Mark Heyne http://wvxu.org en The new, and ever-changing, relationship between PR and journalism http://wvxu.org/post/new-and-ever-changing-relationship-between-pr-and-journalism <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The world of journalism and public relations has changed dramatically during the last two decades, mainly due to the rise of the internet and 24/7 cable news outlets. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 30844 at http://wvxu.org The new, and ever-changing, relationship between PR and journalism The Scholar House initiative - breaking the cycle of poverty - is coming to Northern Kentucky http://wvxu.org/post/scholar-house-initiative-breaking-cycle-poverty-coming-northern-kentucky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>Scholar House</strong> is a housing and education initiative in Kentucky that enables the head-of-household to reach self-sufficiency based on a comprehensive, two-generation approach. The housing and education components are operated as one unit, with housing dependent on a client’'s successful participation in the education component. This model program for breaking the cycle of poverty, already making a difference in five other communities in the state, will soon be available for eligible single parents in Northern Kentucky. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 30845 at http://wvxu.org The Scholar House initiative - breaking the cycle of poverty - is coming to Northern Kentucky AtriCure breaks ground for new HQ in Mason http://wvxu.org/post/atricure-breaks-ground-new-hq-mason <p>Work on the next major piece in the development of Mason's biohealth corridor along I-71 got underway Tuesday.&nbsp; AtriCure leaders and employees along with city officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for the company's new global headquarters.&nbsp; CEO Mike Carrel says the new headquarters is significant on several fronts:</p> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:07:03 +0000 Mark Heyne 30857 at http://wvxu.org AtriCure breaks ground for new HQ in Mason How to make that first semester of college a successful one http://wvxu.org/post/how-make-first-semester-college-successful-one <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>It'’s an exciting time of year, here in town and all across the country as students are heading off to college. For many, this will be their first time being on their own. But mixed in with the excitement are some fears and concerns, for both students and parents. According to <strong>American College Testing (ACT)</strong>, more than one out of four freshmen don'’t return to the same college for their sophomore year. Some transfer, some take a break, and many never return to school. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 30605 at http://wvxu.org How to make that first semester of college a successful one Starfire's free "un"-conference helps connect people and battle isolation http://wvxu.org/post/starfires-free-un-conference-helps-connect-people-and-battle-isolation <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Imagine if Carl Lindner never tried an ice cream cone. That intriguing thought is put forth by <a href="http://starfirecouncil.org" target="_blank"><strong>Starfire</strong></a>, a local organization working to build better lives for people with disabilities, as it invites people to its third-annual <a href="http://www.starfirecouncil.org/stories_and_events/view_event/112"><strong>Starfire 3-Day “"un"”-conference</strong></a>. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:30:00 +0000 Mark Heyne 30606 at http://wvxu.org Starfire's free "un"-conference helps connect people and battle isolation