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State Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday November 03, 2019 ( 57 items )  

Akron Public Schools: Buchtel Alums Recognize Past Athletic Leadership
AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Akron Public Schools issued the following news: * * * - Athletic Complex Draws Big Names * * * The Buchtel High School Alumni Association hosted a naming recognition ceremony for the athletic complex at Buchtel Community Learning Center to celebrate the legacy of four former coaches Oct 26. The naming ceremony took place during the annual Buchtel Community Pancake Day event in the high school cafeteria. The honorees included Michael Buckner, Tim Flossie, John Scott a  more

Akron Public Schools: Ryan Pendleton on Base Cost of New Plan
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Akron Public Schools issued the following news: * * * - APS CFO Testifies on School Funding, New Formula * * * The Ohio House Finance Committee heard testimony on how the base cost would be calculated for a new funding formula intended to fix the state's broken school funding system. Due to frequent patches in the formula to address unique concerns, only about 18 percent of schools actually receive funding based on the current formula. The overhaul provided by House   more

American Electric Power Names Swick Vice President and Chief Security Officer
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- American Electric Power Corp. issued the following news release: American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has named Stephen L. Swick vice president and chief security officer, effective Jan. 10. Swick will succeed Stanley E. Partlow, who is transitioning to a short-term position as vice president, Security. Partlow plans to retire from AEP in mid-2020 after more than 14 years with the company. Swick will have responsibility for physical security, cybersecurity and aviatio  more

Ashland University Has Key Role in One of Largest Studies in History of Psychology
ASHLAND, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Ashland University issued the following news release: * * * - Results Now Public - Members of the Ashland University International Collaboration Research Center demonstrate the neutral expressions used in the recently released face perception study. * * * Within the past 24 hours, facial perception research involving 11,481 participants from 130 institutions spread across 48 countries and involving 24 different languages has been made public. It is one of the large  more

Ashland University: Environmental Lecture Series to Focus on 'Environmental Laws in Ohio'
ASHLAND, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Ashland University issued the following news release: The director of the National Center for Water Quality Research will open the 2019-20 Environmental Lecture Series at Ashland University on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall of the Schar College of Education, 340 Samaritan Ave. Dr. Laura Johnson's presentation, "The effects of phosphorus management in the Lake Erie watershed from 1969 to today," is free and open to the public. This theme of thi  more

Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Issues Financials for 3rd Quarter of 2019
BARBERTON, Ohio, Oct. 28 -- Babcock and Wilcox Enterprises issued the following news release: Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W or the "Company") expects to host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 5 p.m. ET. B&W Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Young and B&W Chief Financial Officer Louis Salamone will discuss the Company's third quarter 2019 results. A news release detailing the results is expected to be issued before the market opens on Thursday, No  more

Cincinnati City Launches Neighborhood Leadership Academy
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- The city of Cincinnati issued the following news: The City of Cincinnati is launching a Neighborhood Leadership Academy to provide residents with valuable tools and resources for better understanding how city government works and how they can be more engaged with the process. The goal is to equip participants with the knowledge necessary to make them more engaged residents and to help them become civic leaders in their respective neighborhoods. The program is sched  more

Cintas Corporation Announces Annual Dividend Increased for the 36th Consecutive Year Also Announces Additional $1 Billion Stock Buyback Authorization
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Cintas, a provider of entrance mats, restroom cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services, issued the following news release: Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) announced that the Company's Board of Directors approved a $2.55 per share annual dividend at its meeting today, representing an increase of 24.4% over last year's dividend. This is the 36th consecutive year that the annual di  more

City of Akron Announces New Recycling App
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: The City of Akron, with support from Keep Akron Beautiful and The Recycling Partnership, has just launched a new app and online search tool for residents to learn about recycling correctly with their curbside carts. "Akron Recycles," powered by ReCollect, can be downloaded on Android and Apple devices from the app store and used to look up residential trash and recycling collection schedules, as well as search for recy  more

City of Akron Celebrates Progress in Consent Decree Projects
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- The city of Akron issued the following news release: * * * - 92% of projects are completed or under construction and Akron continues to improve the water quality of the Cuyahoga River through innovative technologies and green options, while lowering the overall project cost * * * The City of Akron celebrated significant progress in upgrading its sewer infrastructure through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-mandated Consent Decree (CD) program. The CD was file  more

ClearVote 2.0 Federally Certified by the Election Assistance Commission
BOSTON, Massachusetts, Oct. 31 -- Clear Ballot Group, a developer of election software and hardware products, issued the following news release: Clear Ballot announced today that the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has federally certified ClearVote 2.0. The new release includes a series of modifications, many of them proposed by Clear Ballot customers. New software changes include user interface and workflow enhancements, updated operating systems, improved security, as well as new hardwar  more

Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson Announces Return of the Exterior Paint Program
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson issued the following news release: Mayor Frank G. Jackson announced today that the City of Cleveland's popular Exterior Paint Program will resume on Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The program is part of the Healthy Homes Interdepartmental Initiative, a citywide effort to improve quality of life through enhancements in housing stock. Legislation for the program was introduced in Aug. 2019: https://bit.ly/2C0lHcE "The City of Cleveland invit  more

Cleveland Mayor Jackson Administers Oath of Office to New Cleveland Community Police Commission Members
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson issued the following news release: Mayor Frank G. Jackson administered the oath of office to 12 new members of the Cleveland Community Police Commission (CPC) today in Cleveland City Hall. A 13th member will be sworn in at a later date. The CPC is a 13-person body created as part of the agreement between the City and the Justice Department to foster police and community communication and understanding and to provide input on reform. I  more

Cleveland State University Faculty Receive Women Living Stem Awards
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: Cleveland State University faculty Meredith Bond, dean of the College of Science and Health Professions, and Debbie Jackson, an associate professor in the College of Education and Human Services, have received inaugural Women Living STEM Awards from the Northeast Ohio STEM Ecosystem and the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM (TIES). The award recognizes leading advocates for science, technology, engi  more

Cleveland State University: Tachelle Banks Elected to Council for Exceptional Children Board of Director
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Cleveland State University issued the following news release: Tachelle Banks, Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty & External Affairs in the College of Education & Human Services at Cleveland State University, has been elected to the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Board of Directors in its recent member-wide election. Her three-year term begins on January 1, 2020. Banks has been a CEC member for more than 10 years and is a member of five CEC divisions: The  more

Collaborative Kent State University Team Receives $1.5 Million Grant to Develop, Implement Drug Prevention Infrastructure in Three Ohio Counties
KENT, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- Kent State University issued the following news: Kent State University's College of Public Health is teaming up with the Department of Computer Science to develop and implement drug prevention infrastructure in Portage, Geauga and Lake counties. Deric Kenne, Ph.D., associate professor of health policy and management in Kent State's College of Public Health, and his team have received a five-year, $1.5 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi  more

College of Wooster: Neuroscience Professor Recognized by National Association With 2019 Mentor Award
WOOSTER, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- The College of Wooster issued the following news release: * * * - Wooster's Amy Jo Stavnezer receives honor from Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience * * * Amy Jo Stavnezer, chair of the neuroscience program and associate professor of psychology at The College of Wooster, was the recent recipient of the "2019 Mentor Award" from the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience (FUN). The award is given from time-to-time to recognize individuals who have made outstanding c  more

Columbus Mayor Ginther Search Committee Announces Finalists for Chief of Police
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther issued the following news release: The search committee for the next Columbus Chief of Police has announced five finalists for the position: * D. Samuel Dobson, Assistant Chief of Police, National Railroad Corporation (AMTRAK), Washington, D.C. * Alexander Jones, Colonel, Chief of Community Relations Bureau, Baltimore County Police Department, Townsend, Maryland * Paul Neudigate, Assistant Police Chief/Patrol Bureau Commander, Cinci  more

Columbus Wins National Innovation Award by Using Conduent Virtual Parking Permit Technology
FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey, Oct. 30 -- Conduent, a provider of diversified business services with capabilities in transaction processing, automation and analytics, issued the following news release: The Division of Parking Services in Columbus, Ohio, has been named an Innovative Organization of the Year by the National Parking Association for its work with Conduent Incorporated (NYSE: CNDT). The award, presented last week at the association's Annual Convention & Expo in Orlando, recognizes Columb  more

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Issues Financials for 3rd Quarter of 2019
FINDLAY, Ohio, Oct. 28 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) today reported third quarter 2019 net income of $29 million, or diluted earnings per share of $0.58, compared with $54 million, or $1.07 per share, last year. Third Quarter Highlights * Net sales decreased 4.5 percent to $704 million. * Unit volume decreased 7.0 percent compared to the third quarter of 2018. * Operating profit was $53 million, or 7.5 percent of net   more

Cooper Tire Announces Plans to Own 100 Percent of Mexico Joint Venture Facility
FINDLAY, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. issued the following news release: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company (NYSE: CTB) today announced that it plans to increase ownership in its Mexico joint venture tire manufacturing facility, Corporacion de Occidente S.A. de C.V. (COOCSA), from 58 percent to 100 percent. Cooper and Trabajadores Democraticos de Occidente S.C. de R.L. de C.V. (TRADOC), which owns 42 percent of the joint venture, have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cooper  more

Denison University: Stephanie Jackson is College's Title IX Coordinator
GRANVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 23 -- Denison University issued the following news release: After a thorough national search, Denison University is pleased to announce Stephanie Jackson has been hired as the college's Title IX Coordinator. The main responsibilities for this role are to oversee programming and education for sexual respect, prevention of sexual misconduct, and to respond to all reports of sex discrimination, including sexual assault. "We are very pleased to welcome Stephanie to our team,"  more

Dinsmore Named Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Top Performer for 3rd Time in 5 Years
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP was recognized as a top performer at this year's Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The designation is reserved for LCLD members and law firms most active in the council's programs and that most align with and promote its mission of "creating a truly diverse U.S. legal profession." LCLD awards member firms who participate in their prog  more

Dinsmore Partner Justin Walker Confirmed as Federal Judge
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Dinsmore and Shohl, a law firm, issued the following news release: The United States Senate has confirmed Dinsmore Partner Justin Walker to a lifetime appointment as a U.S. district judge for the Western District of Kentucky. At Dinsmore, Walker practiced commercial litigation with a focus on appellate law. In his role as assistant professor at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, he has conducted research in separation of powers, national security  more

FirstEnergy Continues Commitment to Downtown Akron by Extending Lease at Corporate Headquarters
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) announced that it has signed a 10-year lease extension for its 19-story downtown headquarters, reaffirming its commitment to the city it has called home for over 100 years. The lease extension was reached with McKinley, Inc., owner of the FirstEnergy Building located at the corner of S. Main Street and Mill Street. The current contract was set to expire in June 2025. With the extension, FirstEne  more

FirstEnergy Crews Making Repairs Following Widespread Rain and Windstorm
AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: Service has been restored to more than 222,500 FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) customers who lost power due to powerful rain and windstorms that swept across the region on Halloween. Long periods of heavy rain, totaling three inches in many places, coupled with strong winds gusting to 55 mph, began battering Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey yesterday morning. Parts of central Pennsylvania, West Virgini  more

FirstEnergy Partners With Stark State and University of Akron to Offer On-Site Higher Learning for Customer Service Employees
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. has developed a new education program in conjunction with Stark State College and The University of Akron where instructors from both educational institutions will teach on-site at company facilities in the Akron area. Known as "Educate to Elevate," the program is designed to assist FirstEnergy's local customer service employees in pursuing associate and bachelor's degrees. The goal of Educate   more

FirstEnergy Partners With Stark State College and the University of Akron to Offer On-Site Higher Learning for Customer Service Employees
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- FirstEnergy issued the following news release: FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has developed a new education program in conjunction with Stark State College and The University of Akron (UA) where instructors from both educational institutions will teach on-site at company facilities in the Akron area. Known as "Educate to Elevate," the program is designed to assist FirstEnergy's local customer service employees in pursuing associate and bachelor's degrees. The goal of Educ  more

Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires Honor Veterans With Free 'Checks for Vets'
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: To recognize and honor military service this Veterans Day weekend, Goodyear Auto Service and Just Tires locations nationwide are offering free car care checks and free tire installation to all active and retired members of the U.S. military. The special Veterans Day weekend free car care check includes an inspection of tires, brakes, alignment, battery, wiper blades, and shock and struts. They can also receive   more

Goodyear, Priva Piloting Intelligent Tires With Fleets
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- Goodyear Tire and Rubber issued the following news release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is collaborating with an innovative mobility company, Priva, to provide tire monitoring capabilities that allow fleets to operate more efficiently. Priva is a Michigan-based startup that provides mobile offices for workers on the go. Goodyear has equipped Priva's fleet of vehicles with intelligent tires, which contain sensors to capture tire data. The sensors allow Goodyear to  more

GOP Dark Money Floods Into Local Elections Across Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: Shadowy dark money groups linked to Republican operatives are jumping into local races from Trumbull County to Summit County to Greene County, spending big, while hiding their donors and partisan affiliations from public scrutiny. "Secret dark money is flooding into Ohio's local elections, bringing the nasty, divisive tone we've seen coming out of the White House into what are often nonpartisan races," said Ohio Dem  more

Impeachment Juror Rob Portman is Still Voting for Trump
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31 -- The Ohio Democratic Party issued the following news: Ohio's Rob Portman echoed other senators yesterday when he declared that he is a "juror" in the impeachment proceeding, but that hasn't stopped him from spending weeks parroting the very talking points being put out by the defendant -- Donald Trump's White House. Whether it was the initial Trump excuse that he held up the aid to Ukraine because Europe hadn't paid their fair share (a false claim), or that the transc  more

Lincoln Electric Announces Joint Education Program With ASM International
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 28 -- Lincoln Electric, a company that specializes in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding solutions and robotic welding and cutting systems, issued the following news release: Lincoln Electric(R) in partnership with ASM International is proud to announce the development of a Certificate Program called "Welding Technology and Materials Science." The Joint Education Program (JEP) will provide learners the opportunity to advance their material science knowl  more

Nationwide Mutual Insurance: Business Owners View 401(k)s As Advantageous, Yet Struggle to Communicate Benefits to Employees
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Nationwide Mutual Insurance issued the following news release: * * * - Nationwide uncovers half of business owners have difficulties encouraging employees to participate in 401(k) offerings despite being provided resources and tools by their retirement plan provider * * * It won't come as a surprise that business owners view 401(k)s as advantageous both for their business and their employees. Yet, despite business owners seeing the advantages of 401(k)s, a gap exis  more

NuWaves Engineering: Why Gallium Nitride?
MIDDLETOWN, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- NuWaves Engineering, supplier of radio frequency and microwave solutions for military, government and industrial customers, issued the following information: GaN technology has been improving radio frequency (RF) systems since the early 1990's. It's ability to support high frequency, wide bandwidths, and high-power density make it invaluable in any market requiring high performance in a small form factor. When compared with other semiconductor technologies such as   more

Ohio Department of Education: $3 Million in Grant Funds to Support More College Credit Plus Teachers
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 28 -- The Ohio Department of Education issued the following news release: The Ohio Department of Education together with the Ohio Department of Higher Education today announced the release of $3 million in grant funding to help high school teachers obtain qualifications to teach college courses in high school as part of the College Credit Plus Program. The funding was allocated in the biennium budget, HB 166. Six lead educational entities will work with more than 100 secon  more

Ohio EPA Holding Public Hearing to Discuss Permit Modification for IronUnits Facility in Toledo
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Ohio EPA is accepting public comments at a Nov. 7, 2019, public meeting on modifications to an air permit for an iron briquette manufacturing facility in Toledo. The IronUnits LLC plant is under construction at Front Street and Millard Avenue in East Toledo. A public information session begins at 6 p.m. in the Waite High School cafeteria, 301 Morrison Drive, Toledo. A hearing will immediately  more

Ohio Gov. DeWine Orders Post-Release Control Review
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 28 -- Gov. Mike DeWine, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that he has ordered an in-depth examination of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's (ODRC) policies and practices as they relate to post-release control supervision by the Ohio Adult Parole Authority (APA). The APA, which is a division of ODRC, is responsible for the post-release control supervision of more than 20,500 adult felony inmates who have  more

Ohio House Democrats: Democratic Women Lawmakers Call for Action on Bills to Combat Domestic Violence
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information: * * * - Say proposals ensure more safety, security for victims and their families * * * The Ohio Democratic Women's Legislative Caucus (ODWLC) today called for hearings on several anti-domestic violence bills they say will protect victims and ensure safer homes for thousands of children and families across Ohio. "Part of the Ohio Promise is to make sure that all Ohioans are able to live safely and securely. In  more

Ohio House Democrats: Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Pre-Existing Protection Act as Open Enrollment Begins
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Jeff Crossman, D-Parma, and Randi Clites, D-Ravenna: * * * - Introduction of bill, open enrollment occur at a time when the ACA is in jeopardy * * * Today, State Rep. Jeff Crossman (D-Parma) & State Rep. Randi Clites (D-Ravenna), along with several Republican cosponsors, filed their bill to protect patients with pre-existing conditions on the day open enrollment under the Affordable   more

Ohio State Reps. Sheehy, Scherer Driver Safety Bill Advances in House
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- Ohio House Democrats issued the following information on behalf of Ohio State Reps. Michael Sheehy, D-Oregon, and Gary Scherer, R-Circleville: The Ohio House Transportation Committee today recommended the passage of Ohio House Bill 106, which would provide more training and experience to all young drivers in the state. The committee's Ranking Member, Representative Michael Sheehy (D-Oregon), and Representative Gary Scherer (R-Circleville) sponsored the bipartisan bil  more

Ohio State University Study Finds Oral Health, Diet May Improve Psoriasis
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 30 [TNSmedicalresearch-Dermatology Online Journal] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: Dental health and diet may have an impact on the development and severity of psoriasis, according to a study by dermatologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes thick, itchy patches of red skin with silvery scales and affects more than 8 million Americans. The study found psoriasis patients who rated their gum hea  more

Ohio State University: 5,000 'Eyes' Try to Solve Mystery of Dark Energy
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 28 -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Astronomers test fiber-optic experiment that attempts to understand why the universe's expansion is accelerating * * * For the last 20 years, astrophysicists have tried to understand dark energy, an unseen phenomenon that is causing the expansion of the universe to accelerate. Last week, they turned 5,000 fiber-optic "eyes" toward the skies, the first test of a five-year project to try to solve the mysteries  more

Ohio State University: For Teens, Multitasking Makes Them Feel Better - and Worse
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 31 [TNSsociologyresearch-Human Communication Research] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Study finds positive emotions affect subsequent actions * * * Multitasking makes adolescents feel both more positively and more negatively about the main task they're trying to accomplish, a new study finds. But the study - which examined young people's actual multitasking behaviors over two weeks - found that only the positive emotions affected whether you  more

Ohio State University: Scientists Learn How to Make Oxygen 'Perform' for Them
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 30 [TNSscientificresearch-Physical Review B] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - New method will allow better understanding of structure around this common element * * * When it comes to the fundamentals of making better materials - stronger-but-thinner glass for televisions or phone screens, for example - it almost always comes down to the building blocks of science. Understand the structure around an atom, the most basic piece of any material, a  more

Ohio State University: Scientists May Just Have Discovered New Class of Black Holes
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1 [TNSscientificresearch-Science] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - New study shows the census of black holes might be incomplete * * * Black holes are an important part of how astrophysicists make sense of the universe - so important that scientists have been trying to build a census of all the black holes in the Milky Way galaxy. But new research shows that their search might have been missing an entire class of black holes that they didn't k  more

Ohio State University: Vampire Bats Give Little Help to Their 'Friends'
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1 [TNSbiologyresearch-Current Biology] -- Ohio State University issued the following news: * * * - Study shows social bonds strengthened in captivity continue in the wild * * * Vampire bats could be said to be sort of like people - not because of their blood-sucking ways, but because they help their neighbors in need even if it's of no obvious benefit to them. In a new study, scientists documented vampire bats developing social bonds during captivity that they maintaine  more

Parker Hannifin Completes LORD Acquisition
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- LORD Corp., a manufacturer of adhesives, coatings, motion management devices and sensing technologies, issued the following news release: Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today completed its acquisition of LORD Corporation - a leading manufacturer of advanced adhesives and coatings, as well as vibration and motion control technologies - for approximately $3.675 billion in cash. The strategic transaction crea  more

PNC Foundation Announces $350,000 in Grants for Columbus Early Education Efforts
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 25 -- PNC Financial Services Group issued the following news release: * * * - COSI, Columbus FutureReady to receive grants as part of PNC Grow Up Great(R) 15th anniversary * * * The PNC Foundation announced today that it is awarding a $200,000 grant to COSI and a $150,000 grant to FutureReady Columbus as part of the 15th anniversary celebration of PNC Grow Up Great(R). This bilingual $500 million, multi-year initiative of the PNC Foundation helps prepare children from bi  more

S&P Global Platts: Murray Energy, Largest Private U.S. Coal Producer, Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Reorganization
HOUSTON, Texas, Oct. 29 -- S&P Global Platts, a subsidiary of S&P Global, issued the following news: * * * - Coal producer will access $350 million in DIP financing - No plans to curtail production; Moore to take CEO role * * * Murray Energy, the US' largest privately owned coal producer and the nation's third biggest producer, filed for bankruptcy Tuesday. The St. Clairsville, Ohio-based company, which primarily mines thermal coal in the US and Colombia, filed for Chapter 11 reorganizatio  more

SRC Awarded Blanket Purchase Agreement to Provide U.S. Air Force With Intelligence Mission Data Support Services
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 28 -- SRC, a research and development company focused on defense, environment and intelligence, issued the following news release: SRC, Inc., has been awarded a General Services Administration blanket purchase agreement to provide intelligence mission (IMD) support services to the U.S. Air Force's National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC). The agreement has a $376 million ceiling over five base years and five additional option years, starting October 1, 2019. NASIC'  more

Teradata and Deutsche Telekom Strike Strategic Partnership to Make German SMBs More Successful Through Data, Analytics
DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 30 -- Teradata, a data analytics and marketing applications company, issued the following news release: Teradata becomes Deutsche Telekom's central partner for providing data analytics to customers, Teradata Vantage is added into Deutsche Telekom's portfolio of IT solutions for SMBs, Deutsche Telekom develops the "Digital Sales Assistant" Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the cloud analytics company delivering Pervasive Data Intelligence, and Deutsche Telekom, announced a strategic part  more

TriHealth to Operate Retail Health Clinics in Cincinnati Area Walgreens Stores
DEERFIELD, Illinois, Oct. 28 -- Walgreens, a subsidiary of Walgreens Boots Alliance, issued the following news release: DEERFIELD, Ill. & CINCINNATI, Ohio. - Today Walgreens and TriHealth, a comprehensive not-for-profit health system with six hospitals and 130 sites of care, announced that Walgreens will be transitioning seven of its existing company-managed Cincinnati-area Walgreens Healthcare Clinics to TriHealth. Slated to open in the first quarter of 2020, TriHealth will own & operate and  more

UC Health Announces $221M Investment in Clifton Campus
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- U.C. Health, a network of hospitals operated by the University of Cincinnati, issued the following news release: UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, will invest $221 million over the next several years to transform patient care and access across its 14-acre Clifton Campus, President & CEO Richard P. Lofgren, MD, announced on Tuesday. It is the largest construction project in the health system's history. "This monumental announcement represents a  more

University of Akron Law Introduces Innovative Blended Online J.D. Program
AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 29 -- The University of Akron issued the following news release: Full-time jobs, family obligations and other responsibilities can make it difficult for part-time law school students to attend classes three or four nights every week. That's why The University of Akron School of Law is introducing an innovative program -- unique among Ohio law schools -- designed to make law school more accessible to part-time students. Beginning fall 2020, the new Blended Online Juris Doctor   more

University of Cincinnati Engineer Spins Web of Medical Innovation
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Nov. 2 [TNSscientificresearch-ChemPlusChem] -- The University of Cincinnati issued the following news: * * * - UC's novel applications of a technology called electrospinning could improve contraceptive products and help patients with brain tumors * * * When you visit Andrew Steckl's lab at the University of Cincinnati, you see a nondescript glass box that weaves together different fibers. He sees endless possibility. Steckl's lab is coming up with new applications for a f  more

University of Toledo Jumps 43 Spots in 'Best for Vets' Ranking
TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- The University of Toledo issued the following news release: Surging 43 spots in one year, The University of Toledo has been recognized again as a top school for supporting student veterans. The Military Times awarded UToledo the Best for Vets 2020 designation, ranking UToledo No. 80 out of 134 four-year institutions. The University was ranked 123 out of 208 in 2019. "The University of Toledo Military Service Center is honored to help our service men and women succeed,   more