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What Calvin Trillin learned from his college writing course

What Calvin Trillin learned from his college writing course

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HARI SREENIVASAN: Now to another in our Brief But Spectacular series, where we ask people to describe their passions. Tonight, we hear from journalist and novelist Calvin Trillin. His book “Jackson, 1964: And Other Dispatches from Fifty Years of Reporting on Race in America” became available in paperback last month. CALVIN TRILLIN, Author, “Jackson, 1964: […]

Advantages to Starting at a Community College – Associate Degree for Transfer

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>>[Background Music] It can be really scary coming back to school.>>I think community college is like a stepping stone to university life.>>Going through the Associate’s Degree for Transfer Program made it seamless to move on to the CSU system.>>It’s common sense to start at a community college level.>>There’s a lot of advantages to going to […]

Increase your earning potential with a local college degree

Increase your earning potential with a local college degree

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(upbeat music) – Having USU here in our community is a huge benefit to all of us as locals. We can gain a good education, close, local. We can stay here and give back to the communities that we’ve grown up in, that we love. And do so in a way that still allows us […]

T Level industry placements – science, University of Salford

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She came here to have a real taste of the real world experience… of working as a technician in an education industry. And rather than give her a taste… I think we’ve been able to give her a three course meal. When I did a placement I wasn’t as interested in it… but when I […]

Pursuing your online education while maintaining work-life balance

Pursuing your online education while maintaining work-life balance

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Hi, my name is Leyla Hopkins. I work in program management for a large government consulting firm in downtown DC. Williams and Mary’s online MBA program is flexible so then I can work, I have a family, I can have a life a little bit while I was working on pursuing a rigorous MBA degree. […]

Earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovation

Earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovation

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My grandfather had Parkinson’s so that’s kind of what got me in the door to doing exercise for people with Parkinson’s. So I decided to switch from kinesiology to nursing because I really wanted to impact people with Parkinson’s more than just the physical aspects. I’m having more of a role in the whole person […]

Business student earns degree online while active duty Air Force

Business student earns degree online while active duty Air Force

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I chose to go back to school to get my degree because I was trying to set myself up for after the Air Force. The Supply Chain and Business Administration is related to my career field, which is logistics, so it just meshed really well with what I currently do. Oregon State, I knew, was […]

Earn Your College Degree at IBMC Career College in Colorado and Cheyenne

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I had my family young, and so college just wasn’t an option. I decided it was finally time to do something for me. I knew I wanted to make something of myself by helping people. That’s when I called IBMC. It was great to find a new direction for my life. In business. In healthcare. […]

Debunking the Myths of Online Learning Myth #2: You’re On Your Own | Bellevue University

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(gentle music) On screen: MYTH: With online learning, you’re on your own. It’s up to you to figure it out. I never once felt like it was somebody shoving me off a boat and saying sink or swim. It was okay, you’re having trouble, paddle. I need you to back float. There was instruction along […]

Pat Irwin ’77, Honorary Degree Recipient, Grinnell College Commencement 2012

Pat Irwin ’77, Honorary Degree Recipient, Grinnell College Commencement 2012

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Hello and congratulations to you all. It’s a wonderful honor for me to be here and to be part of this celebration, which it really is. Thanks to President Kington and the faculty, past and present, the administration and the staff and to all of you who make Grinnell College what it is. I want […]