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PASSHE makes changes, including OKing Millersville flexible tuition

PASSHE makes changes, including OKing Millersville flexible tuition

Pa. considering a big change in state education

Pa. considering a big change in state education

Midstate stock analysis: Round 2

Midstate stock analysis: Round 2

Education News

Harrisburg mayor calls for replacement of school district's chief recovery officer

Harrisburg Mayor Eric Papenfuse said he has asked Carolyn Dumaresq, the state's acting education secretary, to replace Gene Veno as chief recovery officer for the city's school district. Read More »»

Messiah College launches new graduate programs online

Messiah College has added four new programs to its graduate lineup, all fully online. Read More »»

CV school district expansion plans could cost up to $85 million

Cumberland Valley School District officials are pondering expansion plans that could cost as much as $85 million. Read More »»

Millersville University to offer graduate programs in Philadelphia

Starting this fall, Millersville University will offer some graduate programs at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education's Center City facility in downtown Philadelphia. Read More »»

HR chief named in lawsuit no longer with HACC

Dennis Heinle, who was named a defendant with President John J. Sygielski in a whistleblower lawsuit filed against Harrisburg Area Community College, is no longer with the college. Read More »»

Midstate stock analysis: Round 2

The second round of the Business Journal's yearlong stock project examining the five-year performance of some of the midstate's biggest public companies yielded more favorable results than our first round. Read More »»

In brief: Tech council, university in training program partnership

The Technology Council of Pennsylvania and the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology have agreed to a new program that discounts employee training programs. Read More »»

In brief: PSERS names chief investment officer

The Public School Employees' Retirement System named James Grossman Jr. its chief investment officer on Monday. Read More »»

Self-employed? Here are some suggestions for tackling your taxes

Tax time is tough. There's no question about it. Read More »»

Managing material resources for a lasting effect on community health

What does the “built environment” have to do with the health and well-being of a community? Read More »»

Shippensburg University apartment construction continues, wins green award

The second phase of Shippensburg University's student housing construction continues, with contractors aiming to finish by the start of the fall term. Read More »»

Conference aims to bridge gap between college, working-world skills

The Senior Transitions Conference will bring together graduating students and businesspeople in an effort to close the gap between what colleges teach and what skills employers need in the workplace. Read More »»

McCann School of Business building remains on the market

Classes continue at the McCann School of Business and Technology in South Middleton Township, Cumberland County, while the converted Sprint building housing the school remains for sale. Read More »»

Community college funding plan passes Pa. Senate

A bill that would allow Harrisburg Area Community College and its supporting school districts more flexibility in negotiating funding arrangements has passed the state Senate 46-0. Read More »»

Alexander Building Construction completes $7M Dickinson College project

Harrisburg-based Alexander Building Construction Co. has completed a $7 million sports facility for Dickinson College in Carlisle. Read More »»

Proposed career college regs would impose financial requirements

Proposed regulations unveiled today by the U.S. Department of Education would tighten requirements on career colleges with a goal of protecting students. Read More »»


Industries featured this week: Architecture and engineering, associations, education, event planning and signage Read More »»

Behind the List with James C. White II

James C. White II is head of school at Linden Hall in Lancaster County. An astrophysicist, he still enjoys teaching classes when his schedule allows. Read More »»

People skills among top qualities for CEOs

Company CEOs and other C-level executives work years to get to their positions but still may need to develop key skills to succeed there. Read More »»

Corporate board training becoming necessary

With the business of business becoming more difficult because of global competition, rapid technology development and government regulations, many corporations are turning to professional directors to lead the way. Read More »»


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Special Editions

Currents - Spring 2014

Currents - Spring 2014

Generations 2014

Generations 2014
What do Utz Quality Foods, Sun Motor Cars and Knoebels Amusement Resort have in common? They're all regional family businesses. Through the years, they have grown by successfully extending their businesses to the next generations. Today, these families maintain significant ownership in their companies, and they also have family members serving at the executive level. Read on to see many more examples of local family businesses — and family businesses in the making.

Giving Guide 2014

Giving Guide 2014
Central Pennsylvania’s nonprofits don’t sit around waiting for funds to fall into their pockets. Quite the contrary, they’re actively fundraising, networking and getting the community involved in their causes. See how 10 organizations are doing this, and how we can reach out to show our support. Also featured in this publication are the unique approaches and forward-thinking ways of the 2014 Nonprofit Innovation Award winners.

Milestones 2014

Milestones 2014
Join us in celebrating 30 Central Pennsylvania businesses and their notable anniversaries — from five years to 170 years. Reaching such milestones shows a steadfast dedication to improving the business and social landscape of our region. It's all done through impressive business ideas, dedicated employees, lots of gumption and a whole lot more. The result is smart business, and we can all learn from that.

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