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iversityBusiness.com sponsored stu- dents to attend the eleventh annual “Na- tional Multicultural Business Conference”. The students had the opportunity to


take full advantage of the speeches, work- shops and panels-as well as the social and networking aspects


of the conference.


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They also witnessed the nation’s top di- versity-owned businesses, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies most dedicated to supporting diversity receive recognition for their hard work and com- mitment to multicultural markets in the United States.


Perhaps the most valuable take-away


for the students were the keynote speeches delivered by Joan Lunden former host of “Good Morning America”, Robert John- son Chairman RLJ Enterprises, Tom Long COO Miller Coors and Nadira Hira. It was also a great experience for the students to meet and interact with senior level Fortune 500 executives and govern- ment officials, educational practitioners as well as the country’s most successful entrepreneurs.


Students sponsored by DiversityBusiness.com; Kenton Clarke, President and CEO of DiversityBusiness.com; Kenton Clarke, Jr.


“What better opportunity for our future leaders to gain firsthand knowledge from the brightest minds who continue to strengthen our nation vitality says Kenton Clarke, President and CEO of Diversity- Business.com. It was an honor to provide this opportunity. I know they walked away with a broader perspective about business and have become more confident and in- spired to make an impact throughout their professional careers.” Source: DiveristyBusiness.com


Jacobs Receives Contract From Huntsman Corp. and Zamil Group Holding Co.


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acobs Engineering Group Inc. announced that it received a contract from Huntsman Corporation and Zamil Group Holding Company to provide front end engineering and design (FEED) services for a Morpholine and Diglycolamine® Agent (DGA®) unit located in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. Officials did not disclose the contract value, however noted


that Jacobs is executing the project from its offices in Houston, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, and Mumbai, India. The commercial unit is expected to expand production of


Morpholine and DGA on an annual basis, making Huntsman the largest global supplier of Morpholine and DGA. The FEED stage is expected to be complete by the third quarter of 2011. Initial production is slated for 2014. In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President


Mike Autrey stated, “We are delighted to grow our relationship with Huntsman and Zamil in their joint effort to expand invest- ment in the Middle East and support production of high value- added chemicals.”


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Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional, and construction services. Statements made in this release that are not based on histori-


cal fact are forward-looking statements. We base these forward- looking statements on management’s current estimates and ex- pectations as well as currently available competitive, financial and economic data. Forward-looking statements, however, are inherently uncertain. There are a variety of factors that could cause business results to differ materially from our forward- looking statements. For a description of some of the factors which may occur that could cause actual results to differ from our forward-looking statements please refer to our 2010 Form 10-K, and in particular the discussions contained under Items 1 - Business, 1A - Risk Factors, 3 - Legal Proceedings, and 7 - Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations. We do not undertake to update any forward-looking statements made herein. Source: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. & PRNewsWire


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