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On the Value of "Soft Reading"

Blame it on Oprah.  Blame it on One City One Book.  Blame it on the declining reading habits of ordinary Americans (as recent popular wisdom would have you believe). 1,537 more words


Until a few nights ago, I don’t remember ever having a university-themed nightmare. In this scenario, I was not yet credentialed. I was meeting with my graduate advisor to discuss a capstone project that had completely slipped my mind—not the capstone project I in fact completed less than six months ago to fulfill my Master’s Degree in Higher Education, but The Big One, the Mother of All Capstone Projects, whose object of study was never defined. 634 more words

Advanced Technology Development Center

Day Dreams Made Real

jigsaw bits cluster

configurations appear

sweet dreams concrete grasped 

awake achieve hard won prize

now  move forward champion

©2017 E.R. Smith



Growing Up in the Leadership Institute

For six of the last seven years, I’ve grown up in CMU’s Leadership Institute. I’ve gone from a first-year Leader Advancement Scholar to a Graduate Assistant and my journey (for now) has come to an end. 354 more words


My day with DARO

In February this year I was lucky enough to be able to take part in a Charity Masterclass in association with DARO (University of Birmingham’s Development and Alumni and Relations Office). 802 more words

Hispanic graduation rates may be impacted by Texan higher education program

By Dayri Vargas-Osorio

(SAN MARCOS)- Hispanic graduation rates in Hispanic-Serving Institutions in Texas may see its impact in the Texan higher education program Closing the Gaps, a plan that aims to help Hispanic students achieve degrees in higher education. 1,255 more words

Silviya Stoyanova: Studying abroad enables you to see the world with different eyes

An interview with Silviya Stoyanova, higher education coordinator at EDLANTA, about the benefits and challenges of studying in the United Kingdom. Edlanta is a company offering languages classes and assistance in the process of applying to study abroad. 517 more words