Husson University Sponsors EdCampBangor: First Year for Educational Event in Bangor Oct 25, 2014 03:08AM

Bangor, Maine (PRWEB) October 25, 2014

For the first time ever, EdCamp is coming to Bangor, Maine! This free professional development opportunity is open to all Maine educators working with students from Pre-K to 12th grade.

Unlike other professional development opportunities, participants in EdCampBangor will determine the content of the educational sessions the day of the event. This differs significantly from traditional conferences where the topics for the educational sessions are pre-determined prior to registrations.

"This is a unique opportunity for teachers to share information and ideas with their colleagues," said Gretchen Schaefer, an instructional technologist at Husson University. "It's a great way for teachers to learn more about the best practices at other school systems; ways to address classroom teaching challenges; and strategies to improve educational outcomes."

Husson University has donated the use of its Bangor campus for the event. The day will begin and end with a large group session in the Gracie Theatre. Participant-determined educational sessions will be held in the adjacent Beardsley Meeting House academic spaces.

The Maine Education Foundation will be sponsoring lunch at Husson's newly renovated Dickerman Dining Center. Rainstorm Consulting has provided some of the essential financial support necessary to hold the event.

Other sponsors include (in alphabetical order) ExplainEverything, Flocabulary, Kahoot!, Remind, StoryboardThat, ThingLink, VoiceThread, WeeBeez, Yapp and Zaption.

Interestingly, sponsors are not permitted to have their own special sessions or tables. Prior EdCamp participants from other states like that the conference format is solely devoted to the exchange of professional information.

"As one of Maine's premier providers of college degrees that lead to state teacher certification, we are proud to be the site of EdCampBangor," said Lynne Coy-Ogan, senior vice president for academic affairs and provost at Husson University. "Husson believes in supporting the educational needs of teachers. No other profession makes as profound an impact on the lives of young people. Teachers are instrumental in keeping children on the path toward lifelong success."

EdCampBangor runs from 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. this Saturday, October 25th. Attendance at the event is capped at 150 attendees. There is no charge to attend. For more information about EdCampBangor, visit

For more than 100 years, Husson University has prepared future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has come to represent superior value in higher education. Our Bangor campus and off-campus satellite education centers in Southern Maine, Wells and Northern Maine provide advanced knowledge in business; health and education; pharmacy studies; science and humanities; as well as communication. In addition, Husson University has a robust adult learning program. For more information about educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit

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Healthcare Staffing Leader, Aureus Medical Group, to Exhibit at the Texas Occupational Therapy Association Mountain Central Conference Oct 25, 2014 03:08AM

Omaha, NE (PRWEB) October 25, 2014

Aureus Medical Group (web:, a national leader in healthcare staffing, including occupational therapy jobs, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the Texas Occupational Therapy Association Mountain Central Conference to be held November 6-9, 2014 in Sugar Land, TX.

TOTA's Mountain Central Conference offers educational programming, networking opportunities, and exhibits with products and services.

Representatives from Aureus Medical's Rehabilitation Therapy division will be available to speak with attendees about its full range of staffing services, including job opportunities and medical careers in the travel occupational therapy field. Individuals are encouraged to visit Aureus Medical in booth #5. Attendees are invited to enter a raffle to win a $100 American Express gift card.


Aureus Medical Group is a national leader in healthcare staffing specializing in the successful placement of Nursing, Advanced Practice, Cardiopulmonary, Diagnostic Imaging, Medical Laboratory, Neurodiagnostics, Radiation Oncology, and Rehabilitation Therapy professionals, as well as Physicians, in hospitals and medical facilities nationwide. With more than 30 years of experience, Aureus Medical offers a full range of staffing options, including national contract (travel), local contract, and direct hire. Aureus Medical is the largest affiliate of Omaha-based C&A Industries, a leading provider of human capital management solutions for more than 45 years.

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Four Family Applications Powered by Intel were Featured on NewsWatch Television on October 16, 2014 Oct 25, 2014 03:08AM

Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 25, 2014

Four applications optimized for Android* tablets powered by Intel® Atom™ processors were featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly AppWatch, which features the latest and coolest mobile applications on the iOS, Android, and Windows markets. Andrew Tropeano, a mobile technology expert and host of NewsWatch, conducted the app reviews and shared with viewers how each can enhance family time.

When everyone comes together it's important to capture the warmth of celebration so family members can remember it. The developers at Venticake created Retrica, a visually stunning photo app with preset filters like Vignette and Vintage. These unique effects give family shots a magical quality and tell the story of that moment.

Next, to add comedy to the moment, PhotoWarp by Tonuzaba Entertainment, is a hilarious way to play with and exaggerate physical features in photos. Users can create wacky family portraits using the bloat, pinch, and twirl tools and then share their new masterpieces with friends and family for hours of laughs.

There's a reason the holidays are the busiest time of the year for traveling. Most people have family members that live out of town. So for relatives who can't be together, the Threema messaging app by Threema makes sure that loved ones can securely communicate via end-to-end encrypted text, chat, or photos and video. Virtually sharing the holidays with far away family is the next best thing to having them there. Group chat makes it possible to visit and in today's world, it's good to know that it's on a secure platform.

The holidays are a great time for a new adventure. For anyone traveling during the holiday, Maps.Me has detailed maps and over a million points of interest for locations worldwide without the need for an Internet connection. It makes discovering new sights and sounds exciting and stress-free.

All four apps are optimized for Android* tablets powered by Intel® Atom™ processors. To download them, head to the Google Play store or visit

About NewsWatch

NewsWatch is a weekly 30-minute consumer oriented television show that airs on the History Channel, FYI Network, and ION Network. NewsWatch regularly features top technology products and services, mobile applications for iOS, Android, and Windows devices, unique and beautiful travel destinations around the world, health and medical tips, and entertainment interviews on the show. NewsWatch airs on the History Channel at 6:00 – 6:30 AM ET/PT and on the FYI Network from 7:00 – 7:30 AM ET.

NewsWatch is located in the greater Washington, DC area and has been on air for over 25 years. For more information or to watch the most recent episode, visit

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inMotionNow Invites Marketers to Worktopia at Direct Marketing Association DMA 2014 Conference Oct 25, 2014 03:07AM

Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) October 25, 2014

inMotionNow is premiering at the Direct Marketing Association DMA 2014 Conference taking place October 25th through 30th in San Diego, CA. DMA attracts more than 8,000 data-driven marketers to hear ideas, innovations and case studies presented by over 200 global marketing leaders from some of the world's top brands.

inMotionNow's flagship product, the inMotion Workflow Automation Solution, gives marketing teams an all-in-one solution for collaborating with their internal team and external agencies, making it easy to get content to market faster. The SaaS application provides a simple online tool for marketers to submit requests for new projects, provide feedback and approval on creative work, and get updated on project progress.

"We're excited to showcase inMotion and how workflow automation helps marketing teams get keep up with the ever-increasing demand for advertising and promotional content," said Ben Hartmere, CEO of inMotionNow. "This event provides a great opportunity for us to connect with marketers who are ready to get more speed and transparency in their communication with creative partners. Our inMotion application helps them find their 'Worktopia' - where they get high-quality creative work faster by eliminating bottlenecks in the project intake and creative approval processes."

inMotionNow representatives will be providing live demonstrations of inMotion and several advanced reporting features recently added to the workflow automation platform.

About inMotionNow
inMotionNow is a leading provider of workflow automation solutions, facilitating efficiency and productivity from project kickoff to final approval. The company's flagship SaaS product, the inMotion Workflow Automation platform for marketing and creative departments, enables creative professionals to manage and track their print, video, and interactive projects in a centralized, online environment. Project stakeholders can access and markup content online and deliver approval back in minutes, from any internet-enabled device or through the inMotion app for iPhone and iPad.

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Sideshow Announces Licensed Premium Art Prints Oct 25, 2014 03:07AM

Thousand Oaks, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2014

Sideshow is proud to announce the launch of a premium art print collection from the expansive worlds of Marvel, DC Comics, and Sideshow's own original property, Court of the Dead™. The dynamic and engaging artwork curated for this new program finds its genesis in the designs that inspire Sideshow's world-renowned statues and figures.

Over the years Sideshow has collaborated with talented illustrators to create incredible two-dimensional representations of celebrated pop-culture icons, as well as the unique offerings of Sideshow's own original characters. Artists will include Ariel Olivetti, Stanley 'Artgerm' Lau, Kris Anka, Scott Forbes, Fabian Schlaga, and David Palumbo - just to name a few.

Each prestigious print will be highly limited, featuring the penciled artist signature, hand numbering, and a unique emboss for authenticity. Select art prints will be further enhanced by spot gloss varnish and custom framing.

Sideshow's premium art print program will launch on October 27th at 10am EST with three initial offerings: 'Spider-Woman' from Marvel; 'Gotham Sirens - Poison Ivy' from DC Comics; and 'Kier: Call of the Forsaken Valkyrie' from Sideshow's own Court of the Dead™ property.

Stay tuned for future announcements from this line as we delve into favorite characters and themes. To see the current prints available and to place your order, please visit:

For a video sneak peek at the Court of the Dead™ offerings in this line, please visit:

About Sideshow Collectibles
In 1994, Sideshow Collectibles embarked on a mission of connecting people with their favorite characters and icons from the worlds of film, television, comic books and popular culture. Today, we are a specialty manufacturer and distributor of the most highly sought after licensed and original collectible products, sustained by a passionate worldwide community that is committed to the lifestyle of collecting figural art. Our headquarters are located in Thousand Oaks, CA.

To learn more about this release, please contact -
Tara Duffy, Marketing Coordinator
2630 Conejo Spectrum Street
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Office: 805-214-2135


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