Industrial Education

Walmart launches subsidized college education program - MarketWatch

May 30, 2018 - 3:46pm

Walmart launches subsidized college education program
MarketWatch
Walmart Inc. WMT, +2.09% said Wednesday that it has launched a higher-education program in partnership with Guild Education that will offer the retailer's workers associate's and bachelor's degrees in business or supply chain management. Degrees will ...

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Uptmor selected as Grant School District superintendent - Blue Mountain Eagle

May 30, 2018 - 3:14pm

Blue Mountain Eagle

Uptmor selected as Grant School District superintendent
Blue Mountain Eagle
Before entering school administration, Uptmor was an industrial technology teacher, primarily in Oregon and Idaho for about 15 years. He has a Master of Science degree in industrial technology education and a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial ...

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GM: Design Studios Must Diversify for Future Mobility - Ward's Auto

May 30, 2018 - 2:58pm

Ward's Auto

GM: Design Studios Must Diversify for Future Mobility
Ward's Auto
“As the world of an interior designer becomes less and less traditional, we need diverse thinking in this area and that will only come from a more diverse talent pool,” says Sharon Gauci, executive director-Industrial Design at General Motors ...

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Putting the brakes on the Oxford and Cambridge gravy train - The Guardian

May 30, 2018 - 1:08pm

The Guardian

Putting the brakes on the Oxford and Cambridge gravy train
The Guardian
... and Working-Class Education (1908), which pointed out that colleges – not just the central university – had a duty to support outreach work. Oxford and Cambridge then developed programmes for working-class adults across the industrial cities of ...

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THE World Reputation Rankings 2018: KAIST: the making of an elite - Times Higher Education (THE)

May 30, 2018 - 1:05pm

Times Higher Education (THE)

THE World Reputation Rankings 2018: KAIST: the making of an elite
Times Higher Education (THE)
Embracing the megatrends of the fourth industrial revolution, and innovation initiatives in the pillars of education, research, technological commercialisation, globalisation, and future strategy will further advance the excellence of KAIST and help it ...

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UCU leader pleads for unity amid resignation calls - Times Higher Education (THE)

May 30, 2018 - 11:56am

Times Higher Education (THE)

UCU leader pleads for unity amid resignation calls
Times Higher Education (THE)
The head of the University and College Union has urged higher education staff to remember the “value of unity” following calls for her resignation. Sally Hunt, the UCU's general secretary, told delegates at the trade union's congress in Manchester on ...

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Hemp, Inc. Applauds Illinois as Industrial Hemp Bill Now Awaits Governor's Signature - GlobeNewswire (press release)

May 30, 2018 - 11:38am

Hemp, Inc. Applauds Illinois as Industrial Hemp Bill Now Awaits Governor's Signature
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Hemp, Inc.'s consulting agreement with HQ Global Education, Inc., a scientific research development company, entails that Hemp, Inc. will provide consulting services in an effort to help HQ Global Education, Inc. expand into the hemp CBD industry.

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State authorization rule to be delayed for two more years - Education Dive

May 30, 2018 - 10:43am

State authorization rule to be delayed for two more years
Education Dive
The U.S. Education Department announced it will delay for two more years implementation of its controversial regulations requiring all online programs to show they are approved to operate in every state where they enroll students, according to Inside ...

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Medical industry the next growth sector - The Australian

May 30, 2018 - 10:02am

Medical industry the next growth sector
The Australian
The impact on the property market of strong growth in our medical industry will not be like education where residential apartments were a clear beneficiary. It will, however, be good news for industrial and office markets. Existing precincts in Sydney ...

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State authorization to be delayed for two more years - Education Dive

May 30, 2018 - 9:28am

State authorization to be delayed for two more years
Education Dive
The delays in state authorization for distance education have been linked to delays on Congress' inability to finalize the Higher Education Act. Online degree programs, coding boot camps and other forms of distance learning have flourished in the years ...

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Zimbabwe: Govt Approves Setting Up of Industrial Parks - AllAfrica.com

May 30, 2018 - 8:32am

Zimbabwe: Govt Approves Setting Up of Industrial Parks
AllAfrica.com
Government has approved the setting up of industrial parks which will result in the development of innovations by higher and tertiary students to process and manufacture products. In an interview, the Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education, Science ...

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Market expansion among key opportunities and challenges facing Michigan recycling industry - MLive.com

May 30, 2018 - 7:49am

MLive.com

Market expansion among key opportunities and challenges facing Michigan recycling industry
MLive.com
For Advanced Disposal, which serves 16 states and the Bahamas, educational initiatives are crucial to increasing recycling and composting. A case in point is the company's work with an organization called Green Living Science to educate kids about the ...

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Agile education: Why choosing a technical school makes sense - St Pete Catalyst

May 30, 2018 - 4:16am

St Pete Catalyst

Agile education: Why choosing a technical school makes sense
St Pete Catalyst
The cost of the PTC education is considerably less than a four-year university tuition. And the school's success rate in industrial courses (Welding, HVAC, Electricity, Automotive Service Technology, et cetera) is impressive. “It's a smart conversation ...

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New ODU/TCC agreement bridges gap between work experience and college degrees - Southside Daily

May 30, 2018 - 4:07am

Southside Daily

New ODU/TCC agreement bridges gap between work experience and college degrees
Southside Daily
Ellen Neufeldt, ODU's vice president for Student Engagement and Enrollment Services joined Edna Baehre-Kolovani, president of Tidewater Community College, at a signing ceremony May 21, formalizing connections in industrial technology between the ...

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