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Searching For a New Career

I know its been to long since I have posted.  I haven’t had the “get up and go” I suppose.  This week I have, and I have applied for about 15 new careers, and its only Thursday!   327 more words


Top Five Tips for Parents Whose Students Are Off to College for the First Time

Originally published at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/keith-wade/top-five-tips-for-parents_b_5629641.html

It’s that time of year… students are heading off to college, often for the first time. And, both they and their parents are nervous. 1,013 more words

Higher Education

Help a Young Woman Succeed in College

In 2013 I was fortunate enough to have Tysheerah Johnson contact me and ask to volunteer against the death penalty in Pennsylvania. She was writing her senior paper on the death penalty and wanted to complete her required volunteer service with me, researching and writing about the death penalty as well as meeting people affected by the death penalty personally. 756 more words


Can we develop critical thinking and leadership through service-learning?

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Over the last few weeks I have been developing a workshop on the topic of critical thinking and service-learning.  My assumption is that students attending college are going to be leaders in their community.   49 more words


Alt-ac From the Outset, or a Plan For the PhD

School starts in three weeks, and as I’ve told anyone who will listen, I am ready. “It’s going to be so hard, but I’m so excited,” I say. 1,843 more words