Bovee & Thill Texts--Adopted Throughout the World
Below you'll see a photo gallery of selected cities and countries in which a Bovee and Thill business communication textbook has been adopted. (This is not a…
Adoptions in the United States (Partial List)
Savannah, Georgia, is an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. Each year the city attracts millions of visitors to its cobblestone streets, parks, and notable historic buildings. These buildings include the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low (founder, Girl Scouts of the USA), Georgia Historical Society, Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences, First African Baptist Church, and Temple Mickve Israel. Five colleges and universities reside in the city.
According to Best Life magazine, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the healthiest city in the United States. The city has more than 70 parks and greenways. Sioux Falls has hot, humid summers and cold, dry winters. Partially due to the lack of a state corporate income tax, the city is home to a number of financial companies, including Wells Fargo and Citigroup. The city is home to four colleges and universities.
Los Angeles, the City of Angels, whose residents speak more than different 80 languages, and those with Mexican ancestry make up about 32% of the population, love Bovee and Thill's business communication textbooks. Los Angeles has more than 30 colleges and universities. (Picture: Paramount Pictures, 5555 Melrose Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038.)
A major center for country music, Nashville, Tennessee, is commonly known as "Music City." It is also sometimes referred to as the"Athens of the South," due to 30 educational institutions that reside in the city. This includes four historically Black institutions of higher education.
Fort Worth, Texas, has historically been a center of the Texas Longhorn cattle trade. It still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design. Twenty-six colleges and universities reside within 20 miles of the city.
Miami, Florida, is an economic powerhouse, serving as the financial and business hub of Latin America. Miami is nicknamed the "Capital of Latin America." Hispanic or Latino make up 70% of Miami's population, and approximately half of this population is Cuban. The city has the third tallest skyline in the U.S. with over 300 high-rises. Miami is a major tourism hub for international visitors. Fifteen colleges and universities reside in the city.
Detroit, Michigan, with a nickname of "Motor City," is regarded as a major cultural center and is known for its contributions to music and as a repository for art, architecture and design. Six colleges reside in Detroit and 28 colleges and university reside within 50 miles of the city.
Due to its location, almost equidistant from New York City and Tokyo, Anchorage, Alaska, lies within 9 1⁄2 hours by air of nearly 90% of the industrialized world. A diverse wildlife population exists within urban Anchorage and the surrounding area. Bears are regularly sighted within the city as are moose. Anchorage's largest economic sectors include transportation, military, government, tourism, corporate headquarters and resource extraction. Three colleges and universities reside in the city.
Phoenix, Arizona, also known as the "Valley in the Sun," is the fifth-most populous city in the United States and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. The greater Phoenix area has 15 colleges and universities.
Honolulu, Hawaii, is the gateway to the Hawaiian Islands and a major portal to the U.S. The city is also a major hub for international business and military defense, research, development, and manufacturing, as well as being host to a diverse variety of east–west and Pacific cultures, cuisine, and traditions. Honolulu's location in the Pacific also makes it a large business and trading hub, particularly between the East and the West. Six college and universities reside in the city.
Dallas, Texas, is home to ten Fortune 500 companies within the city limits. Dominant sectors of its diverse economy include defense, financial services, information technology, telecommunications, and transportation. Forty colleges and universities reside in Dallas.
San Antonio, Texas, is a city rich in history, bursting with culture, and booming with modern attractions. The San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and The Alamo are UNESCO World Heritage sites. The The military's Fort Sam Houston is located within the city limits. San Antonio's economy focuses primarily on military, health care, government-civil service, financial services, oil and gas, and tourism. Thirty-one colleges and universities reside in the city.
Las Vegas, Nevada, bills itself as The Entertainment Capital of the World, and is famous for its mega casino-hotels and associated activities. It is a top three destination in the United States for business conventions and a global leader in the hospitality industry, claiming more AAA Five- Diamond hotels than any other city in the world. Today, Las Vegas annually ranks as one of the world's most visited tourist destinations. Nineteen colleges and universities reside in Las Vegas.
Richmond, Virginia's economy is primarily driven by law, finance, federal, state, and local governmental agencies, as well as notable legal and banking firms. The city is home to both a U.S. Court of Appeals, one of 13 such courts, and a Federal Reserve Bank, one of 12 such banks. Dominion Energy and WestRock, Fortune 500 companies, are headquartered in the city. Richmond has been noted for its modern renditions of Southern cuisine. Five colleges and universities reside in the city.
Des Moines, Iowa, is home to the capital of Iowa. It is a major center of the U.S. insurance industry and has a sizable financial services and publishing business base. The Meredith Corporation, a leading publishing and marketing company, is also based in Des Moines. Meredith publishes Better Homes and Gardens, one of the most widely circulated publications in the United States. Des Moines was also the headquarters of Golf Digest magazine. Six colleges and universities reside in Des Moines.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia, is the capital city of the United States of America. The three branches of the U.S. federal government are centered in the district: Congress (legislative), the president (executive), and the Supreme Court (judicial). Washington is home to many national monuments and museums. The city hosts 177 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many groups and organizations. Eighteen colleges and universities reside in the city.
San Francisco is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. As city has the highest salaries, disposable income, and median home prices in the world, as well as the highest median rents. A popular tourist destination, San Francisco is known for its cool summers, fog, steep rolling hills, eclectic mix of architecture, and landmarks. It's also a global center for science and the arts. Twenty-five colleges and universities reside in the city.
Seven counties encompass Minneapolis, Minnesota, and its neighbor Saint Paul, the state's capital, are known as the Twin Cities region. Minneapolis lies on both banks of the Mississippi River. The economy of the city is based in commerce, finance, rail and trucking services, health care, and industry. Smaller components are in publishing, milling, food processing, graphic arts, insurance, education, and high technology. Twenty-five colleges and universities reside in the area.
Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States. San Juan the capital. Old San Juan is the main cultural tourist attraction in Puerto Rico; its bayside is lined by dock slips for large cruise ships. San Juan is the country's most important seaport and is the island's manufacturing (chemicals, medicine, rum, fertilizers, electronic tools, electronics, plastics, textiles, and food-based products), financial, cultural, and tourism center. Twenty-one colleges and universities reside in San Joan.
New York City, often called simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Situated on one of the world's largest natural harbors, New York City is composed of five boroughs, each of which is a county of the State of New York. The five boroughs are Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island. More than 100 colleges and universities reside within New York City.
Mesa, Arizona, is the largest suburban city by population in the United States. Surrounded by the Sonoran Desert, Mesa is a playground for outdoor recreation, home to numerous championship golf courses, with convenient access to three lakes, two rivers and endless hiking trails. The city’s downtown is a vibrant epicenter with boutiques, antique shops, museums, studios and cafes – all anchored by the Mesa Arts Center. Ten colleges and universities are in Mesa.
Rochester, New York, rose to prominence as the birthplace and home many iconic American companies, including Eastman Kodak, Xerox, Bausch & Lomb, Wegmans, Gannett, Paychex, Western Union, French's, and Ragú. Rochester is also known for its culture and institutions like the Eastman School of Music, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, and the George Eastman Museum, the oldest photography collection in the world and one of the largest. Twenty-two colleges reside in the Rochester area.
Seattle, Washington, is the northernmost large city in the United States, located 100 miles south of the Canadian border. The Port of Seattle is a major gateway for trade with Asia and cruises to Alaska. Seattle is also the birthplace of rock musician Jimi Hendrix and the origin of the bands Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Foo Fighters. Amazon, Starbucks, Nordstrom, and Weyerhaeuser are based in Seattle. Sixteen colleges and universities reside in the city.
The city is noted for its natural environment, recreational opportunities (especially bicycling, running/jogging, rafting, and kayaking), and focus on the arts, along with its history of civil unrest, protests, and green activism. Nike corporation had its beginnings in Eugene. Several spots within Eugene are believed to be inspiration for locations in The Simpsons. Eugene is home to the University of Oregon, Bushnell University, New Hope Christian College, and Lane Community College.