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Staffer earns professional award
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Tue, Mar 7, 2017 - 2:07pm

By Jenna Duncan

The American College Personnel Association awarded Nicholas Fuselier, assistant director for experiential learning at the College of Health and Public Service, with the Annuit Coeptis Emerging Professional Award. 

He is one of five emerging professionals nationwide who are being recognized for their contributions to student affairs. 

In his role at UNT, Fuselier is coordinating the Hungry for Change initiative, a group of programs about food insecurity. Events in the initiative included drives for the food pantry at UNT and establishing Little Free Pantries across Denton....

Louis Vuitton Names New Americas President
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Fri, Feb 24, 2017

PARIS — Louis Vuitton has tapped Texas-born Lanessa Elrod to become its new president of the Americas zone, effective April 1, WWD has learned.

This story first appeared in the February 27, 2017 issue of WWD.  See More.

She succeeds Anthony Ledru, who is to relocate to Paris to become Vuitton’s executive vice president, commercial activities, on the same date.

Ledru takes over that role from...

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State's higher education law conference coming to UNT
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Thu, Mar 2, 2017 - 2:07pm

By Jenna Duncan

Early registration is still available for the Texas Higher Education Law Conference, a two-day conference to educate attendees about state and federal education laws and regulations.

The conference will feature university professionals from the private and public sectors, as well as lawyers. Topics will include student legal issues, first amendment rights and the dangers of technology. 

The conference is open to students, faculty, staff and the general public. Early registration ends Friday, March 10, and full registration ends Friday, March 24. The conference is scheduled for Monday,...

Student lands prestigious journalism internship
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Tue, Mar 7, 2017 - 2:07pm

By Jenna Duncan

Alexis Reese, a senior broadcast and digital journalism major, will spend her summer at Arizona State University for the Carnegie-Knight News21 multimedia investigative reporting initiative. 

She is one of 20 students chosen for the paid summer internship program, and the second student from the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism in two years to get the offer.

The topic for summer's investigation is already set: Examining contamination and pollution of drinking water, and how that impacts communities nationwide. This semester, she's doing an online seminar to prepare for the...

UNT alum funding entrepreneurial competition for students
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Tue, Feb 7, 2017 - 2:07pm

By Jenna Duncan

Students can apply to take place in a "Shark Tank" style competition to get money to start their business concepts and earn up to $10,000. 

Jerome "Bruzzy" Westheimer, a UNT alumnus and philanthropist based in Oklahoma, is funding the Westheimer New Venture Competition, which is set for Friday, April 28. 

Teams of three can apply, and 12 will be chosen to pitch their plans at the event to a panel of judges in 15-minute presentations. First-place winners will get $10,000, second place gets $5,000 and third place gets $1,000.

To apply, students need to be at least...