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Teachers In Seminole County May Hold on to Jobs

In Florida, teachers who were in fear of losing their jobs to budget cuts can breathe easier. So can student who have just spent the last four years earning their teaching degree. Federal Stimulus funding will help the county avoid most of its scheduled teacher layoffs.
Federal stimulus money will allow Seminole County… | Read More

University at Buffalo Introduces Minority High School Students to Accounting Careers

Cool news out of Buffalo: in conjunction with the Foundation for Accounting Education of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), the University at Buffalo School of Management will be hosting a five-day program for local minority high school students. Ranked by Wall Street Journal and Business week as one of the… | Read More

Smith College to Introduce New Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Degree

Smith College has always been a pioneer in many fields, including engineering: its Picker Engineering Program is not only one of the most renowned engineering schools in the nation, but was the first at an all-woman's school and the first to explore engineering from a liberal arts perspective. Not content to stop innovating, Smith College… | Read More

A New Emphasis on Career Development in the Works for Washington State University

Changes may be in the works for Washington State University -- not the least of which is a whole new college within its walls. With the elimination of another outdated wing, this college is slated to focus on general studies, honors courses, and a new section specializing in helping students find their best careers for… | Read More

Remington College-Tampa Campus Introduces Dental Assistant Program

Big news from Remington College's Tampa campus: the school is now enrolling students for its brand new dental assistant degree program. This eight-month program promises to prepare students with the qualifications needed to successfully begin a career in dental assisting upon graduation.
The program lasts a minimum of eight months and begins with students learning… | Read More

University of Texas Announces New Nursing Programs

Going to nursing school is usually the tip of the iceberg for many who work in the field of nursing. Beyond your basic degree, there are many specialized graduate programs where nurses can continue their education to move ahead in their careers. The University of Texas recently announced new programs.
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India's Shobhit University Introduces Pharmaceutical School

Vying to join the ranks of other top pharmacy schools worldwide, Meerut's Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology has just unveiled its School of Pharmaceutical Studies. With this new program, the school hopes to train students for excellence in various pharmaceutical fields, from administration to research, and it is open for business:
Shobhit University, the… | Read More

UNC Greensboro Introduces Four New Online Business Programs

According to an announcement from the school itself, University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Bryan School of Business and Economics will be introducing four new business school online programs to commence in the upcoming fall semester! The school expects to see a large jump in students in the near future, and have put together these… | Read More

Open House at Florida Interior Design School

Florida-based interior design school hopefuls, take note: on Thursday, June 4th, the Institute of Interior Design will be opening its doors to the public for an open house. Whether you want to meet with faculty and staff, take a tour, or simply browse outstanding work from current students, there is something in it for you.Read More

Dallas County Career Center Reintroduces HVAC Program

The laws of supply and demand are alive and well in Dallas, Texas: thanks to rising requests amongst the community, Dallas County's school board voted on, and approved, the reinstitution of an HVAC program at the county's Career Center for the 2009-2010 school year. Though a similar HVAC technician school was previously cut from the… | Read More

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