Education

World Plumbing Council Invites Submissions for Annual Scholarships

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Friday, December 2, 2022

ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Plumbing Council is accepting applications for its three annual scholarships, two of which are awarded to plumbers to travel internationally to learn more about the industry, and the third of which goes to a trainer/instructor to attend the annual UA Instructor Training Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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  • ONTARIO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Plumbing Council is accepting applications for its three annual scholarships, two of which are awarded to plumbers to travel internationally to learn more about the industry, and the third of which goes to a trainer/instructor to attend the annual UA Instructor Training Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
  • The scholarships are available to individuals actively involved in their local plumbing industry, particularly in education and training.
  • They help create an educational exchange between plumbing industry participants from different countries; increase awareness of the contribution plumbing has made to global health, sustainability, and the environment; and provide a platform for networking and relationship building on a global level, helping strengthen the inter-connectedness of the global plumbing industry.
  • The Scholarship for Least Developed and Developing Countries is a one-time grant for an individual actively involved in their local plumbing industry, particularly in education and training, to travel to another country for the purpose of developing and contributing further plumbing industry knowledge.

CURE Media Group announces Vanessa Bayer as keynote speaker for the 2022 MPN Heroes® Recognition Program 

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Friday, December 2, 2022

CRANBURY, N.J., Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CURE Media Group, the industry-leading multimedia platform devoted to providing cancer updates and research to the more than one million patients, survivors, and caregivers, today announced Emmy-nominated actress, writer and comedian Vanessa Bayer as the keynote speaker of the 2022 MPN Heroes Recognition Program.

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  • CRANBURY, N.J., Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CURE Media Group, the industry-leading multimedia platform devoted to providing cancer updates and research to the more than one million patients, survivors, and caregivers, today announced Emmy-nominated actress, writer and comedian Vanessa Bayer as the keynote speaker of the 2022 MPN Heroes Recognition Program.
  • We are truly delighted that Vanessa Bayer will join us to deliver the keynote address at this years MPN Heroes recognition ceremony, said Mike Hennessy Jr., president and CEO of MJH Life Sciences, the parent company of CURE Media Group.
  • The recipients of the 2022 MPN Heroes Recognition Program, who have made a significant impact in the MPN blood cancer community, will be announced at the event.
  • Incyte Corporation partners with CURE Media Group to support the program, with CURE hosting the annual MPN Heroes recognition ceremony.

Skillsoft to Present at Barclays 2022 Global Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Conference

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Skillsoft Corp. (NYSE: SKIL) (Skillsoft or the Company), a leading platform for transformative learning experiences, today announced that Jeffrey R. Tarr, Chief Executive Officer, will present at this years Barclays Global Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Conference.

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  • Skillsoft Corp. (NYSE: SKIL) (Skillsoft or the Company), a leading platform for transformative learning experiences, today announced that Jeffrey R. Tarr, Chief Executive Officer, will present at this years Barclays Global Technology, Media, and Telecommunications Conference.
  • The presentation is scheduled for December 8, 2022, at approximately 4:55 p.m.
  • A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Skillsoft website at investor.skillsoft.com .
  • The Company partners with enterprise organizations and serves a global community of learners to prepare todays employees for tomorrows economy.

Horace Mann declares quarterly dividend

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) today announced that the Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share payable on Dec. 30, 2022, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 15, 2022.

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  • Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) today announced that the Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share payable on Dec. 30, 2022, to shareholders of record as of Dec. 15, 2022.
  • Horace Mann Educators Corporation is the largest financial services company focused on helping Americas educators and others who serve the community achieve lifelong financial success.
  • The company offers individual and group insurance and financial solutions tailored to the needs of the educator community.
  • Founded by Educators for Educators in 1945, the company is headquartered in Springfield, Illinois.

NASA Sets Coverage of Orion's Historic Moon Mission Return, Splashdown

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Friday, December 2, 2022

NASA will provide live coverage on NASA Television, the agency's website , and the NASA app .

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  • NASA will provide live coverage on NASA Television, the agency's website , and the NASA app .
  • Return lunar flyby coverage will begin at 9 a.m. EST Monday, Dec. 5.
  • Live coverage as Mission Control, Houston, monitors the spacecraft's entry, descent, and splashdown off the coast of San Diego will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 11.
  • https://sandiegoairandspace.org/ Following the lunar flyby Dec. 5, NASA will host a 5 p.m. news conference at Johnson.

Cleve Jones, Activist and Founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt, Honored with Lifetime of Commitment Award on World AIDS Day

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National AIDS Memorial marked World AIDS Day with a national observance at the 10-acre National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco, honoring AIDS activist and founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt Cleve Jones with its Lifetime of Commitment Award. 

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  • National AIDS Memorial marked the annual day of hope, healing, and remembrance with observances at the 10-acre Memorial Grove and displaying Quilt in nearly 100 communities throughout the U.S.
    SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National AIDS Memorial marked World AIDS Day with a national observance at the 10-acre National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco, honoring AIDS activist and founder of the AIDS Memorial Quilt Cleve Jones with its Lifetime of Commitment Award.
  • "When the AIDS crisis tightened its grip on San Francisco when pain and despair grew rampant you kept hope alive," Speaker Pelosi continued.
  • The National AIDS Memorial worked with local partners from across the country to display hundreds of Quilt sections featuring more than 3,500 individual panels in nearly 100 communities on World AIDS Day.
  • Portions of the National AIDS Memorial's World AIDS Day Observance can be viewed online at www.aidsmemorial.org/wad2022 .

Total Concentration, Save Your Files! Verbatim Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba USB Drives Make Their Debut

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Friday, December 2, 2022

Verbatim, a data storage product leader, presents its limited time officially licensed and collectible Verbatim Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba USB drives.

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  • Verbatim, a data storage product leader, presents its limited time officially licensed and collectible Verbatim Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba USB drives.
  • All 12 USB drives are perfect for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba fans as well as retailers in search of merchandise, just in time for the holiday season.
  • The official collectible packaging and drive design artwork make these drives the ultimate anime collaboration for collectors and everyday USB drive users alike.
  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a registered copyright of Koyoharu Gotoge / SHUEISHA, Aniplex, ufotable
    For more than 50 years, Verbatim has built a future that seamlessly integrates technology in ways that improve how people everywhere live, work and play.

Clean Water Volunteer Program Wine To Water Reopens After Years of Stifling Due to Pandemic

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Friday, December 2, 2022

More than two years ago, global clean water nonprofit, Wine To Water (W|W) was forced to put a growing volunteer program on pause due to the global pandemic.

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  • More than two years ago, global clean water nonprofit, Wine To Water (W|W) was forced to put a growing volunteer program on pause due to the global pandemic.
  • Today, they announced that the program is open again with an expanded reach, bringing water filtration and well construction, thereby reducing bottled water dependence or a complete lack of clean water.
  • They will also deliver a filter to a home and share in the experience of the family taking their first sip of clean water.
  • Wine To Water (W|W) is a global clean water organization committed to preserving life and dignity through the power of clean water.

Leading National Prostate Cancer Nonprofit Spearheads Influential HHS Moonshot Meeting

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Friday, December 2, 2022

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- OCCASION: ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer was invited to convene a White House discussion on prostate cancer as a part of the Biden administration's Cancer Moonshot Initiative. Launched in 2016, the Biden administration intends to reduce the national death rate from cancer by at least 50% over the next 25 years and improve the experience of people and their families living with and surviving cancer.

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  • WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- OCCASION: ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer was invited to convene a White House discussion on prostate cancer as a part of the Biden administration's Cancer Moonshot Initiative .
  • WHY: Over 3 million men are living with prostate cancer, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American men.
  • Black men are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer and over twice as likely to die from prostate cancer as White men.
  • ZERO The End of Prostate Cancer is the leading national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer and help all who are impacted.

LL Cool J and a Host of the Culture's Biggest Icons Set to be Honored at The 5th Annual Urban One Honors in ATL

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Friday, December 2, 2022

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Urban One is taping the 5th annual URBAN ONE HONORS in Atlanta, GA. The two-hour telecast will premiere on Monday, January 16, 2023, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, on TV One and Cleo TV, a division of Urban One and will be hosted by R&B singer and actor, Tank. The televised event heralds the accomplishments of individuals who have made extraordinary contributions in entertainment, media, music, education, and the community.

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  • 2x Grammy Award Winner LL Cool J, Award Winning Icon Bobby Brown, NAACP Image Award Winner David and Tamela Mann, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, 13x Grammy Award Winner Pharrell Williams Set To Be Honored At 5th Annual Urban One Honors In Atlanta.
  • Billboard Chart-Topper Tank Set To Host Annual Celebration.
  • Premieres Monday, January 16, 2023, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, at 8/7c On TV One & CLEO TV.
  • SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Urban One is taping the 5th annual URBAN ONE HONORS in Atlanta, GA.