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Former White House doctor will speak at healthcare awards

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Although she doesn’t, Dr. Connie Mariano could boast about her title as the first Filipino American in history to receive the rank of Navy Rear Admiral. However, when she reflects on her past, this “first” may not seem quite as significant as another first: “the first patient.” This is how Dr. Mariano, former White House… Read More →

Wendy Jameson – 50 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

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Wendy Jameson – Co-founder and CEO, Colnatec Jameson, who earned a 2011 White House “Champion of Change” award, has developed and launched multiple technology companies as both a consultant and founder. This includes a multinational consulting organization, her self-owned company, Potentiate, and Colnatec. Colnatec is the only company in the world designing and developing state… 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 →

Valley woman honored as a ‘Champion of Change’

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by in Business News | Marketing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Anne Stafford, Director of Communications and Development for Community Health Charities of Arizona (CHC-AZ) was honored at the White House on Friday, August 10, 2012 along with 11 other parents as “Champions of Change.” These extraordinary parents devoted their time and effort to their PTA chapters across the country and had the… Read More →

White House Honors ASU Alumnus As Champion Of Change

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Arizona State University alumnus Angelica Vilaverde was honored as a Champion of Change at the White House on Monday. She is one of 11 individuals from Head Start programs across the country who earned the honor. Honorees were commended for their commitment to delivering on the promise of Head Start, a comprehensive early childhood development… Read More →

ASU Cancels Study Abroad Program In Egypt

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by in Blogs | Education | Politics | Travel

On January 25th, Egyptian citizens erupted in violent revolution against corruption, extensive poverty, enormous national unemployment and numerous governance problems of autocratic leader Hosni Mubarak — and two Arizona State students were caught in its crossfire. The students were studying abroad in Cairo at the time political unrest hit its threshold in late January; and… Read More →

Is ‘Green’ The Whole Answer?

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by in Green | Real Estate

Our natural resources are limited and they are fast becoming scarcer and more costly. Thankfully, in recent years, awareness of this issue has heightened and individuals, companies and governments are making efforts towards more responsible usage of our depleting natural resources. Unarguably, we’re in the Age of Environmental Thrift, when ‘going green’ is just good… Read More →

America’s Next Leader

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The last time an Arizona politician stood at the threshold of the White House was 44 years ago, when Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater introduced a new form of conservative politics to America before falling under the wheels of President Lyndon Baines Johnson’s campaign juggernaut. Now, another Arizonan, also the Republican nominee, has the White… Read More →