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Caps and Gowns Go On at Home: iQ Academy Minnesota to Celebrate Class of 2020 with Online Commencement

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 3:54pm

iQ Academy Minnesota (iQMN), an online public school program of Fergus Falls Public Schools, will honor the Class of 2020 at an online commencement ceremony on Friday, May 29 alongside the graduating seniors of Kennedy Secondary School.

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  • iQ Academy Minnesota (iQMN), an online public school program of Fergus Falls Public Schools, will honor the Class of 2020 at an online commencement ceremony on Friday, May 29 alongside the graduating seniors of Kennedy Secondary School.
  • This year, iQMN will graduate 47 students, many of whom have been enrolled at iQMN their entire high school career.
  • iQMN students access a robust online curriculum in the core subjects and a host of electives, and attend live virtual classes taught by state-licensed teachers.
  • Details of the graduation ceremony are as follows:
    iQ Academy Minnesota is an accredited, full and part-time online public school program of Independent School District No.

LegalShield Saved its Members Over $20 Million in 2019

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 2:00pm

Over the last three years, LegalShields provider law firms have recovered or received more than $75 million for plan members.

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  • Over the last three years, LegalShields provider law firms have recovered or received more than $75 million for plan members.
  • If you have ever said, I want to speak to your supervisor, then you need LegalShield, said Jeff Bell, CEO of LegalShield.
  • In 2019, there were 1,762,000 requests for legal services with LegalShields network of dedicated law firms across the U.S. and Canada.
  • Its IDShield identity theft solution for individuals and families has more than one million members.

RGENIX Shows Clinical Activity of Novel Agent RGX-202 in Patients with KRAS Mutant Colorectal Cancer in Phase 1 Trial

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:02pm

Due to increased metabolic demand, KRAS mutant tumors are highly susceptible to blockade of SLC6a8.

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  • Due to increased metabolic demand, KRAS mutant tumors are highly susceptible to blockade of SLC6a8.
  • The target of RGX-202, the SLC6a8/CKB pathway, is over-expressed in several prevalent cancer types, including KRAS mutant colorectal cancer.
  • In a Phase 1 dose escalation, RGX-202 demonstrated clinical activity as a single agent in the KRAS mutant CRC setting.
  • A Phase 1b study assessing the safety and clinical activity of RGX-202 in combination with FOLFIRI is ongoing.

Maine Virtual Academy Celebrates 2020 Graduates in a COVID Era: School Will Provide Pre-Recorded Ceremonies So Families Can Access and Celebrate from Their Own Homes

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:30pm

This year, MEVA will graduate over 60 students, many of whom have been enrolled at MEVA their entire high school career.

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  • This year, MEVA will graduate over 60 students, many of whom have been enrolled at MEVA their entire high school career.
  • Maine families are a determined bunch, and while its been a very challenging year for all Maine students, we are excited for the opportunity to help our students celebrate their graduation online, said MEVA Head of School Dr. Melinda Browne.
  • Candelais Kara will serve as Valedictorian and is considering UMO or York University in Toronto in the fall.
  • Maine Virtual Academy (MEVA) is a full-time online public charter school that serves students in grades 7 through 12.

LetsGetChecked Debuts FDA EUA-Authorized At-Home Coronavirus (COVID-19) Sure-track Test

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 12:57pm

Offering an end-to-end model, LetsGetCheckeds new Sure-track Test introduces the most complete FDA EUA-authorized Coronavirus at-home testing solution.

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  • Offering an end-to-end model, LetsGetCheckeds new Sure-track Test introduces the most complete FDA EUA-authorized Coronavirus at-home testing solution.
  • The at-home Coronavirus (COVID-19) test incorporates a nasal swab and PCR lab analysis, offering convenient and secure results in 24 hours.
  • Unlike serology tests that detect the presence of antibodies, the at-home COVID-19 test determines the presence or absence of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA.
  • The at-home Coronavirus test is accompanied by LetsGetCheckeds connected platform offering 24/7 telehealth services supported by licensed healthcare professionals and timely guidance on containment and care for those who test positive.

Aramark Opens More Than 100 Pop-Up Grocery Stores for Frontline Healthcare Workers

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:04pm

To date, Aramark has opened more than 100 pop-up stores.

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  • To date, Aramark has opened more than 100 pop-up stores.
  • The Company is transforming existing retail spaces into grocery stores offering a variety of fresh baked goods, bread, milk, eggs, non-perishable items, paper towels, health & beauty aids and more.
  • These mini-marts stock basic and hard-to-get items that Aramark is able to source through its vast distributor network.
  • Creating these pop-up grocery stores is our way of providing a small convenience for them to procure essential items they need.

DeVry University Answers the Call to Reskill America With Complimentary Technology Skills-Building Video Series

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:00pm

With more Americans unemployed than at any time in recent history, upskilling and reskilling has become an urgent priority.

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  • With more Americans unemployed than at any time in recent history, upskilling and reskilling has become an urgent priority.
  • Answering that call, DeVry University announced today the release of a complimentary Skills-Building Video Series that dives into some of the most in-demand technology and business skills in the workforce today, including coding with Python, data analytics, IOT fundamentals and even enhancing Excel skills for business.
  • The self-paced videos empower students and professionals to develop and enhance highly sought-after, practical work skills1 for todays difficult economy.
  • Many of those careers require immersion in technologies of the future, such as Python programming, IoT, machine learning and data analytics.

Sephora North America Evolves Its Beauty Insider Program

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:40pm

Today, Sephora released the next evolution of its renowned Beauty Insider loyalty program.

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  • Today, Sephora released the next evolution of its renowned Beauty Insider loyalty program.
  • These new Beauty Insider loyalty program changes will go into effect on May 29th across Sephora North America, including Sephora.com.
  • If you arent already a member of Sephoras Beauty Insider loyalty program, please visit Sephora.com to learn more and join, or visit your local Sephora store.
  • Clients can also experience Sephora online and through our mobile app, access the free-to-join Beauty Insider program and digital community, which together enhance the experience of Sephoras passionate clients.

PieMatrix Offers Free COVID-19 Back to Business Tool with CDC Content Hidden by Trump Administration

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:31pm

PieMatrix Inc. (Pie) announced two free action plan tools to help employers go Back to Business and Back to Isolation with COVID-19 detailed CDC Opening Up America Again Framework that was shelved by the Trump Administration.

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  • PieMatrix Inc. (Pie) announced two free action plan tools to help employers go Back to Business and Back to Isolation with COVID-19 detailed CDC Opening Up America Again Framework that was shelved by the Trump Administration.
  • Pie has revealed the hidden CDC guideline process content and organized it in a simpler way for step-by-step execution, accountability, and governance by employers.
  • I believe its my duty to make this politically rejected CDC content available to our business community in our tool for free.
  • The challenge with the COVID-19 CDC website content is that its not written as actionable checklists for managing accountability and progress.

Gynesonics Receives FDA Clearance to Market Next Generation Sonata® System 2.1

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 3:30pm

Gynesonics, a womens healthcare company focused on the development of minimally-invasive solutions for symptomatic uterine fibroids, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its next generation Sonata System 2.1 for Transcervical Fibroid Ablation (TFA).

Key Points: 
  • Gynesonics, a womens healthcare company focused on the development of minimally-invasive solutions for symptomatic uterine fibroids, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its next generation Sonata System 2.1 for Transcervical Fibroid Ablation (TFA).
  • FDA clearance for our advanced Sonata System 2.1 is a noteworthy achievement.
  • The Sonata System, including the SMART Guide, enables the operator to target fibroids and optimize ablations within them.
  • Gynesonics has developed the Sonata System for diagnostic intrauterine imaging and transcervical treatment of symptomatic uterine fibroids.