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Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of Bennett College in Greensboro discusses the importance of historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). Although many HBCUs struggle with decreasing enrollment, their rich history and traditions are vital to the world of higher education.
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Joe Colopy and Chaz Felix discuss their 13 year journey creating and strengthening their Durham-based email marketing company, Bronto Software Inc. In April 2015, the pair sold the company to San Mateo, California-based NetSuite Inc. for $200 million, making it the fifth-largest deal for a North Carolina tech company in the last decade.
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In this transportation and logistics round table, transportation insiders discuss why the transportation industry is important to North Carolina’s economy and what it needs to continue working.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 1, January 2016, p22-24, 26, 28-29, il, por Periodical Website
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Residents of Oakdale, an older neighborhood in Raleigh, are upset about plans to demolish old homes to make way for a new, larger home. Oakdale has not been designated as a historic district yet, but city officials believe the unrest created by the recent demolition will provoke residents to support preservation of the neighborhood.
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Nearby Fort Bragg has brought more people into Moore County, boosting its local and tourist economy in recent years. Following the 2011 Base Realignment and Closure Plan that closed three Georgia bases, Fort Bragg’s numbers increased to about 45,000 military personnel and their families. Surrounding counties, including Moore County, took in the influx of people.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 36 Issue 1, January 2016, p97-98, 100, 102-103, 105-107, il, por Periodical Website
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Wilmington-based Vertex Railcar Corp. recently partnered with China Southern Railway in a venture that will provide much-needed economic development impact. Vertex CEO, Don Croteau discusses his background and his goals for the partnership.
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Several writers describe the industries at work in each region of North Carolina. The Eastern, Triangle, Triad, Charlotte, and Western regions are all featured.
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The measurement of Edenton’s historical significance to North Carolina extends back the mid eighteenth century, when it was the state capital. The measure of its history extends to modern day, with the town’s efforts to preserve its Colonial roots. This is evident in facilities such as the courthouse, built in 1767, and historic houses such as the Barker House, built in 1783.
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A recent report came to this conclusion about higher education. It concerned the status higher education had achieved, as measured by the business world’s standards: a mature enterprise. This type of business is measured by three criteria, which the author suggested has become increasingly true about higher education: reluctant to take risks; self-promoting; and expensive.
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36270
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Efforts to make the college campus a home away from home can be perceived in Lees-McRae’s pet policy. This policy can be perceived in the animals that students are allowed to have in buildings such as the Banner Elk School. The welcoming of pets can be measured in the Pet Council, which enforces rules and handles complaints. It is also reflected in the policy that distinguishes between an assistance animal and a pet.
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With an increasing number of Americans living the golden years, facilities such as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are experiencing a financial and occupational boom. Asserting the ever growing need for facilities such as the profiled Belle Meade and Plantation Estates were statistics for this elderly population and health conditions such as Alzheimer’s.
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Evident is the promotion of alternative fuel sources and eco-friendly living in the provision of Electric Vehicles (EV) and charging stations. The current availability of both in North Carolina placed the state at number twelve in the nation. The author noted the relative scarcity was felt more in Western North Carolina. She, however, was optimistic about greater receptivity and rise in rank on the horizon for this type of transportation.