higher education

SUNY Empire State College launches Empire Opportunity Program for 2020 academic year

SUNY Empire State College is launching the Empire Opportunity Program for the 2020 academic year. The program offers financial aid and academic support...
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Tue, 02/18/2020 - 12:32pm
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Connections: Exploring the role of chief diversity officers on college and university campuses

Inside Higher Ed reports that more institutions now have chief diversity officers than ever before. But what do those positions entail? How do colleges...
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Tue, 01/14/2020 - 9:59am
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Connections: Discussing "ungrading" in college classrooms

A growing number of American college professors are changing the way they grade students. In particular, some are engaging an evaluation method referred...
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Mon, 12/30/2019 - 9:48am
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Connections: University of Rochester President Sarah Mangelsdorf

On July 1, 2019, Sarah Mangelsdorf became the new president of the University of Rochester. She was selected for the role following the resignation of...
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Mon, 12/16/2019 - 9:43am
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Connections: Joyce Jacobsen, the new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges

We’re broadcasting from WEOS in Geneva, as we sit down with the new president of Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Joyce Jacobsen . Jacobsen is the...
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Wed, 07/03/2019 - 10:40am
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Connections: How to address racial disparities in STEM majors and professions

A group of graduate students at the University of Rochester is leading an initiative that encourages more people of color to pursue STEM-related majors...
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Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:11am
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Connections: The value of letting children fail

When celebrity parents Felicity Huffman and Lori Laughlin were arrested this week, it set off a national conversation about what parents will do to help...
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Thu, 03/14/2019 - 10:57am
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Connections: Discussing stereotypes of modern college students

There's a lot of talk about whether college students are too "coddled" these days. Our panel discusses whether the stereotypes match the reality, and...
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Wed, 11/28/2018 - 9:23am
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NPR's Claudio Sanchez talks about higher education challenges during Finger Lakes visit

Reporter Claudio Sanchez , who appears regularly on NPR programs like Morning Edition and All Things Considered, took part this week in the 150 th...
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Fri, 10/19/2018 - 2:03am
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Connections: What does it mean to graduate with a degree in sustainability?

St. John Fisher College has launched a new major: students can now graduate with a degree in sustainability. The program links the campus to the...
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Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:40am
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