CPBJ - Education http://www.cpbj.com/section/education Education News Education en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:36:34 EST Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:36:34 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129835&source=RSS Pa. unemployment rate down fourth consecutive month in December The state's unemployment rate fell by three-tenths of a percentage point in December, the fourth straight month. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129835&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129842&source=RSS Newsmakers Education Businesses featured this week Central Penn College, Millersville University Foundation Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129842&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/301229992&source=RSS We must help jump-start millennials' small-business potential Millennials, those born between 1980 and the mid-2000s, are the largest generation in the U. S. , representing one-third of the total U. S. population in 2013. Their unprecedented enthusiasm for technology has the potential to spark change in traditional economic institutions and the labor market. The priority they place on creativity and innovation. . . Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/301229992&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129899&source=RSS State Sen. John Gordner floats workforce development commission proposal A state senator is proposing to create a commission that looks at workforce development issues the same way the bipartisan Basic Education Funding Commission was tasked with studying education in Pennsylvania. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129899&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129900&source=RSS George Harpster named 16th president of Shippensburg University The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today announced that George F. &#8220Jody&#8221 Harpster Jr. will be the 16th president of Shippensburg University. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129900&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150121/CPBJ01/150129931&source=RSS Dickinson Law to open legislative advocacy clinic in the fall Penn State Dickinson School of Law said a new law clinic focused on legislative and public policy will open in the fall, and the program already has a director. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150121/CPBJ01/150129931&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150120/CPBJ01/150129975&source=RSS Nancy Rockey, ex-HACC VP, sentenced to 15 months for stealing 228K Former Harrisburg Area Community College Vice President Nancy Rockey was sentenced to 15 months in prison today for stealing 228,000 from the school. Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:49:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150120/CPBJ01/150129975&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/301149997&source=RSS HU aims to boost area gaming industry When John Williamson started designing video games 15 years ago, he needed a 250,000 piece of computer equipment, licenses for each game he designed that ran between 5,000 and 10,000 each and the backing of millionaires to make his gaming visions happen. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/301149997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/150119824&source=RSS In brief Dickinson named a top Green School A website dedicated to providing data about choosing an online school has picked Dickinson College in Carlisle as the No. 2 Green School in its list of the top 50 such schools in the United States. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:40:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/150119824&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/150119825&source=RSS In brief Midstate lawmakers leading 11 House, Senate standing committees Eleven Central Pennsylvania lawmakers are leading standing committees in the state House and Senate for the 2015-16 legislative session. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/150119825&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/150119826&source=RSS In brief Shippensburg University online MBA program honored Shippensburg University's online MBA program was recently named by U. S. News World Report as one of the top 100 distance education MBA programs in the country. Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/150119826&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/301149995&source=RSS GHAR president talks housing market challenges, consolidation, recruiting next generation Quarterly sales snapshots are important, but understanding macroeconomic trends and their potential impact on the housing market is vital to the future book of business for area brokers, said Bernie Campanella, the 2015 president of the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors. Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150116/CPBJ01/301149995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150113/CPBJ01/150119942&source=RSS Lebanon Valley College gets 1.7 million grant for new admissions center A planned admission center at Lebanon Valley College got a boost with a 1. 7 million Growing Greener II grant. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 14:34:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150113/CPBJ01/150119942&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150112/CPBJ01/150119970&source=RSS Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences moving to Greenfield Corporate Center Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences hopes to be moving into new digs by the fall semester of 2016. Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150112/CPBJ01/150119970&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150109/CPBJ01/301099997&source=RSS Return of PlanCon should lift K-12 activity for Lancaster County-based design firm The last year was full of changes for Lititz-based Beers Hoffman Ltd. Architects. Fri, 09 Jan 2015 12:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150109/CPBJ01/301099997&source=RSS