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IBM VP Joins Grant Thornton's San Diego Office

Chicago-based tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton LLP said Tuesday it was adding a former IBM vice president to its San Diego office as a principal in its advisory practice.

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THE TRADES DEFICIT

EDUCATION: College’s Programs Try to Provide A Skilled Workforce

Six students huddled around a set of small boxes in a dark MiraCosta College classroom. Each of the boxes projected a rainbow of light, part of an optics lab to train potential engineers.

UCSD's Rady School to Offer Course on on Fostering Workplace Compassion, Improving Mental Intelligence

The University of California San Diego said its management school will offer a “Mindful Executive” program, a nondegree course series to mentor business leaders on fostering workplace compassion, improving mental intelligence and dealing with difficult conversations.

District Launches the Park Hillcrest Lunch Loop

The Uptown Community Parking District has partnered with the UC San Diego Health System and the Hillcrest Business Association to pilot a project that aims to shift the demand for parking spaces during weekday lunch hours.

Rady School of Management Earns High Marks in Ranking By The Economist

The Rady School of Management at University of California, San Diego, has been ranked 1st in San Diego, 2nd in California and 33rd globally for its Executive MBA (EMBA) program by The Economist magazine.

Campaign to Share the Profession’s Good Side With Community

The San Diego County Bar Association wants us to be civil.

DeVry Names Pace President of S.D. Campus

EDUCATION: He Was Campus Director In Tampa Previously

DeVry University announced the appointment of Gregory Pace as president of its San Diego campus.

Jack in the Box Reports Q2 Net Earnings of $23 Million

Jack in the Box Inc., parent company to its namesake quick-service chain and to the Qdoba Mexican Grill chain, reported net earnings of $23.0 million or 60 cents per diluted share on revenue of $358.1 million during the company’s second quarter, ended April 12.

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DeVry Appoints President to Lead San Diego Campus

DeVry University announced the appointment of Gregory Pace as president of the San Diego campus.

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AMN Healthcare Reports 60 Percent Jump in Net Income

San Diego-based AMN Healthcare reported continuing positive financial results, with a 60 percent year-over-year spike in net income.

CyberUnited Forms Joint Venture with LIFARS

San Diego-based CyberUnited and New York-based LIFARS said on May 4 that they formed a security consulting joint venture, CyberUnited LIFARS.

Voss Named President of Manchester Hospitality Group

Tom Voss has been named as president of Manchester Hospitality Group, a subsidiary of San Diego-based Manchester Financial Group.

Sempra Reports Q1 Earnings of $437 Million

Sempra Energy reported first quarter 2015 earnings of $437 million, or $1.74 per diluted share, up from $247 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014.

Bridgepoint Announces First Quarter Results

Bridgepoint Education Inc., a San Diego-based provider of postsecondary educational services, reported revenue of $142.5 million for the first quarter of 2015 compared to $157.3 million for the same period in 2014.

MiraCosta College Celebrates Its Official Open House for Technology Career Institute

MiraCosta College is set to celebrate the official open house of its Technology Career Institute facility at 2075 Las Palmas Drive in Carlsbad.