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April 30, 2012 —
NEW YORK, NY — (Marketwire) — 04/30/12 — Fueled By Ramen has announced its signing of Twenty One Pilots. The band revealed the news to its hometown fans over the weekend at a sold out gig at Columbus, Ohio’s LC Pavilion. The show, which sold out over two weeks in advance, was upgraded to the larger LC Pavilion (2200 capacity) from the Newport Music Hall (1500 capacity) due to enormous popular demand. Twenty One Pilots will make its label debut with an as-yet-untitled new EP which was recorded in Los Angeles with producer Greg Wells (Weezer, All American Rejects, OneRepublic, Adele). The EP is slated for release in the coming months and will be followed later this year by a full-length album. In addition, a wide range of national tour dates will be announced shortly.
The duo — that is, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dunn — said, “We are thrilled to be a part of the Fueled By Ramen family. Our fans have been our inspiration and upon meeting the Fueled By Ramen team we felt a true understanding of the importance of our fan base. Now that FBR is part of our team we feel that we have no boundari…………… continues on Broadcast Newsroom
Owl e-learning alliance announced in New York
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An online learning initiative has been launched by Jamestown Community College (JCC) and five partner institutions from the State University of New York (Suny).
These are the community colleges of Erie, Finger Lakes, Corning, Genesee and Monroe, which together form the Online Western New York Learning Alliance (Owl).
All of these organisations have received full accreditation from the Middle State Association of Colleges and Schools and have been authorised by Suny to offer online degrees in certain subject areas.
Every participating academic institution has a trained online specialist known as a ‘concierge’, who will deal with the concerns and questions of Owl students, as well as assist in academic progress and facilitate the enrolment and matriculation procedures.
Concierge and director of distance learning for JCC Cori Dunagan explained that participants in the e-learning scheme will be enrolled in only one of the above Owl institutions, but will be able to access online learning courses from the entire network.
Students will be “seamlessly transferring and earning credits among the partner colleges”, she explained.
Furthermore, people will be able to achieve a degree when they have completed the necessary coursework.
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