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March 2020

The Advocate (Online) New Orleans, LA – New Orleans, Baton Rouge area People in Business for March 1, 2020


Index-Journal (Online) Greenwood, SC – District 50 names Kathryn Benjamin next GHS principal 


PopSugar (Online) – Why This Special Education Teacher Says Struggling in School Actually Made Her Better at Her Job


Inside Indiana Business (Online) – Lewis Wagner Names COO, Promotes Fulford


Strategy Girl (Online) New York, NY – Interview With Ashley Edwards, Brand Photographer and Girl Power Interviews Founder


The Index-Journal (Print) Greenwood, SC – District 50 names Kathryn Benjamin next GHS principal


The Paper (Online) Crawfordsville, IN – HHSB welcomes new commercial/ag loan officer Jeff Kiger 


Toggle (Online) Portland, ME – Jonathan Judy – Tift County Schools


SGB Media (Online) Louisville, CO – Clarus Appoints EVP of Operations And Talent 


Evansville Business (Print) Evansville, IN – Heritage Federal Credit Union hires 


Memphis Medical News (Online) Memphis, TN – Dorothy Robinson and Shana Young Join HealthChoice

Dow Jones Newswires (Online) New York, NY – Press Release: Clarus Appoints Kelly Davis as Executive Vice President of Operations and Talent


Journal Review (Online) Crawfordsville, IN – Kiger joins HHSB as loan officer 


The Newport Plain Talk (Print) Newport, TN – Mathis appointed Colonel Aide de Camp


Killeen Daily Herald (Print) Killeen, TX – Gov. Abbott appoints Temple woman to state rehabilitation council


Coeur d’Alene / Post Falls Press (Online) Coeur d’Alene, ID – Disease detectives to the rescue


Steelville Star – Crawford Mirror (Print) Steelville, MO – Breen is new nurse manager for Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital Med Surg/CCU


Idaho Business Review (Online) Boise, ID – Three join, two promoted at D.L. Evans Bank 


Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick (Online) Indianapolis, IN – Trine University Hires New Director


The Pueblo Chieftain (Online) Pueblo, CO – Parkview nominates 3 for top nursing honor 


Hibbing Daily Tribune (Online) Hibbing, MN – College graduates honored in surprise ceremony at Washington Elementary School


Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal (Print) Minneapolis, MN – ‘We need to understand our clients and what drives their decision-making’


The Enterprise (Online) Salt Lake City, UT – Industry Briefs 3-30-20

February 2020

VEP Healthcare (Online) Concord, CA – VEP Healthcare welcomes Jamie Quinlan as new Director of Performance Improvement


Panhandle Post (Online) Alliance, NE – Year of the Nurse at BBGH: Janelle Trickler


Northeast News (Online) Westlake, TX – Westlake – New Town Secretary/Organizational Performance Manager Named


The Newport Plain Talk (Online) Newport, TN – Mathis appointed Colonel Aide de Camp


The Dahlonega Nugget (Online) Dahlonega, GA – County commissioners aim to defend seats in election


Killeen Daily Herald (Online) Killeen, TX – Gov. Abbott appoints Temple woman to state rehabilitation council


Pine Bluff Commercial (Print) Pine Bluff, AR – Barraque Street Church elects new pastor


Duluth News-Tribune (Print) Duluth, MN – Essentia names new chief of Superior hospital


Kernersville News (Print) Kernersville, NC – Wanting the best


Whitman County Gazette (Online) Colfax, WA – Oakesdale alumni named Presidential Awardee by White House


Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber (Online) Vashon, WA – Harbor School taps new leader


Kings Mountain Herald (Print) Kings Mountain, NC – Mongiello to speak at Broad River Geneology Society on February 9


The Browning School (Online) New York, NY – New Head of Lower School Announced


Butner-Creedmoor News (Print) Creedmoor, NC – VGCC deans recognized by N.C. State University


The Community Post (Online) Minster, OH – Franklin Madison Advisors Launches New Firm with XY Planning Network


The Journal (Online) Cortez, CO – Meet the City Council candidates, Part 1


Herald-News (Print) Joliet, IL – Joliet Chamber honors its ‘Great Teachers’


Dow Jones Newswires (Online) Chattanooga, TN – Miller Industries Announces Election Of Deborah Whitmire To Board Of Directors


Dow Jones Newswires (Online) Chattanooga, TN – Press Release: Miller Industries Announces Election of Deborah Whitmire To Board Of Directors


South Bend Tribune (Print) South Bend, IN – More Indiana adults finishing degrees


Mechanicsville Local (Print) Mechanicsville, VA – Montpelier resident chosen as VBPD executive director


Duluth News Tribune (Online) Duluth, MN – Essentia names new administrator for Superior hospital


Anna Smith Elementary School (Online) Wendover, UT – A look back at the 2019 Administrator of the Year


Biz New Orleans (Online) Lafayette, LA – Tulane Health Promotes Guidroz to Associate Chief Nursing Officer


Tooele County School District (Online) Tooele, UT – A look back at the 2019 Administrator of the Year


Ashland University News Center (Online) Ashland, OH – Eight AU faculty, administrators receive Academic Mentor Awards


Digital Telcos (Online) Austin, TX – New CIO appointments, 2020


The Reminder (Online) Hastings, MI – Family, volunteering and working to help senior citizens adds zest to Delton woman’s life


Citizen Tribune (Print) Morristown, TN – Cherity Hunt Whitesburg Elementary


Indianapolis Business Journal (Print) Indianapolis, IN – Back to the books

January 2020

The Hastings Banner (Online) Hastings, MI – Have you met? (WGU Alumnus)


The Pine Bluff Commercial (Online) Pine Bluff, AR – Barraque Street Church elects new pastor (WGU Alumnus/Student)


Renton Reporter (Online) Federal Way, WA – Teachers of the Month for January (WGU Alumnus and WGU Students)


West Valley View (Print) Avondale, AZ – City of Avondale hires new Economic Development director (WGU Alumnus)


Henderson Daily Dispatch (Print) Henderson, NC – N.C. State University recognized two VGCC deans (WGU Alumnus)


BCTV (Online) Kutztown, PA – Northeast Berks Chamber announces Board Members & Officers (WGU Alumnus)


Eagle (Print) Reading, PA – Newsmakers (WGU Alumnus)


Celebrity Access Encore (Online) Nashville, TN – BBR Music Group/BMG Nashville Announces New Hires, Promotions (WGU Alumnus)


Castle Country Radio (Online) Price, UT – Lindsey Metelko Named Chief Nursing Officer at Castleview Hospital (WGU Alumnus)


Seniors Housing Business (Online) Windsor, CA – Oakmont Senior Living Names Mandy Curtis as Vice President of Health Services (WGU Alumnus)


New Hampshire Union Leader (Online) Manchester, NH – 40 Under Forty, Jason Nickola (WGU Alumnus)


The Tryon Daily Bulletin (Online) Tryon, NC –  "90 Years of Caring" (WGU Alumnus)


The Enterprise (Print) Stuart, VA – Virginia Board for People with Disabilities selects Morgan as new executive director (WGU Alumnus)


Pharos Tribune (Online) Logansport, IN – Logansport teacher to run for State Senate (WGU Alumnus)


River Journal (Online) Briarcliff Manor, NY – Phelps Hospital Appoints New Emergency Department Assistant Nurse Manager (WGU Alumnus)


Times Union Online (Online) Warsaw, IN – Fred-Smith Seeking Ind. Sen. D18 Seat (WGU Alumnus)


Senior Living News (Online) Windsor, CA – Oakmont Senior Living names Curtis Vice President of Health Services (WGU Alumnus)


Ste. Genevieve Herald (Online) Ste. Genevieve, MO – Six Nominees Seeking Spots On County’s Extension Council (WGU Alumnus)


McKnight’s Senior Living (Online) New York, NY – People in the news, Jan. 21 (WGU Alumnus)


Independent-Messenger (Print) Emporia, VA – Morgan named executive director (WGU Alumnus)


Wetzel Chronicle (Online) New Martinsville, WV – Teacher Announces Campaign for Mayor (WGU Alumnus)


City of Austin (Online) Austin, TX – Announcing the Interim Director for Austin Code (WGU Alumnus)


The Enterprise (Online) Stuart, VA – Virginia Board for People with Disabilities selects Morgan as new executive director (WGU Alumnus)


Pharos Tribune (Online) Logansport, IN – State Rep. Manning files for re-election (WGU Alumnus)


Metro (Online) Philadelphia, PA – How 3 Students Got an Education on the Cheap (WGU Alumnus)


IndiaWest (Online) San Leandro, CA – Career Briefs (WGU Alumnus)


Utility Products (Online) Nashville, TN – Osmose to speak on wood distribution pole training at Utility Technology Forum (WGU Alumnus)


Chron (Online) Houston, TX – Business Roundups (WGU Alumnus)


The Daily Times (Print) Ottawa, IL – IVCC names new cybersecurity head (WGU Alumnus)


Rochester Business Journal (Online) Rochester, NY – EFPR Group LLP (WGU Alumnus)


Dayton Daily News (Print) Dayton, OH – Dayton promotion (WGU Alumnus)


Lassen County Times (Online) Susanville, CA – Business Scene for the week of 1/7/20 (WGU Alumnus)


The Center for Faith and Community Health Transformation (Online) Chicago, IL – Meet Nilda and Ivette: Promoting the Health and Wellbeing of the Avondale Community (WGU Alumnus)


EdScoop (Online) Macomb, IL – Western Illinois University elevates interim CIO to permanent role (WGU Alumnus)


Western Illinois University (Online) Macomb, IL – Slater Named Executive Director of University Technology/CIO (WGU Alumnus)


The Grayson County News-Gazette (Online) Leitchfield, KY – Health Department to address human trafficking (WGU Alumnus)


Enterprise (Print) Salt Lake City, UT – Industry Briefs (WGU Alumnus)


Lewis Talk (Online) Chehalis, WA – Windermere Centralia Broker Spotlight: Lisa Conzatti (WGU Alumnus)


Tonica News (Online) Princeton, IL – IT professional hired to lead cybersecurity program (WGU Alumnus)


The Southside Times (Online) Indianapolis, IN – Michael Maurice to serve as police chief of Beech Grove Police Department (WGU Alumnus)