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Wisconsin IT Students With Disabilities Honored at Award Night

Finding a viable path to college and a career can be hard enough on its own, but dealing with disabilities can make the process all the more discouraging. Luckily, there are organizations devoted to helping disabled students find the resources they need to make career success a reality, and AbilITy Connection is one of those… | Read More

Major Student Loan Overhaul in Washington

On September 17th the House of Representatives passed the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, a bill that provides billions of dollars in federal spending on education and that makes a major change in the structure for student loans in this country. The omnibus bill is described in the New York Times as a… | Read More

Harvard Announces New Educational Doctorate Experiment

The Boston Globe's online publication Boston.com is carrying a story on Harvard University's innovative new doctoral degree in education. It is an Ed.L.D. (as opposed to a PhD): a program that is meant to provide the skills for actual management careers in education administration rather than the knowledge and abilities to teach and conduct… | Read More

A Revamped Criminal Justice Program to Include Public Safety

Mercer University in Georgia has announced the introduction of a bachelor's program in public safety that has taken the curriculum from their criminal justice degree and modified it to meet today's needs.
Program coordinator Lynn Tankersley said that the new major is the result both of requests from professionals in the public safety profession and… | Read More

Multi-School Online Certificate Program in Sustainability

A four- university group of schools is offering a course in climate change and what changes can be made by business and government institutions to limit their contribution to global warming. The consortium is made up of the University of Washington, Northwestern University, the University of British Columbia and the University of California at… | Read More

Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship a Blessing for Health Care Students

The United States is in need of health care professionals more than ever before. Between a rapidly aging population and workers retiring faster than they can be replaced, something has to be done, but a new scholarship for health care students may help.
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) teamed up with Phi Theta… | Read More

21 Brilliant Productivity Tools Every College Student Must Use

If you ask a college student about productivity, he won’t have much to say. And you really can’t blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of the times.

However, with the advent of internet and web 2.0, a college student now has access to so many amazing tools that he could finish up his work as well as enjoy… | Read More

Online Graduate Program Moves Universities up in National Rankings

California State University at Fullerton (CSUF) improved its position this year in the annual ranking of colleges and universities conducted by U.S. News and World Report. The magazine has a comprehensive rating program for several categories: undergraduate schools, public and private schools nationally, and what the magazine calls "Public Schools Masters Universities." The… | Read More

The Secret to College Essays: Write Early and Often

Atttention, high school seniors! It might seem like the end of November is practically light years away, but those college applications will be due sooner than you think, and there's a lot more to them than just GPAs and letters of recommendation. Will you be prepared, or will you be wearing your hands down to… | Read More

Ten Important Points For Every Back-To-School Agenda

It's just about that time again. Schools across the country are gearing up for the first day of classes -- that is, if they aren't in session already. The first few days of a new semester are always a little overwhelming, whether you're a freshman or a seasoned veteran. That said, they're important days indeed,… | Read More

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