Stanford University

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University marks 50 years of desegregation

There were only nine steps for everybody else who entered Osborne that day, but they were a mountain for these African-American students, Pastides said. Monteith thanked all the people who supported her 50 years ago. So many people walked up those steps with me carried me up those steps, she said. While that first day went smoothly, the students did face struggles.
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University of Colorado Boulder Closed Due to Severe Flooding

“We are pleading with students and people on this campus to stay indoors,” Huff said at a press conference Thursday morning. “It is dangerous out there.” Severe flooding swamped several residence halls on the campus, and officials said it may be “several days” until fans could dry the interiors of some buildings. While final estimates of the damage will take days to finish, the university seems to be relatively unscathed compared to other parts of Colorado.
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Dsst Provides Faster Path To Higher Pay, Lower Unemployment

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Bureau of Labor Statistics (7.8 percent).Earning your degree has never been more paramount than in today’s economy. The nationally recognized DSST Program offers 38 exams in college subject areas (comparable to final end-of-course exams) that can help students earn college degrees faster and help workers win jobs sooner and with higher pay. Need some stats to back it up?Armed with an Associate’s degree, the rate of unemployment drops to 6.8 percent, a full percentage point below the national average.Unemployment declines even further, to 4.9 percent, when workers have Bachelor’s degrees (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 2012). Need more proof?The National Center for Education Statistics reports a $15,000 difference in U.S.
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DSST: One Veteran’s Story

The DSST program is nationally recognized in subjects such as Social Sciences, Math, Applied Technology, Business, Physical Sciences and Humanities. Prometric , through a network of more than 1,200 test centers in the U.S., delivered 39,000 exams to active duty military in 2012. The DSST program is designed to help active duty military and civilian students reach educational and career goals faster and at less cost. More than 1,900 institutions in the U.S. recognize DSST and award college credit toward a degree for students who successfully pass exams. Among all DSST candidates, military and civilian, students using DSST to earn college credit save an average of $670 on tuition.
Credit to source: http://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2013/03/15/531149/10025410/en/Active-Duty-Military-Stay-the-Course-through-DSST.html

Active Duty Military Stay the Course through DSST

It did, literally, save my life.” | Source: Prometric photo-release BALTIMORE, July 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scott Powers joined the military four days after graduating from Westbury High School, in Houston, Texas. He went on to serve 24 years in the U.S. Navy, as a cryptologist, serving in combat and supporting in-theater forces and Special Forces.
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Speedyprep Launches Clep Course For Brand New College Composition Clep

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The SpeedyPrep system will inform them when they have sufficiently mastered the material. However, since the new College Composition is only partially multiple choice, students should also spend significant time practicing essay writing. In the College Composition CLEP exam, students will be required to write two essays, one persuasive and one demonstrating sourcing competence. Despite the fact that the College Composition CLEP is new, students should not be too intimidated.
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Practice Quiz Website Adds CLEP Marketing Practice Test Questions

E-mail Address Send to a Friend Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 PracticeQuiz.com is asellinga a new generation of students on marketing, the business side of it, and the entrepreneurial opportunity, with one powerful incentive: a free practice test. The CLEP Principles of Marketing Exam Prep , a new addition to PracticeQuiz.com test prep offerings, is a test written to help students prepare for the CLEP Principles of Marketing exam, which will have 100 multiple choice questions and only 90 minutes for completion time. This clearly indicates that students are expected to study and familiarize themselves with the subject well in advance. Says company founder Ted Chan, aNot every student knows how to study, and more importantly, how to retain information. This is why PracticeQuiz.comas CLEP preparation test is a memory aid and a study tool that many marketing students will find useful.a The company is offering 25 review questions with two testing options: questions only (for research purposes) or questions and answers. Students desiring college equivalency credits will find it valuable to study in advance using practice questions that relate to marketing in society, firm marketing, targeted marketing and writing cover letters and sales letters.
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Sunday Mba: No Distraction In Eagles

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Nigeria need a draw to qualify at the expense of Malawi who have seven points and are trailing the Eagles by two points in Saturday’s game In a chat with Goal at the Transcorp Hotel base of the team, Mba said the players and coaches are all on one page with firm conviction to beat the Flames on Saturday. The Afcon winner stressed that no pressure would be felt by the Eagles despite the various antics adopted by the visitors ahead of the clash. “Malawi is a big game and we are ready for it. We are here to work hard and get qualification for the final round that will take us to next year’s World Cup in Brazil, Mba told Goal.
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Barnes & Noble To Open Store For Catholic University In Northeast D.c.

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Stony Brook University Athletics Selects Veritix® as Exclusive Ticketing Provider

Department of Education (DOE), totaling approximately $3.9 million. The grant from the DOE’s Hispanic-Serving Institutions Division, is the single largest Title V award received by the university. The Title V funding will be used to develop programs and services to better meet the needs of students pursuing high-demand science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) related programs and careers, and in particular, those students focused on academically challenging careers in computer science and computer information systems (CS/CIS). NSU is one of only four institutions in the nation to receive the Cooperative Development Grant and the only college or university in the state of Florida to receive this award for FY 2013.
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Nova Southeastern University Receives Its Largest Title V Grant Award From The U.S. Department of Education

Lavalle Stadium, Pritchard Gymnasium, the new Stony Brook Arena (coming Fall 2014), and other select athletic facilities. Flash Seats, the patented Veritix digital ticketing system, will be available as a digital entry method for fans and as a secondary marketplace for tickets. Stony Brook University, a member of the America East and CAA Football conferences, selected the Veritix system because it was looking for a ticketing and business platform to more effectively manage its ticketing operations. Set to move into the $21.1 million renovated Stony Brook Arena in 2014, the Athletics Department sought a dynamic ticketing and business platform that would cater to Seawolves students, fans and alumni. Veritix’s fan relationship solutions were the key factor in Stony Brook’s decision to partner with Veritix. “We believe the Veritix ticketing and business platform will provide our fans with a flexible and convenient ticketing experience,” said Stony Brook Director of Athletics Jim Fiore. “Their innovative revenue generating initiatives and fan relationship tools will assist our athletics department in tracking and managing information about our alumni and community members, two critically important components of our growing fan base.” For Veritix, Stony Brook University is another important collegiate partner in a growing list of colleges and universities using the Veritix system.
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Bsu To Offer Online Mba In Fall 2014

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On Friday, Bemidji State University announced it will start offering an online-only master’s in business administration course in fall 2014. Sanjeev Phukan, professor of business administration, will direct the MBA program. He began developing the curriculum in 2010.
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Soon afterwards the player became a subject of controversy over ownership between Wolves and Enugu Rangers. The dispute became messy which forced the Nigeria Football Federation to set up a committee to handle the matter. One of the implications of the Mba transfer to Europe means that Nigeria will no longer get his services when the African Nations Championships hold in South Africa in January. The competition which Nigeria qualified for the first time after eliminating Cote dIvoire is reserved specifically for players in their various countries domestic league.
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