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State Focus: Oklahoma – Oil, Cattle and Much, Much More

Rogers State University is a regional four-year university serving northeastern Oklahoma and the Tulsa metropolitan area.

The Sooner State is diversifying into a variety of hot growth sectors, including a rapidly expanding hub of data centers.

IBM, Fluor, University Of South Carolina To Create Innovation Center

Seated from left: Mark Easton, VP, Industry Solution Sales, IBM; Cameron Art, General Manager of Application Management Services, IBM; Harris Pastides, President, USC; Gene Warr, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, USC (standing from left) David Miller, Director, Application Management Services North America, IBM; Andy Bernardin, Director of Enterprise Sales for South Carolina and Public Sector in North Carolina, IBM; Bill Hogue, VP for Information Technology and CIO, USC; Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia, South Carolina. (Credit: USC; PRNewsFoto/IBM.)

The collaboration is part of an ongoing effort to expand student skills and understanding of applied computing to meet the growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals and business leaders.

Nissan And Tennessee Partner To Train Future Manufacturing Workforce

Nissan, Smyrna.

The training center will develop a pipeline of skilled workers for Nissan’s Tennessee manufacturing operations and critical opportunities for current and prospective employees to learn valuable skills in advanced manufacturing.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Selects Lake Mary, FL

Mitsubishi facility.

The new offices will also accommodate MHPSA’s new shared administrative services activity.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds… With Larry Parman, Oklahoma Secretary Of Commerce

Larry Parman.

Business is booming in Oklahoma, and the state’s secretary of commerce explains how and why things are only going to get better.

TeleTech Opening New Facility In McAllen, TX

TeleTech Building Sign.

The center will officially open its doors in the first quarter of 2015, and will soon be hiring for a variety of jobs.

Milwaukee, WI Selected As Global Hub For New Energy Innovation Center

Gov. Scott Walker

M-WERC envisions the center as a resource for both entrepreneurs—independent individuals with ideas they want to transform into successful businesses­—and “intrapreneurs”—individuals employed by companies who have an idea that they want to turn into a profitable product or service offering.