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  Academy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
One of the earliest academies established in the east was the 7th century Academy of Gundishapur in Sassanid Persia.
The Church of St. Triton on Kolokynthou Street, Athens, occupies the southern corner of the Academy, confirmed in 1966 by the discovery of a boundary stone dated to 500 BC.
Academies proliferated in the 20th century until even a three-week series of lectures and discussions would be termed an "academy." In addition, the generic term "the academy" is sometimes used to refer to all of academia, which is sometimes considered a global successor to the Academy of Athens.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academy   (1457 words)

  
 Academy Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world.
The 78th Academy Awards were the most recent ceremony and the next ceremony, the 79th Academy Awards, will take place on February 25, 2007, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood.
Academy membership may be obtained by a competitive nomination (however, the nominee must be invited to join) or a member may submit a name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Academy_Award   (1850 words)

  
 Academy of Plato
Since the words "academy" and "academic" come from the name of the area where Plato taught, it is worth spending a moment to describe the park which was used for gymnastics from the sixth century BC.
In ancient Athens, the Academy was first and foremost a public park dominated by its gymnasium, and the connection between it and Plato's school was only one of the numerous historical reminiscences in an area rich in history.
He says that a memorial to Plato is found not far from the Academy but there is no mention of Plato's school nor, for that matter, is there any mention that Plato was connected with the Academy which is simply a park.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Societies/Plato.html   (1179 words)

  
 The Academy [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The olive-trees, according to Athenian fables, were reared from layers taken from the sacred olive in the Erechtheum, and afforded the oil given as a prize to victors at the Panathenean festival.
The Academy suffered severely during the siege of Athens by Sylla, many trees being cut down to supply timber for machines of war.Few retreats could be more favorable to philosophy and the Muses.
The New Academy teaching represents the spirit of an age when religion was decaying, and philosophy itself, losing its earnest and serious spirit, was becoming merely a vehicle for rhetoric and dialectical ingenuity.
www.utm.edu /research/iep/a/academy.htm   (433 words)

  
 Washington State Patrol - Training Academy
The Washington State Patrol Academy is located in a rural setting on the Olympic Peninsula, approximately 25 miles north of Olympia, Washington, just off of U.S. Highway 101.
The training complex, initially dedicated in 1969, is situated amid 190 acres of evergreen forests with occasional vistas of the Olympic Mountains.
Young adults who are focusing on careers in criminal justice attend the Academy each year from communities throughout the state.
www.wsp.wa.gov /hrd/academy.htm   (550 words)

  
 United States Air Force Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Twenty-seven of the Academy's 108 eligible technical sergeants were selected for promotion to master sergeant, a 25 percent selection rate.
Academy CFC Hero honored in D.C. Maj. Rebekah Friday, 10th Medical Operations Squadron, will be one of three military Combined Federal Campaign Heroes to be honored at a ceremony in the White House Executive Office Building June 9.
The Academy chaplain selected as 2006's Military Chaplains Association Distinguished Service Award for the U.S. Air Force Chaplain says he has adjusted his approach but the core effort is still the same.
www.usafa.af.mil   (1112 words)

  
 Academy of Music Northwest (AMN)
We are a private, nonprofit (501.c.3), music academy, chartered to prepare and deliver the next generation of leaders and achievers in music.
This is made possible by the combination of their own talent and hard work, outstanding instrumental and vocal teachers, an understanding of the music and performance practice from high caliber music studies, and regular performance in solo, chamber music ensemble, chamber orchestra, and other programs, under the direction of professional teachers, coaches, and conductors.
Steinway is the official piano of the Academy.
www.amnw.org   (993 words)

  
 New Mexico State Police - Life at the Academy
The academy is run in a military fashion and will prove to be the most demanding 18 weeks of your life.
The academy is ran in a military fashion and will prove to be the most demanding 18 weeks of your life.
While at the Academy you will be required to participate in rigorous physical activities that include regular exercise and running activities as well as intensive Defensive Tactics Training.
www.nmsp.com /academy.htm   (510 words)

  
 CHP -- California Highway Patrol Academy
A shortage of funds in 1938 caused the Academy to be suspended as a full-time training school and for the next 11 years it operated sporadically for recruit classes only.
The Academy was revived and given permanent status in 1948.
The CHP Academy is recognized as one of the finest law enforcement institutions in the world.
www.chp.ca.gov /html/academybrochure.html   (879 words)

  
 Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Men and women accepted into the 20 week academy will be classified according to merit system guidelines as OHP Cadets, with a salary of $2,500.00 per month.
Academy graduates will receive their commissions as sworn officers of the State of Oklahoma.
After graduation from the Patrol Academy cadets are reclassified as probationary troopers with a salary of $2,750.00 per month.
www.dps.state.ok.us /ohp/ptrlacdy.htm   (247 words)

  
 Academy - Extended Campus Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The SOU summer ACADEMY program, which is entering its twenty-sixth year of operation, has long been recognized as an outstanding educational opportunity for students in the Pacific Northwest.
ACADEMY 2006 concludes Saturday afternoon following final classes with the presentation of certificates and a closing ceremony for students and their families.
NOTE: Students who have attended ACADEMY within the past two years and wish to return may update their files by submitting one confidential letter of recommendation from a current classroom teacher and items 1, 2, 3, and 5.
www.sou.edu /ecp/youth/academy   (890 words)

  
 NSDC - Connect with NSDC: Academy
The NSDC Academy is an extended and profound learning experience that models the Council’s vision for professional learning and teamwork in schools.
Academy members work collaboratively to learn about and solve significant student learning problems that occur within their school, district, or organization.
Academy members include district administrators, principals, teachers, and personnel from local, state, and national educational agencies, as well as university faculty, independent staff development providers, and leaders from nonprofit educational organizations.
www.nsdc.org /connect/academy.cfm   (249 words)

  
 Welcome to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2006 will be presented on Sunday, February 25, 2007, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center®.
The Academy's Margaret Herrick Library is an unparalleled resource for information on all aspects of motion pictures.
Visit the Academy Events Calendar for a complete listing of public programs, screenings, seminars and other Academy related happenings.
www.oscars.org   (124 words)

  
 Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts
The Academy spent a week of rehearsals in Eager, Arizona last week trying to polish off their show in preparation for the final leg of their journey to Madision.
The Academy is looking for three individuals to fill recent openings in the brass section of the 2006 corps.
Now is your opportunity to advertise or be a sponsor of the Arizona Academy of the Performing Arts and the 2006 DCI Summer Music Games Southwest Corps Connection scheduled for June 21st at Mesa Red Mountain High School and July 29th at Glendale Community College.
www.arizonaacademy.org   (265 words)

  
 Academy Awards® Oscars Winners
Oscar® and Academy Awards® and Oscar® design mark are the trademarks and service marks and the Oscar© statuette the copyrighted property, of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The establishment of the Academy (and its awards system) has had a major effect and influence upon the film industry, due to the enormous boost a nomination or award (for a film or actor) creates, by giving prestige and bottom-line profits to a studio or performer.
A full and complete history and commentary on the Academy Awards from its early beginnings to the present is available, by decade and by individual year.
www.filmsite.org /oscars.html   (891 words)

  
 M a y b e L o g i c A c a d e m y :: info
Courses are grounded in the philosophy and perspective of maybe logic, an approach which emphasizes the fallibility and relativity of perception and tends to approach information and observations with questions, probabilities and multiple perspectives rather than absolute truths.
Academy courses are designed to help individuals broaden their perspectives and perceptions of the world.
Instructors from Academy courses often drop in to post oddities and join in discussion threads and the Academy Chat Room.
www.maybelogic.org /academy.htm   (483 words)

  
 alt Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The dance academy offers instruction in tap, ballet, jazz, hip-hop and ballroom to students ranging in age from three to adult.
The theatre academy offers instruction in theatre and voice to over 120 students each semester ranging in age from five to adult.
The theatre academy operates under the guidance of a full-time Education Director and is housed in ALT's Adventure Space.
www.amarillolittletheatre.org /academy.html   (141 words)

  
 Welcome to The Snooker Academy...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Based in the UK, The Snooker Academy is a unique facility which offers International Snooker Associations the opportunity to send their best young talent from around the world to be coached by elite coaching staff and have the opportunity to play with some of the top snooker professionals in the world.
The Snooker Academy is also open to individuals who are wishing to improve their game and/or prepare for a tournament.
The Snooker Academy has been conceived and designed by snooker professionals to provide a total management and coaching programme for snooker students.
www.snookeracademy.co.uk   (299 words)

  
 Academy -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In this role, she is responsible for the Ballet Austin Academy's syllabus and working with the faculty to implement an integrated curriculum.
In this role, she teaches the dancers in the Creative Movement Division and the Pre-Ballet Division, introducing the youngest age groups of the Ballet Austin Academy to dance in a classroom environment.
Jennifer Stein is a Pilates instructor at the Ballet Austin Academy.
www.balletaustin.org /academy/faculty.html   (4419 words)

  
 American Academy of Actuaries
The Academy comments on an effort by insurance regulators and legislators to create a national plan for handling mega-catastrophe risk.
The Academy presents numerous reports for the NAIC summer meeting, including many on principle-based reserving and RBC.
The Academy commends the Secretary of Energy for suspending a controversial new policy that would stop reimbursing DOE contractors for new workers' pension costs.
www.actuary.org   (276 words)

  
 The Indiana Academy
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities is a two-year residential public high school for gifted and talented students located on the campus of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
The Academy student body reflects the cultural, economic, ethnic, and racial diversity of the state of Indiana.
In addition to the residential program, the Academy's Office of Outreach Programs offers full-year high school distance learning courses, summer workshops for teachers, and technology workshops for students.
www.bsu.edu /web/academy   (178 words)

  
 New York State Police Academy
The Academy's motto "Excellence through Knowledge" is more than just a phrase for the New York State Police - it is the essence of a doctrine that has prevailed since 1917.
In addition to training State Police personnel, the Academy provides instruction in areas of criminal investigation, forensics and other topical issues to members of other police departments and outside agencies who routinely look to the State Police for assistance.
The Academy continues to be a point of interest for visitors to the area, as well as criminal justice students from various area schools.
www.troopers.state.ny.us /Academy   (264 words)

  
 Allegiance Academy - Your Journey Begins Here   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Grimmwolf saved the Academy from such a mess by providing not only a free host, but also great amounts of space that allowed you, the reader, to take advantage of ensured links to important files as well as a greater amount of media files.
I am, and you should all be too, grateful for having Grimmwolf host the Academy for all this time.
Seeing the importance of the Allegiance Academy, Noir has generously offered to host the Academy with a greater amount of space.
www.alleg-academy.org   (1281 words)

  
 Starfleet Academy
The Academy is the education/entertainment branch of STARFLEET: The International Star Trek Fan Association, Inc. We offer a wide varitety of courses ranging from testing trivial knowledge of the Star Trek universe to expanding general knowledge about the world around us.
The Academy's curriculum has been designed to be offered exclusively to the members of STARFLEET, and is free of charge for any course taken that is available through email or as part of the Online Academy.
STARFLEET Academy is constantly working to provide new subjects and areas of study for your enlightenment and entertainment.
academy.sfi.org   (415 words)

  
 IMDb: Academy Awards, USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a professional honorary organization composed of over 6,000 motion picture craftsmen and women.
The most popular story is that Margaret Herrick, an Academy employee and eventual executive director, remarked that the statuette resembled her Uncle Oscar, and the Academy staff began to refer to it by that name.
The Academy Awards ceremonies are commonly named after their according year of eligibility of films.
www.imdb.com /Sections/Awards/Academy_Awards_USA   (299 words)

  
 Freshman Academy
Freshman Academy is an organization of learning communities dedicated to improving the academic, social, civic, and spiritual experiences of first-year students at BYU.
Freshman Academy believes that in a community, all individuals are responsible for their own learning and for creating a setting in which others can learn as well.
Students who join Freshman Academy agree to participate fully in their learning communities by attending classes, collaborating with fellow students, interacting with faculty members, and keeping their commitments, among other things.
academy.byu.edu   (268 words)

  
 Medical Library Association: Academy of Health Info. Professionals
The academy recognizes the personal investment of time and effort required for exemplary professional performance and for contributions to the association and to the profession.
The academy provides a structure for individualized professional development for all health information professionals, no matter how long they've been in the field.
Whether you are new to the profession or have been working in it for years, the academy has a membership level and professional development guidelines for you.
www.mlanet.org /academy   (115 words)

  
 State of Nevada, Department of Public Safety   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Specific academy training may also be required depending on the individual agency.
Due to the increasing number of law enforcement agencies under its wing, the department was renamed the Department of Motor Vehicles and Public Safety in 1985.
The newly-revamped POST Committee and the NLEA were responsible for training state-level peace officers, and for the certification of all 16 Nevada law enforcement academies operated for 131 law enforcement agencies.
dps.nv.gov /academy   (679 words)

  
 United States Coast Guard Academy
To meet the professional needs of the United States Coast Guard of educating fleet-ready officers, the program at the Academy is more demanding than non-military colleges.
On our waterfront campus  and on the seas, we transform young men and women to serve with skill, commitment and character.
Developing leaders of character...at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy it is more than just a slogan, it is the core of everyday life.
www.uscga.edu   (225 words)

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