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Fiscal Year 2011 3-Year Official Cohort Default Rates (Cdr)

On Sept. 22, 2014, the Department of Education (DOE) electronically distributed the FY 2011 3-Year official cohort default rate (CDR) and accompanying documentation, via the Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG), to all eligible schools.

GTSquared Expands Range of Courses Available to Include Foreign Languages

IT has a language all of its own, and much of this language is international, especially when programming. Succeeding in IT increasingly requires language skills however, as servers can be based and maintained overseas and an increasing number of businesses go multinational. As such, IT specialists are now searching not only for training in their field but for language training too. GTSquared has attempted to accommodate this need with information on new language courses.

Koenig Now Offers Training on SQL Server 2008 High Availability

Koenig Solutions, World’s #1 offshore IT Training and Certification company, now offers SQL Server 2008 High Availability course.

Topperlearning.com Offers CBSE Sample Papers 2011 and CBSE Model Papers to Help Students

Topperlearning.com, a renowned education portal for Indian students, recently announced that aspirants can now download CBSE Sample Papers 2011 and CBSE Model Papers from their website. The expert professionals operating this portal understand the requirements of students and that is why they are offering these exam resources to help them score better marks.

Harrison College Veterinary Assisting Program Receives Accreditation Through NAVTA

Dr. Myra Jones, national dean of the Harrison College School of Veterinary Technology, has announced that the Veterinary Assisting program has received accreditation through the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). The mission of NAVTA is to represent and promote the profession of veterinary technology.

New Hampshire Consumer Protection Page Now Available at CashAdvance.com

LogoConsumers looking for legitimate payday loan companies should first start by educating themselves about the cash advance industry. CashAdvance.com allows consumers to do this with its newly launched consumer protection page. The new page features a wealth of information pertaining to the payday loan industry and the laws and regulations governing them in the state of New Hampshire.

Fill the Eton Bag for a Good Cause

While it’s always a good time to give back to the community, the year end is a great occasion to make that extra effort to reach out to those who need our help. This is the message communicated by Eton Institute, the UAE’s largest language training institute, as it launches the “Fill the Eton Bag” campaign to collect much needed items for the wish list of underprivileged individuals. The institute will be distributing bags for the public to fill with books, toys, sports shoes and personal and childcare items which will be donated to the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC), Dubai Centre for Special Needs (DCSN) and Adopt a Laborer.

Bryant & Stratton College Online Adds Specializations to Bachelor of Business Administration Program

Bryant & Stratton College Online today announced the addition of four new specializations to its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in General Management degree program. The specializations include eCommerce, Human Resources, Marketing and Project Management. Each BBA specialization will provide students the opportunity to not only benefit from a solid business foundation with related courses in management, finance, technology, marketing and business law and gain critical business thinking skills through operations management and strategic planning courses, but also learn skills and concepts related to specific career paths in business. Bryant & Stratton College Online offers five online bachelor’s degree programs, including the BBA in General Management and a BBA in Accounting.

‘ScholarshipsnGrants.com’ Offers Free Tips to Women on How to Get Much-Needed Money for College

As any woman who is in college knows all too well, earning a degree is not an inexpensive experience. From tuition and books to room and board and more, attending college can cost thousands upon thousands of dollars, and in many cases can leave new graduates swimming in debt.

William Peace University Names Michael John Director of Public Safety

William Peace University, a private four-year university located in downtown Raleigh, has announced that Michael John has been promoted to director of public safety, where he will be responsible for monitoring the overall safety of William Peace University and its campus. In his position, John will develop crime prevention and awareness programs, oversee the campus identification and access programs, investigate incidents, work with Residential Life and residential assistants to resolve students grievances, problems, or complaints, ensure staff is trained and equipped to handle its duties, perform regular physical inspections of buildings and grounds to identify hazards and recommend preventative measures, and work with local, state and federal emergency agencies in the event of disasters that may require implementation of the university’s disaster plan. A security officer with William Peace University since 2008, John previously served for 31 years at the Rockefeller University in New York City as a night shift guard, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, operations manager and assistant director of security.

Infographic Shows the Truth About Standardized Testing, from Racism and Classism to Instructor Cheating

BestMastersInEducation.com has launched a new infographic to expose the troublesome issues with standardized testing in modern education. “Teaching to the Test,” beginning with a startling quote from a district superintendent, takes a comprehensive look at where and why performance is suffering. However, it also delves into the debate of whether accomplishment on the tests should be of prime importance to students, educators, institutions and the nation.

Consumer Protection Information for Nevada Now Available at CashAdvance.com

LogoConsumers who are educated about the common dangers in the payday loan industry can avoid being taken advantage of by unscrupulous lenders. The new consumer protection page launched by CashAdvance.com helps to eliminate that problem. Individuals in the state of Nevada now have access to free information online regarding laws and regulations for Nevada cash advances.

CertExams.com Releases CCNP Route 642-902 Exam Simulator

CertExams.com, a leading practice tests provider, revised CCNP Route exam simulator. The examsims provide a simulated exam environment for candidates, enabling them to take the exam with confidence. 250+ questions are available, and all questions carry detailed explanations. Question types include multiple choice questions, drag-n-drop, Simlets, and others as normally encountered in the real exam

‘Online MBA Guides’ Offers Help, Advice for Those Interested in Pursuing the Advanced Degree

In order to get as far ahead in business as possible, many experts recommend that people earn a Masters of Business Administration, or MBA. The main courses that students in an MBA program are required to take are meant to help introduce them to business-related areas and topics including operations management, accounting, and marketing—all of which can help advance their careers.

More Professionals Visiting Executivembaguides.org for Online Executive MBA Program Info

The Executive MBA Resource Guides Website is seeing increasing numbers of visitors looking for online Executive MBA schools and program information. The Website provides curriculum, admissions and tuition information on the top online Executive MBA Programs and schools across the country for those starting or seeking to advance their careers.

Nebraska Consumer Protection Page Launched by CashAdvance.com

LogoIn the financial-services industry, shady operators have been known to take advantage of desperate people, and the same can happen when seeking a payday loan. Without the right knowledge, consumers are vulnerable to being conned by non-legitimate entities offering cash advance services, only to misuse customers' personal financial information for their own gain. The newly launched consumer protection page on CashAdvance.com helps Nebraska consumers educate themselves about the laws and regulations governing payday loans in their state, so they can get access to a legitimate payday loan.

Obtaining a Master’s Degree in Education May Shield Educators from Being Laid Off

When asked what they want to be when they grow up, children usually respond with answers such as “ballerina,” “baseball player,” “firefighter,” and “singer.”Although these careers are not completely unattainable, many kids will alter their aspirations as they begin to get older.

The Chef’s Academy Appoints Eric Gephart As Lead Instructor

The Chef’s Academy, the Culinary Division of Harrison College, a 108-year-old, nationally accredited institution that offers more than 30 degree programs in five schools of study, has announced that Eric Gephart has been named a lead instructor for the school’s Morrisville, N.C. campus. Trained as a chef under Eric Ripert at Le Bernadin and at Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Spice Market in New York City, Gephart comes to The Chef’s Academy after having served as top cook for Mixto, a Latin American-themed restaurant in Wilmington, N.C. He previously cooked for Buoy 32, a seafood restaurant in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., that closed in 2010, and won the Taste of Wilmington Food and Wine Festival’s Top Chef contest that year. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., Gephart worked at seafood fine dining establishments in Auckland, New Zealand and Naples, Fla., before coming to the Wilmington area. A native of Hillsborough, N.C., with an English degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he has a wife, Jenny, and a newborn child.

phati'tude Literary Magazine's Submission Deadline for Its Latino/Hispanic Issue Coming Soon!

phati’tude Literary Magazine is pleased to announce its open submission call for its upcoming Winter issue, ¿WHAT’S IN A NOMBRE? Writing Latin@ Identity in America, to be published February 2012. The issue will be guest edited by poet, editor, playwright, activist and educator, Nancy Mercado. The submission deadline is January 6, 2012. Writers and artists are encouraged to review submission guidelines and send in their work.

Abalos & Associates Senior Associate to Teach Scottsdale Community College Accounting Course

Sandy Abalos, managing partner of Abalos & Associates, PLLC, has announced that tax supervisor Dorothy C. (Connie) Behrens has been selected to lead a spring 2012 accounting course at Scottsdale Community College. The course will focus on payroll, sales and use tax. At Abalos & Associates, Behrens handles tax compliance and research for business and individuals. A federal, state and local tax accountant, she is licensed in Arizona as a Certified Public Accountant and is also licensed as an Enrolled Agent with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

CashAdvance.com Offers a Detailed Info About Missouri Laws for Payday Loans

LogoAs a way to help prevent consumers from getting scammed, CashAdvance.com has launched a new page dedicated to Missouri laws governing payday loans and consumer protections. Anyone looking for a cash advance can learn about the industry, process and regulations for the state of Missouri by going to the consumer resource section of CashAdvance.com.

Quantum Units Continuing Education Announces New CEU Course Offerings

LogoQuantum Units Education has been providing CEUs (continuing education) for Nurses, Therapists, Social Workers, Counselors and other licensed professionals since 2005. Over the years, the name Quantum Units Education has become synonymous with quality, affordable continuing education. The company gives prompt attention to customer concerns and adds new courses monthly.

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Intended to inspire students of all ages to fulfill their educational goals, Who Says You Can’t Go To College? is the #1 tool to guide parents, professionals, struggling high-school students and adult learners through the entire collegiate experience—from applications to graduation. Written by education-extraordinaire Tanya Knight—a woman nationally-recognized as “America’s Education Coach”—this 160-page book, available in print or as an e-book, is guaranteed to get you into the school of your dreams.

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Knowledgebase for Payday Loan Laws for Mississippi Launched by CashAdvance.com

LogoCashAdvance.com has launched a new web page for consumers. This consumer protection page will feature information about payday loan laws and regulations for the state of Mississippi. Individuals living in Mississippi now have a one-stop location for finding out information on the cash advance industry.

My Colleges and Careers Website Helps Working Adults Find Online College Info for Career Advancement

Thousands of working adults are choosing the My Colleges and Careers Website to help them explore online colleges for career advancement. The Website connects individuals with the best schools and thousands of degree programs available in a variety of industries to earn their college degree and advance their careers.

Koenig Now Offers Training on Extending Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011

Koenig Solutions, World’s #1 offshore IT Training and Certification company, now offers MCTS: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Installation and Configuration course.