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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Georgia Newsletter for Sunday September 09, 2018 ( 49 items )  

14th Japan Foundation Film Series Coming to Georgia Southern
STATESBORO, Georgia, Sept. 7 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: Anyone interested in learning about Japan and Japanese culture can do so at Georgia Southern University by attending the 14th Japan Foundation Film Series. The series is sponsored by the Japan Foundation in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Languages and the Office of International Programs and Services. Lecturer of Japanese, Noriko Mori-Kolbe, Ph.D., said the series is a great way to intr  more

Abigail Heuss Honored With Presidential Excellence Award for Teaching
VALDOSTA, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- Valdosta State University issued the following news release: Abigail Heuss is the recipient of Valdosta State University's 2018 Presidential Excellence Award for Teaching. The Presidential Excellence Award for Teaching recognizes a faculty member who employs innovative teaching strategies and demonstrates a strong commitment to student success. Heuss, an associate professor of art, was chosen for consistently creating an active learning environment that encourage  more

After Putting Women at Risk, Brian Kemp Blames... Governor Nathan Deal?
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Throughout his deceptive and misleading campaign for Governor, Brian Kemp has continued to run away from his abysmal record of putting Georgians at risk, even throwing Governor Nathan Deal under the bus. As Secretary of State, Kemp's job was to oversee professional licenses, including those of massage therapists. But instead of putting our safety first, his office ignored 96% of sexual assault complaint  more

Alumnus Spotlight: James H. Norman, CLA '70
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- Mercer University issued the following news: Mercer University alumnus James Norman, MSW, retired this year after 25 years as president and CEO of Action for a Better Community (ABC). ABC is a Rochester, New York-based community action agency committed to reducing poverty by providing opportunities for low-income individuals and families. Norman was a trailblazer at Mercer in a number of ways. He was one of a few African-American students at the University when he   more

American Cancer Society Selects First Project in New Accelerator Pipeline
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- The American Cancer Society issued the following news release: The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Global Center for Medical Innovation (GCMI) (https://gcmiatl.com/) have selected the first project to be funded under a recently launched partnership to identify, fund, and promote promising medical devices and technologies within the ACS portfolio of current or previously-funded research. The goal of the initiative is to identify and solve critical unmet needs t  more

American College of Rheumatology Releases First-Ever Rheumatic Disease Report Card
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- The American College of Rheumatology issued the following news release: The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) today released the Rheumatic Disease Report Card: Raising the Grade on Rheumatology Care in America, a first-of-its-kind report that evaluates just how difficult it can be to live well with a rheumatic disease in the United States. The Rheumatic Disease Report Card provides actionable information to healthcare consumers and policymakers in all 50 state  more

As Georgia Democrats Undermine Law Enforcement Officials, Stacey Abrams Owes Voters Answers
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: Far-left Democrat gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has already shown that she believes radical politics come before keeping Georgia families safe, accusing law enforcement officials on the campaign trail of "terrorizing families" by simply doing their jobs. But with her Democrat allies openly undermining policies designed to uphold the rule of law and protect America's borders, it's time for her   more

BANKROLLED BY CALIFORNIA: Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams' Campaign Funded by Radical California Liberals
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: Since launching her campaign for Georgia's highest office, Stacey Abrams' candidacy has been bankrolled by a network of far-left California donors, including San Francisco liberals Susan Sandler and Steve Phillips, who plan to funnel $10 million through the Abrams-aligned powerPAC to bolster her radical campaign. This week powerPAC bought its first general election ad in Georgia. On its website, powe  more

Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED Hosts HBCU Students for 'Pay It Forward' Internship Week
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- Clark Atlanta University issued the following news release: Atlanta Coca-Cola Bottling Company recently hosted seven students representing four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) for a week-long internship program at four major facilities in the Atlanta Metro area; East Region Headquarters, Atlanta South Metro, Atlanta North Metro, and College Park locations. All are locations of Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, based in Birmingham, Ala. The prog  more

Columbus State Partners With WRBL-TV 3 News to Offer Real World Training for Students
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Columbus State University issued the following news: Columbus State University today celebrated the opening of the new WRBL-TV 3 News Bureau, which opened at its new home in the Department of Communication's Carpenter Building on the RiverPark campus. The new facility will allow students to observe reporting and video production first hand, as well as participate in internships at the Bureau. "This is a great partnership that can provide our students opportunities  more

Conditional Release Programs Often Work for Criminally Insane
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Augusta University issued the following news release: After being found not guilty by reason of insanity, it's not typically a crime - rather declining mental health or breaking rules of conditional release like not drinking alcohol - that puts people back in a psychiatric hospital or even jail, researchers say. And, the violence risk-assessment tool most commonly used in making a release decision, called HCR-20, isn't good at predicting who will end up reincarcera  more

CSU Receives $3 Million Grant to Increase STEM Opportunities for Students in Southwest Georgia
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Columbus State University issued the following news: Columbus State University recently received a $3 million grant to take the lead on a regional effort to prepare more underrepresented minority undergraduate students for careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The program, based on the undergraduate experiences of Dr. Monica Frazier, CSU Associate Professor of Biology, will create a scholar program for 140 STEM students over the next five ye  more

CSU Rolls Out New User-Friendly Online Undergraduate Application
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- Columbus State University issued the following news: To make it easier for prospective students to navigate what can be a daunting process, Columbus State University is unveiling a new user-friendly online undergraduate application. Built entirely in-house, CSU's new undergraduate application may look a little like TurboTax. The program takes applicants through the process step-by-step, asking questions and then going to the next step based on the answers provided  more

Dean's Lectures to Bring Eminent Scholars to Campus
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Emory University's Candler School of Theology issued the following news release: Three fall Dean's Lectures will bring renowned scholars to speak at Candler School of Theology in September, October, and November. All three events will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in Room 252 of Candler's Rita Anne Rollins Building. The lectures are free and open to the public. A boxed lunch will be provided at the September and November lectures for all who register by the   more

Democratic Party of Georgia Demands Brian Kemp, Baldwin County Comply With State and Federal Law, Immediately Stop Illegal Voter Registration Requirements
BALDWIN COUNTY, Georgia, Sept. 7 -- The Georgia Democratic Party issued the following news release: Today, the Democratic Party of Georgia demanded that the Baldwin County Registrar's Office comply with state and federal law and immediately cease the illegal practice of requiring photo identification to accompany every voter registration application. The Democratic Party of Georgia also demanded that Brian Kemp follow suit, do his job, and hold Baldwin County and other counties refusing to com  more

Ellison's 'Fearless Dialogues' Wins Prize at Book Festival
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 7 -- Emory University's Candler School of Theology issued the following news release: The most recent book by Associate Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling Gregory C. Ellison II was honored at the 13th annual AJC Decatur Book Festival (DBF). Fearless Dialogues: A New Movement for Justice (Westminster John Knox, 2017) won the 2018 Judy Turner Prize for best book about community. Ellison, who presented on Fearless Dialogues during the festival, received the award at   more

Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute Launches With Focus on Research and Training
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University have announced the launch of the Emory + Children's Pediatric Institute, an affiliation focused on leveraging the capabilities of both top-tier organizations. Through the Pediatric Institute, Emory and Children's will facilitate leading-edge pediatric research and train pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists, both of which a  more

Extracurricular Activities Improve Outcomes For Foster Care Youth
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Participation in extracurricular activities improves educational outcomes among older youth transitioning out of the foster care system, research conducted by Georgia State University professor of social work Lionel Scott and his colleagues has found. Their study, published this year in Children and Youth Services Review, examines whether participation in supplementary activities is associated with complet  more

GAGOP Questions California Group's Ties to Abrams, New Georgia Project
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- The Georgia Republican Party issued the following news: San Francisco donors Susan Sandler and Steve Phillips are scheming to buy Georgia's Governor's race with $10 MILLION, funneled through the secretly sourced, donor-shielding powerPAC. On Tuesday, the group bought its first general election ad. The Abrams-powerPAC alliance is undeniable. Before this latest ad buy, the group bankrolled Abrams' primary bid, spending $721,243 in the primary election. On the homepa  more

GAGOP: Race Heats Up, Duncan Gains Momentum
CUMMING, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- The Georgia Republican Party issued the following news: As the race for Lt. Governor reaches the final two month stretch, the Duncan for Georgia campaign continues to grow a grassroots network that is unparalleled in size and scope. The Duncan campaign boasts leadership organizations in all 159 counties and a sizable volunteer network that is actively engaging likely voters in every region of the state. "Brooke and I are humbled by the outpouring of support from ev  more

Georgia Southern Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi Recognized for Literacy Project
STATESBORO, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: The Nu Zeta Chapter at Georgia Southern University's Armstrong Campus in Savannah, is known for their community service and engagement within the city and surrounding areas. A University chapter of Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), an international honor society in education, Nu Zeta was recently recognized for their 2017-18 literacy project, "Read to Lead: Celebrating our Community! Empowering Readers!." The p  more

Glassman Honored With Guggenheim Medal in Aeronautics
PRINCETON, New Jersey, Sept. 4 -- Princeton University issued the following news release: Irvin Glassman, the Robert H. Goddard Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Emeritus, has been awarded the 2018 Daniel Guggenheim Medal for his influential contributions to the fields of combustion and propulsion. "Professor Glassman is a legendary combustion expert whose writings and contributions to the understanding of fundamental combustion processes has enabled engineers and scientists t  more

Gwinnett Technical College Foundation Awarded $70,000 Grant From The Atlanta Women's Foundation
GWINNETT, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Gwinnett Technical College issued the following news: Gwinnett Tech Foundation has been awarded $70,000 from The Atlanta Women's Foundation to support women with children through the Office of Special Populations. This gift will help Gwinnett Technical College eliminate or decrease the barriers that impede women from obtaining a post-secondary degree. With this award, Gwinnett Technical College's Foundation will create a scholarship fund to assist with costs assoc  more

IPPE Launches Seventh Annual Young Leaders '30 Under 30' Program
TUCKER, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association issued the following news release: The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is launching the seventh annual Young Leaders "30 under 30" program targeting young professionals who normally would not have the opportunity to attend IPPE. The goal of the program is to engage and invest in the next generation of young professionals, between the ages of 21 and 29, who work for companies directly involved in the production an  more

Kennesaw State Announces Contract Extension for Volleyball Coach
KENNESAW, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Kennesaw State University issued the following news release: Kennesaw State University's Board of Regents approved a three-year contract extension for Kennesaw State volleyball coach Keith Schunzel, it was announced Thursday. His contract now runs through the 2022 season. Since taking over the team in 2013, Schunzel has continually elevated the program, guiding the Owls to their first ASUN Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament berth last season. The 2017 squ  more

Kennesaw State University Hosts John C. Salerno Memorial Research Symposium
KENNESAW, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- Kennesaw State University issued the following news release: The Kennesaw State University Office of Research is hosting the inaugural John C. Salerno Memorial Research Symposium on Friday, Sept. 28. Showcasing a cross-section of KSU faculty research, the event is a tribute to the prolific research contributions of Salerno, who was the Neel Distinguished Chair in Biotechnology at KSU prior to his death in 2015. The symposium, which is open to the public, will take  more

Lookout Counseling Association College & Career Fair Sept. 13-14
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee., Sept. 5 -- Chattanooga State Community College issued the following news release: Chattanooga State, in partnership with the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, will host the Lookout Counseling Association (LCA) College and Career Fair from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13 and Friday, Sept. 14. Open to the public, the event will be held in the Gymnasium on the main campus of Chattanooga State Community College, 4501 Amnicola Highway. Approximately 2,500 h  more

Middle Georgia State Staffer's Horror Writing Career Takes Off
MACON, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- Middle Georgia State College issued the following news release: Horror writers are some of the nicest folks you'll ever meet. Middle Georgia State University's Andy Davidson would know. Over the past 14 months, he's secured a place in that particular clan with the publication of his first novel, a vampire tale titled "In the Valley of the Sun," and by securing a deal to write two more horror books for Farrar, Straus and Giroux, one of the nation's top literary publis  more

Muscogee County Educators Receive Yale Award
COLUMBUS, Georgia, Sept. 7 -- The Muscogee County School District issued the following news release: The Muscogee County School District is pleased to announce that Lyndsey Oliver and Christopher Porch of Columbus High School have been recognized by the Yale Office of Undergraduate Admissions as recipients of the 2018 Yale Educator Award. The program selected 59 teachers and 28 counselors, across the nation, out of 371 nominations received for this award. Nominations were submitted by students  more

New Germ Study Prompts Airport Bin Warning Ads
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals issued the following news release: On the heels of a new study that found that plastic bins for items going through security, not toilets, are the biggest culprit for spreading germs in airports, PETA is set to place ads inside the bins at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport--the busiest airport in the U.S.--that warn, "Meat Kills--Go Vegan," and list some of the numerous health risks associated with consuming  more

NIH $3 Million Grant Will Enable Emory, Georgia Tech Researchers to Tackle Sickle Cell Disease With New Technologies
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 7 -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: The National Institutes of Health has awarded a four-year, $3 million grant to a research team at Emory and Georgia Tech that will use new technologies to improve the effectiveness of blood transfusions in patients with sickle cell disease. The research will take place in the labs of Wilbur Lam, MD, PhD, and Melissa Kemp, PhD, both associate professors in the Coulter Department of  more

NLGJA Announces 2018-2019 National Board of Directors
WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 -- The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association issued the following news release: NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists - is pleased to announce its 2018-2019 Board of Directors. Sharif Durhams of CNN was confirmed as president and Jen Christensen of CNN was confirmed as vice president of print and online. Durhams and Christensen join Treasurer Ken Miguel of KGO-TV and Secretary Rick Stuckey of NBC Chicago on the executive board. Joining the board of directo  more

Peach County's Dr. Vernard Hodges to Kick Off Middle Georgia State's Voices of Impact Series
MACON, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Middle Georgia State College issued the following news release: Middle Georgia State University's Voices of Impact Lecture Series premiers at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, with guest speaker Dr. Vernard Hodges, veterinarian, entrepreneur and author. Presented by the University's Office of Career Services and the Office of Alumni Affairs, the lecture takes place on the Cochran Campus and is free to current MGA students, graduates, faculty and staff. The cost for commun  more

Piedmont Newnan Donates $15,000 to WGTC Foundation
WACO, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- West Georgia Technical College issued the following news: Representatives from Piedmont Newnan Hospital recently presented a check for $15,000 to the West Georgia Technical College Foundation to support student scholarships and strengthen the partnership between the hospital and college. The gift is annual support as part of a five-year commitment signed in 2017. Piedmont Newnan Hospital CEO Michael Robertson presented the check in the Community Room at West Georgia T  more

Registration Opens for the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers issued the following news release: ASHRAE is pleased to announce registration is open for its 2019 Winter Conference (https://www.ashrae.org/conferences/winter-conference), to be held in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 12-16, at the Omni Hotel Atlanta at CNN Center and the Georgia World Congress Center. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored AHR Expo (https://registration.ex  more

Republic of Moldova Presents Georgia Southern Foreign Languages Faculty Member With Medal
STATESBORO, Georgia, Sept. 7 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: Hard work translates across all languages and cultures. Georgia Southern Foreign Languages Professor Olga Amarie, Ph.D., discovered this after being awarded the Alexie Mateevici Commemorative Medal in July from her home country, the Republic of Moldova, a landlocked country located between Romania and Ukraine. Amarie received the award for her translation work in French, English and Romanian and prom  more

Researcher Gets $2.4 Million Grant To Study Diabetic Vascular Diseases
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- Georgia State University issued the following news release: Dr. Ming-Hui Zou, director of the Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $2.4 million federal grant to study cardiovascular complications in diabetes. The grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health allows Zou to continue his research, which has been funded since 2004. The study will investigat  more

Ronnie Lowe to Be Inducted Into the NEO Athletic Hall of Fame
MIAMI, Oklahoma, Sept. 4 -- Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College issued the following news release: Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO) will induct eight individuals and one team into the NEO Athletic Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Included among the honorees is Mr. Ronnie Lowe. Lowe grew up in Thomaston, Georgia, and graduated from R.E. Lee Institute, where he was a four-year starter for the Rebels football team. He led the team to the Region 4 AAA Championship i  more

Spelman College Hosts Atlanta's When We All Vote Rally Co-Chaired by Michelle Obama and Headlined by Co-Chair Janelle Monae
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- Spelman College issued the following news release: Spelman College will be the host site of a When We All Vote Rally in the Atlanta University Center on Thursday, Sept. 27. When We All Vote Co-Chair Janelle Monae will headline the event, which is open to students, faculty and staff of the AUC institutions. In August, When We All Vote Co-Chair Michelle Obama announced a series of flagship events during When We All Vote's National Week of Action (Sept. 22-29). In her  more

Synergy Award Winners Will Further Collaborative Research in Health Sciences
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- Emory University's Woodruff Health Sciences Center issued the following news release: Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences Center (WHSC) has announced the 10 proposals selected for funding in the fifth round of Synergy Awards. The awards support collaborative projects among faculty at Emory University School of Medicine, Rollins School of Public Health, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Winship Cancer Institute, and all ot  more

Touting Him As 'Clear Choice for Georgia's Small Businesses,' NFIB Endorses Brian Kemp for Governor
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- The Republican Governors Association issued the following news release: Republican Brian Kemp has established himself as the only candidate in Georgia's governors' race who will fight for small businesses. Yesterday, the National Federation of Independent Business formally endorsed Kemp's candidacy for Georgia's highest office, stating that he "understands the challenges facing Georgia's job creators" and would "focus on cutting taxes" and "encouraging more economic devel  more

University of Delaware Awarded $6,620 Student Recruitment Grant From U.S. Poultry Foundation
TUCKER, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association issued the following news release: The USPOULTRY Foundation awarded a $6,620 student recruitment grant to the University of Delaware's Department of Animal and Food Sciences. The grant was made possible in part from an endowing Foundation gift from Valley Proteins. The grant check was presented by Michael Smith, vice president at Valley Proteins, to Dr. Robert Alphin, student advisor. The funds will be used to implement the Unive  more

University of Delaware Awarded $6,620 Student Recruitment Grant From USPOULTRY Foundation
TUCKER, Georgia, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Poultry Foundation issued the following news release: The USPOULTRY Foundation awarded a $6,620 student recruitment grant to the University of Delaware's Department of Animal and Food Sciences. The grant was made possible in part from an endowing Foundation gift from Valley Proteins. The grant check was presented by Michael Smith, vice president at Valley Proteins, to Dr. Robert Alphin, student advisor. The funds will be used to implement the University of   more

USPoultry Updates Employment Eligibility Verification and I-9 Training Program
TUCKER, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association issued the following news release: U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) recently updated its Employment Eligibility Verification and I-9 Training Program. The program was revised to reflect recent changes in the I-9 form and is intended for human resources personnel who are responsible for hiring new employees. The program teaches persons responsible for hiring new employees the basic provisions of the U.S. immigration laws,  more

UVA's Allen Groves to Speak Sept. 19
BRIDGEWATER, Virginia, Sept. 6 -- Bridgewater College issued the following news release: Allen W. Groves, university dean of students at the University of Virginia, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music at Bridgewater College. In celebration of Constitution Day on Sept. 17 and the International Day of Peace on Sept. 21, Groves will speak on "Free Speech at a Crossroads: How a Core Constitutional Value Can Move Us Towards a Deeper Understanding of   more

Webb Receives Top Honor From AHA Council on Hypertension
AUGUSTA, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- Augusta University issued the following news release: Dr. R. Clinton Webb, Herbert S. Kupperman Chair in Cardiovascular Disease in the Department of Physiology at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, has been selected for the top award from the American Heart Association's Council on Hypertension. Webb will receive the 2018 Excellence Award for Hypertension Research for his contributions to greater understanding and improved treatment of this major  more

William Daniels Brings Textile Exhibit to Georgia Southern Statesboro Campus
STATESBORO, Georgia, Sept. 5 -- Georgia Southern University issued the following news release: Fall brings cooler weather, so the University Gallery at the Center for Art and Theatre on the Georgia Southern University Statesboro Campus is bringing out the quilts. William Daniels' textile exhibit "On Pins and Needles" will be on view from Sept. 24 to Oct. 26, and an artist talk will begin Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. in Arts Building, room 2071. A reception will follow at the Center for Art and   more

Winship Receives NCI Grant to Develop Tobacco Cessation Program
ATLANTA, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute issued the following news release: Researchers at Winship Cancer Institute have been awarded supplemental funding to the Winship Cancer Center Support Grant from the National Cancer Institute Cancer Center's Branch that will fund an evidence-based, tobacco-use treatment program for Winship patients. Cancer accounts for 22 percent of deaths in Georgia, with an estimated 30 percent of those cancer deaths caused by tobacco u  more

Young Harris College to Offer Online Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership
YOUNG HARRIS, Georgia, Sept. 4 -- Young Harris College issued the following news release: This October, Young Harris College will begin offering a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership. The program is designed for adult learners who have an associate's degree or equivalent credits and are now looking to further their education and advance their careers. Structured for working professionals, the program is offered 100 percent online, and the courses can be taken at the student's conv  more