Minnesota State University, Mankato

North Star Imaging Welcomes New Global Sales Director

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

As NSI's new Global Sales Director, Lih Fang is responsible for overall sales worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • As NSI's new Global Sales Director, Lih Fang is responsible for overall sales worldwide.
  • She brings extensive international experience in general management, sales, marketing, business development and operations to the organization.
  • North Star Imaging manufactures turn-key industrial 2D & 3D Digital Radiography & Computed Tomography (CT) X-ray equipment.
  • Industrial X-ray imaging is often used for R&D, Failure Analysis, Quality Control, Internal Measurements, High-Speed 3D Scanning, 3D Metrology & more.

University of Akron's Diversitas Announces Fifth Annual Financial Planning Diversity Symposium

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 4:12pm

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The University of Akron's College of Business ( CoB ) today announced details surrounding its fifth annual Diversitas symposium .

Key Points: 
  • AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The University of Akron's College of Business ( CoB ) today announced details surrounding its fifth annual Diversitas symposium .
  • "The wealth management industry is reaching a tipping point more people need financial advice, while the majority of financial advisors are nearing retirement age," said Barry Mulholland, Ph.D., lead organizer of Diversitas and director of the CoB's financial planning program .
  • In addition to The University of Akron, Partner Universities include financial planning programs at leading programs around the U.S., such as California Lutheran University; California State University Northridge; Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; Kansas State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; The Ohio State University; Olivet College; Prairie View A&M University; Texas A&M University; Texas Tech University; University of Georgia; University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; University of Maryland Global Campus; the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley; and Virginia Tech University, to name a few.
  • Diversitas is receiving nationwide recognition for the organization's efforts to promote diversity and inclusion in the financial services industry.

President of Eastern Maine Community College to Lead Growing Initiative to Strengthen Community Colleges Nationwide

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 4:00pm

"We are thrilled to have Dr. Larson join our team and lead the next phase of the Community College Growth Engine Fund," said Kathleen deLaski, founder, CEO and chair of the board of the Education Design Lab. "It is becoming increasingly apparent that innovative community colleges can -- and are -- leading the design of employment-connected learning. Dr. Larson has been one of those leaders in Minnesota and in Maine and it is the Lab's honor for her to champion the learner-driven models that are emerging through partner co-design and gaining momentum around the country."

Key Points: 
  • Having most recently served as President of Eastern Maine Community College, Dr. Larson brings decades of leadership experience with community colleges from across the country to the Lab as it seeks to scale its work to reimagine the role of community colleges in advancing economic opportunity for new majority learners.
  • The Community College Growth Engine Fund was launched in October 2020 to help position community colleges as a bridge between education and employment.
  • Participating institutions in the first cohort include: The City University of New York, Ivy Tech Community College, Prince George's Community College, Austin Community College District, Pima Community College, and Seattle Colleges.
  • "It has been the honor and pleasure of my life to serve Maine's learners as president of Eastern Maine Community College and I thank the entire Maine Community College System for welcoming me these last five years," said Dr. Lisa Larson.

Electromed, Inc. Announces Nominations of Kathy Tune and Joe Galatowitsch as New Independent Directors

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Board will elect a new independent Chair of the Board immediately following the Annual Meeting.

Key Points: 
  • The Board will elect a new independent Chair of the Board immediately following the Annual Meeting.
  • At Electromed, we are committed to adding directors with complementary skills and capabilities that contribute toward Electromeds continued growth and generation of shareholder value.
  • I look forward to working alongside Kathy, Joe and my other fellow Board members as well as management to build on this momentum.
  • Tune is also a Managing Partner with Capita3, an early stage venture capital fund focused on women led healthcare startup founders.

NOVA's New Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer Unveils His Priorities for the College

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 8:00pm

ANNANDALE, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Eun-Woo Chang joined NOVA this summer as VP of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer.

Key Points: 
  • ANNANDALE, Va., Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Eun-Woo Chang joined NOVA this summer as VP of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer.
  • Having gotten the lay of the land, he has now released his priorities for the college: to implement innovation, diversity and inclusivity into all facets of academic planning.
  • He previously served in academic leadership at Ashland University and Mercer County Community College.
  • This college has always been a great incubator for inclusive education, and I want to encourage innovation," said Chang.

Seniorlink Names Cheryl Matter, Ph.D., as Vice President, Population Health

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 1:00pm

BOSTON, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Seniorlink, Inc., a tech-enabled health services company, today announced the appointment of Cheryl Matter, Ph.D., to the newly created position of Vice President, Population Health.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Aug. 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Seniorlink, Inc., a tech-enabled health services company, today announced the appointment of Cheryl Matter, Ph.D., to the newly created position of Vice President, Population Health.
  • Growth in family caregiving is expected to continue as the population ages and individuals live longer with multiple health conditions.
  • Prior to joining Seniorlink, Matter was Vice President, Population Health at Lifesprk, a senior-focused provider of whole person home and community care solutions.
  • Seniorlink is a tech-enabled health services company focused on keeping care in the home, where family caregivers play a pivotal role.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Names Encompass from iModules as its Alumni Engagement and Giving Solution

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 12:00pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Minnesota State University, Mankato (Minnesota State Mankato) has named iModules, the higher ed fundraising and engagement leader, as its partner for alumni engagement and online giving.

Key Points: 
  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Minnesota State University, Mankato (Minnesota State Mankato) has named iModules, the higher ed fundraising and engagement leader, as its partner for alumni engagement and online giving.
  • iModules integrated platform, Encompass, will empower University Advancement with tools to personalize the online experience of alumni and donors.
  • Using Encompass enables the team to drive meaningful engagement, improve the giving experience, streamline event registration and gain operational efficiencies.
  • Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,297 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

Minnesota State Selects SkillSurvey's Online Reference Checking Solution

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 2:00pm

BERWYN, Pa., September 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- SkillSurvey, the leading provider of online reference checking, today announced that Minnesota State, the fourth largest public university system in the U.S. with 30 state colleges, 7 state universities and 54 campuses statewide, has selected SkillSurvey's online reference checking and sourcing solutions to increase recruiting efficiency and learn more about their candidate's past job performance before hiring.

Key Points: 
  • BERWYN, Pa., September 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- SkillSurvey, the leading provider of online reference checking, today announced that Minnesota State, the fourth largest public university system in the U.S. with 30 state colleges, 7 state universities and 54 campuses statewide, has selected SkillSurvey's online reference checking and sourcing solutions to increase recruiting efficiency and learn more about their candidate's past job performance before hiring.
  • The colleges and universities of Minnesota State sought a solution that would help streamline the arduous process of reference checking, would be easy to use and provide support for EEOC compliance.
  • Prior to this selection, three Minnesota State colleges and universities selected to partner with SkillSurvey for their reference checking technology given SkillSurvey's adherence to scientific methodology and rigor.
  • SkillSurvey Reference is the only online reference checking solution that has been proven to reduce turnover for cause as noted in the peer reviewed article published in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment.