Category: Globe Newswire

NCSBN Extends NCLEX Exam Delivery Agreement with Pearson VUE

CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NCSBN has awarded a multiyear contract extension to Pearson VUE for the global delivery of its NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Examinations. This extension will run through 2024. The NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN Examinations are nationwide examinations designed to measure entry-level nursing competence utilized in both the U.S and Canada as part of the licensing process. Recognized globally as preeminent nursing examinations, the exams are constantly and rigorously evaluated to keep pace with the rapidly evolving health care environment. As part of this new agreement, NCLEX test development will transition to NCSBN directly in January 2020.

The Prescott Companies Hosts Board Member Training Event

Carlsbad, CA, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Prescott Companies (TPC), an Associa company, recently hosted a board member training event at their corporate office in Carlsbad, CA. Steven Tinnelly, Esq., of the Tinnelly Law Group, presented to more than 15 board members on several important industry topics, including: Common Interest Developments (CID) Importance of governing documents Setting policy, rules and regulations Board member fiduciary responsibilities “The Prescott Companies is dedicated to the continued education of our board members and residents,” stated Jessica Williams, The Prescott Companies branch vice president. “It is important to offer updates on important industry

aTyr Pharma to Present at the Cantor Fitzgerald 2018 Global Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE), a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines based on novel immunological pathways, today announced that Sanjay Shukla, M.D., M.S., president and chief executive officer, will present at the Cantor Fitzgerald 2018 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 5:10 p.m. Eastern Time.  Links to a live audio webcast and replay of the presentation may be accessed on the aTyr website events page at: http://investors.atyrpharma.com/events-and-webcasts. An audio replay will be available for 90 days following the event.  About

Presidio, Inc. Announces Closing of Secondary Common Stock Offering

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Presidio, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSDO) (together with its subsidiaries, “Presidio” or the “Company”), a leading North American IT solutions provider delivering Digital Infrastructure, Cloud and Security solutions to create agile, secure infrastructure platforms for middle-market customers, today announced the closing of its previously announced secondary public offering of 3,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock by AP VIII Aegis Holdings, L.P., an affiliate of investment funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO), at a price of $15.24 per share.  The Company did not sell any shares and did not receive

UPDATE – Sophos Placed in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls) for Seventh Consecutive Year

Sophos Recognized as a Leader in 2018 Magic Quadrant Reports for Endpoint and Network Security OXFORD, United Kingdom, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security today announced that it has once again been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of Gartner, Inc.’s September 20, 2018, “Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management (SMB Multifunction Firewalls).” As one of only three vendors positioned as a leader, Sophos is positioned furthest for completeness of vision and ability to execute. Sophos is the only IT security company to be consistently positioned as a Leader by Gartner

IIROC Trade Resumption / L'OCRCVM permet la reprise de la negociation – VZLA, SOJ, KSMT.P

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Trading resumes in / Reprise des négociations pour : Company / Société : VIZSLA RESOURCES CORP. TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : VZLA Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  9:30, September 21, 2018 Company / Société : SOJOURN EXPLORATION INC.  TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : SOJ Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  9:30, September 21, 2018 Company / Société : KISMET RESOURCES CORP. TSX-Venture Symbol / Symbole à la Bourse de croissance TSX : KSMT.P Resumption Time (ET) /Reprise (HE):  9:30, September 21, 2018             IIROC can make a decision to impose

Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters’ Local 167 Refurbish Libertae House, a Nonprofit that Treats Women Struggling with Opioid Addiction in Pennsylvania

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In April, approximately 15 – 20 carpenters from Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters’ (KMLRC) Local 167 helped refurbish the Libertae House, Inc. in Bensalem, PA — a facility dedicated to the housing, treatment and support of women who struggle with substance abuse and addiction. According to the mission statement on the Libertae House, Inc. website: “Libertae is one of a very small number of treatment programs in Pennsylvania dedicated to treating and supporting women with substance use disorders. With an emphasis on gender-responsive treatment, we strive to

Parent Company of HC2 Telecom Subsidiary PTGi-ICS Changes Name to ICS Group Holdings Inc.

ICS Group Holdings to Acquire GO2TEL.COM as First in Subsidiary’s New Acquisition Strategy NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — HC2 Holdings, Inc. (“HC2”) (NYSE: HCHC), a diversified holding company, announced today that the parent company of its telecom subsidiary PTGi-ICS has changed its name from Arbinet Corporation to ICS Group Holdings Inc., (“ICS Group”). ICS Group’s mandate is to seek out and purchase companies that have a proven track record, a strong balance sheet and low capital expenditures.  Target acquisitions will be small to medium opportunities in the communication and Information Technology (“IT”) marketplace globally. HC2 also announced

The Georgia Research Alliance Names Russell Allen as President and CEO

ATLANTA, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) announces today that it has named Russell Allen as the organization’s new President and CEO. Russell joins GRA after serving as the president and CEO of Georgia Bio for the past five years. Georgia Bio is the state’s life science industry association, charged with promoting and advocating for the interests and growth of medical technology and biopharmaceutical companies. Before Georgia Bio, Russell served as president and CEO of BioFlorida, Florida’s bioscience association. His earlier career in Georgia includes co-founding and leading a regional partnering and commercialization association, BioSouth,

Shell and NREL Launch Cleantech Incubator: Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator Powered by NREL

Program will work with companies developing novel energy storage and distribution solutions DENVER, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today Shell announced a new multimillion dollar, multiyear program to discover and advance emerging clean energy technologies with the potential to dramatically alter the future global energy landscape.  Partnering with early-stage startup companies, the new Shell GameChanger™ Accelerator Powered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) (GCxN) will initially focus on technologies enabling the grid of the future through long-term energy storage and controls, leveraging the resources available through both Shell and NREL to help de-risk emerging

The 2019 Malibu Wakesetter 25 LSV Is the New Standard

LOUDON, Tenn., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Malibu Boats™, the global leader in watersports towboat sales, has introduced the newest model in the world’s best-selling towboat family, the Wakesetter™ 25 LSV, for 2019. The 25 LSV is the 25-foot flagship of the popular LSV line. Being the biggest, it offers the most interior space, storage capacity, ballast, as well as the biggest wake and wave. The LSV line is the best-selling series of inboard towboats of all time because of its classic traditional-bow shape, user-friendly design and reliable wake—but it’s become so much more than that. With technology and

Micron Appoints Mike Bokan as Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales

Succeeds retiring Steve Thorsen BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: MU) announced today that the company has appointed Mike Bokan as senior vice president of Worldwide Sales, effective Oct. 1, 2018. Bokan succeeds Steve Thorsen, who is retiring from Micron after 30 years with the company but will remain as an adviser through early November 2018 to ensure a smooth transition. Bokan is being promoted to senior vice president and will report directly to Micron President and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra. “On behalf of the company, I want to thank Steve for his dedication to

Pacton Gold receives Regulatory Approval to Purchase 100% of Arrow (Pilbara) Pty. Ltd.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pacton Gold Inc. (TSXV: PAC, OTC: PACXF) (the “Company” or “Pacton”) is pleased to announce that the TSX Venture Exchange has accepted for filing a share purchase agreement dated August 20, 2018, between Pacton and Arrow Minerals Ltd. (“Arrow”), whereby Pacton will acquire the remaining 49% interest in Arrow (Pilbara) Pty Ltd.  Consideration is $1 million cash and two million common shares. Pacton’s news releases dated April 5 and August 22, 2018, describe the terms of the acquisition and provide a descriptive overview of the Arrow property assets.  The August 22,

Micron Technology, Inc., Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2018

Record FY18 revenue over $30 billion driven by strong execution and diverse demand growth BOISE, Idaho, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Micron Technology, Inc., (NASDAQ: MU) today announced results of operations for its fourth quarter and full year of fiscal 2018, which ended August 30, 2018. Fiscal Q4 2018 highlights Revenues of $8.44 billion, up 38 percent compared with the same period last year GAAP net income of $4.33 billion, or $3.56 per diluted share Non-GAAP net income of $4.31 billion, or $3.53 per diluted share Operating cash flow of $5.16 billion, compared with $3.20 billion for the same

Reeves County Hospital District Selects Cerner for Improved Rural Patient Care

PECOS, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reeves County Hospital District has selected Cerner, a global leader in health care technology, to implement a new integrated electronic health record (EHR) and revenue cycle solutions across its 25-bed critical access hospital through the Cerner CommunityWorks℠ deployment model. The Pecos-based hospital will have advanced health care technology to support doctors, nurses and staff as they improve the quality of and access to health care in Reeves County and adjacent West Texas communities. “We need to keep pace with rapidly advancing medical technology and this will help us connect a person’s health

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Announces Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

RADNOR, Pa., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:MRNS) (the “Company”, “Marinus”), a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative therapeutics to treat epilepsy and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Marinus granted non-qualified stock options to purchase an aggregate of 42,000 shares of its common stock to a new director and a new employee, with a grant date of September 19, 2018. The options have an exercise price of $7.94 per share, which is equal to the closing price of Marinus’s common stock on September 19, 2018,

Steelcase Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results

Earnings per share improved 32 percent compared to prior year Revenue and orders grew by double-digit percentages Acquisitions of Orangebox and Smith System provide additional growth potential Third quarter outlook projects double-digit organic revenue growth GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS) today reported second quarter revenue of $875.8 million and net income of $49.1 million, or diluted earnings of $0.41 per share.  In the prior year, Steelcase reported $775.6 million of revenue and net income of $36.9 million, or diluted earnings of $0.31 per share. Revenue increased 13 percent, or 8 percent on

Opiant Pharmaceuticals Announces Contract with Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority for Up to $4.6 Million to Accelerate Development of OPNT003, Nasal Nalmefene, for Treatment of Opioid Overdose

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Opiant Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPNT), a specialty pharmaceutical company developing pharmacological treatments for addictions and drug overdose, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year contract with potential funding up to a maximum of approximately $4.6 million, with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the U.S. Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, to accelerate Opiant’s development of OPTN003, its lead product candidate. OPTN003, nasal nalmefene, is a potent, long-acting opioid antagonist currently in development for the treatment of opioid overdose.

LPL Financial Reports Monthly Activity for August 2018

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading retail investment advisory firm and independent broker/dealer LPL Financial LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LPLA), today released its monthly activity report for August 2018. Total brokerage and advisory assets served at the end of August were approximately $679 billion, a 1.5 percent increase compared to the end of July 2018.    Total net new assets (NNA) for August were an inflow of $1.3 billion.  This included $1.4 billion of outflows from a small number of hybrid firms, consistent with the Company’s expectations as discussed during

Lam Research Names 2018 Supplier Excellence Award Recipients

Six Companies Awarded for Overall Supplier Excellence FREMONT, Calif., Sept. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lam Research Corporation (Nasdaq: LRCX), a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, today announced the recipients of its 2018 Supplier Excellence Awards. Selected from Lam’s extensive list of preferred global suppliers, the companies were recognized for their outstanding performance, strategic services, and critical collaboration. During Lam’s 2018 Supplier Day held on September 19th, the following six companies were presented with an award for Overall Supplier Excellence: Fujikin Incorporated HORIBA, LTD. Texon Co., LTD. TOTO, LTD. Watlow Electric Manufacturing