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June 2020


San Francisco Business Times (Print) San Francisco, CA – Meet the Influencers


Northern Nevada Business Weekly (Online) Reno, NV – People: Stephanie Brooks as operations manager at KPS3  


Casa Grande Dispatch (Online) Casa Grande, AZ – Villa receives CAC faculty honor


Battle Creek Shopper News (Print) Battle Creek, MI – KCC graduates caring for COVID-19 patients at BBC 


Mississippi Business Journal (Online) Flowood, MS – SBJ names surgery center administrator 


Rockford Register Star (Online) Rockford, IL – Rockford Lutheran School hires cheerleading coach 


The Paducah Sun (Online) Paducah, KY – Campbellsville honors Marshall teachers 


The Lexington Ledger (Online) Lexington County, SC – District announces new White Knoll High assistant principal    


The Sumter Item (Online) Sumter, SC – Murray selected as new Lakewood, AD   


Tennessee Tribune (Print) Nashville, TN – Ascend Federal Appoints Lipscomb Dean of Engineering to its Board 


Idaho Business Review (Online) Boise, ID – Monique Healey promoted to director of patient safety at West Valley Medical Center 


Tampa Bay Reporter (Online) St. Petersburg, FL – Wisconsin Woman Chosen to Head Hernando Human Resources Department


DJC Oregon (Online) Portland, OR – Gensler named Washington County chief IT officer 


Lehigh Valley Business (Online) Allentown, PA – NAI Summit names Jon Skekel senior property manager 


Hometown Life (Online) Novi, MI: Schoolcraft College selects three finalists in its presidency search    


Dot Med (Online) New York, NY – Ryan Smith 


Pacific Coast Business Times (Print) Santa Barbara, CA – Who’s Who in Banking & Finance   

Gorge Country Media (Online) The Dalles, OR – NWCSD Welcomes New CFO & Interim Principal    


The Alliance Review (Online) Alliance, OH – Megan Werner named Osnaburg Local Schools Rookie of the Year 


The Suncoast News (Online) Seminole, FL – Hernando County selects human resources director    


Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly (Online) Fort Wayne, IN – Huntertown woman delivers commencement speech after battle with cancer 


Toggle Magazine (Online) Portland, ME – Brad Hagg – Warsaw Community Schools 


The Walton Reporter (Print) Delhi, NY – Teacher/Coach Profile: Downsville’s Dustin Keesler 


Concord & Kannapolis Independent Tribune (Print) Concord, NC – Concord resident delivers commencement speech 


Henderson Daily Dispatch (Print) Henderson, NC – VGCC dean earns doctorate degree  


Sumter Item (Print) Sumter, SC – Murray selected as new Lakewood AD    


The Daily Chronicle (Online) Centralia, WA – McEntire, Blake Rematch In Election Race For District 19 State Rep. Position No. 2


My Rye (Online) Rye, NY – 17 Earn Tenure at Rye Schools 


Lehigh Valley Business (Print) Bethlehem, PA – Newsmakers 


KNIA-KRLS (Online) Pella, IA – New Pella Police Chief Named, Starts July 27th 


Suffolk News-Herald (Online) Suffolk, VA – New city HR director announced    


The Spokesman-Review (Online) Spokane, WA – As COVID-19 changes education systems, Washington school superintendent candidates push for local control 


The Daily Times (Online) Maryville, TN – Kagleys Chapel awards eight scholarships 


Penn State News (Online) University Park, PA – Hacker bootcamp: Alumnus creates cybersecurity experience for IST students   


eTurboNews (Online) – LGBT Meeting Professionals Association Elects New Board Chair

May 2020

Nevada Appeal (Online) Carson City, NV – Vice principal named at Carson City Empire Elementary


Item (Print) Clinton, MA – Kobus running for Clinton selectman


Nevada Business (Online) Henderson, NV  KPS3 Hires Stephanie Brooks as Operations Manager


Osage News (Online) Pawhuska, OK – Osage News Candidate Questionnaire – Mary Jo Kipp Pratt


Echo Pilot (Print) Greencastle, PA – Business News


Current (Online) Noblesville, IN – Honoring heroes: Nurses’ Week set for May 6-12


Post Register (Online) Idaho Falls, ID – First-year teachers adapt to big changes in the spring


Pensacola News Journal (Print) Pensacola, FL – On The Move


Los Angeles Sentinel (Online) Los Angeles, CA – Nurse Tierra Norman Helps Keep Pandemic Frontlines Strong


Butler Community College (Online) El Dorado, KS – Nursing Professor Selected for Kaplan Nursing Mentorship Program


Talley Management Group Inc. (Online) Mount Royal, NJ – Talley Management Group, Inc. Adds Virtual Meeting Expert to Team, Helping Client Partners Adjust Meeting Formats in Response to Impacts of COVID-19


ENX Magazine (Online) Glendale, CA – The Art of Success: Saluting the 2020 Difference Makers of the Imaging Technology World


Defense Visual Information Distribution Service Hub (Online) Atlanta, GA – SMC Specialty Engineer competes in Olympic trials


Music Row Magazine (Online) Nashville, TN – Sony/ATV Music Publishing Announces Two New Executive Hires


The Monett Times (Online) Monett, MO – New hires, assignments made in Monett school staff


Rocky Mount Telegram (Online) Rocky Mount, NC – NCC nursing grad helps fight pandemic  


Blueprint Magazine (Online) London, UK – Jonathan Overacker – Riverside Healthcare


Daily Times (Print) Salisbury, MD – Movers & Shakers


Missoulian (Online) Missoula, MT – Janet Coe: Nursing degree ‘opened up doors I didn’t know existed’


Post Register (Print) Idaho Falls, ID – First-year teachers adapt to big changes in the spring


EMS World (Online) Malvern, PA – American Paramedic Association Announces New Executive Director


The Islands’ Sounder (Online) Eastsound, WA – New Orcas School Board member


Inside INdiana Business (Online) Indianapolis, IN – Indiana Electric Cooperative Promotes Christenberry


The Monett Times (Print) Monett, MO – New hires, assignments made in Monett school staff


Post-Journal (Online) Jamestown, NY – On the Front Line


News & Press (Print) Darlington, SC – Trinity-Byrnes hires new volleyball coach


Daily Independent (Print) Ridgecrest, CA – Nursing Profiles | Ridgecrest Regional Hospital


East Idaho News (Online) Idaho Falls, ID – Three candidates seeking Bonneville, County Sheriff vote


Herald-Journal (Print) Spartanburg, SC – Nurse balances work and family during pandemic


Daily Times (Print) Salisbury, MD – Movers & Shakers; Wor-Wic names new instructor of nursing


Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (Online) Fairfield, NJ – HBA Houston Proudly Recognizes LaMiracle A. Christopher as an Honored Volunteer


EMS World (Online) Malvern, PA – When COVID-19 Hits Home: The Fine Line Between Fear and Caution


Jackson County Pilot (Online) Jackson, MN – Leading Huskies to state one of Eggink’s biggest coaching highlights


Cheney Free Press (Online) Cheney, WA –Nurse Profile: Bonnie E. DesJardin


U.S. Army Reserve (Online) Fort Bragg, NC – Space and Missile Systems Center engineer, Army Reserve Soldier competes in Olympic trials


Nisqually Valley News (Online) Yelm, WA – Meet the Candidates: Six Compete to Unseat County Commissioner Hutchings


Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent (Online) Sun City, AZ – Omar Villa receives CAC faculty of the year award


San Francisco Business Times (Print) San Francisco, CA – Meet the Influencers


Northern Nevada Business Weekly (Online) Reno, NV – People: Stephanie Brooks as operations manager at KPS3

April 2020

The Business Journal (Print) Fresno, CA – The People on the Move


The Neshoba Democrat (Online) Philadelphia, MS – Hudson, daughter marking milestones


KCC Daily (Online) Battle Creek, MI – Nursing grad Alyssa Wilkerson is fighting on the front lines against coronavirus as a critical care nurse at Bronson Battle Creek


The Chattanoogan (Online) Chattanooga, TN – Matthew Sadler Announces Candidacy for Collegedale Commission


The Idaho Business Review (Print) Boise, ID – Promotions & Hires


Dayton Daily News (Print) Dayton, OH – Robbins joins Upper Valley Family


Regional Stewardship (Online) Richmond, KY – Bledsoe Hired as Director of Aviation Maintenance Academies


KONG-SEA (Television) Seattle, WA – Television interview with WGU graduate Madhuri Vegaraju


The News Gazette (Online) Winchester, IN – WCHS grad Shane Osting, two others to be honored by coaches’ group


The Star Press (Print) Muncie, IN – Rundown


The Twin-City News (Online) Batesburg, SC – Lexington Three celebrates recent staff appointments


Steamboat Pilot & Today (Online) Steamboat Springs, CO – Faces of the Frontlines: Caring for patients drives public health nurse in time of crisis


Harrisburg Regional Chamber (Online) Harrisburg, PA – F&M Trust Announces Three New Hires


Texas A&M Today (Online) College Station, TX – Texas A&M Announces New Director Of Information Technology For Student Affairs


Kokomo Perspective (Online) Kokomo, IN – IU Kokomo faculty earn promotions, tenure


Continental Realty Corporation (Online) Baltimore, MD –CRC Promotes Myran Townes to Assistant Community Manager of The Village Apartments


Inside Indiana Business (Online) Indianapolis, IN – FirstPerson Adds Two


Central Penn Business Journal (Print) Harrisburg, PA – Charles Getty


The Courier-Times (Print) New Castle, IN – Trojans’ Osting receives IBCA Administrator Award


Daily Inter Lake (Online) Kalispell, MT – Three candidates vie for two FVCC trustee positions


Echo Pilot (Print) Greencastle, PA – Business News   


Index-Journal (Online) Greenwood, SC – Four new assistant principals named to District 50


The Reporter (Print) Martinsville, IN – Three administrators receive awards from IBCA


Carson Now (Online) Carson City, NV – Carson City School District appoints new vice principal at Empire Elementary


News and Press (Online) Darlington, SC – Trinity-Byrnes hires new volleyball coach

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


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


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


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?


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


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


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


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


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


Eagle (Print) Reading, PA – Newsmakers


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


IndiaWest (Online) San Leandro, CA – Career Briefs 


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


Chron (Online) Houston, TX – Business Roundups


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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