Unitek College Celebrates Nursing Accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing (CCNE)


Fremont, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2014

Unitek College has announced that the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has recognized and accredited its RN to BSN program. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency that is officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education that contributes to the improvement of the publics health. The CCNE accreditation is an important evaluation which validates Unitek Colleges quality of education to the alumni adding credibility and respect.

Janis Paulson, Unitek Colleges CEO released this statement, “We are honored and proud to be granted accreditation through the CCNE and look forward to growing our incredible RN to BSN online program, while delivering the highest quality education possible. We thank the CCNE, our wonderful students, and the Unitek College staff for working tirelessly to make this goal a reality.”

Christy Torkildson, Chief Academic Officer for Unitek College stated, “We are honored by the Board of Commissioners decision. It is extremely gratifying that the hard work of our faculty, staff and students to provide a quality program have been acknowledged. It takes hard work and a dedicated team to accomplish this goal. I would also like to acknowledge the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for their mentorship and availability to guide us throughout this process. We look forward to a long partnership!”

About Unitek College

Unitek College is proud to include the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation to its current Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) accreditation. Unitek College offers three convenient physical locations in Northern California as well as an RN to BSN Online Program. Unitek College serves its local Northern California communities with a Main Campus in Fremont, a Branch Campus in Sacramento, and a Satellite Campus in San Jose. Unitek College offers programs in Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technician, Vocational Nursing, Registered Nurse Bridge LVN to RN, 2 Stage Associate Degree Nursing ADN, and an online Bachelors of Science in Nursing RN to BSN program. To learn more about Unitek College, and the programs offered at each of its campuses, visit http://www.unitekcollege.edu or call 888-775-1514.

About CCNE Accreditation

The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public’s health. CCNE serves higher education institutions and acute care hospitals throughout the United States. The Commission ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) is an autonomous accrediting agency, contributing to the improvement of the public’s health. The Commission ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate, graduate, and residency programs in nursing. The Commission serves the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices. As a voluntary, self-regulatory process, CCNE accreditation supports and encourages continuing self-assessment by nursing programs and supports continuing growth and improvement of collegiate professional education and post-baccalaureate nurse residency programs.







CSU-Global Gives the Gift of Education


Greenwood Village, Colo (PRWEB) December 16, 2014

Colorado State University-Global Campus is committed to providing working adults with quality, affordable, and accessible educational opportunities. This winter, it is providing one new student with the chance to earn that degree entirely tuition-free through its Gift of Education Scholarship.

Education is transformative, said Colorado State University-Global Campus President, Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker. We see students and alumni every day who have made a better life for themselves and their families through the knowledge and skills they gained earning their degree at CSU-Global. This scholarship is a way for us to help another student who didn’t think reaching their goal was possible.

To be eligible, new students must be fully admitted to the university and submit their scholarship application by December 25th, 2014. The recipient must then start in classes on January 5th, 2015. In the spirit of giving, CSU-Global is also waiving its application fee for all who apply online using the code GIFT for the rest of 2014.

The beginning of a new year is the time when many contemplate their new goals and aspirations, continued Takeda-Tinker. We are hopeful that the prospect of achieving the goal of a degree through a scholarship will motivate students to take those first steps.

More information on the Gift of Education Scholarship can be found at CSUGlobal.edu/GiftOfEducation. Prospective students can also contact an Enrollment Counselor at 800-920-6723 or email Admissions(at)CSUGlobal(dot)edu for more information about CSU-Globals accredited online bachelors degree completion and masters degree programs designed for working adults.

About Colorado State University-Global Campus

Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) was created by the Colorado State University System Board of Governors in 2007 as the first 100 percent online state university in the United States. CSU-Global is focused on facilitating adult success in a global marketplace through career-relevant education including bachelors degree completion and masters degree programs. Embracing the land grant heritage as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU-Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty trained in working with adults in an online learning environment, and through its dedication to student retention, graduation and workplace success. Visit CSUGlobal.edu or call 1-800-920-6723 for more information.

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Elton John Tickets in Jacksonville Florida, Miami, Cincinnati, Ohio and Orlando Now On Sale To the General Public at TicketProcess.com

(PRWEB) January 15, 2015

Las Vegas is the home away from home for the Brit who has carved out one of the single most illustrious and impressive music careers of the past half-century. The vast majority of his 2015 US tour dates will take place at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Sin City, so a Cincinnati, Ohio show U.S. Bank Arena on February 27 is a big deal for fans in the Midwest.

A show at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on March 6 will be followed by a show in Orlando at the Amway Center on Saturday, March 7. The following Saturday, John will play the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. With a huge following in the state of Florida, it is clear that tickets to all of the shows are going to be very popular. Fans can trust TicketProcess.com to continually refresh their impressive inventory and continue to sell Elton John tickets at surprisingly low prices. Tickets are now on sale and available online at TicketProcess.com or charge by phone toll free @ 1-888-791-3322

*TicketProcess.com is not associated or otherwise connected in any form with the college or professional organizations, teams, artists, bands or other performers featured on this site. Additionally, TicketProcess.com has no affiliation with any of the venues listed on the site. Names and titles used in this press release are solely for descriptive purposes and do not imply, suggest or indicate that any type of endorsement or partnership is in place.

About TicketProcess.com

Since early in 2010, TicketProcess.com has been a secondary ticket exchange for both brokers and consumers. By offering a large selection of inventory to an array of the most exclusive sports, live concerts, theater events and other live entertainment, they have established their place as a reputable source of quality, guaranteed tickets for fans around the United States and beyond.

Seven-days-a-week customer service combined with a 100% satisfaction guarantee has proved to be a simple yet effective strategy for the constantly growing online secondary ticket market. All fans of live entertainment are openly welcome to visit the easily accessible site and purchase their tickets with the confidence that comes with a proven track record.

Following TicketProcess.com on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ will give you direct access to exclusive announcements and free discount codes, allowing you to access to all possible advantages in terms of purchasing the best ticket at the best possible price.







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New Book: A Financial Prescription for Doctors and Dentists – Strategies for Achieving Your Personal and Career Goals by Financial Advisor David I. Katz


Boca Raton. FL (PRWEB) January 15, 2015

The nation’s healthcare system is undergoing a dramatic change and many physicians are woefully unprepared to deal with the new reality.

‘A Financial Prescription for Doctors and Dentists Strategies for Achieving Your Personal and Career Goals’ by Boca Raton financial advisor and wealth manager David I. Katz addresses that knowledge gap. It provides a clear, easy-to-read guide to help medical professionals address the many business challenges in their practices and the financial issues in their personal and family lives.

My wife has been a physician for over 25 years. I understand the pressures and demands that medical professionals deal with every day. That’s why I work with them – to help medical professionals focus on their financial health, says Katz. I deliver over two decades of experience helping medical professionals understand their financial position and develop a strategy that protects their futures.

With an estimated 850,000 physicians, 195,000 dentists and millions of other healthcare professionals in the US, this book has a wide audience. In fact, the financial lessons from Katzs new book also apply to attorneys, accountants and other professionals who never received formal training in business or finance much less key issues like asset protection and estate planning.

“When doctors are in medical school, they focus on learning about the human body, not finances,” says Stuart L. Markowitz, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University. “But residents and new doctors need to learn how to manage money, particularly since high debt loans are a big problem for so many people.”

For busy medical professionals, Katz’s book is an “easy read,” presenting key lessons in an appealing, understandable manner. Rather than boring the reader with fact sheets, Katz has incorporated the stories of real doctors and dentists into his book, bringing the key points to life. He includes suggestions and strategies from attorneys, accountants and other financial professionals who work with medical specialists to provide a broad spectrum of advice.

‘A Financial Prescription for Doctors and Dentists Strategies for Achieving Your Personal and Career Goals’ is published by OutSkirts Press and is available in hardcover, paperback and eBook at Amazon.com, Barnes and Nobles, iBook and other online booksellers.

Profits from ‘A Financial Prescription for Doctors and Dentists’ will be donated to charities, including SmileTrain and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

About the author:

In his 22-year career as a financial advisor, David I. Katz has worked extensively with doctors, dentists and their families, helping them put together solid financial plans for retirement. He knows the financial pitfalls including poorly constructed trust plans, expensive divorces and costly lawsuits that are among the top financial concerns for medical professionals.

David I. Katz is available to speak to medical groups and schools about financial planning for doctors and dentists.

David I. Katz is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS

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100% Off on Top Ups to Claro and Movistar Mobiles in Latin America on MobileRecharge.com


Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) January 13, 2015

MobileRecharge.com offers 100% free top ups for Latin Americans living abroad who haven’t tried the service yet. More precisely, those willing to credit their family’s or friends’ Movistar or Claro cellphones can benefit from this appealing 100% discount promotion.

The offer is valid only if the prepaid numbers to be recharged belong to the networks in the countries below:

Argentina (Movistar)
Colombia (Movistar)

Ecuador (Movistar)

El Salvador (Claro, Movistar)

Guatemala (Claro, Movistar)

Mexico (Movistar)

Nicaragua (Claro, Movistar)

Peru (Movistar)

Uruguay (Movistar)

Costa Rica (Claro)

Honduras (Claro)

The promotion addresses people from Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala and many other Latin countries who have not tried to send mobile credit yet with MobileRecharge.com. The first step to get started with the promotion is to open an account on MobileRecharge.com. It costs nothing to do that and one will have the account active for life.

More precisely, the 100% discount promotion has been conceived for:

those who havent tried MobileRecharge.com before
those who have opened an account on the website and havent tested its speed and efficiency yet.

The 100% discount applies in less than 1 minute, from a PC or from the MobileRecharge app (iOS/Android), and is available once per customer. Plus, it’s available only if the value of the top up to Movistar or Claro mobiles is $ 2 for Movistar and $ 1 for Claro. To send the mobile recharge, one needs to:

Fill in the form on this page: http://mobilerecharge.com/buy/mobile_recharge?promo=1&coupon=1rec00
Use the option to send a free SMS to inform the beneficiary
Log in or Create New Account if case.

To have a clearer idea, here is an example. One can order $ 2 to transfer to a Movistar mobile in Argentina. This means they will pay nothing but will send 17 ARS to the Argentinian number.

This promotion speaks up to those having friends or family in Latin America who use a Movistar or Claro mobile in the countries listed above. The owners of Movistar or Claro mobiles who receive the credit can be their friends back home or holiday pals, family or someone from their childhood or maybe a college roommate.

The advantages of an international top up with MobileRecharge.com are many:

It takes less than 1 minute to send a gift or top up one’s personal phone
Mobile credit reaches the destination number instantly
Best top up value on the market
Daily promotions for global destinations
All transactions stored in the online account
Transactions are really simple compared to direct money transfers
One can control how the money sent home is spent
24/7 friendly Customer Support in several languages, available on chat, by email or phone

The current promotion of free top ups to Claro and Movistar has been conceived for the skeptical and those who need a trial version to test a service, or for those curious to top up Claro and Movistar mobiles for the first time in their digital life. And voila, here it is!

Daily promotions are also on MobileRecharge.com priority list. Worldwide offers are advertised under “Promotions” on the website. To stay updated, one should:

be a Facebook fan: https://www.facebook.com/MobileRecharge.Fan?ref=hl
or follow the news on Twitter and Google+
or “Get offers” by email after having clicked the “Get offers” button on the menu down the website page.

One can learn more about how to use the service, expat lifestyle and what’s new in the long-distance communication industry by browsing and reading MobileRecharge.com blog at: http://blog.mobilerecharge.com/

More and more popular on the market, mobile top ups also known as airtime are:

a way to support people with lower income
simple gifts to show affection and attention

MobileRecharge.com has been set up as a service that helps people living in residential countries to transfer mobile credit from their MobileRecharge.com account to mobiles in other countries, most often in countries they immigrated to.

About MobileRecharge.com

MobileRecharge.com facilitates connection between families and friends living far away, through modern telecommunication solutions. It is an interactive website designed by KeepCalling, a global telecommunications company registered in 2002 in USA. From the get-go, MobileRecharge.com focused on creating an easy to use website and an easy to order service, succeeding to grow very fast. Presently, KeepCalling, the company behind MobileRecharge.com, provides its services to hundreds of thousands of consumers and businesses, with a focus on customer satisfaction. In 2014, Inc. 5000 listed KeepCalling as the 18th fastest growing company in the telecommunications industry in USA.







Valparaiso University Commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with Annual Celebration

Valparaiso, Ind. (PRWEB) January 08, 2015

For more than 20 years, Valparaiso University has celebrated the life and teachings of Martin Luther King Jr., and this tradition continues with a weeklong celebration Jan. 1523.

The 2015 events honor the theme Hope, Action, Change through speakers, presenters and activities that promote the respect and value of diversity on campus as well as within the broader community through dialogue and discourse, art and music and food and faith.

Events include:


Artistic works by Northwest Indiana students on display in the Harre Union. A reception and awards ceremony, featuring a performance by local folk band Shades of Gray, is Thursday, Jan. 15, 5 7 p.m., in the Harre Union.

Community Conversations focusing on Ishmael Beahs novel Radiance of Tomorrow throughout Valparaiso on Friday, Jan. 16, noon 1 p.m. Visit valpo.edu/mlk/conversations for a complete list of venues and to register.

A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Convocation Service at the Chapel of the Resurrection on Monday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m. The service celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and features keynote speaker Ishmael Beah, award-winning author of A Long Way Gone. In addition, the Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented to Larry Baas, professor of political science and international relations, Zahra Nwabara, director of admissions for the Law School, and the mens soccer team and their coach, Mike Avery.

A luncheon featuring a Q&A with keynote speaker Ishmael Beah following the Convocation Service in the Harre Union Ballrooms. Luncheon tickets cost $ 12 and are available at the Harre Union Welcome desk or online at valpo.edu/union for will-call pickup.

Several focus sessions featuring a variety of topics, including a session with Richard Morrisroe, a Civil Rights activist who marched with Martin Luther King Jr. and co-founded the Voting Rights Museum in Selma, Ala. Visit valpo.edu/mlk/sessions for a complete list of focus sessions.

A closing program featuring Joanne Bland on Monday, Jan. 19, at 4 p.m. in the Christopher Center Community Room. Bland is the co-founder and former director of the Naitonal Voting Rights Museum in Selma and began her civil rights activism in the early 1960s, marching on Bloody Sunday, Turn Around Tuesday, and the first leg of the successful march from Selma to Montgomery.

The Law School will also host several events at Wesemann Hall. The annual Talk to a Lawyer Today event is Monday, Jan. 19, 9 a.m. 5 p.m. On Thursday, Jan. 22, at 4 p.m., Terry Smith, of DePaul University College of Law, will speak on From King to Obama: Cycles of Backlash and the Fire Next Time. The MLK Mock Congressional Debate, focusing on the riots and protestor experiences related to events in Feruson, Mo., is Friday, Jan. 23, 4 6 p.m.

For additional information, visit valpo.edu/mlk or contact Kristen Knoerzer at kristen(dot)knoerzer(at)valpo(dot)edu or 219.464.6270.

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About Valparaiso University

Valparaiso University is a comprehensive independent Lutheran university with more than 4,500 students on its campus located in Northwest Indiana, an hour from Chicago. Valpo is a community of purpose-driven, service-minded and ethical individuals who embrace the pursuit of truth with freedom, humility and compassion. Valpo has been identified as one of the top masters-level institutions in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report magazine for the past 26 years. Valparaiso University offers more than 110 undergraduate academic programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering and Nursing and Health Professions. Valpo also has a distinguished honors college, a Law School, and more than 40 degree and certificate programs in its Graduate School and Continuing Studies. Valpo has been recognized for its commitment to outstanding teaching, preparing thoughtful leaders with strong cross-cultural skills and global awareness and dedication to serving others.







North-West College Recognizes Keck Medical Center of USC as 2014 Distinguished Clinical Partner


West Covina, California (PRWEB) December 31, 2014

North-West College (NWC) recently presented Keck Medical Center of USC with the 2014 Distinguished Clinical Partner Award. The honor emphasizes the long-time clinical partnership between the College and the hospitals, comprised of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital.

As a clinical partner, Keck Medical Center of USC provides hands-on learning opportunities for NWC students during the clinical portion of many programs. In turn, the hospitals receive additional help from the colleges students which ultimately impacts patient satisfaction in a positive way.

North-West College President Mitchell Fuerst presented the award to North-West College alumnus Scott Evans, PharmD, MHA, who currently serves as CEO of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital.

“The USC health system has hired our graduates, rotated our students in many areas of the clinical setting, as well as partnered with our College to develop specialized training programs,” Fuerst said.

Evans highlighted the hospitals ongoing commitment to working with North-West College and its students. “We want to continue to provide opportunities for students to grow, learn, and train,” he said. “Together, we can develop students who transform the world of health care, because we know that it’s not just about saving lives, but impacting them.”

About North-West College

Founded in 1966, North-West College has been committed to training individuals to enter and advance in the health care field for nearly 50 years. A leader in allied health education, the College offers 12 short-term programs at seven campuses throughout Southern California, including West Covina, Pomona Valley, Pasadena, Glendale, Riverside, Santa Ana, and Long Beach. Accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE), North-West College offers a supportive educational environment for those ready to start a health care career. To date, the College has graduated more than 45,000 studentsindividuals who have gone on to raise the standard of excellence at health care organizations of all types.

For more information about North-West College and its programs, visit http://www.nw.edu.







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May 15th and 16th!

May 15th:

Join the SSC for the Last Movie night of the semester! Bring your own REUSABLE bowl/cup for popcorn and drinks!

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May 16th:

Ladies, join us for a free self defense class brought to you by the SSC and the Riverside Area Rape Crisis Center. According to Hirsch, Kathleen (1990)”Fraternities of Fear: Gang Rape, Male Bonding, and the Silencing of Women.” Ms., 1(2) 52-56., At least 1 in 4 college women will be the victim of a sexual assault during her academic career. Let’s do something about this! Let’s not be a statistic and learn how to defend ourselves in any situation. This is an RSVP, women-only event. To reserve a space, contact SSC President, Claudia Marin at claudiace.marin@gmail.com

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