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Careers in Social and Community Service Management in Demand

In today’s economy, it’s difficult to find any career field that is growing, much less at a faster than average rate, but according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that’s just what you’ll find when you decide to become a Social and Community Service Manager. Most people are aware that the boom in the healthcare industry is related to the rise in the elderly population, thanks to baby boomers reaching retirement age. Few people realize the effect that this aging population has on the social and community service industry, however.

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Breaking the Sound Barrier: What Does It Mean for Aviation Technologists?

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What’s faster than the speed of sound and able to free-fall 24 miles in just nine minutes? This isn’t a riddle, but even so, there’s only one answer—Felix Baumgartner. The former military parachutist turned daredevil achieved what no skydiver has done before when he broke the sound barrier on October 14, 2012 near Roswell, New Mexico, jumping from a mind-boggling and stomach-churning 128,000 feet in the air.

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Everglades University Student: Dawn Burnett Webb

Since graduating  as a Major in Alternative Medicine from the Everglades University  campus, Dawn’s career has gone on to really soar, from appearing on the TODAY Show on NBC to The Dr. Oz Show and publishing her first book, an autobiography entitled “True Confessions of the Heart.” Dawn Burnett Webb is…

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Higher Education: Changing the Face of Construction

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There was a time where a construction manager, superintendent or general contractor earned their titles by coming up through the ranks–years of hard work in the field and hands-on experience. By the end of the 20th century, technological advancements, software and web applications created a new demand. Labor specialization occurred in…

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Latest Aviation Technology: Studies on Wake Vortices Could Make Flying Safer and More Efficient

Aviation Technology Planning in Educational Programs

Wake Vortices Research Shows the Path to Aviation Safety While frequent flyers in the United States fear that federal budget cuts may compromise flight safety, European researchers are embarking on creating the latest aviation technology designed to make air travel not only safer, but more efficient as well. What is…

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Louisiana Prepares for State and Federal Renewable Energy Mandates

Louisiana Renewable Energy Program Like most major utility companies in the United States, those in Louisiana haven’t always embraced the idea of tapping into renewable energy sources. Propelled by a 2010 pilot program approved by the Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC), however, reluctant power companies are finally making measurable gains…

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