Archive of: Military

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Inaugural class of IT program to be honored

Saint Martin’s University, Joint Base Lewis-McChord and Microsoft will mark the achievement of 22 service members who will have completed the inaugural Microsoft Software & Systems Academy pilot program during a private ceremony next week.

November 2013

PLU among best schools for vets

Local universities, including Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) and Evergreen State College, were named among the best colleges and universities for veterans by U.S. News & World Report.

November 2013

From BE: New chamber for Des Moines?

In today’s bi-weekly Business Examiner edition, Arnie Aurellano covers a standing-room-only crowd considering whether the SeaTac-area community of Des Moines needs its own chamber of commerce.

November 2013

Microsoft promises to hire class of vets

Twenty-two transitioning service members can rest easy come December. As the first cohort of students learning under a partnership between Microsoft and Saint Martin’s University, they have been guaranteed entry-level roles as software testers with either Microsoft or Launch Consulting, the technology consulting firm administering the program.

November 2013

Operation: GoodJobs gets $75K from Wells Fargo

Today, Wells Fargo awarded $75,000 to Tacoma Goodwill’s Operation: GoodJobs for its veteran’s career transition program.

November 2013

Microsoft & St. Martin’s link up for vets

Microsoft Corp. today announced a new program to provide software development training and testing to U.S. active duty service members transitioning out of the military. Joint Base Lewis McChord will host the first Microsoft Software & Systems Academy.

November 2013

Saint Martin’s brings MBA to JBLM

Lacey-based Saint Martin’s University is bringing its MBA program to Joint Base Lewis McChord. While primarily for service members, veterans and family members, others may enroll as space is available.

November 2013

"Operation: Goodjobs" gets Wounded Warriors funds

The Wounded Warrior Project, a veterans service nonprofit dedicated to offering services for wounded veterans, has awarded $49,313 to Tacoma Goodwill's "Operation: GoodJobs" program.

October 2013

New JBLM construction for Nat’l Guard

Washington Army National Guard will break ground on a new Information Operations readiness Center in a Thursday ceremony on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

October 2013
BLOG:  Too old for a MBA?

BLOG: Too old for a MBA?

There are some things you can never be too old to do. Eat ice cream for dinner. Learn from your mistakes. And, according to some, earn your MBA. Local MBA program leaders say the average age of their students hasn’t changed in recent years, but they’re not opposed to the idea.

October 2013
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