UNLV Students Earn Award, Help Fight Covid One Breath at a Time

These are, indeed, challenging times, and challenging times call for innovation–and dare we say–Excellence. Two UNLV engineering students and a graduate from Cal-Berkeley teamed to be one of five recognized with a grant from a UNLV-based and international competition. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. To inspire innovators to find ways to combat Covid-19 […]

Are These the Most Important Excellence Awards (Cyber Security) of Year?

The Globee® Awards organizer of world’s premier business awards programs and business ranking lists is now accepting nominations and entries for the 17th Annual 2021 Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards® honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the cyber and digital security industry. The SVUS Awards® has rebranded as Globee Awards consisting of the […]

Ohio State Excellence Blows Out Clemson In Lead Up to Alabama Showdown

As we often say, “Excellence is around us”, and it was on full display Jan. 1 during the Sugar Bowl when the Ohio State Buckeyes blew out perennial powerhouse Clemson in a College Football Playoff semi-final game. Now, the buckeyes take on the historic Alabama Crimson Tide in the national championship Jan. 11. –By Brian […]

Excellence Canada Creates Inclusion Project to Promote Racial Equity, Diversity

Our friends at Excellence Canada are jumping into 2021 with the launch of the new Inclusion Project to promote racial equity and diversity throughout Canada. “Our goal is to further inclusion, innovation, and leadership through partnership and collaboration among organizations, communities, and institutions across Canada; we are excited to be furthering these through this partnership,” […]

Excellence Collection Reveals Magnificence of Caribbean

This one is purely aspirational, so maybe each of us can aspire to a prosperous 2021 and also traveling, worry free, to places near and far. A possible destination is the Caribbean, where the Excellence Collection, a group of all-inclusive Caribbean resorts, has launched a rewards program to entice more travel. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host, Magnifying […]

Spurs Popovich Recognizes Lebron James’ ‘Commitment to Excellence’

It was a memorable conversation several years ago at a Team USA training camp when NBA superstar Lebron James gave me his definition of Excellence. It was obvious the subject was meaningful to him, and recently San Antonio Spurs head coach Greg Popovich shared with reporters his appreciation of Lebron’s “commitment to Excellence.” –By Brian […]

Salon.com Names Top 10 ‘Excellent’ TV Shows

If there are some certainties to 2020, it’s that most of us probably watched more television than normal. As such, Salon.com recently named their top 10 television shows that provided some viewing excellence during quarantine. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. From Salon.com writer Meleanie McFarland: Remember when everybody worried that we were going […]

Excellence Award Honors Quality Educational Access

Providing equal education opportunities for all is a complicated task and there are organizations working to make this a reality. The NPEA/Cooke Award for Excellence in Educational Access recognizes an NPEA member organization or program that has made a notable difference in the lives of historically marginalized students. Here’s the 2020 winner. –By Brian Hurlburt, […]

Appropriate 5 Reasons to Honor the Excellence of Rap Group Whodini

Five Minutes of Funk is probably Whodini’s “anthem”, so it is appropriate that BET chose to honor the group by providing “5 reasons” to honor the Excellence of the group upon the passing of group co-founder John “Ecstasy” Fletcher last week. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. It has been a difficult year and […]

Autoweek Tells Story of How Porsche Achieved Le Mans Excellence

Just hearing the word “Porsche” conjures up images of Excellence. The iconic car maker has set the Standard of Excellence at the 24-hour Le Mans and now Autoweek tells the story about how the company and its drivers have won the race a record 19 times since 1970. –By Brian Hurlburt, Host, Magnifying Excellence Podcast. […]