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D CEO and Dallas Innovates revealed the winners of the 2024 Innovation Awards at an event on January 24, 2023 held at On the Levee in the Design District.

Meet the Winners:
D CEO, Dallas Innovates Honor Top Innovators at 2024 Awards

At the annual Innovation Awards event, Dallas Innovates and D CEO revealed the winners in 17 categories and recognized all 74 North Texas finalists.
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Dallas-Based Tricolor Foundation Announces $200K In Gifts To Support Higher Education in Hispanic Communities
by | Dec 18, 2023
“Our mission is to clear the path so that every member of our Hispanic communities has the opportunity to reach their full potential," said Regina Montoya, the foundation's executive director.
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Dallas College Receives $1M Job Training Grant From Texas Workforce Commission
by | Dec 7, 2023

A Skills Development Fund (SDF) grant award totaling $1,009,383 to Dallas College by the Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with Mint Dentistry, Kpost Company, Kpost Roofing, On-Target Supplies and Logistics, and The Richards Group was announced Thursday by Gov....

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The Last Word: Dallas College’s Ben Magill On the SMU-Led Proposal Landing the Texoma National Semiconductor Tech Hub, 1 of 4 in the U.S.
by | Nov 7, 2023
In late October, Dallas won its second federal innovation hub award in two months when the Texoma Semiconductor Tech Hub landed in the city as part of 31 nationwide tech hubs designated by the Biden-Harris administration.
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Dallas College and Jobs for the Future Team Up on Innovation Challenge for the ‘Next Big Idea’ in VR and XR Tech for Small Businesses

by | Oct 13, 2023
Jobs for the Future, a national nonprofit, and Dallas College are hosting an Innovation Challenge the week of October 16 "to allow Dallas-based small business owners and community visionaries to partner with technology developers to discover the next big idea" in VR technology.
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Ready to Level Up Your Business? Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program Application is Fast Approaching
by | Sep 22, 2023

Entrepreneurs who want to take their small business to the next level can apply for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.

Free to participants, a 12-week program, facilitated in North Texas by Dallas College, focuses on business growth and provides education, a network of small business leaders and advisors, and access to capital....

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Lyda Hill Philanthropies Awards Texas Woman’s University Grant for New STEM Pathways
by | Aug 25, 2023
The project started with a successful pilot earlier this year. The new grant will fund one-day experiential STEM learning opportunities for 100 community college students from Dallas College, North Central Texas College, and Tarrant County College, and paid, two-week internships for 10 students.
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SBA Chief in Dallas: ‘We Are Becoming the Startup Nation’
by | Aug 9, 2023
Since January 2021, a record 12.2 million new business applications have been filed nationwide—with Texas alone contributing 1.1 million. Speaking at a Dallas event, Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman emphasized ongoing efforts to support Americans in realizing their entrepreneurial dreams.
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Tech Titans to Induct North Texas Veteran CIO into Hall of Fame

Tech industry leader Gertrude ‘Trude’ Van Horn is poised to be inducted into the distinguished Tech Titans Hall of Fame.

The outgoing CIO of Irving-based NCH Corp.—a veteran CIO with decades of IT leadership experience—will be the 12th person inaugurated into the organization’s Hall of Fame during ceremonies on Sept. 29 at the annual Tech Titans Awards presented by Dallas College....

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Dallas College and Gainwell Technologies have been awarded grants totaling $1,045,269 from the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor to provide advanced training through Dallas College for more than 500 employees at Irving-based Gainwell. Logos pictured.
Dallas College, Gainwell Technologies Receive More Than $1M in Grants for Specialized Training
by | Jun 8, 2023
Dallas College and Irving-based Gainwell Technologies have been awarded grants by the Texas Workforce Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor to provide specialized training in the healthcare industry. This training encompasses cutting-edge technologies such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and advanced data analytics.
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‘Mini-MBA’ for Food-Related Businesses: Santander Opens Applications for Free Cultivate Small Business Program
by | May 11, 2023

Santander announced that applications are open for Cohort 8 of its Cultivate Small Business program for small food businesses in Dallas, Philadelphia, and Miami.

Santander said the program is “like a mini-MBA for food businesses” and is fully funded by Santander Bank....

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The Future 50 in Dallas-Fort Worth 2023: Meet the Game-Changing Disruptors Driving Innovation and Impact
by | Mar 16, 2023
These standouts—startup founders, tech pioneers, educators, creators, social innovators, and business leaders—are transforming entire industries and making waves in their respective fields. 
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Dallas College Partners with U. of Arizona Global Campus on Allied Health Programs

Dallas College and the University of Arizona Global Campus are teaming up to offer concurrent enrollment to around 3,000 students with Dallas College Allied Health Programs. The agreement will provide opportunities for Dallas College students who are working on associate degrees to concurrently enroll with UAGC to work on upper division classes—and conceivably graduate at both Dallas College and UAGC at the same time.
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The Last Word: Dallas College’s Ben Magill on Sustainable Cities and Communities
Magill spoke last week at the annual summit of the Regional Center of Expertise of North Texas—a network of multidisciplinary stakeholders, including higher education institutions, businesses, non-governmental organizations, community associations, and local, regional, state and federal government agencies. His panel addressed Sustainable Development Goal #11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.
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The Last Word: Mesquite’s Kim Buttram on the City’s Manufacturing Day
Buttram says there are "so many careers to choose from—and we're making sure Mesquite connects the best and brightest!" The city plans to do that on October 14 by holding its third annual Manufacturing Day at Vanguard High School, 4201 Faithon P. Lucas Sr. Blvd. in Mesquite. Presented by the Mesquite Business Retention and Expansion Task Force, the event aims to connect Mesquite ISD juniors and seniors—as well as Dallas College students—with local manufacturers and manufacturing careers.
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Meet the Inaugural Board of Directors of the Dallas Economic Development Corporation
by | Aug 24, 2022
The newly created Dallas Economic Development Corporation is a nonprofit aimed at attracting new businesses to the city, while supporting economic and workforce development. Formed with the help of $7 million in federal money from the American Rescue Plan Act, the Dallas EDC now has its first board of directors, after receiving approval from the Dallas City Council. “The corporation will play an integral part in growing the Dallas business community, and we need passionate and qualified people at the helm,” said Councilmember Tennell Atkins, chairman of the city’s Economic Development Committee.
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