Marietta, OH, United States
Marietta, OH, United States

Marietta College is a co-educational liberal arts private college in historic Marietta, Ohio, USA, which was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory. The school offers 44 majors along with a large number of minors, all of which are grounded in a strong liberal arts foundation. The school encompasses approximately three city blocks next to downtown Marietta and enrolls 1,417 full-time students. Wikipedia.

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BLUE ASH, OH, May 18, 2017-- Major General (Dr.) Leonard McElroy Randolph, Jr. is a celebrated Marquis Who's Who biographee. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Major General (Dr.) Leonard McElroy Randolph, Jr. a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, General Randolph celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.About Major General (Dr.) Leonard McElroy Randolph, Jr.An esteemed and celebrated professional in his field, Dr. Randolph currently sits on the Boards of Directors/Trustees for several healthcare organizations which include serving as Vice Chair of Mercy Health (previously Catholic Health Partners) headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mercy Health is the largest integrated health system in the State of Ohio, as well as the fourth largest employer in the State. He is a Past President of the American College of Physician Executives. Other current Board positions include the HealthEast Care System, Hospice of Cincinnati, the Health Policy Institute of Ohio and Regional Policy Board 6 of the American Hospital Association. In addition, several past and present Board positions include non-healthcare organizations: Dr. Randolph sits as the Board Chair of the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, as well as Chair of the Tristate Veterans Community Alliance. During his Air Force career, he served as a member of the Air Force Board.In addition to his status as a Lifetime Achiever, Dr. Randolph retired as a United States Air Force Major General, having served as the Air Force Deputy Surgeon General and the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Plan Management. General Randolph was the first African American promoted to Major General and positioned as a Deputy Surgeon General in any of the military medical services.General Randolph is a decorated veteran, having earned the Defense Superior Service Medal after Operation Restore Hope and the Legion of Merit following Operation Desert Storm. Upon his retirement, the General received the highest Air Force honor, the Distinguished Service Medal. Some of his other accolades and honors include the Mister Mac Award, the Distinguished Alumni Award and induction into the Hall of Honor - all from his Alma Mater, Marietta College. The Uniformed University of the Health Sciences awarded him the Exceptional Service Award, and the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education recognized him with the Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award. The State of Ohio inducted the General into the Hall of Excellence of the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges. For his work in executive healthcare leadership, Dr. Randolph earned the Excellence Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives. Most recently, the doctor received recognition as a "Top Blacks in Healthcare" honoree given by the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and Black Doctors Org. General (Dr.) Randolph has been a featured listee in Who's Who in Who's Who in the Midwest, America, Who's Who in the East and Who's Who in the World.Contact:Fred Marks844-394-6946

News Article | May 9, 2017
Site:, a leading resource provider for higher education and career information, has released its list of the best colleges and universities in Ohio for 2017. 50 four-year schools were ranked, with Ursuline College, Xavier University, Ohio Northern University, Case Western Reserve University and John Carroll University coming in as the top five. Of the 29 two-year schools that also made the cut, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Belmont College, Sinclair College, Owens Community College and Columbus State Community College were in the top five. A complete list of schools is included below. “Earning a certificate or degree can be a major stepping stone for career development,” said Wes Ricketts, senior vice president of “These schools offer more than just educational opportunities, they represent Ohio’s best combination of education and employment resources that translate to strong post-college earnings for students.” To be included on the “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, institutions must be regionally accredited, not-for-profit schools. Each college is also ranked on metrics like the variety of degree programs offered, the number of employment and academic resources offered, financial aid availability, graduation rates and annual alumni earnings 10 years after entering college. Complete details on each college, their individual scores and the data and methodology used to determine the “Best Colleges in Ohio” list, visit: Ohio’s Best Four-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Ashland University Baldwin Wallace University Bluffton University Bowling Green State University-Main Campus Capital University Case Western Reserve University Cedarville University Cleveland Institute of Art Cleveland State University Defiance College Denison University Franciscan University of Steubenville Franklin University Heidelberg University Hiram College John Carroll University Kent State University at Kent Kenyon College Lake Erie College Lourdes University Malone University Marietta College Miami University-Oxford Mount Saint Joseph University Mount Vernon Nazarene University Muskingum University Notre Dame College Oberlin College Ohio Dominican University Ohio Northern University Ohio State University-Main Campus Ohio State University-Mansfield Campus Ohio University-Main Campus Ohio Wesleyan University Otterbein University The College of Wooster The University of Findlay Union Institute & University University of Akron Main Campus University of Cincinnati-Main Campus University of Dayton University of Mount Union University of Toledo Ursuline College Walsh University Wilberforce University Wittenberg University Wright State University-Main Campus Xavier University Youngstown State University Ohio’s Best Two-Year Colleges for 2017 include: Belmont College Bowling Green State University-Firelands Central Ohio Technical College Choffin Career and Technical Center Cincinnati State Technical and Community College Clark State Community College Columbiana County Career and Technical Center Columbus State Community College Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Gateway Community College Edison State Community College Hocking College Lakeland Community College Lorain County Community College Marion Technical College North Central State College Northwest State Community College Ohio Institute of Allied Health Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute Owens Community College Remington College-Cleveland Campus Rhodes State College Sinclair College Southern State Community College Stark State College Terra State Community College University of Akron Wayne College Washington State Community College Zane State College About Us: was founded in 2013 to provide data and expert driven information about employment opportunities and the education needed to land the perfect career. Our materials cover a wide range of professions, industries and degree programs, and are designed for people who want to choose, change or advance their careers. We also provide helpful resources and guides that address social issues, financial aid and other special interest in higher education. Information from has proudly been featured by more than 700 educational institutions.

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Lipid rafts are microdomains of the plasma membrane enriched in cholesterol and sphingolipids, and play an important role in the initiation of many pharmacological agent-induced signaling pathways and toxicological effects. The structure of lipid rafts is dynamic, resulting in an ever-changing content of both lipids and proteins. Cholesterol, as a major component of lipid rafts, is critical for the formation and configuration of lipid raft microdomains, which provide signaling platforms capable of activating both pro-apoptotic and anti-apoptotic signaling pathways. A change of cholesterol level can result in lipid raft disruption and activate or deactivate raft-associated proteins, such as death receptor proteins, protein kinases, and calcium channels. Several anti-cancer drugs are able to suppress growth and induce apoptosis of tumor cells through alteration of lipid raft contents via disrupting lipid raft integrity. © 2012.

IRVING, TX--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2016) - Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation ("Magnum Hunter" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has appointed Matthew H. Rucker as Vice President of Resource Development and Planning, effective November 7, 2016, and Chris J. Hutchison as Manager of Marketing and Midstream, effective October 24, 2016. Mr. Rucker, age 31, has more than ten years of experience in the oil and gas industry. "I am thrilled to join such a motivated team at Magnum Hunter," said Mr. Rucker. "The Company has tremendous opportunities given its acreage position and strategic midstream ownership, and I look forward to working with the team to unlock the value and potential of the Company's assets." Prior to joining Magnum Hunter, Mr. Rucker served as a Production Superintendent overseeing Chesapeake Energy's Utica Shale production. As a member of Chesapeake Energy's Eastern Division leadership team, Mr. Rucker focused on the safe and efficient optimization of production in the Utica Shale and led an operating team of over 45 employees. During his service at Chesapeake Energy, Mr. Rucker held several engineering positions with the Marcellus and Utica Shale Asset Teams, primarily focused on strategic joint ventures, divestitures, acquisitions and resource development planning. Mr. Rucker holds a bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering from Marietta College, where he continues to serve on the Marietta College Industry Advisory Council. Mr. Rucker is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Mr. Hutchison, age 31, has more than seven years of experience in various areas of energy marketing, including contract administration, gas scheduling and strategic commercial and financial evaluation. "This is a very unique and exciting opportunity for me," said Mr. Hutchison. "The Company is strategically aligned for success, and I am thrilled to join such a dynamic team that has extensive experience with and knowledge of the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays." Prior to joining Magnum Hunter, Mr. Hutchison served as a lead marketing representative at Chesapeake Energy, with specific focus on the Utica Shale. Prior to his service as a lead marketing representative, Mr. Hutchison was responsible for Chesapeake Energy's commercial efforts in the Haynesville Shale and Barnett Shale. Mr. Hutchison holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Oklahoma State University and a master's degree in business administration from the University of Central Oklahoma. John Reinhart, President and Chief Executive Officer of Magnum Hunter, commented: "We are excited to add Matthew and Chris to our leadership team. The basin-specific experience and professional expertise that each of these leaders bring will significantly bolster the Company's planning, execution and value realization capabilities." Magnum Hunter and subsidiaries are an Irving, Texas based independent exploration and production company engaged in the acquisition, development and production of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil, primarily in the states of West Virginia and Ohio. The Company is presently active in two of the most prolific unconventional shale resource plays in North America, the Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale located in Northwest West Virginia and Southeast Ohio.

News Article | November 17, 2016

There is no "best university" to attend if one is interested in becoming an astronaut. Just looking at the current corps of astronauts, we can see that ninety-six different universities/colleges/ins titutions of learning are represented. Being an astronaut is a second career. So, if you're trying to determine what university to attend, you should attend one that will set you up well for your first career, whatever that might be. The two schools most represented in the current astronaut corps are the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Both institutions are represented by eight degrees in the current astronaut corps. Those two institutions are well represented because about half of NASA's astronauts come from the military services. But, and this is a big and important but, most of the current NASA astronauts that have come from the military services did not attend either of those two institutions. The quality of education doesn't vary that much among accredited universities. Send three identical engineering majors to M.I.T., Stanford, and Texas A&M, and they will come out the other end in four or five years with just about the same level of engineering skills. Where school choice makes a difference is networking and perceptions. If you want to get into a particular law firm, going to the same university as the partners of that firm creates a networking connection and can increase your chances. I have never observed such networking playing a significant role in hiring at NASA. Where that networking can make a difference at NASA is that having contacts at an organization can give one an advantage in knowing about open positions. In that case, if you wanted to have that connection to the Johnson Space Center, you would select either Texas A&M or the University of Texas. Those two schools are very well represented at JSC. Looking through the list of represented schools [1], we should not mistake correlation for causation. We see that M.I.T. and Stanford are well represented by the astronaut corps at seven each. But we shouldn't make the assumption that means that going to those two schools increases your chances. Other considerations contribute to that number. Those schools may appeal to people that want to be astronauts. If those who wish to be astronauts think that going to M.I.T. might help them, then they will be more likely to attend M.I.T., and thus the number of astronaut candidate applications from M.I.T. will be inflated. There isn't a smarter astronaut than Story Musgrave. He isn't included in the counts for the current astronaut corps because he is retired, but he has degrees from Syracuse University, the University of California at Los Angeles, Marietta College, Columbia University, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Houston. He didn't need any particular school to fly on the Space Shuttle six times. [1] Robert Frost's answer to Is it necessary to graduate from MIT or another "high level" institution if you'd like to be an astronaut or work at NASA?

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