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Josh Smith Helps Bring A Holistic Approach To Schools Across The U.S.

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Students at High Desert Montessori School in Reno, Nevada were delighted to receive a brand new greenhouse. Great Full Gardens and Modular Greenhouses provided the greenhouse, which will allow the students to grow food naturally. The gardening program at the school also received money for seeds, planters and soil.
Modular Greenhouse is a startup business in Reno, Nevada, founded by entrepreneur Josh Smith, that also donates to the Boys & Girls Club. By the year 2020, Smith hopes to provide greenhouses to every school in Washoe County.

Josh Smith is an entrepreneur and CEO of Modular Greenhouses. He is responsible for several start-ups that focus on health and wellness. He is a home gardener himself, he found it difficult to buy a greenhouse for his own home. He was able to work through the issues that stood in his way allowing millions of people to be able to grow their own organic fruits and vegetables. He went on to found a non-profit organization that helps bring greenhouses to k-12 schools across the United States.

Josh Smith works with only the right professionals to help him with his eco-socio mission. He sees problems and does everything he can to find solutions. With so many projects on his plate, he only focuses on the ones with the most productivity. His approach is a holistic one, and he tries to create a more positive way of living. Josh Smith is very passionate about organic and home gardening. He gives sound advice to the students he helps which is to not to listen to anyone that tells them they can’t do it.

Schools/Giving Back

Keith Mann Funds Excellent Scholarship Program for Charter School Seniors

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Keith Mann is quite busy with his duties at Dynamics Search Partners. Finding the right executive to fit a major company requires a lot of work and effort. Keith Mann does take time away from his important duties to help those students in the New York area who would benefit from a scholarship. The Keith and Keely Mann Scholarship for Professional Achievement is designed to help cultivate the next generation of business leaders. Maybe one of the students who receives the scholarship will end up being recruited by Mann’s firm some years down the road.

Mann has announced the scholarship through a press release in BusinessWire.

The scholarship is the result of an effective partnership between the Keith Mann and Uncommon Schools, a management organization that specializes in charter schools. Uncommon Schools’ non-profit organization works with several charter schools in the Brooklyn region.

At each affiliated charter school, one graduating senior will receive the scholarship. The scholarship is a competitive one, and will be issued to the student(s) who craft a very well-written essay as part of the application process. The topic of the essay focuses on how a college degree would be beneficial to career paths. Students who craft compelling essays that answer the question in an interesting and moving manner are surely to stand out.

Keith Mann understands the importance of finding talented individuals with good business and executive acumen. As the director of Dynamics Search Partners, he is always looking for the best professionals suited for executive roles. He realizes a number of those budding executives of the future are studying at local charter schools right now. Awarding a scholarship of $5,000 to one of them could send that young person down a path of great business success.

Follow Keith on Facebook, Vimeo, and Twitter to stay up to date on his philanthropic endeavors.

This article recapped http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160125006525/en/Keith-Mann-Announces-2016-Scholarship-Professional-Achievement

Schools/Forbes/Business

Prominent Business Professional Ricardo Guimaraes of BMG Comments on the Forbes List of US Ivy League MBA Programs

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by Ricardo Guimarães

If you’re like many young professionals, it’s hard to know what to do to get that edge you need in the business world. However, even if you don’t have the most captivating personality or a genius understanding of money or technology; you can still achieve great success in business by getting your MBA. In addition, your MBA training is practical training in all aspects of business management including:

-The ethical aspects,
-The functional aspects, and
-The analytical aspects

If you’re interested in the best programs out there, here’s what to expect:

1. Want to attend Stanford Business School? Plan to shell out $126,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 730 on your GMATs; and work hard. Stanford’s graduation rate is only 7%.

2. Want to attend Harvard Business School? Plan to shell out $139,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 730 on your GMATs; and work hard. Harvard’s graduation rate is only 12%.

3. Want to attend The Booth School of Business? Plan to shell out $128,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 730 on your GMATs; and work hard. Booth’s graduation rate is only 24%.

4. Want to attend The Warton School of Business? Plan to shell out $137,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 728 on your GMATs; and work hard. Warton’s graduation rate is only 20%.

5. Want to attend The Haas School of Business? Plan to shell out $110,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 720 on your GMATs; and work hard. Haas’ graduation rate is only 20%.

6. Want to attend The Tuck School of Business? Plan to shell out $139,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 730 on your GMATs; and work hard. Tuck’s graduation rate is only 12%.

7. Want to attend The Yale School of Management? Plan to shell out $124,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 720 on your GMATs; and work hard. Yale’s graduation rate is only 24%.

8. Want to The Kellogg School of Management? Plan to shell out $127,000 annually and make sure to score at least a 720 on your GMATs. School officials don’t list graduation rates for Kellogg.

9. Want to attend Columbia Business School? Plan to shell out $136,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 716 on your GMATs; and work hard. Columbia’s graduation rate is only 18%.

10. Want to attend The Leonard N. Stern School of Business? Plan to shell out $131,000 annually; make sure to score at least a 710 on your GMATs; and work hard. Leonard N. Stern’s graduation rate is only 10.8%.