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Diversity and Higher Education


One of the hottest topics of today is diversity. Now more than ever we hear about the importance of diversifying the workplace, government, pop-culture, literature, etc. However, as studies have shown, higher education still has a ways to go in order to catch up with the rest of the world. According to a study done by the American Council on…

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Analyzing the Evolution of Higher Learning With Dr. Carney Strange – Part II


Missed Part I? Read it here. Even to this day, the college residential learning model retains its gold standard status in the minds of most, but shifting realities are quickly eroding its limited application. Full-time residence-based study reflects the experience of a relatively small portion of those pursuing advanced education, in all less than a quarter of postsecondary enrolments. The…

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Infographic: Understanding the Modern Student Life Cycle


Due to the current increase of nontraditional students attending higher ed institutions, the student life cycle has evolved. When beginning to think about applying to college, traditional students have many avenues they can choose from in order to get information. Nontraditional students however, are much more limited. First generation students, for example, might not be able to go to their…

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EMU, Cedar Crest College and Southern Maine Community College Centralized their Campus Ecosystems


The first time I opened a course catalogue to select my courses, I remember being overwhelmed. I had recently moved to a new country to go to university and was adjusting to an unfamiliar environment, building a social circle and trying to participate in on-campus activities all at the same time. I had so much on my plate and the…

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