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Top 10 Business Schools With the Highest Paid Graduates PDF Print E-mail

A bachelor's degree in business can sometimes lead to a lucrative salary and going on to receive a master's tends to only boost that figure. According to College Factual, these 10 schools produce the highest-earning graduates more than any others. However, the list differs slightly from the website's best overall business schools, meaning a good business school is not always measured by how much graduates go on to earn.

1.     United States Military Academy     Location: West Point, N.Y.

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New commandant takes over at USMA PDF Print E-mail

WEST POINT – Brig. Gen. John Thomson III has assumed command as the 75th Commandant of Cadets at the US Military Academy on Monday. Thomson, a 1986 graduate of West Point, is from Tyler, Texas. He holds a Master of Science degree in counseling and leader development from Long Island University.  His military education includes the German Army’s Tactical Warfighting Course, the Combined Armed Services and Staff School, the US Army Command and General Staff College, the Joint and Combined Warfighting School of the Joint Forces Staff College, and the US Army War College Fellowship program at the Institute of World Politics in Washington, DC.

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USMA cadets conclude “Beast Barracks” PDF Print E-mail

WEST POINT – Parents, families, friends and spectators gathered along the street leading to the Superintendent’s residence at West Point to welcome the new cadets on their full gear march back from “Beast Barracks” or basic training. Brigade Commander Austin Walsh is the leader of all 1,200 new cadets. “The six weeks that the new cadets have gone through, the class of 2018, 1200 of them, this was their first glimpse into the academy,” Walsh said.  “So, what we’re doing there is stripping civilian identity, building them together as a team and teaching them what it takes to be a cadet.  Simultaneously, we had about 500 cadre members, so members from the class of 2016 and 2015, so our seniors and juniors, we call them ‘Cows’ and ‘Firsties.’ They were leading the training and they’re the preeminent focus on the training as their development is leadership.”

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West Point Band presents Labor Day concert PDF Print E-mail

WEST POINT — The U.S. Military Academy Band will present its annual Labor Day concert on Sunday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m. at the Trophy Point Amphitheater. The performance will feature each component of the U.S. Military Academy Band, along with members of the U.S. Military Academy faculty, as well as internationally renowned pianist Marina Arsenijevic. The evening will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display over the Hudson. This concert is free and open to the public.

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Office Depot partners with jobs site to hire veterans PDF Print E-mail

Office Depot is partnering with Military.com to provide job opportunities to veterans, the Boca Raton-based office supplier said Monday. Thousands of employment opportunities across Office Depot – including supply chain, sales, e-commerce, IT, human resources, marketing and retail among others – are now posted to Military.com’s Veteran Employment Center, where active and retired service personnel can view and apply. “The U.S. military is one of the best-trained work forces in the world, and our veterans have numerous skills and values that translate well to the business environment,” said Roland Smith, chairman and chief executive officer of Office Depot. Smith is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy and served in the Army as an aviation maintenance officer and pilot.

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