Minnesota Technology & Science

College Choice Releases 2017 Ranking of the 35 Best Online Bachelor’s in Accounting Degrees

2017-06-06

EUGENE, Ore., June 6, 2017 — College Choice, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources, has published a ranking of the 35 Best Online Bachelor’s in Accounting Degrees. http://www.collegechoice.net/rankings/online-accounting-degrees/ The American Institute of CPAs, the profession’s official organization, has referred to a degree in accounting as “the one degree with 360 degrees of possibility.” This is because accounting is so basic to business. Whether you are interested in a career in an accounting firm, in government or entrepreneurship, or in finance or corporate management, accounting skills are paramount to good business and always in demand. “Completing a degree online is becoming increasingly common, and it isn’t difficult to find high-quality, accredited degree programs in accounting,” Christian...

AIM Consulting Ranked #1 (Gold) in the 2017 100 Best Companies to Work For by Minnesota Business Magazine

2017-06-06

AIM Consulting Ranked #1 (Gold) in the 2017 100 Best Companies to Work For by Minnesota Business Magazine Minneapolis, MN, June 06, 2017– AIM Consulting has been recognized by Minnesota Business as the first place ranking Gold Winner for the 2017 100 Best Places to Work For in the small business category. The 100 winning companies gathered June 1, 2017 at The Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel for a celebration hosted by Minnesota Business. AIM Consulting Minneapolis employees attended the event and were quoted anonymously in the print issue of Minnesota Business magazine about why AIM Consulting is a Best Place to Work: “I have not been with AIM for very long, but what I have to say is that I have never been surrounded by...

Destination Imagination Global Finals Draws Record 1,470 Student Teams to Downtown Knoxville
Destination Imagination Global Finals Draws Record 1,470 Student Teams to Downtown Knoxville

2017-05-30

“To keep a child interested in a creative learning program that emphasizes those elements for over five years and several stages of life is a great testimony to Destination Imagination…,” said Tracy Magee, Ford STEAM Experience Brand Manager. CHERRY HILL, N.J. May 30, 2017 — The 17th annual Global Finals, hosted by Destination Imagination (DI) ended Saturday with teams from 17 countries across the globe – including Australia, Canada, China, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and the United States – celebrating creativity through a series of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), improvisational and service learning challenges. Students from Texas, China, Colorado, Poland and others earned the first place trophy in their respective categories. Overcast...

nQueue and Marco Technology Announce Reseller Alliance
nQueue and Marco Technology Announce Reseller Alliance

2017-05-15

Tempe, AZ May 15, 2017 — nQueue, the leading provider of information workflow solutions for the legal industry, has announced an alliance with Marco Technologies LLC. Under the arrangement, Marco will become a reseller for all nQueue document scanning, routing, and cost recovery applications. The partnership will align advanced technologies and expertise to solve customer workflow challenges. By helping businesses select the right solutions, the Marco relationship will position companies to improve security, accuracy, efficiency, and ultimately profitability. Marco is one of the largest private dealers of printers and copiers in the United States. The company manages 46 offices in Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota,...

The Auto Club Group Selects Guidewire Products to Transform Core, Data, and Digital Capabilities; Capgemini Selected as Implementation Provider
The Auto Club Group Selects Guidewire Products to Transform Core, Data, and Digital Capabilities; Capgemini Selected as Implementation Provider

2017-05-15

DEARBORN, Mich. & FOSTER CITY, Calif. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Auto Club Group (ACG), the second-largest AAA club in North America, and Guidewire Software, Inc. (NYSE: GWRE), a provider of software products to Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, today announced that ACG has selected Guidewire Core, Data, and Digital products to transform its business processes. Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology, and outsourcing services and a Guidewire PartnerConnect® Premier Consulting alliance member, will lead the implementation. The Auto Club Group (ACG) aims to modernize its core systems infrastructure and operations...

District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA
District of Columbia's Kára McCullough Crowned Miss USA

2017-05-15

LAS VEGAS, May 15, 2017 — This evening, The Miss Universe Organization crowned Miss District of Columbia USA Kára McCullough Miss USA at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The special programming event aired live on FOX, and featured women who continue to break pageant stereotypes, including a top 5 whose professions include a scientist, a financial literacy advocate, a professional dancer, a pediatric nurse, and a marketing student who emigrated from India. Kára is the second consecutive contestant from District of Columbia to win the competition following Deshauna Barber’s victory in 2016. As the first active military member to hold the Miss USA title, Deshauna was most recently promoted to Captain in the United States Army Reserve. She plans to continue her work in the Army Reserve and pursue a career as a motivational speaker. This marks the first time since 1989 a delegate won the title back-to-back. Born in Naples, Italy to a now-retired...

Palo Alto University President Emeritus To Receive 2017 Tosney Award
Palo Alto University President Emeritus To Receive 2017 Tosney Award

2017-05-14

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Dr. Allen Calvin, President Emeritus at Palo Alto University (PAU), has been named the 2017 recipient of the Tosney Award for Career Service in Higher Education by the American Association of University Administrators (AAUA). This prestigious award will be presented to Dr. Calvin for his 32 years of service during AAUA’s annual Leadership Seminar June 8-9, 2017 in New Orleans. “The collaborations and partnerships that Dr. Calvin forged, both with other universities and businesses, but also with each individual he interacted with, are what were truly the hallmarks of his leadership,” said Dr. Maureen O’Connor, current President of PAU.

UTC Installs New Chairwoman and Board Officers
UTC Installs New Chairwoman and Board Officers

2017-05-12

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — At the annual meeting of the membership of the Utilities Technology Council (UTC), the Board of Directors approved new officers for the 2017-2018 board-year. The meeting was held in conjunction with UTC Telecom & Technology conference in Charlotte. Outgoing Chairman, Matt Schnell from Nebraska Public Power District stated, “To be successful in any organization takes a lot of hard work and dedication from a team of people. We accomplished a lot this past year and have set a path forward to continue to provide outstanding member value in the years ahead. The member-led committees and the Executive Board have done outstanding work building membership participation, establishing new technology projects, and providing new learning experiences for UTC members.” Schnell followed with, “A huge ‘thank you’ to the exceptional leadership...

Evergreen Packaging® and KidsGardening Name Winners of Carton 2 Garden™ Contest
Evergreen Packaging® and KidsGardening Name Winners of Carton 2 Garden™ Contest

2017-05-12

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 12, 2017 — Evergreen Packaging, a global leader in creating fiber-based packaging solutions, today announced the winners of the third annual Carton 2 Garden™ contest. The competition, administered by KidsGardening, gives students across the country a hands-on experience in repurposing empty milk and juice cartons to build or enhance their school gardens.  This project promotes life skills such as creativity, leadership, and teamwork, along with teaching students about healthy eating and the eco-friendly benefits of cartons. This year’s Carton 2 Garden winner categories include a $5,000 grand prize, three $2,500 specialty prizes, and ten $1,000 grade level prizes. The three specialty prize winners are awarded for their efforts in the following areas: STEM, the best use...

Cannabis Compliance Summit Set To Create Uniform Standards for the…
Cannabis Compliance Summit Set To Create Uniform Standards for the…

2017-05-11

Hearing updates and lessons learned from top regulators, lab testers and operators all in one place make this a premier event for cannabis entrepreneurs May 11, 2017 — Infocast’s Cannabis Compliance Summit, scheduled for July 19-21, 2017, brings policy makers in the same room with the testing labs, equipment and technology providers, operators and industry experts to create uniform cannabis industry frameworks. With increasing legalization of both recreational and medicinal marijuana, the cannabis testing industry is ripe for exponential growth. Cannabis lab testing requirements are drawing a lot of attention and are under increased scrutiny from state regulators, testing labs, cultivators, producers, retailers...

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