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Higher ed is changing. What's it to you?

By Heather Stauffer
December 1, 2014 09:04 AM

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Coding not a golden ticket to employment, industry insiders say

By Heather Stauffer
November 21, 2014 12:30 PM

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Former Dickinson president Durden to lead business school in England

By Heather Stauffer
November 19, 2014 10:18 AM

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Constructing a practice-ready curriculum by understanding the new legal workplace

By Gary S. GildinDecember 4, 2014 11:45 AM

The foundation of the law school curriculum has remained relatively unchanged since the late 19th century. Students learn the distinctive method of legal analysis, as well as doctrine, through the reading and dissection of the cadavers of court opinions that were written by appellate judges from state and federal courts across the United States. Unlike medical schools, law schools send their graduates into practice without extensively training them to diagnose and treat the legal problems of live clients. CONTINUE READING

Entrepreneur training series coming to PSU Harrisburg in spring

By Michael Sadowski
December 4, 2014 11:45 AM

ExecuStar CEO Larry Dittman said the average lifespan of a CEO in Silicon Valley is about 18 months. CONTINUE READING

New Harrisburg University program to safeguard government data

By Michael Sadowski
December 3, 2014 09:45 AM

The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology announced it is launching the Security Center of Excellence, believed to the first center focused entirely on securing data at the state, county and local government levels. CONTINUE READING

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Retiring justice Castille honored with Bar Medal

By Michael Sadowski
December 1, 2014 10:24 AM

The Pennsylvania Bar Association last month awarded its prestigious Bar Medal — the highest honor it bestows — to retiring Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Ronald Castille. CONTINUE READING

Higher ed is changing. What's it to you?

By Heather Stauffer
December 1, 2014 09:04 AM

We’ve been telling you for a long time now that higher education is changing. CONTINUE READING

In brief: Universities to establish Interactive Media Consortium

By Heather Stauffer
November 26, 2014 11:10 AM

A $750,0000 Discovered in PA–Developed in PA grant administered by Pennsylvania's Department of Community & Economic Development will help Harrisburg University of Science & Technology, Carnegie Mellon University and Drexel University establish a PA Interactive Media Consortium. CONTINUE READING

Report: International students spend $1.39B in Pa.

By Heather Stauffer
November 24, 2014 10:20 AM

Pennsylvania ranks sixth in the United States for the number of international students hosted by colleges and universities, according to a recent report from the Institute of International Education. CONTINUE READING

Newsmakers: Education

By November 21, 2014 03:06 PM

Business featured this week: Covenant Christian Academy CONTINUE READING

Coding not a golden ticket to employment, industry insiders say

By Heather Stauffer
November 21, 2014 12:30 PM

Coding is sometimes golden in today's job market, but it's more toolbox than ticket, according to local industry insiders. CONTINUE READING

Putting Pennsylvanians back to work should be a priority

By Diane BosakNovember 20, 2014 03:30 PM

A sluggish recovery and unfilled jobs are headline issues that must be addressed, and quickly, by those who will lead the commonwealth in 2015. CONTINUE READING

Organizations offer transition help for veterans

By John Hilton
November 20, 2014 03:30 PM

Help is available for military veterans transitioning to the private sector, and it starts with the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs. CONTINUE READING

Former Millersburg bus company VP pleads guilty to $1.4M fraud of Dauphin County school districts

By Jason Scott
November 19, 2014 03:18 PM

The former Harris Transportation Corp. and its vice president, Todd Harris, pleaded guilty today to mail fraud charges, which bilked two Dauphin County school districts of $1.4 million. CONTINUE READING

Former Dickinson president Durden to lead business school in England

By Heather Stauffer
November 19, 2014 10:18 AM

Former Dickinson College President William Durden has been named dean of the new School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Bath Spa University in England. CONTINUE READING

CPBJ30: 1999, shadowed by Y2K, brought deals with bigger lasting effect here

By Heather Stauffer
November 13, 2014 04:30 PM

The looming threat of Y2K was a regular theme in 1999, as businesses that had made computers central to their enterprises prepared for the possibility of worldwide malfunction. CONTINUE READING

Veterans in the Workplace 2014: Valuable candidates

By Jennifer A. Fitch, contributing writerDecember 11, 2014 10:58 AM

Veterans are often loyal, disciplined leaders, self-starters who have already undergone rigorous background checks, according to those who work with them. CONTINUE READING

Editorial: It's our 30th anniversary. Thank you.

By November 13, 2014 04:30 PM

“How did it get so late so soon?” —Dr. Seuss CONTINUE READING

CPBJ30: Latter half of 2005 hit on still-current discussions

By Joseph Deinlein
November 13, 2014 04:30 PM

The General Assembly's ill-fated pay raise was the topic of Business Journal editorials in July 2005. Local business response to Hurricane Katrina filled the pages in August. And stories on the historic Majestic Theater's $16 million renovations in Gettysburg were featured in November and December. CONTINUE READING

CPBJ30: The 1980s: A computerization wave and Roundtop at 20

By Jason Scott
November 13, 2014 04:30 PM

The great debate of 1984: Who should be responsible for knowing what the computer can do for a business? CONTINUE READING

YCEA Workforce Development Summit connects employers to workers

By Joseph Deinlein
November 13, 2014 10:14 AM

The goal at the fifth York County Workforce Development Summit was to get businesses and potential workforce partners connected. CONTINUE READING

Shippensburg professor creates Pa. scorecard

By Jason Scott
November 13, 2014 10:00 AM

How does Pennsylvania stack up on budget and spending? What about energy and health care? CONTINUE READING

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What you'll be talking about in banking in 2015

By December 18, 2014 12:50 PM

You don't have to be the recipient of the really-big-deal Fields Medal, if... CONTINUE READING

A novel way to look at your CPA

By Hope Stephan
December 19, 2014 10:45 AM

My mail at the office picks up this time of year, as greeting cards arrive from... CONTINUE READING

Ad Lib, 1700 Degrees Steakhouse breathe new life into Hilton Harrisburg dining

By Erica Reed
December 9, 2014 03:00 PM

I don't think you would have ever caught me at Raspberries or The Golden Sheaf,... CONTINUE READING

Enjoy this time at 'home' with your family

By Jeff Geoghan
December 19, 2014 08:30 AM

We've been working on plans for next year's marketing, and once again I'm... CONTINUE READING

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Property Managers Handbook 2015

By December 11, 2014 01:30 PM

Calling all property managers! Whether you’re managing a small residential property or a large corporate facility, this resource is full of reliable service and product suppliers. CONTINUE READING

Best Places to Work in PA 2014

By December 11, 2014 04:22 PM

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Technology Report 2014

By November 6, 2014 11:07 AM

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Veterans in the Workplace 2014

By November 6, 2014 10:52 AM

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