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Clarion, PA, United States

Clarion University of Pennsylvania is a public university located in Clarion, Pennsylvania. It is one of fourteen universities who are part of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education . The school was founded in 1867 and offers associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees and post master's certificates. Wikipedia.

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News Article | February 27, 2017
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Hayes, Inc., a leading provider of unbiased health technology assessments and consulting services, welcomes Alicia S. Bond as Executive Director and Vice President of Sales. In collaboration with Marketing, Clinical Services, and the Hayes executive team, the key new role focuses on maintaining and enhancing existing client relationships while pursuing new accounts and business development. “We are delighted to welcome Alicia to the company,” says Maura Connor, Chief Operating Officer at Hayes, Inc. “With over twenty-five years of success selling to the C-Suite in health systems and strategic leadership experience, she was the obvious choice to lead our sales teams in not just meeting, but exceeding our company objectives for 2017 and beyond. In addition, Alicia and her team will play a critical role in representing the needs of healthcare systems and payers that will shape the products and services we deliver in the future.” Hayes’ clients represent 91% of all covered lives in the U.S., and the company seeks to become the evidence solution of choice for clinical leadership and the supply chain/value analysis teams for all health systems. With such a dominant penetrance in the healthcare payer market, Ms. Bond will be tasked not only with maintaining current client satisfaction, but developing creative avenues for building new business in both the health plan and health system marketplace. Her decades of experience selling to the executive suite, combined with her international experience and training, will make her an invaluable member of the management team. “I am excited about joining the Hayes leadership team,” says Ms. Bond. “Their unparalleled commitment to providing fiercely unbiased evidence to improve healthcare is in complete alignment with my personal and professional philosophy. They have a strategic and innovative vision for the company, and I’m thrilled to be a part of their continued growth.” Ms. Bond holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration – Marketing, with a minor in Accounting from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Some of her additional training includes: Miller Heiman Strategic Sales, Winning Incorporated, and Six Sigma. Prior to joining Hayes, Ms. Bond worked as the Director of Corporate Accounts with Roche in Indianapolis, IN. Preceding her time at Roche, Ms. Bond held positions of progressive responsibility at Xerox/Xerox Global Services from 2003 to 2012, culminating with the title of Client Sales Director, Financial Services in 2012. ABOUT HAYES Hayes, Inc., an internationally recognized leader in health technology research and consulting, is dedicated to the delivery of high-quality healthcare and improved outcomes through the integration of evidence into decision making and policy development. The unbiased information and comparative-effectiveness analyses we provide enable evidence-based decisions about acquiring, managing, and paying for health technologies. Our worldwide clients include hospitals, healthcare systems, government agencies, health plans, and employers. For more information about Hayes, Inc., visit http://www.hayesinc.com. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.


News Article | November 25, 2016
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The nation’s best Online Engineering Degree Programs are being highlighted by leading higher education information and resource provider AffordableCollegesOnline.org for 2016-2017. The site released its ranking of the top 50 four-year schools and top 33 two-year schools offering engineering degrees online, honoring Siena Heights University, Eastern Michigan University, Texas A&M University, Indiana State University and Missouri State University Springfield as the highest scoring four-year schools and Holmes Community College, East Mississippi Community College, Crowder College, Tulsa Community College and Diablo Valley College as the highest scoring two-year schools. "Surveys show one of the most popular college major choices for high school seniors is engineering,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org. “As we see more colleges take their programs online to meet the growing demand, it’s important for us to highlight schools going the extra mile by offering the best combination of affordability and quality online engineering curriculum for students.” Colleges must meet specific minimum requirements to qualify for a spot on the AffordableCollegesOnline.org ranking. Each must be regionally accredited and hold public or private not-for-profit status. Maximum in-state tuition cost requirements are also set at $5,000 or less annually for two-year schools and $25,000 or less annually for four-year schools. Eligible colleges are scored based on more than a dozen unique data points, including financial aid offerings, graduation rates and variety of online programs. Final rankings are determined based on these school-specific scores. An alphabetical list of the schools on the 2016-2017 Best Online Engineering Degrees list can be found below. See the attached map for school count by state. Full rankings and further details on data and methodology can be found at the link below: Two-Year Schools on the 2016-2017 Best Online Engineering Degrees list: Arapahoe Community College Big Sandy Community and Technical College Bluegrass Community and Technical College Central Georgia Technical College Central Texas College College of the Siskiyous Columbus State Community College Cowley County Community College Crowder College Diablo Valley College East Mississippi Community College Eastern Iowa Community College District Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Gateway Community and Technical College Holmes Community College Hudson Valley Community College Iowa Central Community College Ivy Tech Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College Merced College North Dakota State College of Science Ocean County College Odessa College Ozarks Technical Community College Schoolcraft College Stark State College State Fair Community College Three Rivers Community College Truckee Meadows Community College Tulsa Community College Wake Technical Community College Washtenaw Community College Western Wyoming Community College Four-Year Schools on the 2016-2017 Best Online Engineering Degrees list: Arkansas State University - Main Campus Baker College of Muskegon Bemidji State University Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clemson University Daytona State College Delta State University East Carolina University Eastern Michigan University Eastern New Mexico University - Main Campus Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Worldwide Ferris State University Florida Atlantic University Fort Hays State University Indiana State University Indiana University - East Kennesaw State University Liberty University Missouri State University - Springfield Morehead State University National University Northern Arizona University Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Old Dominion University Pittsburg State University Saint Cloud State University Siena Heights University Southeast Missouri State University State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota Stony Brook University Texas A & M University - College Station The University of Alabama The University of Texas of the Permian Basin University of Arizona University of Arkansas at Little Rock University of Central Florida University of Delaware University of Massachusetts - Lowell University of Minnesota - Twin Cities University of Nebraska at Omaha University of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Dakota University of South Carolina - Upstate University of Southern Mississippi University of Toledo University of Virginia-Main Campus Utah Valley University Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Washburn University Western Kentucky University AffordableCollegesOnline.org began in 2011 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success. We have been featured by nearly 1,100 postsecondary institutions and nearly 120 government organizations.


News Article | November 17, 2016
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Leading online higher education resource center AffordableCollegesOnline.org has released it’s ranking of the Best Online Vocational & Trade Schools for 2016-2017. Lists include the top 100 schools offering trade or vocational training programs online, with Washburn University, University of Southern Mississippi, Siena Heights University, Weber State University and Fort Hays State University earning the highest scores in the four-year school category and East Mississippi Community College, San Juan College, Hutchinson Community College, New Mexico Junior College and Tulsa Community College earning the highest scores in the two-year school category. "Trade and vocational programs are making more of an impact when it comes to online education than ever before,” said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org. "Although many trades require hands-on training, the schools on our lists are giving students more flexibility by offering vocational learning programs online.” Schools are evaluated on a variety of cost and quality standards to determine their position on the Best Online Vocational & Trade Schools list by AffordableCollegesOnline.org. Each is required to meet specific base standards; all institutions must be accredited, public or private not-for-profit entities and must offer in-state tuition below $5,000 per year at two-year schools or $25,000 per year at four-year schools. Eligible institutions are divided by whether they are two-year or four-year schools, weighed on factors such as financial aid offerings and online program variety, then scored against one another to determine rank. More information on the data points, methodology and specific scores given to each school on the Best Online Vocational & Trade Schools list can be found online at: Two-year schools receiving honors on the 2016-2017 Best Online Vocational & Trade Schools list: Atlanta Technical College Barton County Community College Bluegrass Community and Technical College Central Georgia Technical College Central Piedmont Community College Central Texas College Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas Cowley County Community College Crowder College East Arkansas Community College East Mississippi Community College Edgecombe Community College Fayetteville Technical Community College Gateway Community and Technical College Georgia Piedmont Technical College Grayson College Great Falls College Montana State University Holmes Community College Hutchinson Community College Indian Hills Community College Itawamba Community College Kansas City Kansas Community College Madisonville Community College Metropolitan Community College Moraine Park Technical College Navarro College New Mexico Junior College North Dakota State College of Science Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar Northwest Mississippi Community College Oconee Fall Line Technical College Ozarks Technical Community College Pamlico Community College Panola College Pitt Community College San Juan College Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Shoreline Community College Sinclair College Southwest Virginia Community College Spokane Community College State Fair Community College Surry Community College Tallahassee Community College Three Rivers Community College Tulsa Community College Tyler Junior College Volunteer State Community College Western Nebraska Community College Four-year schools receiving honors on the 2016-2017 Best Online Vocational & Trade Schools list: California State University - East Bay Central Washington University Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clarkson College Clayton State University College of Southern Nevada East Carolina University East Tennessee State University Ferris State University Florida International University Fort Hays State University Granite State College Hampton University Hodges University Indiana State University Liberty University Morehead State University North Carolina Central University Northern Arizona University Northern State University Oklahoma State University-Main Campus Old Dominion University Oregon Institute of Technology Pennsylvania College of Technology Siena Heights University South Dakota State University Southern Polytechnic State University St. Petersburg College SUNY College of Technology at Canton The University of Alabama The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Tiffin University University of Cincinnati - Main Campus University of Louisiana at Monroe University of Massachusetts - Amherst University of Massachusetts - Lowell University of Michigan - Ann Arbor University of Mississippi University of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Dakota University of Southern Mississippi Utah Valley University Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Virginia Commonwealth University Washburn University Weber State University Western Carolina University Western Kentucky University Wichita State University William Woods University AffordableCollegesOnline.org began in 2011 to provide quality data and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Our free community resource materials and tools span topics such as financial aid and college savings, opportunities for veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success. We have been featured by nearly 1,100 postsecondary institutions and nearly 120 government organizations.


News Article | November 16, 2016
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The Community for Accredited Online Schools, a leader in higher education resources at AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org, has released the 2016-2017 list of Best Online Vocational Schools in the nation. Analyzing more than a dozen unique data points, the site scored and ranked schools offering vocational training programs online to determine the Best, with the following scoring highest: Washburn University, Weber State University, Siena Heights University, University of Southern Mississippi and Champlain College for four-year schools; East Mississippi Community College, Crowder College, Hutchinson Community College, State Fair Community College and Tulsa Community College for two-year schools. “Vocational occupations have been growing rapidly since 2000, with some industries showing much higher than average job growth projections through 2024,” said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools. “Schools on our list are seizing this opportunity, offering top-notch vocational training programs online to help more students prepare to work in fast-growing fields like construction management, medical assisting and other technical or health care positions.” The Community for Accredited Online Schools requires colleges to meet several qualifying standards before they can be considered for the Best Online Vocational Schools ranking. Each school must hold regional accreditation and be a public or private not-for-profit institutions. Schools are also required to provide students career placement services to be eligible. Comparing thousands of eligible programs nationwide, the site scores and ranks each based on statistics such as student-teacher ratios and graduation rates. A full description of the data and methodology used to score and rank the Best Online Vocational Schools, as well as a full list of programs with scores is published at: Top 50 Two-Year Schools recognized on the Best Online Vocational Programs listed alphabetically: Atlanta Technical College Barton County Community College Bluegrass Community and Technical College Bramson ORT College Central Georgia Technical College Central Piedmont Community College Central Texas College Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Collin College Columbus State Community College Crowder College East Mississippi Community College Fayetteville Technical Community College Gateway Community and Technical College Georgia Northwestern Technical College Georgia Piedmont Technical College Grayson College Great Falls College Montana State University Hutchinson Community College Indian Hills Community College Lakeshore Technical College Madisonville Community College Metropolitan Community College Minnesota State Community and Technical College Moraine Park Technical College New Mexico Junior College North Dakota State College of Science Northeast Iowa Community College - Calmar Ozarks Technical Community College Pamlico Community College Panola College Pitt Community College San Antonio College San Juan College Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Shoreline Community College Sinclair College Southwest Virginia Community College Southwestern Oregon Community College Spokane Community College St. Philip's College State Fair Community College Three Rivers Community College Tulsa Community College Tyler Junior College Volunteer State Community College Wallace State Community College - Hanceville West Kentucky Community and Technical College Western Nebraska Community College Westmoreland County Community College Top 50 Four-Year Schools recognized on the Best Online Vocational Programs listed alphabetically: Buena Vista University California State University - East Bay Champlain College Clarion University of Pennsylvania Clayton State University College of Southern Nevada East Carolina University Ferris State University Florida International University Fort Hays State University Granite State College Hampton University Hodges University Indiana State University Liberty University MCPHS University Misericordia University North Carolina Central University Northern Arizona University Northern State University Oklahoma State University - Main Campus Old Dominion University Oregon Institute of Technology Pennsylvania College of Technology Roger Williams University Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Siena Heights University South Dakota State University Southern Polytechnic State University St. Petersburg College SUNY College of Technology at Canton The University of Alabama The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Tiffin University University of Bridgeport University of Hartford University of Massachusetts - Amherst University of Massachusetts - Lowell University of Michigan - Ann Arbor University of Mississippi University of North Carolina at Charlotte University of North Dakota University of Oklahoma - Health Sciences Center University of Southern Mississippi Utah Valley University Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology Washburn University Weber State University Western Carolina University Western Kentucky University About Us: The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org) was founded in 2011 to provide students and parents with quality data and information about pursuing an affordable education that has been certified by an accrediting agency. Our community resource materials and tools span topics such as college accreditation, financial aid, opportunities available to veterans, people with disabilities, as well as online learning resources. We feature higher education institutions that have developed online learning programs that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational success. environments that include highly trained faculty, new technology and resources, and online support services to help students achieve educational and career success.


News Article | February 15, 2017
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The Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA) held its 69th Annual Conference in Philadelphia, PA on January 6th-9th. The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society (PATS) had numerous members gain recognition with new leadership roles and awards. Four athletic trainers were inducted into the EATA ’49 Club. Additionally, four members received the new leadership roles. Two members received awards and a former PATS and NATA Executive Board member delivered the Pinky Newell Address. Attendees enjoyed educational programming, exhibits and professional networking. Many members of PATS were honored throughout the weekend convention. Neil Curtis, EdD, LAT, ATC was elected into an Athletic Trainer Director-Elect position on the Board of Certification (BOC) Board of Directors. This Board of Directors is a nine-member group that governs the BOC. There are six athletic trainer directors, one physician director, one public director and one corporate/educational director. Curtis is currently an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Athletic Training Education within the department of sports medicine at West Chester University in West Chester, Pennsylvania. John “Doc” Moyer, LAT, ATC, was appointed as the District 2 Representative to the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Secondary School Committee. In addition, Moyer was honored with two awards. The first award presented was the 2017 Gatorade Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award. This award recognizes a certified athletic trainer from each National Athletic Trainer Association (NATA) district who has made outstanding contributions in furthering his or her high school’s athletic care program or the overall profession of secondary school athletic training. The second award presented to Moyer was the Henry Schein Award. This award recognizes a person who has make an outstanding contribution to the profession on the secondary or prep school level. Moyer is currently the PATS Past-President and the Head Athletic Trainer at Wilson High School in West Lawn, Pennsylvania where he has served for over 35 years. Two members of PATS were announced as new leaders within the EATA. John Hauth, EdD, LAT, ATC becomes President-Elect of the EATA. Hauth has served on various committees within PATS, in addition to leadership roles on the Executive Board. Hauth has also served Pennsylvania as the Representative for the EATA and NATA. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame Class of 2009. Currently, Hauth serves as Senior Director of Sports Medicine Relations at St. Luke’s Center for Sports Medicine in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Former PATS Treasurer, Dave Marchetti, MS, LAT, ATC, was announced as the EATA Treasurer. Marchetti currently is an Associate Clinical Professor and Athletic Trainer at Kings College in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Steve Nemes, LAT, ATC was awarded the EATA Presidential Award. The EATA Presidential Award is presented to a person who shows unselfish and dedicated efforts which has advanced the EATA and the athletic training profession. Nemes has been the past recipient of a PATS Board of Directors' Service Award for his many years as a member, and later, was Co-Chair of the College/ University Athletic Trainers' Committee, Chair of the Ethics Committee, and Chair of the Nominations and Election Committee. He also served as the Eastern Representative on the PATS Board of Directors from 1986-1988 and is also a member of the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame Class of 2010. Nemes showed leadership within the EATA as a member of their Workshop Committee and has served as the Chair. Nemes is currently in his 32nd year as head athletic trainer at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Four PATS members were inducted in the Inaugural Class of the EATA ’49 Club. This is the equivalent of the EATA Hall of Fame. Phil Donley, DPT, ATC has spent over 40 years evaluating, treating and rehabilitation athletic injuries for athletes at all levels of competition. He served on the faculty and as Head Athletic Trainer at West Chester University for 26 years. Donley’s athletic training education program was not only the first in Pennsylvania, but was also the first co-ed program in the country. He was a pioneer in helping women enter the field of athletic training and hired the first full time female athletic trainer in 1966. In addition to being elected to the NATA Hall of Fame in 1991, Donley was awarded the NATA Distinguished Athletic Training Educator’s Award. He is a member of the inaugural class (2000) of the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame. Joe Godek, MS, ATC has had many accomplishments over the last four decades on the local, state, regional, national and international levels. The 1999 NATA Hall of Fame inductee was a charter member of PATS. He oversaw the drafting of the Commonwealth’s initial athletic training legislation, served as liaison to the Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association and sat on the Athletic Trainers’ Advisory Committee. Godek has been EATA President and District II Director. While District II Director, he also served as Vice President of the NATA. Godek has received countless awards including but not limited to: inducted into the Legion of Honor of Four Chaplains, the EATA Cramer Award, the PATS Distinguished Service Award, and the NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award. He was the head athletic trainer with West Chester University football for 28 years and currently owns and operates DevTay Enterprises in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Joe Iezzi, MS, LAT, ATC has been an athletic trainer for over 30 years. He has been a leader within PATS, serving on the Board of Directors for eight years. During his tenure as PATS President, Iezzi introduced changes in the Pennsylvania Law and initiated the proposal to have athletic trainers licensed directly under the Medical Boards (MD and DO). Iezzi has served on the District II, EATA and NATA Executive Boards. In addition, Iezzi has received many awards including, the EATA Secondary School Athletic Trainer Award, the PATS Service Award, the NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award and the Philadelphia Sports Medicine Congress “Ted Quedenfeld” Award, just to name a few. Iezzi is a member of the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame Class of 2007 and a member of the NATA Hall of Fame Class of 2009. Paula Turocy, EdD, LAT, ATC has had an immeasurable impact on the profession of athletic training. Turocy is a former chair of the Commission of the Accreditation of the Allied Health Education Program Joint Review Committee on Athletic Training and a former chair of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education. A recognized volunteer and activist at the local, state and national levels, Turocy contributed to the advancement of the regulatory status and licensure of athletic trainers in Pennsylvania. She has been a member of PATS since 1980, where she has served membership as President, President-Elect and Past-President, as well as Parliamentarian, a member of the Long Range Planning and Governmental Affairs Committee. Turocy was also a liaison to the Pennsylvania PTA and Safe Kids Programs. Turocy is a member of the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame Class of 2008 and the NATA Hall of Fame Class of 2014. She currently is serving as Interim Dean in the John G. Rangos, Sr. School of Health Sciences. Turocy is also the Director of the Duquesne University's Pre-Medical and Health Professions Programs and is a senior RSHS faculty member and Associate Professor in the Department of Athletic Training at the University. Jim Thornton, MA, ATC, CES, PES had the honor of delivering the Pinky Newell Address. The presenter criteria include many of the attributes of “Pinky” but are also attributes of a role model athletic training professional to exhibit to others. Thornton has been a member of PATS since 1996, serving on the Long Range Planning and Finance Committee. He has also served as an Executive Board Member for the EATA and as NATA District II Secretary. Most notably, Thornton served as NATA President from 2012-2015, after serving as vice president from 2009-2012. He was named the 2007 PATS Service Award winner and the NATA Division II Athletic Trainer of the Year in 2008. In 2010 he was the recipient of Clarion University of Pennsylvania’s Most Distinguished Volunteer Award. Thornton is a member of the Pennsylvania Athletic Training Hall of Fame Class of 2016. Jim Thornton currently is the Head Athletic Trainer at Clarion University and serves as the athletic training liaison to the NCAA Wrestling Rules Committee. Next year’s Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association Convention will be held on January 5th-8th, 2018 in Boston, MA. For more information regarding this topic or to schedule an interview with PATS President Gaetano Sanchioli, MS, LAT, ATC, PES, (president(at)gopats(dot)org) please contact Linda Mazzoli, MS, LAT, ATC, PATS Executive director at patsexecutivedirector(at)gopats(dot)org. The Pennsylvania Athletic Trainers’ Society, Inc. is a progressive organization of licensed healthcare professionals who work under the direction of a licensed physician. Our society continues to increase public awareness and education regarding Athletic Trainers and the Athletic Training profession while serving as the premier source of information for public safety, injury and illness prevention, early intervention, patient care, and healthcare delivery for the physically active in the Commonwealth.

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