St. Mary’s University creates unique graduation pledge program

In an effort to increase graduation rates among its students, St. Mary's University in Texas launched the Four-year Pledge program. If students fulfill their responsibilities and are unable to complete the requirements for the degree within four years, the university   Read More…
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Messiah College offers sustainable Christian education

High school students who are searching for a Christian institution to attend in order to gain a postsecondary education may want to consider enrolling at Messiah College. The school is one of only four Christian colleges in the nation to offer   Read More…
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Bennington College boasts famous alumni such as Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan, award-winning author of several books and writer for the New York Times, got his beginnings at Bennington College in Vermont, where he earned his bachelor's degree. The author is currently a professor of journalism at the University of California,   Read More…
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Wall Street Journal ranks California Polytechnic State University graduates among top in the nation

Individuals who wish to launch careers in business or engineering may want to consider enrolling at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), San Luis Obispo. The school was listed among the top universities in the nation that produce the best graduates   Read More…
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Hartwick College alumna teaches current students about landscape design

Deirdre Cunningham, a 1979 graduate of Hartwick College, returned to the school for an interactive workshop on landscape design, a campus planting and a lecture titled "Art and the Public Landscape." The artist says that her design style was influenced,   Read More…
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Virginia State University’s business program boasts affordable digital textbooks

In an effort to decrease the high costs that are associated with postsecondary education, a growing number of universities are creating digital textbook initiatives. For example, Virginia State University's (VSU's) Reginald F. Lewis School of Business entered a textbook   Read More…
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Widener University offers ROTC nursing program

Individuals who wish to join the military while attending college may benefit from enrolling in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC). The college-based officer commissioning program is designed as an elective that focuses on leadership development, problem solving, strategic planning, and professional   Read More…
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The University of Texas in San Antonio offers the first fully digital library

As more students throughout the country seek advanced technology in their education, universities are increasing their digital offerings. For example, the University of Texas, San Antonio (UTSA) is the first institution in the nation to open a completely bookless library.  Read More…
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Saint Michael’s College graduate former CEO of MTV

High school students who wish to work in public relations, entertainment or marketing may want to consider enrolling at schools that were once attended by successful professionals. For example, Thomas E. Freston, former co-president and chief operating officer (COO) of Viacom   Read More…
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University of Mississippi boasts alumni such as Archie and Eli Manning

Students who wish to pursue careers in professional football may want to consider enrolling at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). The school boasts famous alumni such as Archie Manning and his son Eli.

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