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May 7, 2013

May 07, 2013 By: Paul Category: Community and Technical Colleges, Success Stories Comments Off on May 7, 2013

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Northwest Arkansas Community College:  Associate of Arts transfer degree.  This accelerated cohort program features eight-week classes.  More info.

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Another student completes her degree 66 years later.

December 5, 2012

December 05, 2012 By: Paul Category: State Colleges and Universities, Success Stories Comments Off on December 5, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

University of Arkansas at Monticello:   Master of Fine Arts, “may be completed totally online”.

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The gentleman featured in this report is 80 years-young and just graduated from Western Governors University Texas.  It is never too late.

August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012 By: Paul Category: State Colleges and Universities, Success Stories Comments Off on August 28, 2012

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

University of Wisconsin System:  Master of Science in Sustainable Management.

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The legend of Nola Ochs continues to grow.  At 100 years-young, she is writing a book.

February 29, 2012

February 29, 2012 By: Paul Category: State Colleges and Universities, Success Stories Comments Off on February 29, 2012

State Colleges and Universities

This summer, Michigan State University will offer a new course focusing on zombie apocalypse survival.  Yes, you read that correctly.  It is called “Surviving the Coming Zombie Apocalypse — Catastrophes and Human Behavior”.

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At 46 years-young, this nursing student graduated with a 4.0 grade point average.

November 1, 2011

November 01, 2011 By: Paul Category: State Colleges and Universities, Success Stories Comments Off on November 1, 2011

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Montana State University: Master of Science in Land Resources and Environmental Sciences.

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Ninety years young and going strong.  Her degree is within reach.

August 24, 2011

August 24, 2011 By: Paul Category: Online MBA, State Colleges and Universities, Success Stories Comments Off on August 24, 2011

New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi: Master of Business Administration.  “All coursework is instructed completely online via the internet and available from virtually anywhere in the world”.

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At 82 years-young, and 65 years after taking her first college course, Ms Dixon graduates from Louisiana Tech University.  It’s never too late.

May 13, 2011

May 13, 2011 By: Paul Category: State Colleges and Universities, Success Stories Comments Off on May 13, 2011

Hope all is dry in your area.

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New Online Degree and Certificate Programs

Humboldt State University (CA): Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Work.

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Graduating 47 years later, at 65 years-young.  It is never too late.

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Have a great weekend!

March 3, 2011

March 03, 2011 By: Paul Category: Money Matters, Private Colleges and Universities, State Colleges and Universities, Success Stories Comments Off on March 3, 2011

Colorado State University: new online Certificate in Regulatory Affairs.  More info here.

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Lubbock Christian University (TX) adds two specializations — Organizational Management and Not-for-Profit Management – to its online master’s in leadership.

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76 years-young and earning a master’s.

…Bernie, who moved to Palm City from New York 17 years ago with his wife, Joan, took classes at Indian River Community College. In 2001, he earned his associate degree, but he didn’t stop there….

Mr. Clarfield earned his associate degree at age 66.  It’s never too late.

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CNBC: “Five Ways to Cut the Cost of College“.

February 8, 2011

February 08, 2011 By: Paul Category: Online Education, Success Stories Comments Off on February 8, 2011

Knight Center for Journalism (University of Texas at Austin) offers another online course for Caribbean/Latin American-based journalists.

Inspiration: this gentleman, afflicted with Lou Gehrig’s disease, expects to graduate with not just one, but two master’s degrees from University of Michigan-Dearborn in a few months.  He’s a distance learner, by the way.

September 20, 2010

September 20, 2010 By: Paul Category: Money Matters, Online Education, Private Colleges and Universities, Success Stories Comments Off on September 20, 2010

US News and World Report publishes two interesting pieces.

Loan Default Rates at Prominent Online Universities

Online Education in the Ivy League

 

Indiana Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Skillman recently completed her associate degree in business from Indiana Wesleyan University.  Good for her.