Business Education

Vice President Pence to speak at Chamber of Commerce meeting and business summit

With record attendance, 1,000 business and community leaders are expected to attend the three-day meeting and will hear the Vice President’s address. The Vice President’s visit will mark the first time a sitting United States Vice President has addressed the largest gathering of West Virginia’s business, education and policy leaders. West Virginia Chamber President Steve Roberts stated, “We are very ...

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Fay School to hold farmers market Saturdays beginning Sept. 9

Southborough – Fay School Farmers Market will be held Saturdays, Sept. 9 to Oct. 28, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the campus of Fay School, 23 Middle Road, Southborough. The market is open to all and will feature local produce, prepared food, and handmade goods from local vendors and Fay School faculty and staff. Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=92176

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Q-C crowd advise lawmakers at roundtable | Economy

Quad-City business, education and community representatives provided a healthy list of ideas Tuesday for improving the region’s economy, readying its workforce and strengthening its future. At an economic roundtable with U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., more than 40 participants identified challenges and potential solutions to growing the region. Issues to address, the participants said, range ...

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Technical College System of Georgia doing its job

Paraphrasing 19th Century art critic John Ruskin, Matt Arthur, the Technical College System of Georgia deputy commissioner, told approximately 150 business, education and community leaders Tuesday in Columbus, “The main condition of education is to produce a person who has a wholesome and genuine job.” Arthur added, “And that is our job. Why else would people go into higher ed? ...

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Grants For Perth County Entrepreneurs

$100 bills in Canadian currency. Photo courtesy of © Can Stock Photo / devon. By Janice MacKayAugust 22, 2017 3:29pm A financial boost for 7 Entrepreneurs in Perth County and Stratford. The Stratford Perth Centre for Business presented a total of $35,000. to new businesses in the health and wellness, auto, design and tech sectors. The Starter ...

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ACBSP Grants Accreditation to 58 Colleges and Universities in 11 Countries

OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA, Aug. 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), www.acbsp.org, has granted initial accreditation or reaffirmation of accreditation to 58 colleges and universities in 11 countries during the 2016-17 academic year. The ACBSP Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners and Associate Degree Board of Commissioners meet twice a year in Kansas ...

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University of Iowa looks to phase out full-time MBAs

Aug 22, 2017 at 1:40 pm | Print View IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business is phasing out its full-time Master of Business Administration program to make way for growth in part-time and specialized degree offerings, according to a Tuesday announcement. The college wants to introduce several specialized master’s programs over the next three years, ...

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Three Ideas Changing the World, Courtesy of UVA Darden Alumni

By Dave Hendrick Newswise — On the surface, road improvements in India, a biodegradable six-pack holder and an innovative rehabilitation technology bear little in common. All three started as simple ideas, and each became a reality advancing a better ideal for society because of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business alumni behind them. Probe a little further, and ...

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Rutherford takes reins of foundation in Brockway | News

BROCKWAY — Lisa Rutherford of DuBois has taught in the Brockway Area School District, but now she has taken on a new role as executive director of the Brockway Schools & Community Education Foundation. This summer, the school board hired her for the new part-time position. A separate entity from the Brockway Area School District, the non-profit foundation accepts individual ...

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