Byron Lewis, founder and chairman of UniWorld Group (UWG), one of the
oldest Black-owned, advertising agencies in the United States, has
retired. Monique Nelson, senior vice president of brand integration,
will take his place.
When applying to MBA programs, applicants will have likely spent
considerable time putting together application materials, tweaking a
resume and making sure to have good recommendations and references. Something else to consider is Facebook.
The community college is being asked to save America. But like a small-town fire department straining to contain a big-city
blaze, community colleges aren’t equipped to handle the huge job thrust
on them, many experts say. Many millennials — a diverse demographic of 18-to-34-year-olds — are
looking to the schools to give them a fighting chance in a brutal
The right side of the brain controls activities on the left side of the body and the
thought processes involved in creativity and imagination. Some experts believe that tapping into the right side of your brain can
help you in business—making you think out of the box, be more dynamic
in presentation and more creative in problem solving.
The race for president has begun and with it comes the need for funding.
Experts in campaign finance have predicted that President Obama and
Mitt Romney have the potential to break past fundraising efforts.
On the surface, President's Obama's recently signed the JOBS Act, for
Jump-Start Our Business Start-Ups, which will roll back restrictions on
the way start-up companies can raise money from individual investors,
seems like a win-win for small businesses. But some say there is more to it.
Because the job market is doing poorly, many people are seeking to
start their own businesses. Business incubators are thriving in this environment, with over 1,000 incubators in the
U.S. compared to only 12 just 30 years ago. Many entrepreneurs seeking
a leg up in the business world are currently clamoring to apply, but
some feel that the benefits are not worth the trouble.
Wooing young voters, President Barack Obama is on a blitz to keep the
cost of college loans from soaring for millions of students, taking his
message to three states strategically important to his re-election bid.
By taking on student debt, Obama is speaking to middle-class America
and targeting an enormous burden that threatens the economic recovery.
In the face of continuing economic hardship, more and more young people are turning to entrepreneurship to create jobs for themselves and the nation is onboard to help. The White House is encouraging entrepreneurship at historically black colleges, and a national campaign called FixYoungAmerica is promoting student debt forgiveness, better training programs and increased incentives for young entrepreneurs.
First Lady Michelle Obama’s longstanding effort in reaching out to
medically underserved communities started on the South Side of Chicago
back in 2005. Recent statistics show a gradual improvement in finding what Mrs.
Obama calls a "medical home" for those who are either indigent or