Education

HGP to Partner with SDSU to Conduct Online Auction Featuring Select Assets from SDCCU Stadium

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 4:00pm

Heritage Global Partners (HGP), a worldwide leader in asset advisory and auction services, and a subsidiary of Heritage Global Inc. (NASDAQ: HGBL), today announced it will be conducting an online auction featuring select assets from the iconic SDCCU stadium located in San Diego, California.

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  • Heritage Global Partners (HGP), a worldwide leader in asset advisory and auction services, and a subsidiary of Heritage Global Inc. (NASDAQ: HGBL), today announced it will be conducting an online auction featuring select assets from the iconic SDCCU stadium located in San Diego, California.
  • Between the Chargers, Padres, and Aztecs, as well as Super Bowls, Bowl Games and concerts, this stadium has had a plethora of memorable moments.
  • The online auction will open on December 14, 2020 and will close December 16, 2020.
  • As a San Diego based company, its an honor to play a role in the final chapter of SDCCU stadium.

Smithfield Foods Commits $300,000 to Heritage STEM Camps Foundation to Increase Participation Among Minority Women

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:51pm

SMITHFIELD, Va., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Smithfield Foods announced a commitment of$300,000through 2021 to support Heritage STEM Camps Foundation (HSCF), a not-for-profit organization that creates powerful immersive experiences for aspiring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) leaders.

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  • SMITHFIELD, Va., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Smithfield Foods announced a commitment of$300,000through 2021 to support Heritage STEM Camps Foundation (HSCF), a not-for-profit organization that creates powerful immersive experiences for aspiring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) leaders.
  • Smithfield's contribution will support HSCF's Mid-Atlantic efforts to boost levels of self-confidence and self-efficacy among minority young women and prepare them to be leaders in STEM fields, business, and entrepreneurship.
  • Supporting HSCF's mission to empower the next generation of global change-makers, innovators, and inventors by exposing them to the world of STEM.
  • "We are incredibly grateful for Smithfield's for all of their support," said Tina Taylor, Founder and CEO of Heritage STEM Camps Foundation.

Amentum Selected for $95 Million TRSS IDIQ

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:05pm

Amentum , a leading contractor to U.S. federal and allied governments, has been selected for a new multi-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract.

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  • Amentum , a leading contractor to U.S. federal and allied governments, has been selected for a new multi-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract.
  • The Tenant Renovation for Secure Spaces (TRSS) contract vehicle has a maximum value of $95 million over seven years.
  • Under the contract vehicle, Amentum will compete for firm, fixed-price task orders to conduct facility renovations and repairs of U.S. diplomatic facilities worldwide.
  • Amentum is looking forward to supporting the Army Corps of Engineers through the task orders we secure under TRSS, said Jill Bruning, executive vice president and general manager of Amentum s Intelligence, Systems Engineering, Security, Services and Solutions (IS4) strategic business unit.

Sessions College Launches Online BFA Programs

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sessions College , a pioneer in online education and the first accredited online school in design, today announced its first approved bachelor's degree programa Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design.

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  • TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Sessions College , a pioneer in online education and the first accredited online school in design, today announced its first approved bachelor's degree programa Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Graphic Design.
  • Sessions College consistently focuses on providing students with engaging, industry-relevant courses and programs to help them to develop and advance their creative voice.
  • Sessions College, founded in 1997, is the pioneer in accredited and affordable online skills-based education that readies adult learners for the digital workforce.
  • Sessions College developed its proprietary DigitalComplete platform to provide the best possible interactive experience for students.

LRN ALERT: Zhang Investor Law Alerts Investors of Deadline in Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against K12 Inc. – LRN

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:01pm

NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zhang Investor Law announces a class action lawsuit on behalf of shareholders who bought shares of K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) between April 27, 2020 and September 18, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).

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  • NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zhang Investor Law announces a class action lawsuit on behalf of shareholders who bought shares of K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) between April 27, 2020 and September 18, 2020, inclusive (the Class Period).
  • To join the class action, go to http://zhanginvestorlaw.com/join-action-form/?slug=k12-inc&id=2489 or call Sophie Zhang, Esq.
  • toll-free at 800-991-3756 or email info@zhanginvestorlaw.com for information on the class action.
  • If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court before the January 29, 2021 DEADLINE.

D2L RECOGNIZED AS INDUSTRY LEADER

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:30pm

Kitchener, Waterloo, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, global learning technology leader D2L is honoured to announce that Training Industry (Training Industry Magazine and TrainingIndustry.com) has named D2L as a Top 20 learning management system (LMS) company worldwide.

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  • Kitchener, Waterloo, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, global learning technology leader D2L is honoured to announce that Training Industry (Training Industry Magazine and TrainingIndustry.com) has named D2L as a Top 20 learning management system (LMS) company worldwide.
  • Training Industry selects its top LMS companies based on the following criteria, which they identified D2L and the Brightspace platform as a clear leader in:
    Being named a Top 20 learning solution by Training Industry is exciting, says John Baker, President and CEO of D2L.
  • Its gratifying to be recognized for what were focused on as a company: modern skills development, rapid upskilling and reskilling, and improving employee talent attraction and retention.
  • Working closely with organizations globally, D2L has transformed the way millions of people learn online and in the classroom.

New Survey of Deans Documents Changes Coming to Business Schools

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:30pm

A new survey of deans from nearly 100 accredited business schools by Eduvantis, a leading higher education consulting firm, documents Covid-19s significant impact on U.S. business schools.

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  • A new survey of deans from nearly 100 accredited business schools by Eduvantis, a leading higher education consulting firm, documents Covid-19s significant impact on U.S. business schools.
  • Revenue declines at business schools have not been evenly distributed, with top 100 ranked schools faring far better than those outside of the top 100.
  • Regardless, there is greater optimism among deans that business schools will thrive in the future than in past surveys.
  • The survey also documents the substantial move business schools are making toward offering more non-degree and certificate programs as part of their program mix.

Lola Eniola-Adefeso, PhD of University of Michigan Joins MichBio Board of Directors

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:20pm

MichBio welcomes Lola Eniola-Adefeso, PhD, University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan to its Board of Directors.

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  • MichBio welcomes Lola Eniola-Adefeso, PhD, University Diversity and Social Transformation Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan to its Board of Directors.
  • The Diversity and Social Transformation Professorship was awarded to an inaugural group of nine University of Michigan professors, including Dr. Eniola-Adefeso, in September 2019.
  • She holds a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and served two years as a NIH Postdoctoral Fellow at the Baylor College of Medicine before coming to Michigan.
  • I am very happy to welcome Dr. Eniola-Adefeso to the Board, says Stephen Rapundalo, PhD, President and CEO of MichBio.

Education Consulting Market to Grow Over $287 Million amid Pandemic | Forecasting Strategies for the New Normal | Technavio

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:30pm

COVID-19 will have a low impact on the education consulting market.

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  • COVID-19 will have a low impact on the education consulting market.
  • The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of almost 3% during 2020-2024.
    Who are the top players in the market?
  • ClearView Consulting Co., Edmentum Inc., Education Consulting Services LLC, Education Elements Inc., Generation Ready Inc., Global Education Ltd., Innovatech Consulting, Insight Education Group Inc., Mobius Paradigms LLC, and My Learning Springboard Inc. are the top players in the market.
  • In a bid to help players strengthen their market foothold, this education consulting market forecast report provides a detailed analysis of the leading market vendors.

Calculated Genius STEM Nonprofit Announces 2020 Giving Tuesday Season Fundraiser

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

CHICAGO, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --As many organizations prepare for Giving Tuesday, Calculated Genius Inc. the Chicago-based STEM nonprofit founded by President and Founder of KDM Engineering Kimberly Moore, has planned a Giving Tuesday Season Fundraiser that will extend from Tuesday, November 24 through Tuesday, December 8.

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  • CHICAGO, Nov. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --As many organizations prepare for Giving Tuesday, Calculated Genius Inc. the Chicago-based STEM nonprofit founded by President and Founder of KDM Engineering Kimberly Moore, has planned a Giving Tuesday Season Fundraiser that will extend from Tuesday, November 24 through Tuesday, December 8.
  • The longer timeframe provides more opportunities for donors to support Calculated Genius' work with underrepresented youth in engineering.
  • "KDM has been a proud financial supporter of Calculated Genius since the organization's inception, and we are excited to help promote their Giving Tuesday Season Fundraiser," said Kimberly Moore, President and Founder of KDM Engineering.
  • Founded by engineer and entrepreneur Kimberly D. Moore, Calculated Genius focuses on introducing underrepresented youth in Chicago to STEM careers and entrepreneurship.