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HBJ names university exec CFO of the Year for 2018

The Houston Business Journal celebrated its 2018 CFO of the Year awards Nov. 8. Jim McShan, CFO of the University of Houston, was named the CFO of the Year at the event. Click here to see all the finalists. When Jim McShan retired in 2014, he and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

9 Amazon Killers That Could Thrive in 2019

Retail stocks had a strong 2018, at least until the market tanked in the fourth quarter. This year, some names a poised to outperform the sector......»»

Category: topSource: barronsJan 3rd, 2019

Year in Review: A timeline of the biggest news stories from 2018

From university and hospital expansions that will be shaping the region for years to come, to major shakeups at EQT, to acquisitions and mergers — bookended by Amazon teasing, then snubbing the region — 2018 was a year full of important busine.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 30th, 2018

Editor"s notebook: A doggone fine way to end the year

Half of U.S. households own at least one dog, and nine out of 10 pet parents consider their dogs full-fledged members of the family — which explains some of the top dog names for 2018......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 26th, 2018

Merriam-Webster names its word of the year

Merriam-Webster has announced that "justice" is its 2018 word of the year. The dictionary organization's editor, Peter Sokolwski, told The Associated Press that the word was among the top 30 searched words on the site, and spiked during the hearings t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 17th, 2018

TIME Magazine Names ‘The Guardians’ as Its 2018 Person of the Year

TIME Magazine Names ‘The Guardians’ as Its 2018 Person of the Year.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 11th, 2018

Time Names Person of the Year for 2018: Jamal Khashoggi and Other Journalists

The honorees, called “the guardians of truth,” included the staff of the Capital Gazette newspapers in Maryland, two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, and a journalist in the Philippines......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytDec 11th, 2018

Texas Southern University names new head football coach

Texas Southern University in Houston named Clarence McKinney as its next head football coach. McKinney most recently served as associate head coach and running backs coach at the University of Arizona in 2018. However, he has an extensive history i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 4th, 2018

Washington University tops list in student-faculty ratio

The 23 largest colleges and universities in Missouri and Southern Illinois have a combined full-time equivalent enrollment of 145,177 for the 2018-19 school year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 23rd, 2018

2018 Foundation Executive of the Year: Here"s what makes this Orlando Magic exec proud and more

Linda Landman Gonzalez, who's been part of the Orlando Magic's the senior leadership team since 2007, led the team in awarding more than $1 million to 27 local nonprofit organizations this year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 16th, 2018

United Way exceeds goal in 2018 fundraising campaign

The United Way of Greater St. Louis raised $76,006,420 in its 2018 fall fundraising campaign, just over the nonprofit's goal this year of $76 million. The campaign's 2018 co-chairs — Mark Wrighton, chancellor of Washington University, and Jeff Fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2018

CFO of the Year winner: Matthew Frist with Duquesne University

Matthew Frist of Duquesne University is a winner of a 2018 CFO of the Year award......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 7th, 2018

Alley Theatre names new artistic director after six-month nationwide search

The Alley Theatre has named Rob Melrose as its new artistic director. He plans to move to Houston early next year, and James Black will remain interim artistic director through the 2018-19 season, according to a Nov. 1 press release. Melrose is t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2018

Carlow University Board of Trustees elects new officers

The Carlow University Board of Trustees recently elected new officers that have begun their service in the 2018-2019 academic year, according to a press release.  Carlow alumna Dorothy Davis is the new chair of the board. Davis is a member of .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2018

WPCU fund names three new nonprofit recipients

Three Dayton-area nonprofits are getting extra fundraising assistance this year from Wright-Patt Credit Union. The credit union's 2018-19 Sunshine Community Fund recipients are Artemis Domestic Violence Center, Homefull, and St. Vincent de Paul. T.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2018

UMKC reveals 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year award winners

The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Regnier Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation announced this year’s honorees for the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, which will be Nov. 14 at Bloch Executive Hall.  The awards program was founded .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 8th, 2018

Webster Groves school names new leader

The College School in Webster Groves has named Carl Pelofsky as its new Head of School. Pelofsky, former head of school at Greenhills School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, was serving as interim head of school for the 2018-2019 school year after the dep.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2018

Merrill Lynch Says Jump on These 5 Dow Jones Industrial Average Laggards

The venerable Dow Jones industrial average is having a solid year, up just under 6%, but many of the top names in the index are down for 2018 and may be offering investors enticing entry points......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 18th, 2018

Meet the Health Care Innovators 2018: It was Penn Medicine"s year

This 2018 Philadelphia Business Journal Health Care Innovators/Doctors of Distinction awards program was dominated by the University of Pennsylvania Health System......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2018

National American University Holdings, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2018 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results

Company to host conference call on August 16, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. ET Financial and Operational Highlights Credit hour enrollment in NAU's online operation increased 48% during the FY 2018 fourth quarter (spring 2018 term) f.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaAug 15th, 2018

Full Coverage From The 8th Annual Delivering Alpha Conference 2018 – Chanos, Greenberg, And More [UPDATED]

One of the top investment line-ups of the year. The 8th annual CNBC and Institutional Investor run Delivering Alpha Conference – with the most famous names in the investment community especially hedge fund managers .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 23rd, 2018