Posts Tagged Education

No contract extension for Nebraska prep activities director

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska School Activities Association board of directors has voted to not extend the contract of executive director Rhonda Blanford-Green.

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De Niro tells NY arts graduates ‘You have to keep working’

Actor Robert De Niro addresses the class of 2015, faculty, and guests during  New York University's Tisch School of the Arts commencement  ceremony,  Friday, May 22, 2015, in New York. De Niro, who quit high school to pursue an acting career, was the honored speaker at the raucous ceremony for 1,200 graduates at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert De Niro urged new graduates at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts on Friday to keep fighting to create careers in the arts even though it probably would have been easier if they had picked something more practical.

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Arkansas athletic director picks up national honor

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A sports publication has named University of Arkansas’ Jeff Long the athletic director of the year.

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Lawsuit alleges sexual hazing on university softball team

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former softball player at St. Joseph’s University claims in a lawsuit that she endured sexually charged hazing so bad that she contemplated suicide and was forced to quit the team.

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5 Wyoming men’s basketball seniors receive diplomas

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s senior class proved historic in March.

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