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BankMobile Launches BankMobile BOLD

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:30:00 EDT

Largest Mobile-First Bank in the Country Announces the Next Generation of its Digital Banking Platform

Three-Time GRAMMY Winner NE-YO Invests in Holberton School for Full-Stack Engineers

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDT

NE-YO joins school's Board of Trustees; commits to promote greater diversity in tech industry

LAUP Awarded with $3 Million Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships Grant

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDT

122 Children in High-Need Areas to Receive Quality Early Learning and Care

HSLDA: Cuban Pastor Jailed for Homeschooling

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:55:40 EDT

PURCELLVILLE, VA--(Marketwired - April 27, 2017) - A Cuban pastor was sentenced to a year in prison on Tuesday because of his decision to homeschool his children. The three-hour trial concluded when the government prosecutor stated that homeschooling "is not allowed in Cuba because it has a capitalist foundation."

Learning Design Pioneer Launches New Learning Analytics to Inform Instruction and Course Design

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Smart Sparrow's new analytics features provide real-time feedback on student progress and engagement, enabling faculty and instructional designers to continuously improve the learning experience

CUHK Business School Research Sheds New Light on Economic Benefits of Women on IPO Firm Boards

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Apr 27, 2017) -  The following article was first published in the China Business Knowledge (CBK) website by The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School - The gender composition of corporate boards is currently a hotly-debated topic, with regulators, lobby groups and social commentators all active in the push for greater female board representation. The literature suggests that female empowerment offers potential corporate advantage, due to the enhanced monitoring, mentoring and other synergies wrought by gender-diversity. The recent article by Paul B. McGuinness, Professor of Department of Finance at CUHK Business School in the Journal of Business Ethics, entitled "IPO Firm Performance and Its Link with Board Officer Gender, Family-Ties and Other Demographics"1, delves into and sheds new light on this central issue. The study considers how female board presence and family linkage shape long-run stock and financial returns in IPO firms listing on Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited's (HKEX) Main Board. The purpose of the present discussion is threefold. First, to profile my study's principal findings. Second, to extend its ambit by assessing policy implications. Third, to consider recent regulatory developments.

Weyland Tech's (WEYL) Partner MOCAAPP Announces Application Sales in the Philippines and Start of Vietnam Marketing

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

HONG KONG, HONG KONG--(Marketwired - April 27, 2017) - Weyland Tech Inc. (OTCQB: WEYL) ("Weyland" or the "Company"), a provider of mobile business applications, announces initial subscriptions and revenues from its South East Asian partner, MOCAAPP. Marketing and development of additional applications -- powered by CreateApp -- continues in the Philippines through the Company's white label channel partner.

Elsevier Updates Comprehensive Text on Sustainable Farming Systems

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 04:00:00 EDT

One of 10 new agriculture titles, "Agricultural Systems, Second Edition," enhances understanding of how research can be harnessed for sustainable agriculture

Shema Kolainu's Workshop: Working Together As A Team

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:33:27 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - April 26, 2017) - Shema Kolainu - Hear Our Voices, the School and Center for autism an educational organization dedicated to the support and education of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) held its 8th free autism workshop at Pennsylvania Hotel in New York City on Tuesday. April's workshop focused on how to conduct basic functional analysis to assess the function of behaviors in multiple settings and include the special needs child in family outings. As usual, Autistics, their families; and therapists, professors, and other health care professionals were present in our Tuesday's program.

The Community Development Trust announces $14 million collaboration with Bank of America, Raza Development Fund to build new charter school in the South Bronx

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:29:08 EDT

Partnership with Classical Charter Schools is first privately developed project through CDT's Charter School Lending Program; campus expected to open during 2017-18 academic year

Navitas renews agreement with the University of Manitoba

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

WINNIPEG, MB--(Marketwired - Apr 26, 2017) - Navitas today announced that it has renewed its agreement with the University of Manitoba (UM) for its pathway program, the International College of Manitoba (ICM), to December 2028.

AJR Endeavors LLC, the Developers Selected by Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the Osage Pine Project, Present Housing Rehab Timetable and Goals for Community Involvement

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:05:00 EDT

Project intends to restore 36 homes damaged and improperly rebuilt, in City's 1985 reaction to MOVE Incident

The Gallery of Iconic Guitars, The GIG, Opens on Campus of Belmont University

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:47:14 EDT

New Music City tourist attraction puts valuable, vintage instruments on display; grand opening features demonstrations from Vince Gill, Ricky Skaggs

Durham School Services Selected to Serve Carbondale Elementary School District 95

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:36:08 EDT

Durham expands service in Southern Illinois

"Managing Millennials For Dummies" Book Teaches How to Recruit, Retain and Engage the Largest Generation

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:15:00 EDT

Generational consulting company BridgeWorks dispels millennial stereotypes and outlines strategies on how to get the most out of millennials at work

Wes Moore Joins Robin Hood as Chief Executive Officer

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:56:43 EDT

Moore Brings Diverse Leadership Experience to Robin Hood's Nearly Three Decades of Poverty-Fighting Work

New Acquisitions of Philippine Art

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Landmark exhibition at Asian Art Museum showcases centuries of creativity and cultural exchange

4th annual Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course to be held in June in Winston-Salem, NC

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, NC--(Marketwired - April 25, 2017) - The fourth annual Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course will be held June 5 - 9 in downtown Winston-Salem. The course is made possible through the collaborative partnership between the Regenerative Medicine Foundation (RMF) and the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM).

USHCC Congratulates Chairman Don Salazar on Honorary Doctorate

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 07:00:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - April 25, 2017) - The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) is delighted to announce that our Chairman of the Board, Don Salazar, will be awarded an honorary doctoral degree from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah. The school will recognize Salazar for his extraordinary contributions to his home state of Utah, through the jobs he has created and his tireless dedication to local charities and community causes. Outside of his role as USHCC chairman, Salazar is the founder, President and CEO of CTI Construction, also headquartered in Ogden.

Elsevier Introduces New Book Series on Chemical Process Safety

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 04:00:00 EDT

Books will serve as informative tools and user manuals for both engineering researchers and practitioners

P21 Launches Skills for Today Week to Highlight Importance of 21st Century Learning and the 4Cs

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:45:51 EDT

Weeklong effort begins today with an event at a P21 Exemplar school in Washington, D.C., and the release of new research on the importance of collaboration skills in education

InnoSpring Collaborates with Universities and Students to Tackle Challenges in Smart Buildings Sector

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:02:13 EDT

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 24, 2017) - InnoSpring, a global innovation services provider, is pleased to announce that it has made a gift to Stanford University's Mechanical Engineering Design Group's ME310 course. ME310 is focused on tackling design innovation challenges posed by global corporations.

Tractor Supply Hosting Semi-Annual 4-H Fundraiser

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:30:00 EDT

Spring Paper Clover Campaign will help send thousands of 4-H students to camps, conferences and youth development programs

CPA Ontario announces the "Showcase" video contest winner

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:58:06 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 24, 2017) - The winner of the CPA Showcase video competition has been announced: Cainnear McAllister, from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School in Pickering, will receive $1,500 and kudos from the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario for her imaginative and exciting video: CPAs CAN DO THAT, which can be viewed at

TruMark Financial(R) Credit Union Will Bring Financial Services to La Salle University's Campus

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:20:43 EDT

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2017) - Beginning in the fall semester of 2017, TruMark Financial® Credit Union will provide affordable financial products and services at a new student-operated credit union branch on La Salle University's campus. With a full service branch on site, students will have the benefit of learning how to manage their money more responsibly and have the opportunity to attend free financial literacy workshops. The branch is designed with a teller pod that gives the credit union a more welcoming atmosphere, removes the barriers of traditional high banking counters, and allows for a more personal service experience.

Treasurer's Innovative Scholar Dollars Program Awards $300,000 to Support Under-Funded Extracurricular Activities, After-School Programs

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:00:00 EDT

20 K-8 Public and Charter Schools to Receive Grants Ranging from $5,000 to $25,000

2017 Is the Year of Making Canadian Companies and Their People Healthier

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:59:07 EDT

Excellence Canada and Heidary Health Promote and Empower Healthy Workplaces

Les finalistes du prix Visionnaire du lieutenant-gouverneur dévoilés

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Le moment est venu pour l'Ontario de rencontrer les visionnaires de demain

CoSo Cloud Adds Industry Veteran Steve Verderese to Senior Leadership Team

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

New Chief Sales Executive to Lead Managed Services Provider's Sales and Business Partnerships

Finalists for the Lieutenant Governor's Visionaries Prize Announced

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Ontario, it's time to meet tomorrow's visionaries

Artec 3D Releases Artec Studio 12 Software Featuring Enhanced 3D Intelligence, Speed and Workflow

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

New Intelligence-Based Software Saves Post-Processing Time with 28 New Features for New and Experienced Users

7,000 Students to Receive CPR and Defibrillator Training Every Year

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:10:00 EDT

BURLINGTON, ON--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and partners are launching ACT's High School CPR and Defibrillator Training Program in 28 high schools in the Halton Region. This initiative will see more than 7,000 students empowered by their teachers with essential lifesaving skills every year.

The ACT Foundation is the charitable organization that is establishing CPR and defibrillator training programs in high schools throughout Ontario and across Canada. Mannequins and defibrillator training units are donated to schools and high school teachers are trained as instructors to train all students prior to graduation.

Chester Community Charter School Kindergarteners and First-Graders Read Books, Presented Special Gifts to 150 Fathers and Male Guardians at Annual "Doughnuts For Dads" Program

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:23:17 EDT

CHESTER, PA--(Marketwired - April 21, 2017) - Recently, Chester Community Charter School (CCCS), the largest K-8 charter school in Pennsylvania, held its annual "Doughnuts For Dads" program, on the school's East Campus, wherein approximately 150 CCCS kindergarteners and first-graders presented special, handmade gifts to their father and/or male guardian. At the event, fathers and male guardians, including stepfathers, uncles, grandfathers and male cousins, spent the morning reading their favorite books to CCCS scholars, and shared several varieties of doughnuts, provided by the school.

Vancouver Business Coach Publishes Post on the Power of Sleep

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:13:42 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - Vancouver business coach explains how sleep is a counter intuitive concept that can lead to new and exciting discoveries

MFA Faculty Member Wiley Cash to Release New Novel

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:54:54 EDT

MANCHESTER, NH--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - The New York Times bestselling author of the celebrated A Land More Kind Than Home and This Dark Road to Mercy returns with this eagerly awaited new novel, set in the Appalachian foothills of North Carolina in 1929 and inspired by actual events. The chronicle of an ordinary woman's struggle for dignity and her rights in a textile mill, The Last Ballad is a moving tale of courage in the face of oppression and injustice, with the emotional power of Ron Rash's Serena, Dennis Lehane's The Given Day, and the unforgettable films Norma Rae and Milkweed.

@collegefund New York Flame of Hope Gala with Indigo Girls Aims to Raise Funds to Increase American Indians with College Degrees

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:42:01 EDT

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - Only 13.8% of American Indians have a college degree. The American Indian College Fund is changing that. American Indian students know an education will change their lives and communities by giving them knowledge and confidence to defend their rights and amplify their voices, as demonstrated in the recent Standing Rock protests.

'Plasticurious' Video Contest Invites Teens to Explore the Role of Plastics in Their World

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:37:44 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - What do Canadian teens think about when it comes to the many things in their lives made possible because of plastics?

Strada Education Network CEO Bill Hansen Joins National Urban League Board

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:00:00 EDT

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - April 20, 2017) - William D. Hansen, president and CEO of Strada Education Network?, has been elected to the board of trustees of the National Urban League, the oldest and largest community-based organization dedicated to economic empowerment to elevate the standard of living in historically underserved urban communities.