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Rider cuts 13 majors, affecting several business-related ones

Among the eliminated majors, including art and art history, advertising, American studies, French, geosciences, German, marine science, philosophy, piano and web design, was business education. Along with sociology, the school’s majors in business economics and entrepreneurial studies will be reduced to minors. The changes will go into effect during the 2016-2017 academic year. According to ...

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Wiley acquires AnalystSuccess.com

The CFA study program helps people prepare to pass the CFA exams. During the weeks ahead, Wiley will reach out to students directly to notify them of the transition and help guide them accordingly. “We are thrilled to add this material developed by Frank Stalla, whose reputation for excellence in CFA exam review is widely ...

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Accelerators key to tech startups, but scarce in NJ

“We just didn’t have the track record or scale to qualify for a line of credit from a bank,” De Clercq said. “There was a problem in this market that was not being addressed if I couldn’t get financing for a $1 million business.” When he saw his sister raise $20,000 for a ground-level business ...

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Rutgers program to focus on ethical business leadership

The move created a lot of anger in the medical community and, understandably, among the drug’s users. Many questioned the ethics of the decision and the universal anger even led to some dubbing Shkreli the “most hated man in America.” But it turns out the price hike wasn’t just questionable ethically, it was bad business. ...

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Georgian Court changes name of business school

The school will now be known as the School of Business and Digital Media, Georgian Court said in a news release, as it integrates digital communication and digital media programs formerly found in the School of Arts and Sciences, and adds other programs and partnerships. “We are developing more integrated programs and presenting multidisciplinary programs ...

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Stevens wins global competition with sustainable coastal home design

The team was inspired by Superstorm Sandy to design and create a net-zero home resilient enough to withstand hurricane-force winds and flooding, and achieved a total score of 950.685, beating more than a dozen other student teams from universities around the world. The SURE HOUSE ranked highest in architecture, market appeal, communications, appliances, engineering, commuting ...

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Centenary feels program in social media marketing will produce big returns for students, businesses

He didn’t have the social media know-how that companies were looking for. “I was having trouble securing internships because I lacked the experience with social media marketing,” Littlejohn said. “Several of these internships actually require you to have experience in social media marketing and analytics.” It’s exactly that type of experience Centenary is hoping to ...

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