In their 2019 rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked the Medical University of South Carolina’s graduate nursing program as the sixth best online graduate nursing program out of more than 500 programs.Scoring a 95 out of 100, the publication’s review was based on graduation rates, career support and admissions selectivity.“It reflects our faculty dedication to instructional design, educational technology and best practices, as well as our overall aim to educate and promote outstanding future nurse leaders,” said Dr. Linda S. Weglicki, dean of the MUSC College of Nursing in a press release.The program was previously ranked in the top 25 nursing schools in the country in the same publication’s 2018 Best Graduate Schools report ranks. The nursing program offers several degree programs, including a Ph.D. program and an accelerated bachelors of science in nursing.Free child sexual abuse prevention training offeredJanuary is Human Trafficking Awareness … [Read more...] about MUSC nursing program ranked among best online graduate nursing programs in the country
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University builds upon its success preparing students for health careers /EIN News/ -- Portland, OR, Sept. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Addressing the national and regional nursing shortage, Concordia University-Portland will launch a new, entirely online pre-nursing program in January 2018. Concordia’s pre-nursing program, provided in collaboration with healthcare education solutions provider Orbis Education, allows students with at least 12 transferable college credits to earn an associate of arts (AA) degree entirely online. Graduates may then seek employment or continued education in any accelerated bachelor of science in nursing (ABSN) program. Following the pre-nursing program, students may choose to enter Concordia’s ABSN program, or any ABSN program, which has rolling admissions for three start dates annually, and can be completed in 16-months. Concordia’s recent, inaugural ABSN graduates earned a perfect pass rate on the National Council Licensure … [Read more...] about Concordia U. Launches Pre-Nursing Program Online
/EIN News/ -- WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Finalists for the 2018 Online Journalism Awards, representing a wide range of local and international media, nonprofit, public, academic and emerging technology organizations, were announced today by the Online News Association. Thirteen of the awards come with $58,500 in prize money, courtesy of John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Gannett Foundation, the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Journalism 360. These awards honor data journalism, visual digital storytelling, investigative journalism, immersive storytelling, public service, technical innovation, student journalism and general excellence. This year’s awards introduced a new category for Excellence in Collaboration and Partnerships, honoring newsrooms and companies who formed innovative partnerships or collaborations to cover a topic or story with a digital focus. In addition, the General Excellence category now has a … [Read more...] about 2018 Online Journalism Awards finalists and James Foley Award recipient announced
More than 30 million Americans left college in the past two decades without a degree. They gained credits but no credential. Many are just a few courses from finishing.A collective failure? Think of it as a tremendous economic opportunity.These "near-completers" have been called untapped fiscal super fuel, an easily identified resource that can help ensure the economy remains vibrant and nimble.By some estimates, nudging this cohort over the educational finish line could boost the nation’s annual incomes by more than $110 billion.MORE: Go here for more Business News The group is massive, which may explain some of the breathlessness around its economic potential. In Florida, more than 1.3 million people between the ages of 25 and 55 have some college experience but no associate’s degree, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. Add in anyone over 55 and the number swells to nearly 2.4 million, or more than 11 percent of the state’s … [Read more...] about 2.4 million Floridians have some college credit but no diploma. What would happen if they completed their degrees?
Reports Record Revenue of $22 Million in Fiscal 2018 NEW YORK, July 12, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aspen Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASPU), a post-secondary education company, today announced financial results for its 2018 fiscal fourth quarter ended April 30, 2018, highlighted by revenue of $7,225,029, an increase of 68% year-over-year. Aspen Group also announced its full year results which are included in the consolidated financial statements at the end of this press release. /EIN News/ -- Aspen University students paying tuition and fees through a monthly payment method grew by 48% year-over-year, from 3,060 to 4,532. Those 4,532 students represent 70% of Aspen University’s total active student body of 6,500. United States University (“USU”) students paying tuition and fees through a monthly payment method grew from 204 to 293 students sequentially. Those 293 students represent 53% of USU’s total active student body of 557. Michael Mathews, Chairman & CEO … [Read more...] about Aspen Group Revenue Growth Rate Accelerates in Q4 to 68%