• Law & Legal

    College of Law Offers Legal Life of Steve Harvey Course

    An exciting new course at Georgia State University College of Law will give students an opportunity to learn the legal ins and outs surrounding the career of global businessman, philanthropist, entertainer, actor and author Steve Harvey. Steve Harvey is the subject of the third installment of the “Legal Life of…” course taught by Entertainment, Sports & Media Law Initiative director, Professor Mo Ivory. The Legal Life of Steve Harvey will give students a real-world look into legal concepts like client representation, writing and interpreting contracts, negotiating deals, and the personal touch it takes to be successful in the entertainment practice  

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  • Sports & Travel

    Self-proclaimed ‘Mr. Sports Travel’ continues trek to college hockey arenas with 2021 ventures – College Hockey

    Joe Connor poses with his American flag-designed car at Elmira College (photo provided by Joe Connor). By Joe Connor/Special to USCHO.com When my last sports travel column was published here in February 2019, never could I have imagined I wouldn’t publish another one – until now. Good riddance 2020 – yet thank goodness 2021 because fans were back in the stands. And Mr. Sports Travel, too! Since my first opus here in 2013, I’ve been sharing my experiences and opinions as I quest to enjoy a game at every NCAA Division I men’s venue. Update: one left – Alaska Fairbanks!  

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  • Sports & Travel

    CAA exploring expansion, two-division setup that would reduce travel costs | College Sports

    Monmouth and Fairfield are viewed as potential CAA members for a north division, with UNC Greensboro a potential member in the south. D’Antonio chose not to discuss whether the league is investigating a two-division setup or identify expansion candidates. He said that since he became commissioner, “We’re always looking at scenarios associated with a competitive model that provides a sustainable atmosphere for the schools that are in our conference.” There is no timetable for the CAA determining how it intends to proceed, according to D’Antonio. Without JMU, the CAA for basketball and other sports apart from football would include Charleston,  

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  • Business & Finance

    College Health Science Program Completions Trending Upward, But Nurse Shortage Continues

    More students are graduating in nursing and related health fields in Wisconsin, but according to a new study’s author, that won’t be enough to deal with ongoing health care worker shortages. The new Wisconsin Policy Forum study found bachelor’s and advanced degree completions in health science have gone up by almost 50 percent in the past decade in southeastern Wisconsin. At the same time, completions of certificate and associate degree programs decreased by 14 percent. Study author Joe Peterangelo said more hospitals are requiring nurses to get bachelor’s degrees. “In the past, it used to be very common to have  

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  • Sports & Travel

    The Dynamics of College Sports Are Changing. So Are the Business Prospects.

    “If you go to a pro league, you’re going to have to become an adult,” Lively said. “You’re going to have to pay bills, buy houses, buy apartments and all that. If you go to college, you have most of that taken care of. It’s going to be a hard decision to make: Do you want to stay in college for a year or go to a pro league for a year and play against grown men and work it out?” For years after the N.B.A. prohibited its teams from drafting players directly out of high school, starting in 2006,  

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