Business Education

Death, Bette Marie Petersen Votaw | Obituaries

Bette Marie Petersen Votaw, age 92, of Wellfleet died on July 25 in Lincoln. Bette was born in North Platte on Jan. 17, 1925 to Fred Christian Petersen and Elizabeth Katherine Brodbeck Petersen. Bette graduated from North Platte High School in 1942, where she was the yearbook editor. She became a life-long Husker when she attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, ...

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SunLive – Scholarship for Zespri manager

Supply chain general manager for Zespri International Limited, Blair Hamill, is one of 14 senior executives and business owners to receive the Prime Minister’s business scholarships. Announced this week by the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment, the recipients have been given the opportunity to attend the world’s most prestigious business schools. Blair is attending the Advanced Management Programme at ...

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Clark named interim head coach at Andrews | Sport

HIGH POINT — All 15 public high schools in Guilford County now have a head football coach. Less than three weeks before the season opener, Andrews has promoted offensive coordinator Kelly Clark to interim head coach for the 2017 season. Clark replaces his former boss, John Patterson, who resigned July 24 after one season as head coach at his alma ...

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Pittsburg 2030 initiative looks for community input

More News PITTSBURG, Kan. – A citywide initiative looks to locals for first hand advice on future projects.    The Imagine Pittsburg 2030 plan starts planning future projects this week, with the help of community input. The Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce leads the grassroots initiative. Starting Tuesday, the Chamber will hold four town hall forums for the public to voice ...

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Princeton Review Ranks Bentley University Career Services #2 in the Nation | 08/01/17

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Bentley University’s nationally recognized Career Services Department has been ranked No. 2 in the United States by The Princeton Review in its just-released college guide, “The Best 382 Colleges.” The ranking highlights Bentley’s strength in preparing students for successful careers. Bentley is also the top college in the country for internship opportunities, according to ...

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

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Bridgepoint Education, Inc. (NYSE:BPI) from a strong-buy rating to a hold rating in a research note released on Tuesday, July 4th. 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 ...

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Professors Gentile, Liedtka Shortlisted for Premier Ranking of Global Business Thinkers

Newswise — Thinkers50, the premier ranking of global business thinkers, has announced its short list of nominees for the 2017 Distinguished Achievement Awards, and the list includes a pair of University of Virginia Darden School of Business professors. Professor Mary Gentile was named to the short list of nominees for the T50 Ideas Into Practice Award and Professor Jeanne Liedtka ...

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Silicon Valley’s Billionaires Are Excited About EdTech. Here’s Why

Newswise — Entrepreneurs and tech giants like Facebook, Apple and Google are increasingly turning their attention to education, lured by the possibility of an Airbnb-style disruption to the current system. Leaders at these companies have poured millions into technologies they believe will revolutionize the way students learn. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Priscilla Chan, are championing ...

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