Women in Business

Guest view: Don’t overlook the adult learner

As career transiency becomes the norm, more “adult learners” and “non-traditional” students enter — or re-enter — the higher education space. And, due to life experience, family demands and other characteristics, the traditional model for higher education doesn’t necessarily work for this growing part of the student population.

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Rite Aid announces new CEO

Rite Aid Corp. announced Monday morning that a new leader has been found to run the embattled company, taking over management immediately. Heyward Donigan, a longtime executive in the health care industry, will serve as Rite Aid’s CEO and join the board of directors.

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Latino economic impact discussed at Small Business Expo

Norman Bristol Colon wants people to understand the buying power and entrepreneurship that exists today among the Latino community in Pennsylvania and around the country. The founder and chairman of the Pennsylvania Latino Convention and a former mayoral candidate in Lancaster led a discussion Thursday night on the economic impact on the growing Hispanic and ...

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Harrisburg Rotary aims for higher profile

When your motto is “service above self,” you may not always be comfortable touting your accomplishments. But a low profile isn’t necessarily a good thing, according to Andrew Rebuck, who just finished a year as president of the Rotary Club of Harrisburg. Rebuck and incoming president Joyce Libby are working to promote the work that Harrisburg's Rotary Club does and increase its membership.

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Lita Heckler: Taking the leap

After time off to recover from surgery led Lita Heckler to the realization that she didn't like her corporate job, she set out to start anew. In 2008, Heckler began working for Edible Arrangements and today operates three of the fruit arrangement franchises in the midstate.

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