The forefront of medical discovery at Pennington

The Pennington Biomedical Research Center is at the forefront of medical discovery as it relates to understanding the causes of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer and dementia. It is a campus of the Louisiana State University System and conducts basic, clinical and population research. The research enterprise at the Center includes approximately 80 faculty and more than…

Exquisite Bridal Gowns by Suzanne Perron

  BATON ROUGE – Famous designer and LSU alumna Suzanne Perron considers herself as much a dressmaker as a designer.   “I take no offense if someone calls me a dressmaker, because that’s what I do,” she said.   The upcoming exhibit at the LSU Museum of Art, titled “Revealed: Exquisite Gowns by Suzanne Perron,” will…

Train to be a World Class Entrepreneur

  BATON ROUGE – Aaron Dirks, president of the Louisiana chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization and co-founder of the Association of Corporate Growth Louisiana Chapter, will be the next speaker in LSU Executive Education’s Breakfast to Business series. The event is scheduled for Feb. 19, at the Business Education Complex. This Breakfast to Business is…

Respected Band Director Endorses A+ Music School

Derrick Walker, graduate of Southern University and highly acclaimed band director in Baton Rouge at Christian Life Academy, has given his open endorsement to the A+ Music School (Source here on Facebook). Walker is also the Associate Director of the Louisiana Sounds of Dynamite All-Star Band and marched with the Southern University’s “Human Juke Box” in President Clinton’s inaugural…

Unified Payments #1 on Inc. 500, three years sales growth of 23,646%

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500|5000 This tribute would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of our talented team at Unified Payments, our business partners and our merchants. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2012 Inc. magazine today ranked Unified Payments as the top company…

Three Mega-trends in Manufacturing

Winning the Future of Manufacturing Abstract: Dan Brutto, President, UPS International, addressed major trends that can positively impact the future of manufacturers. “The stakes are high. Businesses that fail to adapt could become irrelevant. Those at the front of the pack stand to gain a huge competitive advantage.” Welcome and greetings. I’m delighted to be here…

Dr. Stephen R. Covey, Renowned Author, Speaker and Consultant Influenced Many in Baton Rouge & World

Franklin Covey Co. Announces the Passing of Dr. Stephen R. Covey, Renowned Author, Speaker and Consultant SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 16, 2012– Franklin Covey Co. (NYSE:FC) today announced that Dr. Stephen R. Covey, co-founder and a former vice-chairman and director of FranklinCovey, passed away peacefully this morning due to the residual effects of a bicycle accident he suffered…