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11Sep/130

Association of Divorce Financial Planners Offers One-Day ADFP University in Conjunction with the 11th Annual ADFP Conference in Chicago

East Northport, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2013

The Association of Divorce Financial Planners has finalized the course offerings for the 2013 ADFP University on September 19 at the Chicago Hilton/Magnificent Mile Suites. The one-day ADFP University is held in conjunction with the 11th Annual ADFP Conference, September 20-21. ADFP University covers material that gives both new and experienced practitioners a solid foundation in the basics of divorce financial planning.

When planning the courses for the 2013 ADFP University, we focused on content that will provide divorce financial planners with useable information, said Andrew Samalin, president of ADFP. The wide range of topics allows participants to customize the learning experience to fit the needs of their individual practices.

Attendees can register for up to four of the twelve course offerings, most of which provide Continuing Education (CE) credits. Presenters and topics featured at this years ADFP University include:

Wendy Drefahl, president of WFA Econometrics Corporation, presenting two sessions on Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs). One session covers Pension Basics and a second covers advanced issues in the distribution of retirement funds to former spouses. The advanced session will cover issues related to distributions from lesser understood government pensions, railroad retirement, and military retirement benefits.

Two sessions during the day will focus on what divorce financial planners need to know about forensic document investigation. Linda Spencer, CGA, M.S., president of L S Spencer and Associates, will provide information on Handwriting Analysis. She is a noted lecturer on handwriting analysis and behavioral profiling. Warren Spencer, CGA, CFE, also of L S Spencer and Associates, will share insights on Forgeries and Questionable Documents. He is a certified fraud examiner who specializes in investigations involving handwriting.

Brandi Ruffalo, MBA, AVA, president of The Business Development Company, outlines important information on Business Valuations and Computer Forensics. Ms. Ruffalo is an expert in business valuations for divorce litigation. Her clients range from small family-owned businesses to large privately held entities.

Vik Rajan, a co-founder of phoneBlogger.net and a partner in Practice Marketing, Inc., helps financial advisors and other professionals market their expertise, within the guidelines of their specific professions. During two dynamic sessions focused on business growth, Mr. Rajan will cover Social Media-Linked In Marketing, Practice Management and Blogging for Referrals.

Other presenters and their topics include Steve Anderson on Estate Planning Pitfalls after Divorce; a discussion of Personality and Behavior Disorders with Danette Perry; information on the Role of the Corporate Fiduciaries in Divorce from Nancy Hermann; and thoughts on Health Insurance under Obamacare by Sheila Mack.

Participants in the pre-conference ADFP University are also invited to register for the 11th Annual ADFP Conference September 20-21. The two-day conference will feature presentations by thought leaders in divorce financial planning. Participants can expect to learn about emerging trends, best practices and tips on marketing to divorce professionals and clients. Among the highlights of this years conference are presentations on uncovering fraud in divorce, same sex issues, information on the Taxpayer Relief Act and expert witness enactment.

The 11th Annual ADFP Conference is being held at the Chicago Hilton/Magnificent Mile Suites. The three-day agenda offers comprehensive divorce financial planning education and the opportunity to network with leading divorce financial planning professionals. Continuing education (CE) credits are available for financial planners, accountants and CDFAs. Both ADFP members and non-members are welcome. Discounted rates are available for early registration through July 31 and for ADFP members. For a complete agenda and online registration, visit the ADFP website, http://www.divorceandfinance.org or call 888-838-7773.

About the Association of Divorce Financial Planners

The ADFP is an interdisciplinary association of professionals who research and analyze personal and business financial issues, as well as tax implications, related to divorce. The association develops outreach programs, and training and continuing education opportunities for financial practitioners, allied divorce professionals and the general public. The organization plays a key role in policy making regarding divorce financial issues. The ADFP holds its members to high standards in professional and ethical protocols in the U.S., Canada and other countries. Comprehensive information on the ADFP can be found at http://www.divorceandfinance.org.







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2Sep/130

Academy of Art University Web Design and New Media Student Heather Tomkins Receives Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Design Fellowship


San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 20, 2013

Heather Tomkins, a Web Design and New Media graduate student at Academy of Art University, will be spending the summer working at Klout, the San Francisco tech company that measures the influence of social media users, thanks to the Kleiner Perkins Design Fellows Program. Tomkins is one of twelve design students from around the country to receive a fellowship from Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, the venture capital firm that launched the Design Fellows Program to provide the most promising design students with mentorship, leadership and community and to nurture the interconnection of design and technology in developing innovative products and services. The program connects design students from the top universities in the country with some of the most design-influenced companies in the firm's portfolio.

As part of the application process, Tomkins submitted her Academy thesis project, an interactive childrens book for the iPad called The Bear and the Picture Camera. She designed the book in a way that allows the reader and the main character to explore and draw together a type of combination she felt was missing in the iPad childrens book market.

Not only did this project allow me to develop new skills in user experience and user interface design, it allowed me to further develop my skills as an illustrator, visual designer and storyteller, she said. Im honored and excited to be a 2013 KPCB Design Fellow. I look forward to my summer with Klout and this invaluable opportunity to grow as a designer.

Academy President Elisa Stephens explains how the universitys teaching strategy helps make accomplishments like Tompkins possible: One thing every Academy student must do in order to graduate is complete a portfolio of work that shows potential employers that the student has not only studied design, but has hands-on experience and can contribute to a company. Heather clearly knocked the ball out of the park with her thesis project, and we are excited that she will be able to further develop her skills this summer at Klout.

The Design Fellows Program is part of KPCBs strategy for supporting innovative companies. In establishing it, says Juliet de Baubigny, a partner at KPCB who helped build the program, What we wanted to do was to really support the field; we wanted to make sure that we helped our companies gain access to the best designers, and we wanted to continue, ourselves, to learn as the field of design innovation unfolds. I feel that design is going to be the key differentiator with many entrepreneurial ventures going forward.

Since its founding in 1972, KPCB has backed entrepreneurs in more than 500 ventures including AOL, Amazon, Citrix, Compaq, Electronic Arts, Genentech, Google, Intuit, Juniper Networks, Netscape, Sun, Symantec, Verisign and Zynga. The program aims to help bright students gain the experience and relationships they need to create meaningful careers at technology companies after graduation, and KPCBs portfolio companies benefit by tapping into the next generation of design thinking and talent.

About the Academy of Art University

With more than 18,000 students, Academy of Art University is the nation's largest private art and design university. Established in 1929, the school offers accredited AA, BA, BFA, B.Arch*, MA, M.Arch and MFA programs in 21 different majors, as well as continuing art education, with classes in Acting, Advertising, Animation & Visual Effects, Architecture, Art Education, Art History(BFA), Fashion, Fine Art, Game Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Jewelry and Metal Arts, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures & Television, Multimedia Communications, Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media, Photography, Visual Development and Web Design & New Media. Students can also enroll in flexible online degree programs in most majors. Academy of Art University is an accredited member of WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges), NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design), Council for Interior Design Accreditation (BFA and MFA-IAD) and NAAB (M-Arch, B.Arch*). For more information, visit http://www.academyart.edu or call 1-800-544-2787.

*B.Arch program in candidacy status with NAAB

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15Aug/130

Mark M. Besca Succeeds Aniello A. Bianco as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Pace University


New York, NY (PRWEB) July 01, 2013

Pace University Vice Chairman Mark M. Besca will succeed Aniello A. Bianco as Chairman of the Universitys Board of Trustees effective July 1, Pace President Stephen J. Friedman announced. After 14 years of leadership, Bianco concluded his term as Chairman on June 30. He will continue to serve as a member of the Board for another year.

The transition takes place after several years of impressive growth at the University, with higher enrollments, new academic programs, national recognition for the high employment rate and earning power of Pace graduates, and significant investments in the learning and living facilities on Paces campuses in New York City and Pleasantville.

"This is a time of great momentum at Pace, fueled by an ever growing awareness that the education we offer is especially responsive to the needs of individuals and the nation today," said President Friedman. "I am delighted that Mark Besca will serve as the next Chairman of the Board of Trustees because he possesses both proven success as a business leader and a deep personal love of Pace that will help us drive this momentum across the University. I know Mark will be a strong and effective Chairman and I look forward to working closely with him."

"I couldnt be more pleased to help further position our students and faculty in realizing their individual dreams of achievement and our university mission of Opportunitas," said Besca. "I am honored to assume the chairmanship from Neil Bianco, a man I deeply admire and respect. Neils great support of and affection for Pace University, combined with his visionary leadership as Chairman for the past 14 years, has positioned the University for continued excellence and growth."

A 1981 graduate of the Lubin School of Business, Besca is the New York City Office Managing Partner at Ernst & Young. After receiving his Bachelors degree in accounting from Pace, Besca went on to earn an MBA in finance from Columbia University. He has been a Pace Trustee since October 2001.

Mark is also a David Rockefeller Fellow of The New York City Partnership, a Vice Chairman of the UJA Executive Media and Entertainment Group and is a member of the AICPA and the New York Society of CPAs.

Until August 2011, Besca was the Northeast Industry Leader for the Media and Entertainment group where he served multinational clients and also frequently represented the firm on national broadcasts such as the Primetime Emmy Awards and American Music Award shows. He began his career through Paces career services as an intern with Arthur Young in 1979.

About Pace University: Since 1906, Pace University has educated thinking professionals by providing high quality education for the professions on a firm base of liberal learning amid the advantages of the New York metropolitan area. A private university, Pace has campuses in New York City and Westchester County, New York, enrolling nearly 13,000 students in bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in its Lubin School of Business, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Professions, School of Education, School of Law, and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.







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1Aug/130

Concordia University, Nebraska Students Recognized at OKeefe Elevator Company Art Show


Seward, NE (PRWEB) April 22, 2013

Concordia University, Nebraska student Grace Hollenbeck earned the Best of Show award 2013 OKeefe Elevator Company Art Show in Omaha, Neb., on April 11. Hollenbeck is a sophomore in Concordias art education program. Five other Concordia students also were honored at the show.

Art therapy major Jenelle Hallaert, a sophomore, won second place in the three-dimensional art category. Senior studio and ecclesiastical art major Evan Balleweg took third place in 3-D. This category included all forms of sculpture in any medium, ceramics and jewelry.

In the two-dimensional art category, junior graphic design major Mary Masur won second place and was selected as the recipient of a purchase award. Sophomore graphic design major Dane Stahr earned third place, and junior graphic design major Tasha Burrill received honorable mention. The 2-D category included drawing, painting, printing and all other forms of flat artwork.

An exciting aspect to me is that the award recipients represent each degree we offer out of the (art) department, said Don Robson, department chair and associate professor of art at Concordia, was especially pleased that the award recipients represented each area of art study at the university. I am reminded daily of how truly blessed I am to serve at a university and in a department with brothers and sisters in Christ who share a common faith and a desire to be the best we can be.

The show, sponsored by the Nebraska Independent College Foundation, marked its 10th anniversary this year. The exhibit features artwork by students from six of the foundations eight member colleges and universities. The show will remain open through April 26 in the OKeefe Elevator Buildings gallery space, located at 1402 Jones Street in downtown Omaha. The exhibit is open to the public weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at no cost.

Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Neb. that currently serves over 2,100 students. Concordia offers more than 50 professional and liberal arts programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit cune.edu.







30Jul/130

Liberty University School of Aeronautics named Innovator of the Year by Region 2000 Technology Council


Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) May 26, 2013

Virginias Region 2000 Technology Council presented the Liberty University School of Aeronautics its Innovator of the Year award Thursday during TechEDGE, the Lynchburg areas premier business and education conference.

We understand that the School of Aeronautics is attracting national attention and has achieved notoriety as a top aeronautics program, said Jonathan Whitt, executive director of the Region 2000 Technology Council. We think they have been innovative about how they have gone about growing the program.

Whitt highlighted the schools Unmanned Aerial Systems program (one of four in the country), the addition of several high-tech simulators, and its collaboration with other entities, including the Center for Advanced Engineering Research.

Retired U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Dave Young, dean of the School of Aeronautics, said receiving the award is humbling.

Region 2000 is blessed with an abundance of technology-oriented and innovative entities, and the School of Aeronautics is honored to have been selected for this award from amongst this august group, he said, complimenting the dedicated efforts of the schools staff.

The Region 2000 Technology Council is one of six distinct organizations making up Virginias Region 2000 Partnership, an organization that provides a centralized vision for regional development. The Technology Councils mission is to foster an environment that stimulates innovation and the growth of technology-focused organizations in our community.

The School of Aeronautics has grown from four students to more than 700 in the last 10 years and is currently the largest faith-based university aviation program in the country. The school offers a variety of online and residential programs, including a bachelors degree with concentrations in military aviation, missionary aviation, commercial/corporate aviation, and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) as well as flight attendant training. Its Aviation Maintenance Technician Program currently boasts a 100 percent graduation and job-placement rate.

About Liberty University

Liberty University, founded in 1971, is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation, the largest university in Virginia, and the largest Christian university in the world. More than 100,000 students attend classes on its 6,800-acre residential campus and study in its thriving online education program.







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7Jul/130

Class of 1963 to Celebrate Golden Reunion at Concordia University, Nebraska


Seward, Neb. (PRWEB) May 05, 2013

Concordia University, Nebraskas graduating class of 1963 will celebrate its 50th year golden reunion on Saturday, May 11, and will be recognized that day at the universitys commencement ceremony.

Honors aside, the reunion is all about the relationships formed while at Concordia and continued over the years according to Jan Koopman, director of alumni, university and church relations.

I hear the stories of pranks and fun time, but mostly I hear the accounts of dear friends and professors who made such an impact in their lives.

It is wonderful to hear the pride and joy in their voices, especially when talking about children and grandchildren who have also come to their alma mater as students, said Koopman. These connections and the support that alumni offer our students help to ensure the legacy will continue.

Members of the class of 1963 who have indicated they will attend the reunion include Jon Anderson, Dennis Andreasen, William and Barbara Senechal Bade, Betty Polster Baden, Marilyn Holt Bader, Arthur and Carol Henning Brinkmeyer, Charles Brockmann, Joyce Fischer Brosch, Paul and Kathryn Wisroth Eisenbraun, Anette Bargsten Fehlhafer, Paul and Rachel Schultz Frese, Margaret Born Garmatz, Marilyn Rotter Grasz, Alice Duensing Hausman, David Helmer, Carol Mueller Householder, Raymond Huebschman, Karen Plautz Jauch, Lynette Wolfe Kindt, Priscilla Lawin, Jean Schmieding Lehmann, Roger and Sharon Nokes Mailand, Darlene Tech Mattson, Neil Misegades, Jay Musfeldt, John Nelson, Cathy Nightlinger, Gary Norton, Glenn and Patricia Ahrens Ohlmann, Gerhardt and Marilyn Mueller Pralle, Dale and Mary Ann Michalk Rauh, Eula Guebert Rehberg, James Rhiver, Arlene Haefker Riemer, Karen Killian Ringel, Gerald and Judy Werth Roggow, Ronald and Elaine Hummel Royuk, Elaine Michael Ruff, Marvel Schock Sanders, Frederick Schamber, Kenneth Schkade, Joyce Salzwedel Schultz, Janice Fischer Stover, Norma Schaefer Suhr, Gayle Timken, Kathy Groppe Walther, Lois Meder Webster, Paula Mueller Wehling and Darla Rein Wolters.

The planned activities for the reunion include tours of campus, dinner with President and Mrs. Friedrich, devotions, music recitals, lunch with the 2013 graduates and plenty of time to catch up with one another.

Every year when our golden reunion alumni return to celebrate with each other and the Concordia community, it is evident that Gods grace has been reflected in their lives no matter where God has led them to serve, said Koopman.

Concordia University, Nebraska, founded in 1894, is a fully accredited, coeducational university located in Seward, Neb. that currently serves over 2,100 students. Concordia offers more than 50 professional and liberal arts programs in an excellent academic and Christ-centered community that equips men and women for lives of learning, service and leadership in the church and world. For more information, visit cune.edu.







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29Jun/130

Vantage LED, US Manufacturer Of Innovative LED Displays, Launches An Interactive Website Featuring A New Product Series And A University


Corona, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2013

About this time last year, Vantage LED embarked on a journey to declare themselves as a major player in the led sign industry. Upon rebranding their logo and product line, they reached out to their loyal dealer partners with new options requesting feedback on what they needed to grow and strengthen their partnerships; a Rediscovery. This lead to creating a host of tools and resources, such as co-branded materials and an online resource blog, that supported a dealers identity as well as growth in their business; it give them Power. Now, Vantage LED, confident in their hardware, software, and people, launched an interactive website featuring a new product line called Series 51 and a university. Today, the led sign industry will have no choice but to take notice of Vantage LED; a Revelation.

The industry has become content and stagnant; states Paul Martin, Director of Marketing at Vantage LED. Weve witnessed it and heard this over and over from our dealer partners. Were working hard and moving forward. Were having fun creating revolutionary solutions and always thinking Whats next? What makes our Dealer Partners lives easier, but more importantly, what makes an LED sign owner more excited about his display doing what its meant to do; grow his business!

Vantage LED has definitely made the lives their Dealer Partners easy with the launch of their new product line called Series 51. Available on their full color and grayscale LED displays, this series offers a complete comprehensive 5yr parts and on-site service warranty, plus 1yr free programming through the revolutionary cloud-based service: SM Infinity.

This is the best way to introduce LED signs to apprehensive market being overwhelmed by multiple oversea manufacturers. adds Martin. The owner can rest easy about the display's operation and get dynamic custom content for his business with the SM Infinity Content Creation Service.

This cloud-based service also features an iPad app, automated diagnostic reporting, content requests via voice command, and the all new conditional smart scheduling, where the LED display will trigger messages upon certain conditions. If its cold outside, the display will feature jackets for sale. Too hot? It will feature cold drinks inside. Now, thats smart.

Another amazing release with the new website launch is Vantage University. Exclusive to the Vantage LEDs dealer partners, Vantage University features Video Classes to help with Sales, Marketing, Project Management and Technical Support and a Resource Library full of Whitepapers, Self-Help Guides & Manuals, Strength and Project pieces.

The industry is rife with advertorials and misinformation; states Deacon Wardlow, LED Technology Specialist at Vantage LED, It's gotten to the point where manufacturers are vendors and not partners; sources, not resources. Vantage LED believes in partnership and education and Vantage University is the resource PMs, sales, techs and the industry have been looking for.

Vantage LED firmly believes it is their duty to educate and support their dealer partners in this industry keeping them a step ahead of their competition.

Deacon continued, This is only the beginning of what Vantage University will bring to our dealer partners. They will really see what it means to take the lead with Digital Signage.

Vantage LED is truly excited about this industry and what it has to offer their loyal and new dealer partners as well as future LED sign owners everywhere. They invite you to visit their new website and their facilities in beautiful Corona, CA. They promise never an ordinary experience.







15Feb/130

The Academy of Art University Announces 17th Annual Faculty & Alumni Fine Art Auction


San Francisco, California (PRWEB) November 07, 2012

WHO: Academy of Art University

WHAT: The Academy of Art University will host the 17th Annual Faculty & Alumni Fine Art Auction, an event that provides the public with an opportunity to directly support the Fine Art Student Scholarship Fund by bidding on paintings, prints, sculptures and jewelry works created by the most distinguished faculty and alumni artists. Fifty percent of proceeds are donated directly to the scholarship fund and are tax deductible; the remaining half of proceeds are disbursed directly to the artists. The Universitys Student Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to the top student artists at the Annual Spring Show. View the entire auction catalog and learn about the artists here: http://www.academyart.edu/auction.

This years Fine Art Auction includes over five-hundred pieces of art created by more than seventy-five artists. The event is sponsored by the Academy of Art University Foundation and hosted by the Academys non-profit galleries.

WHEN:

Reception and Live Auction is Saturday, November 10, 2012

2:00PM : Reception begins, 3:00PM : Live auction begins

Silent Auction ends approximately 30 minutes after close of live auction

Preview of auction is November 8-9, 2012 from 10:00AM 6:00PM (media is welcome)

WHERE:

Academy of Art University Gallery at The Cannery

2801 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)

For media inquiries and requests for high-resolution images of featured artwork, contact Dana Sornstein (415) 618-6115, dsornstein(at)academyart.edu.

About the Academy of Art University

Academy of Art University, the largest private university of art and design in the United States, is educating students for the art and design jobs of the 21st Century. Established in 1929, the Academy is an output-based higher education model that provides open admissions to all students, but imposes a rigorous curriculum that requires the students to produce a portfolio of work that demonstrates a mastery of their field in order to graduate. Students are taught by a faculty of professionals from the existing marketplace, which provides them with an understanding of what it takes to succeed in todays business environment. The Academys hands-on curriculum produces graduates that possess great artistic and design skills -- and equally as important, the ability to put those talents to work immediately after graduation. As a result, Academy graduates are ready to compete for and win the jobs of the 21st Century in 19 fields: Acting, Advertising, Animation & Visual Effects, Architecture, Art Education, Art History, Fashion, Fine Art, Game Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures & Television, Multimedia Communications, Music Production & Sound Design for Visual Media, Photography and Web Design & New Media. Academy of Art University is accredited by WASC, NASAD, Council for Interior Design Accreditation (Formerly FIDER), (BFA-IAD), and NAAB (M-ARCH). Visit http://www.academyart.edu for more information.

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13Feb/130

Assemble Systems, BIM Software Developer, Announces Visualization Hardware Give-Away at Autodesk University


Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 06, 2012

Just weeks away from Autodesk University 2012, the nations leading conference on BIM best practices, Assemble Systems, a leading SaaS (Software as a Service)BIM software developer and AU Silver Sponsor, announces a unique promotion. Assemble Systems is offering a one-time-only opportunity for AU attendees to win their own environmental BIM visualization hardware.

Called a BIM C.A.V.E. (computer-aided virtual environment, a phrase coined by the Texas A&M University school of construction management), the technology consists of a high-powered graphic workstation and multiple, large-format screens. This suite of hardware can be mounted in a board room, construction trailer, or design pin-up space. The BIM C.A.V.E. provides design and construction teams a direct way to visualize building information. During coordination meetings, teams are able to view details at a scale far greater than on a typical monitor, gaining insight to optimize the delivery process.

We are excited to have this opportunity to connect with more experts in the BIM space, says Assemble Systems VP of Development Trent Miskelly. Our clients who are immersed in a full-scale virtual BIM environment are able to collaborate more effectively. Ultimately, they deliver a better building project.

The BIM C.A.V.E. will be on display in exhibit space 528 for the entire duration of the AU exhibit hall schedule. Entrants must register to participate and must be present to win. A random drawing will be held on the final day of Autodesk University to determine the winner. For more details, email info(at)assemblesystems(dot)com.

About Assemble Systems

Assemble Systems is a SaaS (Software as a Service) BIM software developer transforming information management for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. The team is made up of professionals from both the technology industry and the design and construction industry who are passionate about helping firms streamline their BIM processes to deliver more successful projects. Visit http://www.assemblesystems.com for more information.







31Jan/130

California Southern University Names New Business Dean


Irvine, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2012

California Southern University is pleased to name Dr. George Sayegh Dean of the universitys School of Business. He will begin work at the university immediately.

Dr. Sayegh has a long and distinguished career in education and business. He comes to CalSouthern from Argosy University, where he served as Program Chairman for the School of Business. As a professor at a number of universitiesboth online and campus-basedDr. Sayegh has taught courses in business technology, management, finance, leadership, computer science, information systems, technology and business, critical thinking, and mathematics, among others.

Dr. Sayegh founded a successful computer and information technology companyeventually specializing in medical and institutional information systemsand also has worked for organizations including NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard, Ferranti Aerospace Missile Systems, and Wangtek Drive Systems.

Dr. Sayegh earned a Doctor of Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems from Argosy, a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Mercy College, and a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from California State University, Northridge.

I am honored to accept the position as Dean of CalSoutherns School of Business, says Dr. Sayegh. CalSouthern is an institution of academic integrity and rigor, with a culture based on ethics and student support. From my first conversation with University President Dr. Caroll Ryan, it was clear that the university and I share the same values. I instantly felt at home at CalSouthern and look forward to enhancing an already-strong business school.

Outgoing Dean Dr. John Minchin will remain with the university and assume the position of Director of Institutional Research Planning and Assessment. We are thrilled to have Dr. Minchin take on this critical function, says University President Ryan. By assessing and evaluating every aspect of university operations and following through to make sure all necessary changes are made, Dr. Minchin will play a key role in driving the continuous improvement that has been and will continue to be so integral to CalSoutherns growth and success.

About CalSouthern:

Founded in 1978, California Southern University is an accredited university offering online degree programs at the associate, bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels in business, law, criminal justice, and psychology to an international student body, utilizing a proprietary learning system. CalSouthern is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency. The Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. To learn more about CalSouthern, please visit http://www.calsouthern.edu.

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