Georgia Tech & Science

Acateon Consulting Now Offering Complimentary Consultations

01 01 1970

Past News Releases RSS Alpharetta, GA September 05, 2017 There are more than 125 million micro, small and midsize businesses in the world, including 89 million in emerging markets, but there’s something that every business has in common: no business can survive without proper accounting, healthy finances, IT and technology implementation, and thanks to Acateon Consulting, businesses in Georgia and throughout the United States are now able to receive consultations at no cost. “We’re excited to now offer consultations to assess current business situations and systems,” said John Mosher, Managing Partner. “This will empower businesses with the opportunity to determine what tools, services, and solutions we can provide them with and at a better cost. In addition to that, we’ll be able to identify efficiency improvements we can equip them with.” Actaeon’s founders, according to Mosher, have decades of accounting, finance and IT experience...

AAL Leaders Recognized at 10th Annual Gies Awards Gala

01 01 1970

Atlanta, GA March 28, 2017 The 10th annual Gies Awards Gala took place on March 20, 2017, where two members from the Academy of Academic Leadership (AAL) were recognized for achievement at the highly anticipated black-tie ceremony. Held annually in conjunction with the ADEA Annual Session & Exhibition , the 2017 Gies Awards Gala took place in Long Beach, California, celebrating honorees who exemplify the highest standards in oral health and dental education. Selected by a distinguished panel of judges from the ADEAGies Foundation Board of Trustees, AAL’s honorees were: N. Karl Haden, Ph.D. – Gies Award for Achievement – Public or Private Partner Pamela Zarkowski, J.D., M.P.H. – Gies Award for Achievement – Dental Educator “I am grateful, humbled and indebted to more people than I can name for recognition as a recipient of the Gies Award for Achievement,” said N. Karl Haden, Ph.D., AAL President. “When I think of all the leaders in dental...

AAFP Names 2017-2018 Board of Directors

01 01 1970

Michael L. Munger, MD, FAAFP, is president. Munger is a family physician in Overland Park, Kansas. He is currently in full-time practice at Saint Luke's Medical Group, where he also serves as medical director for Saint Luke's South Primary Care. The group has 100 members at 14 different sites, all of which have received Level 3 medical home designation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. He formerly served as medical director for Sweet Life at Grand Court Assisted Living, also in Overland Park. John Meigs, Jr., MD, FAAFP, is board chair. He is a family physician in Centreville, Alabama. Meigs was in private practice in Centreville, his home town, from 1982 to 2013. In 2013, he merged with another practice to become part of Bibb Medical Associates, which is housed in a clinic at Bibb Medical Center, a 25-bed rural hospital in Centreville. He also serves as chief of staff at Bibb Medical Center. John S. Cullen, MD, is president-elect. Cullen is a family...

99MerchantAccount.com Nominated as Top 2017 POS Provider by Retail CIO Outlook Magazine

01 01 1970

Retail Point of Sale Portable Point of Sale Touchscreen Point of Sale 99 Merchant Account.com just received an esteemed nomination by Retail CIO Outlook for the prestigious honor of contending for the top POS provider spot. Fantastic Point of Sale Terminals combined with Wholesale Rates. Definitely a Win-Win for Small Business Owners!”— Valerie Whitt TAMPA, FLORIDA, USA, August 17, 2017 -- August 11, 2017 -- 99 Merchant Account.com certainly provides a great retail merchant experience. And, Retail CIO Outlook magazine would like to prove it, by nominating the company to become the top POS provider of 2017. 99MerchantAccount.com is known for its highly-competitive pricing, which includes its popular wholesale credit card rates. The merchant provider also offers specialized social media software to help retailers grow their businesses with user-friendly tools. Unlike most merchant services, 99MerchantAccount.com does not charge for terminal placement. Instead,...

7 minutes, 12.7 seconds: The 2018 911 GT3 sets a new best lap time

01 01 1970

ATLANTA, May 4, 2017 -- The new 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 has celebrated its debut on the Nürburgring with a lap time of 7 minutes, 12.7 seconds on the legendary Nordschleife. The track-bred 911 bested the time set by the previous model by 12.3 seconds. "The new 911 GT3 not only offers the maximum amount of driving pleasure, but with this lap time we have emphatically proven that it also delivers an impressive performance on the Nordschleife. The focus was on optimizing the drivability and adapting the car to the slight increase in engine power," said a delighted Frank-Steffen Walliser, Vice President, Motorsport and GT cars, at Porsche. "A few years ago, lap times like this could only ever be achieved by thoroughbred race cars with slick tires," added Andreas Preuninger, Director, GT Product Line. "The new GT3 achieves this with comparatively modest power, and is still fully suitable for everyday use." The 911 GT3 also relies more on pure racing technology than...

24 SkillsUSA Schools Named as Models of Excellence

01 01 1970

These students are an amazing group. They possess the skills that every employer seeks, including leadership, initiative, communication, teamwork and problem solving. Leesburg, Va. May 02, 2017 SkillsUSA recently named 24 SkillsUSA chapters as Models of Excellence. This national program recognizes the integration and application of personal, workplace and technical skills in SkillsUSA chapter activities. This is one of the highest awards bestowed on chapters by SkillsUSA, which is among the largest student organizations for career and technical education. “The Models of Excellence program represents the very best in chapter achievement and community involvement,� said Timothy W. Lawrence, executive director of SkillsUSA. “These chapters define excellence across the board, serving as models for other chapters to emulate in strengthening their local programs. These students represent our future workforce and reflect the future...

2017-18 National FFA Officer Team Elected at 90th National FFA Convention & Expo

01 01 1970

Indianapolis October 30, 2017 Students from Arizona, California, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky and Oklahoma have been elected by delegates throughout the United States to serve on the 2017-18 National FFA Officer team. Breanna Holbert, an agricultural education major at California State University of Chico, was elected national president. Holbert is the first female African American elected to the office of president. Erica Baier, an agricultural education major at Iowa State University, was elected national secretary. Piper Merritt, an agricultural economics major at Oklahoma State University, was elected central region vice president. Bryce Cluff, an agricultural technology and management: education major at the University of Arizona, will serve as western region vice president. Ian Bennett, majoring in agriscience and environmental systems - plant breeding and genetics at the University of Georgia, was elected southern region vice president. Gracie Furnish, a career and technical education...

2017 Southeast Venture Capital and Private Equity Database Now...

01 01 1970

ATLANTA, GA May 11, 2017 Massinvestor/VC News Daily recently announced the launch of its 2017 Southeast Venture Capital and Private Equity Database (http://www.massinvestor.com/sevc.htm), which profiles nearly 400 Venture Capital, Private Equity, Angel and Accelerator investment firms with offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Mississippi and Tennessee. The newly revised and updated Database includes nearly thirty firms not previously published, including: FinTech Ventures, Hidden Harbor Capital Partners, Las Olas Venture Capital, Osceola Capital Management, and dozens more. Subscribers receive year-long access to the online Database, which is continuously updated with new firms, funds, partners, and portfolio companies. With filtered search capabilities, users can target investment firms by firm type, industry focus, stage specialty, and location. Results can be easily exported to Excel or into PDF format. The Database includes an eBook (a complete electronic version...

2016 Georgia Power Citizenship Report celebrates the people who make a difference

01 01 1970

ATLANTA, April 11, 2017 -- Georgia Power today released its third annual Citizenship Report that highlights some of the ways the company, its employees and retirees give back to the communities they call home.   This year's report follows the company's philanthropy framework through the theme "We Help Because It's Home," which showcases how employees are making a difference in their communities through Georgia Power's five Community and Corporate Relations focus areas, including: Strengthening health and human services through the efforts of employees like Crystal Godfrey of Valdosta who gave her time to the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life in Lowndes County. Improving education through mentors like retiree Jack Dogan in Augusta who partnered with K-12 schools to assist students with development, career exploration, and experiences in science, technology, engineering and math. Collaborating with civic and community organizations through grassroots...

180 Awards Honor Outstanding Teachers Committed to Helping Struggling Students Succeed

01 01 1970

BOSTON, May 9, 2017 -- Global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) today announced the five inspiring educators who have been named recipients of the prestigious 2017 180 Educator Awards. The awards, now in their eleventh year, celebrate teachers who have fostered both personal and academic growth in their students by offering the vital support needed to strengthen math and literacy skills. The five 180 Educator Award winners, ranging in age, background and location, have encouraged students to strive for gains in reading and math achievement using READ 180, MATH 180 and System 44, intervention programs that use adaptive technology to personalize instruction and accelerate growth. Tasked with helping kids who have fallen behind due to a variety of personal and academic obstacles, these teachers have made it their mission to ensure all students succeed both in and out of the classroom. "Teachers are the backbone of our society and play a critical role in ensuring...

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