Entrepreneurship and Inclusion in the Creative Economy

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Entrepreneurship is a way that many young People of Color are circumventing the gatekeepers and barriers-to-entry that exist within traditional companies — no more HR departments, resumes, and college degrees are needed in order to enter a field. Instead, entrepreneurs need smarts, training, hustle, dedication, stamina, networks and grit — things More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Saratoga Partnership and Albany Can Code Join Forces to Launch Computer Programming Education and Training in Saratoga County

The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership, Saratoga County, NY’s economic development agency, and Albany Can Code, a nonprofit dedicated to growing the Capital Region’s tech talent pipeline, today announced More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
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Spa Mirbeau to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary with Launch of Mirbeau Exclusives Body Care and Gift Collections

Spa Mirbeau, a day resort conveniently located at Crossgates Mall by The Mirbeau Companies, leaders in the development and management of premier boutique hotels, spas and resorts, is celebrating a year of bringing More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School Photo Release: Following a Family Tradition

Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School junior April Richards prepares a torch for cutting at the Albany campus recently. Richards, of Guilderland, is pursuing career training through Capital Region BOCES More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Living Resources Receives $100,000 Grant from Special Needs Program to Expand Presence in Colombia County

Living Resources is pleased to announce it has received a $100,000 grant from the Special Needs Program, Inc.(SNP) The funds from this grant will be utilized to support Living Resources’ growth in the Columbia More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Goldstein Auto Group Donates Dodge Caravan to Hudson Valley Automotive Department

Students in Hudson Valley’s Automotive Technical Services program now have another vehicle to use for hands-on diagnostics and repair in their classes, thanks to a donation from the Goldstein Auto Group. Goldstein More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Donation Shifts Learning into High Gear for These Capital Region BOCES Students

What do you do when a $20,000 diesel engine is dropped on delivery? Give it a new life as a learning tool for future diesel mechanics. That is exactly what Albany Truck Sales did Friday when the Capital Region BOCES More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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CAP COM Announces Recipients for Military to Fly Home

CAP COM Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Verizon, is “reuniting hearts” with its Reunite Flight program. The program was founded to help active-duty military personnel travel to be with their families More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Clarkson Chem-E Car Team Places 4th in National Event

The Clarkson University Chem-E Car Team continued to build on their successful season in Pittsburgh, PA at the AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) 2018 Annual Meeting last month. The Clarkson team of More...

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By Jody Mengistab On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Jason Capello Joins Adworkshop as Creative Director

Adworkshop, a full-service marketing agency with offices in Lake Placid and Saratoga Springs, continues to ramp up an expansion plan with the hire of Jason Capello as Creative Director. Capello, a graduate from More...