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Helios Founding Chair Named 2013 Afterschool Champion

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Education advocate and founding chairman of the Helios Education Foundation, Vince Roig, has been named the 2013 Afterschool Champion by the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE). Roig will receive the award on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the 12th Annual Arizona Statewide Afterschool Conference & Awards of Excellence Luncheon at the Phoenix Convention Center, North… Read More →

First Nurses Graduate from UA’s Phoenix Campus

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Sixteen students are the first to receive a Master of Science degree for Entry to the Profession of Nursing (MEPN) from the University of Arizona College of Nursing at the Phoenix Campus. The students attended a celebration in Phoenix on Aug. 6, then joined the Tucson-based graduates of the same program at a commencement ceremony… Read More →

First Nurses Graduate from UA's Phoenix Campus

Nurses in a line

Sixteen students are the first to receive a Master of Science degree for Entry to the Profession of Nursing (MEPN) from the University of Arizona College of Nursing at the Phoenix Campus. The students attended a celebration in Phoenix on Aug. 6, then joined the Tucson-based graduates of the same program at a commencement ceremony… Read More →

Robin Milne – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Robin Milne – Executive director, Phoenix Suns Charities Milne said her job is “a dream” because she can combine her passion for sports and philanthropy. Milne works with the organization’s board of directors to raise and grant more than $1 million annually to programs in the areas of education, health, human services, the arts, rehabilitation,… Read More →

Arizona Community Foundation awards $25K to AFHP

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The Arizona Community Foundation has awarded the Arizona Family Health Partnership (AFHP) a $25,000 grant to implement a statewide public awareness and education campaign for young women about the importance of taking B vitamin folic acid before and during pregnancy to prevent birth defects. Research consistently shows that the highest rate of unintended pregnancies is… Read More →

Diane Enos – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

Diane Enos - 50 Most Influential Women in AZ Business

Diane Enos – President,  Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community Enos is the second woman elected as president of the SRPMIC. She is dedicated to promoting education for the SRPMIC people and creating new opportunities that allow the traditional O’odham (Pima) and Piipaash (Maricopa) lifestyle to flourish within the community. Enos is the first member of… Read More →

Legislative Session Improves Business Landscape in Arizona

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The Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), the largest trade association in Arizona representing over 11,000 member businesses in all 15 counties, tracked 65 bills during Arizona’s 51st Legislature (Jan. 14 – June 13, 2013), eight of which were Priority Bills. ASBA has announced all eight Priority Bills passed. “We have a strong sense of responsibility… Read More →

Expect More Arizona Hires Director of Marketing

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Expect More Arizona, a statewide high expectations movement dedicated to world-class education for all Arizona students,  announced the hiring of Jeff Goodman as the new Director of Marketing and Digital Engagement. Prior to joining Expect More Arizona, Jeff served as the chief executive of Blabbermouth, providing word of mouth marketing services for non-profits, charitable foundations… Read More →

PCH gets $5K CVS Community Grant

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Phoenix Children’s Hospital has received a $5,000 CVS Caremark Community Grant. The Community Grants Program was created by CVS Caremark as part of its commitment to helping people on the path to better health by creating greater access to health care and health education for at-risk and underserved populations. The support from CVS Caremark will… Read More →

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc. Announces Tender Offer

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by in Business News

Cole Real Estate Investments, Inc., (NYSE: COLE), formerly known as Cole Credit Property Trust III, Inc., announced today that it has commenced a modified “Dutch auction” tender offer to purchase for cash up to $250 million in value of its shares of common stock on the terms and subject to the conditions described in its… Read More →

Scottsdale League for the Arts Appoints Board Member

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Susan E. Wells, partner of business law firm Jaburg Wilk, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Scottsdale League for the Arts. The Scottsdale League for the Arts is a non-profit volunteer organization supporting artists, arts programs and education through fundraising and special events, including the Scottsdale Culinary Festival. Funds raised are… Read More →

Creating high performance schools

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A central part of this year’s state budget debate is over Governor Brewer’s Performance Funding proposal for district and charter schools. Her plan helps ensure that tax investment in our schools yields measurable results. Employers from across the state have fought against across-the-board cuts to our K-12 system, and we’ve supported the governor’s budget request… Read More →

How could budget cuts impact Arizona?

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The White House released a list of impacts to Arizona from automatic budget cuts that are set to take hold this week. The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts… Read More →

Video Games Go to College for groundbreaking ASU Program

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by in Education | Featured

Much is being made over the explosion of video games in the classroom to teach a future generation of K-12 students. But what about the future teachers who will be teaching them? At Arizona State University, education students are reaching into their virtual future with the click of a mouse to test their teaching skills… Read More →