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Readying workforce for the boom: a challenge that’s also a huge opportunity

Loosely translated, the Chinese word for “crisis” means “danger” plus “opportunity.” Considering workforce, there’s no doubt we have a crisis… Read More »

9/23/2014 | Read Story »

Economic developers say New Orleans could become a medical hub but has challenges

With the massive hospital complex rising in Mid-City and existing research unfolding at universities around New Orleans, economic developers see… Read More »

9/23/2014 | Read Story »

MediFund board begins work to make La. national health care destination

Consultants are scheduled to present preliminary ideas today to the newly created MediFund governing board on how to make Louisiana… Read More »

9/22/2014 | Read Story »

Superintendent John White: New Jump Start initiative is giving vo-tech education a major jump

Louisiana’s education superintendent and a who’s-who of New Orleans area school, industry and political leaders cheered the new Jump Start vocational-technical education… Read More »

9/22/2014 | Read Story »

Education Superintendent begins ‘Louisiana Believes’ tour in New Orleans

Louisiana’s education superintendent John White will kick off his “Louisiana Believes” tour Monday in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes. Louisiana Believes… Read More »

9/22/2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute 2014-15 class announced

The New Orleans Regional Leadership Institute has announced that 41 business, civic and community leaders from the 10-parish region have been named… Read More »

9/17/2014 | Read Story »

Coastal restoration booming industry for job seekers

If you’re looking for a local job that’s in high demand with good job security, local experts say there’s a… Read More »

9/11/2014 | Read Story »

Innovative Plans Help Cities Effectively Live with Water

If predictions about weather patterns and sea-level rise prove correct, living with large amounts of water will become an inevitable… Read More »

9/09/2014 | Read Story »