County College and Tarleton State University celebrated a 25-year partnership with the opening of shared space in downtown Fort Worth on Dec. 11. Following improvements to TCC’s Trinity River West Fork Building, Tarleton is providing upper-level classes on the fifth floor, continuing a long-standing commitment by both schools to provide an affordable, innovative and accessible… Continue reading TCC and Tarleton share space in downtown Fort Worth
America is aging. by the year 2030, the number of residents age 65 and older is expected to be the majority of those living here. With that comes a growing need to accomodate people with dementia. Realizing this, the Fort Worth Public Library system is now certified as dementia friendly. Dementia is defined as a… Continue reading Fort Worth Libraries now dementia-friendly
Texas Wesleyan University, the Fort Worth Business Press and the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce honored longtime Fort Worth business leader Edward P. Bass, chairman of Fine Line Group, as the 2019 Fort Worth Business Executive of the Year. Bass was honored at the 50th annual Fort Worth Business Hall of Fame event at Dickies… Continue reading Bass honored as 2019 Fort Worth Business Executive of the Year
The Mansfield ISD School Board on Tuesday, Nov. 19 named a lone finalist in its search for a new district leader. With unanimous approval, Dr. Kimberley Cantu is the sole candidate to be MISD’s next superintendent. According to state law, the school board must wait 21 days before offering her a contract. Cantu is currently… Continue reading Mansfield ISD School Board names Cantu as next superintendent
Renfro Foods of Fort Worth has been named to the 2019 Texas Family Business Hall of Fame class by the Baylor University’s Institute for Family Business. Induction into the Texas Family Business Hall of Fame recognizes rare businesses that show such consistent commitment to business, family and community that they are selected for the third… Continue reading Baylor names Renfro Foods to Texas Family Businesses Hall of Fame
Unlike most other office spaces, the interior walls of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA Business Center hang more than simply motivational quote posters and landscape paintings. The walls have actual works of art. The built-to-suit, four-story building in AllianceTexas houses a year-round art exhibit, “Experiencing Perspectives.” Mercedes-Benz Financial Services partners with Southern Methodist University and Texas… Continue reading Mercedes-Benz Financial brings motivation with art at new building
The Fort Worth ISD is working on a plan to more strategically use its sports and administrative buildings and other non-instructional properties that will likely result in a new central administration building as part of a repurposed Farrington Field complex. The district is working with the Fort Worth office of JLL, which, over the past… Continue reading Fort Worth ISD studying use of property and buildings, changes coming to HQ, Farrington Field
Chancellor J.B. Milliken said 2.6% is the rate of inflation in the higher education sector. UT institutions have increased tuition between 0.1% and 8.5% in recent years.
Paul Quinn, JP Morgan partner on work college As part of its expansion into Plano, located 32 miles north of its campus in southern Dallas, Paul Quinn College has partnered with JPMorgan Chase & Co. to give 22 students an opportunity to work at the state’s largest bank. Paul Quinn College (PQC) is the first… Continue reading Paul Quinn, JP Morgan partner on work college
“We will be passing this,” said Pat Hardy, a Republican on the Texas State Board of Education.