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UNC System picks Winston-Salem dean to lead Fayetteville State University

Winston-Salem State University will be losing a dean to fill a leadership gap at Fayetteville State University. Dr. Bill Roper, the UNC System interim chancellor has announced that Peggy Valentine will serve as the interim chancellor of Fayettevil.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Triad university hires North Carolina native as new provost

Winston-Salem State University has hired a new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, nearly a year after the position was vacated.  Anthony Graham, dean of the College of Education at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Univ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2018

Ohio State"s new health chancellor joining at "all-time highs and getting even better," President Drake says

With Hal Paz in his first month as chancellor for health affairs at Ohio State University, the health system is finally ready to fulfill decades of ambition to lead nationwide changes in medicine, OSU President Michael Drake says......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Triad university becomes first HBCU Adobe Creative Cloud campus

Winston-Salem State University students, faculty and staff now have Adobe Creative Cloud at their fingertips – and not just in a class or for specific coursework. Each person with a registered university email has access to the suite of Adobe .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018

Blue Cross, Amerigroup to add 350 jobs in Cary, Winston-Salem

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is hiring more than 350 employees in two new offices to launch its Medicaid plan as part of the state's Medicaid transformation. The insurance giant made the announcement Monday that it will be launching tw.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

UNC system taps new interim chancellor for UNC School of the Arts

To fill an upcoming leadership void at UNC School of the Arts (UNCSA), UNC System interim president Bill Roper has tapped the dean of the university's music school, Brian Cole, to serve as interim chancellor.  Cole, who has in his role since 2016, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Rushern Baker appointed to UMMS board

Rushern Baker, the former Prince George’s County executive, was appointed to the board of the University of Maryland Medical System on Monday. The appointment is the latest effort from the state to rework the UMMS board after the $4.4 billion medica.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2019

NCSU to lead $30 million plant study financed by Novo Nordisk

A $30 million research effort led by N.C. State University – bankrolled by Danish pharma – hopes to reduce the need for chemical treatments in the agricultural industry. The Novo Nordisk foundation – the charitable arm of the Denmark headquart.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2019

Meet the theme park veteran now leading the Memphis Zoo

Coming back to the Mid-South, even though he graduated from what was then Memphis State University, wasn't on the radar for the Memphis Zoo's new president and CEO, Jim Dean, until he got a phone call out of the blue. Dean was serving as interim pre.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2019

OSU names interim dean of business college

Oregon State University has named a longtime administrator and professor as interim dean of its College of Business. James Coakley will start in his new role Aug. 1. He takes over from outgoing Dean Mitzi Montoya, who was named provost and executive vi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

Wichita State hires graduate school dean with polymer past

Wichita State University has hired Coleen Pugh, a professor from the University of Akron, as its new graduate school dean and associate vice president for research and technology. Pugh, who begins July 28, is a professor of Polymer Science at Akron......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 31st, 2019

New study details Ohio State"s $15.2B economic impact

People hear about the anecdotal impact of Ohio State University on the state's economy all the time – but how does that actually pan out in real numbers? A new study based on a modeling system developed with the help of Pittsburgh-based consulting.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 15th, 2019

Winston-Salem restaurants adopt curbside service app SwipeBy

A Winston-Salem startup is taking the inconsistency out of the food delivery service with a new curbside pick-up app called SwipeBy. Carl Turner, a 2017 Wake Forest University graduate, started SwipeBy – initially under the name Neighborz – t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2019

PSU"s president resigns amid questions over spending, management style

Portland State University's president has resigned after facing fire on several fronts. The school said Rahmat Shoureshi resigned from his position on Friday. The school's board of trustees is expected to name Stephen Percy, the dean of PSU’s College.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

WSU names dean for Barton School of Business

Wichita State University on Thursday announced that Larisa Genin has been named the new dean of the university’s W. Frank Barton School of Business.  Genin is the associate dean of the School of Economics and Business Administration at Saint Ma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 9th, 2019

Health system to invest $181.4 million in upgrades at Triad hospital

Novant Health will invest $181.4 million to undertake a series of renovations and upgrades at its Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem. The multi-year, multi-phase project is being billed as a community investment to enrich the patient experien.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 9th, 2019

Startup moves closer to being North Carolina"s de novo bank

A proposed startup-community bank in Winston-Salem has received a conditional state charter as it moves closer to raising the required capital for regulatory approval. The proposed Community Bank of the Carolinas filed its charter application in May a.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

University renews deal with Hanesbrands as licensed apparel partner

UNC-Chapel Hill has struck a new 10-year deal with Winston-Salem-based Hanesbrands Inc. to be its primary partner for apparel products. The agreement, executed in collaboration with its exclusive trademark licensing agent, IMG College Licensing, covers .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

Triad firm wins state design award

CJMW Architecture of Winston-Salem received state Project of the Year honors for its design of a high-profile, new Triad facility. CJMW was awarded the NAIOP North Carolina award for New Development Project of the Year for its design of the BB&T Lea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 28th, 2019

Drexel"s College of Arts and Sciences is getting a new dean

Drexel University found the next dean for its College of Arts and Sciences. Norma Bouchard, dean of San Diego State University's College of Arts and Letters and a European studies scholar, was named to the role last week, the university announced. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2019

Gov. Deal names Bowers, Cummiskey to state boards

Gov. Nathan Deal Wednesday appointed Georgia Power Co. Chairman, President and CEO Paul Bowers to the board of the Georgia Ports Authority. Bowers' move to the ports agency created a vacancy on the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018