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Todd Withers of Queens University of Charlotte, a D2 school, has a shot at the NBA

Todd Withers ’18 may very well be on his way to the NBA, the G League or any other impressive post- college basketball gig. So far, Todd has been invited to workout with four NBA teams across the country. Todd is paving the way for the way DII athletes are viewed in the NBA. He continues to prove that he ...

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Marymount University student Noelle Larino, a communications major, receives Hester B. Provensen and Jean C. Miller Scholarship

Noelle Larino, a rising junior at Marymount University, was awarded the Hester B. Provensen and Jean C. Miller Scholarship by the Capital Speakers Club of Washington, D.C., at its end-of-year luncheon June 6. The merit-based scholarship is awarded annually to a woman majoring in communication, speech or a similar field of study. “Noelle is very dedicated and hard-working,” said her ...

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Brenau University MBA student Elainey Jones strives to help the cyber community

Cyber security attacks and misuse of social media data have become a rapidly increasing threat among corporations, financial companies, educational institutions, individuals – and even presidential campaigns. That makes the need for experts in information security one of the fastest growing jobs in the United States, and led to the creation of an MBA concentration in cyber security management at ...

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Ripon College’s Rick Estberg ’75: NSA senior staffer by day, thespian by night

To his already busy schedule as a senior foreign relations staff officer at the National Security Agency, Ripon College alumnus Rick Estberg ’75 of Severna Park, Maryland, incorporates theatre and public speaking into his life. For the past 10 years, Estberg has acted in seven productions; for the past 12 years, he has been a member of Toastmasters, an organization ...

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Online Palm Beach Atlantic University graduate student Judith Buckland is using her leadership degree in the real world

Graduate student Judith Buckland is already applying lessons learned in the virtual classroom of her master’s degree in leadership program at Palm Beach Atlantic University in the real world. Buckland took a class assignment and parlayed it into a new online continuing medical education platform called Cardiology CME, which launched recently at CardioServ, a 10-year-old healthcare consulting and software firm ...

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University of Tampa student Jonathan Truong creates physical therapy business with virtual reality

Growing up, Jonathan Truong ’18 was a very avid tennis player, a decent break dancer and he loved to rock climb, but he was injury prone. “To date I’ve had five different surgeries, one of which was my ankle. My ankle should have taken eight months to heal, but it ended up taking two years because I didn’t do my ...

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