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Education Realty Trust, Inc.
Education Realty Trust Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Education Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:EDR) today announced that its board of directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per share of common stock for the quarter ended December 31, 2006. The dividend will be payable February 6, 2007, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on January 23, 2007.
SmallCap Sentinel: Uranium for the SmallCap Investor
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- "With the world's largest yellowcake producer having announced that its Cigar Lake mine is flooded, the already hot uranium market is expected to be even more volatile," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "With the underground workings at Cameco's once promising mine now completely flooded, the set-back may drive further yet a uranium market that has exploded over the past few years."
Scantron Named 'Best of the Best' in Best Workplace in the Americas 2006 Competition
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Scantron, a leading provider of assessment software and survey solutions for the K-12, higher education, and commercial markets, has received the Best of the Best 2006 award in the Best Workplace in the Americas competition from the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF). Scantron has won a Best Workplace award for all six years the program has been in place and has received the Best of the Best distinction for the past four years.
The Posse Foundation Inc.
$10 Million Gift for College Access Foundation
NEW YORK, Jan. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sharon and Timothy Ubben of Glencoe, Illinois have pledged to contribute $10 million to the Posse Foundation, a youth leadership development and college access program, over the next two years. Their contribution is the largest individual donation Posse has ever received and will be used to leverage college scholarships for public high school students across the country. Mr. Ubben has been closely involved with Posse for the last eight years. He founded Posse Chicago in 1998 and is currently vice chair of The Posse Foundation's national board of directors.