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A Holistic Framework to Train Student Leaders on Social Media

For almost seven years I worked in Jesuit higher education.  I love how much the university lives its’ mission in every piece of campus.  I include one element of Jesuit education into this post.   1,948 more words

Social Media In Higher Education

Presentations are almost always about 'telling.' Maybe we need to make them about 'asking.'

Quick question before we begin: how many people reading this have sat through an absolutely boring, insufferable presentation in the past day? Week? Month? Year? Probably quite a few. 556 more words

Fundamental Explainers

Where are the most U.S. citizens in debt? San Jose and McAllen, Texas apparently.

77 million American adults — which is one-third of the populace — have debt in collections right now. The average – remember, I just typed “average” — American with a credit file has $50,000 in debt. 538 more words

Fundamental Explainers

Engage Your Students with Choice

One strategy teachers can use to engage students is to offer them a sense of choice. I learned this early on with parenting and teaching K-12. 457 more words

EdTech Ideas

Buckner Releases New Issue of Higher-Ed and College Sports Best Practices Alert Newsletter

Buckner, a higher-education and sports law firm, has published the third quarter 2014 issue of Higher-Ed and College Athletics Best Practices Alert newsletter.

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College Sports

Central Scholarship program offers a future for Pittsburgh’s Jewish students

In just a few weeks, many young adults will be heading off to college, perhaps for the very first time. As many students and their families know all too well, funding for higher education can be difficult to come by, and a scholarship, no matter the amount, can make all the difference for a young adult pursuing higher education. 415 more words