East Central University Tops List of Global Pitch Competitors

East Central University’s Entrepreneurship program continues to ascend on the world stage, boasting the most students in an upcoming global pitch competition. Seven of the 110 international competitors selected for the 2020 Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) Virtual Pitch Competition are ECU students. They were chosen from more than 300 applicants representing 151 global campuses. No … More East Central University Tops List of Global Pitch Competitors

Western Governors University: Helping Displaced Students Finish What They Started

Large enough to help at scale. Personalized enough to help each student. The COVID-19 pandemic has left 20 million college students nationwide unsure of how they will achieve their goals. For those facing the worst-case scenarios—closure of either their degree programs or their entire schools— an unexpected, urgent search for a plan B will add … More Western Governors University: Helping Displaced Students Finish What They Started

Claflin in Top 10 for 10th Year in Ranking of HBCUs

Claflin’s student-focused academic programs and a faculty comprised of world-class scholars contributed to U.S. News and World Report ranking the university ninth in its 2021 list of the nation’s top historically Black colleges/universities (HBCUs). Claflin has earned a place among the top 10 HBCUs in the publication’s prestigious ranking for 10 consecutive years. U.S. News … More Claflin in Top 10 for 10th Year in Ranking of HBCUs

Two Mount Union Business Honor Society Students Earn Scholarships

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Omicron Xi chapter of Delta Mu Delta, the international business honor society at the University of Mount Union, is pleased to announce that two of the members of its 2020 class have been awarded scholarships by the society.   Those earning $2,000 Delta Mu Delta Board Awards are seniors Jacob Labonte ’20, an … More Two Mount Union Business Honor Society Students Earn Scholarships

Dr. Augustine Boayke Becomes the Ninth President of Essex County College

Dr. Augustine Boakye is Essex County College’s 9th President, assuming the leadership position on July 21, 2020. Dr. Boakye started his Essex County College career in 2009 as an Associate Professor of Economics. In 2013, he was named Chair of the Division of Business. For the past year, he has served as Acting Dean of … More Dr. Augustine Boayke Becomes the Ninth President of Essex County College

WGU North Carolina to Grant Online Access Scholarships to Close the Digital Divide Learning Gap

Scholarships will provide high-speed internet for students in North Carolina WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of national online nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU), has announced a new Online Access Scholarship program that will grant high-speed internet access and provide devices to WGU students who need and can’t afford them. WGU’s $1 million national scholarship program … More WGU North Carolina to Grant Online Access Scholarships to Close the Digital Divide Learning Gap

Lesley University Appoints Dr. Jonathan Jefferson as Chief Academic Officer and Provost

Lesley University, in Cambridge, recently announced the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Jefferson as chief academic officer and provost. Jefferson, who was named interim provost in June, has chaired the university’s Business Management Division, where he has been a professor since 2015. He led the faculty assembly in the 2019-20 school year and was its vice … More Lesley University Appoints Dr. Jonathan Jefferson as Chief Academic Officer and Provost

ACBSP Mourns the Death of Steven Frumkin, Dean of FIT’s Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology

Steven Frumkin, dean of the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology at the Fashion Institute of Technology, died Thursday in Miami. The cause was COVID-19.  “With Dean Frumkin’s passing, we have lost a most valuable member of our community,” said FIT’s president, Dr. Joyce F. Brown. “Through his leadership, he not only … More ACBSP Mourns the Death of Steven Frumkin, Dean of FIT’s Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology