CPBJ - Education http://www.cpbj.com/section/education Education News Education en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:57:01 EST Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:57:01 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150331/CPBJ01/150339944&source=RSS Report Midstate gained 15,200 jobs over the year Central Pennsylvania added 15,200 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs in February compared to the same month a year ago, according to the state Department of Labor and Industry. Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150331/CPBJ01/150339944&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329737&source=RSS Introducing Widener University Commonwealth Law School With new independence comes a new name, and the former Widener Law Harrisburg school now has both. Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:38:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329737&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329799&source=RSS In brief LVC offers tuition discount to Harrisburg chamber, CREDC members Lebanon Valley College will offer a 10 percent tuition discount to the 1,200 member businesses of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber Capital Region Economic Development Corp. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:50:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/150329799&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/303259996&source=RSS A Conversation with Deborah Willwerth Deborah Willwerth is chief executive officer for Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center. She graduated from Penn Manor High School and earned a bachelor&#8217s in nursing at Millersville University and a master&#8217s degree in nursing at Widener University. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150327/CPBJ01/303259996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150325/CPBJ01/150329835&source=RSS Penn State president recommends tuition freeze, funding for economic development programs Penn State President Eric Barron told the state Senate and House appropriations committees Tuesday that he would recommend a tuition freeze for in-state students if the university receives the funding increase proposed by Gov. Tom Wolf. Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150325/CPBJ01/150329835&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150320/CPBJ01/303199979&source=RSS Awards Industries featured this week Architecture and engineering, banking and finance, construction, designations, education, law, marketing, printing, technology Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150320/CPBJ01/303199979&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150320/CPBJ01/150319665&source=RSS In brief PSERS, SERS post performance as unfunded liability grows The Public School Employees' Retirement System and State Employees' Retirement System announced investment returns last week. Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150320/CPBJ01/150319665&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150320/CPBJ01/303199990&source=RSS P.A.L. provides a framework for a positive learning environment at work Think of the best teachers you've had in life. Now think of the best managers or coaches you have had. What do they have in common? Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150320/CPBJ01/303199990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/303119997&source=RSS Manufacturers join to decelerate downward workforce trends Decades of competition between Lebanon County manufacturers are hard to overcome. Even businesses that aren't directly in competition with their products have competed for workers and materials. Wed, 11 Mar 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/303119997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150317/CPBJ01/150319760&source=RSS State lawmakers want to end seniority-based teacher layoffs Two Central Pennsylvania legislators have introduced measures that would require school districts to use teacher performance as a guide for furlough and reinstatement decisions, rather than basing it solely on seniority. Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:03:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150317/CPBJ01/150319760&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/303129997&source=RSS Separated years ago, regional SBDCs still working together That doesn't mean the two divisions don't cross the river to work together frequently and aren't willing to bow to the desires of which group a client wants to work with on a regular basis, officials from both centers said. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/303129997&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/150319832&source=RSS Newsmakers Education Business featured this week Penn State Dickinson Fri, 13 Mar 2015 10:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/150319832&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/150319846&source=RSS John Legend to be keynote at Lancaster chamber dinner Recent Oscar Award-winning singer-songwriter John Legend will be the keynote speaker at the 143rd Annual Dinner of the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce Industry, the chamber announced today. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 08:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/150319846&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/303129996&source=RSS Penn State training program helps minority, women and veteran construction businesses James Brown spent much of his career as a sheet metal worker before deciding to start a construction business in 2009. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/303129996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/303129998&source=RSS Training program brings business into mix Workplace America is by nature a stressful environment. Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:15:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150313/CPBJ01/303129998&source=RSS