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Nov 19, 2014, 12:47 ET

National Center Signs MOU with Department of Energy to Increase Native American Engagement in the Energy Sector

 The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the...

Nov 19, 2014, 12:00 ET
The Rite Aid Foundation presented a $10,000 check to Speech and Language Development Center (SLDC). The check kicked off their KidCents "change round up program" allowing customers to round up their purchase to benefit the charity of their choice. Rite Aid District Manager, Raluca Vernescu (not pictured) presented the check to SLDC CEO, Dawn O'Connor (2nd from left) at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Seal Beach, CA.

Rite Aid Foundation Announces KidCents Program And Names Speech And Language Development Center As One Of Its Inaugural Charities

 The Rite Aid Foundation presented a $10,000 KidCents grant to Speech and Language Development Center (SLDC). The check was presented to SLDC...

Nov 03, 2014, 12:34 ET
Representatives from Shenzhen Innovation Corporate Social Responsibility Development Center, Shenzhen Charity Federation and China Education Innovation Institute took a group photo with their counterparts from Columbia Business School and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors at the launch event of Social Enterprise Conference's "China Moment" session.

China enters the era of social impact investing

The 13th Social Enterprise Conference at Columbia Business School was on October 31st. The results of a study on social impact investing in China...

Oct 30, 2014, 13:00 ET

Stanford launches new online course: Principles and Practices of Gene Therapy

Gene therapy is rapidly becoming the top priority for R&D departments working on treatments for difficult to cure diseases. Advances in this...

Oct 17, 2014, 15:00 ET

Stanford Offers Online Workshops in Innovation for Teams

Gaining a competitive advantage demands that organizations know how to innovate. Stanford University, a leader in innovation education, is now...

Oct 06, 2014, 13:32 ET

Performance Artist To Display Creativity At Detroit Area Fundraiser

 Development Centers, a nonprofit human-services organization, announces the date for their popular Annual Fall Fundraiser, which this year is...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:00 ET

Center for Sustainable Shale Development Certifies Chevron Appalachia as First Company to Complete Air & Water Evaluation and Verification Process

 The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD), a collaborative between environmental organizations and energy companies to encourage...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:00 ET
Stanford Genetics and Genomics Certificate: Earn an online certificate in genetics and genomics and gain a greater understanding of biology, human health and personalized medicine. Tap into the world-class research of Stanford faculty and industry experts to acquire the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in the rapidly evolving genetics industry. (PRNewsFoto/Stanford Center for ...)

Stanford Launches Online Certificate in Genetics and Genomics

Two world-renowned schools - the Stanford School of Medicine and the Stanford School of Engineering – have joined forces to create their...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:40 ET

University of Texas at Austin Professional Development Center Announces Technology Career Boot Camp Certificate Programs

 The Professional Development Center (PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the launch of four skills-based...

Aug 11, 2014, 09:31 ET
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development will host a Reservation Economic Summit in Wisconsin from Oct. 7-9. For more information, visit www.ncaied.org. (PRNewsFoto/NCAIED)

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development to Host Reservation Economic Summit (RES) in Wisconsin

 The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (National Center) will host its fifth regional Reservation Economic Summit...

Jul 15, 2014, 08:35 ET

UT Professional Development Center Launches Medical Interpreter Certificate Program for Bilingual Healthcare Workers

 The Professional Development Center at The University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is pleased to announce the fall launch of their new offering...

Jul 07, 2014, 17:28 ET

Crisis Manager Judy Smith to Deliver Keynote Address at Women's Business Development Center's Entrepreneurial Woman's Conference September 17

Judy Smith, the crisis management expert portrayed by actress Kerry Washington on ABC's hit series "Scandal," will deliver the keynote address at...

Jun 26, 2014, 11:12 ET

River Splash Dash 5K To Include Three Events In One

 Development Centers is pleased to announce that their second annual River Splash Dash, a lively summer 5K Fun-Run, is set to take place on...

Jun 24, 2014, 11:29 ET
RES D.C., hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development, is occurring in Washington, D.C. this week. (PRNewsFoto/NCAIED)

Native American Business Leaders Converge on Washington, D.C. for Reservation Economic Summit (RES D.C.)

 Native American business leaders are in Washington, D.C. this week for the Reservation Economic Summit (RES D.C.) hosted by the National...

Jun 04, 2014, 10:00 ET
"Public Welfare Spark the Second Phase Entrepreneurs' Social Innovation Incubation Program" was launched on May 24, 2014 at Shenzhen Research Institution of Peking University. (PRNewsFoto/Shenzhen Innovation Center)

An Age for China Social Impact Investment -- "Public Welfare Spark the Second Phase: Entrepreneurs' Social Innovation Incubation Program"

"Social Innovation" and "Impact Investment" are new concepts heatedly discussed in plenty of forums all around China. Both Chinese business circles...

Jun 02, 2014, 08:30 ET

The Professional Development Center at the University of Texas at Austin to Offer Courses in Antigua, Guatemala

 The Professional Development Center at the University of Texas at Austin (UT PDC) is proud to announce a series of professional education...

May 14, 2014, 11:54 ET

The Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards the Center for Sustainable Shale Development a Two-Year Grant

 The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD) announced the Richard King Mellon Foundation has awarded the Center a two-year grant in...

Apr 15, 2014, 12:22 ET

Budding Artists To Display Creativity

Development Centers, a recognized leader in the field of behavioral health, has been providing comprehensive wellness programming and related...

Feb 11, 2014, 08:40 ET

The University of Texas at Austin Offers Emotional Intelligence Certificate Program for Area Professionals

 The Professional Development Center (UT PDC) at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to offer a professional certificate program that...

Jan 21, 2014, 06:45 ET

Center for Sustainable Shale Development Certification and Verification Program Opens for Business

 The Center for Sustainable Shale Development (CSSD), a collaborative between environmental organizations and energy companies to encourage...