Online Automotive Retailer Vroom Successfully Completes Acquisition of United Auto Credit Corporation

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Vroom (NASDAQ: VRM), an innovative ecommerce platform that offers a better way to buy and sell used vehicles, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of United Auto Credit Corporation (UACC), a proven leader in automotive finance. The acquisition accelerates Vroom’s strategy of establishing a captive finance arm to support … Read more

A chance to imagine memorials of tomorrow

The push to remove controversial statues around the United States gained momentum from the 2020 protests against the police murder of George Floyd. Statues associated with racist causes — most notably the Confederacy — toppled in cities large and small across the nation, and the movement spread to Canada, Great Britain, Belgium, and South Africa. … Read more

Meet the MBA Class of 2023: Jaron Hite, University of Chicago (Booth)

“A Midwestern community-builder who finds value in rich experiences and quality relationships.” Hometown: Rockford, IL Fun Fact About Yourself: I ran for state representative for the 67th district of Illinois when I was 21. Undergraduate School and Major: Cornell University, Applied Economics and Management Most Recent Employer and Job Title: Employer: AEG Partners Title: Senior … Read more

Class Valuation continues its acquisition spree

Class Valuation, one of the largest appraisal management companies in America, just made another acquisition. The AMC announced late last week that it has acquired fellow Detroit-based AMC Metro-West and its subsidiary Valuation Link. In a press statement, Class Valuation said Metro-West, founded in 1987, is the largest independent residential appraisal firm in the country, … Read more

Birmingham Promise internships begin today for Birmingham City Schools’ Class of 2022 «The Official Website for the City of Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, Ala. – Birmingham Promise today launched a new semester of paid internships for seniors in Birmingham City Schools. Throughout the spring, 75 seniors will gain work experience at 65 local businesses, ranging from the city’s largest public and private institutions to smaller businesses and startups. “These experiences allow students to earn money, to develop … Read more

MBA Class Of 2021 Jobs: Offers Soar For Cornell Grads

According to its 2021 jobs report, 97% of Cornell Johnson MBAs received employment offers within three months of graduation. Courtesy photo Though salaries and bonuses continue to rise year-over-year for Cornell University’s MBA graduates, the winning stat from its recently released 2021 MBA employment report is the 97% job offer rate three months post-graduation. Last … Read more

Resource REIT to be Acquired by Blackstone Real Estate

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Resource REIT, Inc. (the “REIT” or the “Company”), a publicly registered non-traded real estate investment trust, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. (“BREIT”), under which BREIT will acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of … Read more

Once a form of ‘social camouflage’, school uniforms have become impractical and unfair. Why it’s time for a makeover

As the start of the new school year approaches, school uniforms are dusted off or bought new. At the same time, centuries-old debates about the pros and cons of school uniforms are also being dusted off. But questions about practicality, cost, or compliance tend to overshadow the bigger underlying question of how uniforms – and … Read more