Tennessee Tech & Science

AEP And Dynegy Complete Ownership Transfer For Co-Owned Plants

01 01 1970

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 9, 2017 -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) today completed the sale of AEP's 330-megawatt (MW) share of the Zimmer Plant to Dynegy and the purchase of Dynegy's 312-MW share of Conesville Plant.   The transaction has no material impact on AEP earnings. AEP already operates Conesville Plant and Dynegy operates Zimmer Plant so there will be no employment impact from the transaction. AEP now owns 92 percent, or 1,461 MW, of Conesville Plant. Dayton Power & Light owns the remaining 129 MW of Conesville Unit 4. AEP's other competitive generation assets in Ohio include 595 MW of Cardinal Plant, 603 MW of Stuart Plant and the 48 MW Racine Plant. Stuart Plant is expected to be retired by June 1, 2018. American Electric Power is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity and custom energy solutions to nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states. AEP owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system,...

Adventure Science Center Announces Steve Hinkley as CEO

01 01 1970

Steve Hinkley We are confident Steve will continue to drive the exciting change and revitalization happening at the Science Center Nashville, Tennessee May 11, 2017 The Board of Trustees of Adventure Science Center today announced Steve Hinkley, has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hinkley was most recently the President and CEO of MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation in Santa Barbara, California. He will replace acting CEO, Tina Brown, who will resume her role as Director of Operations and Exhibits. Adventure Science Center has brought science to life for people of all generations in Tennessee and across the nation for over 70 years. The Center offers hands-on science exhibits and engaging public and school programs and is home to nationally renowned Sudekum Planetarium. The Science Center is dedicated to opening minds to the wonders of science and technology, fostering a better understanding of the world and ourselves. Steve Hinkley will...

Advancing Healthcare and Clinical Research With Blockchain: Florence and Verady Form Partnership

01 01 1970

Florence and Verady announce partnership for advancing healthcare and clinical research by developing applications harnessing Blockchain. Press Release - updated: Sep 25, 2017 10:00 EDT NASHVILLE, September 25, 2017 - Florence, the company advancing clinical research through software, and Verady, the Blockchain asset assurance company, today announced a partnership to develop applications harnessing Blockchain for advancing healthcare and clinical research. The announcement takes place at the Distributed:Health conference in Nashville, Tennessee, the leading conference exploring healthcare innovation through Blockchain. Florence is the fastest growing workflow tool in clinical research and manages patient and trial data for thousands of clinical investigators and research sponsors. Verady develops technologies that make asset assurance through Blockchain easy and secure. As part of the partnership, Verady’s Application...

Addiction Treatment Facility Celebrates One Year at The University of...

01 01 1970

Denton, Texas May 11, 2017 Life of Purpose Treatment celebrates one year of establishing their Denton, Texas facility. Located at the University of North Texas, the program was established on May 9, 2016. As the one first addiction treatment centers on a college campus in the United States, young adults can receive clinical services to address substance misuse on the UNT campus. The facility’s program fits seamlessly into UNT’s continuum of mental health support services offered to students. Denton Life of Purpose serves clients seeking intensive outpatient treatment and academically focused aftercare. Offered as a step down from a primary level of care, or as a stand-alone program, the Life of Purpose Treatment model provides services specifically designed to assist emerging adults who have a desire to attend college or to find purpose in life. The Texas team includes Christopher Poulos, who serves as Executive Director, Audra Williams, LCSW, Joshua Trepple MSW, LCDC-I,...

Acclaimed Authors and Fans Will Explore Whodunit Know-how at 4th...

01 01 1970

Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Mystery Fest Key West, set for June 16-18 in the Southernmost City. “In its first three years our Mystery Fest Key West developed a reputation not only for the caliber of authors that attend and participate, but the range of mystery genres they represent,” said Shirrel Rhoades, co-founder of the Fest. March 29, 2017 Celebrated mystery writers, acclaimed storytellers and their fans are set to infiltrate the tropical island city where Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams found their inspiration during the 4th Annual Mystery Fest Key West, set for June 16-18, 2017 at the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Grand Key in Key West, Florida. During the weekend’s series of panels, presentations and social events, Fest guests will have the opportunity to learn first-hand how to craft their own tales of crime, murder and mystery from a stellar line-up of high-profile mystery and suspense luminaries and true-crime experts. Headliners...

99MerchantAccount.com Nominated as Top 2017 POS Provider by Retail CIO Outlook Magazine

01 01 1970

Retail Point of Sale Portable Point of Sale Touchscreen Point of Sale 99 Merchant Account.com just received an esteemed nomination by Retail CIO Outlook for the prestigious honor of contending for the top POS provider spot. Fantastic Point of Sale Terminals combined with Wholesale Rates. Definitely a Win-Win for Small Business Owners!”— Valerie Whitt TAMPA, FLORIDA, USA, August 17, 2017 -- August 11, 2017 -- 99 Merchant Account.com certainly provides a great retail merchant experience. And, Retail CIO Outlook magazine would like to prove it, by nominating the company to become the top POS provider of 2017. 99MerchantAccount.com is known for its highly-competitive pricing, which includes its popular wholesale credit card rates. The merchant provider also offers specialized social media software to help retailers grow their businesses with user-friendly tools. Unlike most merchant services, 99MerchantAccount.com does not charge for terminal placement. Instead,...

4th Year In A Row Connexion Point Named To Inc. 5000 List Of Fastest Growing Companies in the U.S

01 01 1970

Salt Lake City, Utah August 16, 2017 Connexion Point, a technology-enabled healthcare services company delivering outcome based solutions, earns its spot on the Inc 5000 list for the fourth consecutive year. With 197% revenue growth over the past three years, Connexion Point ranks 1,932nd on the Inc. 5000 2017 list of the nation’s fastest growing companies. Previous honors include ranking 86th on the Inc. 500 in 2014, 531st in 2015, and 877th in 2016. Connexion Point has experienced 11,854% growth since its inception in 2010 and a 122% compounded annual growth rate. Connexion Point’s exclusive healthcare focus infuses all aspects of the company’s business strategy, engagement, and solution development process and execution. Its clients include the top healthcare payers and providers in the nation. “Connexion Point’s solutions engage the consumer with their healthcare throughout the consumer lifecycle,” says Robert McMichael, President and CEO. “We...

2017 Southeast Venture Capital and Private Equity Database Now...

01 01 1970

ATLANTA, GA May 11, 2017 Massinvestor/VC News Daily recently announced the launch of its 2017 Southeast Venture Capital and Private Equity Database (http://www.massinvestor.com/sevc.htm), which profiles nearly 400 Venture Capital, Private Equity, Angel and Accelerator investment firms with offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Mississippi and Tennessee. The newly revised and updated Database includes nearly thirty firms not previously published, including: FinTech Ventures, Hidden Harbor Capital Partners, Las Olas Venture Capital, Osceola Capital Management, and dozens more. Subscribers receive year-long access to the online Database, which is continuously updated with new firms, funds, partners, and portfolio companies. With filtered search capabilities, users can target investment firms by firm type, industry focus, stage specialty, and location. Results can be easily exported to Excel or into PDF format. The Database includes an eBook (a complete electronic version...

1st Security Bank Announces the Promotion of Brian J. Kunkel and Recent Hiring of Robert Nesbitt and Albert Suh

01 01 1970

Press Release - updated: Sep 6, 2017 07:30 PDT MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., September 6, 2017 - 1st Security Bank is pleased to announce that Brian J. Kunkel has been promoted to the position of Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending Team Leader. Brian joined the Bank in early 2016. He will continue to be based at 1st Security Bank’s commercial lending office in Mountlake Terrace and will be responsible for the management of a group of commercial lending relationship managers as well as credit analysts. “We are thrilled to promote Brian to his new role of commercial lending team leader,” said Dennis O’Leary, Chief Lending Officer. “Brian is committed to 1st Security Bank’s value proposition of delivering a WOW level of client service to each of the commercial clients we have the privilege of banking.” Brian has over 15 years of experience in the banking industry, including...

180 Awards Honor Outstanding Teachers Committed to Helping Struggling Students Succeed

01 01 1970

BOSTON, May 9, 2017 -- Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced the five inspiring educators who have been named recipients of the prestigious 2017 180 Educator Awards. The awards, now in their eleventh year, celebrate teachers who have fostered both personal and academic growth in their students by offering the vital support needed to strengthen math and literacy skills. The five 180 Educator Award winners, ranging in age, background and location, have encouraged students to strive for gains in reading and math achievement using READ 180, MATH 180 and System 44, intervention programs that use adaptive technology to personalize instruction and accelerate growth. Tasked with helping kids who have fallen behind due to a variety of personal and academic obstacles, these teachers have made it their mission to ensure all students succeed both in and out of the classroom. "Teachers are the backbone of our society and play a critical role in ensuring...

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