Spelman College Launches Program to Diversify Tech Industry

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HBCU Spelman College Partners With SMASH to Launch Program to Diversify Tech Industry Friday, February 25th, 2022 Today SMASH, a STEM racial justice nonprofit focused on addressing inequities in education, and the nationally renowned HBCU Spelman College, announced a partnership to offer programming and support to young women of color interested in academic and professional careers in… Read more »

Port of Savannah to Grow Capacity by 60%

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Port of Savannah to Grow Capacity by 60% At today’s Savannah State of the Port, Griff Lynch, Georgia Ports Authority’s (GPA) executive director, unveiled plans to expand the port’s container capacity by 60 percent. The enhancements will bring the Port of Savannah’s annual capacity from 6 million twenty-foot equivalent container units to 9.5 million TEUs… Read more »

Georgia Center of Innovation’s AgTech Focus Reaching New Audiences

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The Georgia Center of Innovation’s Director of AgTech Chris Chammoun has been featured multiple times in recent media interviews as this key industry sector experiences growth in the state. A month ahead of the state’s first AgTech Summit to be held in Tifton on March 2nd, Chammoun joined Atlanta Business Radio to discuss the initiatives the Center is taking on to fuel AgTech innovation and support Georgia’s agriculture businesses—the state’s largest… Read more »

GaDOE Provides $5.26 Million in Grants to Support Students With Dyslexia

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The Georgia Department of Education is awarding a total of $5,261,955 in grants to help school districts improve literacy outcomes and support students with dyslexia, State School Superintendent Richard Woods announced today. “Reading is a fundamental skill that all children in Georgia need because, with it, a world of possibilities opens,” Superintendent Woods said. “These… Read more »

Governor Kemp Announces Georgia’s Participation in CyberStart America

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  Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp announced Georgia’s participation in CyberStart America, an innovative, online cybersecurity talent search and competition sponsored by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation (NCSF) and the SANS Institute. The competition is open to all high school students to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science, with participants able to win… Read more »

Coca-Cola Launches Global Innovation Platform Coca-Cola Creations

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Coca-Cola today unveiled its new global innovation platform, Coca-Cola Creations, along with its first limited-edition product, Coca-Cola Starlight. Coca-Cola Creations will take the iconic Coca-Cola trademark and lend it to new expressions, driven by collaboration, creativity and cultural connections. Through limited-edition, sequential releases, Coca-Cola Creations will introduce new products and experiences across physical and digital… Read more »

Master of Science Degree in Supply Chain Management

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New Master’s in Supply Chain Management at Georgia State Addresses Needs of Dynamic and Growing Sector Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business will introduce a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MS-SCM) in fall 2022. The program will equip graduates with the advanced analytical and managerial skills… Read more »

Winning the War for Talent: Higher Education

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Georgia Chamber CEO Chris Clark: Winning the War for Talent: Higher Education Chris Clark Tuesday, February 22nd, 2022 No other issue so dominates boardroom and shipping docks as the lack of skilled workers. In the next three years Georgia will need to fill 122,000 healthcare positions, 27,000 manufacturing jobs will be open and 13,000 construction… Read more »

AG Chris Carr Leads Efforts to Fight Organized Retail Crime

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Attorney General Chris Carr is working with public and private partners on the local, state and federal levels to combat the surge in organized retail crime targeting retailers and online marketplaces in Georgia and across the country. These ongoing efforts are enhanced by Governor Brian Kemp’s budget and legislative proposals to create a new Gang… Read more »