Minority Business News
RALEIGH--The Frank B. Turner Award was presented to a career state employee and Certificates of Merit were awarded to designers and contractors today during the 30th annual State Construction Conference at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh. Additionally, the Office for Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) presented five Good Faith Effort Awards to HUB leaders.
"To whom much is given, much is required," is a life principle Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, Mattie and Michael McFadden-Lawson and Leon Garr take to heart.
Minority Women Entrepreneurs: How Outsider Status Can Lead to Better Business Practices has been coauthored by Babson College's Mary Godwyn, assistant professor of Sociology, and Donna Stoddard, associate professor of Information Technology Management.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics just released the latest details on the American job market. The report mixed good news with bad – private-sector firms created 159,000 new jobs in October, but the unemployment rate remains persistently high, at 9.6 percent.
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- Black Farmers Rally on Capitol Hill
- NCLR (National Council of La Raza), Largest National Latino civil Rights and Advocacy Organization
- NCDOT awards more than half a million dollars to Saint Augustine’s College to develop transportation curriculum
- $43.4 Million of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Funds Awarded to NCDOT
- For Migrant Workers, Community Cooperation Builds on Individual Strengths