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Based in Dingle, Ireland, the new institute is named for the writer who focused on mankind’s connection to creation and the environment.
Over the past five years, more than half of the winning teams had at least one woman as a team founder, while 60 percent were solely founded by a woman.
The Fairfield-based school also announced partnerships with Rochester Polytechnic Institute and Columbia University to provide a dual-degree opportunity.
Sacred Heart University’s Jack Welch College of Business (WCOB) will debut an undergraduate degree program focused on hospitality, resort and tourism management in the fall 2018 semester.
The college president noted that funding is his most significant challenge, adding that “if we had more funding, we’d have even more of an impact.”
The clinical program at the university’s Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies will prepare students to become expert nurse midwives in every stage and setting of midwifery care.
The new program, which is the only one of its kind being offered by a Connecticut college, will be limited to 30 students.
In her latest endeavor, Jennifer Openshaw is laying the foundation for a new generation of women to succeed in the corporate world.
The grant is designed to help cover expenses for current students with fewer than 70 college credits, as well as those with more but who have not completed a college degree.
The grants are aimed at programs supporting families living within the ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) income threshold.
In May, Neil Salonen announced that he was entering his final year on the job at the University of Bridgeport, leaving in 2018.
Creative Connections founder Alan Stickler says American kids could learn a few things from their counterparts across the Atlantic.
Another trend that impacts the workplace is the erosion of corporate loyalty. While that problem took root before millennials were entering the workforce, it has been accelerated by a new wave of graduates for whom job-hopping is the only way to approach a career.
During Neil Salonen's stewardship, UB’s enrollment climbed to its current 30-year high of nearly 5,700 students while its revenue more than tripled.