CPBJ - Education http://www.cpbj.com/section/education Education News Education en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 05 Jul 2015 09:00:32 EST Sun, 05 Jul 2015 09:00:32 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/150709937&source=RSS In brief PathStone Corp. receives 1.36M grant to create job opportunities PathStone Corp. , a nonprofit organization in Harrisburg, recently received a 1. 36 million grant from the U. S. Department of Labor to improve employment opportunities for formerly incarcerated adults and youth. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/150709937&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307029997&source=RSS PlanCon moratorium, cutbacks resurface For many Pennsylvania general contractors, uncertainty is spelled P-L-A-N-C-O-N &#8212 as in the state's so-called PlanCon program that reimburses public school districts for facility projects. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307029997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307029998&source=RSS LVC clinic fills need for service, training Lebanon Valley College had a problem, and so did its Annville Township home. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307029998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307019996&source=RSS A Conversation with Dale Hamby Dale Hamby is executive director of the Lancaster Workforce Investment Board. He has served as special assistant to the state secretary of Education and has taught at various educational institutions, including Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology where he continues as an adjunct. He served as an intelligence officer in the U. S. Army, and he. . . Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150703/CPBJ01/307019996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150702/CPBJ01/150709990&source=RSS Legislature passes education bills to help veterans, enhance distance learning, extend scholarships The state Legislature gave final approval to three education bills on Tuesday as it continues its session wrap-up before the summer break. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150702/CPBJ01/150709990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150701/CPBJ01/150639971&source=RSS Smucker bill to turn around under-performing schools passes Senate The state Senate on Monday passed legislation by Sen. Lloyd Smucker R-Lancaster that would give underperforming schools additional tools to turn themselves around. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150701/CPBJ01/150639971&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150629/CPBJ01/306259997&source=RSS As budget deadline looms, talks occur daily but no resolution in sight Find the middle ground. It's easy to say, but can it be achieved in a 2015-16 budget for Pennsylvania? Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150629/CPBJ01/306259997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/150629797&source=RSS Newsmakers Education Businesses featured this week Millersville University, Penn State Harrisburg, York Academy Regional Charter School Sat, 27 Jun 2015 10:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/150629797&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/306269992&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Accounting, architecture and engineering, associations, designations, education, insurance, pharmacology, technology Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/306269992&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/306269997&source=RSS New educational facilities to accommodate growth in Cumberland Valley After four years of what Superintendent Frederick Withum calls &#8220unprecedented growth,&#8221 the Cumberland Valley School District is preparing to build two new schools on a 130-acre tract of land straddling the border of Silver Spring and Hampden townships. Fri, 26 Jun 2015 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/306269997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/306259998&source=RSS Emerging virtual-reality company focused on business marketing and educational content Virtual-reality headsets already have a future in the gaming industry because of companies such as Microsoft, Sony and Facebook &#8212 the latter through its ownership of Oculus VR. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 11:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150626/CPBJ01/306259998&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150625/CPBJ01/150629858&source=RSS Hershey Medical Center, CRMC sign emergency medicine agreement Carlisle Regional Medical Center's emergency room doctors will be employed by Milton S. Hershey Medical Center beginning Aug. 1 under an agreement announced Thursday, a move that CRMC spokeswoman Carolyn Moore said will help the hospital recruit and retain quality physicians. Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150625/CPBJ01/150629858&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/306199993&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Designations, construction, education, health care, government, manufacturing, retail, law Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/306199993&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619725&source=RSS In brief LCB awards grants to curb underage drinking The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has given more than 300,000 to midstate programs aimed at preventing underage drinking and supporting related law-enforcement activities. Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619725&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619726&source=RSS In brief Harrisburg University among top colleges for internships Harrisburg University of Science and Technology recently made U. S. News World Report's list of &#822010 Colleges With the Most Interns. &#8221 Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150619/CPBJ01/150619726&source=RSS