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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 Dallas alumni Candice Vermeulen gets second place in Texas on the Uniform Certified Public Accountant exam

The Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam is known in the business realm as one of the most difficult professional certification exams. Comprised of four separate sections, the exam takes a cumulative 14 hours to complete. Each section has roughly a 50 percent pass rate and only about 20 percent of candidates pass all four sections on the first attempt. ...

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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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Eckerd College alumni Mark Tluszcz will soon give his alma mater’s 2018 Commencement Address

Twenty-nine years ago, Mark Tluszcz ’89 couldn’t have known he would one day stand behind the same podium from which he’d heard the final speech of his college career. On May 20, 2018, the Eckerd College alumnus, co-founder and CEO of Mangrove Capital Partners, and chairman of Wix will give his alma mater’s 2018 Commencement address. It’s been a long road ...

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Bethel University MBA students travel to the United Arab Emirates to gain global business experience

Bethel MBA students cover a lot in their two-year program. They learn how to manage change and conflict, develop teams, navigate managerial accounting challenges, reach marketing goals, and more. And while many of Bethel’s business courses touch on developing sensitivity to cultural differences, there are just some things textbooks can’t communicate. Steven Droll is an international business leader who joined ...

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Zipeng Li of Duke University wins the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad

Zipeng Li, a recent doctoral graduate from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has won the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. Li’s research in the laboratory of Krishnendu Chakrabarty, chair and professor of electrical and computer engineering, has focused on microfluidic biochips. His work has helped advance the technology through breakthroughs in design automation, optimization and ...

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