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April 15, 2015
AT&T’s mobile app challenge nearing May 1 deadline

Times Union By Larry Rulison There is less than a month left in the AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge, a two-month contest sponsored by AT&T for local app developers, or anyone, to create the best civic-minded mobile apps. Register here to participate in the contest, which is offering $18,000 in prizes. AT&T New York […]


April 14, 2015
Three to be inducted into Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame

Times Union By Eric Anderson A prominent Capital Region auto dealership executive, a well-known analyst of the economy and financial markets, and a retired university president will be inducted into the Tech Valley Business Hall of Fame at its annual dinner May 6 at the Albany Marriott hotel in Colonie. Inductees are: James A. Clark, […]


April 10, 2015
AT&T Tech Valley Civic App Challenge Check-In and Open Day of Hacking Event at Tech Valley Center of Gravity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2015                                                                         Contact: Ben Roberts, AT&T 716-262-5883 Mobile / Ben.Roberts@att.com April 18th event designed to answer questions, provide mentoring, discuss project progress and offer technical support Kishor Bagul, New York State’s Chief Technology Officer, heads up an impressive list of attending mentors TECH VALLEY, N.Y. – AT&T, in partnership with the […]


March 16, 2015
Jeffrey Lawrence, VP at Center for Economic Growth, remembered as mentor

Albany Business Review By Tom Caprood Jeffrey Lawrence was known as a mentor for entrepreneurs and business leaders across the upstate New York region, and is being remembered as a behind-the-scenes player at the Center for Economic Growth in Albany. Lawrence, who served as executive vice president for CEG and worked with the organization for […]


Jeffrey Lawrence, longtime mentor to Albany businesses, passes away

The Times Union By Larry Rulison Jeffrey Lawrence, a tireless and ubiquitous executive who worked for the Center for Economic Growth in Albany for more than 20 years, passed away over the weekend. Lawrence, who was second-in-command at CEG as the executive vice president, was 58 and lived on Glass Lake in Rensselaer County. He leaves […]


Jeffrey Lawrence, mentor to Capital Region businesses, dies

The Times Union By Larry Rulison Albany – Jeffrey Lawrence, a top executive at the Center for Economic Growth and one of the Capital Region’s most respected manufacturing and technology experts, died unexpectedly over the weekend. He was 58. Lawrence, a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, lived on Glass Lake in the town of […]


January 23, 2015
New video aims to get students excited about STEM

WNYT Teaching local students about careers in science, technology, engineering and math and keeping them here in New York after they graduate. Those are the goals of a new initiative made possible by groups including the Center for Economic Growth. “There’s more out there that can make them excited to go to work every day, […]


January 22, 2015
Tucker to step down as head of Center for Economic Growth

Albany Business Review By Robin Cooper F. Michael Tucker plans to step down as president and CEO of the Center for Economic Growth in Albany, New York. Tucker, 60, has headed the regional economic development organization since March 2007. He informed the CEG board today that he intends to leave by the end of the […]


Center for Economic Growth President Plans to Step Down by Year End

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE F. Michael Tucker announced today that he plans to step down as President and CEO of the Center for Economic Growth (CEG) by the end of the year. Tucker has served as President and CEO since March 2007. Guiding CEG, one of the state’s preeminent economic development organizations, through a period of […]


January 20, 2015
Video Unveiled

The Record ALBANY >> The Center for Economic Growth in collaboration with the Greater Capital Region Workforce Investment Boards, in partnership with Tech Valley Connections for Education and Jobs, a joint initiative of CEG and GLOBALFOUNDRIES, introduced the first in a series of videos highlighting local companies that offer exciting STEM careers for qualified local […]


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