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UNT hires Arkansas State's Grant McCasland as next men's basketball coach
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Tue, Mar 14, 2017

By Brett Vito

Wren Baker vowed just a few days ago to find a proven head coach to take over North Texas' men's basketball program.

UNT's athletic director came through on that promise Monday, when the school announced Grant McCasland has been hired to replace Tony Benford.

The Denton Record-Chronicle reported early Monday afternoon that UNT was close to finalizing a deal to hire Arkansas State's head coach to take over its program.

UNT announced McCasland had been hired a a short time later.

McCasland, 40,  spent just one season at Arkansas State. He was previously...

UNT, TAMS students to compete at international competition
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Tue, Mar 7, 2017 - 2:07pm

By Jenna Duncan

At the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference, 23 students from UNT and TAMS will participate in the competition for young entrepreneurs. 

All 23 competed at the Texas Career Development Conference to qualify for the international event, set for April 19-22 in Anaheim, California. 

The students compete in teams or as individuals in categories that test skills for their future professions. For example, there's competitions for finance specialists, event planners and advertisers. 

Of the UNT students who advanced, 19 are enrolled in Texas Academy of...

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,...