Stephen F. Austin State University launches newly named entrepreneurship center | Education

NACOGDOCHES — The Stephen F. Austin State University Board of Regents has named a new academic center and facility in the university’s Rusche College of Business after Greg Arnold, CEO of The Arnold Companies, whose donation is being used to establish the center. Officially launched this summer, the Greg Arnold Center for Entrepreneurship will be … Read more

Ligonier seniors gain real-world experience in Internship Program | Local News

Ligonier Valley High School seniors have a unique opportunity that puts them ahead of the game when entering into college or trade school. The advantage for the learners comes from the school’s internship program, created in 2017 by teacher Corey Turcheck, with Martin Hickey currently teaching and coordinating. According to Hickey, more than 120 learners … Read more

New Colorado Springs business program for summer interns seeks long-term solution to worker shortage | business

Summer interns might only spend a few months working at jobs in Colorado Springs, but area business leaders have created a new program to provide them with surroundings designed to make them want to stay or return — and bolster the local workforce in the process. The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC this … Read more

IFTM supports local jewelery design brand to conduct market research and develop marketing mix

MACAU, June 7 – IFTM students from the Tourism Business Management program engaged in an industrial project via their entrepreneurship course to assist Cloé Jewelry & Art, a local jewelery brand, in conducting market research and developing a marketing mix. The project was led by the course lecturer Dr. Fernando Lourenco with the objective to … Read more

Campus Connection: Full steam ahead for UW-La Crosse literary journal | Local News

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Even a pandemic couldn’t end the printing of a UW-La Crosse student literary journal. Steam Ticket is full steam ahead as it reaches 25 years — with students adamant about seeing the printed periodical continue. “Every year, I ask students if they’d rather go online exclusively, and every year they say, … Read more

Burning Buildings, Free Manicures, and Office Dogs

The long-awaited Ridgefield High School senior internships officially commenced on May 9, and students took it upon themselves to journey to farms, real estate agencies, theaters, and even on a trip of nostalgia back to middle school to complete their 30-hour work weeks. The seniors’ Mays and Junes are free from assignments, finals, and – … Read more

Five strategies for inbound marketing | Local Business

The last two years have been challenging for many and packed with MANY learning opportunities. Covid-19 has completely changed our everyday life, work, and interactions. Consequently, we have been forced to prioritize and place more value on certain aspects of life. Likewise, ways of doing business had to very quickly evolve and leaders were forced … Read more

DACC to lead job training for Golden Nugget Danville | Education

DANVILLE — Juris Basens turned an entry-level job as a dealer in the gambling industry into a 20-year career with Wilmorite Corp., helping to open the Par-A-Dice Casino in Peoria and others in Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi and the Bahamas. The new general manager of Golden Nugget Danville, set to open next year, said getting that … Read more

Governor Reynolds awards grant funding for youth internships | Lifestyle

Governor Reynolds awards grant funding for youth internships Thirty-five projects with $2.26 million in state grants were awarded on Tuesday to launch youth internships across the state this summer, including grants for Audubon, Adair, Anita, Atlantic, Carroll, Greenfield, Guthrie Center, Harlan, Massena, Panora, Shelby and Walnut internships. Governor Kim Reynolds awarded the Future Ready Iowa’s … Read more

Name Dropping | Salem Baptist pastor calls it a career at age 90 | Columns

When a midwife helped to deliver Claude Shelby, she predicted he “would be in the ministry.” Turns out she knew what she was talking about. And then some. At 90 years of age — 25 years after many people retire — the Rev. Claude Shelby was honored upon his retirement earlier this month from Salem … Read more