Tag: News

RVs Move America Study Shows Staggering Total US Economic Impact of $114 Billion

RVs Move America Study Shows Staggering Total US Economic Impact of $114 Billion

“RV’s are not just the familiar highway scene of an American summer”; Industry’s 600,000 Jobs Pay More than $32 Billion in Wages and Raise Over $12 Billion in Federal, State and Local Taxes June 03, 2019 12:00 ET | Source: WASHINGTON, June 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released […]

Nearly 15 Million RVers Will Hit The Road for Memorial Day

Nearly 15 Million RVers Will Hit The Road for Memorial Day

Millions More to Travel by RV This Summer and During Remainder of 2019 May 24, 2019 15:24 ET | Source: RESTON, Va., May 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Nearly 25 million Americans will travel in recreation vehicles this spring and summer, heading to the country’s 18,000-plus campgrounds to enjoy the benefits of an active, outdoor […]

Glenn DuBois Calls on Congress “To Expand the Usage of Pell Grants for High-Quality, Non-Credit Workforce Training Programs”

Glenn DuBois Calls on Congress “To Expand the Usage of Pell Grants for High-Quality, Non-Credit Workforce Training Programs”

In Testimony Before Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee, Dr. DuBois, Chancellor of Virginia’s Community Colleges and Founding Board Member of Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC), Says Move Would be “The Biggest Difference-Maker” for Students May 22, 2019 16:35 ET | Source: WASHINGTON, May 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Calling himself “proof positive that community […]

College Lead Exchange Launches to Address Need for Smarter Student Recruitment

“Match.com-like” Platform Enables Colleges to Find the Right Students for Their Programs December 04, 2018 08:00 ET | Source: WhatsBestforMe, Inc. BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — College Lead Exchange, a division of WhatsBestforMe, Inc. and the higher education world’s first cloud-based, SaaS, self-service platform to match prospective students and the schools […]

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Launches in Salt Lake City TV Market via Partnership with KUEN, a service of the Utah Education Network

KUEN Joins U.S. Public Broadcasters Distributing Japanese Lifestyle and News Programming in English to U.S. Markets SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NHK WORLD-JAPAN, Japan’s global 24-hour, English-language television channel, is now available to cable and over-the-air viewers in the Salt Lake City market, thanks to a just-concluded partnership with KUEN, a service […]

The Difference Between PR Inside and Outside the Beltway

The Difference Between PR Inside and Outside the Beltway

My attending the public release of data last week comparing perceptions of today’s college students by the public and by Beltway insiders brought home to me a larger point – how different and challenging it is to execute on PR support for a client that is successful in meeting goals both inside and outside the […]

Higher Education for Adults Increasingly Means Enrolling in College Alternatives

Higher Education for Adults Increasingly Means Enrolling in College Alternatives

For more than 50 years in this country, ever since baby boomers started graduating from high school in the mid-1960s, there has been an assumption that individuals with high school diplomas in hand would follow one of two tracks – college or no college. And even though the definition of “college” has changed dramatically over […]

WhatsBestforMe, Inc. Launches Higher Education’s First Student Recruitment Platform to Match Learners of All Ages with Appropriate Post-Secondary Schools

Founder and Team’s Intent is to Disrupt Decades-old Student Recruitment Paradigm October 09, 2018 10:00 ET | Source: WhatsBestforMe, Inc. BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WhatsBestforMe, Inc. unveiled today its revolutionary new online-based higher education student recruitment platform, one that allows higher ed institutions to identify candidate profiles and acquire them […]

How Erosion of Trust in Media May Affect PR Pros

How Erosion of Trust in Media May Affect PR Pros

Data from Gallup shows that confidence in newspapers and TV news are at an all-time low, and as PR professionals this should be concerning for a number of reasons. First, in the big picture, the erosion in trust in the media mimics the erosion of trust in most other American institutions — like the Catholic […]