Month: March 2022

University accreditation rhetoric intensifies

Top officials from Florida’s main college accrediting association and state university system escalated their war of words Wednesday night over what the association thinks of how Florida runs its universities and whether it should have of importance. Beautiful Wheelanchairman of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and Alan Levin, a […]

Claremont McKenna College Sends Over 300 Students Scholarship Acceptance Email That Wasn’t True

Claremont McKenna College is dealing with the backlash of accidentally sending scholarship acceptance emails to hundreds of prospective students, many of whom just got their initial acceptance last week. “The next day an email was sent saying there had been a crash with the system and the scholarship had been removed from my admission,” said […]

Stefan Banach Scholarship Program 2022 to study in Poland

Deadline: March 31, 2022 Applications are open for the Stefan Banach Fellowship Program 2022. The program aims to support the socio-economic development of developing countries by increasing the level of education and professional qualifications of citizens of countries eligible to participate in the program by providing a scholarship to undertake postgraduate studies in Poland. The […]

SEO Design Chicago Announces Spring 2022 Scholarship Winners

Julio Guerra and Jeffery Payne each receive $500 scholarship from digital marketing agency Chicago, Illinois- Today, SEO Design Chicago announced the winners of its semester digital marketing scholarship. As a leading digital marketing agency in business for over a decade, the digital marketers at SEO Design Chicago believe in giving back. That’s why the agency […]

Rock Island Development Association launches high school scholarship program

The Development Association of Rock Island, Inc. (DARI) is launching a scholarship program offering two $5,000 scholarships at Rock Island high school students at help launch his community marketing campaign”Why Rock Island. Applicants are requested to usetheir imagination to create a video or other visual that tells the story Why Rock Island is a big […]

The university as an urban campus 9 examples for the Good Vibrations exhibition

“good vibes” is an exhibition organized by the architect Pierre Riepl which recently opened at Aedes Architecture Forum in Berlin, focusing on nine university campuses designed by Austrian and international architectural practices in prominent urban settings in the Austrian cities of Vienna, Graz and Linz. The aim is to show how campuses and cities can […]

A professor led a team of human trafficking investigators at the Super Bowl

Professor Jeffrey Blom’s decades of law enforcement experience prepared him to oversee a team of investigators who played a critical role in executing Super Bowl LVI security operations. He hopes to bring what he has learned from his experience investigating human trafficking to the next generation of investigators: his university students. March 22, 2022 By […]

Inquiry continues into murder of Michael Echaniz, family to set up scholarship fund – Royal Examiner

The business session portion of the Warren County School Board’s Wednesday, March 16 meeting focused on discussions on student cell phone use, the school division’s annual special education plan, the lifting pandemic mitigation strategies, virtual learning options and a code of conduct for board members. WCPS Director of Special Services Michael Hirsch prepares to detail […]

Northern Michigan University women’s basketball coach retires

Northern Michigan University head coach Troy Mattson is set to retire in June after 17 years at the helm of the Wildcat women’s basketball program and nearly 40 years with NMU Athletics. In addition to his coaching duties with the women’s basketball program, Mattson was the associate head coach of the NMU men’s basketball program […]

Win a $10,000 scholarship by voting for your college in this March Madness-style contest

Are you a sports-loving student who could benefit from a scholarship? This is the contest for you! March madness is in full swing, and Bold.org, which is committed to helping solve the student debt crisis, hosts its annual College Showdown, in which it pits the most popular universities against each other in a parenthesis-style competition […]

Scholarship, service and sorority • Southwestern University

Taylor Williams ’23 was already familiar with the National Panhellenic Council, a coalition historically black fraternitiesd sororities, before arriving on the campus of Southwestern University. His father is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.®, one of nine organizations that make up the council, and Williams grew up hearing about the benefits of belonging […]

Local organization to distribute scholarship funds to Women’s College | Community News

The Livermore-Pleasanton-Dublin branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers a scholarship for local female students. “We try to help women rise in all aspects of life,” said Susan Wacek, coordinator of the AAUW Local Scholarship Foundation. The scholarship is available to women who will be a junior or senior college student by […]

Ellwood Group Announces Industrial Maintenance Scholarship

NEW CASTLE – Ellwood Group Inc. has announced the Ellwood Industrial Maintenance Scholarship for high school seniors and those who have passed their GED test. The scholarship will be for individuals who are pursuing a certificate or degree at an accredited trade school after graduating in mechatronics or an equivalent industrial maintenance program. Ellwood will […]

Avoid university courses, CUE tells professional bodies

President of the Commission for University Education (CUE) Prof Chacha Nyaigotti-Chacha [Courtesy] The university regulator has warned professional bodies to stop threatening students, noting that issues of course accreditation are settled by the courts. The chairman of the Commission for University Education (CUE), Professor Chacha Nyaigotti-Chacha, has described as “untenable” the decision by professional bodies […]

KDHF accepting scholarship applications | News

ASHLAND The King’s Daughters Health Foundation is accepting scholarship applications from high school students. The scholarship opportunities available are: • Boyd County Medical Society Scholarship: Four $1,500 Boyd County Medical Society scholarships will be awarded in 2022. Seniors from Boyd County High School, Ashland Blazer High School, Fairview High School, Russell High School, Raceland High […]

Fulbright scholarship program reinstated in Afghanistan

The US State Department has confirmed it is reinstating its prestigious Fulbright Fellowship program in Afghanistan, allowing semi-finalists from this year’s canceled admission to have their applications considered for the 2023-24 cycle. The State Department halted the Fulbright Foreign Fellowship Program in Afghanistan in January, citing “significant obstacles impeding our ability to provide a safe […]

Senate tries to soften university accreditation bill, but now demands review of tenured professors

The Florida Senate is trying to water down a bill that would have required public universities in the state to get a new accreditor, thereby forcing them out of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. High-level lawmakers and higher education leaders clashed at SACS recently. Now, under a change introduced by the Senate, schools […]

Purdue Global Concord Law School Recognizes 2021 Graduates and Honorees

LOS ANGELES— Concord Law School at Purdue Global University celebrated its 2021 graduates on February 24 in Los Angeles. Accompanied by alumni and teachers, Concord Dean Martin Pritikin and Purdue Global Provost Jon Harbor recognized 10 recent graduates. Additionally, the following awards were recently presented by the school: *Purdue Global Legal Services Award (to the […]

Show loyalty? Kazakh president changes scholarship program to ‘please Russia’

ALMATY, Kazakhstan – Bolashaq is the name of the famous Kazakh scholarship program which has sent more than 11,000 people to study at prestigious universities abroad – mainly in Britain and the United States – since its inception in 1993. But the government’s recent addition of four poorly rated Russian tech universities to Bolashaq’s program […]

Russian delivery robots at Ohio State, University of Arizona pulled by Grubhub

Two US college campuses are currently losing their food delivery robots to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Grubhub said Thursday it was ending its partnership with Russian tech company Yandex and removing 100 food delivery robots made by Yandex from the campuses of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, and the University from Arizona to Tucson, […]

Putnam County $500 Scholarship Launched by Magnolia Township Preservation Association – Shaw Local

The Magnolia Township Preservation Association has announced a $500 scholarship for a Putnam County high school student pursuing a degree in history or U.S. government. Applications are available from the guidance counselor at Putnam County High School in Granville. Submissions are due April 1. The MTPA will also reopen on Monday, March 14 with exhibits […]

IOP to pilot scholarship fund for student leaders | News

The Harvard Institute of Politics announced the launch of its Student Leader Scholarship, a pilot initiative that will provide a $2,000 need-based scholarship to several of the Institute’s undergraduate student leaders during the student leadership tenure. 2022 of the IOP. Only five to seven of the 32 members of the IOP Student Advisory Committee are […]

A Florida university will open its first new law school in the United States since 2014

A new school in Jacksonville would fill a void left by the 2021 closure of the Florida Coastal School of Law Other newcomers to law school have struggled in recent years (Reuters) – A small private university in Jacksonville said on Monday it plans to open a law school next fall in the northeast Florida […]

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