Education

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Spotlight On: Evan Duff, President, North Carolina Wesleyan University

2 min read June 2022 — In 2022, North Carolina Wesleyan College took a major step forward in becoming NC Wesleyan University. In an interview...
South Jersey positioned as a meds and eds powerhouse after decade of growth
Writer: Sara Suárez 3 min read June 2022— A decade ago, Governor Chris Christie signed the New Jersey Medical and Health Science Education Restructuring Act...
Spotlight On: Michael Gorman, President, Salem Community College
Writer: Sara Suarez 3 min read June 2022 — In an interview with Invest:, President of Salem Community College Michael...
KathyHumphrey
Developing workforce-ready students for today’s economy
President of Carlow University Kathy Humphrey has been in higher education for more than 35 years. With Invest:Insights, Humphrey discusses...
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All aboard: S-rail, other Raleigh transportation updates on the way
Writer: Liz Palmer 2 min read June 2022 — The impact of President Joe Biden’s Federal Infrastructure Bill has begun...
Nick Neupauer
Developing market-driven programs in an ever-evolving job market
Keeping abreast of market needs is becoming more and more complex for institutions of higher education as the economy becomes...
Broward county innovators
Broward’s industry innovators
Writer: Liz Palmer 5 min read June 2022 —The secret sauce to South Florida’s prosperous past and encouraging future comes...
Nick Neupauer
Developing market-driven programs in an ever-evolving job market
Keeping abreast of market needs is becoming more and more complex for institutions of higher education as the economy becomes...
The role of a liberal arts education in today’s economy
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read May  2022— Despite an increase in demand for professionals with a background in technology,...
William Behre
Planting a more sustainable, affordable future
Slippery Rock University is making the most of today’s landscape of intense innovation and creativity. With Invest:Insights, President William Behre...
Father Paul Taylor
Redefining success for higher ed and students
Adaptability is key to the future success of both higher education institutions and their students. With Invest:Insights, President of Saint...
mental health new jersey
Panel to address needs after NJ poll shows high percentage of people with mental health issues
Writer: Sara Suárez 2 min read May 2022 — Following the release of a poll showing a rise in mental...
financial literacy Atlanta
Metro Atlanta zeroing in on financial literacy
Writer: Liz Palmer  2 min read May 2022  — With a growing spotlight on creating a more equitable community, metro...
Gerald Stryker
Working with, for and alongside residents
In speaking with Invest:Insights, Gerald Stryker, president and CEO of John Knox Village, highlighted how working with, for and alongside...
Jayson Boyers
Spotlight On: Jayson Boyers, President, Rosemont College
3 min read May 2022 — In an interview with Invest:, President of Rosemont College Jayson Boyers spoke about the...
The future is now: How higher ed is adapting to a changing world
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez 2 min read May  2022— In an ever-changing professional landscape, higher ed institutions are constantly searching for...
Jacqueline Edmondson
Matching curriculum to market needs
As talent needs evolve universities must evolve their offerings accordingly, and keeping pace requires a high degree of creativity. With...
Marilyn Wells
Challenges fueling innovation in higher ed
Higher ed is faced with demographic shifts and public worries of inadequate returns on student investments. With Invest:Insights, Chancellor of...
Ralph Maurer
Preparing for the economy of tomorrow
Preparing students for future success in the dynamic economy of 2022 is a challenge that all institutions of education are...
Orlando legal sector
What to look for in the legislative space in 2022
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez 2 min read May  2022— As the regulatory environment for businesses becomes increasingly complex, leaders in the...
Patricia Okker
Spotlight On, Patricia Okker, President, New College of Florida
2 min read May 2022 — In a conversation with Invest:, President Patricia Okker of New College of Florida discussed...
San Antonio
Greater San Antonio strategic about incoming workforce needs
Writer: Liz Palmer 2 min read May 2022 — Decision-makers in the Greater San Antonio region understand there is no...
Merodie Hancock
Addressing the educational needs and desires of the working population
Thomas Edison State University was specifically founded for adult education and is considered a leader in online learning. With Invest:Insights,...
High Point University
Spotlight On: Nido Qubein, President, High Point University
2 min read May 2022 - High Point University is a private university affiliated with the United Methodist Church. In...
Jonathan Peri Manor College
Spotlight On: Jonathan Peri, President, Manor College
4 min read May 2022 — Manor College is a private Catholic institution recognized for its academic excellence and personalized...
higher education raleigh
Higher ed is keeping up with Raleigh-Durham’s growth
Writer: Liz Palmer 2 min read April 2022 — The higher education institutions of Raleigh-Durham are rising to the challenge...
Kevin Plummer
The current state of secondary education
Attracting new talent to the sector, keeping up with innovation and strengthening the well-being of minors are top priorities for...
Brian Ralph
Student success continues to inform change within higher education
Creative thinking is more integral to higher education than it has been ever before. Brian Ralph, president of William Peace...
Lamont Repollet
Fostering creativity in higher education to address long-standing issues
https://youtu.be/FWwfgp3Xppc   Higher education, a sector traditionally slow to innovate, has been forced onto a path of rapid evolution. With...
teacher shortage
Texas continues to grapple with teacher shortage
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read April 2022 —  As the national teacher shortage looms so do concerns over a...
tyler Hodges
Educating the leaders of tomorrow
Developing both technical skills and interpersonal skills in students has become a growing challenges for educational institutions, and finding a...
Mike Mittelman
Reinventing curriculum to match the pace of change
With healthcare knowledge doubling every 30 days, higher education institutions focused on health sciences are adapting curriculum accordingly. With Invest:Insights,...
Scott Bullard
Keeping education equitable and adaptable
Servant leadership has been a key component of fostering creativity and collaboration between faculty, staff and students at Pfeiffer University....
Aaron Walton
Spotlight On: Aaron Walton, President, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
3 min read April 2022 — The nation’s oldest HBCU, Cheyney University has been a stalwart and highly respected institution...
Face Off: Adapting to meet demands of continued growth
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read April 2022 — The number of businesses relocating to Charlotte and new businesses opening...
Carine Feyten
Spotlight On: Carine Feyten, Chancellor & President, Texas Woman’s University
2 min read April 2022 — Texas Woman’s University is the first and only public university system—Denton, Dallas, Houston—in the...
Glyn Cowlishaw
Spotlight On: Glyn Cowlishaw, Head of School, Providence Day School
2 min read April 2022 —  In an interview with Invest:, Glyn Cowlishaw, head of school at Providence Day School,...
Face Off: Delivering high-quality education in an ever-evolving economy
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read April 2022 — As Central Florida’s economy continues to grow, leaders in higher education...
Personal finances
Personal finances are a public concern — and now education is a must
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read March 2022— For years, leaders in the public and private sectors have advocated for...
Leading Miami into an even more promising future
Writer: Liz Palmer 2 min read March 2022 — There is no short supply of innovative and strong female leaders...
affordable education
North Carolina institutions amp up affordable education efforts
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read March 2022 — The cost of higher education is a constant battle for students...
New Jersey’s public university leaders share a glimpse of the future
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read March  2022— Affordability, balancing online and in-person learning and supporting underserved communities are just...
Anthony Iacono
Spotlight On: Anthony Iacono, President, County College of Morris
4 min read March 2022 — In an interview with Invest: Anthony Iacono, president of County College of Morris, shared...
leaders in education
Higher ed leaders share current state of enrollment
Writer: Joey Garrand 3 min read March 2022 — The U.S. population under age 18 declined over the last decade,...
Wake Forest University Vice provost
Spotlight On: Charles Iacovou, Vice Provost – Charlotte Programs & Dean of the School of Professional Studies, Wake Forest University
2 min read March 2022 — Institutions of higher education are facilitators in the process of developing well-rounded individuals who...
community colleges
What higher education can learn from community colleges
Writer: Joshua Andino 5 min read March 2022 — Higher education, beset by a number of challenges, is undergoing a...
Jeffrey Senese
Spotlight On: Jeffrey Senese, President, Saint Leo University
2 min read March 2022 — In a conversation with Invest:, President Jeffrey Senese of Saint Leo University shared the...
New jersey
New Jersey’s new budget offers strong steps, but more to do
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read March 2022 — Gov. Phil Murphy highlighted the successes of his administration's economic policies...
Deborah Crown Rollins College
Spotlight On: Deborah Crown, Dean, Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College
2 min read March 2022 — A relevant market-driven curriculum is a priority for Deborah Crown, dean of Crummer Graduate...
Donald Guy Generals Community College of Philadelphia
Spotlight On: Donald Guy Generals, President, Community College of Philadelphia
2 min read March 2022 — Despite the impact the pandemic has had on enrollment, the Community College of Philadelphia...
Dean Frank Ghannadian
Spotlight On: Frank Ghannadian, Dean, Sykes College of Business – University of Tampa
2 min read March 2022 — The University of Tampa’s Sykes College of Business offers a world-class education with an...
Virtual world in philadelphia
Industries across Philadelphia are adjusting to an increasingly virtual world
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read March 2022 — While each company has their own roadmap for achieving a new...
higher education in San Antonio
The changing landscape of higher-ed
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read February 2022 — Institutions of higher learning have made a variety of adjustments to...
education affordability
All roads lead to affordability
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read February 2022— Discussing the future of higher education, sectoral leaders agree that affordability and...
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The state of academia: How higher education is changing
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read February 2022 — Higher education across the country is changing. With a number of...
New Jersey tuition
New Jersey tuition improves, challenges remain
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read February 2022 — While headlines emphasize rising costs in higher education, colleges and universities...
University of the Incarnate Word president
Spotlight On: Thomas Evans, President, University of the Incarnate Word
2 min read February 2022 — In an interview with Invest:, University of the Incarnate Word’s President Thomas Evans talked...
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Spotlight On: Christopher Capuano, President, Fairleigh Dickinson University
2 min read February 2022 — New Jersey’s diversity and access to cutting-edge industries has Fairleigh Dickinson University President Christopher...
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Spotlight On: James Demetriades, CEO, Penn Medicine Princeton Health
2 min read February 2022 — In a conversation with Invest:, CEO James Demetriades of Penn Medicine Princeton Health stated...
The Bolles School
Spotlight On: Tyler Hodges, President & Head of School, The Bolles School
2 min read January 2022 — The Bolles School is an independent college preparatory school located in Jacksonville. The school...
Atlanta education leaders
Face Off: The next phase of education
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read January 2022 — As all industries continue to work through the uncertainty of the...
Texas Biomedical Research Institute
Spotlight On: Larry Schlesinger, President & CEO, Texas Biomedical Research Institute
2 min read January 2022 — In an interview with Invest:, Larry Schlesinger, president and CEO of Texas Biomedical Research...
Twin Cities leaders
The Twin Cities’ business leaders remain bullish on the future
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read January 2022 —  While 2020 brought circumstances that no one could have foreseen and...
education charlotte
Back to school and to (some) normalcy
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read January 2022— Last year wasn’t a normal year for educators but universities in Charlotte...
Berkeley College Diane Recinos
Spotlight On: Diane Recinos, Interim President, Berkeley College
2 min read January 2022 — Online learning is here to stay and students like the flexibility that it provides....
University of Texas at San Antonio
Spotlight On: Taylor Eighmy, President, The University of Texas at San Antonio
2 min read January 2022 — The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is the largest university in the...
Pfeiffer University Scott Bullard
Spotlight On: Scott Bullard, President, Pfeiffer University
2 min read January 2022 — In an interview with Invest:, Scott Bullard, president of Pfeiffer University, discussed how the...
Pine Crest School Dana Markham
Spotlight On: Dana Markham, President, Pine Crest School
2 min read January 2022 — Pine Crest School is bucking growth-focused trends to cultivate the quality of its education...
Pittsburgh Technical College Alicia Harvey-Smith
Spotlight On: Alicia Harvey-Smith, President & CEO, Pittsburgh Technical College
4 min read January 2022  — "Pittsburgh Technical College is critical to the region and is helping to rebuild the...
Tampa Preparatory School
Spotlight On: Kevin Plummer, Headmaster, Tampa Preparatory School
2 min read January 2022 — Despite the pandemic, Tampa Preparatory School saw its highest enrollment ever in fall 2021....
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Will omicron spoil spring?
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read January 2022 — With the rapid spread of the omicron COVID-19 variant, colleges and...
ESG and DEI
Triangle leaders on embracing ESG and DEI
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read December 2021— With the influx of new residents into the Triangle market comes a...
Saint Mary's Hall
Spotlight On: Len Miller, Head of School, Saint Mary’s Hall
2 min read December 2021 — Saint Mary’s Hall is a college-preparatory, co-ed, independent school in San Antonio, Texas, for...
Lake Superior College
Spotlight On: Patricia Rogers, President, Lake Superior College
2 min read December 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, Patricia Rogers, president of Lake Superior College, talked about the...
education
Education by the dollar
Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read December 2021 — Gov. Ron DeSantis has begun work on the education budget for...
St. John's University James Mullen
Spotlight On: James Mullen, Transitional President, St. John’s University
2 min read November 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, Transitional President James Mullen of Saint John’s University shared...
higher education in pittsburgh
A glimpse at the future of higher ed
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read November 2021 — Emerging from the pandemic, higher education institutions find themselves in one...
Charlotte real estate
Reimagining real estate: Charlotte is re-imagining space and how it’s used
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read October 2021— The pandemic placed every industry in a once-in-a-lifetime position and, as a...
schools in new jersey
New Jersey Schools continue to be a strong investment, study finds
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read October 2021— A recent study commissioned by the New Jersey Association of State Colleges...
Shanna Jackson, President, Nashville State Community College
Spotlight On: Shanna Jackson, President, Nashville State Community College
2 min read October 2021 — Nashville State Community College is a public community college operated by the Tennessee Board...
Rolando García, President, North Hennepin Community College
Spotlight On: Rolando García, President, North Hennepin Community College
2 min read October 2021 — Rolando García, president of North Hennepin Community College, spoke to Invest: about an eventful...
Nick Neupauer
Spotlight On: Nick Neupauer, President, Butler County Community College
2 min read October 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, Butler County Community College President Nick Neupauer talked about...
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Spotlight On: Vann Newkirk, President, Fisk University
2 min read October 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, President of Fisk University Vann Newkirk explained how the...
Ralph Maurer Oxbridge Academy
Spotlight On: Ralph Maurer, Head of School, Oxbridge Academy
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2021 — As Palm Beach County’s education space adapts to a hybrid delivery...
University of Miami School of Education Laura Kohn-Wood
Spotlight On: Laura Kohn-Wood, Dean & Professor, University of Miami – School of Education & Human Development
2 min read October 2021 — Dean and Professor Laura Kohn-Wood of the University of Miami’s School of Education and...
George French
Spotlight On: George French Jr., President, Clark Atlanta University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read October 2021 — George French Jr., president of Clark Atlanta University, spoke to Focus:...
Karen Sedatole Emory University Goizueta Business School
Spotlight On: Karen Sedatole, Interim John H. Harland Dean, Emory University Goizueta Business School
2 min read September 2021 — Karen Sedatole, interim John H. Harland dean of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, spoke...
Laurie Hamen College of Saint Benedict
Spotlight On: Laurie Hamen, Transitional President, College of Saint Benedict
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 — Laurie Hamen spoke to Invest: about how the College of Saint...
David Armstrong
Committed to shaping tomorrow’s leaders
Higher education institutions were called upon to rise above the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Based in Miami-Dade, St....
tech talent
You can’t succeed without tech talent, no matter the industry
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read September 2021 — Never has the world of business been more competitive. At the...
higher education in Minneapolis
Face Off: Educators eye the future and decide their next move
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read September 2021— Colleges and universities, some facing precarious futures in the face of dynamic...
Responding to the shortage of skilled labor in the market
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez 2 min read September 2021— Skilled labor shortages continue to be a nationwide challenge that has been...
Janet Smith
Spotlight On: Janet Smith, President, Columbia State Community College
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 —  Columbia State Community College was the first community college established in...
Online learning works best for adults
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read August 2021 — The shift to online learning by much of the education system...
Rebecca MacMillan
Spotlight On: Rebecca MacMillan Fox, Dean of the Division of Continuing and International Education, University of Miami
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2021 — In today’s labor environment, people need to show evidence of competency....
Face Off: The future of higher education in South Florida
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read August 2021— Despite the challenges of the last year and a half, South Florida’s...
John Quelch
Spotlight On: John Quelch, Dean, University of Miami Herbert Business School
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read July 2021 — John Quelch, dean of the University of Miami’s Herbert Business School,...
Johnson Akinleye
Spotlight On: Johnson O. Akinleye, Ph.D., Chancellor, North Carolina Central University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read July 2021 —  After the pandemic, today’s K-12 generation may now find it harder...
Cyrus Vatandoost
Spotlight On: Cyrus Vatandoost, Executive Vice President, Nossi College of Art
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read July 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, Executive Vice President of Nossi College...
Ava L. Parker
Spotlight On: Ava L. Parker, President, Palm Beach State College
Writer: Felipe Rivas  2 min read June 2021 — The virtual level playing field has unveiled a new layer of...
Paulette Dillard, Shaw University
Spotlight On: Paulette Dillard, Dean, Shaw University
Writer: Felipe Rivas  2 min read June 2021 — Though not foreign to online instruction, Shaw University was keen to make...
Spotlight On: Joe Jingoli, CEO, JINGOLI
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read June 2021 —  Joe Jingoli, CEO of JINGOLI, a general contractor, construction manager and...
Tampa airport
Travel plans this summer? TPA is ready
Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read June 2021 — Whether traveling in or out of Tampa Bay this summer, Tampa...
Robbyn Wacker
Spotlight On: Robbyn Wacker, President, St. Cloud State University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read June 2021 —  President of St. Cloud State University Robbyn Wacker talks to Invest:...
Madeline Pumariega
Spotlight On: Madeline Pumariega, President, Miami Dade College
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read June 2021 —Miami Dade College President Madeline Pumariega talks to Invest: about the college’s...
South Florida
South Florida stretches its legs
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read June 2021 — The early phases of the pandemic saw the “COVID-pivot,” where businesses,...
Rowan College of South Jersey
Higher ed: On the edge of everything that is great
Writer: Joey Garrand 5 min read June 2021 — Higher education in South Jersey is undergoing major shifts and transformations...
Spotlight On: Andrew Duffell, President, Research Park at Florida Atlantic University®
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read June 2021 — Known globally as the gateway to both Latin America and Europe,...
Sykes College of Business
Sykes College of Business toasts an out-of-the-box Executive MBA travel experience
Writer: Felipe Rivas  2 min read June 2021 — Thinking outside the box, the University of Tampa’s Executive MBA program,...
Moez Limayem
Relevant offerings help students win during the pandemic
For the USF Muma College of Business, a relevant, quality, up-to-date, and visionary approach has fueled their success during the...
Higher education in Philadelphia
Higher Education in Philadelphia committed to diversity and inclusion
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read May 2021 — Mayor Jim Kenney recently named Nefertiri Sickout as the city’s first...
Barbara Gaba
Spotlight On: Barbara Gaba, President, Atlantic Cape Community College
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read May 2021 — Higher education is preparing today’s talent for the future of work...
Dr. Evan D. Duff
Spotlight On: Dr. Evan Duff, President, North Carolina Wesleyan College
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read April 2021 — North Carolina Wesleyan College is a private Methodist liberal arts college...
Spotlight On: Lisa Chapman, President, Central Carolina Community College
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read April 2021 — President of Central Carolina Community College Lisa Chapman believes a community...
Invest Philadelphia 2021
Future of education, energy and financial sectors highlight Invest: Philadelphia 2021 Launch Conference
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read April 2021 — A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the light at the end...
Marilyn Wells
PennState caters to holistic success of students
For PennState Brandywine, expanding degree programs was critical prior to the pandemic and is even more important now. It was...
Larry Thompson
Adjusting art and design learning to a remote environment
Real world experience is key for all students, not just for those that can get internships. For Ringling College of...
Larry Thompson
Adjusting art and design learning to a remote environment
Real world experience is key for all students, not just for those that can get internships. For Ringling College of...
Clarence Armbrister
Matching academic knowledge with real world experience
Adapting academic curriculums to the job sites of tomorrow is increasingly important in such a rapidly evolving landscape. For Johnson...
West Palm Beach Downtown Development
Palm Beach: More than a temporary playground
Writer: Joshua Andino 2 min read March 2021 — Palm Beach’s newest high-profile resident is the fashion icon Tommy Hilfiger,...
Seminole State College
Orlando’s top-tier education system promotes economic success
Writer: Joey Garrand  2 min read March 2021 — Education is a cornerstone of life and Orlando, known as a...
Frank Ghannadian
Spotlight On: Frank Ghannadian, Dean, Sykes College of Business-University of Tampa
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read March 2021 — The Sykes College of Business draws together talented faculty, sophisticated technology...
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Spotlight On: J. Bradley Creed, President, Campbell University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read March 2021 — Campbell University is a private, faith-based university with historic ties to...
Dr. Timothy Beard
Navigating the current times while still staying the course
In the COVID environment, Pasco-Hernando State College has been keen on meeting students where they are. Online classes will continue...
Philadelphia Skyline
Philadelphia leaders say industries transformed, likely for good
Writer: Joey Garrand  4 min read March 2021 — The past year has been eventful, to say the least. Transformation...
Invest: Philadelphia 2021 Launch Conference set to highlight Philadelphia’s economic
Writer: Joey Garrand  2 min read March 2021 — Philadelphia’s economic resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges to highlight...
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Spotlight On: Mike McLamb, Executive Vice President & CFO, MarineMax, Inc.
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read March 2021 —Tampa Bay’s already vibrant marine sector and people seeking safe outdoor activities...
Aaron Walton
Remaining true to their mission while adapting to a new landscape
For the last three years, the university was hard at work on further improving the student experience, financial strength and...
Gregory Haile
Spotlight On: Gregory Adam Haile, President, Broward College
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read February 2021 — Broward College is a public college in Fort Lauderdale that was...
Richard Phillip
J. Mack Robinson College of Business was well positioned to weather the challenges of the last year
Before COVID-19 was on the radar, J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University had already been making...
Cheryl Richards
Spotlight On: Cheryl Richards, President – Charlotte Campus, Johnson & Wales University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read February 2021 — Johnson & Wales University Charlotte President Dr. Cheryl Richards discussed with...
Gardner Webb
Incentives propel student enrollment at Gardner-Webb
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read February 2020 — Last March, the onset of the pandemic catalyzed changes in the...
Rhett Brown
Safety and the various aspects of educational equity remain top of mind for Wingate University
Safety remains top of mind for Wingate University as the institution balances in person and remote instruction. College students are social...
PBC School District
Palm Beach County students return to the classroom as a majority
Writer: Catie Schwartzman  2 min read February 2021 — A majority of Palm Beach County’s public school students are back...
Fred Whitt
Spotlight On: Fred Whitt, President, Lenoir-Rhyne University
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas  2 min read February 2021 —As a smaller, private school, Lenoir-Rhyne University has been able to respond...
Atlanta University Center lands major tech innovation hub
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read Jan 2021 — Technology innovation in Atlanta’s higher education sector is experiencing tailwinds thanks...
Rhett Brown
Spotlight On:

Rhett Brown, President, Wingate University
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read January 2021  ⁠— Wingate University is a comprehensive, independent and growing university. Founded in 1896,...
Dennis Pfleiger
Dedication and purpose have been keys to success for healthcare in 2020
For Philadelphia's higher education sector, opening a campus during a pandemic was challenging but the dedicated staff at institutions such...
Higher Education
Philly’s higher ed learning new lessons from COVID
By: Sara Warden 2 min read December 2020 — The higher education sector was thrown for a loop this past...
Glen Cornwall
Spotlight On:
Glen Cornwall, Dean, Galen College of Nursing
Writer: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 —Single-purpose colleges are revamping and redesigning what it means to be a...
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Face off:
Maximizing the value of a liberal arts foundation
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read December 2020 — Charlotte’s popularity as a destination city for people and businesses alike is...
Bruce Ford
Spotlight On:
Bruce Ford, President – East Region, Transwestern
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — Atlanta is consistently known as a transportation hub in the Southeast....
Atlanta Technical College
Atlanta Technical College receives boost for technical training, job placement
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — Bank of America and Atlanta Technical College have partnered on a...
Cobb County
Cobb Chamber gears up for a strong recovery
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read November 2020 — Recovery is the first order of business for Cobb County in 2021....
Dr. Maria Cristina Regueiro
Florida National University tackles pandemic driven challenges
For Florida National University adapting the nursing curriculum has been difficult during the pandemic when nurses have to spend time...
Ava Parker
Palm Beach State College is steadfast in efforts to combat social inequality and economic resilience
Ava Parker, President of Palm Beach State College, is incredibly excited to expand their diversity and inclusion programs. She believes...
Invest: South Jersey’s first digital launch conference highlighted the region’s resilient and innovative business community
By: Beatrice Silva FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 9, 2020 [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Muf9YEiBX5Q&feature=emb_logo[/embed] South Jersey’s economic resilience in the face of unprecedented challenges, innovation...
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What Phase 3 of reopening means for Broward County
By: Beatrice Silva 2 min read October 2020 — Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to move Florida into Phase 3 has led to...
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Atlanta’s public schools eye phased return to the classroom
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read September 2020 — With Atlanta’s transition into Phase II of the City’s Five Phase Reopening Plan earlier...
Jaffus Hardrick
Florida Memorial University is keen on innovation and fighting inequality
Like many other educational institutions, Florida Memorial University, South Florida's only Historically Black College, is adjusting to the disruption created...
Innovation and adaptation: What this could mean for education post-pandemic
By: Beatrice Silva  2 min read September 2020 — The pandemic forced educational institutions to pivot all of their operations to...
Kenneth Welch
Kenneth Welch helps to guide Pinellas County’s community through its next phase of reopening
The Pinellas County Commission has been overloaded with anti-mask advocates requesting the ordinance be repealed. Although COVID-19 cases have slowed...
Daniel Lugo
Queens University’s commitment to health & safety reflected by decision to go fully online Fall 2020
Daniel Lugo, President of Queens University of Charlotte, knew choosing to go online was an important decision to make early...
Students face remote learning in return to school
By: Beatrice Silva 3 min read August 2020 — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, so does the number of...
Technical college system major component of Georgia’s business climate
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read August 2020 — For the better part of the last decade, the Peach State...
Face Off:
Business schools tackle the challenges in a changed education landscape
By: Max Crampton Thomas   4 min read July 2020 — Higher education in Miami is using the COVID-19 crisis...
Palm Beach education leaders assess 2020-21 academic year
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read July  2020 — Forced to switch from in person learning to remote instruction seemingly...
Georgia’s business reputation stays strong in midst of pandemic
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read July 2020 — The Peach State’s methodical investments in economic development, workforce training, support for...
The Post-Pandemic City
By: Abby Melone, President & CEO, Capital Analytics It’s a truism in today’s hyper-connected world that people go where the...
Spotlight On:
Tom Slagle, CEO, Rasmussen College
By: Max Crampton Thomas 2 min read June 2020 —With a history spanning more than 119 years, Rasmussen College is...
Joanne Li
Florida International University faces coronavirus-related challenges head-on
To help minimize the impact of the coronavirus on the local community, Florida International University tapped into its global roots...
Spotlight On:
Ava Parker, President, Palm Beach State College
By: Felipe Rivas 2 min read May 2020 — Palm Beach State College succeeded in transferring most of its programs to...
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Larry Rice, President, Johnson & Wales University – North Miami
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South Jersey’s higher-ed sector at the forefront of workforce readiness
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Michael Cioce, President, Rowan College at Burlington County
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Christopher Lam, Partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
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Les Vail, CEO & President, Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce
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