Business Education

Jiles King Presents Unity Fest 2018 — Jiles King Presents

(MENAFN Editorial) Bridging the gap between community, arts and business is the mission of Unity Fest 2018! The two-day multi-faceted celebration will take place on February 10th and 11th at Dallas’ historic Fair Park at 1010 First Avenue, Dallas, 75210. This event is free and open to the public! Unity Fest empowers the community by bringing friends, families and neighbors ...

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Emporia State University Earns National Accolades

(MENAFN Editorial) EMPORIA, Kan., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –Emporia State University is the only public university in Kansas to have earned national recognition as a College of Distinction,an honor for universities demonstrating innovative application of high-impact education. In addition, in the Best Colleges 2018 guidebook by U.S. News and World Report, ESU is ranked No. 2 in lowest student debt ...

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Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) Upgraded to “Hold” by Zacks Investment Research

Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Tuesday, September 5th. According to Zacks, “Bridgepoint Education, Inc. provides postsecondary education services. It offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs in the disciplines of business, education, psychology, social sciences, and health sciences. The Company delivers its ...

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Billboard.com ranks MTSU music business program in national Top 15

MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry has again earned national acclaim for its music business education program, ranking among the Top 15 such programs in the country, according to Billboard.com. In the recent article, “The 15 Best Music Business Schools in 2017,” the authors include MTSU in a listing that also features four programs at New York universities and four in ...

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Sampson Independent | Sampson meets Career, Tech Education goals

Teacher David Locklear works with students at Lakewood High School. Comparisons Students % Proficient State 393,877 76.1 Southeast Region 64,456 75.39 Sampson County Schools 3,104 76.6 Sampson Schools Students % Proficient Hobbton High School 833 76 Lakewood High School 660 79.5 Midway High School 975 83 Union High School 631 64 Sampson Early College High School 5 80 Sampson ...

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Cost to raise AZ teachers’ salaries to U.S. median is $1 billion

Business, education and nonprofit leaders say that raising Arizona teachers’ salaries to the U.S. median would do more than recruit and retain quality teachers. Elevating teachers’ salaries has a great potential to improve measures of student success, like reading and math proficiency and the graduation rate, said Dick Foreman, president and chief executive officer of the Arizona Business & Education ...

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Tackling workforce shortage on multiple fronts | Letters To Editor

The new school year has started, placing renewed attention by the business community to attracting and retaining qualified employees. We view Minnesota’s talented workforce as the secret sauce that drives the economy. It’s at the foundation of making Minnesota ready for the future – ready for change and ready to grow. Every conversation with employers of all types and sizes ...

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See the latest Acadiana business news and personnel changes

The Daily Advertiser Published 10:57 a.m. CT Sept. 20, 2017 CLOSE See the latest personnel changes and recognitions from Acadiana companies and organizations. Amanda McElfresh People in Business features local hirings, promotions and awards.(Photo: AntonioGuillem, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Wunderlich Mary Ellen Vincent has joined the Lafayette office of Wunderlich, a full-service investment firm. Vincent joins Wunderlich from Morgan Stanley. Before becoming ...

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A Canadian Business Program Incorporates the Humanities

HAMILTON, Ontario—On a sun-splashed quadrangle suffused with the enthusiasm of a new semester, Pearl Bakhtiari sat cross-legged on the grass and made a passionate case for her major in philosophy and minor in French. “Our world is becoming more black and white every day,” said Bakhtiari, a third-year student at McMaster University near Toronto. “The humanities add some color into ...

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Tackling workforce shortage on multiple fronts | Opinion

The new school year has started, placing renewed attention by the business community to attracting and retaining qualified employees. We view Minnesota’s talented workforce as the secret sauce that drives the economy. It’s at the foundation of making Minnesota ready for the future – ready for change and ready to grow. Every conversation with employers of all types and sizes ...

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