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Smithfield Bioscience and University of Virginia Announce Regenerative Medicine Research Partnership

February 20th, 2018        Smithfield Foods

SMITHFIELD, Va., Feb. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smithfield Foods, Inc. and the University of Virginia School of Engineering & Applied Science announced today a research partnership to explore and advance regenerative medicine technologies leveraging porcine bioproducts. The research is part of a collaborative project between UVA and Smithfield Bioscience, a strategic business platform within […]

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JA (Junior Achievment) Student Venture – CENTRAL VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS COMPETE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE

February 14th, 2018

RICHMOND, VA –  Students from several school districts will participate in an entrepreneurial challenge on Saturday, February 24.  Sponsored by Accenture, JA Student Venture is a two-part program that begins in the classroom and culminates in a product or service pitch competition in partnership with VCU Snead School of Business. The first portion of the program […]

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DHG to Host Sessions on Tax Reform

February 14th, 2018        Dixon Hughes Goodman

Two chances to attend: register now! On December 22, 2017, President Trump signed into law the largest change to the U.S. tax code in the past 30 years. So what does this mean for you, your business and your employees? Please join DHG’s Mike Skretta and Eric Hessler for an in-depth analysis comparing the prior tax code […]

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Shentel Partners with Hitron to offer Wall to Wall WiFi

February 12th, 2018

EDINBURG, Va., February 12, 2018 — Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) (NASDAQ: SHEN), a local provider of cable, internet and wireless services, has announced the launch of a new product to enhance and extend Shentel WiFi service in your home. Wall to Wall WiFi from Shentel offers a powerful modem with signal extenders when needed to cover every […]

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Deborah M. Casey Selected as a 2018 Woman Leader in the Law

February 8th, 2018

Norfolk, VA (February 8, 2018)– Vandeventer Black LLP AV® Preeminent-rated partner Deborah M. Casey was selected as a 2018 Woman Leader in the Law by The National Law Journal. Casey is a highly accomplished attorney who has also been recognized among ‘Influential Women of the Year’ by Virginia Lawyers Weekly, ‘Best Women In The Law 2017’ by […]

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Averett University President Elected to Prestigious NCAA Division III Presidents Council

February 8th, 2018

  February 7, 2018  Averett University President Dr. Tiffany M. Franks was recently elected to the NCAA Division III Presidents Council, the division’s highest governing body. Franks’ selection to the Presidents Council was announced during the NCAA’s national convention in January. As one of 18 members nationally on the council, Franks will help establish and direct […]

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Ever Evolving Inc.’s 5 Challenges in Promoting Corporate Innovation

February 8th, 2018

My business partner and I have been in the broader “innovation” game for a while. While Ever Evolving is a fairly young venture, together we bring with us over 25 years of experience in helping companies adopt new ways of reaching customers and evolving the way their business works. And, the reason that we started […]

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Shentel Launches TiVo Gateway and TiVo Unison Player

February 7th, 2018

EDINBURG, Va., February 7, 2018 — Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) (NASDAQ: SHEN), a local provider of cable, internet and wireless services, has announced the launch of a next-generation TiVo product guaranteed to delight customers as they roam from their cable TV programming to over-the-top options like Netflix, YouTube and a whole host of other available […]

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Virginia State University establishes a Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

January 31st, 2018

January 31, 2018 – Virginia State University (VSU) establishes its first university-wide diversity and inclusion initiative. It will serve as a blueprint for creating a more inclusive campus culture. VSU President Dr. Makola M. Abdullah has assembled his Advisory Board for Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer/Questioning Intersex Ally+ (LGBTQIA+) Inclusion to investigate ways for the […]

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Southside Electric Cooperative announces scholarships, Youth Tour

January 31st, 2018

CREWE, Va – Southside Electric Cooperative (SEC) is offering two educational opportunities for students in its 18-county service area. The Southside Opportunity Fund, created by the SEC Board of Directors, will award $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who will graduate in 2018 and are headed to college or a technical/trade school, while high school […]

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