Education

Juilliard Announces Creation Of Kovner Fellowship Program: A Scholarship Endowment Covering Full Cost Of Attendance For Selected Classical Music Students Beginning September 2014

-- $60 MILLION GIFT IS LARGEST ONE-TIME DONATION IN SCHOOL HISTORY -- Selected on Merit, New and Current Students to Receive Full Tuition and Living Expenses NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph W. Polisi, President of The Juilliard School, today announced the creation of the Kovne...

2013-10-17 11:56 1544

Frost & Sullivan Partners With IRDA, i2M and MDeC to Organise the Iskandar Malaysia Case Challenge 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan recently, with its strategic partners Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), i2M Ventures Sdn Bhd (i2M) and Malaysia Development Corporation (MDeC) organised the inaugural Frost & Sullivan I...

2013-10-16 22:05 660

New Study Reveals Most Important Skills for Students

- Research indicates Microsoft Office applications rank 3 of 20 top in demand skills for high-growth, high-pay careers. REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Top candidates for current and future jobs will be measured by capabilities and competencies, with 20 distinct skills bubbling up t...

2013-10-16 11:38 890

London Business School Signs Deal with China's Sovereign Wealth Fund

HONG KONG, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), has signed a landmark agreement with London Business School, to deliver world class education programmes to its employees. The Memorandum of Underst...

2013-10-16 09:00 1541

Xiamen, China Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Jimei School Village with Opening of Malaysia Tan KahKee Memorial Museum in Kuala Lumpur

Exhibition of Foreign Cultural Relics and Photo Exhibition simultaneously held at Beijing's Capital Museum XIAMEN, China, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of the great contributions made by and the heartfelt patriotism for his home country felt by famous Southeast Asia overseas Chines...

2013-10-15 09:00 2234

Sino-Norwegian MBA Program BI-Fudan Appoints Jan Ketil Arnulf as Associate Dean

(Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/10/11/20131011110338492798.jpg ) SHANGHAI, Oct. 15, 2013 / PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned leadership expert Jan Ketil Arnulf has been appointed associate dean of BI-Fudan - the business school founded by leading Norwegian business school BI, and Shanghai's Fu...

2013-10-18 14:41 1233

Mayor of London Launches First Official Chinese Language Website Promoting London

-- BEIJING LAUNCH FOR WWW.LONDON.CN TARGETS STUDENTS AND TOURISTS ON DAY ONE OF MAYOR'S SIX DAY TRADE MISSION -- SITE AVAILABLE TO 600 MILLION CHINESE SPEAKING USERS -- MAYOR ALSO OPENS POP-UP INNOVATION SHOWCASE BY LONDON'S UNIVERSITIES BEIJING, Oct. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mayor of L...

2013-10-13 10:00 1224

Dr. Nicolette DeVille Christensen Named President of Arcadia University

GLENSIDE, Pa., Oct. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 11, 2013, the Board of Trustees at Arcadia University announced the election of Dr. Nicolette DeVille Christensen as the twenty-first President in the University's 160-year history. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131011/DC96503)...

2013-10-14 13:31 1044

Shiv Nadar Awarded 2013 BNP Paribas Grand Prix for Individual Philanthropy

Recognized for his philanthropic endeavors in education in India through the Shiv Nadar Foundation PARIS and NEW DELHI, October 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BNP Paribas Wealth Management, a leading global private bank, awarded the 2013 BNP Paribas Grand Prix for Individual Philanthropy to Shiv Nadar, F...

2013-10-14 13:18 1301

The CEMS Global Alliance: 25 Years Old and Still Growing

PARIS, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --A pioneering global business education programme offered in partnership by 28 leading business schools across four continents, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the addition of a new academic member and the graduation of approximately 900 students. To vi...

2013-10-11 22:54 634

TAL Education Group to Announce Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results on October 22, 2013

BEIJING, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TAL Education Group ("TAL" or the "Company") (NYSE: XRS), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced that it will release its unaudited financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended August 31, 2013, bef...

2013-10-10 16:00 574

Highlights For Children, Inc. Launches International Editions of Highlights and Highlights High Five Magazines

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, family media brand Highlights launched the international edition of its flagship magazines Highlights and Highlights High Five at the Frankfurt Book Fair, the largest book and media fair in the world. (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/10/09...

2013-10-09 20:00 1703

LearningMate Solutions Celebrates 10 Years Impacting Education at Frankfurt Book Fair

FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 9, 2013/PRNewswire/ -- LearningMate Solutions, the world's leading supplier of content and technology solutions for the education market, celebrated its 10-year anniversary this morning at Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/2...

2013-10-09 17:10 551

Susan Jacques Named GIA President and CEO

CARLSBAD, California, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Governors of GIA (Gemological Institute of America) today announced the appointment of Susan M. Jacques as president and CEO. Jacques, currently president and CEO of Borsheims Fine Jewelry and Gifts in Omaha, Nebraska, and chair of the ...

2013-10-10 17:33 1511

Chinese Business Lawyers Association Announces New Directors

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese Business Lawyers Association ("CBLA"), the leading social and professional organization focused on Chinese legal issues, today announces the election of five board members. Returning board members Mr. Steve Chen, Ms. Esther Chiang, Mr. Simon Mui, an...

2013-10-07 21:00 668

EdX to Work with French Ministry of Higher Education to Create National Online Learning Portal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The French Ministry of Higher Education has announced( http://www.enseignementsup-recherche.gouv.fr/cid74183/france-universite-numerique-construire-l-universite-de-demain.html ) the launch of France's national massive open online course (MOOC) and blend...

2013-10-04 02:11 762

London Best City To Study In World

LONDON, October 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- London is one of the best places in the world to study with four universities at the top of a prestigious global ranking of higher education institutions. The United Kingdom capital has four top 40 universities - more than any other city in the world and up f...

2013-10-03 08:00 1175

Cornell NYC Tech Launches Connective Media Degree at its Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute

- Program Will Train Technologists and Entrepreneurs to Drive Digital Transformation of the Media Industry - Leading media companies to collaborate in the program, including Hearst, Medium, Facebook, Betaworks, Tumblr, WordPress, The New York Times NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cornell NY...

2013-10-02 06:18 858

World Marketing Summit Malaysia 2013 Concludes With Businesses Agreeing On Driving Sustainable Profits Through Community Partnerships

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Marketing Summit Malaysia 2013 (WMSM 2013) concluded today with an engaging and insightful discourse, resulting in delegates exploring case studies, shared experiences and future direction on how social purpose can be injected into busin...

2013-10-01 16:54 934

Xiamen, China to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Jimei School Village Funded by Tan Kah-Kee

XIAMEN, China, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of Jimei School Village, an educational complex in Xiamen, Fujian province, construction of which was funded by Tan Kah-Kee, a Chinese entrepreneur and philanthropist based in Southeast Asia. Xiamen will host a series of ...

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