Availity, Jacksonville University Collaborate to Address Nation’s Largest Primary Care Shortage through Nurse Practitioner Education

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Jacksonville-based Availity, the nation’s largest real-time health information network, announced today a new partnership with Jacksonville University, northeast Florida’s leader in healthcare education, to expand access to primary care for millions of Floridians.

With a $100,000 donation from Availity to establish the Availity Nurse Practitioner Scholars Fund at Jacksonville University, qualified nurse practitioners (NPs) may begin to earn the educational credits needed

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SCVNews.com | Supes Approve Funding to Address Digital Divide in County Schools

The drive to close the digital divide in a region with the nation’s largest school-age population gained momentum today when the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a proposal from LACOE to allocate $12.8 million in federal coronavirus relief funds to purchase computer devices and internet connectivity for students in need.

“With most of our students learning from home, a computer device and internet connectivity are now basic school supplies,” said LACOE Superintendent Debra Duardo. “Equity is at the heart of today’s action. Internet connectivity is no longer a luxury but a basic utility that families need to access public education and other critical online services.”

She added, “I am grateful to the Board of Supervisors for their support and for making our students’ needs a priority. Their support will have a tremendous positive impact on our children and families who have been historically underserved.”

LACOE conducted a survey

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Address skills gap, low-tech SMEs to move up FDI value chain



a close up of a computer screen: AI specialists and data scientists are, among others, in high demand. - File pic


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AI specialists and data scientists are, among others, in high demand. – File pic

COVID-19 has stemmed the flow of foreign direct investments (FDIs) worldwide. FDIs will decline by as much as 40 per cent in 2020.

Malaysia may lose as much as half of the flows of last year. For Malaysia, therefore, it is not so much the quantity but the quality of FDIs that should matter.

Accordingly, in its quest to attract the desired investments, the government has designated three catalytic and two high growth sub-sectors in manufacturing.

Manufacturing still retains the nation’s focus despite its shrinking contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP). Its share of GDP fell from 32 per cent in the 1990s to 20 per cent this decade.

This is because of the inherent competitive advantage that we have built in manufacturing since the development of the electrical

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SpringPeople partners with California-based Udacity to address Indian IT industry’s skill gap

BENGALURU: IT training provider SpringPeople has partnered with California-based educational institution Udacity, to train employees of the IT sector on new technologies and applications, said a statement issued today.

The training will address accelerating digital technology adoption across enterprises through in-demand technology learning paths.

“The increasing demand of AI, RPA and data science in professional fields raises the demand of employees in such areas. The nanodegree programmes are designed to provide hands-on training in emerging and cutting-edge technology so that enterprises can recreate their own candidates from within their employee pool,” said Gabe Dalporto, CEO of Udacity.

Udacity specialises in providing industrial training and skill development programmes to learners. It partners with leading technology companies to learn how innovation is transforming industries and further imparts the knowledge and upskills the workforce.

“Udacity has a close association with global tech leaders like Intel, Microsoft, Google, AWS which helps them to offer

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Biden to address Moral Monday event tonight

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In this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles at supporters during a campaign event at Saint Augustine’s University in Raleigh. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will be among the speakers at an online event Monday night led by the Rev. William Barber II and the national Poor People’s Campaign.

According to the Poor People’s Campaign website, both Biden and Pres. Donald Trump were invited to address the priorities of poor and low-income Americans and the national organization’s agenda. Trump did not respond to the invitation, the group said Monday.

The online gathering, titled “Voting is Power Unleashed: National Moral Monday Mass Assembly and Teach-In,” will be live-streamed from 7 to 9 p.m. and will include coordinating committee members in the organization from across the country.

Other noted speakers expected to join include Jane Fonda, Mark

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Georgia State, Georgia Tech Join Technology and Social Science Researchers to Address Injustices – Georgia State University News

ATLANTA—Twenty Georgia State University and Georgia Institute of Technology faculty and graduate students, recently named Public Interest Technology – University Network (PIT-UN) Fellows, are now collaborating on interdisciplinary research projects designed to address historic social and racial inequality in the Southeast.

This PIT-UN program pairs faculty from commuting and the social sciences together to advance justice and improve public well-being via technology. The projects will address problems or challenges related to public health, criminal justice, housing displacement or disinvestment, and nonprofit organizations.

Susan M. Snyder and Scott Jacques, both of Georgia State’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, co-lead the fellowship program with Ellen Zegura of Georgia Tech, which administers the PIT-UN “Network Challenge” grant that funds it. The grant is the first of its kind awarded by PIT-UN, which is supported by the Ford Foundation, New America and the Hewlett Foundation.

“We are grateful to New America and the

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CORRECTION – Architectural Firm AO Launches New Science and Technology Design Studio, Adds New Address in Northern California

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ORANGE, Calif. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
ORANGE, Calif. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a release issued under the same headline on Tuesday, August 11 by AO, please note that the terms “merges” and “merger” should be “acquires” and “acquisition of” in the subheadline and in the first and third paragraphs. The corrected release follows:

Architectural services firm AO today announces the launch of a new design studio, AO Science + Technology, following its acquisition of WHL Architects, a Sunnyvale-based science and technology design firm founded in 1987 by Douglas White, AIA, NCARB. White joins AO as a principal and will spearhead the new science and technology studio alongside AO Partner Rob Budetti.

With offices in three of the nation’s leading life science and tech

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Architectural Firm AO Launches New Science and Technology Design Studio, Adds New Address in Northern California

AO merges with Silicon Valley-based science and technology architecture firm WHL Architects, forming AO Science + Technology

Douglas White, Principal, AO

Douglas White, AIA, NCARB, principal and leader of AO’s Science + Technology Studio

Douglas White, AIA, NCARB, principal and leader of AO’s Science + Technology Studio

ORANGE, Calif. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Architectural services firm AO today announces the launch of a new design studio, AO Science + Technology, following its merger with WHL Architects, a Sunnyvale-based science and technology design firm founded in 1987 by Douglas White, AIA, NCARB. White joins AO as a principal and will spearhead the new science and technology studio alongside AO Partner Rob Budetti.

With offices in three of the nation’s leading life science and tech hubs –  Silicon Valley, San Diego and Orange County – the AO Science + Technology design studio will provide design

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