VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW), the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter, today announced new educational services and certification programs designed to help IT professionals build world-class virtual environments. The programs are designed for varied positions, including systems administrators, design architects, operators and managers who are interested in enhancing their knowledge and [...]
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The Lagunitas School District will unveil a new solar facility this August, showing how sustainable energy in California schools can become a reality. Solar Power Partners, Inc. (SPP™) a Mill Valley, California-based renewable energy company, developed the solar facility that will be hosted at the Lagunitas School District and that will provide an estimated 65% [...]
Insight Systems Exchange (ISE), a division of Insight Investments Corp., today announced its “green” state-of-the-art, 44,000-square-foot Tech Center at 7012 Belgrave Ave. in Garden Grove, California, is now operational. To commemorate this landmark occasion, ISE will host an Open House tomorrow afternoon that is open to the public and will be attended by many local [...]
Countless families are drowning in credit card debt, losing their homes to foreclosure, struggling with skyrocketing gas and food prices and watching their retirement accounts decline in value. Many of yesterday’s children are suffering financially because they weren’t taught about money at a young age. They were told that obtaining a good job and working [...]
It is back-to-school time and many young people are saying goodbye to their families and heading off to college. Others, however, are making the journey alone: thousands of foster care teens who have “aged out” of the system. For many of these youth, education has been the one promising constant in their lives – and [...]
One Laptop per Child (OLPC), a non-profit organization focused on providing educational tools to help children in developing countries “learn learning,” is strengthening its presence in Asia with the appointments of Anthony S K Wong as President of OLPC China and Satish Jha as President of OLPC India.
“With 40 percent of the world’s children located [...]
H.I.G. Capital, L.L.C., a leading global private equity firm, announced today the successful sale of Stream Holdings Corporation (“Stream”) to Global BPO Services Corp. (now known as Stream Global Services, Inc.), a publicly traded company for $200 million in cash plus adjustments.
Stream is a leading global provider of technical support and other business process outsourcing [...]
Concord Law School of Kaplan University, a pioneer in online legal education, celebrated the graduation of 74 students on Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. This graduation, which included 50 graduates of the Juris Doctor program and 24 from the Executive Juris Doctor program, helped mark the school’s 10th [...]
Hundreds of online Kaplan University students from all across the United States, and from Canada, Guam and the Virgin Islands, gathered at the Chicago Symphony Theatre today to celebrate a milestone event—their college graduation. Juli Norell, the student speaker, commended her fellow graduates for overcoming obstacles to achieve their dreams.
In Norell’s case, the obstacle was [...]
Certiport Inducts Southwestern Michigan College Dean into Champions of Digital Literacy Hall of Fame
Certiport today inducted Brian Leonard, dean of academic development and assessment at Southwestern Michigan College (SMC), into the Champions of Digital Literacy Hall of Fame during a gala ceremony at the Certiport PATHWAYS™ HAWAII international conference. Leonard was one of six individuals from around the world honored for his outstanding contributions to ensure SMC’s 3,000 [...]