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Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and Urban Outfitters, Inc. [URBN] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, Sept. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, the independent Pre-K - 12 school in Northwest Philadelphia, and Urban Outfitters, Inc. [URBN], an innovative specialty retail company which offers a variety of lifestyle merchandise to highly defined customer niches, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy received a single-year grant from The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation for the school's Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL). Today the school announced the formation of a Venture Incubator to celebrate CEL's one-year anniversary.

In honor of the occasion, representatives from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Urban Outfitters, Inc., and the NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation will ring the Opening Bell.

Who:

  • Richard A. Hayne, Co-Founder, Chairman, CEO and President, Urban Outfitters, Inc. and SCH Academy Board Chairman
  • Dr. Priscilla Sands, President Springside Chestnut Hill Academy
  • Eric Noll, Executive Vice President of transaction services at NASDAQ OMX and board member of NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:
Meredith Boice
(215) 454-4726
mboice@urbn.com

Kate Noel
(484) 433-2205
knoel@sch.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

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About Springside Chestnut Hill Academy:

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is an independent school offering a rigorous college preparatory program that goes beyond the expected to deliver an unparalleled academic experience. The school's unique model is distinguished by single-sex education for the lower grades (Pre-K through 8) followed by a coed Upper School. In 2012, SCH Academy established the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) to complement its core curriculum and give students the skills and mindset to distinguish themselves as leaders, breakthrough thinkers, and imaginative problem solvers. The school is situated on a 62-acre campus in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia and serves 1,100 boys and girls from more than 90 zip codes and internationally. SCH Academy is the product of the 2010 merger between Springside School and Chestnut Hill Academy and combines nearly 300 years of academic excellence.

About Urban Outfitters, Inc. [URBN]:

Urban Outfitters, Inc. is an innovative specialty retail company which offers a variety of lifestyle merchandise to highly defined customer niches through 222 Urban Outfitters stores in the United States, Canada, and Europe, catalogs and websites; 182 Anthropologie stores in the United States, Canada and Europe, catalogs and websites; Free People wholesale, which sells its product to approximately 1,400 specialty stores and select department stores, 83 Free People stores in the United States and Canada, catalogs and websites; 2 BHLDN stores and a website and 2 Terrain garden centers and a website, as of July 31, 2013.

About NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation:

The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation, Inc., was established in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. The mission of The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation, Inc. is to promote and provide opportunities through collaborations and initiatives that support and deliver innovative educational programs and charitable activities supportive of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.'s Mission.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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