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Coastal Now – Doris Glass Graduates From CCU

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At 89 Doris Glass earned her college degree. I think it’s just great. I think it is fabulous. There’s something to be said for being a lifelong learner and Doris is the epitome of that. Doris receiving her degree was one of the high points of Coastal Carolina University’s fall commencement. When she crossed the […]

Pediatric Pre-Surgery Education

Pediatric Pre-Surgery Education

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Hi my name is Hunter! I’m 10 years old and like to play board games and hang out with my family and friends. When I visited my doctor he told my mom and I that I needed surgery to help me feel better. After scheduling my surgery, a nurse from the STAR office called and […]

How Pierre Omidyar Rose To Become A Billionaire

How Pierre Omidyar Rose To Become A Billionaire

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Pierre Omidyar was born on June 21, 1967, to Iranian settlers who moved to France for higher education. As such, Pierre was born in Paris, France. His father, Cyprus Omidyar, was a surgeon who worked as a urologist at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. His Mother, Elahé Mir-Djalali Omidyar, was an academic as she did […]

MAKING EDUCATION WORK FOR LATINAS IN THE U.S

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Today 25 million Latinas live in the US, and more than eight million of them are younger than 18. And these women have extraordinary potential, but far too many of them live in poverty and lack educational opportunity. I started the Eva Longoria Foundation to help Latinas access resources and opportunities to build better futures. […]

My Mom Embarrassed Me In Front Of All College

My Mom Embarrassed Me In Front Of All College

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Hello everyone! I’m Ida. I am 20 years old now and I’m still living with my parents, well, sort of. I guess I know how it happened – I just missed the perfect time for me to leave the nest, as they say, and now I’m simply afraid of leaving my old folks on their […]

Why choose a Masters in Public Administration?

Why choose a Masters in Public Administration?

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An MPA is a master’s in Public Administration. The way I try to equate it is that it’s the public sector equivalent to an MBA. It was the backbone of how I would eventually learn to lead. A lot of my decision to go back to school had to do with my two older children […]

Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Ellen Ochoa

Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Ellen Ochoa

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Well, it’s great to be back on campus. You know, obviously, I spent some really important years of my life here. Getting an honorary degree was something I could could never have imagined back then, of course, in any way, but it’s really a special honor to get this from, you know, from my alma […]

The Insane Way I Cheated On A College Test

The Insane Way I Cheated On A College Test

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– My freshman year of college, I cheated on a final, and this is that story. Okay, before we start, cheating might be a strong word. Actually, maybe it’s not. I’ll leave that up to all of you. Okay, here we go. So I was home on a little break from school. Nothing holiday related, […]

What can the MA in Professional Communication program do for you?

What can the MA in Professional Communication program do for you?

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Royal Roads University Master of Arts in Professional Communication In the MA in Professional Communication program, you’ll have people who are already working professionals. They’re already in leadership roles and they’re looking to either advance in the workplace or shift their careers. It’s giving them opportunities to practice their skills in a new context. I […]

College Roommate Horror Stories

College Roommate Horror Stories

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– That was enough for me, that was the first instance of weirdness. That was enough, but no, there’s more. – I woke up in a cold sweat thinking, I must be dreaming, I must be dreaming, this is terrible, this is terrible. And she looks at me with a shocked look saying, like, are […]