Florida Tech & Science

Jillian Stewart Looks Back on Her Medical Training and Career, From Canada to the Caribbean and Beyond

21 02 2018

Jillian Stewart's career in medicine has seen her travel thousands of miles in the pursuit of excellence. Press Release - updated: Feb 21, 2018 14:59 EST JENSEN BEACH, Fla., February 21, 2018 - A Fellow of The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2017 saw Jillian Stewart celebrate a decade in her profession as a medical practitioner. "My first big move, as part of my medical career, was from Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, to the Netherlands Antilles," says Stewart. From there, she would travel across the U.S., spending time in Georgia, Missouri, South Dakota and Florida. "I originally started a course in general biology at Malaspina University-College in Nanaimo, before transferring to the University of British Columbia to complete a Bachelor of Science," says Stewart of her early medical education. It was from Vancouver's University of British Columbia that she would graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology, in 2002. "I...

Experience Redefines Student Ticketing With All Mobile Platform

21 02 2018

ATLANTA, Feb. 21, 2018 -- Experience (expapp.com) announced today that its mobile ticketing platform has redefined student ticketing at multiple NCAA schools by allowing students to use their mobile device to scan into games, thus eliminating the hassle of using their student ID as a ticket, printing a paper ticket, or waiting in line at the box office. Experience's 100 percent mobile option for students simplifies traditional student ticketing by combining text message reminders about game day with an easy-to-use interface that can be integrated into a school's existing mobile app.  Just this past football season, more than 51,000 unique students accessed mobile tickets with an additional 9,500 student guest tickets sold. Mobile Student Ticketing from Experience Experience's all-mobile student ticketing adds the opportunity for schools to increase an existing revenue stream by enabling students to purchase guest tickets in just three taps...

FIU College of Business Wins Top Ranking from HR.com for Two Human Resources Programs

21 02 2018

MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FIU’s Master of Science in Human Resource Management and undergraduate human resources program have been ranked #1 in the U.S. for 2018 by HR.com at the February LEAD conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. This is not the first time FIU’s HR programs have been honored. The Master of Science in Human Resource Management program was ranked #2 in 2016 and 2017, and the undergraduate program was ranked #2 last year. FIU’s Center for Leadership also won accolades in the 2018 HR.com rankings, with two #1 rankings. Its academic director, Nathan Hiller, PhD, is a member of the College of Business faculty. “We are very proud of these rankings,” said Joanne Li, dean of FIU’s College of Business. “We also take great pride in the outstanding leaders and faculty members who make our programs excellent choices for ambitious HR professionals." The recognition comes at an important time for the HR profession, said Marc Weinstein, PhD, academic director...

Elite Transportation Services Announces Exclusive Partnership With Leading Autonomous Vehicle Company

21 02 2018

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018 -- Florida-based Elite Transportation Services is expanding into the autonomous vehicle industry by becoming the exclusive provider of operational support for Olli, an autonomous self-driving shuttle developed and owned by Local Motors of Arizona."From airports to university campuses, a vehicle like Olli transforms the way we think about mass transportation," said Dane Grey, CEO of Elite Transportation Services. "We are excited to partner with Local Motors to offer our expertise in transportation support and technology, making it easier for organizations to own and operate a fleet of autonomous shuttles."Local Motors developed Olli in 2016 as a self-driving shuttle designed for sites using low-speed mass transit, such as airports, campuses, hospitals and municipalities. The shuttle – operated by ETS – has a maximum speed of 25 mph and includes speech recognition capabilities that allow the vehicle to talk to passengers.In its partnership with Local...

Lightbridge Academy Celebrates 20 Years of Caring With Sweepstakes Winner Receiving Child Care for a Year

21 02 2018

ISELIN, N.J. February 21, 2018 Lightbridge Academy, a leading early education child care franchise with 30 open centers serving more than 3,500 children, is celebrating its 20th anniversary in business by giving away one year of child care. The sweepstakes, which ran throughout January, was open to both families already enrolled and to potential new families in the areas where the centers are currently operating across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. Randall and Cathy Thomas of Baldwin, New York, won the sweepstakes at random and are now receiving care for one of their children for the next year without having to make a single payment. The couple has two children enrolled at Lightbridge Academy, their son Axel is two and a half and their daughter Sloane is one year old. Cathy is an attorney at Progressive with her office on Long Island, sometimes having to go to court across the boroughs of New York City. Randall is a loan consultant at Associated Mortgage Bankers, working...

Future Digital Finance Announces Full Speaker Lineup and Agenda

21 02 2018

NEW YORK February 21, 2018 The organizers of Future Digital Finance (March 26-27), have announced their full agenda and speaker list for 2018 featuring thought-provoking panel discussions and interactive roundtables with executives from Chase, Discover Financial Services, Mastercard and U.S. Bank. The event is designed to help marketers transform their digital priorities in customer success, machine learning and UX. Over 150+ senior-level decision makers from all sides of finance will join us at the breathtaking Omni Amelia Island resort on Amelia Island, Florida for 2 days of curated networking. The 2018 agenda is complete with information on the latest industry trends, as well as the future challenges that are top of mind for marketers, including: Being Truly Innovative – Leveraging Data Design Thinking: Creatively Framing Challenges Measuring the Impact of UX Understanding the Future of Blockchain The Rise of the Traditional Online Bank Rethinking the Branch – Omni-channel...

Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK) to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

21 02 2018

 ADVISORY, Feb. 21, 2018 --What: Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq:BLNK), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.In honor of the occasion, Michael D. Farkas, Executive Chairman and Founder, will ring the Opening Bell. Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen:Thursday, February 22, 2018 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ETBlink Charging Co. Media Contact:Suzanne Tamargo305-521-0200 [email protected] MarketSite Media Contact:Emily Pan(646) [email protected] Information:Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West18 mhz LowerDL 3811 VerticalFEC 3/4SR 13.235DR 18.295411MOD 4:2:0DVBS QPSKSocial Media:For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies, please visit our Facebook page:http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.For photos from ceremonies...

Elite Transportation Services Announces Exclusive Partnership With Leading Autonomous Vehicle Company

21 02 2018

Press Release - updated: Feb 21, 2018 10:00 EST JACKSONVILLE, Fla., February 21, 2018 - Florida-based Elite Transportation Services is expanding into the autonomous vehicle industry by becoming the exclusive provider of operational support for Olli, an autonomous self-driving shuttle developed and owned by Local Motors of Arizona. “From airports to university campuses, a vehicle like Olli transforms the way we think about mass transportation,” said Dane Grey, CEO of Elite Transportation Services. “We are excited to partner with Local Motors to offer our expertise in transportation support and technology, making it easier for organizations to own and operate a fleet of autonomous shuttles.” Local Motors developed Olli in 2016 as a self-driving shuttle designed for sites using low-speed mass transit, such as airports, campuses, hospitals and municipalities. The shuttle – operated by ETS – has a maximum speed of 25 mph and includes speech recognition capabilities that allow the...

Cruise Planners® Welcomes Travel Franchise Insider Scott Koepf to Senior Leadership Team

21 02 2018

“Cruise Planners’ reputation and innovations are exceptional, and I am thrilled to join Michelle, Vicky and the rest of the Cruise Planners team," said Scott Koepf, Cruise Planners new VP of Strategic Development. "Not to mention my lifetime desire to wear green shoes will now be fulfilled.” CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. February 21, 2018 Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative, welcomes Scott Koepf as Vice President of Strategic Development to the nation’s leading home-based travel agency network. “I’ve known Scott for more than 20 years and we are excited for him to join our powerhouse executive team,” said Michelle Fee, CEO and founder of Cruise Planners, an American Express Travel Representative. “His impressive background in the travel industry allows us to tap into his diverse experience, skills and knowledge. Having Scott on our team will help us continue our mission to innovate, grow and evolve.” In his new role, Koepf will support the growth of...

School Shootings: Mental Health Watchdog Says Psychotropic Drug Use by School Shooters Merits Federal Investigation

21 02 2018

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