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Business, entertainment, technology, financial and regional event news from Maryland (Md.), USA.

Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions

FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company’s growth.

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Home Team Snacks Scores Home Run with Maryland Crab Seasoned Popcorn

WESTMINSTER, Md., March 31, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Just in time for a new baseball season, Home Team Snacks announces a new addition to its snack roster lineup – Maryland Crab Seasoned Popcorn. Endorsed by professional baseball player, Manny Machado, this popcorn blend is sure to score on the big boards.

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Regent Education Implements Fully-Automated Student Verification Solution for Universal Technical Institute

FREDERICK, Md., March 27, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education has successfully launched their industry-leading verification solution, Regent Review at Universal Technical Institute (NYSE:UTI), the leading provider of post-secondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle and marine technicians.

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Regent Education Reports Record Growth in 2013, Extensive Expansion Plans in 2014

FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 30, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid and enrollment management software solutions, is pleased to announce its third consecutive year of triple digit growth. In 2013, growth was fueled by sales of the company’s flagship product, Regent 8, to multiple new clients across all segments of higher education.

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Regent Education Releases Regent Review, Its Ground-breaking, Fully-automated Student Verification Solution

FREDERICK, Md., Dec. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education announced today the launch of Regent Review, the industry’s first fully-automated student verification solution. Regent Review leverages the advanced technology of Regent’s SNAP and Regent 8 solutions to fully automate student verification and C-code processing. The robust capabilities of Review help schools reduce: the time needed to perform verification, processing costs, and compliance risk, all while improving the student experience.

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Regent 8 provides Critical Financial Aid Management Support for Competency Based Learning and Direct Assessment Schools

FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Educational institutions considering Competency Based Learning (CBL) and Direct Assessment models are grappling with the challenges of effectively managing Title IV financial aid. Today, Regent Education is proud to announce that Regent 8, their flagship financial aid management solution, is the first-and only-system designed specifically to accommodate those challenges.

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First-generation College Students Win Scholarship and Share Their Remarkable College Journeys

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Eight first-year college students who beat the odds to become the first in their family to attend college have been awarded Center for Student Opportunity’s I’m First Scholarship, a $2,000, four-year, renewable award. Along with 25 previous winners, these students share their personal stories, chronicle their college experiences, and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on the I’m First blog.

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I’m First Project Launches to Celebrate and Support First-Generation College Students

BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) thinks it’s time to celebrate first-generation college students and help build the next generation students who will be the first in their families to attend and graduate from college. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan agrees and will help launch CSO’s I’m First campaign on October 2 with his own video message.

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Center for Student Opportunity selected to receive 2013 Neotrope NonProfit PR Grant

BETHESDA, Md., May 29, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Center for Student Opportunity (CSO) is pleased to announce it is one of this year’s recipients of the 2013 Neotrope J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant award. Neotrope(R) will provide public relations and cause-marketing support to the Center for Student Opportunity over the next year to raise awareness around its education programs, events, and accomplishments.

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Hobsons and Regent Education Partner to Streamline Financial Aid Process for Growing Non-Term Populations

FREDERICK, Md., May 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hobsons today announced a strategic partnership with Regent Education, the leading provider of Software as a Service (SaaS) financial aid management and enrollment optimization solutions for higher education. The partnership will combine the best of breed enrollment services offered by Hobsons with Regent’s industry leading Student Needs Application Platform (SNAP) solution.

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Mid-America Christian University selects Regent Education’s Financial Aid Management and Enrollment Optimization Solutions

FREDERICK, Md., May 13, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mid-America Christian University (MACU) has selected Regent Education to assist them in transitioning to a non-term enrollment model and serve their growing online population. MACU needed a financial aid management system that would support non-term and borrower based academic year (BBAY) models. They selected Regent Education’s Regent 8 financial aid management system – the only financial aid management solution to offer complete support for non-term, BBAY, and standard academic models.

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iFOS Awarded a $13.5 Million Contract by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

CLARKSVILLE, Md., May 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS) Managing Consultants, LLC recently announced it is has been awarded a 5-year ID/IQ to provide Onsite Secretarial Support Services for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Headquarters and Interim Locations. The contract has a 1-year base, for 4-year options and a potential value of $13.5 million if all option years are exercised.

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Center for Student Opportunity Announces I’m First Scholarship for First-Generation College Students

BETHESDA, Md., April 1, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Center for Student Opportunity (CSO), a national nonprofit, is now accepting applications for the ‘I’m First’ Scholarship, a $2,000 four-year renewable scholarship for matriculating first-generation college students.

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iFOS is Seeking External Application Reviewers for CDFI Fund and NMTC Programs for Fiscal Year 2013

CLARKSVILLE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).

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Huge Lots of Pavestone Inventory to be Sold

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Home owners and contractors envisioning spring home improvement projects like building a beautiful patio, walkway, retaining wall or surrounding gardens and pools with pavers from IAAS could save a budget-minded builder thousands of dollars. Offered to the general public as well as special pricing for contractors, handyman companies and decorators, this purchase of surplus inventory by IAAS Worldwide – and now direct to you will be the icing on the cake.

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External Application Reviewers Needed for CDFI Fund Programs

CLARKSVILLE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program).

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NOVAD CEO Davon Kelly Continues Entrepreneurial Pursuits Opening Second My Barber’s Lounge Location in Forestville, Md.

LANDOVER, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The popular, upscale barbershop chain, My Barber’s Lounge, has a new location in Forestville, Maryland. Located at 3436 Donnell Drive, the new shop offers services that include haircuts, fades, trims, shaves and hair braiding. The Greenbelt location (8831 Greenbelt Road) of My Barber’s Lounge has been described as the ‘nicest barbershop in Prince Georges County.’

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Regent Education introduces Regent 8

FREDERICK, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Built by a team of world-class engineers and designed by a seasoned group of financial aid professionals, Regent 8 is the only Software as a Service (SaaS) based solution to offer complete support for non-term, nonstandard term and standard academic year schools. Regent 8 by Regent Education reflects collaboration with some of the largest, most technologically advanced schools in the country to identify evolving business requirements.

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ADF Triage-Examiner Key Component in Successful NPIA e-Forensics Pilot Program

BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ADF Solutions announced today that Triage-Examiner(R), a forensic triage tool, was utilized by all five of the East Midlands police forces participating in the highly successful e-Forensics pilot program conducted by the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) in the U.K. The aim of the six-month pilot was to speed up the process for all forces by providing one standardized approach to the examination of computers and mobile devices.

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iFOS Awarded U.S. Department of Treasury IDIQ Contract

CLARKSVILLE, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iFOS, as an emerging leader in Federal financial solutions and technology, announced that the firm was awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) base plus 4 option years contract award to support CDFI grant programs. This effort will require iFOS to recruit up to 100 field reviewers that can evaluate CDFI grant applications submitted from start-up organizations as well as large, national scale enterprises.

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