "Scream"), Brec Bassinger, Rachel Sterling, Damian Whitewood, Will Meyers, Stefan Kapicic, Ramona Young and many, many more.