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Seton Hall University Invites High School Entrepreneurs to Compete for $50,000 in Prizes and Scholarships During Pirates Pitch Competition

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Learning the basics of entrepreneurship and recognizing viable business opportunities while participating in this "Shark Tank" style competition, the next generation of entrepreneurs will compete for more than $50,000 in cash prizes and scholarships to attend Seton Hall University.

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  • Learning the basics of entrepreneurship and recognizing viable business opportunities while participating in this "Shark Tank" style competition, the next generation of entrepreneurs will compete for more than $50,000 in cash prizes and scholarships to attend Seton Hall University.
  • Ten finalists will be selected in early November and invited to present their business ideas to a panel of judges from Seton Hall University on Friday, November 19.
  • One of the country's leading Catholic universities, Seton Hall has been showing the world what great minds can do since 1856.
  • The IHS campus houses Seton Hall's College of Nursing, its School of Health and Medical Sciences as well as Hackensack Meridian Health's Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine.

BTV Highlights Promising Investment Opportunities

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 11:00am

Sept 25th at 5pm EST broadcast on FOX Business News - BTV-Business Television visits up-and-coming innovative investment opportunities.

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  • Sept 25th at 5pm EST broadcast on FOX Business News - BTV-Business Television visits up-and-coming innovative investment opportunities.
  • Fobi AI (TSXV: FOBI) (OTCQB: FOBIF) - BTV showcases their innovative AI device that provides real time data connectivity to retailers for increased profitability.
  • On air for more than 20 years, BTV - Business Television, a half-hour investment TV show, features analysts and emerging companies on location.
  • With Hosts, Taylor Thoen and Jessica Katrichak , BTV provides viewers with investment opportunities.

CNO Financial Group and OneAmerica Collaborate to Bring The Actuarial Foundation's Math Motivators Program to Indianapolis-Area Schools

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group and OneAmerica® today announced a joint collaboration with The Actuarial Foundation to bring the national Math Motivators program to Indianapolis-area schools.

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  • CARMEL, Ind., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group and OneAmerica today announced a joint collaboration with The Actuarial Foundation to bring the national Math Motivators program to Indianapolis-area schools.
  • Math Motivators is a national program that cultivates better math understanding skills for local middle and high school students at qualifying schools.
  • "Now more than ever, teachers and students need the individualized tutoring, community building, and mentorship that the Math Motivators tutoring program provides.
  • "CNO is proud to support The Actuarial Foundation's Math Motivators program and to help more students achieve academic success with a strong math education," said Karen DeToro, chief actuary and chief risk officer of CNO Financial Group.

Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone Performs Its First Pediatric Heart Transplant

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- In a historic first-ever milestone for Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a team of pediatric cardiac surgeons successfully replaced the heart of Maz Zisan, an 18-year-old boy from Brooklyn Heights with end-stage heart failure on August 28, 2021.

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  • "Heart transplantation was the only lifesaving option for Maz to have an improved second chance at life," says Rakesh Singh, MD, medical director of the Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Program, pediatric cardiologist and associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone.
  • "The successful completion of our first transplant is a testament to the teamwork within Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone."
  • "He is healthy and home thanks to the excellent care he received at every level especially within the Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Program here at NYU Langone.
  • In September 2020, the Pediatric Heart Failure and Transplant Program, part of the Pediatric Congenital Heart Program at Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, was established.

New Verint Research Shows How U.S. Health Insurance Companies Rank in Member Satisfaction

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:30pm

The report shows what drives member satisfaction, with perceived value having the most important impact on satisfaction for the vast majority of the top 25 U.S. health insurers evaluated.

Key Points: 
  • The report shows what drives member satisfaction, with perceived value having the most important impact on satisfaction for the vast majority of the top 25 U.S. health insurers evaluated.
  • Other impacts to member satisfaction varied across the board, including enrollment, services, provider availability, digital experience, and claims.
  • Our research shows that the top health insurance companies delivered great member experiences across channels.
  • Download the free Verint Experience Index: Health Insurance report to learn more about the rankings and research.

DAPCEP Celebrates 45 Years of STEM Success With Fall Semester 2021 Kickoff

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 7:00pm

Classes will be held online, primarily via Zoom. Course materials will be distributed the week prior to when classes start -- either by mail, or via scheduled safe pick-up at the DAPCEP office located in downtown Detroit. Thanks to the generous support of our corporate partners, most of the costs required to deliver DAPCEP's courses have been covered. There is a $75 fee for the Explorers program, and $25 fee for Pathfinders courses. Limited scholarships are available for eligible families.

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  • Interested parents and students can view the full list of Fall 2021 courses online and register at: https://dapcep.asapconnected.com/#CourseIndex , call the DAPCEP office (313-831-3050) or send an email to: info@dapcep.org .
  • Working with Bradley University, DAPCEP Fall virtual courses for 4th through 8th grade students are underway in Peoria, Illinois.
  • "We are truly thrilled to kick off the Fall semester of DAPCEP's 45th year," said Executive Director Michelle L. Reaves.
  • For more information, visit the DAPCEP website ( http://www.dapcep.org ), call 313-831-3050 and follow DAPCEP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

AirClass 1-on-1 Further Upgrades Its Digital Smart Class

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 7:19am

Sources say that AirClass has built a brilliantly intelligent teaching system to enable AI interactive teaching.

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  • Sources say that AirClass has built a brilliantly intelligent teaching system to enable AI interactive teaching.
  • AirClass ( www.air-class.com ) is a global educational institution focused on one-on-one online tutoring, with over 500,000 paid students in total.
  • And the admission rate of teachers into AirClass is only 7.8% after various levels of strict checks and screening.
  • 91% of the students having studied with AirClass for over three months have seen significant improvement in their academic performance.

Florida Southern College Named A Best College 2021-22 By U.S. News & World Report: Moves To No. 8 Best Regional University & Best Undergraduate Teaching

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 5:05am

8 among the top 10 "Best Regional Universities in the South" in this year's edition of U.S. News & World Report's distinguished college rankings guide, up from its no.

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  • 8 among the top 10 "Best Regional Universities in the South" in this year's edition of U.S. News & World Report's distinguished college rankings guide, up from its no.
  • The guide highlights FSC's continuing academic excellence in undergraduate education in relation to its peer institutions.
  • "I am elated by U.S. News & World Report's recognition of Florida Southern's place among the best and most innovative academic institutions in the nation," said Dr. Anne B. Kerr, president of Florida Southern College.
  • U.S. News and World Reportspotlights FSC's national prominence in undergraduate education, ranking the College at no.

U.S. News & World Report Unveils the 2022 Best Colleges Rankings

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 5:01am

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today released the 2022 U.S. News Best Colleges .

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  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in education rankings, today released the 2022 U.S. News Best Colleges .
  • Now in its 37th year, the rankings evaluate more than 1,400 colleges and universities on up to 17 measures of academic quality.
  • 1 among National Universities this year, and Williams College is the top school among National Liberal Arts Colleges .
  • 1 for Top Public Schools among National Liberal Arts Colleges .

Sylvan Learning Aims to Develop 12 New Centers in Its Home Market of Maryland

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 7:00pm

With the school year in full swing, it's become increasingly clear that the virus has left gaps in learning.

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  • With the school year in full swing, it's become increasingly clear that the virus has left gaps in learning.
  • A recent study conducted by McKinsey & Company found that COVID-related learning loss has put students behind anywhere from four to 12 months.
  • "We're confident about our ability to transform outcomes for our students," said Sylvan Learning CEO John McAuliffe.
  • Sylvan also leads the way with Sylvan EDGE STEM and accelerated courses and Sylvan Prep college and test prep courses.