Monthly Archives: September 2014

Murdock to provide $15M annually to Kannapolis research institute

California billionaire David Murdock is establishing an endowment that will provide $15 million per year — in perpetuity — for research and operations at the David H. Murdock Research Institute in Kannapolis. To date, David Murdock has invested more than … Continue reading

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minority schoolchildren – projected to reach 50.3 percent this school year

The new majority of minority schoolchildren – projected by the National Center for Education Statistics to reach 50.3 percent this school year – is driven largely by dramatic growth in the Hispanic population, a decline in the white population and … Continue reading

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Groups take sides on Wichita 1-cent sales tax vote

The proposed city sales tax could generate nearly $400 million over five years and finance a new water supply, street maintenance and repair, job development and transit improvements. Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/election/article2189881.html#storylink=cpyhttp://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/election/article2189881.html

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Virginia Tech has moved into the Top 25 public universities

Blacksburg, VA , September 11, 2013 Virginia Tech College of Engineering Virginia Tech has moved into the Top 25 public universities as ranked by U.S. News and World Report in its annual survey of undergraduate programs – “America’s Best Colleges … Continue reading

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Polk Vision is very active in the 10th year of implementation

A partial list of September 2014 Polk Vision activities • Leadership Polk Class VIII Retreat Thursday, September 18, 2014 • LEAD on Hunger Tuesday, September 23, 2014 • Government Task Force Wednesday, September 24, 2014 • Education Task Force Wednesday, … Continue reading

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New Executive at Viera Company in Brevard County, Florida

Todd Pokrywa, the SMR vice president of strategic affairs and planning, will officially begin his new role at The Viera Co. in Brevard County on Oct. 1. His new job as senior vice president of land-use planning and development at … Continue reading

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RS&H Continues 50-Year Legacy with NASA

RS&H Continues 50-Year Legacy with NASA By Josh Saltsman, Jim Stapp, and Lisa Thoele RS&H designs have been integral to NASA’s missions since the 1960s, directly advancing the nation’s capabilities to reach space. Our history with Launch Pad 39B and … Continue reading

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