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RENOWNED PRESIDIO GRADUATE PROGRAMS TO JOIN UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS IN MARIN

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Friday, December 2, 2022

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco-based Presidio Graduate School, a national leader in sustainability-focused graduate education, plans to merge with the University of Redlands and be housed on the Redlands Marin campus commencing in summer 2023.

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  • REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco-based Presidio Graduate School, a national leader in sustainability-focused graduate education, plans to merge with the University of Redlands and be housed on the Redlands Marin campus commencing in summer 2023.
  • "We are thrilled that the University of Redlands, and especially its School of Business & Society and Marin campus, will become the new home for Presidio's degree programs," said Elizabeth Maw, president, Presidio Graduate School.
  • Coincidentally, the University of Redlands Marin Campus is the original location of the first iteration of Presidio (World College West) when it opened in 1973.
  • About Presidio Graduate School Presidio Graduate School's graduate programs were launched in 2002 with a vision to change graduate business education by integrating principles of sustainability and social impact into every course.

University of California Health launches Long COVID education series to expand access to care

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Friday, December 2, 2022

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- University of California Health has created a video education series to inform and educate health care providers about best practices and the latest research on screening, managing symptoms and making specialty referrals for patients with post-COVID symptoms.

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- University of California Health has created a video education series to inform and educate health care providers about best practices and the latest research on screening, managing symptoms and making specialty referrals for patients with post-COVID symptoms.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has been a mass disabling event that has led to long-term consequences for patients, health care providers, and the nation's system of health care, especially in medically underserved communities.
  • "By educating, equipping, and empowering more providers in the battle against the very real impact of Long COVID, we are helping expand access to care for this condition."
  • University of California Health comprises six academic health centers, 20 health professional schools, a Global Health Institute and systemwide services that improve the health of patients and the University's students, faculty, and employees.

CME Group Names Winning Teams of 2022 University Trading Challenge

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Friday, December 2, 2022

"We congratulate the winning teams and all participants in this year's University Trading Challenge, who successfully navigated challenging market conditions and historic volatility across asset classes," said Anita Liskey, CME Group Senior Managing Director of Global Brand Marketing and Communications.

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  • "We congratulate the winning teams and all participants in this year's University Trading Challenge, who successfully navigated challenging market conditions and historic volatility across asset classes," said Anita Liskey, CME Group Senior Managing Director of Global Brand Marketing and Communications.
  • "Competing in the CME Group University Trading Challenge is an incredible entry into the fascinating world of global financial markets," said Luis Nicolau, the faculty advisor to both the first- and fourth-place teams.
  • CME Group provides a wide range of risk management education, including its CME Institute education hub, which offers detailed courses, webinars and videos on trading futures on options markets, as well as a trading simulator.
  • The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.

The Hockaday School Names Dr. Laura Leathers as New Head of School

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Friday, December 2, 2022

DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hockaday School is pleased to announce Dr. Laura Leathers as the next Eugene McDermott Head of School, effective January 1, 2023.

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  • DALLAS, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hockaday School is pleased to announce Dr. Laura Leathers as the next Eugene McDermott Head of School, effective January 1, 2023.
  • Prior to her interim role, Dr. Leathers served as Hockaday's Assistant Head of School for Academic Affairs.
  • The selection follows an extensive nationwide search for a new Head of School conducted along with the School's search partner, RG175.
  • "We are thrilled to name Dr. Leathers as the next Head of School," said Nicole Ginsburg Small '91, Chair of the Hockaday Board of Trustees.

Chiesi USA Sponsors ASHP Advantage Initiative to Support Pharmacy Technician Recruitment and Retention

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Friday, December 2, 2022

As a Certified B Corporation, Chiesi deepens ASHP partnership to fund educational efforts designed to address the pharmacy technician shortage and support pharmaceutical professionals.

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  • As a Certified B Corporation, Chiesi deepens ASHP partnership to fund educational efforts designed to address the pharmacy technician shortage and support pharmaceutical professionals.
  • CARY, N.C., Dec. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiesi USA (key-ay-zee), the U.S. affiliate of Chiesi Farmaceutici, an international research-focused healthcare group (Chiesi Group), today announced its sponsorship of the ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) Advantage initiative to support pharmacy technician recruitment and retention.
  • The ASHP Advantage initiative is designed to address the pharmacy technician shortage through educational strategies, tools and resources to improve recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Launch of the Pharmacy Technician Recruitment and Retention Resource Center, which will include detailed information about the initiative, a checklist of recruitment and retention strategies to assist pharmacists in their efforts, examples of career ladders for pharmacy technicians, and other resources.

University of Colorado Boulder Selects YuJa Enterprise Video Platform to Serve Nearly 36,000 Students with a Higher-Ed Video Platform

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Friday, December 2, 2022

The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder), an R1 and land-grant institution, has selected the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform to serve its nearly 36,000 students with a comprehensive, all-in-one video and content creation, editing, storage and distribution platform.

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  • The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder), an R1 and land-grant institution, has selected the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform to serve its nearly 36,000 students with a comprehensive, all-in-one video and content creation, editing, storage and distribution platform.
  • CU Boulder is the largest of the four-campus University of Colorado system, with a student population that comes from every state in the nation and 100 foreign countries.
  • As an R1 institution, CU Boulder ranks among the top research universities in the country.
  • YuJa works with numerous institutions in Colorado, including the Colorado Community College System.

Chris Spohn named President of University of Silicon Valley

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Friday, December 2, 2022

San Jose, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Trustees of the University of Silicon Valley is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Spohn as President of the institution.

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  • San Jose, Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Trustees of the University of Silicon Valley is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Spohn as President of the institution.
  • Chris Spohn is uniquely positioned to lead University of Silicon Valley into the future of innovation within higher education.
  • The ability to apply innovative approaches in todays higher education climate will be critical in helping the University of Silicon Valley achieve its strategic goals, Mr. Spohn said.
  • Mr. Spohn holds a Master of Business Administration in Education Management from Ball State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Azusa Pacific University.

New partnership allows MedTech startups to train surgeons at Waterloo’s Anatomy Lab

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

TheUniversity of Waterloos Human Anatomy Laboratory, which is housed in the Department of Kinesiologyand Health Sciences, offers the perfect location for surgeons to test procedures on cadaver donors.

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  • TheUniversity of Waterloos Human Anatomy Laboratory, which is housed in the Department of Kinesiologyand Health Sciences, offers the perfect location for surgeons to test procedures on cadaver donors.
  • Surgeons get hands-on time to play with our new products and seewhat their thoughts are.
  • The partnership between MIX, and Waterloos Faculty of Health allows local medtech companies to focus on recruiting and training local talent.
  • Surgeons got hands-on experience withIntellijoint products in the lab, which was designed to mirror an operating room.

Universal Technical Institute Expands Platform of Workforce Solutions Offerings with Completion of Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. Acquisition

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

The acquisition expands Universal Technical Institute's portfolio of offerings into the higher-growth healthcare arena and creates the opportunity to bring workforce educational solutions to a broader array of students and employers.

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  • The acquisition expands Universal Technical Institute's portfolio of offerings into the higher-growth healthcare arena and creates the opportunity to bring workforce educational solutions to a broader array of students and employers.
  • "On behalf of the Concorde team, I am excited to be joining Universal Technical Institute," said Concorde Chief Executive Officer Jami Frazier.
  • The other will continue as Universal Technical Institute, which also includes brands such as UTI, MIAT College of Technology, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute, Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute.
  • For more information, visit www.uti.edu or www.concorde.edu , or visit us on LinkedIn at @Universal Technical Institute and @Concorde Career Colleges or on Twitter @news_UTI or @ConcordeCareer.

UCLA Anderson Creates Round 2 Application Process for Recently Laid-Off Workers

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the thousands who have recently experienced job loss in tech and other industries, UCLA Anderson School of Management announces that it will offer fee waivers, deadline extensions and other considerations to those who would like to apply for an MBA.

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  • Streamlined Round 2 application process offers fee waivers, deadline extensions and more to recently laid-off workers.
  • UCLA Anderson invites those not personallyaffected by recent job loss to consider sharing this opportunity with their network of colleagues and friends who may be eligible.
  • For Anderson alumni who have been affected, please connect with UCLA Anderson Alumni Career Services for customized careersupport.
  • Interested in applying to UCLA Anderson through this process?