Stepping Away from the Brink: Part VII: Faculty and The Academy

Faculty, in conjunction with students, represent the core of an academic institution. Without either, colleges and universities don’t have a purpose. It is faculty who provides education, advice, and enlightenment to our next generation of leaders, entrepreneurs, politicians, educators, and hopefully change-makers. However, as higher education continues to find itself on the brink, questions around the … More Stepping Away from the Brink: Part VII: Faculty and The Academy

Dr. Summers and Branch write about school choice and gentrification in The Bronx

Recently, my colleague Dr. Branch and I partnered with This is The Bronx, an online news website that provides updates about The Bronx to develop a series on education, higher education, community and economic development, and general issues impacting the borough. We’ve recently released an article on School Choice and gentrification. Check out the link … More Dr. Summers and Branch write about school choice and gentrification in The Bronx

Marist College features the work of The Bronx Private Industry Council!

Marist College has featured Dr. Edward Summers in their red fox spotlight. Brief summary of the article: September 12, 2019— Eddie Summers believes in the Bronx. The two-time Marist graduate (Class of 2004 and MPA Class of 2006) grew up in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx, and now his professional journey has brought … More Marist College features the work of The Bronx Private Industry Council!

Betting on the Bronx: Building the Bronx Private Industry Council

Across New York City, employers are struggling to find the right candidates, with the right skill sets, to fill their job openings. Traditional models of recruitment and talent pipelines simply aren’t working for modern businesses; these methods miss large pools of local, qualified talent and contribute to systemic inequities in hiring. Connecting businesses with talent … More Betting on the Bronx: Building the Bronx Private Industry Council

HERE to HERE Announces Dr. Edward Summers as Executive Director of the Bronx Private Industry Council

Bronx native brings economic development and talent pipeline management experience to the Bronx Private Industry Council BRONX, NEW YORK — HERE To HERE, a Bronx career pathways nonprofit, today announced the selection of Dr. Edward “Eddie” Summers to head the Bronx Private Industry Council (PIC), an employer-led, student-centered alliance transforming how businesses, schools, and community … More HERE to HERE Announces Dr. Edward Summers as Executive Director of the Bronx Private Industry Council