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Next Gen Acquires Entrepreneurship Organization to Expand Educational Reach

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Few understand the importance of fostering entrepreneurship at an early age quite like Dylan Gambardella and Justin Lafazan. Next Gen's co-founders credit their entrepreneurial success to their learnings - and failures - in launching businesses while still in high school. That is why Next Gen HQ is announcing its acquisition of TrepStart Independent Youth to encourage high school entrepreneurship.

Phenomenology Virtually Connects Broadway Talent to Public Schools During COVID-19

FREDERICK, Md., Oct. 13, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is facilitating connections between Broadway performers and the Academy of Fine Arts, which brings together more than 80 students across 10 public high schools who are interested in learning visual art, dance, music and theatre.

PainExam Launches New Ultrasound Interventional Pain Management CME Live Webinar Event Training Series

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PainExam, a prestigious CME certified pain medicine board review platform, develops new and exclusive Ultrasound Pain Management CME Courses, schedules next live CME webinar event for Oct. 18, 2020.

Beyond Benign Partners with Dow to Expand Green Chemistry in Higher Education

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign partnered with Dow (NYSE: DOW) at the start of 2020 to encourage academic institutions to engage in the adoption of green chemistry in higher education. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that generate the least amount of harm and waste possible while maintaining excellent quality.
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OverSightMD Successfully Pilots COVID-19 Tracking and Screening Solution with Tenafly Teen Summer Camp in NJ

MILPITAS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The OverSightMD COVID-19 tracking and screening solution was instrumental in providing a safe environment for campers and staff while demonstrating the benefits of routine wellness screenings. The Tenafly Teen Summer Camp in Tenafly, New Jersey deployed the OverSightMD COVID-19 solution prior to the first day of camp and was able to maintain a COVID-19 free camp for the duration of the summer camp schedule.
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Dr. Wellness Vending Pharmacy and PPE Kiosks Launch at San Diego State University

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dr. Wellness Kiosks, LLC announced today that they have launched their PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks at San Diego State University. Amid the spread of new coronavirus cases on recently opened college campuses, San Diego State University took another step in prevention by providing Dr. Wellness PPE and Vending Pharmacy Kiosks across the campus.
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Mulberry School in Los Gatos CA Adopts OverSightMD COVID-19 Reopening Solution for Tracking and Screening

LOS GATOS, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- OverSightMD is committed to ensuring schools across the country like Mulberry School in Los Gatos, California can safely reopen with its COVID-19 tracking and screening solution. OverSightMD has expanded its capabilities from serving front line healthcare workers to now supporting students, teachers, and staff at campuses of any size.

CDL of AL, a Top CDL School in Summerdale, AL, Announces All-Time High Application Rate Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

SUMMERDALE, Ala., Sept. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CDL of AL, Alabama's premier CDL (commercial driver's license) school, has announced an all-time high application rate. With the far-reaching effects of the COVID-19 pandemic being felt worldwide, commercial truck driving offers a reliable career path, as well as job security.

Making Sure Kids Get Healthy Food Even When School Is Virtual

TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InnovAsian, a national supplier of Asian frozen food products, announced today a new philanthropic effort that will deliver healthy, tasty meals to students and the broader community though Seattle Public Schools (SPS) distribution sites. Because of the pandemic, schools are teaching remotely, and food insecurity is increasing.

Thousands of Scholars Driving Innovation to be Recognized During 11th National Postdoc Appreciation Week

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) announced the 11th annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) will take place September 21 - 25, 2020. NPAW is the nation's largest celebration of postdoctoral scholars who serve at more than 300 institutions, acknowledging the significant contributions these "postdocs" make to U.S. research and discovery.

Schools Push for Ways to Respond to Demands for Student & Faculty Safety

KENILWORTH, N.J., Sept. 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- During this pandemic with major swings in the number of cases at schools you have a situation where institutions are scrambling like never before. Johnstone Supply offers the iWave-C from NuCalgon, patented, self-cleaning needle-point bi-polar ionization technology, with tests showing a 99.4% rate of reduction in Covid-19.
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Green Kid Crafts launches Kitchen Table STEAM to Support Families Teaching at Home This Fall

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- As families transition from summer activities to virtual, in-person, or hybrid schooling this fall, many caregivers are concerned about providing their children with activities that are fun and educational. Green Kid Crafts, a subscription box service centered on STEAM and nature-based activities, launched their Kitchen Table STEAM program on September 2 to give families extra support this fall.

EnergyCAP, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary with New Headquarters, Logo, Training Services, and More

STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- EnergyCAP, Inc. (ECI) is pleased to announce a list of notable accomplishments as it celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2020. ECI employees will begin operating from the company's new state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot headquarters facility this month.
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Live ADHD Free: The New Adulting: High School and College Success During Troubled Times

PASADENA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- College is a completely different world from High School. It can be a stressful and, at times, unhappy environment for those struggling to make the adjustment, says Live ADHD Free founder Carol Gignoux, M. Ed. For those students with ADHD, it may even be more so.

Westfall Local School District Creates TV Network, Powered by Livecast365, to Broadcast Educational and Athletic Programs and Events

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Westfall is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. They pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education throughout their community.

Money Flows to Talent: Why HBCUs Must Fight to Attract More Top Ranked Black Student-Athletes

GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In this third installment of the BWC Consulting's series, the North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, with a history of working with black institutions of higher learning, discusses the significance of closing the economic gap between Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Historically White Institutions (HWIs) by leveraging athletic programs.

Teays Valley Local Schools is Creating a First-of-its-Kind TV Network, Powered by Livecast365, to Broadcast Athletic Events to Fans Who Cannot...

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the largest school districts in the state of Ohio, Teays Valley, is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. Teays Valley pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education within their community.
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Edtech Startup, Talentnook goes nationwide offering curriculum support and homeschooling programs for K-12 students this Fall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Talentnook, a California based ed-tech start-up, is offering parents and students affordable online homeschooling school curriculum supplement programs that can be started anytime from any location.

ZenTek Consultants Launches Training & Networking Hub for the Civil Engineering Industry

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ZenTek Consultants is pleased to announce the launch of the ZenTek Civil Engineering Hub, the premier professional tool for anyone who works in the Civil Engineering & Survey industries.

PILLARZ LLC Online K-6 Education Introduces ‘Friends & Family’ 50% Discount Program

RENO, Nev., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PILLARZ LLC, a leading K-6 online educator, announced today its "Friends & Family" program., providing parents the opportunity to enroll their child in any PILLARZ educational program for a month and receive a 50% discount for a sibling or friend.
The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts

Back in Session: The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts Reopens for Students

CORONA, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- August 10th cannot come fast enough for those students interested in music, performing arts and academics. This is when The Young Americans College of the Performing Arts (yacollege.edu) reopens, bringing back opportunity for students to further their education and make the most of their chances for advancement in the arts.
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Healthcare Career Pathways Collaborative Program Honors Third Cohort Graduates, Certified Nursing Assistants

PLEASANT HILL, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Healthcare Career Pathways, a collaborative educational program created by Mt. Diablo Adult Education; Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano and Alameda; and Opportunity Junction, is proud to announce the graduation of its third cohort of Certified Nursing Assistants.

St. Louis Firm Mentoring Complete, Associated Colleges of Illinois Partner, Offer Career Mentoring Program for College Seniors

ST. LOUIS, Mo. and CHICAGO, Ill., July 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A St. Louis firm, Mentoring Complete, has partnered with Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI), a Chicago nonprofit, to offer a Career Mentoring Program to match Illinois college seniors with business mentors. The mentors help guide the seniors as they launch careers.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Initiates Career Mentoring Program for College Seniors

CHICAGO, Ill., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- This fall, Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) is expanding its College-to-Career offerings to include a Career Mentoring Program which matches college seniors with business mentors who will help guide the students as they launch careers.
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Lincoln Law School of San Jose Launches Two New Flexible Online Degrees in Intellectual Property

SAN JOSE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Lincoln Law School of San Jose today announced their Flexible Online LLM and MLS in Intellectual Property, two new programs. Both the LLM IP and the MLS IP programs with a concentration on patents will be available starting this Fall semester 2020 starting in September.

Safe K-6 Education: Nevada-Based Distance Learning Startup

RENO, Nev., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PILLARZ LLC, (www.pillarzllc.com) announced today remote K-6 education accelerator focused on empowering children focused on Math, Language Arts, Science and Social Studies.

Venturist, Inc. Announces That Its New Virtual Strategy Academy and Virtual Strategy Development Programs Are Ready To Go!

MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Venturist, Incorporated announced today that its new Virtual Strategy Academy and Virtual Strategy Development Programs are ready to go!
Jorge Quijada, a Bay Area Medical Academy phlebotomy student participated in the COVID testing

Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) Students Gain Rare Real-World Experience Testing for COVID-19

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- A recent community-led effort to test San Francisco residents for COVID-19, including the unhoused populations in Bayview and Sunnydale/Visitacion Valley gave Bay Area Medical Academy (BAMA) phlebotomy students first-hand experience administering COVID-19 testing to underserved populations.

Stand Up Delaware’s Reopen Schools Committee has submitted a White Paper to Governor Carney and Secretary of Education Susan Bunting

DOVER, Del., June 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stand Up Delaware, a Facebook group launched on April 13, 2020 by two special needs mothers, Lisa McCulley and Didi Figueroa, has formed a "Reopen Schools Committee" for the purpose of composing and launching a White Paper with a common sense, scientific, feasible approach to reopening our schools in Delaware.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Board Elects New Leadership for 2020-2021

CHICAGO, Ill., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) Board of Trustees elected Lyn Bulman, retired executive vice president of global human resources, Fellowes Brands, to a two-year term as board chair. Bulman succeeded Frank D. Cella, managing director, Marsh USA, Inc., who served as ACI's board chair since 2017.
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Drag Queen Story Hour Hosts 2020 World Pride Party via Livestream, a Celebration of Diverse Stories for Kids Across the Globe

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Drag Queen Story Hour announced its inaugural global pride celebration "Drag Queen Story Hour World Pride Party 2020," to be held Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT (10 a.m. PDT / 6 p.m. BST / 7 p.m. CEST) as a livestream. Timed to coincide with the observance of LGBTQ Pride in several cities across the globe.

Associated Colleges of Illinois Employment Data Updated, Shows Nearly 24,000 Illinois College Alumni Working for Top Companies

CHICAGO, Ill., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Updated research shows nearly 24,000 Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI) member college and university alumni are employed by 148 top employers throughout the state. The figures were compiled by ACI this spring, updating the organization's original 2019 Member Employment Data research project.
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The Chaplaincy Institute announces Interfaith Chaplains Training for the Work of Racial Justice

BERKELEY, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Responding to the recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Reverend Ineda Adesanya, CEO, announced that the Chaplaincy Institute ("ChI") is committing to training student chaplains and equipping current chaplains with new tools for spiritual care of those harmed by injustice.

Part 1 of 4: COVID-19 and the Future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

GREENSBORO, N.C., June 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For over 15 years, Bridget Chisholm and her team at North Carolina-based black-owned economic development firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Consulting, LLC has had first-hand experience with providing high-level financial solutions to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
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California’s Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority Contracts with Edupoint to Expedite Procurement of Synergy SIS

IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- California's Ed Tech Joint Powers Authority (Ed Tech JPA) has contracted with Edupoint(R) Educational Systems to provide streamlined procurement of the company's market-leading Synergy(r) Student Information System (SIS) to Ed Tech JPA members under a consortium purchasing agreement, saving members time and resources while ensuring adherence with data privacy and public procurement laws.

5,000 elementary schools across America are searching for a safe way to offer recess during the Pandemic

WEBB CITY, Mo., June 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A pandemic recess solution is being released by Peaceful Playgrounds Inc. A 6-foot Distancing Playground, the brainchild of award-winning educator and playground designer, Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer, is an answer sure to thrill millions of children as they return to school in the fall. Why? Dr. Bossenmeyer has saved recess!

Go Online, Help Scientists Understand Child Development

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Parents and children can help scientists understand how the young mind grows and changes-all from home! Children Helping Science from the Parent Researcher Collaborative connects families to hundreds of web-based studies of child development and brain function.
3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows

Record Early Enrollment for Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents & Young Surgeon 3rd Annual Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc. and Bespa Global, LLC, co-organizers of the program, announced today that despite the change of date for its 3rd Annual Lower Extremity IEP Fellows, Residents and Young Surgeons Course it is still experiencing record early registration. The course, originally scheduled for May 1-3 will take place from Nov. 6-8, 2020 at The Omni Downtown, Austin, Texas.

Magnifi Group announces Record Early Spine Fellows & Young Surgeon Enrollment for 10th Annual Spine IEP Course

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., announced today it is experiencing record early registration for its 10th Annual Spine IEP Fellows & Young Surgeons' Course (Spine Interactive Educational Program). The course will be conducted November 20-22 at The Fairmont Hotel, Austin, Texas.

Perkiomen Valley School District in PA Selects Synergy Education Platform

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Perkiomen Valley School District (PVSD) has selected the industry-leading Synergy Education Platform by Edupoint(r) Educational Systems for its K-12 student information management needs. The district's Synergy solution will include Synergy Student Information System, Synergy Online Registration, and Synergy Special Education. PVSD serves over 5,500 students in the Philadelphia region.

Technology Breaks the Distance Learning Barrier for Disabled Students

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today Pneuma Solutions launched a free service that redefines the way students with special needs are provided instructional materials. Based on Pneuma's Augmented Document Remediation technology, Scribe for Education allows teachers in K-12 to upload image files to a secure cloud service that provides near real time conversion.
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California Safe Schools Celebrates 22nd Anniversary and 2020 Earth Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- March 30, 2020 marked the 22nd anniversary of California Safe Schools (CSS) a celebrated children's environmental health and justice coalition founded by Robina Suwol in 1998 after grade school students, including Robina's two sons, were sprayed with the herbicide Princep, as they headed to class.

UF Lastinger Center for Learning Creates Free, Online Resource Hub

GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the University of Florida Lastinger Center for Learning, in an effort to keep all students learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, launched a new resource hub of free resources for students, parents and teachers. As students navigate distance learning, these research-based tip sheets and videos will lighten the burden.

The New York Public Library Partners with Online Tutoring Service Brainfuse to Give all NY Students Access to Free, Remote, One-on-One...

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The New York Public Library has partnered with online tutoring service Brainfuse to offer all New York area students access to free after-school homework help, including virtual 1-on-1 tutoring in a wide range of subjects for K-12 students.

College Students Connect with Older Adults in Miami During Coronavirus Pandemic

MIAMI, Fla., April 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Papa Inc, a Miami-based company that brings college students and older adults together, is providing wellbeing checks for isolated members, in partnership with AvMed.
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Pandemic Pushes Los Angeles Arts Nonprofit, Dream A World Education, from Classroom to TV

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Dream A World Education, an LAUSD and Hawthorne School District provider of arts and social-emotional education working in areas of extreme poverty, has turned school closures into an opportunity to move their artists from classrooms to television and virtual recyclable programming.
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Magnifi Group Releases COVID-19 Course for Medical Pros in Hospital Setting

SAN DIEGO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Magnifi Group, Inc., a global leader in dynamic online training solutions through its FDA-Compliant Learn-WiseGo eLearning Platform, has released its COVID-19 course at no cost to its global client base and is available for public purchase.
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Disinfecting of schools, like healthcare facilities, will be the new norm going forward, says Disinfect Schools

FULLERTON, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Standard routine chemical cleaning and sanitizing are not enough to battle the bacteria and viruses found in many different work environments, says Disinfect Schools (DisinfectSchools.com).

‘Ain’t Too Proud’ Star, Jawan Jackson, Hits a High Note with Students During Pandemic

FREDERICK, Md., April 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, is teaming up with Jawan Jackson, star of the hit Broadway musical "Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations," to encourage high school musical theater students in Frederick, Maryland.

Beyond Benign Receives Grant to Support Green Chemistry Education at Universities

WILMINGTON, Mass., April 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Green chemistry education nonprofit Beyond Benign has received a grant from life science company MilliporeSigma to develop laboratory resources for universities. The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.

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