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(BPT) - Actor and father James Van Der Beek joined forces with AstraZeneca and FluMist® Quadrivalent (Influenza Vaccine Live, Intranasal) to create a short video, which encourages families across the nation to become educated about the importance of flu vaccination. The campaign, a partnership between Van Der Beek and AstraZeneca, aims to debunk common misconceptions about seasonal influenza and its prevention that cause many individuals to avoid vaccination.
(NAPSI)—Traveling internationally as a student can be a great way to gain independence, get used to being away from home and learn something about yourself and the world. Those are some of the reasons so many college-bound students first find themselves exploring Europe or signing up for an adventure Down Under. That very popularity, however, can mean it’s not easy to make it stand out on your résumé.
(NAPSI)—If your family is like most, you want a college education for your children—today, 75 percent of Americans have their eyes set on a college education. That's a good thing. Over a lifetime, college graduates average about a million dollars more than high school graduates.
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Former Canyon Del Oro and current University of Arizona senior safety Jared Tevis is a nominee for the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. The award recognizes players whose charitable involvement and community service contributions stand out among all other student-athletes participating in the sport.
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University of Arizona senior safety Jared Tevis is a member of the 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List, given to the nation’s best defensive player, it was announced by the Charlotte Touchdown Club on Thursday. The Pac-12 Conference leads all leagues with 18 players on the 2014 Bronko Nagurski Trophy Watch List.
(BPT) - Did you know that Asthma affects approximately 26 million Americans, including 7.1 million children? May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness month and the perfect time to remind parents of asthmatics about the importance of making sure their child is getting the correct delivery of their asthma medication.
The University of Arizona saw increases in graduate program rankings this year – particularly in its part-time master’s in business administration, computer science, education and mathematics. The programs were ranked in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools.
In 1986, President Ronald Reagan began a proud tradition of conservative candidates putting pen to paper and pledging to protect taxpayers by promising to oppose and veto any effort to raise taxes.
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The University of Arizona Eller College of Management's internationally recognized MBA program will be available online beginning this fall. Applications for the program now are being accepted.
"Business schools need to be responsive to the changing needs of their students, and we are committed to offering many modes of graduate business education," said Len Jessup, dean of the Eller College. "Making the MBA program more flexible for highly qualified students is part of our broader effort to expand access to the University of Arizona and will go a long way toward increasing its footprint in Arizona and beyond."
Hope Schau, associate dean of Eller MBA programs, added, "Offering our program in an online format opens it up to a new segment of students. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of highly qualified students at all stages of their careers, and this new offering reflects that commitment."
With a focus on innovation, application and communication, the Eller MBA experience is designed to give graduates what they need to effectively lead in today's changing global marketplace. Like its full-time, evening and executive MBA formats, the Eller online MBA program is fully accredited by the International Association for Management Education.
The UA has chosen Academic Partnerships, or AP, one of the largest representatives of public universities' online learning in the United States, to help convert the program into an online format, recruit students and support student retention efforts. AP will work closely with Eller faculty to ensure that the new online degree program maintains the highest educational standards.
The company also will use its integrated marketing and branding strategies to extend the University's reach, increasing the enrollment of highly qualified students.
The UA's new online MBA program will begin in September 2013. Click here to apply or learn more about the program.
The Eller College is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program No. 14 among public business schools and three of its programs are among the top 20 – entrepreneurship, MIS and management.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA full-time program No. 44 in the U.S. and No. 21 among public business schools. The college leads the nation's business schools in generating grant funds for research.
In addition to a full-time MBA program, the Eller College offers an evening MBA program and the Eller Executive MBA. The Eller College supports approximately 5,700 undergraduate and 700 graduate students on the UA campus.
Academic Partnerships helps universities convert their traditional degree programs into an online format, recruits qualified students and supports enrolled students through graduation. Serving more than 40 public institutions, AP is one of the largest representatives of public universities' online learning in the United States.
The company was founded by social entrepreneur Randy Best, an 18-year veteran of developing innovative learning solutions to improve education. AP is guided by the principle that the opportunities presented through distance learning make higher education more accessible and achievable for students in the U.S. and globally.
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For four years, students at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix have worked toward "Match Day" – the day they learn where they will spend the next several years as resident-physicians, a major step in building a medical career.
Beginning in March, the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management will become the first business school with a top-five MIS department to offer an online graduate degree program in this high-demand specialty.
Intended for those with information technology experience, the Eller MISonline program will focus on applying technology to achieve strategic objectives across sectors, including business, nonprofit and government. The online delivery is designed for working professionals who need to set their own schedules.
In addition to offering frequent, flexible start dates, the coursework follows a 7.5 week accelerated format. Online course content matches the MIS department’s top-five ranked full-time graduate program.
“Information technology permeates all sectors of society, impacting organizations and individuals in unprecedented ways, and producing vast amounts of data at great speed,” said Paulo Goes, head of the Eller MIS department.
“Advances such as cloud computing, mobility, sensors and social computing contribute to projections that data and content will continue to be generated at exponential rates over the next decade. Accordingly, the demand for professionals with the skills to manage, mine, analyze, interpret, store and secure that information is also growing.”
While completing their master’s degrees, students will concurrently earn graduate certificates in Enterprise Security and Business Intelligence and Analytics. The MIS department at Eller is designated a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education through the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.
The Eller college is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program No. 14 among public business schools and three of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship, MIS and Management.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program No. 57 in the U.S. The college leads the nation’s business schools in generating grant funds for research.
In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller college offers an Evening MBA program and the Eller Executive MBA. The Eller collge supports more than 5,000 undergraduate and 600 graduate students on the UA campus.
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The Board of Directors of Southern Arizona Conservative PAC have endorsed Ally Miller for Pima County Board of Supervisors District 1.
Mari Diffley has been appointed Chief Operations Officer for the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona (CFSA).
Vicki Koceja, RN-BC, BSN, MBA, OCN, FAAMA, PhD, has been named the clinical administrative director for the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center, opening this September on the Banner Gateway campus in Phoenix.
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New skin care director joins Specialists in Dermatology
Vendors are lining up for the Sonoran Green Expo 2010, a third annual green fair to be held Saturday, Oct. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at M3, a large building at 2051 W. Sunset off River and La Cholla.
Schwartz joins dental practice in Oro Valley
An Oro Valley man has been named the new chief executive officer of Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, one of the nation’s 10 largest orthopaedic practices.