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Apogee to Host Roundtable at NACUBO 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

Apogee , the only managed services provider solely focused on higher education, today announced that the company will host a roundtable session on strategic planning at the upcoming National Association of College & University Business Officers (NACUBO) 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, July 13-17, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Apogee , the only managed services provider solely focused on higher education, today announced that the company will host a roundtable session on strategic planning at the upcoming National Association of College & University Business Officers (NACUBO) 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting, July 13-17, 2020.
  • The roundtable session Safeguarding Higher Education through Technology Strategic Planning will take place on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, beginning at 3:00pm EDT.
  • In addition to the roundtable, Apogee announced that it will be a Premier Sponsor of NACUBO 2020, NACUBOs 50th annual meeting.
  • The annual meeting provides an opportunity to discover the latest trends and knowledge in all areas of campus finance and administration.

National Vision Supports National Optometric Association Community with Student Grants and Donated Equipment

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00pm

National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYE), one of the nations largest optical retailers providing quality, affordable eye care and eyewear, has put its support for the National Optometric Association (NOA) community into action by recognizing three members of the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) with $7,000 in grants.

Key Points: 
  • National Vision Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EYE), one of the nations largest optical retailers providing quality, affordable eye care and eyewear, has put its support for the National Optometric Association (NOA) community into action by recognizing three members of the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) with $7,000 in grants.
  • This is the fifth consecutive year that National Vision has awarded grants to NOSA members.
  • In addition to awarding grants, the Company has also donated optometric equipment to assist an NOA member whose practice location was severely damaged during local riots.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200707005285/en/
    Three students were awarded grants through the Companys annual support of the NOSA Scholarship Program.

Barnes & Noble Education Survey Reveals College Students Feel Prepared for Careers, But Uncertain About Job Prospects

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:30pm

Conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights , the survey looked at the perspectives of college students across the U.S. as they navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and volatility in the job market.

Key Points: 
  • Conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights , the survey looked at the perspectives of college students across the U.S. as they navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic and volatility in the job market.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200707005237/en/
    Almost half of students (48%) are optimistic about finding a job within 2-6 months after graduating.
  • Within six months of graduation, 62% of students expect to work at a full-time job, 27% a part-time job, and 22% a full-time internship.
  • This confidence may be attributable to how well students feel their college courses have prepared them for the future.

The UNH-IOL Launches New Automotive Audio Bus Testing Services for In-Vehicle Audio Devices

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

The UNH-IOL will serve as the industrys first laboratory for A2B conformance testing, which is an essential element of the broader A2B ecosystem.

Key Points: 
  • The UNH-IOL will serve as the industrys first laboratory for A2B conformance testing, which is an essential element of the broader A2B ecosystem.
  • A2B is a low-latency digital audio bus that transmits audio and control data together with clock and power over a single unshielded twisted pair cable.
  • To learn more about the UNH-IOLs Automotive Audio Bus Testing Services please visit the A2B Testing Services page .
  • UNH-IOLs services fit the needs of the market, while maintaining broad, comprehensive interoperability and conformance testing of networking, data, telecommunications, and storage products.

Sallie Mae Awards $100,000 to Help High School and College Graduates Fund Their Futures

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

Sallie Mae surprised four high school and college graduates with $25,000 through the companys Funded Futures Contest.

Key Points: 
  • Sallie Mae surprised four high school and college graduates with $25,000 through the companys Funded Futures Contest.
  • The four recipients chosen include a high school, college, graduate, and medical student.
  • Julia Seay is a graduate of Westlake High School in Atlanta, Georgia who plans to attend Washington and Lee University in the fall.
  • Commonly known as Sallie Mae, SLM Corporation and its subsidiaries are not sponsored by or agencies of the United States of America.

Next Level Hire: Dr. Brian Wickstrom, Higher Education Leader of Academics and Athletics, Named President and Chief Executive Officer at St. John Bosco High School

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 3:10am

The Salesians of Don Bosco have appointed Dr. Brian Wickstrom as President and Chief Executive Officer of St. John Bosco High School, an 80-year-old, all-boys, Catholic college preparatory high school in Bellflower, California.

Key Points: 
  • The Salesians of Don Bosco have appointed Dr. Brian Wickstrom as President and Chief Executive Officer of St. John Bosco High School, an 80-year-old, all-boys, Catholic college preparatory high school in Bellflower, California.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200706005635/en/
    Dr. Brian Wickstrom has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of St. John Bosco High School.
  • Its clear why he has been successful everywhere hes been, said Father Mel Trinidad, SDB, Director, St. John Bosco High School.
  • Founded in 1940 by the Salesians of Don Bosco, St. John Bosco High School is an all-male Catholic college preparatory school.

Three FHSS Modules Were Awarded 2019 Provincial Level First Class Undergraduate Module

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 2:00am

The Zhejiang Education Department has announced the results of 2019 Provincial First Class Undergraduate Module scheme lately.

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  • The Zhejiang Education Department has announced the results of 2019 Provincial First Class Undergraduate Module scheme lately.
  • We are delighted that the following modules delivered by colleagues in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences have won this accolade.
  • This module introduces students to the extraordinary variety of drama in the Western dramatic tradition.
  • Students examine the theatre of ancient Greece; medieval mystery and morality plays; the drama of Shakespeare and the Restoration; and nineteenth-century naturalism.

New UC Berkeley Global Program for Freshmen Offers an Online “Study-Abroad” Option

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 6:40pm

UC Berkeley Global is proud to announce its Global Program for Freshmen (GPF), launching Fall 2020.

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  • UC Berkeley Global is proud to announce its Global Program for Freshmen (GPF), launching Fall 2020.
  • Students will have access to Berkeley instructors and mentors while working closely with their peers in small cohorts using online tools.
  • According to Dr. Diana Wu, Dean of UC Berkeley Global and UC Berkeley Extension, the program will include individualized advising and coaching, while introducing students to life at a major research university.
  • Founded in 1891, UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley.

Sallie Mae Private Student Loans Help Students and Families Cover College Costs

Monday, July 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

After scholarships, grants, and federal financial aid, private student loans like those offered by Sallie Mae, can be a smart and responsible option to cover remaining costs.

Key Points: 
  • After scholarships, grants, and federal financial aid, private student loans like those offered by Sallie Mae, can be a smart and responsible option to cover remaining costs.
  • Sallie Mae is well-capitalized and committed to offering competitively priced private student loans that students and families expect and trust from the market leader.
  • Even if college may look different than planned this fall, Sallie Mae stands ready to help families take that next step with confidence and peace of mind.
  • With competitive variable and fixed rates, Sallie Maes private student loans for college have no origination fees or prepayment penalties.

Bank OZK and FHLB Dallas Award $53K in Grants to Two Arkansas Nonprofits

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 9:45pm

FHLB Dallas is honored to help nonprofits in Arkansas provide the affordable housing that low- to moderate-income families need.

Key Points: 
  • FHLB Dallas is honored to help nonprofits in Arkansas provide the affordable housing that low- to moderate-income families need.
  • Bank OZK (Nasdaq: OZK) is a regional bank providing innovative financial solutions delivered by expert bankers with a relentless pursuit of excellence.
  • Bank OZK has been recognized as the #1 bank in the nation in its asset size for eight consecutive years.
  • Headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, Bank OZK conducts operations through 251 offices in Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Texas, Alabama, South Carolina, California, New York, and Mississippi.