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Hawaii Pacific University introduces free business minor

Hawaii Pacific University is introducing a tuition-free minor in business to current students beginning in the Summer 2020 semester, the private university announced Friday. The free pilot program will be available to freshmen who are not business maj...

Hawaii State FCU awards grants to two local businesses

Oahu-based businesses Dawn Patrol Assessments and Fitgevity are the first recipients of Hawaii State Federal Credit Union's inaugural small business grant program. Both companies are being awarded $5,000 to grow and/or expand their operations. Andrew ...

BB&T-SunTrust merger creating Truist Financial set to close

Winston-Salem-based BB&T Corp. and Atlanta’s SunTrust Banks Inc. will become Truist Financial Corp. as of midnight, closing out this year’s largest — and most talked about — bank merger. The new bank will be headquartered in Charlotte. The companies, ...

Netflix is not anti-theater, executive says

"Marriage Story" hit Netflix on Friday. But it's still playing in theaters. Netflix is not anti-theater, executive says while outlining streaming giant's cinematic ambitions

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UB officials hope another bowl game leads to prosperity on and off the field

December 5th, 2019|Comments Off on UB officials hope another bowl game leads to prosperity on and off the field

The University at Buffalo football team will play in a bowl game later this month for the second straight season. That has administrators bullish on what more time in the national spotlight could mean for the university.

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Health care giant funds mental health therapists in East Bay schools

December 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Health care giant funds mental health therapists in East Bay schools

Oakland-based Blue Shield is bankrolling a $10 million program to put more mental health counselors in nine East Bay schools, stepping up its philanthropic efforts in the area after moving its headquarters there. Blue Shield announced the five-year "B...

712, 2019

Leidos, Parsons win spot on $4B nuclear material cleanup contract

December 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Leidos, Parsons win spot on $4B nuclear material cleanup contract

Leidos Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) and Parsons Corp. (NYSE: PSN) earned spots on a $4 billion contract as part of a joint venture to support the cleanup of a former nuclear weapons site in southern Washington state.  The Department of Energy announced ...

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Amazon signs lease for more offices in Hudson Yards

December 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Amazon signs lease for more offices in Hudson Yards

Amazon.com Inc. is taking over more office space in Midtown Manhattan. The Jeff Bezos-run company (Nasdaq: AMZN) told The Wall Street Journal that it inked a lease in Hudson Yards — the neighborhood of Manhattan that stretches from about West 25th to...

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Amazon signs lease for more offices in Hudson Yards

Amazon.com Inc. is taking over more office space in Midtown Manhattan. The Jeff Bezos-run company (Nasdaq: AMZN) told The Wall Street Journal that it inked a lease in Hudson Yards — the neighborhood of Manhattan that stretches from about West 25th to...

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Hawaii Pacific University introduces free business minor

Hawaii Pacific University is introducing a tuition-free minor in business to current students beginning in the Summer 2020 semester, the private university announced Friday. The free pilot program will be available to freshmen who are not business maj...

By | December 7th, 2019|Categories: Education|