CPBJ - Education http://www.cpbj.com/section/education Education News Education en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:19:55 EST Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:19:55 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150825/CPBJ01/150829862&source=RSS Virtual-reality firm inks course deal with Lebanon Valley College Lancaster-based Greenfish Inc. , a multimedia technology company that specializes in virtual-reality applications, has signed an agreement with Lebanon Valley College to develop course content for the school's digital communications department. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150825/CPBJ01/150829862&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150824/CPBJ01/150829898&source=RSS Study finds unemployment rates affect choice of college major Inside Higher Ed recently reported that in challenging economic times college students are more likely to choose majors they perceive as having a clear path to well-paying jobs. Mon, 24 Aug 2015 09:50:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150824/CPBJ01/150829898&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/308219991&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Education Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/308219991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/308219996&source=RSS Legal technicians seen as lower-cost alternative to attorneys The need for affordable legal services somewhere between hiring a lawyer and consulting with a paralegal is widely recognized. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/308219996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/308219998&source=RSS Local focus could help law schools beef up enrollment The midstate's two law schools hope their newly minted status as independent institutions can help them escape the effects of a nationwide decline in law-school enrollment that has persisted for nearly half a decade. Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/308219998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829975&source=RSS In brief Nonprofits helping women, girls invited to apply for TFEC grants The Foundation for Enhancing Communities is now accepting grant applications from southcentral Pennsylvania nonprofits that work to improve the lives of women and girls. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150821/CPBJ01/150829975&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829979&source=RSS York College launches course on nonprofits This fall, York College students can take a course in nonprofits, which will end with 5,000 in grants going to programs in the city of York. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829979&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829991&source=RSS Wolf wants budget to reimburse schools, nonprofits for interest during impasse Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday he supports the idea of reimbursing school districts and some nonprofits for interest on loans that were necessary for them to continue operating while the state budget is delayed. Thu, 20 Aug 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150820/CPBJ01/150829991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150819/CPBJ01/150819673&source=RSS Fitch says PASSHE stable, calls budget impasse 'offsetting factor' Fitch Ratings on Monday assigned an AA- rating to the Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority's approximately 110 million series AR bonds to be issued on behalf of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Wed, 19 Aug 2015 14:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150819/CPBJ01/150819673&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149998&source=RSS Project aims to offer technology and robotics training John McElligott wants to turn a former bank building in York's WeCo neighborhood into a coding school for prospective computer programmers of all ages. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/150819800&source=RSS CEO of company closing Art Institute of York to resign Edward H. West, president and CEO of Pittsburgh-based Education Management Corp. , operator of the for-profit Art Institutes education system, will resign effective Aug. 28, the company said in a Friday news release. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/150819800&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149992&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Education, marketing Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149992&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149995&source=RSS A Conversation with Brett Bernardini Brett Bernardini brings more than 20 years of directing, producing and theater management experience to Theatre Harrisburg. He comes from Norwich, Conn. , where he created the Spirit of Broadway Theater and served as its artistic director and CEO. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149996&source=RSS Professional services firms gravitating more toward online education Continuing-education credits are a common focus for professionals in many industries. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149997&source=RSS Students sharpen skills in barbering, business Barbering has a long history, from the primitive days of shaving with sharpened flint and oyster shells to the post-World War II shop with the red, blue and white pole out front. Fri, 14 Aug 2015 10:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150814/CPBJ01/308149997&source=RSS