Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Paul Quinn College Launches 36‑Month Urban Scholars Degree Program for High-Achieving Students Who Want to Make a Difference

Posted by Alex Edwards

Paul Quinn College, in partnership with Minerva Project, has announced a new project that is intended to train the future leaders and activists of our country.

The Paul Quinn College x Minerva Urban Scholars Program is an accredited, degree-granting

Dallas College and the Texas Restaurant Association Partner on New Restaurant Certification Amid COVID-19

Posted by Alex Lyda

As occupancy restrictions for Texas restaurants slowly lift, many in the food and hospitality industry want you to be sure of one thing: Restaurants have stepped up their efforts to responsibly serve, cook and clean so guests can once again

CBRE Uses its Return-to-Work Playbook to Help Dallas ISD Safely Reopen

Posted by Michael Wood

The Dallas region is home to a prosperous relationship between the private and public sectors, as the business community and government agencies regularly collaborate, align resources, and scale expertise for the greater good of the region. This is especially true

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in June

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

In June, stories on funding, expansions, and the changing nature of the workplace dominated the Top 10.

From our top story on Toyota Motor North America making two executive changes to AT&T announcing its new enterprise-level home office connectivity plan,

EVERY LAST WORD
‘This is how we are going to be able to say we changed the world.’

Posted by Dallas Innovates | Staff Report

We love folks who have a way with words. 

Here’s a roundup of quotes from North Texas innovators that inspire, inform, motivate, or simply make us laugh.

Dallas Innovates publishes “The Last Word” each day in the Dallas Innovates Every …

Dallas-based Istation Partners With Tackle Tomorrow To Address Students’ Learning Regression Due to ‘COVID-19 Slide’

Posted by Chantal Canales

Children left the classroom for the school year sooner than expected in 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic halting traditional schooling for most children in March and April. To prevent children’s learning loss over the extended break from school, Dallas-based

Introducing Dallas College: DCCCD Gets Single Accreditation Approval

Posted by Alex Edwards

After three months of waiting, Dallas County Community College District has officially been approved to unify as a single institution: Dallas College.

DCCCD announced recently that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) approved its plan …

DI People: Mohr Partners, UT Dallas Callier Center, Stream Realty Partners, Bank of Texas Make Moves

Posted by Alex Edwards

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations.

Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are the people moves …

Calendar: Not-to-Miss Virtual Events for Innovators in Dallas-Fort Worth

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

North Texas has plenty to see, hear, and watch. 

But in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, things to do are a little different. We’ve rounded up a few events and activities for innovators so you can stay involved from

A New Dallas Nonprofit Amplifies Black-Owned Tutoring Companies

Posted by Sophia Gonzalez

Black Tutors of Social Media is a new Black-owned nonprofit resource base that connects students, educators, and parents with fellow Black-owned tutoring companies.

Black Tutors of Social Media is geared towards helping students of color receive an education from mentors …

ExamSoft, a Provider of Anti-Cheating Tech, Experiences Growth In an Age Of Online Education

Posted by Riley Farrell

Last March, classes across the country pivoted to an online format on short notice and pushed testing into digital disorder, causing companies like ExamSoft, an education tech company with a secure testing solution, to become more essential than ever.

Used …

SMU Partners with 2U and Over 30 Universities to Launch $3M Scholarship Fund

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Over a third of Americans think they’ll need more education if they lose their job as a result of the ongoing pandemic, with Black Americans and Latinos more likely than white Americans to have been laid off, according to research

New Texas Women’s Foundation Report Shows Women Hold a Huge Stake in Texas’ Workforce

Posted by Alex Edwards

Texas Women’s Foundation has released the findings of its Economic Issues for Women in Texas 2020 report, which examines the economic status of Texas women in regard to gender, race, and ethnicity. It showed that women make up half the

DI People: TREC, Farmer Brothers, McKesson, TDIndustries Make Moves

Posted by Alex Edwards

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations.

Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are the people moves …

ICYMI: What’s New and Next in Dallas-Fort Worth Innovation

Posted by Quincy Preston

News travels fast, and we’re here to help you keep up.

Every weekday, Dallas Innovates brings you up to date on what you may have missed in the region’s top innovation news, from startup to enterprise, education to invention, and …

Dallas Innovates’ 10 Most Popular Stories in May

Posted by Quincy Preston

In May, stories on hiring, talent, and the workplace dominated the Top 10.

From our top story on hiring for Amazon’s new fulfillment center in Oak Cliff to Bottle Rockets’ new “work from wherever” policy to Google’s digital skills training,

DI People: Hillwood, Front Burner Restaurants, Veritex Bank Make Executive Moves

Posted by Alex Edwards

Across North Texas, companies are promoting and hiring people to take on leadership positions within their organizations.

Dallas Innovates covers prominent personnel moves in Dallas-Fort Worth businesses and nonprofits—from the newest startups to well-established companies. Here are the people moves …

Attention, Jobseekers and Small Business Owners: Google is Now Offering Digital Skills Training for Free Online

Posted by Alex Edwards

Nearly every facet of everyday life went virtual in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and education was one of the country’s biggest adjustments.

We previously told you about a number of local and national organizations deploying online resources to …

Dallas International School Launches COVID-19 Webinar Series Welcoming Experts Across Industries to Discuss Issues Impacting Community

Posted by Dallas International School

Dallas International School (DIS), an established private international school in Dallas offering a unique multi-lingual and multi-cultural education, has launched a COVID-19 webinar series that will discuss community-related issues surrounding the current COVID-19 global pandemic. The webinar series is set

Dallas’ Paul Quinn, JPMorgan Chase Join More Than 20 Black Leaders in a Virtual Celebration for Grads

Posted by Lauren Hawkins

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, most academic institutions have had to cancel or postpone their graduation ceremonies. But Paul Quinn College (PQC) president Dr. Michael Sorrell came up with an idea for a virtual commencement ceremony, which has come together