• Exchange Student

    Watch now: Charleston alum travels from Panama for class reunion | Education

    Noris Lopez-Sanchez, originally from Panama, returns to Charleston for the high school’s class of 1971 reunion at the Lake Charleston Pavilion. ATHENA PAJER, JOURNAL GAZETTE & TIMES-COURIER CHARLESTON — This year’s homecoming season was a special one for many people, including the former students of Charleston High School. Watch now: Mattoon remembers Hannah Mansell with Happy Day 5K Since the pandemic has prevented many from traveling, gathering and having parties, homecoming festivities took a major blow. So when Noris Lopez-Sanchez, who lives in Panama, received an invitation to attend the Charleston High School Class of ’71’s 50th Reunion, she was thrilled — and disappointed. “And then I said, ‘I wish the…

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  • Online School

    HBS Online Has A New Celebrity Alum: Ja Rule

    Ja Rule — real name Jeffrey Atkins — showed off his HBS Online certificate on Twitter on Tuesday (February 2). Dan Garcia photo Ja Rule has been many things throughout his career. From a bonafide hitmaker, to entrepreneur, to Dave Chappelle meme, and even a Greek restaurant spokesperson, people are unsure of how Ja would be able to reinvent himself again. Well, according to an article in The Source, now he can add Harvard Business School graduate to the list. Ja — real name Jeffrey Atkins — took to Twitter to show off his certificate of completion from the Ivy League university. “Jeffrey Atkins has successfully completed the Harvard Business…

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    A Stanford alum mentored by Tim Cook wants to redefine education

    Sahil Bloom knew there was a problem when his phone began ringing off the hook. The former Stanford pitcher, who counts Tim Cook as a mentor after meeting him at the Palo Alto school, was used to answering investing questions old teammates would send his way. But with cases of Covid-19 reaching the U.S., the questions intensified. “Starting in kind of March of this year, when everything broke out with Covid … You had the market surging, but the real economy was tanking. People were just asking a lot of questions.” Bloom, currently a VP at Altamont Capital Partners based in the San Francisco Bay Area, understood why people were…

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