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LITTLETON, Colo. (Sept. 2, 2016) – Arapahoe Community College’s Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program and the Kaiser Permanente Laboratory Department have partnered to offer four apprenticeship positions to Kaiser employees during the 2016-17 academic year. Kaiser Permanente Colorado anticipates that over 30 Medical Laboratory Technician/Medical Technologist positions will become available in the next 3-5 years due to retirement and resignation. In response to this need, Kaiser and ACC have created an apprentice program, which isRead More
Cross-jurisdictional collaboration and private sector support results in light rail expansion, highway optimization, and last mile solutions It’s no secret that Metro Denver is growing at a rapid pace; resulting in stress on our existing infrastructure. What may not be as clear is the collaborative work between the six-jurisdictions and the local business community to proactively support the needed infrastructure development along the south I-25 corridor. The Denver South Transportation Management Association (Denver South TMA)Read More
Pilot program will use app to enable fully-subsidized ridesharing to fill first and last mile gap CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 17, 2016 – Today, the City of Centennial launched Go Centennial, a streamlined, innovative and tech-savvy approach for people to get to and from the Dry Creek Light Rail Station in Centennial. Go Centennial is a six-month pilot program that combines a multi-modal trip-planning mobile app and a fully-subsidized ridesharing service, providing a solution to theRead More
A recent corporate training video from a Chinese bank has gone viral and even spread to Western media outlets, though its not generating the kind of publicity that the company or country would want. The video captures a company training session gone bad when a consultant deliberately spanks several employees for ‘poor performance.’ Apart from leaving a slightly painful mark on China’s reputation, the video is also sure to renew debates over Eastern and WesternRead More
From Denver South Economic Development Partnership President and CEO Mike Fitzgerald Colorado has an unusually fast-paced economy. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, our state’s economy has recently been growing consistently at about twice the rate of the rest of the nation[1][2]. That’s great news for us in the Denver South economic region — but it means we face some unusual challenges too, like making sure that our employment pipeline is full. Because the different sectorsRead More
DENVER, Colorado – August 2, 2016 – Bye Aerospace and Conductive Composites announced a joint effort to develop and market electromagnetically hardened solar-electric aircraft. Bye Aerospace has developed a number of UAS platforms such as “Silent Falcon” and “StratoAirNet.” StratoAirNet was recently successfully demonstrated in the Advanced Concepts Event, 2015 (ACE15), at the Air Force Research Laboratories, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Such High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) platforms are desirable for intelligence, surveillanceRead More
Denver, July 29, 2016 — Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (www.silvergatepharma.com), leader in the development and commercialization of innovative and safe medicines for children, today announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Qbrelis™ (Lisinopril) Oral Solution, the first and only FDA-approved Lisinopril oral solution. Qbrelis™ is indicated for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) in adult patients and pediatric patients 6 years of age and older, adjunct therapy for heart failure, andRead More
DENVER – Weds., July 20, 2016 – The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) today announced that Colorado once again set all-time records for total visitors, visitor spending and tax generation in 2015, welcoming 77.7 million visitors who spent $19.1 billion and generated $1.13 billion in state and local tax revenue. This is the fifth consecutive year the CTO has seen record-setting growth. The state has posted a 31 percent increase in visitation, nearly double the 16Read More
DENVER – July 14, 2016 – A proposed 2,500-foot setback for new oil and gas wells in Colorado could result in the loss of up to 54,000 jobs over the first five years and up to 104,000 jobs over 15 years, according to a new study released today. The initiative could also lower Colorado’s gross domestic product by an average of $7.1 billion in the first five years and $14.5 billion between 2017 and 2031.Read More
Chris McDonald is the Senior Vice President of External Affairs for Comcast Cable’s West Division in Denver, Colorado. In this role, Chris oversees all government affairs, public policy, local franchising, state legislative matters, external communications, and community investment for the six Comcast regions across the western United States.   Q: How many employees do you have in the Denver South region? A: Colorado holds Comcast’s second highest population of employees—outside of the company’s headquarters inRead More
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