College & Workforce Readiness

My “Why BC?”  Three Years After Applying — The Heights

My “Why BC?” Three Years After Applying — The Heights

September 25, 2022 Updated September 25, 2022 at 1:58 pm The end of summer and the subsequent return to school is an important span of time. For me, the end of August means frantically packing up my things, quitting my insufferable job, and heading back to the Heights. But, it wasn’t always like this. And …

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29 Niagara College student-athletes earn national scholar awards

29 Niagara College student-athletes earn national scholar awards

Twenty-nine Niagara College student-athletes have received 2021-22 national scholar awards from the Canadian College Athletic Association (CCAA). Players from six varsity sports, including nine from the women’s soccer team and five each from the curling and women’s volleyball programs, were honored for outstanding academic achievement by the college sports national governing body in Canada. To …

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Tips to maximize your productivity in an international college environment

Tips to maximize your productivity in an international college environment

Adapting to a university environment abroad can be exceedingly difficult for an international student and on some days, even the smallest things can seem like a big load to carry. While this is the case, students also have to continually maintain an upward scaling academic chart. What then can a student do to not lose …

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Olympic gold medalist in talk to college graduates

Olympic gold medalist in talk to college graduates

A DOUBLE Olympic gold medallist from South Craven was the guest speaker at a college graduation ceremony. Archer Danielle Brown addressed the graduating higher education students from Craven College, Skipton. She was the first Paralympian to represent Team England at an able-bodied event, when she competed in the Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010. Lothersdale-born Danielle, …

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Opinion |  Regret over college majors has little to do with the majors.

Opinion | Regret over college majors has little to do with the majors.

September 25, 2022 at 7:00 am EDT (Washington Post staff illustration; images by iStock) Regrets, I’ve had a few — as have, apparently, many of those who majored in languages, literature, history, art, religion and the like. Earlier this month, The Post’s “Department of Data” published a striking article about higher education. According to a …

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Student who returned to college after pandemic redundancy looks forward to bright future

Student who returned to college after pandemic redundancy looks forward to bright future

Andrew Milne was a recipient of one of the special awards sponsored by Score Group at NesCol graduation. An Ellon man who was made redundant due to the pandemic has bounced back – by collecting his second qualification from NesCol. Andrew Milne first started at NesCol in 2018, completing an NC in mechanical manufacture and …

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Digital infra, policy, workforce critical to recovery – experts – Manila Bulletin

Digital infra, policy, workforce critical to recovery – experts – Manila Bulletin

Digital infrastructure is crucial to economic recovery and development, but it can only be achieved if the Philippines has investment-friendly policies and if the combined workforces of the public and private sectors possess the digital skills that would support and sustain the transition. This was the consensus from the virtual business roundtable, Promoting Broad-Based Prosperity …

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Travis leads Florida St. to route of Boston College

Travis leads Florida St. to route of Boston College

Alicia Devine/Tallahassee Democrat / USA TODAY NETWORK Football September 24, 2022 By BOB FERRANTE Associated Press Story Links TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Jordan Travis completed 16 of 26 passes for a career-high 321 yards and a touchdown as Florida State dominated Boston College 44-14 on Saturday. The Seminoles have opened 4-0 for the first time since …

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Philadelphia unveils workforce prep model at three high schools

Philadelphia unveils workforce prep model at three high schools

Starting next year, students at three neighborhood Philadelphia high schools will be able to pursue workforce training in specific fields related to local needs and interests. Students at Overbrook High School will be able to get certifications and internships in the entertainment industry. At nearby West Philadelphia High School, the focus will be urban development …

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FootballScoop’s Weekend Rewind: Working through college football’s best weekend yet

FootballScoop’s Weekend Rewind: Working through college football’s best weekend yet

This weekend of college football had a bit of everything. “Did Alabama play LSU?,” asked one FootballScoop spouse. No, the Tide did not, but they looked thoroughly dominant in their most complete game of the season, and this weekend brought us perhaps the most remarkable moments of the 2022 campaign’s opening month. It was 98-yard …

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