Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona: The University of Arizona received several strong marks in US News & World Report’s 2023 Best Colleges Ranking. UA is ranked 105th overall and 48th among public universities. The university ranks 11th among all colleges and universities designated as Hispanic-Serving Institutions.
The university’s undergraduate business informatics program maintained its position (#5 overall, #3 among public universities). UA also achieved strong scores for its undergraduate programs in Accounting (consistent #20) and Entrepreneurship (consistent #21). Eller College of Management is ranked #30 overall by US News for the best business programs in the country.
UA was ranked 29th overall in nursing, 54th in computer science, 54th in engineering, 67th on the list of top colleges for veterans, and 75th on the list of A+ schools for B students.
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In the publication’s annual list of top graduate schools, US News ranked Eller College of Management’s Management Information Systems program #1 among public universities and #3 overall. The University of Arizona’s geology program rose to #2 overall.
Barker Contracting, Inc.: Barker Contracting’s Project Manager, Riley Rasmussen, was selected as one of the 20 Top Young Professionals by Engineering News Record, Southwest Contractor. The award honors 20 individuals under the age of 40 in each of ENR’s 10 regions who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and service throughout their careers. Winners automatically enter the national judging round for the ENR National Award for Top 20 under 40.
Pima Community College: Pima Community College was named the fifth best place to work in Arizona in Forbes’ 2022 list of the best places to work in the country. The list was compiled by anonymously surveying employees of companies with at least 500 employees. Respondents were asked to rate their employers on a variety of criteria, including work environment safety, pay competitiveness, advancement opportunities and openness to teleworking. Respondents were also asked how likely they would be to recommend their employer.
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