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Duquesne University
The Princeton Review Names Duquesne Among Best Business Schools
March 14, 2023

Duquesne University’s Palumbo-Donahue School of Business ranked among the best in the country on The Princeton Review’s ‘Best Business Schools for 2023’.

As one of the education services company’s top choices for on-campus MBA programs, Duquesne was selected for its exceptional career outcomes, admissions selectivity, and academic rigor.

“It’s gratifying to be recognized by The Princeton Review among the top business schools in the country as we constantly strive to ensure that our programs support the work we do in difference-making," said Palumbo-Donahue School of Business Dean Dr. Dean McFarlin.

The Princeton Review also surveyed students enrolled in Duquesne’s MBA program. One student remarked, “I feel as if I've been given unbelievable opportunities by attending Duquesne,” adding that the “school’s close proximity to downtown Pittsburgh’s business and professional climate” helped students secure internships to help take their careers to the next level.

"All of the…

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St. Lawrence University
Saints Accelerate Through the Power of Networking and Career Exploration
March 14, 2023

The Center for Career Excellence launched Saints Accelerate, a career development and preparation program designed to help students discover various career paths and possibilities, strengthen their networking abilities and confidence, and of course, have some fun.

Over three days in January, sophomores and juniors embraced the power of networking and career exploration as part of Saints Accelerate—an interactive on-campus program designed by the Center for Career Excellence that leverages our top-ranked alumni network. Alumni joining students on campus represented a variety of fields, from nonprofit, policy, and government work to investment practice, sports marketing, tech startups, environmental industries, and more. They offered valuable advice to students as they begin to consider their professional journey post-graduation. As students immersed themselves in interactive events and discussions, they had opportunities to ask questions and apply their networking skills through…

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Inexpensive Robots a Game Changer for Global STEM Education
March 14, 2023

Hours before the opening ceremonies of the 2022 FIRST Global Challenge robotics competition in Geneva, Switzerland, a deceptively small, inexpensive, new robot made its global debut. Although the game-changing XRP (Experiential Robotics Platform) robot, developed by WPI and DEKA Research and Development Corp., is still in beta form, its powerful potential was clear—as was the international demand for it.

“We gave XRP beta kits to every competing team and asked them to share with other schools or organizations in their home countries who are looking to implement or expand robotics programs,” says Joseph Doiron, director of WPI’s new Global STEM Education Initiative, assistant teaching professor in The Global School, and co-director of the Global Lab.

“Within three days we discovered that the need for these kits already surpasses a million robots. We left Switzerland with a long list of global partners—from grassroots organizers to top officials of various nations, and even an…

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Marywood University
What Can You Do with a Communication and Language Degree?
March 14, 2023

While a communications degree is all about learning how to communicate efficiently and effectively, a language degree focuses on communicating to culturally diverse audiences with specific business goals in mind. With a degree in either communications or language, you’ll gain the skills necessary to sell products to the public, maintain strong relationships with investors, and develop connections with clients and customers.

Business
Communication is a key element in any business or organization. A communications degree is a great way to enter the business world. Regardless of industry, communication roles require strong oral presentation and writing skills, along with knowledge of how a business functions. Layer a multi-linguistic skill set with that and you become an invaluable employee to international businesses.

Human Resources
Human resource managers are vital for developing and maintaining ethics, performance, and motivation of employees in medium and large corporations.…

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Roanoke College
President Emeritus Maxey honored by higher education council
March 14, 2023

President Emeritus Michael Maxey has been tapped for one of the highest national honors awarded by The Council of Independent Colleges.

Maxey, Roanoke College’s 11th president, was picked from a pool of nominees from across the country to receive the 2023 Charles W. L. Foreman Award. The award recognizes a higher education president or trustee who has demonstrated truly exceptional commitment and leadership, organizers said.

“To win the Foreman Award, a nominee must have a strong and abiding commitment to the mission of the Council of Independent Colleges and their State Council, as well as an outstanding record of service — a record that truly distinguishes the recipient from their peers,” said Matthew Shank, president of the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC).

The VFIC nominated Maxey for the honor. The award will be presented to Maxey during the CIC State Council’s annual conference, which is being held on April 30-May 2 this year in Virginia Beach.

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Savannah College of Art and Design
Take college-level classes while in high school with SCAD joint enrollment.
March 14, 2023

Start your SCAD journey early
Take college-level classes while in high school with SCAD joint enrollment, where you have early access to virtual class instruction by renowned professors, Zoom hangouts with your classmates, and unparalleled academic resources.

For more information, contact SCAD admission at [email protected] or 800.869.7223.

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Students can take up to two online courses per quarter and receive five credit hours for each successfully completed course. Credits may be applied to an eventual degree at SCAD. Available courses span a variety of creative areas of interest, from advertising to drawing to digital communications and camera technique.

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Suffolk University
Sawyer Business School Faculty Member Awarded Fulbright Scholarship
March 14, 2023

Finland is one of the most physically active countries in the world. (Some sources even put it at #1.) It is also among the most sustainable countries.

That’s why Professor Müjde Yuksel applied for a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Vaasa in the Scandinavian country. She’s going to examine the role that others play in holding people accountable when it comes to physical activity and green consumption.

“I’m going to look at communities, particularly digital communities, and how accountability translates to increased physical activity and increased sustainability efforts” says Yuksel. “There may be additional implications of the research. For instance, women are less active than men, and I want to examine whether women’s sense of duty to their peers when it comes to exercising is a way to close that gap.”

Think of the peer groups that formed during the pandemic to help people keep their Peloton streaks going. “In these kinds of communities you’re more aligned around…

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Moravian University
Theta Tau Awarded Court of Honor
March 14, 2023

Greek life is prominent at Moravian University and for more than 100 years has been regarded as one of the go-to routes to get more involved and meet new people on campus. Approximately 20 percent of Moravian students are members of one of the university’s five national sororities, three national fraternities, and one local fraternity. Recently Moravian’s Theta Tau chapter of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, celebrated its highest chapter distinction in history.

From February 10–12, a few men from Theta Tau attended Delt’s annual Eastern Division Conference in Pittsburgh. To be more effective, this year’s curriculum—called Compass—was changed significantly. Members from all chapters in the Eastern Division took part in lots of valuable membership development and leadership programming, which are already being put into place on campuses. The opportunity to network with different chapters from across the nation is inspiration to our chapter.

The highlight of the experience was that…

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Duquesne University
‘Poets & Quants’ Again Ranks Duquesne Among Best Undergraduate Business Schools
March 14, 2023

Duquesne University's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business' undergraduate program ranked among the best in the country on the Poets & Quants' 2023 list of ‘Best Undergraduate Business Schools’ for the fifth consecutive year.

Poets & Quants, a leading online publication for undergraduate business and education news, ranked Duquesne No. 77 on its prestigious annual list. Accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), Duquesne's School of Business shapes students into leaders with entrepreneurial mindsets who challenge conventional thinking, seize new opportunities and make a difference in the business world and beyond.

Only about 6% of the world’s business schools have earned AACSB accreditation. Moreover, only around 10% of AACSB-accredited schools make the Poets & Quants undergraduate rankings each year.

"We are very proud to appear on Poets & Quants’ data-driven ranking of the best undergraduate business schools in the nation for the 5th…

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St. Lawrence University
St. Lawrence University Announces $1 Million Gift to Endow the Director of the Laurentian Singers
March 14, 2023

St. Lawrence University has received a $1 million gift from Barbara Christie ’76 to create an endowment to permanently fund the position of the director of the Laurentian Singers and enhance the tradition of choral excellence at St. Lawrence University. In recognition of this gift, the University will name the Director of Laurentian Singers, the Barbara S. Christie ’76 Director of Laurentian Singers.

“We are grateful that Barbara’s experiences at St. Lawrence and as a Laurentian Singer inspired her to support the director’s position in an ongoing way,” says St. Lawrence University President Kathyrn A. Morris. “Her gift will positively impact the students who are themselves Laurentian Singers, and also the many other members of our community who benefit from enjoying their beautiful performances for years to come.”

The Laurentian Singers is a select coeducational choir of St. Lawrence University students who represent a wide variety of academic majors and interests. The group…

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Marywood University
The S.T.A.R.S. Program
March 14, 2023

The S.T.A.R.S. (Students Together Achieving Remarkable Success) program offers Latino/a/x youth in grades 7th-12th grade the opportunity to explore their long-term career goals through one-on-one academic assistance and exposure to diverse post-secondary educational paths, trades, and careers.

VISION
S.T.A.R.S. seeks to create a middle school to college pipeline for underserved and underrepresented Latino/a/x youth through continuous collaboration with their families, school districts, local universities, community organizations, churches, and Marywood University's diverse offices. The goal is to provide a safe haven to facilitate information, resources, skills, awareness, and empowerment to the youth and their families on how to prepare and succeed on reaching their long-term academic/career goals. By becoming a part of the S.T.A.R.S. program, the youth and their families will engage in community and group-based, culturally attuned mentoring activities and experiences that will…

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Ohio Northern University
Spring Semester Service And Learning Trips Providing ONU Students With Unforgettable Experiences
March 14, 2023

Ohio Northern University’s focus on high-impact learning means that students are presented with myriad opportunities for national and international travel. This spring 2023 semester is no exception. Below is an incomplete list that represents a cross-section of trips some student groups have planned.

Global Healing Traditions: This fourth annual trip to Peru is part of a pharmacy course taught by Dr. Kelly Shields, professor of pharmacy practice and associate dean of pharmacy, that explores how individuals across the world pursue health and healing. Students in the class are learning about nontraditional healing techniques. This spring break trip will provide them with an opportunity to learn about the role of plant-based medicine in health care. The group will travel to the Amazon basin in Peru. Participants will spend about one week in the tropical rainforest where they will learn about plants and animals indigenous to that region via hikes in the rainforest and boating on the…

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Duquesne University
AT Program Supports Special Olympics
March 14, 2023

Duquesne Athletic Training (AT) faculty, alumni and current students served on the medical team for Special Olympics Pennsylvania in February.

Since 1994, the University’s AT program has been a core member of the medical team for the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Winter Games, and was well represented by volunteer alumni, faculty, and current students in the program. Working with physicians from Allegheny Health Network, the medical team provided care to more than 200 athletes registered for the event.

Held in Seven Springs, Special Olympics athletes from Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia gathered to participate in the sports of alpine skiing, snow shoe, and cross country skiing. The dedicated athletes, all who have a diagnosis of intellectual disabilities, met on the mountain at Seven Springs for the first time in two years due to the pandemic.

AT faculty members Dr. Sarah Manspeaker and Dr. Joseph Shaffer, AT alumni Timothy Smith and Chelsea Yendell and current students…

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College of Saint Benedict & Saint John-s University
Students create snowflakes while learning 3D printing technology
March 14, 2023

They say no two snowflakes look alike.

That’s true both in nature and in Diana Fenton’s elementary science content course at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University. In that class this semester, students are being tasked with using 3D printer technology to create individual and unique snowflake models.

It’s part of a continuing effort Fenton, an associate professor of education, has undertaken to teach students how to use technology they will likely one day integrate into classrooms of their own.

“Every semester I do a challenge,” Fenton said. “In the past we’ve done things like instruments. But the snowflake came about because I start the semester with phases of matter. I’d been out skiing and it was snowing. When I got back to my car, I was just amazed by the snowflakes that were just sticking to my windows. It struck a chord.

“3D printing is in every industry right now,” she continued. “From architecture to food to medicine to you name it. Because most…

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St. Lawrence University
Creating Classrooms that Connect
March 14, 2023

In Bewkes Hall, St. Lawrence has created its first technology enabled classroom that empowers professors and students to collaborate on research, real-time calculations, and analysis.

Collaboration is key to tackling complex challenges in mathematics, data science, finance and economics, computer science, statistics, and other scientific fields. To facilitate this kind of connected work, the University is investing in tech-enabled classrooms like its first in Bewkes Hall, where faculty and students can project coursework and data from their computers onto walls and large monitors so everyone can explore, analyze, and debate complex issues together in real time.

“The renovations to Bewkes 107 reflect the increasingly engaging, group-based, and hands-on coursework that’s happening on campus,” says Michael Schuckers, the Charles A Dana Professor of Statistics and Chair of the St. Lawrence Math, Computer Science, and Statistics Department.

This is called multimodal…

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Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Global Initiative Brings Accessible K-12 STEM Education to the World
March 14, 2023

With a growing need to empower and encourage more students around the world in STEM disciplines, WPI’s Global STEM Education Initiative leverages the university’s expertise and resources to help other countries and underserved schools in the United States provide high-quality, accessible K-12 STEM education the world needs now.

For more than 50 years, WPI has shared its expertise and resources to grow the STEM pipeline, inspire and equip the next generation of STEM leaders, support the educators who introduce students to STEM, and collaborate with global partners in their own communities. With the programming, resources, activities, and support provided by this initiative, WPI is increasing its work with educators around the world to customize and enhance their STEM educational systems.

If we can train and educate the people who are going to educate future STEM leaders, we can maximize our own impact and achieve these goals much faster.

“WPI has recognized the importance of…

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Savannah College of Art and Design
SCAD Summer Seminars
March 14, 2023

SCAD Summer Seminars offers workshops for current freshmen, sophomore, and juniors in high school for the 2022–23 school year. Participants gain valuable educational experience while developing their creative vision through intriguing art and design assignments and projects.

Participants attend workshops and have an all-access pass to the university's extensive resources and libraries. Workshops may include demonstrations, lectures, studio work, and local field trips, and are taught by SCAD professors, alumni, or select graduate students. To provide maximum individual attention and collaborative interaction between participants and instructors, class size is small, with generally 20 or fewer participants in each workshop. Organized daily social and cultural activities create an authentic experience of life as a student at SCAD.

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Note: Registration for SCAD Summer Seminars sessions in Savannah and Atlanta ends two weeks prior to the…

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Marywood University
What Can You Do with a Health and Wellness Degree?
March 14, 2023

Choosing a career in health and wellness means that you are choosing to make a difference in people’s lives, and you don’t need to be a doctor or nurse to do it. If you want to educate and inspire people in your community, health and wellness is the profession for you.

A Health and Wellness degree covers a broad range of knowledge with the goal of improving the lives of others through preventative action. As an advocate of healthy living, health and wellness professionals can be employed in a variety of different fields.

Public Health Educator
A career as a public health educator involves teaching entire communities about health practices and implementing programs to help people live healthier lives. You’ll develop programs for communities, schools, and conferences, and collaborate with health specialists to assess community health needs. You may also provide insight into the health education needs of organizations.

Corporate Wellness Coordinator
Another path you could…

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Duquesne University
Duquesne’s MHA Program Receives CAHME Accreditation
March 14, 2023

Duquesne University’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) Program has received initial accreditation for a three-year term from the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) Board of Directors.

"We are thrilled to receive this important stamp of approval from CAHME as a testament to the quality of the Master of Health Administration program at Duquesne University," said Dr. Fevzi Akinci, dean of Duquesne's Rangos School of Health Sciences. "The hard work of the MHA program leadership, faculty, staff, advisory board members, and alumni to achieve CAHME accreditation exemplifies their collective commitment to offering our students a horizon-expanding education and preparing them for impactful careers in the healthcare management field regionally, nationally, and globally."

"The MHA program at Duquesne is particularly attractive for students looking for flexibility, as it can be completed entirely online in as little as 16 months," said Dr. Faina…

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Arcadia University
Congresswoman Dean Hosts Changemakers Panel at Arcadia in Celebration of Women’s History Month
March 14, 2023

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Congresswoman Madeleine Dean ’20H hosted a roundtable discussion in Grey Towers Castle on Monday that highlighted women who are leading the way across the region.

The discussion, called Changemakers Roundtable, included U.S. Rep. Dean, who serves the 4th Congressional District of Pennsylvania; Lori Shaprio, First Lady of Pennsylvania; Jamila Winder, Vice Chair of the Board of Commissioners for Montgomery County; and Dr. Ala Stanford, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region 3 Director.

Rep. Dean was born and raised in Glenside. She served as an Abington Township Commissioner and as a State Representative in the Pennsylvania House. In 2018, she was elected to the United States Congress.

“We’re increasingly seeing that women in leadership positions is a natural look,” Rep. Dean said during the discussion. “We want to continue that and see even more women leaders coming from both Arcadia University and the community as a…

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Savannah College of Art and Design
International student life
March 14, 2023

SCAD welcomes international students to a global community
Join a family dedicated to preparing you for the creative career of your dreams. Our international students study under award-winning faculty and gain access to world-class facilities across four global locations.

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You will join students from more than 100 countries who enjoy resources and tools created just for them. From one-on-one advising to student groups, SCAD gives you the tools to feel at home and succeed in your studies.

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"When you walk down a hallway at SCAD and hear someone speaking a different language, there's something beautiful about that. The world is so big, but everyone is connected here. They have a different story, and when they share their story, it makes us think differently and helps us grow as artists."

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St. Lawrence University
Sophomore Greg Lapointe's Comeback Season is Bigger Than Hockey
March 14, 2023

After helping the Skating Saints win the ECAC Hockey Championship in 2021, Greg Lapointe '25 received life-changing news. His journey back to the ice has been nothing short of amazing.

For the first time in 14 years, the St. Lawrence men’s hockey team swept Clarkson University in the storied Route 11 Rivalry over one weekend in late January. Greg Lapointe ’25 netted two of the four goals needed to overcome Clarkson’s early lead in game one of the two-game series.

“As a player, Greg has a rare ability to score goals,” says Brent Brekke, Charles W. Appleton II head men’s hockey coach. “Very few have a knack to score in many different ways, but he can and does.”

The double wins marked a high point in a comeback season for the Business in the Liberal Arts and Economics double major from Granby, Québec, who spent more than a year off the ice attending to his health. In May of 2021, not long after St. Lawrence claimed the ECAC men’s hockey championship title, he noticed a mass in…

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Marywood University
Marywood University Offers Accelerated Path to Doctoral Degree Completion
March 14, 2023

Those who have already invested time, money, and efforts into pursuing doctoral studies, but haven’t quite finished (also known as “All But Dissertation” or ABD), now have an accelerated path to degree completion at Marywood University, even if they did their coursework at another institution. Set to begin in the fall 2023 semester, the ABD degree completion program is currently accepting applicants.

Marywood University’s Ph.D. Program in Strategic Leadership and Administrative Studies offers those individuals in the ABD category the opportunity to finish their doctoral studies without retaking or repeating the courses already taken. The ABD pathway is specifically designed for professionals who are seeking to complete their doctoral studies and earn their Ph.D. without taking time off from their careers. The fully online program features 18 online credits; 9 credits of coursework and 9 online dissertation credits.

“Regardless of when or where their doctoral coursework was…

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College of Saint Benedict & Saint John-s University
CSB and SJU students present research at Minnesota State Capitol
March 14, 2023

One student from the College of Saint Benedict and another from Saint John’s University recently showcased their undergraduate research as part of the annual Scholars Showcase, an event sponsored by the Minnesota Private College Council. The event was Feb. 15 at the Minnesota State Capitol and included more than two dozen students from 16 schools around the state who presented research posters in the capitol rotunda in St. Paul.

Savannah Supan, a senior nutrition and pre-physician’s assistant major from Rice, Minnesota, represented Saint Ben’s, and Brody Beskar, a senior physics and pre-engineering major from Mahtomedi, Minnesota, represented Saint John’s.

Supan’s research, under the mentorship of Ted Gordon, visiting assistant professor of anthropology, was titled Tribal and State Government Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic. During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, many governors issued executive orders forcing bars and restaurants to close. Because tribal governments…

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