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Sep 02, 2014, 15:10 ET
School of Education Associate Professor Kevin Quinn will develop new leaders in special education doctoral programs. (Photo by Mark Schmidt) (PRNewsFoto/University at Albany)

UAlbany Professor Awarded $1.2 Million from U.S. Department of Education to Groom the Next Generation of Special Education Professors

University at Albany Professor Kevin P. Quinn has been awarded a special education leadership grant from the U.S. Department of Education to...

Sep 02, 2014, 10:00 ET

At Home Partners With Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

At Home, the home decor superstore, announced today a national partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), the world's largest...

Aug 28, 2014, 13:27 ET

Wells Fargo and The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay Host Patriot Golf Weekend to Support The Folds of Honor Foundation

 The 2014 Patriot Golf Weekend is returning to The Peninsula on the Indian River Bay over Labor Day weekend. Last year, the effort successfully...

Aug 28, 2014, 09:24 ET

CMU Selects Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners To Design New Gateway Building For Tepper Quadrangle

The David A. Tepper Quadrangle, an expansion initiative at Carnegie Mellon University aimed at creating a new model of integration across the...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:00 ET

Scott+Scott Announces Proposed Settlement of Class Action on Behalf of Purchasers of LHC Group, Inc. Common Stock

 The following statement is being issued by Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP regarding the Omaha Police and Fire Retirement System v. LHC...

Aug 26, 2014, 10:00 ET
ATS ranked on the 2014 Inc. 5000 Honor Roll (PRNewsFoto/American Tech. Services, Inc.)

American Technology Services Ranked on the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll of the Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

American Technology Services, Inc. (ATS®), a leading provider of comprehensive IT services to associations, financial institutions and small...

Aug 25, 2014, 17:05 ET

ACTIVE AT SCHOOL brings elite Canadian winter athletes to Iqaluit to inspire kids to get moving

Through ACTIVE AT SCHOOL, Canadian Tire Donates $100,000 to Nunavut To Encourage Continued Daily Physical Activity In Youth Across The...

Aug 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
A.T. Kearney Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/A.T. Kearney)

NACDS, A.T. Kearney to Unveil Results of "Winning with Digital" Study at NACDS Total Store Expo

 In conjunction with A.T. Kearney, a leading global management consulting firm, the Outreach and Business Development Working Group of the...

Aug 21, 2014, 11:41 ET

Massachusetts Virtual Academy at Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School Welcomes Students for 2014-15 Academic Year

 Massachusetts Virtual Academy at Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School, the first diploma-granting commonwealth virtual school in the state,...

Aug 21, 2014, 11:00 ET
British Rock Band YOU ME AT SIX Make Super Bowl Halftime Offer To NFL (PRNewsFoto/YOU ME AT SIX)

British Rock Band YOU ME AT SIX Make Super Bowl Halftime Offer To NFL

 With headlines swirling about the NFL allegedly instituting a pay-to-play policy for the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show, British rock band YOU...

Aug 20, 2014, 17:55 ET

Crary Buchanan Joins the City of Port St. Lucie, Jetson and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for Annual 9-11 Blood Drive

 Crary Buchanan, one of the oldest law firms on the Treasure Coast, will pay tribute to the lives lost on 9-11 with its annual memorial blood...

Aug 20, 2014, 08:11 ET
The Chicago Marriott Southwest at Burr Ridge is offering a special promotion for companies that plan their holiday parties at the Burr Ridge hotel and book space prior to Sept. 30, 2014. The hotel offers accommodations for up to 500 people. For information, visit or call 1-630-986-4100. (PRNewsFoto/Chicago Marriott Southwest at Bu)

Chicago Marriott Southwest At Burr Ridge Incentives Companies To Book Holiday Parties Now

Winter will be sneaking up soon, bringing the promise of snow, ice and festive delights. In light of the upcoming holiday season, the Chicago...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:30 ET
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (PRNewsFoto/Stradling Attorneys at Law)

Stradling Attracts Real Estate Deal Maker James Richman, California's 2014 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

 Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C. ("Stradling") announced today that real estate attorney, James Richman, joins the Firm as...

Aug 18, 2014, 13:22 ET

Second Chance at Diploma for Older Students Starts Aug. 25 at Innovative Blended Learning School

The first day of school is always an exciting time for students and families – especially so for the odds-defying students in the Virtual...

Aug 14, 2014, 11:21 ET
The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa recently announced the installation of an eco-friendly artificial grass venue as part of their ongoing green initiatives. For information, visit or call 1-707-935-6600. (PRNewsFoto/The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance)

The Lodge At Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa Introduces Eco-Friendly Lawn As Part Of Northern California Water Conservation Initiatives

The Lodge at Sonoma Renaissance Resort & Spa recently announced the installation of an eco-friendly artificial grass venue as part of their...

Aug 14, 2014, 10:01 ET

New Startup "SitWith" Brings Strangers Together For Productive Networking Lunches

The challenge of meeting new people and expanding your personal network just got a lot easier for individuals in Pittsburgh. This is great news for...

Aug 12, 2014, 08:11 ET
Longboat Key Club Moorings at The Resort at Longboat Key Club has received its 12th consecutive Florida Clean Marina designation. Awarded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Florida Clean Marina seal of approval is given to select moorings throughout the state that choose to participate in a proactive, voluntary program that requires adherence to guidelines and best management practices that support environmental stewardship.  For information about this program, call 1-941-383-8383, email or visit (PRNewsFoto/The Resort at Longboat Key Club)

Marina at The Resort At Longboat Key Earns Florida Clean Award For 12th Consecutive Year

Maintaining a perfect balance between business and environmental sensitivities in the Sunshine State has earned Longboat Key Club Moorings its 12th...

Aug 06, 2014, 15:00 ET

War is Text: UAlbany Researchers Find Depictions of War in School Textbooks Shifted Radically after Vietnam Era

Modern day textbooks draw a different picture of war than their predecessors did in the era immediately after World War II leading up to the...

Aug 04, 2014, 13:33 ET
Less Than a Month Left for Free Horseback Riding at The Brettelberg Condos at Colorado's Sunlight Mountain Resort - Glenwood Springs (PRNewsFoto/Brettelberg Hotel-Condos at Sunl)

Less Than a Month Left for Free Horseback Riding at The Brettelberg Condos at Colorado's Sunlight Mountain Resort - Glenwood Springs

The Brettelberg Condos at Sunlight Mountain Resort has announced there is less than a month left to participate in the FREE Adventure Bucks lodging...

Aug 04, 2014, 13:16 ET
Ski for FREE at the Brettelberg Condos at Sunlight Mountain Resort - Glenwood Springs, Colorado (PRNewsFoto/Brettelberg Condos)

The Brettelberg Condos at Colorado's Sunlight Mountain Resort Announces 2014/2015 Ski Season Early Bird Special - Ski for Free!

For 2014 / 2015, the Brettelberg Slopeside Condos at Sunlight Mountain Resort is offering what is most likely the most affordable ski vacation...