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  Augustana College - Rock Island, IL - Colleges of Distinction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Augustana College is a private, residential four-year college of the liberal arts and sciences founded in 1860, related to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Augustana College, rooted in the liberal arts and sciences and a Lutheran expression of the Christian faith, is committed to offering a challenging education that develops qualities of mind, spirit, and body necessary for a rewarding life of leadership and service in a diverse and changing world.
Rock Island, Illinois, which is part of the Quad Cities metro area; 115 wooded acres overlooking the Mississippi River; 165 miles west of Chicago, 230 miles north of St. Louis, and 176 miles east of Des Moines.
www.collegesofdistinction.com /collegetemplates/fastfacts.asp?cid=132   (330 words)

 Simon's Rock College of Bard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While Simon's Rock is still the only college to take this approach with all of its students, it is now only one of a number of early college entrance programs that provide opportunities for students to enter college one or more years ahead of their traditional high school graduation date.
Simon's Rock is named after a large glacial erratic, currently in the woods on the campus, a short walk from the main part of the campus.
The llama is the mascot of Simon's Rock College.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Simon's_Rock_College   (1700 words)

 College rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the USA, college rock was a term used to describe 1980s alternative rock before the term "alternative" came into common usage.
So named because it was primarily played on campus radio stations, these bands combined the experimentation of post punk and new wave with a more melodic pop style and an underground sensibility.
By the 1990s, however, the genre had been supplanted by grunge and indie rock.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/College_rock   (158 words)

 Rock Creek Campus : PCC
The Rock Creek Campus is situated about 12 miles west of downtown Portland, in the rapidly growing Beaverton-Hillsboro area of Washington County.
The land for this scenic oasis was purchased in 1969 for $584,955 and has provided a great return on Portland Community College's investment, offering important educational services to a rural-suburban community.
The campus is a model for successful partnerships with area high schools, and its science-technology building, completed in 1995, houses up-to-date laboratories and classrooms.
www.pcc.edu /about/locations/rock-creek   (208 words)

 Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
Augustana College is a selective college of the liberal arts and sciences located on 115 wooded acres near the Mississippi River in
Rock Island, Illinois, which is part of the Quad Cities metro area.
Augustana College ranks among the top 10 percent of all colleges and universities based on the number of graduates who go on to earn doctorate degrees.
www.elca.org /colleges/institutions/augustana_il.html   (190 words)

 Estrada: Rock Valley College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rock Valley College is a public, two-year community college located in Rockford, Illinois.
Rock Valley College officials knew that the college’s Web site needed a facelift, but they wanted a solution that was more than skin deep.
Rock Valley’s Web team set up the Workflows, or review chains of individuals who read and approve new content before it can be published to the Web.
www.estradacms.com /e.asp?durki=1385   (1253 words)

 Americans use their mortgage to cover college cost - Rock Financial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
With college tuition, room and board, and other educational fees on the rise, many parents are finding that their mortgage is a powerful financial tool that can help them cover the cost of college.
According to The College Board's 2003 Trends in College Pricing Report, the average cost of tuition and fees at all four-year collegiate institutions, when adjusted for inflation, is now 47 percent higher than it was ten years ago.
Rock Financial is a Service Mark of Quicken Loans Inc. Refer to Terms of Use for list of Quicken Loans Inc.'s service marks.
www.rockfinancial.com /about/press-room/news/college-tuition.html   (679 words)

 Amherst College Athletics: Men's Basketball: Jeffs Rock Mass. College
AMHERST, MA - The Amherst College men's basketball team placed seven players in double figures and 13 players in the scoring column en route to a 116-57 season-opening win over visiting non-league foe Mass.
Mass College managed to cut the lead to seven points, 19-12, with 13:27 remaining in the first half, but it was as close as they would get as the Jeffs extended the lead to 47-30 at the break.
College, which fell to 1-2 on the season, was led by junior guard Glen Mills (Springfield, MA), who scored a game-high 16 points in defeat.
www.amherst.edu /~sports/2001_2002/m-bball/1127_masscollege.html   (459 words)

 Simon’s Rock College of Bard - My College Guide
Simon's Rock College of Bard is the only four-year residential college of the liberal arts and sciences specifically designed to provide bright, highly motivated students with the opportunity to begin college after the tenth or eleventh grade.
At Simon’s Rock, you’ll be part of a community of kindred spirits who have all entered college early and are eager and ready to accept the challenges, freedoms, and responsibilities of college life.
Students who complete the BA degree at Simon’s Rock engage in a highly individualized program offering a broad array of concentrations in the visual and performing arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
www.mycollegeguide.org /CollegeDetail.php?CollegeID=67   (679 words)

 Simon's rock college of bard - Uncyclopedia
Simon's Rock College of Bard is a government-run institution whose purpose is to seclude certain individuals who pose a possible threat to society (aka, those who think for themselves).
Contrary to the belief of many people not familiar with Simon's Rock, the college is named after a style of music, not a geological feature.
The locals tend not to associate with Simon's Rock because they think the students and faculty are a bunch of crazy weirdos (because of their lack of alcohol consumption).
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Simon's_rock_college_of_bard   (1024 words)

 District College: Slippery Rock solid, a hit in the rankings
This has been a baseball season on the rise for Slippery Rock, which is ranked 13th in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America Division II poll and 16th by Collegiate Baseball Magazine.
The Rock (27-8) is 8-2 with a 2 1/2-game lead over second-place and two-time defending champion California in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Division midway through the season.
Slippery Rock, whose 14-game winning streak challenged the school record of 16 set in 1968, is 4-2 after a 4-1 loss to Lock Haven in the second game of a doubleheader last week.
www.post-gazette.com /sports/collegeother/20030416dist0416p5.asp   (576 words)

 Rockport College · A School For Photographers, Filmmakers, Writers And Visual Artists.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Rockport College · A School For Photographers, Filmmakers, Writers And Visual Artists.
At Rockport College, each student is free to search for his or her own voice while working to master the craft to express that voice.
It is our mission at Rockport College to nurture today's and tomorrow's storytellers and imagemakers through their developmental years, to lead, encourage, inspire and challenge them as they proceed along their individual paths to successful careers.
www.rockportcollege.edu   (172 words)

 Remington College, Little Rock Campus, Arkansas
When you attend Remington College, you will be taught by a faculty that meets or exceeds the rigorous standards established by a nationally recognized accreditation agency — one that is recognized by the United States Department of Education, and by the various State regulatory agencies or Commissions charged with oversight of privately owned colleges.
Students who drop or are dropped from the college before completion of their degree or program of study must return their laptops to the college.
Students who complete their degree or program of study, but who are not current on their financial obligations to the college must return their laptops to the college.
www.remingtoncollege.edu /littlerock/index.html   (753 words)

 College Rock Downloads - Download College Rock Music - Download College Rock MP3s
Guitarist/vocalist Bob Mould was studying at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN, and working at a record store, which is where he met drummer/vocalist Grant Hart and bassist Greg Norton.
Meanwhile, Amy Ray drew heavily from the singer/songwriter aspects of punk rock, citing influences such as the Jam, the Pretenders, and Hüsker Dü for her more abrasive and direct approach.
Another collection of scattered sides, The Jesus and Mary Chain Hate Rock 'n' Roll, followed a year later, highlighted by the single "I Hate Rock 'n' Roll," a scabrous swipe which reclaimed the pure noise attack of their earliest work.
www.mp3.com /genre/313/subgenre.html   (3665 words)

 University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The mission of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Education is to promote and strengthen the professional development of individuals concerned with education and human resource development in a variety of settings such as schools, colleges and universities, private and corporate organizations, and government agencies.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Education is fully accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and has maintained that accreditation since 1971.
UALR is Invited to Join National Education Consortium The Renaissance Group, a national consortium of leading universities known for strong colleges of education and university-wide commitment to the preparation of educators, has invited UALR's College of Education to join the group.
www.ualr.edu /coedept   (305 words)

The mission of the Rock Valley College SIFE Team shall be to provide members the best opportunity to make a difference through providing education and supporting economic development in our community; focusing on enhancing the leadership, team work, and communications skills of our members.
Rock Valley College SIFE Team’s goal is to achieve a status in our community as a permanent organization who is a leading influence in increasing entrepreneurship, ethical behavior and financial independence which will greatly impact the economic growth of our community.
Rock Valley College Students In Free Enterprise is truly making a difference through teaching, learning, and leading in our college, our community, our nation, and our world.
rvcsife.org   (370 words)

 Alternative rock Biography,info
"Alternative rock" is essentially an umbrella term for underground music that has emerged in the wake of the punk rock movement since the mid 1980s.
In the late 80s, the US underground scene and college radio were dominated by college rock bands like the Pixies, They Might Be Giants, Dinosaur Jr, and Throwing Muses as well as post-punk survivors from Britain.
"Indie rock" is still sometimes used to describe the alternative rock of the 1980s, but as a genre term it generally refers to alternative music that stayed underground after the mainstream breakthrough of the genre in the early 1990s
music.musictnt.com /biography/sdmc_Alternative_rock   (3617 words)

 Clinton Junior College
Location: Clinton Junior College is located in the heart of the growing industrial Piedmont area, within the city limits of Rock Hill, South Carolina.
Clinton Junior College is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education to award the Associate of Liberal Arts and Associate of Small Business degrees and the Certificate of Christian Ministry.
College work-aid is available to those students not qualifying for work-study to work in departments of the College.
www.petersons.com /blackcolleges/profiles/clinton_jr.asp?sponsor=1714   (469 words)

 Rock Valley College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
If you have questions regarding options that might be available, please contact the Logan College Admissions Office at 1-800-533-9210 or at loganadm@logan.edu.
A course in College Algebra is also required to earn the Human Biology Bachelor’s degree from Logan.
Logan College of Chiropractic makes every effort to keep this program current but cannot be responsible for revisions, deletions and/or additions to the curriculum.
www.logan.edu /coursework_planning_guides/IL/rock_valley.asp   (347 words)

 WOMANROCK.com | feature | college girl rock - december 2001
Each month, either Jessica Sposato or Sarah Carhart will be reporting from their college campuses on the state of women and music in 2001-02.
I'm standing in the basement of Ministry, one of the dilapidated houses occupied by students of the college.
Their music is refreshing in what is often a wasteland of college bands here at Oberlin.
www.womanrock.com /features/college_girl_rock_1201.html   (472 words)

 College Ministry : The Rock Church
Walking into the Rock for the 1st time, I was amazed to see how many people were there.
I began to work at the Rock as the College Pastor about a year later.
My hope is that the College Ministry will be a place where you can find community, belonging, and a place to further your walk with God.
www.therocksandiego.org /ministries/college   (504 words)

 Lutheran Educational Conference of North America
Lutheran college alumni report perceptions of higher quality teaching, reputation, and academic facilities than flagship public alumni.
According to our alumni survey, 54% of the graduates of Lutheran colleges participated in a college-sponsored internship, in contrast to just 31% of public university graduates.
You will see how our member colleges respond to the needs and resources of individual students and their families.
www.lutherancolleges.org   (171 words)

 Rock & Roll College
This year WSPN was even cited as one of the top ten college music radio stations by "The Princeton Review." WSPN also recently began broadcasting over the Internet, helping to define Skidmore to an outside audience.
While it is impossible to peg down the most popular style of music at Skidmore, most Skidmore students cite alternative rock as their favorite musical genre.
Of students polled by the Skidmore News, 19 percent of the student body favors alternative rock, while 12 percent of the student body each listen to jam bands, blues/jazz, and rap/hip-hop.
www.skidmore.edu /studentorgs/skidnews/2001-12-07/a-e/cover.shtml   (2508 words)

 Eagle Rock Jr/Sr High > College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Below are several links to sites concerning college admissions, Scholarships, financial aid, college life, academic assistance, and health and safety.
So that the college office may better assist you in your college application process, we need to know the colleges to which you are applying, their application deadlines, and other information as well as have your and your parents' permission to share information with those schools.
Students who need letters of recommendation either from the College Counselor or from a teacher are encouraged to fill out the Senior Brag Sheet (résumé) downloadable here.
the-rock.lausd.k12.ca.us /offices/college   (414 words)

 WOMANROCK.com | feature | college girl rock - may 2002
A week or two later I went to an Open Mic night at Hofstra to see her play and thought, for the first time, I was watching a girl my age play music that really moved me. The feeling was inspiring and exhilarating and I knew this girl was the real thing.
Before that, she didn't have the opportunity and felt as if she wasn't ready to play in front of people: "It seemed so scary; it was like reading pages from my diary." But after a positive reaction at an Open Mic, she felt ready to start playing more often.
Long Island offered a similar milieu to the Bard scene, where she would play with punk rock bands, primarily consisting of boys.
www.womanrock.com /features/college_girl_rock_0502.html   (1801 words)

 Centre College: Rock talk: Education majors develop classroom activity
Their presentation demonstrated how rocks can be used as a learning tool for students and how to make it fun.
The group taught students how to identify different types of rocks, and also showed them how to make a rock of their own using clay and plaster.
One painted their triangular rock like a pizza, another who had a hump-shaped rock painted theirs like a ladybug.
www.centre.edu /web/news/2002/rock02.html   (249 words)

 Rockford's Newspaper Rock River Times | rockford illinois news information
In 1997, Rock Valley College (RVC) President Roland Chapdelaine charged $770 to his former college’s credit card for three round-trip airline tickets from Philadelphia to O’Hare Airport at the same time he was being considered for his current RVC position.
According to Cumberland County College documents, Chapdelaine’s first airline charge to Cumberland County was Friday, May 23, 1997, for himself for a $144 round-trip flight from Philadelphia to O’Hare.
The Rock River Times attempted to obtain all of Chapdelaine’s Cumberland County contracts and expense accounts since 1989.
www.rockrivertimes.com /index.pl?cmd=viewstory&id=5418   (1149 words)

 The Slats locate precious college rock, "Pick It Up" - Diversions
The category of college rock was created to pigeonhole the kind of self-conscious pop rock that became popular with the explosion of college radio in the 1980s.
In one of the better songs on the album, "The Diabetic Coma," he is able to sing lyrics like "I'm as serious as a maladaptive pancreas/you need a need a needle to regulate this" and make you believe the phrase is catchy.
But in college rock, the art is about suggestion of intelligence rather than assertion of intelligence.
www.loyolaphoenix.com /news/2004/11/03/Diversions/The-Slats.Locate.Precious.College.Rock.pick.It.Up-791185.shtml   (351 words)

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