Tag: higher education

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 […]

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 […]

WGU Missouri Launches New Scholarship – Linn County Leader

To celebrate WGU Missouri’s 9th anniversary, the fully accredited, nonprofit online university announced that it is awarding $450,000 in scholarships to new students seeking further education. Since its inception in February 2013, WGU Missouri has been committed to providing a high-quality, practical, and engaging college education for residents across the state, including working adults who […]

‘Transformative Innovation’: VCU President Michael Rao Delivers 2022 State of the University Address – VCU News

By Brian McNeill In Virginia Commonwealth University’s 2022 State of the University Address, VCU and VCU Health President Michael Rao, Ph.D., said Tuesday that nearly two years into the pandemic, the university is emerging as a stronger institution — one that is transforming education and health care. In a powerful illustration of his point, Rao […]

RCCF Announces New Hillrom Scholarship

Several $10,000 scholarships to qualified local students are available. (Ripley County, Ind.) – The Ripley County Community Foundation is proud to announce that a new scholarship opportunity is available for local students through Hillrom Holdings, Inc. (Hillrom). This scholarship was established as a token of Hillrom’s appreciation for the dedicated, innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of […]

Expanded Coronado Promise Scholarship Program | City News

Juan Booth is just six credits away from earning associate degrees in biology and art from Scottsdale Community College. Booth, 20, a 2020 graduate of Coronado High School, plans to continue his studies at CSC to earn credit toward a bachelor’s degree in biology from Northern Arizona University through an outreach program between the two […]

UTSA’s Carnegie R1 Rating Confirmed, Elevating University and San Antonio | UTSA today | UTSA

In Texas, other Carnegie R1 institutions now include Baylor University, Rice University, Texas Tech University, University of Houston, University of North Texas, and the campuses of the University of Texas at Austin , Arlington, Dallas and El Paso. In Carnegie’s analysis, UTSA clusters nationally around Case Western Reserve University, Rice University, Tufts University, and the […]

University of Iowa Online MBA Makes US News & World Report Distance Ranking for First Time

The Old Iowa State Capitol in Iowa City. (Courtesy of PBS of Iowa) IOWA CITY — For the first time since its launch in fall 2019, the University of Iowa’s new online Master of Business Administration degree has made it into the U.S. News & World Report ranking of “Best Business Administration Programs.” Online MBA”. […]

Faces: Fellows and Donors – Duluth News Tribune

Emily Nygren, of Duluth, graduating from the University of New Hampshire in December. She earned a master’s degree in community development policy practice. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater announced the following scholars receiving financial scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. Hailey Marshall, of Solon Springs, who studies general affairs, won the general merit scholarship. Nathalie Prochazka, from […]

Freeborn Mower Electric Cooperative offers scholarship opportunities – Albert Lea Tribune

Freeborn Mower Electric Cooperative announced several scholarship opportunities on Friday: Chance of the Draw Scholarship: Ten bursaries of $1,000 each are offered to high school graduates in the region. Student, parents/legal guardians must be active members of Freeborn Mower Electric Cooperative at the time of the draw and reside in the co-operative’s service territory. Proof […]

The City of Cambridge Scholarship Scheme is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Applications can be submitted fully online by March 7.

Applications for the City of Cambridge Scholarship 2022 are currently been accepted. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Annual Scholarship Fund which provides financial assistance to high school seniors and other Cambridge residents who wish to pursue post-secondary education. For the first time in the program’s history, applicants can submit their application entirely […]

Taiwan to reopen for non-scholarship language students in March

Taipei, Jan. 9 (CNA) Taiwan will reopen its borders in March to around 5,000 international language students who do not hold the Ministry of Education (MOE) Huayu Enrichment Scholarship, the ministry said. The new regulations will apply to non-scholarship students who wish to study Mandarin in Taiwan for at least six months, and universities can […]

University of Fort Smith hires first dean of newly formed college

FORT SMITH – The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith has hired D. Antonio “Dean” Cantu as the first dean of the College of Health, Education and Humanities. Cantu, 60, is associate dean and director of the Department of Education, Counseling, and Leadership at Bradley University, a private university with nearly 6,000 students in Peoria, Illinois. He […]

Delmarva Chicken Association opens scholarship applications – WGMD

The Delmarva Chicken Association accepts applications for college scholarships from students interested in chicken-related careers. DCA provides scholarships of $ 2,000 for undergraduate students and $ 3,000 for graduate students. Chicken-related jobs extend far beyond those on poultry farms and processing plants: training in accounting, engineering, marketing, veterinary sciences, nutrition and several sciences are important […]

4 scholarship programs you need to apply for between December 2021 to February 2022

A decent scholarship program can pave the way for a future career for students besides allowing them to study a certain course or program with reduced fees. Economic aid is of great help, especially given the current Covid-19 situation, as many have lost their jobs during this time. Check out these three scholarship programs where […]

Courses offered at Kwara State University and cut-off mark in 2022

Kwara State University, also known as KWASU, is a fully registered and accredited university in Nigeria. It aims to provide quality education to all students. Many young Nigerians have graduated from various faculties and many more are enrolled in several academic programs. The entrance to Kwara State University. Photo: @kwarastateuniversitySource: Instagram Nigeria has many universities […]

The accreditation of the University of Troy reaffirmed by the SACSCOC

Officials at the University of Troy have been informed that the University has received a reaffirmation of academic accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The announcement was made last week at the accreditation agency’s annual meeting. The University of Troy was initially accredited by SACSCOC in 1934. The […]

Dangote refinery awards scholarship to students from host communities

The company said the stock exchange has become an annual event intended to help educate the people and position them properly on the agenda of Lagos State and Nigeria in general. Group Executive Director, Strategy, Investment Projects and Portfolio Development, Dangote Group, Mr. Devakumar Edwin, presented the scholarships to beneficiaries on Monday. The scholarships were […]

Deadline to apply for Ehsaas scholarship extended – Journal

ISLAMABAD: The government social protection program Ehsaas has announced a one month extension for the submission of scholarship applications to allow as many deserving students as possible to apply. The new deadline for submitting online applications is December 31, 2021. The last previous date was November 30, 2021. “In view of the delays in the […]

Kent State and University of Rwanda partnership expands global reach

JACKSON TWP. – Kent State University and the University of Rwanda have a new partnership that administrators say connects students, faculty and research across oceans. Leaders from the University of Rwanda spent the past week in northeast Ohio for a series of face-to-face meetings with leaders from Kent State’s Stark campus to finalize details of […]

Faculty Voices: Making Ethics a Priority at MSU | MSU Today

Linda Sheryl Greene is the dean of Michigan State University College of Law and a professor from the MSU Foundation. Sanjay Gupta is Eli and Edythe L. Broad dean of the Eli Broad College of Business. Christophe P. Long is dean of the Faculty of Arts and Letters, the Specialized college, And one Professor of […]

PJC receives scholarship donation from Express Employment

Express Employment Professionals recently presented a check for $ 3,000 to Paris Junior College. The funds are intended for general scholarships to help PJC students. “We are grateful to be part of a community that has such a good higher education institution like Paris Junior College,” said Rocky Gill, Express Employment Professionals franchisee. “We do […]

Accreditation of the technical university for GMIT “a game changer”

WORK TOGETHERPictured are three CUA Presidents and Executive Project Leader in last week’s announcement, from left: Paul Hannigan, President of Letterkenny IT; Dr Orla Flynn, President of GMIT; Dr Seán Duffy, CUA Executive Project Manager, and Dr Brendan McCormack, President of IT Sligo. Anton mcnulty The new Northwestern Technological University will be a game-changer for […]

Brexit: Fears for the future of Scottish university courses

The collapse in EU student recruitment after Brexit threatens the sustainability of courses at world-class institutions such as the Royal Conservatory of Scotland (RCS), according to higher education leaders (HE). Universities Scotland (US), which represents institutions north of the border, calls on ministers to invest nearly £ 20million per year in an EU-focused Welsh-style exchange […]

Government Warns Against Illegal College Courses As KUCCPS Reaches Deadline

The government, through the University Education Commission (CUE), has warned against illegal courses run by unauthorized accreditation bodies. In a letter dated June 23, 2021, CUE secretary Mwenda Ntarangwi warned that organizations were pushing for universities to accredit their courses despite a court ruling declaring the requests illegal. Ntaragwi further noted that universities have complained […]

KUCCPS sets the date for the second review of university courses in 2021

KUCCPS sets the date for the second review of university courses in 2021 By Korir Isaac / Posted on June 21, 2021 | 11:33 KEY POINTS Students should focus more on the course and what it offers rather than on the choice of university. According to KUCCPS, applicants should apply for courses at higher education […]

National university accreditation in jeopardy? USC Consultant, Top NU Prof Urge Probe

The April 2016 Facebook post hosted David Andrews (left) at the National University. He succeeded Michael Cunningham (right) as chairman. In February 2020, the President of the National University shared good news with faculty and staff – a 10-year accreditation of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. “It’s a huge achievement, but it’s really […]

Northcentral University accreditation reaffirmed until 2028

“The WSCUC commended NCU for best practices in the quality of doctoral theses and asynchronous e-learning.” Tweet this North Central University, a nonprofit online institution focused on higher education, has been regionally accredited since 2003. In 2020, NCU participated in the WSCUC reaffirmation institutional review process, including the completion of a procedure. Rigorous self-review and […]

University of the South accreditation reaffirmed by SACSCOC

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges recently reaffirmed accreditation for Southern University and A&M College for the next 10 years. The accreditation body announced the decision at its annual meeting on December 4. “This 10-year review provides for continued accreditation of Southern for the next decade […]

University accreditation – New Haven University

The University of New Haven is a coeducational, non-sectarian, independent institution of higher education accredited by the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut. The university has been accredited by the New England Commission on Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Higher Education Institutions of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.) since […]

University accreditation | Taylor University

Taylor University maintains accreditation and memberships in order to achieve the highest level of excellence and inter-collegiate community. University accreditations State authorization Taylor University is named by name of the State of Indiana as an Approved Institution of Higher Education in the State of Indiana. In full compliance with Federal rules, please consider contacting the […]

Columbia Commonwealth University accreditation smacks of corruption, law professor says – Malawi 24

Law professor Danwood Chirwa says Columbia Commonwealth University (CCU) is a well-known bogus university and its accreditation in Malawi smacks of corruption. Chirwa, dean of the University of Cape Town’s law school in South Africa, said Monday following revelations of the names of people in Malawi who received their doctorates from Columbia Commonwealth University. Gondwe […]

The accreditation of the Catholic University in danger because it punished a conservative professor for his tweets

Repeatedly violated his written promises regarding free speech When we asked the Catholic University of America last month why it suspended an assistant professor for her conservative tweets, the administration declined to comment on the professor’s claims. Now he also freezes the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. It has been three weeks since the […]

CS George Magoha launches process to cut 56 university courses

Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has started the process of cutting 10 courses from Kenyan universities. Speaking on the release of the results of the university internships at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), the CS revealed that the decision was made by fewer applicants looking to take the courses, with some courses not […]

Regent University courses, admission process and fees paid

Higher education has become an important part of our lives. This is the key to being able to pursue the career of your dreams. Working for your career translates into more job satisfaction in many ways. The location where you do your graduate studies is also essential. The better the school, the better the quality […]

University accreditation | About Stritch

The specific programs of Cardinal Stritch University are also accredited by: The Master of Science in Nursing program is accredited by the Nursing Education Accreditation Commission (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850Atlanta, Georgia 30326(404) 975-5000www.acenursing.org The Bachelor of Science in Nursing the program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) 655 K […]

The national retreat decides to review the accreditation of universities

RWANDA The Rwanda National Leadership Retreat, also known as “Umwiherero”, decided last month to assess the quality of teaching in higher education institutions and to review the current accreditation and licensing requirements for the new ones. Senior government officials participating in the four-day retreat starting on February 17 raised concerns about the quality of higher […]

Kiriri Women’s University courses, campus, fees, scholarships ▷ Tuko.co.ke

All over the world, women-only colleges have been founded to foster an equal and more supportive environment that meets the needs of women through the provision of special programs and resources to help them succeed professionally and academically. A good example is the Kiriri Women’s University of Science and Technology (KWUST) which was established to […]

France offers university courses in English to other internationals

“We want to maintain our status as a great host country and its ability to attract the best students to our institutions, whether they come from Africa, Asia or America. France is aware of all the high-level Tanzanian talents who will bring an asset to the international courses of our many prestigious universities and schools […]

Cheyney University accreditation reaffirmed

After years of struggle, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education announced Monday that Cheyney University – the historically black university in Pennsylvania – will retain its accreditation. The news was greeted with celebrations from supporters of the country’s oldest HBCU who observed that the institution has seen one setback after another, including declining student […]

University accreditation: what does it mean

Understand accreditation and what happens when a school loses it. COLUMBIA, SC – An organization that certifies colleges is raising concerns about the University of South Carolina and its hiring process for its new president. The Southern Association of College and Schools Commissions on Colleges wants to know if there have been any outside people […]

Tuskegee University accreditation reaffirmed for 10 years

Special to the Opelika Observer On December 11, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges publicly reaffirmed Tuskegee University’s accreditation status for an additional 10 years. The announcement is the culmination of a process that began three years ago and is part of the accreditation body’s annual meeting held this week in […]

SACSCOC Reaffirms Accreditation of Tuskegee University for Next Decade

December 11, 2018 Contact Person: Michael Tullier, ARP, Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing On Tuesday, December 11, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges publicly reaffirmed Tuskegee University’s accreditation status for an additional 10 years. The announcement is the culmination of a process that began three years ago and is […]

Cheyney University accreditation extended by one year

This story originally appeared on The Philadelphia Tribune. – Cheyney University’s accreditation has been extended for one year under probationary status, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education said on Tuesday. Representatives from the accreditation agency met with Cheyney President Aaron Walton last week and briefed the historically black institution on its updated accreditation status, […]

University denial of accreditation is “a very sad blow”

The announcement that the University of South Wales teacher training course has been denied accreditation has been called “a blow and very sad”. Last week it was revealed that the University of South Wales (USW) teacher training course had not received official accreditation for the academic year starting in 2019. The Education Workforce Council, which […]

how the tuition fees are set for the different university courses

The issue of funding universities in their different courses has been an ongoing but unresolved debate over the past decade. He came to the fore again as the Commonwealth government reviews responses to its consultation document for ideas on how best to reform higher education in Australia. How university courses are currently funded University courses […]

International students are changing the makeup of Maritime university courses

There has been a dramatic change in the types of courses undergraduates take in Nova Scotia and the growing number of students from outside the country is contributing to the change. Enrollment in the humanities – subjects like English and history – has declined by more than a third over the past decade. Last year, […]

Busuttil calls for repeal of university accreditation rules, Bartolo: rules reflect “modern reality”

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil has called for the repeal of Legal Notice 150, the rules enacted to allow accreditation of academic institutions offering fewer fields in undergraduate and doctoral studies. Busuttil was speaking in the House of Representatives, in a debate on a motion tabled by the opposition calling for the repeal of the legal […]

Should university courses be free?

Free higher education has many societal benefits, but that doesn’t answer the crucial question: do you have to pay for it? Quality higher education can strengthen a society’s human capital, generate wealth and generally make things better. But should the taxpayer or the user pay the bill? The death last year of the champion of […]

US government blocking access to ‘head bone’ online college courses, says Coursera professor

Ebrahim Afsah.jpg Ebrahim Afsah, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Copenhagen, teaches a course on “Constitutional Struggles in the Muslim World” via Coursera. This week, its students in Iran, Syria, Cuba and Sudan were denied access to free online education due to a decision by the US State Department, a […]

Education in Kurdistan: Salahaddin-Hawler University

Interview with Dr. Mohammed R. Mochtar, Vice President of Administrative and Financial Affairs at the University of Salahaddin-Hawler Education is one of the most important pillars of sustainable economic growth; investment in young people. In your opinion, how is the attitude towards higher education in Kurdistan different from that of other neighboring countries? We know […]

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