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For the Record - Hampton Roads, October 2010

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The College of William and Mary received the 2010 CASE-WealthEngine Award as one of the nation’s best fundraising programs among public colleges and universities. (News release)

Klett Consulting Group, a Virginia Beach-based engineering consultant for defense companies, will expand its site and hire 20 workers there, as well as another 10 in Northern Virginia. (The Virginian-Pilot)

Norfolk Southern Corp., a Norfolk-based railroad company, increased by 50 million the number of shares in its stock repurchase program. The company now has until Dec. 31, 2014 to buy back a total of 125 million shares of common stock. (PRNewswire)

Northrop Grumman Corp. announced plans to lay off 173 workers at Fort Eustis even though it received a five-year, $46 million contract renewal for logistics support at the base. The company had earlier said 330 jobs were at stake if the renewal didn’t come through.  (Washington Business Journal)

Old Dominion University and Mid-Atlantic Broadband Cooperative will partner on a $12 million project, funded primarily through federal stimulus money, to build 170 miles of high-speed Internet infrastructure over the next two years in Southeast Virginia. (News release)

Regent University was one of seven institutions in the nation cited by University Business magazine and Higher One Honor for efforts to deliver services at greater efficiency. Regent was highlighted in particular for work in streamlining undergraduate business course development. (News release)

Turner Strategic Technologies LLC, a Virginia construction company, is expanding its efforts to help firms identify and overcome environmental issues. Turner will hire 12 new workers as part of the effort. (The Virginian-Pilot)

 

 


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