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Anderson School Of Management: New Career And Professional Development Director, Spring Programs

Michelle Albro
 
Anderson School of Management News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  The University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management has announced Michelle Albro is the new director of Career and Professional Development (CPD) Programs, , as well as the schedule for Spring 2018 CPD programs, which are designed to help working professionals strengthen skills and create new professional opportunities. 
 
As a successful manager for more than 20 years, Albro joins the EPEC team with a solid background of collaborative teambuilding, comprehensive and professional

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Los Alamos Single Family Home Prices Rise 4 Percent

LAAOR News:
 
The median price of Single Family Home sales rose by 4 percent when compared to the 4th Quarter of 2016 or $320,000 to $334,000 in this quarter.
 
Single Family home sales moved from 63 in the 4th Quarter of 2016 to 72 this quarter. Single Family home sales volumes also rose from $20.8M in 2016 to $24M for the 4th Quarter of 2017 reflecting the increase in home prices.
 
Condo and Townhome sales dropped off in the 4 th Quarter of 2017 to 16 units sold compared to 21 units in 2016. During this same period, the median price of Condos/Townhomes decreased from $197,000 in the 4 th

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LA County Manager Harry Burgess Presents 2017 Annual Report At Chamber Business Breakfast Jan. 11

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess

 

CHAMBER News:

 

Los Alamos County Manager Harry Burgess will present the 2017 Annual Report at the Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast, Thursday, Jan. 11.

 

The Chamber Business Breakfast is 7:30-9 a.m. in Building 2, Room 230 at UNM-LA, 4000 University Dr. Breakfast is catered so register on the Chamber website events page at www.losalamoschamber.com/events.

 

The Chamber Business Breakfasts are sponsored by the LANL CPO’s office and attendance at the breakfasts is a benefit of Chamber Membership.

 

The Los Alamos


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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Smith’s Marketplace

On the job in Los Alamos recently at Smith’s Marketplace, from left, Wendy Huff, Anna Collis and Vangie Mondragon. The three women took advantage of a lull in the activity to enjoy a laugh among themselves. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Maire O’Neill/ladailypost.com


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Evolent Health Completes Acquisition Of Assets From New Mexico Health Connections

NMHC News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE — New Mexico Health Connections (NMHC) and Evolent Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVH) (“Evolent”) announced Tuesday the completion of Evolent’s acquisition of certain assets from New Mexico Health Connections (NMHC).
 
First announced Sept. 27, 2017, this strategic acquisition brings together two innovative companies that will operate a new health plan and managed services organization called True Health New Mexico.
 
The transaction closed on the originally announced terms, with Evolent acquiring assets related to the commercial business

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SBDC Los Alamos Launches Workshop Series

SBDC Los Alamos News:

The Small Business Development Center in Los Alamos is presenting a new workshop series, “Be Your Own Boss” for 2018.

The first workshop is “Bring On Your Legal Questions!, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 22 at Project Y Cowork, 150 Central Park Square in downtown Los Alamos.

Register at: http://www.nmsbdc.org/los-alamos.aspx or for more information, call 505.661.4691 or 505.662.0337.

Project Y Cowork also is hosting Kim Sherwood from LANL’s Feynman Center for Innovation. She will present a talk about NMSBA Leveraged Projects at 4:30 p.m., Jan. 22, just prior to the Legal


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ProcessQM Presents Series Of Business Excellence And Quality Assurance Training Workshops In Los Alamos

 

BUSINESS News:

ProcessQM LLC, a quality management company based in Northern New Mexico, announced it is hosting a series of Business Excellence and Quality Assurance training workshops in  April and May in Los Alamos. The training will be conducted in partnership with GiANT Worldwide and MixEllaineNews Consulting.

Lena Isaacs, president of ProcessQM, said that leadership development and change management challenges are quite alarming at a nationwide level. Most change management studies show that approximately 70 percent of organizational change initiatives


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Heinrich Statement On December Jobs Report

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich
 
U.S. SENATE News:
 
U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, issued the following statement today after the Department of Labor announced 148,000 jobs were added in December:
 
“Despite inheriting a strong and resilient economy, the President and Republicans in Congress decided to do absolutely nothing to improve the lives of working Americans in 2017. Real wages only grew by 0.2 percent last year from the election through November. Almost one in five children currently live in poverty, and yet Republicans

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New Mexico Third Largest Oil Producer In America

NMOGA News:
 
SANTA FE  Newly released data from the United States Energy Information Administration shows that oil production in New Mexico booming, propelling the state up to the 3rd-largest oil producer in the United States in September and October, passing Oklahoma and California and trailing only Texas and North Dakota.
 
EIA data also shows New Mexico hitting a record-high in monthly oil production, producing 16,367,000 barrels of oil with New Mexico on pace to set an annual oil production record in 2017.
 
“Strong oil and gas production equals a strong New Mexico,

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Venture Acceleration Fund Discussion Jan. 17

 
RDC News:
 
Join representatives from the Regional Development Corporation and the Feynman Center for Innovation at Los Alamos National Laboratory, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, for a discussion and information session on the Venture Acceleration Fund (VAF).
VAF is a non-dilutive funding source for early stage technology and manufacturing startup companies in northern New Mexico who are on track to add jobs, grow revenues, or attract follow-on investment. The fund is known as some of the best money available in the region. VAF financing is useful for technology

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