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Distance Learning Degree Program - How to Study

The format of distance learning courses is different than what most students have experienced. The teaching style is more student directed and you will have to become accustomed to these differences.

Distance Education is Now Training the Next Genertation of Medical Assistants

Some people are calling it distance-free learning for the Medical Assistant. Distance Learning happens wherever the learner is most available, free from the traditional boundaries of geography.

How to Find Money for College Education

Many current and future college students need help to pay for college. Especially with tuition rates going up every year, students are looking for ways to pay for their college eduction.

Online Degree Tips - Your Guide To Online Degree Programs

Is an Online Business Degree Right for You?Deciding if an online business degree is right for you is an easy task. With the wide selection of programs, flexibility and personalized formatting, an online business degree is a great choice for any one new to the business world or those that are very experienced but looking to learn more.

Oustanding Business Professors at WVU, Part 1

Paula Bone is a marketing professor who teaches "Consumer Behavior" and "Marketing Strategy" at West Virginia University's College of Business and Economics. Classes filled with lots of theory can be intimidating for students who are used to answers being "black" and "white," but Dr.

Outstanding Business Professors at WVU, Part 2

Stratford Douglas enrolled at the University of North Carolina in an economics graduate program in 1982. Five years later, he graduated with his Ph.

What Makes A Penn State Online Degree Preferable To Other Online Degrees?

A Penn State online degree is a college degree from Penn State University that is offered through the Internet. This is equivalent to a degree received from the traditional on-site Penn State University, and is advantageous because Penn State has a highly esteemed reputation in the academic world.

Online Paralegal Degree Preparing You For Employment

In an era when professional opportunities are diminishing, one area where opportunities are certainly expanding is in the field of paralegal work. Consequently, as the practice of law expands, and the need for professional paralegals grows, many argue that there has never been a better time to enter the field of paralegal work.

Who Can Apply For Online Nursing Degrees?

Online nursing degrees are college degrees in the field of healthcare and nursing that are obtained via the Internet. Online nursing degrees are great ways for registered nurses to further their careers without having to take a leave of absence from their jobs.

Online Nursing Degree For Busy Nurses

Many who work in the healthcare or nursing industry know without question that free time (time within which to relax and call your own) is at a premium. In this regard, they work in extremely demanding jobs: both in terms of the jobs they do and the hours on the job they spend.

What Are Online Masters Degrees?

Online masters degrees are higher education college degrees that are earned over the Internet. In order to apply, individuals must first have a bachelor's degree in the same field of study as the masters degree they wish to obtain.

Oxford Student Convicted of Child Pornography Offenses

An Oxford student has been convicted of downloading child pornography and has been placed on the Sex Offenders' Register for five years. However, the student continued to study in Oxford for several weeks after his conviction and did not inform his college or the University.

The Oxford Student - Official Student Newspaper

Academics from Oxford University have mathematically proven long held suspicions that the Eurovision Song contest is a fix. The team, led by Professor Neil Johnson of Lincoln College, compared statistical models of a contest where votes were fairly cast purely on musical merit with actual results over twelve years of the competition's history to expose the complex political allegiances and cliques at the heart of Eurovision.

Thinking of Dropping Out of College?

If rising tuition costs or personal concerns have made you consider dropping out of college or "taking a break" I'd like to encourage you to reconsider.Don't Let Cost Stand in Your WayIf cost is your primary reason for reducing your college hours or dropping out completely first pay a visit to your school's financial aid office.

Surviving School

Well, I finally finished my 1st semester of college and I think I did really well. I am pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice, possibly with a minor in psychology.

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College Students Aren't Checking Out Books  The Atlantic

University libraries around the world are seeing precipitous declines in the use of the books on their shelves.

University of Oklahoma gave false data to U.S. News college rankings for 20 years  CNN

The company that makes the annual Best Colleges rankings said that the University of Oklahoma gave "inflated" data on its alumni giving rates for two decades.

At the top of their classes  Tampa Bay Times

Lauren Dingle, 18. Parents: Kimberly and Phillip Dingle. College: University of Notre Dame. Major: Business. Co-Salutatorian. Sydney Lowman, 18. Parents: ...

As he faked students’ resumes, college admissions scandal mastermind appears to have fudged his credentials to  Los Angeles Times

In a deposition, William “Rick” Singer claimed he helped several colleges select students for admission. All but one of the schools said the claim was false.

Michigan baseball ousted by Nebraska in Big Ten tournament semis  The Detroit News

The Cornhuskers bounced back from an 18-8 loss to the Wolverines earlier Saturday to reach the title game Sunday for the first time since 2014.

Auburn radio voice Rod Bramblett, wife Paula, die after car wreck  Montgomery Advertiser

AUBURN — Rod Bramblett, the radio voice of the Auburn Tigers, and his wife, Paula, died late Saturday night from injuries suffered in serious car wreck about 6 ...

Father linked to University of San Diego pleads guilty in college admissions scandal  10News

A Los Angeles real estate CEO accused of gaining preference for admission to University of San Diego for his children was one of three parents who pleaded ...

Long before college admissions scandal, universities saw signs of fraud on campus  Los Angeles Times

More than a year before the college admissions scandal investigation began, Georgetown University “discovered irregularities” in the athletic credentials of two ...

Free College: More Than 53,000 Disney Employees Can Attend University of Central Florida  Newsweek

Thousands of Disney employees have attended college free of charge courtesy of their employer and now over 50,000 people will be eligible to attend the ...

Opinion: Oregonians need a bold investment in higher education

While we should celebrate the new investment in Oregon's prekindergarten-12 system, we cannot forget the need for investment in higher education, writes Ben ...

Chapman University Student Linked to College Admissions Scandal  NBC Southern California

A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have ...

University of Oklahoma stripped of U.S. News college ranking after giving false information for 20 years  The Week Magazine

The University of Oklahoma has been supplying false information to U.S. News & World Report for the last 20 years, reports CNN. U.S. News & World Report, ...

Capital Region college, university graduations begin this weekend  Times Union

Mortar boards and academic robes will be a common site in the coming weeks in the Capital Region as area colleges and universities hold their graduation ...

The Day the National Guard Raided a Dorm in North Carolina  The Atlantic

Violence in the spring of 1969 marred the commencement festivities for that year's North Carolina A&T graduates. This year, they finally got to celebrate.

Opinion | More on the College Dropout Crisis  The New York Times

This article is part of David Leonhardt's newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. A few years ago, I got some feedback from a reader that ...

University of Illinois' Gies College of Business to end on-campus MBA classes  Crain's Chicago Business

The Gies College of Business in Urbana-Champaign will direct more resources to its fast-growing online MBA program, among others. “The iMBA is the right ...

NCAA Softball Super Regional: Tennessee Lady Vols outlast Florida, force Game 3  Knoxville News Sentinel

Haley Bearden drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth inning to finish off Florida 3-2, sending the best-of-three series to the third and deciding game.

College Radio Watch: University of Evansville to Sell WUEV License and More News  Radio Survivor

I'm saddened, but not surprised to hear that University of Evansville has announced plans to sell the 91.5 FM license for college radio station WUEV-FM in ...

Chapman University Says Student Linked to College Admissions Scam May Have Given Fraudulent Test Scores  KTLA Los Angeles

A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have ...

University to use The College Board's 'adversity score' for student admissions, retention  Daily Illini

The College Board recently announced a new college admissions tool that measures the economic and social adversity of students who take the SAT exam.

USF President Makes Historic Gift, Donating $20 Million to Establish the Judy Genshaft Honors College | USF News  USF News Channel

The University of South Florida System has flourished under President Judy Genshaft. Now, she continues her transformational leadership – this time through a ...

A College Student Is No Longer Enrolled At School After A Video Showing A Group Of White Students Using The N-Word Went Viral  BuzzFeed News

At least one Monmouth University student is no longer enrolled there after he was identified in a video with other, mostly white students using the n-word that ...

Normal to improve College/University intersection this summer  Bloomington Pantagraph

NORMAL — One of Normal's busiest intersections is getting upgrades this summer, including better accessibility for the vision-impaired.

University of Oklahoma stripped of 'US News' ranking for supplying false information  Inside Higher Ed

University knowingly exaggerated the share of alumni who donate. Seven other colleges found to have submitted incorrect information.

Tuition discounting grows at private colleges and universities  CNBC

There has been a great deal of news about the rising cost of college tuition. However, discounts at private colleges and universities are actually on the rise.

Year-old video surfaces showing college students repeating racial slur; Peers now demand action

A year-old video posted on social media this week that shows eight young people repeating a racial slur sparked outrage from New Jersey college students and ...

College students seeking mental health care face barriers on campus  The Gazette

When Mary Rose Bernal sought help for an eating disorder during her first year of college in Iowa, she said she felt like she had to educate providers “who ...

MSU College of Education recognizes outstanding teacher interns  Mississippi State Newsroom

Twenty-one Mississippi State College of Education graduates recently were recognized as outstanding teacher interns for the spring 2019 semester.

PIAA track and field championships: Girard College’s Thelma Davies makes state history

Davies became the first person to win two PIAA championships four years in a row, according to PIAA records.

Webster University Appoints Paul Steger Dean of Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts  Webster University Newsroom

Paul Steger has been named dean of the Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts at Webster University, effective mid-July. Steger joins Webster University from ...

Michelle Casey, Oregon State University student, falls to her death while taking pictures on coast  CBS News

Michelle Casey, of Happy Valley, was taking pictures at Neahkahnie Mountain near Manzanita when she fell.

College Bound  Northside Sun

Mississippi State, Ole Miss top choices for Northside graduatesThe numbers are in, and Mississippi State University is the top choice this year for Northside ...

Unique degree paths present numerous possibilities for Oklahoma college graduates

Til death do us part has new meaning for Cassie Alvarez and Ryan Johnson. The two University of Central Oklahoma students both recently graduated with a ...

Several exposed, 2 hospitalized after chemical spill at Lone Star College  Chron

Several people were exposed to Bromine after the chemical spilled inside a northwest Houston Lone Star College campus Wednesday morning, police said.

Disney World employees can now attend Florida college for free  NBC2 News

Disney is going to pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida.

OU Super Regional - Photo Gallery

Oklahoma players carry a piece of the outfield wall after winning the second game of the NCAA softball tournament in the Norman Super Regional between the ...

Mr. Chenowith goes to Washington ... to speak about insurance for college athletes  Kansas City Star

Former KU basketball center Eric Chenowith spoke in front of the Knight Commission on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. The topic was insurance for college ...

Local woman killed in semi-truck crash on Highway 6 in College Station  KBTX

It took firefighters two hours to rescue a driver who was trapped in the wreckage of a semi-truck on Highway 6 in College Station. The truck's passenger was ...

She used to ignore her mother’s stories about Vietnam. A professor’s class helped change that.  The Washington Post

In her valedictory speech at the University of Southern California, the child of Vietnamese immigrants challenged the school on its diversity.

6 strategies for filing successful college applications (Part 1)

This is the first part of a two-part series, offering strategies for filling successful college applications. Here are the first three strategies, with the final three to come ...

OC University Turns Over Student Records In College Cheating Scandal  KABC

Chapman University reportedly turned over records for nine students in the case. The L.A. Times is reporting that school received $400-grand from a bogus ...

The liberal arts are under attack. So why do the rich want their children to study them?  The Washington Post

A new analysis by two economists takes issue with those who argue that liberal arts education is not worth the investment. Catharine B. Hill and Elizabeth ...

New dean of College of Law announced  Northern News

Following a national search, Charles H. Rose III has been named dean of the Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, effective July 1. Rose is currently ...

Area sports notes: Lee University finishes season strong at national track and field meet  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Lee University wound up with six top-eight finals times in the NCAA Division II outdoor track and field meet in Kingsville, Texas.

15 college presidents who've been paid millionaire salaries  Business Insider

The highest paid university president earned 41 times more than professors. Here are some college chiefs who earn millionaire salaries.

He helped rip off $3M in a college admissions scheme. Now, he faces 10 years in prison.

The man, a Neptune Township resident, helped out-of-state students get in-state tuition at Delaware State University.

Chico State wins Yeti FLW College fishing Western Conference tournament  Ukiah Daily Journal

The Chico State University duo of Carson Leber of Dixon, California, and Chad Sweitzer of Chico, California, won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Clear ...

Lady Vols softball loses to Florida in super regional; UT one loss from elimination  Knoxville News Sentinel

If the Tennessee softball team is going to reach the Women's College World Series, it will have to do it the hard way.

Best College/University | Best Education And Instruction in Northwest Indiana

2200 169th St. Hammond. 219-989-2400. 1400 S. U.S. Hwy. 421. Westville. 219-785-5200. “It is a tremendous honor to consistently be recognized by ...

National Champion! South Carolina’s Paul Jubb takes NCAA men’s tennis singles title  The State

The South Carolina Gamecocks men's tennis program got its first ever national champion when Paul Jubb beat Mississippi State's Nuno Borges at the NCAA ...

Lone Star College-University Park Salutes Graduates  PRNewswire

HOUSTON, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The hopes and dreams of students from all backgrounds and walks of life will be front and center at Lone Star ...

KU point guard target R.J. Hampton to announce college choice Tuesday on ESPN  Kansas City Star

R.J. Hampton, the No. 6-ranked player in the college basketball recruiting Class of 2019 by, will announce his college choice on Tuesday, May 28, ...

Jefferson Scholars Foundation Announces Next Class of Jefferson and National Fellows  UVA Today

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation has awarded Jefferson Fellowships to 16 graduate students at the University of Virginia, and National Fellowships to seven ...

University Of Miami & Miami-Dade College Sign New Transfer Agreement  CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – It's not uncommon for a student to begin at Miami-Dade College with the intention of eventually transferring to the University of Miami.

It’s Taken 5 Decades to Get the Ph.D. Her Abusive Professor Denied Her  The New York Times

When Marilyn Webb asked a distinguished male professor to serve on her dissertation committee at the University of Chicago, he said he would do so only if he ...

Here's how the University Center will be more like a community college — and how it won't  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

University of South Dakota officials want to change the University Center in Sioux Falls into a community college with a rebrand and a new name: "Community ...

OU Begins WCWS Thursday against Alabama

NORMAN — No. 1 seed Oklahoma softball (54-3) opens play at the 2019 Women's College World Series Thursday at 8:30 p.m. CT against No. 8 seed Alabama ...

4-star recruit Cole Bajema sticking with Michigan basketball  Detroit Free Press

Michigan basketball signee Cole Bajema reaffirmed his commitment to the Wolverines.

Colleges discount sticker price by more than 50 percent, as competition for students rises

Private nonprofit colleges and universities have tried mightily in recent years to increase revenue by reducing the discounts from the sticker price that they hand ...

Who'll be John Beilein replacement? Here are some Michigan coaching candidates  Detroit Free Press

John Beilein's time at Michigan basketball has come to a close. And now athletic director Warde Manuel has the biggest test of his career. Manuel has had his ...

What history tells Howard: Ex-NBA players jump to college coaching with mixed results  The Detroit News

Juwan Howard, a former Fab Five member and Miami Heat assistant, has had plenty of success throughout his career. But when it comes to former NBA players ...

It looks like any other graduation -- except these graduates earned their degrees in prison  CNN

It looked like just another graduation ceremony -- except it took place at the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center in the town of Pacific, where all 10 of the ...

For Braiden McGregor, four-star DE, 'It was always Michigan'  The Detroit News

Braiden McGregor of Port Huron Northern, one of the nation's top defensive end prospects in the 2020 class, will play college football at Michigan, ...

Michigan offers Juwan Howard its basketball job, deal being negotiated  Detroit Free Press

Michigan basketball has offered its head coaching job to Juwan Howard, the former Fab Five member.

UNC Charlotte's 'worst day': Former student kills 2, injures 4 in shooting at North Carolina university  USA TODAY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A former student opened fire in a classroom building at a North Carolina university on Tuesday night, killing two people and injuring four ...

Class act: Saluting the top students at Pinellas private schools  Tampa Bay Times

After last week's salute to valedictorians and salutatorians from Pinellas County public schools, it's time to recognize the top students at the county's private ...

College grads still earn more than workers with no university degree. This map shows the states with the widest salary gaps.  Business Insider

New York, California, and DC have the highest difference in earnings between college grads and non-college grads.

Cherokee Nation Foundation to offer college prep camp  Cherokee Phoenix

Yale sophomore Sophia Ross said attending the 2016 Cherokee College Prep Institute helped her discover the array of options open to her for higher education ...

University of London faces boycott over treatment of staff  The Guardian

The University and College Union (UCU) congress has voted to boycott Senate House, the administrative centre of the University of London (UoL), because of ...

Free college is coming for WA families making under $50K  Crosscut

For years, Washington state has failed to fully fund its financial-aid program for low-income college students. This school year, about 18,000 people qualified for ...

Sonita Alleyne to be first black leader of an Oxbridge college  The Guardian

A businesswoman and media executive is to become the first black person to lead an Oxbridge college after being elected master of Jesus College, Cambridge.

Carroll College, University of Providence split softball doubleheader  Montana Sports

(Argo Athletics Media Release). GREAT FALLS – Argo softball fell by run-rule to open their series against Carroll but rallied in the second contest to take a ...

See the names of the delegation members accompanying Gov. DeSantis to Israel

The delegation includes elected officials, Florida agency personnel, business leaders, academic leaders and faith leaders.

US college scandal: How much difference does going to a top university make?  BBC News

Why parents fighting to get their children into a top college may get less than they expect.

This is the greatest hidden ball trick you've ever seen  Yahoo Sports

Trine University pulled off a walk-off pick-off using the hidden ball trick to advance to the College World Series.

Campus Notes: TCC posthumously bestows degree to Vietnam veteran

TCC posthumously bestows degree to Vietnam veteran. David Lowe was a student at TCC in 2006 and again in 2009-10. He died in June 2018. Tallahassee ...

Which Tennessee football assistants are the most productive recruiters?  Knoxville News Sentinel

As Jeremy Pruitt prepares for his second season as Tennessee's football coach, he and staff members he hired are responsible for more than half of the ...

Lawmakers call on congress to pass ALERT Act to protect college, university students  WWMT-TV

Several United States senators and representatives are calling on Congress to pass the Accountability of Leaders in Education to Report Title IX Investigations ...

Washington State Moves Toward Free and Reduced College Tuition, With Businesses Footing the Bill  The New York Times

Washington State lawmakers have taken a major step toward offering free or reduced college tuition using funds from businesses there, including Amazon and ...

South Carolina makes top five for key in-state recruit  The State

The South Carolina Gamecocks football team with Will Muschamp and John Scott Jr. are working hard on Conway defensive lineman Tonka Heminway, who ...

AJ Plitzuweit transfers to University of South Dakota as Augustana maps D-I future  Sioux Falls Argus Leader

NSIC Freshman of the Year AJ Plitzuweit is transferring from Augustana to the University of South Dakota.

‘We definitely will bounce back’ : USC greats confident in baseball program  The State

The South Carolina baseball wrapped up its worst season in the past two decades Tuesday night. The Gamecocks lost to LSU, 8-6, in the elimination round of ...

Cambridge University college bell removed over slavery link  BBC News

A Cambridge University college has removed a historic bell from view amid fears it has links to the slave trade. The Demerara Bell was donated to St Catharine's ...

South Carolina star wins NCAA semifinal, clinches spot in national championship match  The State

The South Carolina Gamecocks tennis team will have someone playing for a national title for the first time ever when Paul Jubb plays Saturday in the NCAA ...

Class of 2020 cornerback Angelo Grose of Mansfield commits to Cincinnati Bearcats

Angelo Grose may look to run track at UC in addition to playing football.

Sanskrit College & University to increase intake in Linguistics  Millennium Post

Kolkata: The Sanskrit College and University (SCU) is taking steps to increase its intake in Linguistics at the undergraduate level considering the opportunities in ...

Michigan defensive lineman Ron Johnson enters transfer portal  Detroit Free Press

Michigan defensive lineman Ron Johnson has entered the transfer portal. He'll have two years of college football eligibility remaining.

HR Program Directory  SHRM

The Program directory includes HR- and HR-related degree programs that align with the SHRM Human Resource Curriculum Guidelines and templates, ...

Report: Cincinnati Bearcats to host Valparaiso transfer Jaume Sorolla for visit

Valparaiso grad transfer Jaume Sorolla, a 7-foot center from Tortosa, Spain, will visit the Cincinnati Bearcats this weekend, according to a report via Twitter from ...

Hundreds of students and staff from two L.A. universities remain quarantined amid measles scare  The Washington Post

Hundreds of students, staff and faculty at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined because they may have been exposed to measles, according to ...

Lecturers urge colleges not to hide behind government on pay  TES News

The UCU is urging colleges to deliver better pay and conditions for FE lecturers and not hide behind the government's failings to increase funding for the sector.

Chicago's Urban Prep Academy – known for 100% college acceptance rates – put reputation ahead of results  The Conversation - US

Urban Prep Academy in Chicago made a name by boasting about its 100% college acceptance rates for graduating seniors. A founding teacher at Urban Prep ...

Standout Gamecock pitcher ending career early, but he’s not leaving team just yet  The State

A promising season derailed by injuries has ended with South Carolina baseball closer Sawyer Bridges deciding to transition to a new role with the Gamecocks.

Riot starts League of Legends collegiate body and names 6 advisory board...  Dot Esports

Brought to you by IKON, challenging you to share your greatest game moments and win amazing prizes. Riot Games has finally launched the Riot Scholastic ...

John Beilein: Cavaliers job a 'dream come true'  The Detroit News

From high school junior varsity to every rank at the college level, John Beilein's 44-year coaching climb has reached the highest level. Beilein, who departed ...

Scrap student loans and give every 18-year-old who stays in training £20,000, report says  The Telegraph

Scrap student loans and instead give every 18-year-old who stays in training a £20000 lump sum, a former Government adviser has said.

Deion Sanders, DT Cromer see friendship come full circle with Gamecock connection  The State

D.T. Cromer has put up Deion Sanders in his house, and now he can extend the same offer to Sanders' son Shilo thanks to South Carolina football. Cromer, who ...

LSU’s national champion coach: Kingston ‘one of the very best’ despite dismal season  The State

LSU baseball coach and College World Series champion Paul Mainieri was highly complimentary of South Carolina baseball and coach Mark Kingston after ...

Historic Number of Women Elected to National Academy of Sciences  University Herald

WASHINGTON -- The National Academy of Sciences announced today the election of 100 new members and 25 foreign associates in recognition of their ...

UC Bearcats transfer Rashawn Fredericks announces he'll play for UAB

Rashawn Fredericks averaged 2.3 points and 2.2 rebounds in 10.3 minutes per game during his only season for the Bearcats.

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