Articles in the Higher Learning Category

John Urschel Didn’t Tell Ravens He Was A Full-Time Ph.D. Student At MIT While In The NFL!
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Posted in Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News, Sports on 19 September 2017
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Yahoo.com Sporting News Posted September 19th 2017   John Urschel made headlines this offseason when he announced his retirement from the NFL after three seasons. The former Ravens offensive lineman is well-known for being extremely smart, graduating from Penn State with a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics with a 4.0 GPA. He’s already explained [...]

Ohio State Denies Richard Spencer’s Request To Speak On Campus
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 18 September 2017
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WOSU.org By Adora Namigadde Posted September 18th 2017 (PHOTO: WHITE SUPREMACIST RICHARD BERTRAND SPENCER)   The Ohio State University denied white supremacist Richard Spencer space to speak on campus. According to Public Relations Director Ben Johnson, the university rejected the National Policy Institute’s request to rent space on campus in October. Spencer is president of [...]

Eclipse: Who? What? Where? When? And How?
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Posted in Higher Learning on 18 August 2017
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Eclipse2017.nasa.gov Posted August 18th 2017   On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This path, where the moon will completely cover the sun and the [...]

Civil Rights Groups Fire Back At Trump Administration’s Investigation Of Affirmative Action Admissions!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 9 August 2017
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AOL.com By Lauren Camera, US News Posted August 9th 2017   US ATTORNEY GENERAL JEFF SESSIONS Civil rights groups are firing back Wednesday morning after the New York Times reported late Tuesday that the Justice Department is investigating and considering bringing lawsuits against universities over race-based affirmative action admissions policies that the Trump administration believes [...]

Rules To Help Defrauded Students Clear Loans Being Revised!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning, MXO Business Report on 27 July 2017
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Associated Press By Maria Danilova, Associated Press Posted July 27th 2017   BETSY DEVOS, US  SECRETARY OF EDUCATION The Education Department  will change two key Obama-era rules governing student loan forgiveness in cases involving fraud and misconduct by universities. The department said it will convene special committees to rewrite Borrower Defense to Repayment and Gainful [...]

LCCC Closer To Offering Bachelor’s Degree Program!
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Posted in Higher Learning on 27 July 2017
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Chroniclet.com By Lisa Roberson Posted July 27th 2017 (PHOTO: MARICA BALLINGER, PRESIDENT LORAIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)     Lorain County Community College is ready to become the state’s first community college to offer a bachelor’s degree program on its campus. For years, LCCC has filled the bachelor level need through its University Partnership, which allows students [...]

Carmen Twillie Ambar Is Oberlin College’s First Black President!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 8 June 2017
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TheOberlinNewsTribune.com By Jason Hawk Posted June 8th 2017 (PHOTO: PRESIDENT CARMEN TWILLIE AMBAR. OBERLIN COLLEGE)   Carmen Twillie Ambar’s father picked cotton on a rural Arkansas farm. “He would look up from the hot, beating sun… and say to himself, ‘I don’t know what I want to do but I don’t want to do this,’” [...]

Actress Octavia Spencer Tells Kent State Graduates: ‘Understand Each Other!’
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Posted in Higher Learning, MXO Entertainment News on 15 May 2017
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Ohio.com By Amanda Barrett, Akron Beacon Journal Posted May 15th 2017   Octavia Spencer told about 800 Kent State students in caps and gowns Saturday that she nearly missed her own commencement. During her last quarter at Auburn University, she convinced the school to let her do a work-study as a casting assistant on a [...]

CSU’s Last Mile Program To Assist Students In Reaching Graduation!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning on 19 April 2017
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CSUohio.edu Posted April 19th 2017   University receives pilot grant from APLU and USU to Enhance Student Success Initiatives! Cleveland State University has been awarded a $50,000 pilot grant from the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU) to create the Last Mile program, which will provide [...]

Elyria Teachers Union, District Approve Contracts!
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Posted in Breaking News, Higher Learning, MXO Business Report on 18 April 2017
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MorningJournal.com By Carol Harper Posted April 18th 2017 (PHOTO: ELYRIA SCHOOL BOARD DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, AMY SHRINK)   Elyria City School Board and Elyria Education Association approved last week a three-year contract. Director of Human Resources Gary Taylor said negotiations started March 23 and completed April 8. “We’re very pleased to report that (April 11), [...]