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2014-09-10 16:29:16

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What do Harry Potter and a smartphone app have to do with training tomorrow's business leaders? At Syracuse University, plenty. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnVAR/20140910/145196 This semester, the Whitman School of Management is launching the Goodman IMPRESS program. IMPRESS creates competition among students to gain critical career skills. Students in turn track their progress on a smart phone app and earn "game points" by...

2014-05-28 08:38:54

SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syracuse University's Martin J. Whitman School of Management (Whitman) and 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education online, today announced a partnership to further strengthen Syracuse's highly ranked online MBA degree. The partnership will enhance Whitman's existing online iMBA program by combining 2U's...

2014-05-28 08:24:06

BRISTOL, Va., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alex Energy, an affiliate of leading U.S. coal supplier Alpha Natural Resources (NYSE: ANR), was recognized by the Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative (ARRI) for reforestation activities at the Whitman Surface Mine, also known as Trace Fork Surface Mine. An award was presented by the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection during a ceremony on May 23 in...

2014-04-09 16:21:36

Contract from U.S. Small Business Administration Extends Operation Boots to Business, Expands Program Overseas SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has been awarded a $3 million cooperative agreement from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), to extend and expand Operation Boots to Business, a self-employment training program available to U.S. military personnel designed to...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

Joshua A. Whitman elected 2012 Treasurer of the American Board of Trial Advocates Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Joshua A. Whitman has been elected 2012 Treasurer of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Mr. Whitman is a partner and shareholder at Milton, Leach, Whitman, D'Andrea & Eslinger, P.A. and, as he has since 1986, limits his practice to personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, products liability, and insurance cases. He has extensive experience in...

2011-06-09 11:32:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Council for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the UMKC Henry W. Bloch School of Management have announced the honorees for The 26th Annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards celebration. This year's International Entrepreneur of the Year is Meg Whitman, former president and CEO of eBay. Meg Whitman was president and CEO of eBay for 10 years. During her tenure, eBay grew from 30...

2011-02-28 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zipcar announced the addition of former eBay CEO Meg Whitman to its board of directors. Whitman brings to Zipcar deep knowledge of online auctions, e-commerce and payments. Whitman led eBay from 1998 to 2008. During her tenure, she oversaw the expansion of eBay from 30 employees and $4 million in annual revenue to more than 15,000 employees and nearly $8 billion in annual revenue, as well as a global community of 309 million...


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