HOUSTON (AP) — The oil industry is mired in its latest bust, with thousands of jobs evaporating like flares flaming out over natural gas wells. But in Texas, education officials are preparing more young people for the oil patch, showing the state’s unshakeable commitment to the energy sector despite the employment uncertainties.
McLeod said the sending of a detective was at once intimidating and absurd, while public safety director David Visin said it was appropriate, noting administrators had received a phony email inviting them to the news conference from someone posing as a university consultant.
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Gwinnett Techni-cal College is joining the film industry. Starting in February, the school will offer pilot classes for the first semester of the Georgia Film Academy. Gwinnett Tech joins Clayton State and Colum-bus State universities, which will offer classes in January.
The tears fall more often than before. There are the factions who are divided over the need for grief counselors and armed security on campus. Some people think she communicates too much following the tragedy on Oct. 1. Others think she’s not communicating enough.
The unusual move follows an investigation into a “suspicious pattern in test results” at Inver Hills’ Center for Professional and Workforce Development, and its satellite location at Blue Sky Online in West St. Paul, the Star Tribune (http://strib.mn/1IneGCz ) reported.
Flatter said the cost to enter is $25, which covers participation and a skateboard deck to serve as a blank canvas. Applications are available in mid-July, she said, and are due Sept. 30. That’s when the artists find out if their concept has been accepted.
The move comes after the General Assembly earlier this year didn’t allocate any money for any major building projects at Ivy Tech campuses, the only Indiana public college that didn’t receive money for any major building projects in the two-year state budget.
Students Get Opportunity To Judge Work of Their Instructors
“I love seeing the work of our faculty,” Hood said. “I would like to see us use this building for more occasions and support everything that happens over here with our theater, our music, our visual art. So many wonderful artistic pursuits that happen in this building.
The ACLU claimed the school’s widespread drug testing violated students’ Fourth Amendment rights
The St. Louis-based 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued its 2-1 ruling earlier this month. At issue was a lawsuit that the American Civil Liberties Union filed after the State Technical College of Missouri in Linn began drug testing all first year students and some returning students in 2011.
Based in Boston, she met pilots who had gone through the aviation program at North Shore. While still working as a flight attendant, she studied in the college’s aviation program and trained at the Beverly Flight Center at Beverly Airport, where she also washed and waxed the planes.
Pueblo County voters approved the pot tax by a 20-point margin on Election Day. The 5 percent excise tax on marijuana growers is expected to raise about $3.5 million a year by 2020, with the money available for any high school senior in the county who attends one of two public colleges in the county.
Batsch is a recently retired deputy with experience as a school resource officer, patrolman and detective. Umpqua’s $30,000 contract with Douglas County will pay for him to be on campus seven hours a day, five days a week through June 30, The Oregonian.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colombian-born Nathaly Ordonez had practically given up on the idea of attending college after learning her family’s visas had expired, leaving her saddled with immigration woes as soon as she graduated from her New Jersey high school.
"This was a difficult decision, but education has always been my passion," Garcia said in a statement. Before he was elected lieutenant governor in 201 0 with Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, he was president of Colorado State University-Pueblo.
Between his work in industrial equipment, his coaching and training as a mixed martial arts fighter and raising a 4-year-old and a 2- year-old with his wife of nearly five years, scheduling his coursework and then finding time to do the homework was a struggle.
The funds would cover about half of what the enrollment increase would cost because the university estimates it spends about $10,000 a year not covered by tuition educating every Californian enrolled, UC spokeswoman Dianne Klein said..
Ozarks Technical College, Drury University and Evangel University and have implemented the Green Dot initiative, a prevention model that trains bystanders how to step in, speak up and interrupt potential acts of violence. Each of those campuses has facilitators who train staff members and student leaders, The Springfield News-Leader.
As Kentucky emerges from the effects of the national recession, employers across the state trying to take advantage of the new economic growth confront a shortage of qualified workers. The problem is maddening for state officials, who desperately want to replace the jobs lost in Kentucky’s coal industry, devastating the eastern part of the state.