Comments
yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.

2008 West
DIAMOND SPONSOR:
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
GOLD SPONSORS:
Appsense
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cordys
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
EMC
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Intel
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Sensedia
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Symantec
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
VMWare
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
PLATINUM SPONSORS:
Appcelerator
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
GOLD SPONSORS:
ICEsoft
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Isomorphic
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
Oracle
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
SYS-CON.TV
Today's Top SOA Links


University of Phoenix Commends Congress For Legislation To Enhance Veterans' And Active Duty Servicemembers' Education Programs

PHOENIX, Dec. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lawmakers Sunday successfully approved a bill that would protect critical higher education benefit programs used by veterans, active duty servicemembers, and their families. University of Phoenix, which has proudly served tens of thousands of active-duty and retired members of the United States military — praised lawmakers for improving opportunities for servicemembers and veterans by sending H.R. 4057 to President Obama for his signature.

The legislation, Improving Transparency of Education Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2012, includes a number of requirements that have successfully been implemented at University of Phoenix and have helped servicemembers and veterans make informed decisions about their chosen college degree programs.

"H.R. 4057 is a testament to the leadership and bipartisan spirit of Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.), Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC), Rep. Jeff Miller, Rep. Bob Filner and Rep. Gus Bilirakis — along with many others. University of Phoenix will always honor our nation's longstanding commitment to provide military and veteran students and their families the opportunity to pursue a high-quality education and gain the skills they need to fill the jobs of tomorrow," said Mark Brenner, Chief of Staff of Apollo Group, and Senior Vice President of Communications and External Affairs.

"Lawmakers came together not only in support of The Post-9/11 GI Bill, but to clarify what the government and all post-secondary institutions must do to protect military students while increasing their educational opportunities," said retired Col. Garland Williams, Ph.D., who leads the team of University of Phoenix Military Division advisors and counselors. "University of Phoenix is proud to build on the work of Congressional leaders. Our doors are always open to those who want to see our best practices in providing educational counseling services and transparency for veterans and members of the Armed Forces."

University of Phoenix leaders commend the many Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs), including Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Student Veterans of America, for their collaborative efforts to make sure this bill helped promote transparency and accountability. A coalition of VSOs and higher education institutions, including University of Phoenix, sent a letter on February 2 to President Obama and congressional leaders calling for legislation to foster responsible decision-making and protect veterans who seek to use their VA educational benefits. The letter asked for measures later included in H.R. 4057, including enhanced, upfront counseling services for all military students, and a formal complaint process within the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs. On July 11, University of Phoenix sent a letter to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller and Ranking Member Bob Filner in support of H.R. 4057. The University reiterated its support to Sens. Patty Murray and Richard Burr with a letter sent on December 18.

"University of Phoenix is unique in the way we serve military students," said Col Williams. "Our military division is comprised primarily of advisors who have prior military experience. Every military student works closely with their graduation team of counselors and advisors — whether they're completing coursework online while deployed on active duty, or working toward a degree as a veteran back home — to help them reach graduation, and use career services within the University to enhance their career path upon their transition to civilian life."

For more information regarding University of Phoenix's record of providing flexible, relevant and rigorous degree programs to our nation's military visit www.phoenix.edu/military.

About University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix is the largest private university in North America and is constantly innovating to help students balance education and life in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, challenging courses and interactive learning can help students pursue personal and career aspirations without putting their lives on hold. As the flagship university of Apollo Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: APOL), University of Phoenix serves a diverse student population, offering associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs from campuses and learning centers across the U.S. as well as online throughout the world. For more information, visit http://www.phoenix.edu.

About Apollo Group

Apollo Group, Inc. is one of the world's largest private education providers and has been in the education business for approximately 40 years. The Company offers innovative and distinctive educational programs and services both online and on-campus at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels through its subsidiaries: University of Phoenix, Apollo Global, Institute for Professional Development and College for Financial Planning. The Company offers programs and services throughout the United States and in Latin America and Europe, as well as online throughout the world. For more information about Apollo Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries, call (800) 990-APOL or visit the Company's website at http://www.apollogrp.edu

SOURCE University of Phoenix

About PR Newswire
Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Web 2.0 Latest News
With the growing number of CSS Preprocessors like LESS, Sass, Turbine, Stylus and Swith CSS to name a few, it’s hard to decide which to choose for your project, and which will provide the best CSS authoring. Rather than focus on evaluating every CSS Preprocessor (that would simply take...
Machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and the resulting Internet of Things are leading us inexorably toward everything-as-a-service (XaaS). As more things get connected, the range of service opportunities expands. And as those services are presented online, they become available for use,...
General Electric (GE) has been a household name for more than a century, thanks in large part to its role in making households easier to run. Starting with the light bulb invented by its founder, Thomas Edison, GE has been selling devices (“things”) to consumers throughout its 122-year...
In my hunt for the mysterious DevOps practice, I’ve been let down. DevOps are hard to find. When you find them, they do not exactly do what you think they should do. Some DevOps teams only execute on automation for dev; while others are operations folks with a new name; and still other...
Just last year, a CA Technologies and Vanson Bourne survey revealed that DevOps was not a sure-fire hit— 16 percent of senior IT professionals did not know what DevOps was, and an additional 18 percent had no plans to adopt it. Fast forward one year and the results tell an entirely new...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET News.com Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)sys-con.com!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)sys-con.com! 201 802-3021




SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers
ADS BY GOOGLE