The United States has some of the highest levels of income and wealth inequality in the world. U.S. Federal Reserve data shows that the wealthiest 10% of Americans control $93.8 trillion, more than double the $40.3 trillion in the hands of the remaining 90% of Americans. The income and wealth divide only appears to be […]
(The Center Square) – As Tennessee begins looking at revamping its Basic Education Program (BEP) to fund public schools, one factor looming in the discussion of a new funding formula is teacher pay.
BRISTOL, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota announced today that Torrence Racing will join Team Toyota beginning with the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. The addition of Torrence Racing's two-team effort expands Toyota's team partnerships to include five Top Fuel dragsters and two Funny Cars.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ChanceLight® Behavioral Health, Therapy and Education ("ChanceLight") announced it has appointed Patricia Boyer Miller to the company's Board of Directors. ChanceLight is a portfolio company of The Halifax Group, a leading private equity firm that partners with management to invest in entrepreneurial companies.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare President and CEO, Michael Ugwueke, DHA, FACHE, was honored with the THA CEO of Distinction Award, the organization's highest honor, recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the healthcare field in a Chief Executive's career.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- AllianceBernstein L.P. and AllianceBernstein Holding L.P. (NYSE: AB) today announced that Third Quarter 2021 financial and operating results will be released on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Management will conduct a teleconference beginning at 9:30 am (ET), following the release of its financial results. The call will be hosted by Seth Bernstein, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ali Dibadj, Chief Financial Officer and Head of Strategy, Ajai Kaul, SVP & Chief Executive Officer of Asia-Pacific, and Catherine Burke, Chief Operating Officer.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HBCUs have changed the college landscape, and provided a significant return on investment. Our country cannot reach its goals without strong, viable, sustainable HBCUs - goals necessary to close the education gap, health, wealth and economic gaps. HBCUs were founded to educate the newly freed slaves, and have fulfilled this mission with limited resources, discrimination in funding, and inadequate facilities.
(The Center Square) – The Tennessee Department of Education has announced it will be creating a steering committee and 18 subcommittees as the state reviews its Basic Education Program (BEP), which uses 46 different factors to determine state funding for public schools.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CUREX Capital Advisors, an investment firm specializing in the life science sector, announced today that it has added two new professionals to their research team. CUREX has hired Taylor Harris, Ph.D. as an equity research analyst covering publicly traded companies involved in various biotechnologies including gene editing, engineered cell therapies, and antibody-drug conjugates. Taylor earned her doctorate degree in biomedical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis where she researched cellular mechanisms underpinning osteoporotic bone formation. During her graduate studies, Taylor also worked as a biotech analyst for Kennedy Capital Management.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Expediter Services (ES), a leader in capacity solutions and ownership opportunities within the trucking industry, is pleased to announce the company will be presenting the Fall Edition of its IN-SITE 2021 Online Series. The live, free event will take place on Tuesday, October 26, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Online video replays will be available online following the presentation of the live event.
KNOXVILLE and NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lirio, whose Precision Nudging™ solution promotes health through AI-powered behavior change, today announced the launch of a new Precision Nudging solution to encourage people to schedule and attend colorectal cancer screenings with their healthcare providers. Rochester Regional Health (RRH) in New York is the first health system to deploy the solution for its patient population.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tivity Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: TVTY) today announced that its financial results for the third quarter ending September 30, 2021, will be released after market close on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, followed the same day by a conference call and live webcast scheduled for 5:00 p.m. ET.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Silicon Ranch Corporation, Shell's U.S. solar platform and one of the nation's largest independent power producers, has acquired clean tech pioneer Clearloop. Clearloop is the only company that offers businesses of all sizes a way to reclaim their carbon footprint by building solar farms that both clean up the grid and benefit economically distressed communities across the United States.
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. and KINGSPORT, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) and specialty materials provider Eastman (NYSE: EMN) are teaming up to advance sustainability in the power tools industry. BLACK+DECKER, a Stanley Black & Decker brand, will be releasing a new product line, reviva, offering the brand's first sustainability-led power tools that utilize Eastman's Tritan Renew copolyester. With 50% certified recycled content in the enclosures,* the BLACK+DECKER reviva line will launch in early 2022.
BLACK+DECKER™ brand to launch reviva™ power tools line featuring Tritan™ Renew with 50% certified recycled content
(The Center Square) – While much attention has been focused on the fallout of increased illegal immigration and crime at the southern border, Customs and Border Patrol agents also say they are routinely finding packages shipped from China containing fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- October marks National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the American Cancer Society (ACS) in Nashville is hosting its 4th annual Real Men Wear Pink (RMWP) campaign throughout the entire month of October. 44 local leaders in Nashville have stepped up and committed to engage the community in the Society's mission to eliminate breast cancer. These individuals are using the power of wearing pink to draw attention to the cause, events, and social media to raise awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society's breast cancer initiatives.
SPRING HILL, Tenn., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Armada Nutrition, a full-service product developer and manufacturer specializing in powder and capsule applications, announces plans to broaden its operation capacity with a new nutraceutical manufacturing facility. The new facility will be 438,000 square feet and, together with its Spring Hill, TN plant, will be part of over 750,000 square feet of manufacturing space, making Armada one of the industry's largest contract manufacturers in the US in terms of capacity and output.
The Legislative Committee has unanimously approved a resolution urging Tennessee elected officials to oppose the federally proposed COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. and CHICAGO, Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sedgwick, a leading global provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions, and CCC Intelligent Solutions Inc. (CCC), a leading SaaS platform for the property and casualty insurance economy, announce a multiyear agreement whereby CCC's leading mobile and artificial intelligence (AI) claims capabilities will power Sedgwick's auto appraisal offering and related workflows.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brewing & Distilling Center (BDC), the premier beer brewing school in the Southeast, announces its next session of classes for its Spring Semester.
DUNLAP, Tenn., Oct. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent partnership of two highly experienced, industrial cybersecurity and Operational consulting firms founded by former regulators has made an immediate impact on the utility sector by combining highly sought after regulatory, operational and security talent to bring high level strategy and dense technical expertise to clients.