‘Clients in the News’ Archive

Client In the News: Hispanic Scholarship Foundation Calls for 14 Million Degrees in 14 Years

2011 Feb 23
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Frank Alvarez, president and CEO of the Hispanic Scholarship Fund contributed the following point of view to Daniel de Vise’s Washington Post blog: College Inc. We need 14 million more Hispanic degrees As Hispanic Americans watch the batches of data flow out from the U.S. Census Bureau we have both a sense of pride and [...]

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A Brand Voice Getting Noticed:Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

2010 Dec 16
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The blogosphere is taking note of the mission of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School to teach business “with humanity in mind.” Check out BrandSinger‘s post/reaction to the new campaign launched in partnership with Lipman Hearne.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Helping Hispanics Helps the U.S.

2010 Dec 14
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The Hispanic Scholarship Fund wants every Hispanic household to have at least one adult with a college degree by 2025. Find out how meeting this goal could result in an estimated $13 billion in additional public revenues (among other nation-strengthening benefits) in this article by Frank Alvarez and James McNamara. _______________________________________________ The Hispanic Scholarship Fund [...]

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It’s Not Just the Money: Hispanic Scholarship Fund Tackles Cultural Barriers

2010 Oct 5
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Today marks a significant milestone for our client, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. After months of behind-the-scenes planning with our public affairs team, HSF announced its new “Generation 1st Degree,” program at its first Education Summit, held in New York City. This program aims to ensure that at least one person in every Hispanic household earns [...]

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Community Colleges Earn Accolades for Real Results

2010 Sep 9
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Anyone with even a cursory knowledge of higher education knows that “college completion rates” and “data-driven solutions” have become more important than ever before in public debates and media coverage. National and state-level policymakers, along with college presidents, are paying closer attention to these issues – or at the very least, they are pledging to [...]

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2010 Halfway Mark: Looking Back on Many “Welcomes”

2010 Jun 29
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Céad míle fáilte: While the Irish greeting for “100,000 Welcomes” hasn’t translated exactly to  that number of new client relationships in 2010, we have had quite the busy first two quarters at Lipman Hearne establishing new partnerships. We are proud of, and excited by, the collaborations that are underway and would like to take a [...]

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Reputation is On the Line When Choosing New Deans

2010 Mar 26
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Upon reading the first article in a three-part Business Week series examining high-profile searches for new business school deans, it struck me that it is hard to overstate the importance of getting this process right. As with a corporate CEO position, the individual leading each of these institutions — or at any top business school [...]

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Education-focused Nonprofit Launches: Complete College America

2010 Mar 10
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Complete College America is a new nonprofit focused solely on dramatically increasing the nation’s college completion rates.  CCA is funded and supported by the Gates, Lumina, Carnegie, Kellogg, and Ford foundations.  CCA was launched last week with a national media teleconference and media outreach. One aspect of CCA’s mission is its Alliance of States.  These [...]

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How to Bring Messages to Life on Capitol Hill

2010 Feb 19
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When you work for a member of Congress, your life can be a blur of meetings, phone calls, and events. Sometimes there’s not a good opportunity to learn about an issue in depth.  Lipman Hearne was proud to help the First Five Years Fund create an interactive, multimedia exhibit that informs Hill staff about early [...]

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Obesity a Matter of National Security?

2010 Feb 10
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The answer is yes, according to First Lady Michelle Obama and members of Mission: Readiness. Mrs. Obama is using the bully pulpit to raise awareness of the obesity issue and the epidemic’s impact on all aspects of society. As she pointed out during the launch of her awareness program on February 9, obesity is seen [...]

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