Connect with us

Business Wire

Dr. Amanda Boag, President of Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, Addresses Graduates of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Business Wire

Published

on

Reading Time: 3 minutes

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) celebrated its 53rd
commencement ceremony at the Watsco Center in Coral Gables, Florida, on
May 18, 2019. RUSVM graduated more than 400 students, bringing the total
number of RUSVM alumni to more than 5,000.

The keynote address was delivered by Amanda Boag, MA, VETMB, DipECVECC,
DipACVECC, DipACVIM, FHEA, MRCVS, president of the Royal College of
Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). As a female leader in an industry that is
outpacing the growth of women in medical and other STEM fields, Dr. Boag
shared her experience as a veterinary leader and provided advice for
RUSVM graduates.

According to the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
(AAVMC), of which RUSVM is a member institution, there has been an 11.5%
increase in female enrollment in veterinary colleges since 20001.

“Times have definitely changed for the better but we should not assume
the change is complete. Hidden barriers, some of them within women
ourselves, do exist. So believe in yourselves and your value,” Dr. Boag
said to graduates.

Dr. Boag is a Board-certified veterinarian in both Internal Medicine as
well as in Emergency and Critical Care. She serves as clinical director
at Vets Now in the U.K., where she is responsible for clinical and
professional standards across 60 veterinary emergency clinics and three,
24-hour hospitals. She was president of the European Society of
Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (EVECCS) from 2011-2014, and
founding president of the European College of Veterinary ECC (ECVECC)
from 2014-2018. In addition to serving as president of the RCVS, Dr.
Boag is also an elected council member.

Sean Callanan, Ph.D., MVB, MRCVS, CertVR, DipECVP, FRCPath, dean at
RUSVM, encouraged graduates to explore the many opportunities in
veterinary medicine, to take advantage of RUSVM’s vast alumni network
and to lead the veterinary profession into the future.

“As we promote and demonstrate the connection between human, animal and
environmental health, also known as One Health, our graduates will be
key members of a global conversation. I am proud of our students and
look forward to the impact they will have in both veterinary and human
medicine,” Callanan said.

RUSVM’s graduating class includes students from 45 states in the U.S.,
Argentina, Australia, Canada, Japan, Singapore and South Korea.

About Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) is an institution
of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE). Founded in 1982, RUSVM is
committed to preparing students to become members and leaders of the
worldwide public and professional healthcare team and to advance human,
animal and ecosystem health (One Health Initiative) through research and
knowledge exchange. RUSVM has focused research programs with an emphasis
on emerging infectious and zoonotic diseases, conservation medicine and
ecosystem health. RUSVM offers postgraduate Masters’, Ph.D. and Doctor
of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) programs accredited by the St.
Christopher & Nevis Accreditation Board
. Ross University School
of Veterinary Medicine confers a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
degree, which is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical
Association Council on Education (AVMA COE), 1931 N. Meacham Road, Suite
100, Schaumburg, IL 60173, Tel: 800.248.2862. For more information
please visit https://www.avma.org/ProfessionalDevelopment/Education/Accreditation/Colleges/Pages/default.aspx. Ross
Veterinary Clinic is accredited by the American
Animal Hospital Association
. The RUSVM Counseling Center is
accredited by the International
Association of Counseling Services, Inc.
For more information about
RUSVM, visit http://veterinary.rossu.edu/
and follow RUSVM on Twitter (@RossVetSchool),
Instagram (@rossvetschool)
and Facebook (@RossVetSchool).

About Adtalem Global Education

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to
achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to
our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member
S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the
parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil (IBMEC, Damásio and
Wyden institutions), American University of the Caribbean School of
Medicine, Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists,
Becker Professional Education, Chamberlain University, EduPristine, Ross
University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary
Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com and
follow us on Twitter (@adtalemglobal)
and LinkedIn.

1 https://www.aavmc.org/about-aavmc/public-data.aspx

Contacts

Elizabeth Story
Elizabeth.Story@adtalem.com
815.545.4242

For more than 50 years, Business Wire has been the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure.

For the last half century, thousands of communications professionals have turned to us to deliver their news to the audiences most important to their business through the sources they trust most. Over that time, we've gone from a single office with one full time employee to more than 500 employees in 32 bureaus.

Business Wire

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OLLI) and Encourages Ollie’s Investors to Contact the Firm

Business Wire

Published

on

Reading Time: 2 minutes

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#classaction–Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all investors that purchased Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: OLLI) securities between June 6, 2019 and August 28, 2019 (“the “Class Period”). Investors have until November 18, 2019 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Click here to participate in the action.

On August 28, 2019, Ollie’s reported that store sales decreased 1.7% during the second quarter of 2019. Further, Ollie’s disclosed that a “bottleneck issue” had existed in its supply chain “for most all of Q2” and was not corrected until “the last week of the quarter.”

On this news, shares of Ollie’s fell $21.41 per share, or over 27%, to close at $56.36 per share on August 29, 2019.

The complaint, filed on September 17, 2019, alleges that throughout the Class Period defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that the company suffered a supply chain issue that impacted the initial inventory available at new stores; (2) that, as a result, the company lacked sufficient inventory to meet demand at certain store locations; (3) that, as a result, the company’s comparable store sales were likely to decrease quarter-over-quarter; and (4) that, as a result of the foregoing, defendants’ positive statements about the company’s business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

If you purchased Ollie’s securities during the Class Period, are a long-term stockholder, have information, would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Brandon Walker or Melissa Fortunato by email at investigations@bespc.com, or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is a New York-based law firm concentrating in commercial and securities litigation. For additional information concerning the Ollie’s lawsuit, please go to https://bespc.com/olli. For additional information about Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. please go to www.bespc.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

Contacts

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.

Brandon Walker, Esq.

Melissa Fortunato, Esq.

(212) 355-4648

investigations@bespc.com
www.bespc.com

Continue Reading

Business Wire

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against DXC Technology Company (NYSE: DXC) and Encourages DXC Investors to Contact the Firm

Business Wire

Published

on

Reading Time: 2 minutes

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#DXC–Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of all investors that purchased DXC Technology Company (NYSE: DXC) securities pursuant to and/or traceable to the company’s April 2017 registration statement and prospectus. Investors have until November 15, 2019 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Click here to participate in the action.

In April of 2017 DXC was created when Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company’s Enterprise Services segment was spun off and merged with Computer Sciences Corporation. In conjunction with this transaction, DXC issued a registration and prospectus.

On February 6, 2019, a civil complaint was filed alleging that certain officers of the company were using cost-cutting efforts such as layoffs to inflate short-term financial metrics and that these efforts substantially decreased the company’s ability to deliver contractually obligated services to its clients.

On August 8, 2019, the company lowered its fiscal 2020 revenue guidance by $500 million compared to previously issued guidance.

On this news, the company’s share price fell $15.74, or over 30%, to close at $35.91 per share on August 9, 2019, thereby injuring investors.

The complaint, filed on September 16, 2019, alleges that throughout the Class Period defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that the planned “workforce optimization” plan involved implementing arbitrary quotas; (2) that the plan would cut thousands of jobs at the company; (3) that jobs that were particularly at risk of being cut were held by longer-tenured, knowledgeable, and highly compensated senior personnel; (4) that these job terminations were selectively timed to artificially inflate reported earnings and other financial metrics; (5) that, at the time of the merger, defendant Lawrie had forecasted plans for a $2.7 billion workforce reduction in the first year; (6) that, as a result of these workforce terminations, the company was unlikely to deliver on client contracts; (7) that, as a result of the foregoing, the company’s clients would be dissatisfied and the relationships would be impaired; and (8) that, as a result of the foregoing, defendants’ positive statements about the company’s business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

On the date the complaint was filed, DXC stock traded as low as $32.34 per share, a 45% decline from the $59 per share price at the time of the spin-off and merger.

If you purchased DXC securities during the Class Period, are a long-term stockholder, have information, would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Brandon Walker or Melissa Fortunato by email at investigations@bespc.com, or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is a New York-based law firm concentrating in commercial and securities litigation. For additional information concerning the DXC lawsuit, please go to https://bespc.com/dxc-2. For additional information about Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. please go to www.bespc.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

Contacts

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.

Brandon Walker, Esq.

Melissa Fortunato, Esq.

(212) 355-4648

investigations@bespc.com
www.bespc.com

Continue Reading

Business Wire

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. Announces That a Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against ProPetro Holdings Corp. (NYSE: PUMP) and Encourages ProPetro Investors to Contact the Firm

Business Wire

Published

on

Reading Time: 2 minutes

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#ProPetro–Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for Western District of Texas on behalf of all investors that purchased ProPetro Holdings Corp. (NYSE: PUMP) securities between March 14, 2017 and August 8, 2019 (“the “Class Period”). Investors have until November 15, 2019 to apply to the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the lawsuit.

Click here to participate in the action.

In March 2017, the company completed its initial public offering (“IPO”), in which it sold 25 million shares of common stock at $14.00 per share.

On August 8, 2019, the company issued a press release delaying its second quarter earnings conference call and quarterly report, citing an ongoing review by its audit committee. In a Form 8-K filed with the SEC on the same day, the company stated that the review concerned, among other things, expense reimbursements and certain transactions involving related parties or potential conflicts of interest. The Form 8-K also stated that approximately $370,000 had been improperly reimbursed to members of senior management since the IPO.

On this news, the company’s share price fell $4.59 per share, or over 26%, to close at $12.75 per share on August 9, 2019.

By the date this class action was filed, ProPetro stock was trading as low as $11.44 per share, a nearly 18% decline from the $14 per share IPO price.

The complaint, filed on September 16, 2019, alleges that throughout the Class Period defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, defendants failed to disclose to investors: (1) that the company’s executive officers were improperly reimbursed for certain expenses; (2) that the company had engaged in certain undisclosed transactions with related parties; (3) that the company lacked adequate disclosure controls and procedures; (4) that the company lacked effective internal control over financial reporting; and (5) that, as a result of the foregoing, defendants’ positive statements about the company’s business, operations, and prospects, were materially misleading and/or lacked a reasonable basis.

If you purchased ProPetro securities during the Class Period, are a long-term stockholder, have information, would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Brandon Walker or Melissa Fortunato by email at investigations@bespc.com, or telephone at (212) 355-4648, or by filling out this contact form. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. is a New York-based law firm concentrating in commercial and securities litigation. For additional information concerning the ProPetro lawsuit, please go to https://bespc.com/pump. For additional information about Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C. please go to www.bespc.com. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

Contacts

Bragar Eagel & Squire, P.C.

Brandon Walker, Esq.

Melissa Fortunato, Esq.

(212) 355-4648

investigations@bespc.com
www.bespc.com

Continue Reading

Font Resizer

Subscribe to PICANTE via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to PICANTE and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Follow us on Facebook

Read more from our authors

Follow our Tweets

Trending

Please turn AdBlock off