Four local women honored by Delta Kappa Gamma | Lifestyle

DuBOIS – The local chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, an international society of key women educators, has inducted four local women. PSI has recognized the following women for their professional excellence in the teaching field by honoring them with induction into the society: Dr. Jaqueline Manno, Cynthia Aiello, Ann Defilippi and Stephanie Lesser. Two women … Read more

College of Business Research Paper on Omission Bias Wins JCA Best Paper Award

Stony Brook University College of Business researchers Gary Sherman, Stacey Finkelstein and Paul Connell, along with coauthors at American University, Villanova University, and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, won the Best Paper Award for 2021 from the Journal of Consumer Affairs. The paper, “When taking action means accepting responsibility: Omission bias predicts parents’ reluctance to … Read more

SFU named 2022-23 College of Distinction | Lifestyle

LORETTO – Saint Francis University has been recognized for its long-term commitment to helping undergraduate students learn, grow, and succeed by Colleges of Distinction, a unique guide for college-bound students. Based on SFU’s demonstrated excellence in four areas of distinction: “engaged students, great teaching, vibrant community, and successful outcomes,” the university was honored as both … Read more

These business majors have the highest ‘return on investment’ – with college graduates earning up to 5 165,000 a year

College students, listen up: Business degrees are the most popular undergraduate and graduate major in the US, but do they pay off? A new report by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce looked at the return on investment (ROI) of 5,500 business programs at more than 1,700 colleges. It found that the … Read more

Have a Heart gives college scholarships | Lifestyle

Starting six years ago, Have A Heart has chosen two deserving graduating seniors yearly to receive cash scholarships to further their education and seek an advanced degree. Two $ 1,000 scholarships are presented to two seniors based on grade point average, extracurricular activities and leadership, faculty recommendations, and excellence in essay form related to each … Read more

New hires at The Water Institute, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson | Business

Baton Rouge Jessica Renee Henkel has joined The Water Institute as deputy director to the chief scientist. Henkel was science adviser and coordinator for the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council), Her work included developing guidance on how RESTORE funded activities should be monitored, the design and development of databases to support the council … Read more

Real estate agent moves and news for June 25, 2022 | Home & Garden

Chinowth & Cohen Realtors welcomes Matt Vinson to its Broken Arrow office. Vinson was born in Tulsa and relocated to Stillwater at an early age, where he graduated from Stillwater High School. After a two-decade career of active duty in the Navy, he spent three years working for General Dynamics, traveling the world and training … Read more

Rowan-Cabarrus program chair named to national leadership post | Local News

FROM STAFF REPORTS SALISBURY – Amy Mahle, program chair of the Rowan-Cabarrus occupational therapy assistant program, has been elected to serve on the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Board of Directors. Founded in 1917, AOTA represents the professional interests of more than 230,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students nationwide. Mahle, who has chaired … Read more

UNL Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Department appoints White as lecturer | Farm & Ranch

Troy White has joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Panhandle Research and Extension Center as a lecturer in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication (ALEC) department. Dr. Troy White has joined the faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Panhandle Research and Extension Center as a lecturer in the Agricultural Leadership, Education and … Read more

Assad led Pitt Business to its highest rankings ever | University Times

By MARTY LEVINE Arjang A. Assad – Henry E. Haller Jr. dean of the Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration – came to Pitt seven years ago with high expectations, he said, after having served as dean of the School of Management of the University at Buffalo, State University of New … Read more