United Parcel Service has announced it plans to buy Dutch shipping company TNT Express for $6.8 billion. The combination of UPS and TNT Express will create a global leader in the logistics industry.
UPS buys TNT Express
Apple announces dividend, stock buyback
MHTA – Many Apple shareholders finally received the news they’ve waited to hear. The company says it plans to initiate a dividend and share repurchase program commencing later this year.
TiE presents Savvy Entrepreneur series
MHTA – Two more sessions remain in the TiE Savvy Entrepreneur series focused on helping young entrepreneurs take their ideas to the next level.
Minnesota Cup launches March 26
The Minnesota Cup, the largest statewide new venture competition in the country, is once again seeking to support and accelerate the development of the best breakthrough ideas from across the state. MHTA is a supporter of the competition’s High Tech division
MnSCU military enrollment up 57 percent
MHTA – Innovative academic programs, enhanced services and campus-based veterans centers have helped boost enrollment of veterans, active service members and National Guard members attending Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. The use of online technology has helped the system connect service members to educational opportunities and counseling while they remain in the war zone.