Richard Obert Arizona Republic Published 6:03 PM EST Jan 15, 2019 It's getting late in the football recruiting process for current high school seniors who want to play in college but need that bridge to get to a four-year school. With the Maricopa Community College District canceling football for financial reasons, and the programs in Tucson, Safford and Yuma dying, most Arizona's high school coaches have been telling their players to seek opportunities in California, Texas, Kansas or elsewhere. "There are definitely many less opportunities now and that hurts a lot of kids, especially kids like ours, who are not highly recruited," said Sahuarita Walden Grove coach Corey Noble. Enter Community Christian College and the Hohokam Junior College Athletic Conference. Mickey Nunez, the Arizona director of the online Community Christian College, said news will be released later this week on the formation of four teams in the Valley to play in the HJCAC next season. That news has … [Read more...] about Could Community Christian College save junior college football in Arizona?
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BestColleges.com has named Bryan College as the best online college in their Best Colleges in Tennessee 2018 rankings. Bryan finished ahead of the 15 accredited online schools ranked and countless other online schools in the state that did not make the list. Bryan College was also named fourth Best College in Tennessee behind Vanderbilt, Rhodes College, and Baptist Memorial College of Health Sciences. BestColleges.com’s rankings are based on academic quality, affordability, and online competency. Their rankings reflect the most recent data available from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and College Navigator, both of which are hosted by the National Center for Education Statistics. “We are very thankful for this recognition,” said Dr. Stephen Livesay, president of Bryan College. “To be able to provide students with a variety of faith-based services and programs, as well as student groups and sports, in order to create a sense of community on … [Read more...] about Bryan College Ranked First Best Online College, Fourth Best College In Tennessee By Bestcolleges.com
For Gage Gibney, the idea of joining a learning community at college was such a good one that he joined two.The sophomore engineering student at the University of Nebraska at Omaha was invited to join the University Honors Learning Community because of his excellent grades at North Bend Central High School.He joined the engineering learning community because that’s his major. The honors community is about cohorts — placing high-achieving students from all majors in the same general education classes for study, discussion, research and projects, he said. This helped him make friends easily.The engineering community placed him in the Scott Village residential hall with other engineering majors so they can do homework together and meet with mentors.“I think it’s great,” he said of learning communities.It’s so great, in fact, that almost every U.S. college and university, public and private, uses learning communities, according to the Association of … [Read more...] about Learning Communities help students feel like they belong on campus
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest NMSU named to top 20 among 2017-2018 Best Online Colleges NMSU ranked 19th and is the only university in the Southwest to be recognized in the top 20. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Sun-News Reports, lcsun-news.com Published 12:07 p.m. MT April 13, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE LAS CRUCES - New Mexico State University has been ranked in the top 20 for most affordable online universities, according to College Choice. NMSU ranked 19th and is the only university in the Southwest to be … [Read more...] about NMSU named to top 20 among 2017-2018 Best Online Colleges
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy The office of Attorney General Maura Healey has secured $898,000 from a Florida-based credit union that made loans to more than 200 Massachusetts students to finance expensive and ineffective online study materials and educational services. Under the terms of the settlement, filed on Wednesday in Suffolk Superior Court, We Florida Financial (We Florida), a credit union with headquarters in Margate, Florida, will discharge loans made to Massachusetts consumers in connection with their purchases from The College Network Inc., a for-profit company that marketed online study guides and educational services to students, including many prospective nurses. The total outstanding balance on these loans is approximately $748,000. We Florida will also pay $150,000 to the commonwealth, to be used to provide additional refunds to certain borrowers. The credit union will also seek to remove negative loan information from affected borrowers’ credit … [Read more...] about AG Secures $900K to Help Student of Online Education Company