Louisiana Tech University Office of University Communications
Published 10:00 a.m. CT Oct. 14, 2020
Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday that provides GSU accounting undergraduates accelerated entry into Louisiana Tech’s Master of Accountancy program.
Louisiana Tech President Les Guice was joined by Grambling President Rick Gallot in Tech’s College of Business to officially sign the MOU.
“Today, we’re able to sign an agreement that will create greater opportunity for students of both Louisiana Tech and Grambling State,” Guice said. “Our partnership will prepare our shared students to sit for the CPA exam and begin successful careers even sooner. Together, we will help many students achieve their academic goals, and I know they will then make a positive impact on our region and state.”
Tech’s concurrent MAcc option allows accounting majors with a 3.2 GPA and less than 30 hours of coursework
LOGIX Fiber Networks, a Texas-based business connectivity company with more than 280,000 miles of fiber across Texas, has recently partnered with telecommunications, data center, cybersecurity and cloud solutions master agent MicroCorp. Adding MicroCorp expands LOGIX’s footprint in the state of Texas and will accelerate growth across key business drivers for LOGIX.
LOGIX has provided carrier-grade, fiber network services to Texas businesses for more than 35 years and owns the state’s largest independent network with over 3,000 on-net buildings, 6,200 route miles of metro fiber, 2,800 route miles of long-haul fiber and is on-net in 100+ data centers in major Texas cities.
Similarly, for more than 30 years, MicroCorp has been a leading national master agent for telecommunications, cybersecurity, data center, and cloud services, working to simplify the purchase and integration of IT services for their vast partner network.
“MicroCorp is an established and leading master agent,
Warranty Master has rebranded as ScalePad and launched software-centric asset lifecycle management (ALM) capabilities for MSPs, the company disclosed this morning. The overall goal: Provide MSPs with a complete view of customers’ hardware and software infrastructure, which allows MSPs to further pinpoint monthly recurring revenue (MRR), risk mitigation and performance opportunities.
ScalePad is led and funded by familiar names. Passportal and Level Platforms veteran Dan Wensley, who helped MSPs to pioneer recurring revenue models, joined the company as CEO in June 2019. Anthony Day, who has led ScalePad since its inception as Warranty Master, remains deeply focused on product and engineering. The company is backed by Top Down Ventures — a SaaS-focused investment firm led by IT Glue founder Chris Day.
Top Down Ventures and Chis Day tend to be long-term thinkers who focus on profitable growth rather than growth-at-all-costs expansion strategies. Translation:
VANCOUVER, BC, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Warranty Master is changing its name to ScalePad and launching its latest services innovation: Software Asset Management.
New brand and technology innovations introduce a larger and more profitable revenue stream for more than 8,000 ScalePad MSP Partners.
ScalePad expands Asset Lifecycle Management portfolio 10 times with addition of software, offering MSPs a 360-degree view of customers’ technology infrastructure and investments.
A preview of Software Asset Management is now available to all ScalePad MSP Partners at no charge to quickly demonstrate its positive impact on Partner productivity, sales pipelines and profits.
By expanding its Asset Lifecycle Management portfolio to include hardware, software and warranty services, ScalePad MSP Partners now have access to 10 times more data totaling 100 million assets managed.
A channel champion, ScalePad has enjoyed explosive growth in the last 12 months:
Businessman Carlton “Tyre Master” Lewis. (OBSERVER media photo)
By Neto Baptiste
Businessman Carlton “Tyre Master” Lewis said his aim is to act as a conduit between potential investors and the Antigua Turf Club (ATC) in hopes of commercializing the sport of horse racing in Antigua.
Lewis made the revelation during a recent candid interview on the Good Morning Jojo Sports Show, stating that he however has no desire to work with the current executive body headed by Neil Cochrane as president.
“My plan is to go and get the finance to push horse racing and you have some fine guys up there [at the track], a lot of good guys, so I would turn over the whole race track for them to control. They would specify their races, do what they are doing. The investors would go in because we had
Leading Senior Care Franchise Announces Launch of New Territory in Ontario
ROSEVILLE, Calif., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that it has awarded a Canadian Master Franchise territory to Steve Kelly. As part of the master agreement, Kelly will oversee Always Best Care’s franchise development in Canada, specifically in the province of Ontario, and will be responsible for driving the brand’s growth throughout the region. Kelly is also opening the company’s newest location in Oakville, Ontario, located at 710 Dorval Drive, Suite 115. Always Best Care of Oakville will provide award-winning senior care services to communities such as Mississauga, Burlington, Hamilton and Milton.
“We’re happy to welcome Steve on board to oversee our franchise development and
MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cleaner Lives Now announced today that it has signed Hand Safety, LLC, as a Master Distributor for its comprehensive and affordable sanitation programs focused on getting kids and teachers back to in-person school safely, now.
Hand Safety is a minority-owned business and an approved vendor in almost every state. They have been awarded multiple contracts in school districts throughout the US including Plano ISD, Belton ISD, and Allen ISD. Ramon Flanigan, CEO of Hand Safety, says “Our goal is to provide cleaner, safer sanitized schools – empowering students, staff, and teachers to reclaim all the educational and social benefits live school affords.”
“Just about anybody will sell disinfectant to a school,” says Mr. Flanigan. “But is it safe? Is it effective? Do you have to put on a hazmat suit to apply it? Our approach is to coat all surfaces throughout the building
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ATLANTA, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Through Spark, the first ever online course from Chick-fil-A Pioneer, David Salyers, business owners and brand managers have the opportunity to learn the secret sauce of Chick-fil-A’s famed customer loyalty and renowned culture, be empowered to identify their brand’s unique competitive advantage during economic downturn, and start their journey to transform their organization’s culture from the inside out.
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