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Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation Announces Centennial Celebration of the Sullivan Awards

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Tuesday, July 9, 2024

NEW YORK, July 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation is proud to announce the 100th anniversary celebration of the Sullivan Awards, which will kick off at The Penn Club New York on September 20, 2024.

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  • NEW YORK, July 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation is proud to announce the 100th anniversary celebration of the Sullivan Awards, which will kick off at The Penn Club New York on September 20, 2024.
  • Established in New York, where Algernon Sydney Sullivan co-founded the esteemed law firm Sullivan & Cromwell in 1879, the Sullivan Awards were first presented by the New York Southern Society, a group co-founded by Mr. Sullivan.
  • "The centennial celebration of the Sullivan Awards marks a significant milestone in recognizing individuals who embody the spirit of service and leadership that Algernon Sydney Sullivan exemplified," said Steve McDavid, president of the Sullivan Foundation.
  • Following the New York kickoff, the centennial celebration will continue with events at the first eleven Sullivan schools to reach the 100-year mark of presenting the Sullivan Awards.

Steven Moscoe Joins Tunnell Consulting as Principal, Bringing Extensive Life Sciences Expertise

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Monday, July 1, 2024

BERWYN, Pa. , July 1, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tunnell, an employee-owned company that provides expert talent and consulting services to the Life Sciences industry, announced today that Steven Moscoe has joined the firm as its newest Principal.

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  • Moscoe brings extensive experience in life sciences and biotech, as well as thought leadership and a background in international business, to benefit Tunnell clients.
  • BERWYN, Pa. , July 1, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tunnell , an employee-owned company that provides expert talent and consulting services to the Life Sciences industry, announced today that Steven Moscoe has joined the firm as its newest Principal.
  • "Today as I embark on my new mission, I look forward to bringing expertise and insights to Tunnell Consulting's clients, and to work closely with the entire Tunnell team to create the best solutions for our clients."
  • Most recently Moscoe worked with life sciences venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE) clients delivering operational improvements for their portfolio companies, as well as providing buy and sell-side due diligence services.

Hoops at Home Returns for the 5th Year to Showcase the Massive Sports and Gaming Community at The University of Kentucky

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

"UK's Big Blue Nation defines premier basketball heritage, and we encourage anyone who wants to be involved in the overall community of video gameplay to participate in Hoops at Home," said Heath Price, AVP for Partnerships at University of Kentucky.

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  • "UK's Big Blue Nation defines premier basketball heritage, and we encourage anyone who wants to be involved in the overall community of video gameplay to participate in Hoops at Home," said Heath Price, AVP for Partnerships at University of Kentucky.
  • "Gen.G is all about connecting communities through gaming, and Hoops at Home delivers on that mission," said Martin Kim, Chief Revenue Officer at Gen.G.
  • Everyone is invited to watch the action on the University of Kentucky Twitch page.
  • Hoops at Home requires that competitors have a copy of the NBA 2K24 game on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S.

Gen.G and University of Kentucky Bring Back Award Winning Conference "Campus Takeover" Designed to Drive the Future of Collegiate Esports

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Monday, February 19, 2024

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Global esports and gaming organization Gen.G and the University of Kentucky (UK) are bringing back their award winning collegiate esports industry conference, Campus Takeover, on March 30 and April 6.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Global esports and gaming organization Gen.G and the University of Kentucky (UK) are bringing back their award winning collegiate esports industry conference, Campus Takeover, on March 30 and April 6.
  • UK continues to pave the way as an esports ecosystem leader in the SEC and Midwest region.
  • Additionally, many esports professionals hailing from different segments of esports business will participate in various panels during Campus Takeover.
  • Campus Takeover was recognized at the 2023 Esports & Gaming Business Summit Tempest Awards, where it won the award for the Collegiate Esports Program of the Year.

U.S. Polo Assn. Supports Collegiate Partnership Program for Sixth Consecutive Season

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

Another contribution this year includes a 4ocean bracelet that will be given to all student-athletes, highlighting U.S. Polo Assn.

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  • Another contribution this year includes a 4ocean bracelet that will be given to all student-athletes, highlighting U.S. Polo Assn.
  • Sanctioned by the USPA, collegiate polo teams compete in the Fall and Spring with the official season beginning Fall 2023 and running through April 2024.
  • This season will conclude with the National Intercollegiate Championship (NIC) hosted at the Virginia Polo Center in Charlottesville, VA, from April 8-14, 2024.
  • Back for the second year, the College Polo Tour, an exchange program for collegiate polo players, continued throughout 2023 with tours to Morocco, Spain, and Argentina.

Viz.ai Announces Six Clinical Studies that Further Validate Impact of Viz™ Neuro Suite on Patient Care

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Viz.ai, the leader in AI-powered disease detection and intelligent care coordination, today announced new clinical data supporting advancements in neurovascular care.

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  • Viz.ai, the leader in AI-powered disease detection and intelligent care coordination, today announced new clinical data supporting advancements in neurovascular care.
  • “As a leader in AI-powered stroke detection and care coordination, Viz.ai does not rest on what we have done, but instead continues to invest in proving the accuracy and impact of our comprehensive Viz Neuro Suite,” said Molly Madziva Taitt, VP, Global Clinical Affairs.
  • This study is the first of its kind to assess the impact of AI in the acute stroke workflow based on user engagement.
  • For more information on the Viz Neuro Suite, visit https://www.viz.ai/neuro .

Skechers Basketball Enters the Game

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Wednesday, October 25, 2023

The initial wave of Skechers Basketball shoes launching next week includes two distinct mid-top styles—SKX Resagrip™ and SKX FLOAT™—that fuse innovative technologies with the brand’s signature comfort.

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  • The initial wave of Skechers Basketball shoes launching next week includes two distinct mid-top styles—SKX Resagrip™ and SKX FLOAT™—that fuse innovative technologies with the brand’s signature comfort.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20231025378417/en/
    Julius Randle in Skechers Basketball: SKX FLOAT™.
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    Skechers has enlisted New York Knicks power forward Julius Randle and Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard Terance Mann as the first professional athletes to compete in Skechers Basketball shoes.
  • The Skechers Basketball footwear collection will be available next week at skechersbasketball.com and select Skechers retail stores in North America, as well as select retailers and Skechers stores in the Philippines and China.

XLerator Network Selects 9 Innovators Across Southeast for NIH-Funded Entrepreneurship Program: I-RED's Inaugural Cohort Announced

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Participants were selected through a competitive application process for work on technologies that include Medical Devices, Therapeutics, a Diagnostic, and a Pharmaceutical Solvent Manufacturer.

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  • Participants were selected through a competitive application process for work on technologies that include Medical Devices, Therapeutics, a Diagnostic, and a Pharmaceutical Solvent Manufacturer.
  • Marc Birtwistle, PhD, Co-founder and CEO of Blotting Innovations (Clemson University, SC) produces high-throughput Western blotting assays for academic and industrial research labs.
  • David Colby, PharmD, PhD, Founder of Fluoriq (University of Mississippi, MS) has developed new fluorinated alcohols as solvents for the efficient production of pharmaceuticals.
  • Jill Kolesar, PharmD, Founder of VesiCure Technologies (University of Kentucky, KY) developed a novel cell therapy for treating advanced stage ovarian and other cancers.

Nate Morris Addresses Liberty University CEO Summit

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Friday, October 13, 2023

LYNCHBURG, Va., Oct. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty University today welcomed Nate Morris, Morris Industries Chairman and CEO, as a featured speaker at its CEO Summit 2023: Networking the Nations, where he discussed his success building a billion-dollar business. The annual event convenes prominent figures, top CEOs, and faith leaders from across the world.

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  • LYNCHBURG, Va., Oct. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty University today welcomed Nate Morris, Morris Industries Chairman and CEO, as a featured speaker at its CEO Summit 2023: Networking the Nations, where he discussed his success building a billion-dollar business.
  • This year's summit features keynote addresses from former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, U.S.
  • "I am honored to be at Liberty University with over 500 CEOs for this year's summit," Morris said of the three-day event.
  • Morris serves as the Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics in addition to various board positions.

Handsome Brook Farms and USDA Launch First of Its Kind Climate Smart Organic Egg Project

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

The Climate Smart Organic Egg Project not only enhances the quality of Handsome Brook Farms' products but also extends their commitment to supporting their partner farms.

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  • The Climate Smart Organic Egg Project not only enhances the quality of Handsome Brook Farms' products but also extends their commitment to supporting their partner farms.
  • Jordan Czeizler, CEO of Handsome Brook Farms, expressed his enthusiasm for the Climate Smart Organic Egg Project, saying, "Our Climate Smart Partnership grant will help Handsome Brook Farms continue improving the sustainability of our farms and empowers us to communicate climate-smart practices directly to consumers.
  • University of Kentucky, Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering will work with Climate Smart Organic Egg Project participants to enhance the efficiency of in farm infrastructure and agricultural engineering within Climate Smart Organic Egg Project.
  • As the Climate Smart Organic Egg Project unfolds, Handsome Brook Farms will share updates and progress through various channels, including their website .