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Local Universities Expand International Programs to Meet Growing Demand
As U.S. companies increasingly compete for international trade, local universities are ramping up their efforts to prepare their business students to meet the challenge.
Amelia Sanchez has joined Crosbie Gliner Schiffman Southard & Swanson LLP (CGS3) as senior counsel. Sanchez brings to CGS3 more than 18 years of commercial real estate and transactional experience representing national, regional and local companies.
MEDICINE: Program Helps High-Risk Patients To Follow Care Regimen
Scripps Health has embarked on a collaboration with insurance agency Cigna Healthcare to better coordinate services between providers and patients, potentially lowering the cost of health care to employer groups.
PriceSmart Inc. said its board of directors declared cash dividends of 70 cents per share, with 35 cents being payable on Feb. 27 to stockholders of record as of Feb. 13. Another 35 cents will be payable on Aug. 31 to stockholders of record as of Aug. 14.
The Eastridge Group of Staffing Cos. rebranded itself to become Eastridge Workforce Solutions.
Design and consulting firm Stantec, based in Canada with offices in San Diego, has signed a merger agreement with design firm Sparling, whose San Diego office provides electrical engineering and architectural lighting work, and its lighting design division Candela.
Palomar Specialty Insurance Co., based in La Jolla, said it completed a $17.5 million surplus note issuance in a private placement to RenaissanceRe Ventures Ltd., and to funds under management by a premier asset manager.
SD Sports Innovators, the nonprofit business accelerator that connects entrepreneurs in the active sports industry to veterans and experts, said it is accepting applications for its SDSI Springboard program through March 6.
NewSchool of Architecture & Design said it has been selected as the West Coast venue for World Information Architecture Day (WIAD) 2015, a global one-day event Feb. 21 that focuses on improving how digital technologies intersect with everyday life.
National Funding, a San Diego private small business lender, said it expanded its business to include broker services to fund loans.
The Financial Times has named the MBA programs at the University of San Diego and the University of California, San Diego as among the 100 best in the world.
San Diego-based EDF Renewable Energy announced recently that the 200-megawatt Hereford Wind Project in Texas reached commercial operation in December. In addition, tax equity financing closed with BNY Mellon and MUFG Union Bank N.A. Financial details were not disclosed.
Lots of news at Higgs Fletcher & Mack. Loren Freestone, AnneElise Goetz and Jason Ross were recently promoted to partner. Their promotions bring the organization’s partner total to 49.
EDUCATION: Two Local Schools Among 15 Chosen in the State
MiraCosta College and Mesa College have been given the initial OK by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors to host pilot baccalaureate programs.
LEGAL: Compliance More Difficult for Some Firms
Burke Jones mulls a list of expenses for his three UPS Store franchises.