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State university system approves $33 million USF St. Pete residence hall

University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus is on track to increase its student housing by 70 percent by mid-2020, according to plans approved this week. At the Nov. 8 Florida Board of Governors meeting, the board approved a 375-bed residenc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Board of Regents to take up UGA residence hall project

The University System of Georgia Board of Regents this week is expected to authorize a $53.8 million renovation of Brumby Hall at The University of Georgia, an approximately 214,000-square-foot high-rise residence hall......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 12th, 2018

SunTrust provides financing for residence hall in future hometown

With a growing need for more student housing at Queens University of Charlotte, Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks Inc. has stepped in with $12 million in financing for a new residence hall. Construction started last fall on what college officials call the N.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2019

UA approves first phase of stadium project, $3.8M contract with Bham architect

Plans to renovate Bryant-Denny Stadium are moving forward. The University of Alabama System board of trustees approved preliminary plans for a $75.4 million renovation of the iconic stadium, according to the Tuscaloosa News. The board also approved a $3......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 24th, 2018

University System of Georgia to ask state for $169M for construction, design of new projects

Of the University System's planned $154 million in construction spending in fiscal year 2020, more than half would be spent in metro Atlanta at Georgia State and Kennesaw State universities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018

New York will spend millions on advanced manufacturing, health care workforce programs

New York will invest $3 million this year for businesses to partner on apprenticeships with the State University of New York system and the state Department of Labor. The money will go toward creating up to 2,000 training positions in advanced manufactur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 30th, 2018

Slideshow: Rock out at the Newport and meet the man behind it

Maybe you head over to the Newport Music Hall every month or so to check out the new artists who come into town, or maybe you haven't been to the High Street spot since your days at Ohio State University. Whatever your relationship with the venue, w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2019

Ohio State’s College of Medicine uses grant to improve health in local communities

With a $25 million award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), The Ohio State University College of Medicine has the resources to continue fulfilling its mission of translating scientific discoveries into clinical therapies that improve huma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2019

Former McGraw-Hill Education CEO takes on "entrepreneur" role at ASU

The former chief executive of "big three" education publisher McGraw-Hill Education has joined the ranks of Arizona State University. David Levin, who led McGraw-Hill Education as CEO from 2014-2017, will serve as entrepreneur in residence at ASU, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

Ripple Co-Founder Donates $25 Million in XRP to US University

Ripple co-founder Chris Larsen, his wife Lyna Lam and the Rippleworks nonprofit have donated $25 million in XRP to San Francisco State University......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskApr 8th, 2019

Montefiore, backed by state grants, reports slim profit

Montefiore Health System's operating income fell 3.2%, to $53.5 million, last year compared to 2017, with grants to its most cash-strapped hospitals from the state pushing it into the black. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

3 ramp closures scheduled for $76M State Road 408 widening project

The Central Florida Expressway Authority will have more on- and off-ramp closures as it continues work on a 3.24-mile road widening project near the University of Central Florida. The $76 million project is looking to add a travel lane in each direc.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

Wichita contractor named to an engineering hall of fame

Gib Compton's dizzying amount of service and dedication to Kansas State University and its Carl R. Ice College of Engineering is being recognized by the university. Founder and managing member of Wichita's Compton Construction Services LLC, Compton.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2019

Here are 33 of the biggest apparel deals in March Madness (Photos)

When the Ohio State Buckeyes took the court for March Madness a decade ago, the university's athletic teams got $3.8 million in cash and apparel annually from Nike. Since then, the annual value of the school's Nike deal has increased 179 percent t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2019

Where the Huskies rank among the biggest apparel deals in March Madness (Photos)

When the Ohio State Buckeyes took the court for March Madness a decade ago, the university's athletic teams got $3.8 million in cash and apparel annually from Nike. Since then, the annual value of the school's Nike deal has increased 179 percent t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2019

Here are 33 of the biggest apparel deals in March Madness

When the Ohio State Buckeyes took the court for March Madness a decade ago, the university's athletic teams got $3.8 million in cash and apparel annually from Nike. Since then, the annual value of the school's Nike deal has increased 179 percent to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2019

Tax on multi-million dollar second homes in New York gains traction in state legislature

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a plan to tax the rich on multi-million dollar second homes that is gaining traction in New York City in order to raise funds for the MTA transit system......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMar 12th, 2019

Construction completed on classroom/dorm combo building on Worcester Polytechnic’s campus

Late last month, construction was completed on the $47.7 million Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Residence Hall on the campus of Worcester (Mass.) Polytechnic Institute. The 78,000-sf re.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkFeb 23rd, 2019

Ohio State trustees to vote on WOSU headquarters at 15th and High

The planned $29 million WOSU headquarters – one of the crucial parts of Ohio State University's 15+High project – is heading toward a final step this week. OSU trustees will vote Friday on officially leasing the space to WOSU – the final step in .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2019

CalSTRS backs new activist hedge fund Impactive with $250 million

The California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS), the second largest U.S. pension fund said on Monday it made a $250 million investment with Impactive Capital, a new activist hedge fund that expects to start trading next month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 11th, 2019

Wright State approves new contract offer, faculty union says it"s "meaningless"

The Wright State University Board of Trustees has offered new contract terms to faculty members in an effort to resolve what has become the longest strike in the history of Ohio higher education. On Sunday, the board approved proposed contract ter.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019