Georgia Tech & Science

First Annual Balloon Release to Make International Impact

16 12 2017

The balloon release is an international synchronized event where participants will gather together with a common vision: to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ. Gainesville, GA, December 15, 2017 -- On Sunday, December 24, 2017, hundreds will gather together for a phenomenal event with one common vision: to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ. The first annual Chosen Balloon Release is set to take place at 1:00 p.m. where a worldwide synchronized balloon release will take place. Attached to each balloon will be an encouraging word, scripture, or prayer. Churches across Georgia and as far away as Africa and India are expected to participate. After a prayer, participants will release their balloons at their designated gathering place.When asked about the importance of the event, Min. Rhonda Whelchel stated, "Someone somewhere in this huge world may need to know that Jesus loves them."Pastor W.J. Whelchel, III, Pastor of Hickory Grove C.M.E. Church in Dahlonega, GA is looking forward to...

Global Away from Home Tissue Products Market: Product Innovation to Fuel Revenue Growth

15 12 2017

Albany, NY -- 12/15/2017 -- The report also provides the overall assessment of the key driving and restraining factor hampering the market, along with the challenges and opportunities for the market players are in listed. This wide-ranging report on "Global Away from Home Tissue Market" has recently been included to Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE)'s extensive research repository.  The market is worth at US$24,610.0 Million by 2016 and it is projected to reach a valuation of US$31,449.9 Million toward the close of forecast period. Away from home tissue is estimated to witness at a 4.2% CAGR during the period of forecast, 2017 till 2022.Get Free Sample Report @ https://www.mrrse.com/sample/3894Global Away from Home Tissue Products Market: Market DynamicsThe growing demand for sanitation and awareness to maintain hygiene among several end users which include, public places, educational institutes, businesses and commercial institutions, healthcare institutions,...

Zosano Announces Resignation of Bruce Steel from Board of Directors

15 12 2017

FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 15, 2017 -- Zosano Pharma Corporation (NASDAQ:ZSAN) (“Zosano” or the “Company”) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on providing rapid systemic administration of therapeutics to patients using our proprietary ADAM technology, announced today that Bruce Steel has tendered his resignation from the Board of Directors, effective immediately. “Bruce has been instrumental in guiding the Company through its transition from a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson to becoming an independent company and our eventual IPO in early 2015.  We appreciate his long tenure representing interests of our shareholders and his valued counsel to management,” said John Walker, Chairman and CEO.“It has been a difficult decision to resign from the Board of Directors of Zosano, as I believe the Company has the near-term potential to successfully complete the development of M207 and, if approved by the FDA, offer a much-needed alternative to acute migraine...

CapTech Food Fight Raises 6480 Meals for the Atlanta Community Food Bank

15 12 2017

ATLANTA, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Competing in the inaugural CapTech National Food Fight, the Atlanta office of CapTech raised $1,620 for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The CapTech Food Fight is a friendly competition among the consulting firm's eight office locations.  The check presentation took place at the Food Bank on December 15th. CapTech Atlanta Food Fight Raises 6480 Meals for the Atlanta Community Food Bank "During this busy holiday season, with the need continuing to grow, we are grateful for the support of CapTech," said Lan Huynh, Food Drive & Event Specialist at the Food Bank. "Their generous donation will help provide nutritious meals for children, seniors and working families in our community." CapTech's National Food Fight raised over $40,000 for local food banks across the country this year. Over a two-week period in November, CapTechers in the Denver office competed in the friendly rivalry against other CapTech markets to raise...

Selective Insurance Group Announces Officer Appointments

15 12 2017

BRANCHVILLE, N.J., Dec. 15, 2017 -- Selective Insurance Company of America, a subsidiary of Selective Insurance Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGI), announces the following officer appointments. Matthew Caton to Vice President, Property Claims.  Mr. Caton joined Selective in 2015 as Assistant Vice President, Property Claims. Prior to that, he served as Associate Manager of Property Claims for North and South Carolina for Travelers Insurance. He earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Marshall University in West Virginia and holds the Associate in Claims and Associate in Insurance Services designations. John Hsu to Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management. Mr. Hsu joined Selective in July 2017. Prior to that, he served as Chief Reserving Actuary at Hallmark Financial Services. Mr. Hsu earned his Master of Actuarial Science at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia and his Bachelor of Business Administration at National Chung Hsing University in...

LabRoots Announces Winner of Its Fall STEM Scholarship

15 12 2017

Reshmi Ranjith, winner of the LabRoots Fall STEM Scholarship YORBA LINDA, Calif. December 15, 2017 LabRoots, the leading provider of educational and interactive virtual events for tech innovators, engineers, and scientists from around the world, is excited to announce Reshmi Ranjith as the winner of the LabRoots Fall STEM scholarship, awarding her $2,000 to support her in her academic pursuits in the STEM fields. Ranjith is a senior at Westhill High School, who plans on attending Georgia Institute of Technology next fall, majoring in computer science. She has taken computer science courses since her sophomore year, which has fueled her passion and inspiration for majoring in it. She has won the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Award, served as a tutor for struggling students and has already secured an on-going internship in the Stamford Government’s Technology Department. In her free time outside of her academic pursuits, she has served as the co-president of her school’s Girls...

Palladium Equity Partners Names New Senior Managing Director, Managing Director and Principal

15 12 2017

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Palladium Equity Partners, LLC (along with its affiliates, "Palladium"), a private investment firm with approximately $3.0 billion in assets under management, today announced that it has promoted its investment professionals Luis Zaldivar and Caleb Clark to the positions of Senior Managing Director and Managing Director, respectively, and hired Chris Allen as a new Principal. Marcos Rodriguez, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Palladium, said, "The well-deserved promotions of Luis and Caleb reflect their significant accomplishments in sourcing new investments, creating value at our portfolio companies and exemplifying the values of our firm. In addition, we are pleased to welcome Chris Allen, an accomplished investment professional possessing experience that is well matched to the Palladium team." "It is gratifying to recognize the contributions of these outstanding professionals to our franchise and exciting to welcome new talent to...

Zymeworks (ZYME) Alert: Johnson Fistel Announces Investigation of Zymeworks Inc.; Encourages Investors to Contact the Firm for Additional Information

15 12 2017

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 15, 2017 -- Johnson Fistel, LLP, is investigating potential violations of the federal securities laws by Zymeworks Inc. (NYSE: ZYME) ("Zymeworks") and certain of its officers and directors. Zymeworks is a technology platform biotech company with a focus primarily on cancer drug development.  Zymeworks develops protein therapeutics for the treatment of cancer based upon the Company's molecular modeling software for optimizing protein structure. On April 28, 2017, Zymeworks sold 4.5 million shares of stock in its initial public stock offering (the "IPO"), raising $58.50 million in new capital.  However, since the IPO, Zymeworks stock has imploded, on December 14, 2017, the stock closed at $8.13. Specifically, Johnson Fistel's investigation seeks to determine whether the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with its April 2017 initial public stock offering (the "IPO") contained untrue statements...

Randi D. Ward Recognized as a VIP Member by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

15 12 2017

Lawrenceville, GA, December 15, 2017 -- Randi D. Ward of Lawrenceville, Georgia has been recognized as a VIP Member for 2017 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the fields of education, writing and humanitarianism.About Randi D. WardRandi Ward has 6 years experience as a self-employed Author and Humanitarian. She is retired after 37 years in the field of American Education. During her education career, she taught globally. Randi currently specializes in education, writing, environmental activism and humanitarianism. She serves as the Honorary President, Advocate and Ambassador for World Peace Forest (Africa) in Egypt. She is the Chief Editor and Writer for Morocco Pens and a Co-administrator for the Arabian Online Press.After obtaining a B.A. in Language Arts 7-12, Randi then obtained a M.A. in Gifted Education 7-12; both from Marshall University. Previously she served as a U.S. Regional Director and Volunteer with Africa Nomads...

HGTV® Contractor Chip Wade Answers Top Home Winterization and Storm Questions

15 12 2017

Press Release - updated: Dec 14, 2017 19:14 EST MILWAUKEE, December 14, 2017 - ​​Cooler days and longer nights are here. Is your home winter-ready? Here are some of the top questions homeowners ask Chip Wade, best known as the Emmy-winning host of Elbow Room, Curb Appeal: The Block and several other HGTV® shows. Q: What is the first step we should take with our home as the weather gets cooler? A: Winterize now. Winterization is about looking at the outer envelope of the house – the roof, the walls, the doors and windows; it’s all about stopping airflow from the outside in and inside out. To do that, things like caulking cracks, installing new weather stripping and making sure your doors and windows are in great working order are the first steps. Q: How do I know if it’s time to replace my furnace or if I need to continue spending money on repairs? A: The simple answer is, if your furnace is at least 10 years old or older, or if you have had a couple years in a row where you’ve...

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