UConn to announce new corporate partner

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The University of Connecticut seems to be on a winning streak after winning the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball titles. UConn will announce a new corporate partnership for a research center of excellence Thursday at noon at the Rome Commons ballroom at the Storrs campus. University spokesman Colin Poitras said the partnership involves a collaboration […] [Read More]
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App to aid state tourism conference attendees

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The Connecticut Conference on Tourism has launched a new mobile app by Populace, a travel and tourism technology company. The new Populace Conference Mobile App for the Connecticut Conference on Tourism this month in Hartford is a custom interactive tool created to enable attendees to navigate the schedule, engage with partners and make the most […] [Read More]
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Cenveo expanding Missouri operations

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Cenveo, Stamford-based provider of commercial offset, digital print and packaging services, announced expansion of its St. Louis operations. Cenveo will invest $4 million, adding new jobs, new equipment and an additional 44,000 square feet to its 220,000-square-foot facility in Eureka, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Expansion plans are expected to be completed this month. […] [Read More]
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WWE wins three Shorty awards

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WWE was named the winner of three 2014 Shorty Awards — Best Brand Mobile App, Best Use of Social Media for Sports and Best Brand on YouTube. The winners of the 6th Annual Shorty Awards were announced this week at the New York Times building in New York City. The WWE App, which has more […] [Read More]
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Forum Securities appoints Banar as managing director

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Forum Securities has appointed Sophia Banar as managing director and strategic risk and portfolio manager based in Forum’s Old Greenwich office. Banar brings more than 15 years of real estate investing and consulting experience to Forum. Before joining Forum Securities, she was a portfolio manager with The Tuckerman Group, a boutique real estate focused affiliate […] [Read More]
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GE unit provides $50 million loan for Illinois power plant

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Growing its power debt business, GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of Fairfield-based General Electric, is providing a loan to investment firm Rockland Capital to support its acquisition of the gas-fired Elgin Energy Center in Illinois. The deal was announced at the 29th Annual Platt’s Global Power Markets Conference in Las Vegas where GE Energy […] [Read More]
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Starwood to open Aloft hotel in South Carolina

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced that its Aloft brand will debut in Greenville, S.C., in early 2015 in a downtown location, featuring 144 loft-like rooms. It will be the brand’s second hotel in South Carolina and the third Aloft hotel developed by McKibbon Hotel Group, joining Aloft Asheville Downtown and Aloft Tallahassee. “We expect […] [Read More]
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Demand for UConn bonds surge ahead of NCAA title games

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State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier and UConn President Susan Herbst announced Monday that orders from individual investors for the $202 million UConn 2000 Bond sale exceeded $168 million — the highest level on any UCONN bond sale in the program’s 18-year history, a release said. “UConn bonds, like the school and its great sport teams, […] [Read More]
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