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Business degree still on tap at city college

By   /  Friday, July 29th, 2011  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Business degree still on tap at city college

Four-year degrees in nursing and business shepherded by Santa Barbara City College President Andreea Serban will remain intact despite a recent vote by the school’s board of trustees to remove Serban from her position.

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DeVry arrives in Oxnard with MBA offerings

By   /  Friday, May 27th, 2011  /  Top Stories  /  Comments Off on DeVry arrives in Oxnard with MBA offerings

A new player has entered the crowded field of schools offering MBAs in the Tri-Counties — and this one is hoping to make a buck at it. DeVry University, the school whose publicly traded Illinois parent firm made $280 million in net income during fiscal 2010, has opened an Oxnard location at 300 E. Esplanade Read More →

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Lacayo Center gives Edison a look at the future

By   /  Monday, November 22nd, 2010  /  Columns, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Lacayo Center gives Edison a look at the future

When Southern California Edison President John Fielder addressed a few hundred Ventura County business leaders on Nov. 15, he was quick to point out why his company was investing $300,000 in a new program at CSU Channel Islands. The Henry L. “Hank” Lacayo Center for Workplace & Community Studies will foster entrepreneurship to drive future Read More →

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Social business center at CSUCI gets first grant

By   /  Tuesday, October 19th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on Social business center at CSUCI gets first grant

The California Institute for Social Business at CSU Channel Islands has received its first gift, a three-year, $300,000 grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. The institute was founded earlier this year with the help of Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and the inventor of the microcredit model of social businesses. “Social business” Read More →

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Editorial: Team efforts like these will drive public education

By   /  Monday, October 4th, 2010  /  Editorials, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Editorial: Team efforts like these will drive public education

Two high-profile events in late September underscore the fact that if California is going to successfully reinvent its public education system, innovative partnerships are key. First is the MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” to Amir Abo-Shaeer, a science teacher at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta. This UC Santa Barbara engineering graduate left a job in Read More →

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CSU Channel Islands on a $75M campus building spree

By   /  Monday, October 4th, 2010  /  Columns, Real Estate  /  Comments Off on CSU Channel Islands on a $75M campus building spree

CSU Channel Islands near Camarillo is the newest school in the California State University system, and it’s growing by leaps and bounds. To keep up with that growth, the school has construction projects in the pipeline totaling more than $75 million. First up is the $32.5 million North Hall project, which breaks ground Oct. 6. Read More →

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CSUCI to offer business classes in Santa Barbara

By   /  Tuesday, September 28th, 2010  /  Latest news  /  Comments Off on CSUCI to offer business classes in Santa Barbara

CSU Channel Islands will offer undergraduate classes in business through the Santa Barbara City College Campus, under an agreement that officials from both colleges signed during a Sept. 29 news conference. The program will begin in fall 2011 with up to 30 students, who will take one or two courses per 12-week term at SBCC, Read More →

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