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Keiser University ranked No. 5 in social mobility by U.S. News and World Report

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 7:00pm

"We are very pleased to earn such high marks in social mobility for a third year in a row," said Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., Chancellor of Keiser University.

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  • "We are very pleased to earn such high marks in social mobility for a third year in a row," said Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., Chancellor of Keiser University.
  • Keiser University is a private, independent, non-profit university serving nearly 20,000 students at 21 Florida campuses, online, and two international sites.
  • Co-founded in 1977 by Chancellor Arthur Keiser, Ph.D., and Evelyn Keiser, Keiser University currently offers more than 100 degrees from associates to the doctoral level.
  • Keiser University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges as a level VI institution.

GBA Business School Under Edvantage Group Officially Founded, Further Expansion in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:55am

After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.

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  • After the lighting ceremony, GBA Business School signed two MOUs with Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area Entrepreneurs Union and Hong Kong Cyperport respectively.
  • GBA Business School has held a series of seminars entitled "New Strategic Thinking for the Greater Bay Area" for the past year, with leaders invited from different sectors in the Greater Bay Area to share their practical experiences and insights.
  • With these, GBA Business School hopes to cultivate more future leaders and talents in different areas for the benefit of the Greater Bay Area.
  • In addition, the Group also operates Greater Bay Area Business School (vocational education institution) in Hong Kong, China.

Xebec Welcomes Mr. Brian Levitt to Board of Directors

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 9:15pm

MONTREAL, Aug. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xebec Adsorption Inc. (TSX: XBC) (Xebec), a global provider of clean energy solutions, is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian Levitt has joined Xebecs Board of Directors, effective today.

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  • MONTREAL, Aug. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xebec Adsorption Inc. (TSX: XBC) (Xebec), a global provider of clean energy solutions, is pleased to announce that Mr. Brian Levitt has joined Xebecs Board of Directors, effective today.
  • Mr. Levitt was previously a special advisor to the Board, providing counsel with respect to strategic, commercial and corporate finance matters.
  • We are excited to be welcoming Brian to the board as an official member.
  • I was attracted to Xebec by its vision and prospects and by the values and culture of its leadership team, said Brian Levitt.

First Audience with Her Majesty The Queen for Governor General Designate Mary Simon

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 2:10pm

OTTAWA, ON, July 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Governor General Designate, Mary Simon, met with Her Majesty TheQueen yesterday.

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  • OTTAWA, ON, July 23, 2021 /CNW/ -The Governor General Designate, Mary Simon, met with Her Majesty TheQueen yesterday.
  • In accordance with the constitutions of national orders, Her Majesty invested Ms. Simon as an extraordinary Companion of the Order of Canada (C.C.
  • Ms. Simon was born in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik (Quebec) and will be the first Indigenous governor general in Canada.
  • Canada is a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary democracy and the Governor General is the representative of Her Majesty The Queen in Canada.

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Slams Ongoing Cronyism of Chancery Court Under New Chancellor McCormick

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 2:12pm

The request also identified four different federal cases, which TransPerfect or its affiliates had to file to, and urged Chancellor McCormick, who replaced outgoing Chancellor Andre Bouchard, to bring transparency, efficiency and fairness to the proceedings.

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  • The request also identified four different federal cases, which TransPerfect or its affiliates had to file to, and urged Chancellor McCormick, who replaced outgoing Chancellor Andre Bouchard, to bring transparency, efficiency and fairness to the proceedings.
  • With the appointment of Chancellor McCormick, we have renewed hope that the Court will move away from the backdoor dealings that defined the Bouchard era, but this ruling does the opposite.
  • Instead of more transparency, Chancellor McCormick is doubling down on the old way of doing business in Delaware.
  • We need a change we wont stop our fight until Chancellor McCormick, and all justices on the Chancery Court, commit to real transparency that will restore public trust in our courts.

Stuart P. Pegg, MD, Celebrated for Excellence in Surgery and Medicine

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 8:05pm

Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

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  • Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
  • Furthermore, Dr. Pegg operated as a surgical registrar at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in England from 1965 to 1966.
  • Following this appointment, he advanced to become the director of surgery in 1977 and found success in this capacity until 1994.
  • Most recently, he received the Vice Chancellor Alumni Award of Excellence from the University of Queensland in 2018.

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware Celebrates Chancery Court Chancellor Andre Bouchard’s Retirement Five Years Early; Calls on Governor Carney to Appoint Diverse Replacement

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 - 4:27pm

As Chancellor Bouchards reign on the Chancery Court comes to an end, we hope the new court will finally embrace the common-sense reforms weve proposed to rebuild trust in the judicial system.

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  • As Chancellor Bouchards reign on the Chancery Court comes to an end, we hope the new court will finally embrace the common-sense reforms weve proposed to rebuild trust in the judicial system.
  • To that end, it is critical that we replace Chancellor Bouchard with a person of color so that Delawares courts represent all of its citizens, not just the elite few.
  • Were optimistic that with Chancellor Bouchards retirement, we can achieve a more diverse, fair court for Delawareans to be proud of.
  • While their primary goal of saving the company has been accomplished, they continue their efforts to fight for more transparency in the Delaware Chancery Court.

Former D.C. Public Schools Chief Joins Teachstone as Vice President of Policy and Partnership Development

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 2:00pm

She will also lead the Partnership Development team to expand geographies, partners, and service lines.

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  • She will also lead the Partnership Development team to expand geographies, partners, and service lines.
  • "We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Alexander to our team," said Teachstone CEO Bridget Hamre.
  • Teachstone works each day to bring together the best from research, policy, and practice, and I have no doubt we will do that even better with Amanda's leadership."
  • Dr. Alexander joins Teachstone after serving in top roles, including as the Interim Chancellor and Deputy Chancellor, for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).

SIUE Searches for Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 7:00am

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is searching for its first Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (VCEDI).

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  • EDWARDSVILLE, Ill., Oct. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is searching for its first Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (VCEDI).
  • "Serving on chancellor's council, the successful candidate will be a strong and consistent voice for equity, diversity and inclusion on campus."
  • "The vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion will have broad latitude to help determine an effective organizational structure to make that synergistic approach happen," he said.
  • SIU School of Dental Medicine (SDM) Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Services Dr. Cornell Thomas is the chair of the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion candidate search.

RIDGE-LANE Limited Partners establishes a Council of State K-12 Education Chiefs

Monday, August 31, 2020 - 5:20pm

John C. White:served as Superintendent of Education for the State of Louisiana under Governor's Bobby Jindal and John Bel Edwards, with the distinction of being the longest serving state education chief in the nation.

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  • John C. White:served as Superintendent of Education for the State of Louisiana under Governor's Bobby Jindal and John Bel Edwards, with the distinction of being the longest serving state education chief in the nation.
  • He served under Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Chancellor Joel Klein as Deputy Chancellor for the New York City Department of Education.
  • Gerard Robinson: served as Commissioner of Education for the State of Florida under Governor Rick Scott, as well as Secretary of Education for the Commonwealth of Virginia under Governor Bob McDonnell.
  • His work spans public schools, virtual schools, charter schools, college laboratory schools, public universities, community college systems, and higher education research centers.