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AURAK Signs an Agreement With The University of Texas at Arlington

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 10:40am

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) have signed an agreement to set up a collaborative education program to maximize opportunities for students.

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  • The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) have signed an agreement to set up a collaborative education program to maximize opportunities for students.
  • President of AURAK, Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, signed the three-year agreement along with the Dr. Teik C. Lim, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas at Arlington.
  • AURAK is very pleased to be able to sign this agreement which will help our students in tangible ways.
  • It is the second-largest university in the University of Texas System and offers more than 180 baccalaureate, masters', and doctoral degree programs.

Oratory Competition Honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as Students Share a Vision for America in 2020

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 3:25am

The students channeled the late civil rights leaders passion and charisma in original speeches about what they think Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.s vision would be for America in 2020.

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  • The students channeled the late civil rights leaders passion and charisma in original speeches about what they think Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.s vision would be for America in 2020.
  • (Photo Credit: Rex Curry)
    The oratory competition is held in conjunction with Martin Luther King Jr. Day to encourage people to remember and pay tribute to the late civil rights leaders legacy.
  • Foley established the event to encourage students to learn more about Dr. King and to help cultivate the writing and speaking skills of elementary school students.
  • The events success led to the establishment of the Houston competition in 1997 and the Chicago competition this year.

Celanese Announces Acetyl Intermediates Price Increases

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:00pm

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications.

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  • Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications.
  • Our businesses use the full breadth of Celanese's global chemistry, technology and commercial expertise to create value for our customers, employees, shareholders and the corporation.
  • Based in Dallas, Celanese employs approximately 7,700 employees worldwide and had 2018 net sales of $7.2 billion.
  • For more information about Celanese Corporation and its product offerings, visit www.celanese.com or our blog at www.celaneseblog.com .

Lennar Announces January 17 Grand Opening of Manzana Pointe

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:21pm

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Lennar, the nation's leading homebuilder, today announced plans to debutManzana Pointe, on Friday, January 17.

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  • SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Lennar, the nation's leading homebuilder, today announced plans to debutManzana Pointe, on Friday, January 17.
  • At Manzana Pointe, home shoppers have seven different floorplans to choose from.
  • Manzana Pointe is located Northeast San Antonio in Converse, a fast-growing part of the city.
  • Lennar builds affordable, move-up and active adult homes primarily under the Lennar brand name.

Leading Provider of Applied Behavior Analysis for Autism Announces New Location in Houston, Texas

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:00pm

HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Therapy and Beyond, a leading provider of autism treatment for individuals, will expand its applied behavior analysis and autism therapy programs to a new location in Sugar Land, TX.

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  • HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Therapy and Beyond, a leading provider of autism treatment for individuals, will expand its applied behavior analysis and autism therapy programs to a new location in Sugar Land, TX.
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA therapy) is the most prescribed treatment for children with autism.
  • Applied behavior analysis is the science in which procedures derived from the principles of behavior are systematically applied to improve socially significant behavior to a meaningful degree.
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) focuses on expanding functional communication skills, executive functioning skills, and advancing each individual's independence.

SBI Announces Strategic Investment by CIP Capital

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:16pm

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Sales Benchmark Index (SBI), a leading management consulting firm exclusively focused on revenue growth, announced the completion of a strategic investment by CIP Capital.

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  • DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Sales Benchmark Index (SBI), a leading management consulting firm exclusively focused on revenue growth, announced the completion of a strategic investment by CIP Capital.
  • As part of the transaction, the SBI management team will continue to lead the firm during its next phase of growth and retain a significant ownership stake alongside CIP Capital.
  • "Our partnership with CIP Capital allows SBI to continue investing in new solutions and capabilities for our clients.
  • CIP targets investments in sectors, including tech-enabled business services, data-driven marketing services, human capital management, and knowledge services.

EK and AMD Join Forces to Embody the Spirit of High-Performance Computing with Fluid Gaming

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:05pm

EK Fluid Gaming PCs powered by AMD technology will offer gaming enthusiasts the ability to own a legendary custom PC.

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  • EK Fluid Gaming PCs powered by AMD technology will offer gaming enthusiasts the ability to own a legendary custom PC.
  • "I am proud to combine the proven performance of EK with these expertly designed machines that represent EK Fluid Gaming."
  • Fluid Gaming PCs provide truly silent operation event after hours of intense gaming, delivering a smooth and continuous gaming experience with no throttling whatsoever.
  • "Fluid Gaming PCs powered by AMD technology will dominate the market, and liquid cooled PCs will never be the same."

BBVA USA December Recap: Austin tower, search capabilities and holiday cheer

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:00pm

The search engine product now available is integrated into BBVA USA's website to help customers get the answers needed for their financial journey.

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  • The search engine product now available is integrated into BBVA USA's website to help customers get the answers needed for their financial journey.
  • Also, in December, the BBVA Foundation wrapped up the seventh year of its signature holiday initiative, Project Blue Elf.
  • "BBVA's mission of creating opportunities and its commitment to the places it calls home is epitomized in this project," said BBVA USA Austin CEO Jon Rebello.
  • A Q&A with BBVA USA's new Austin CEO, Jon Rebello
    In November 2019, BBVA USA appointed Jon Rebello as its new Austin CEO, taking over a booming market in both the digital and economic landscape.

RumbleOn, Inc. Announces Exercise and Closing of Over-Allotment Option in Public Offering

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 9:15pm

The Company received approximately $1.4 million in additional net proceeds from the sale of these shares, after deducting the underwriting discount.

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  • The Company received approximately $1.4 million in additional net proceeds from the sale of these shares, after deducting the underwriting discount.
  • National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings Corporation (NasdaqCM:NHLD), acted as lead book-running manager for the offering.
  • Maxim Group LLC acted as co-manager for the offering.
  • Akerman LLP served as legal counsel to RumbleOn and McGuireWoods LLP served as legal counsel to the underwriters.

Permianville Royalty Trust Announces Monthly Cash Distribution

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 9:15pm

Recorded natural gas cash receipts from the Underlying Properties totaled $0.5 million for the current month on realized wellhead prices of $1.85/mcf.

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  • Recorded natural gas cash receipts from the Underlying Properties totaled $0.5 million for the current month on realized wellhead prices of $1.85/mcf.
  • Gas cash receipts represented a $0.1 million increase from the prior month, due to higher recorded volumes and slightly higher realized prices.
  • These forward-looking statements include the amount and date of any anticipated distribution to unitholders and expected expenses, including capital expenditures.
  • The anticipated distribution is based, in large part, on the amount of cash received or expected to be received by the Trust from COERT Holdings 1 LLC (the Sponsor) with respect to the relevant period.