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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. Posted on:

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.) Posted on:

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

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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.

Honda Chooses Ontario For An Investment Of $857 Million

Ontario is partnering with Honda to make its Alliston, Ontario plant a teaching plant for all other Honda facilities worldwide, by investing about $857 million over three years in technology, worker training and R&D partnerships with Ontario universities and colleges. Ontario will provide a conditional grant of up to $85.7 million for the project. "Honda is a mainstay of Ontario's auto sector and manufacturing base...Our government will keep working with all auto companies to attract new investment in the competitive global auto industry," said Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure. PHOTO CREDIT: Honda Canada. (PRNewsFoto/Ministry of Economic Development) Posted on:

Honda became the first Japanese automaker to manufacture in Canada when it opened its Alliston assembly plant in 1986. It added a second assembly plant in 1998 and an engine plant in 2008.

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Americas Selects Lake Mary, FL

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

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

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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

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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

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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.