Kent State receives $1 million grant for distance-learning translation program

Kent State receives $1 million grant for distance-learning translation program

Kent State University has received a $1 million grant to develop a distance-learning translation studies program. (Karen Farkas, cleveland.com) KENT, Ohio – Kent State University has received a $1 million grant to develop a state-of-the-art distance learning translation studies program. The Institute for Applied Linguistics received the grant from from the Gawlicki Family Foundation of Hartford, Connecticut. The institute was founded at Kent State in 1988 and serves more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students. It is the only program that offers training from the bachelor’s level to doctorate, and it…

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Punjab’s pvt colleges refuse to enrol SC students on scholarship as state fails to pay

Punjab’s pvt colleges refuse to enrol SC students on scholarship as state fails to pay

Unaided private colleges in Punjab have decided not to enrol Scheduled Caste (SC) students under the centrally-sponsored post-matric scholarship scheme from the coming session. Reason: The state government has failed to release its share of Rs 1,250 crore for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic sessions. The decision will affect over three lakh SC students admitted to around 1,000 private colleges across the state. Under the scheme, which was launched in 2007, SC students studying in post-matric classes are awarded scholarship ranging from Rs 230 to Rs 1,200 per month. The…

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Classes resume after threats at Washington state college

Classes resume after threats at Washington state college

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Classes are resuming at a small college in Washington state after protests on the progressive campus attracted national attention – and threats. The Evergreen State College in Olympia announced on its website that it reopened its campus as of 3 p.m. Monday. Administrators didn’t immediately provide further explanation. The college had been closed for the third consecutive weekday Monday. Officials said police were reviewing new “external threat information” received over the weekend. FILE – In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 file photo, hundreds of students at…

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TSPSC Telangana State Public Service Commission Group II results announced, check yours here

TSPSC Telangana State Public Service Commission Group II results announced, check yours here

The Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) announced the results of its Group II services today for various posts. The candidates were selected on the basis of a written examination held on November 11 and 13, 2016 for various posts under the Group-11 services. A list of candidates with register numbers provisionally admitted for verification of certificates was released by TSPSC. After the original certificates are verified the provisional list of eligible candidates for interview (oral test) will be announced. Here’s the list of candidates: Documents required Candidates admitted for…

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MPSC State ServicePrelims 2017: Answer keys released, check them here

MPSC State ServicePrelims 2017: Answer keys released, check them here

The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has released the answer keys of the State Service preliminary exam 2017. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) has released the answer keys of the State Service preliminary exam 2017 on its official website. The preliminary examination was conducted on April 2, 2017. Candidates can raise objections to the answer keys in written by mentioning name of the exam, paper set and question number. The examinees can write their queries / objections in detail for both the exams — Paper 1 and Paper 2…

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Trump state visit: Downing Street rejects cancellation calls

Trump state visit: Downing Street rejects cancellation calls

Downing Street has rejected calls to cancel President Donald Trump’s proposed state visit to the UK after a US clampdown on immigration. A source said a rejection would be a “populist gesture”, adding that the invitation had been accepted and scrapping it would “undo everything”. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said PM Theresa May would be failing the people if she failed to postpone the visit. A petition to stop it has gathered more than 900,000 signatures since Saturday. Only 100,000 signatures are needed for Parliament to consider debating a petition….

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577 Remarkable High School Students Awarded 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships

577 Remarkable High School Students Awarded 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, today announced 577 students from across the nation will receive its prestigious 2017 Horatio Alger State Scholarships. These young men and women are recognized for their admirable commitment to continuing their education and serving their communities, despite facing significant adversity. Since 1984, Horatio Alger Association has administered one of the nation’s largest privately funded, need-based scholarship programs,…

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Three state board schools following Central board of secondary education syllabus?

Three state board schools following Central board of secondary education syllabus?

AHMEDABAD: Atleast three schools affiliated to the Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board have been put under scanner of the District Education Officer for following the syllabus of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The GSHSEB had directed the concerned DEO to examine the syllabus of each school and check if the academic sessions were being held according to the CBSE syllabus. Following this directive, the Ahmedabad DEO began investigation and checked the syllabus of schools in Ahmedabad city and rural areas. The DEO formed different teams which…

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State, some parents ask court to stop lawsuit challenging Tax Credit Scholarship program

State, some parents ask court to stop lawsuit challenging Tax Credit Scholarship program

TALLAHASSEE — Attorneys for the state and a group of parents asked the Florida Supreme Court this week to reject a lawsuit challenging a program that helps pay for tens of thousands of children to attend private schools. The filings came amid ratcheted-up debate about the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. On Tuesday, House Speaker Richard Corcoran, R-Land O’ Lakes, described the lawsuit, spearheaded by the Florida Education Association teachers union, as “evil.” The union and other plaintiffs went to the Supreme Court after a Leon County circuit judge and…

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HC dismisses state government’s appeal against stay over recruitment procedure for 200 posts for UFDC

HC dismisses state government’s appeal against stay over recruitment procedure for 200 posts for UFDC

DEHRADUN: The Uttarakhand High court has dismissed the special appeal of the state government against the stay of single bench over recruitment procedure for 200 posts for Uttarakhand Forest Development Corporation. Chief justice KM Joseph and VK Bisht considered the special appeal as premature. The judges directed the state government to appeal before the single bench in this case. Owing to this, the corporation has to cancel the examination to be held for the selection of the candidates on Monday. The petitioner Ripu Daman Singh and two other candidates moved…

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