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2014-08-13 23:00:36

Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Edudemic’s mission is to connect emerging technology with educators, administrators, and students. The blog started in 2010 and grew into a premier destination to learn about industry trends, research, and how to leverage technology to enhance learning in and out of the classroom. More recently, Edudemic now reports on the...

2011-08-19 05:04:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This is the time of year that students begin returning to college campuses around the country. There are many different types of colleges and universities to choose from, but are there different perceptions of the education one receives at these schools? First, looking at academic programs versus career and occupational programs, there isn't much of a difference. Two-thirds of Americans say academic programs (68%) and career and occupational programs...

2011-05-02 07:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred colleges and universities out of some 2,000 U.S. schools that offer four-year degrees have been ranked as the top values by Consumers Digest. The rankings are based on attributes that validate or define the institutions' academic prowess factored against annual cost of tuition, fees and room and board. Among 50 public institutions cited, Truman State University, Kirksville, Mo., ranked No. 1. Among 25 private institutions, Yale...

2009-02-10 07:30:00

3rd Annual List of Top Colleges/Universities Demonstrates Impact of Nation's Economic Crisis on College Students BOSTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ConnectEDU, Inc., (www.connectedu.net) the Web-based leader in using data to connect students with colleges and employers through the nation's largest college and career planning network, is pleased to announce its 3rd Annual Top 25 Colleges & Universities list. The annual list, compiled using data from the more than one million users in the...

2008-12-03 10:17:00

WESTFORD, Mass., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study conducted by Carnegie Communications, a Massachusetts-based higher education research, communications and consulting firm, reveals critical challenges and opportunities for the country's niche colleges -- particularly in today's uncertain economic environment. The study, conducted with a sample of high school students across the country, found that while students today are not as attracted to Women's, Historically Black or...

2008-12-05 12:29:00

Online University's Selection is the Second in as Many Years by Military Advanced Education CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military Advanced Education (MAE) has selected American Military University (AMU) (www.amuonline.com) as one of America's Top 20 Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities for 2008. AMU is a member institution of American Public University System (APUS) (www.apus.edu), an accredited online university system that educates more than 41,000 adult...

2008-09-13 00:00:26

In this space on Tuesday, we pooh-poohed the idea of the state higher education commission to motivate state colleges and universities to push more students to graduate in four years. As was explained, the state has encouraged public schools with financial incentives to increase their enrollment. And they have, with Indiana now ranking 10th in enrollment, with 62 percent of its high school graduates now seeking a higher education. But instead of paying universities to increase enrollment,...

2008-09-12 00:00:23

By BRYAN CORBIN Courier & Press Statehouse bureau (317) 631-7405 or corbinb@courierpress.com INDIANAPOLIS - While Indiana is doing a better job in steering students into college, too few are earning degrees within four years - or earning them at all - from the state's public colleges and universities. Those were the findings of the state's top higher-education planners, who argued colleges and universities should have an incentive - funding - to prod their students into graduating...

2008-09-01 21:00:29

There are few moments in life as rewarding - and unsettling - as sending a child off to college. He or she is on a path to great accomplishment in working toward that four-year degree. But parents can only hope it doesn't put them on the road to bankruptcy. The cost of attending college has soared. And it might get even more expensive for students who would enroll at the University of Illinois. The university is considering raising tuition, student fees and housing by about 8 percent...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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