Rebound for Arizona & U.S. Slows Down: New Forecasts from W. P. Carey School Economic Luncheon
Jobs, home prices and population growth are all slowly rebounding in Arizona. However, experts from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University say we still have a long way to go, and the automatic federal budget cuts known as the sequester aren't helping our momentum. The experts delivered their forecasts today at the annual Economic Outlook Luncheon sponsored by the Economic Club of Phoenix.
W. P. Carey School Graduation to Feature About 2,000 Students, US Airways President, Group from China
About 2,000 students will graduate from Arizona State University's W. P. Carey School of Business this week. The W. P. Carey School is one of the largest and highest-ranked business schools in the nation, with undergraduate, full-time MBA, part-time MBA and online MBA programs all ranked Top 30 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Graduation ceremonies will feature the president of US Airways, a leader of local nonprofit Chicanos por la Causa, and a group visiting from the school's prestigious executive MBA program in China.
USAA CEO Named Executive of the Year: Ret. Maj. Gen. Robles to Discuss Importance of Hiring Veterans
Hiring and helping our veterans is as important today as it's been at any other time in history. USAA's chief executive officer will discuss how to assist veterans as they transition to civilian life when he's honored for his achievements on April 25. Ret. Maj. Gen. Josue "Joe" Robles served for 28 years in the U.S. Army. He now serves as president and chief executive officer of USAA, a Fortune 500 financial-services provider for members of the military and their families. This month, Robles becomes the 30th annual Executive of the Year chosen by the Dean's Council of 100, a national group of prominent executives who advise the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.