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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
North Texas Man Arrested After 2 Shot At Texas Southern UniversityHOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Police say a suspect from North Texas has been accuse
North Texas Man Arrested After 2 Shot At Texas Southern University
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Police say a suspect from North Texas has been accused of assault in Houston after two people were shot while in a Texas Southern University dormitory parking lot. Darrius T. Nichols was being held Thursday on a charge of... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCBy Ashley Heffernan Elzey was fired by the Orangeburg university’s previous bo
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
By Ashley Heffernan Elzey was fired by the Orangeburg university’s previous board of trustees on March 16. He then filed a lawsuit against the university and its trustees saying there was no just cause for his termination and he was owed unpaid... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCBy Ashley Heffernan Elzey was fired by the Orangeburg university’s previous bo
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 4 days ago
By Ashley Heffernan Elzey was fired by the Orangeburg university’s previous board of trustees on March 16. He then filed a lawsuit against the university and its trustees saying there was no just cause for his termination and he was owed unpaid... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
TCC Hopes to Offer Bachelor's in Nursing Degree By Early 2016By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 27, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tallahassee Commu
TCC Hopes to Offer Bachelor's in Nursing Degree By Early 2016
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 4 days ago
By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsAugust 27, 2015 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Tallahassee Community College will soon be offering its first bachelor's degree program. The State Board of Education approved TCC's plans of adding a Bachelor of Science in Nursing... Read more
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SportingNews
Auburn athletic officials lobbied to save major popular among football players, report saysA failing academic major favored by members of the Auburn football team was sal
Auburn athletic officials lobbied to save major popular among football players, report says
SportingNews / Posted 4 days ago
A failing academic major favored by members of the Auburn football team was salvaged from cancellation years ago after the school's athletic department reportedly intervened to preserve it. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, a... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
School board truce is encouraging and overdueIt’s encouraging to see that School Board President Jolene Byrne and Schools Su
School board truce is encouraging and overdue
Savannah Morning News / Posted 6 days ago
It’s encouraging to see that School Board President Jolene Byrne and Schools Superintendent Thomas Lockamy have ended their political feud and have renewed their vows to focus their time and energy on what matters most improving public education. In... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Lee Welcomes New Faculty To College Of Arts And SciencesLee University welcomed nine new full-time faculty members to its campus this f
Lee Welcomes New Faculty To College Of Arts And Sciences
The Chattanoogan / Posted 11 days ago
Lee University welcomed nine new full-time faculty members to its campus this fall, five of which have been added to the College of Arts and Sciences. Lecturer in Mathematics Jennifer Cornett has been a part-time math professor for Lee University... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Classes begin for MFA in creative writing at MUWMississippi University for Women this fall is offering its first-ever classes i
Classes begin for MFA in creative writing at MUW
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Mississippi University for Women this fall is offering its first-ever classes in a new low-residency master of fine arts in creative writing. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges approved the program as part of the... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Students return Monday to county public schoolsFLORIDA KEYS — Children and teens will soon be trading in their summertime free
Students return Monday to county public schools
Key West Citizen / Posted 12 days ago
FLORIDA KEYS — Children and teens will soon be trading in their summertime freedom for classroom studies and after-school activities as the public school year commences on Monday, Aug. 24. While a few of the schools will feature new faces and... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
SCSU students head back to class, new freshmen balance school's budgetThe past few months included a complete overhaul of the board of trustees at So
SCSU students head back to class, new freshmen balance school's budget
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
The past few months included a complete overhaul of the board of trustees at South Carolina State University. It also included the school keeping its Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accreditation, but staying on probation for another... Read more
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WBKO Bowling Green
WKU Provost to step down, Lee named to postBOWLING GREEN, Ky.(WBKO) – Citing a desire to return to teaching and research,
WKU Provost to step down, Lee named to post
WBKO Bowling Green / Posted 12 days ago
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.(WBKO) – Citing a desire to return to teaching and research, Dr. Gordon Emslie announced Tuesday, he is stepping down as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at WKU as of August 24. After a brief sabbatical, Dr. Emslie... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Jolene Byrne must end a 'dangerous game'School board president Jolene Byrne’s lack of leadership experience didn’t prev
Jolene Byrne must end a 'dangerous game'
Savannah Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
School board president Jolene Byrne’s lack of leadership experience didn’t prevent her from triumphing over a weak field of candidates in last year’s local election. Unfortunately, it’s beginning to take a toll on the public school system. Her... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Jolene Byrne must end a 'dangeroud game'School board president Jolene Byrne’s lack of leadership experience didn’t prev
Jolene Byrne must end a 'dangeroud game'
Savannah Morning News / Posted 13 days ago
School board president Jolene Byrne’s lack of leadership experience didn’t prevent her from triumphing over a weak field of candidates in last year’s local election. Unfortunately, it’s beginning to take a toll on the public school system. Her... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Emails link Savannah-Chatham school board president Jolene Byrne, bus lobbyistSoft-spoken single mom Jolene Byrne took Chatham County by surprise in 2014 whe
Emails link Savannah-Chatham school board president Jolene Byrne, bus lobbyist
Savannah Morning News / Posted 15 days ago
Soft-spoken single mom Jolene Byrne took Chatham County by surprise in 2014 when she launched her grass-roots campaign to become the president of the Savannah-Chatham County Board of Education and promised to cut transportation costs and improve... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
UHV Staff Council chair works for open communicationAs the new chair, Magen Besancon takes the University of Houston-Victoria Staff
UHV Staff Council chair works for open communication
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
As the new chair, Magen Besancon takes the University of Houston-Victoria Staff Council's mission seriously. Besancon wants to make sure staff members know the council is an open venue for expressing ideas or addressing issues pertaining to their... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Coming Together: KSU President Dan Papp looks ahead as consolidated university opens Monday - Kennesaw State University President Dr. Dan Papp welcomed about 1 100 of the college’s 6 500 employees back to campus Thursday for the start of the first...Coming Together: KSU President Dan Papp looks ahead as consolidated university
Coming Together: KSU President Dan Papp looks ahead as consolidated university opens Monday - Kennesaw State University President Dr. Dan Papp welcomed about 1 100 of the college’s 6 500 employees back to campus Thursday for the start of the first...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Coming Together: KSU President Dan Papp looks ahead as consolidated university opens Monday Kennesaw State University President Dr. Dan Papp welcomed about 1,100 of the college’s 6,500 employees back to campus Thursday for the start of the first... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
‘The state of our university is strong’Noting that she is the first woman and the first nurse to serve as president of
‘The state of our university is strong’
Statesboro Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Noting that she is the first woman and the first nurse to serve as president of Georgia Southern University, Dr. Jean Bartels welcomed GSU employees to a new academic year Wednesday morning. Classes begin Monday for most of the expected 20,500... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
NCAA punishment is anyone's guess(CNN) -- When football season begins, the University of North Carolina Tar Heel
NCAA punishment is anyone's guess
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 19 days ago
(CNN) -- When football season begins, the University of North Carolina Tar Heels will have more than just 12 games to worry about. They're also facing the looming judgment of the NCAA infractions board for the worst academic fraud case in the history... Read more
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Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald
No ‘follow-up’ neededBy J. E. BARKER University Relations MURFREESBORO – It’s “full steam ahead” f
No ‘follow-up’ needed
Roanoke-Chowan News-Herald / Posted 19 days ago
By J. E. BARKER University Relations MURFREESBORO – It’s “full steam ahead” for ChowanUniversity as the school inches closer to celebrating its 170th anniversary. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)... Read more
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The Advocate
LSU holds summer graduation ceremonies for 672 students, from ages 20 to 64LSU alumna Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and
LSU holds summer graduation ceremonies for 672 students, from ages 20 to 64
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
LSU alumna Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, delivered the keynote address during LSU’s 287th commencement ceremony on Friday. Of the 672 graduates in the summer commencement, 332... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Chatham education at another crossroadsThe recent public skirmishes at the school board meetings should cause us all g
Chatham education at another crossroads
Savannah Morning News / Posted 22 days ago
The recent public skirmishes at the school board meetings should cause us all great concern and demonstrate the need for us to engage, ask questions and expect more of our leadership. As history reminds us, bickering and public battles at the school... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
ETBU Begins Fall Semester on Monday August 24 2015 - MARSHALL () - East Texas Baptist University begins classes for the Fall semester on Monday August 24 2015. ETBU will welcome first-time freshman and transfer students on Thursday Augu...MARSHALL (8/04/15) - East Texas Baptist University begins classes for the Fall
ETBU Begins Fall Semester on Monday August 24 2015 - MARSHALL () - East Texas Baptist University begins classes for the Fall semester on Monday August 24 2015. ETBU will welcome first-time freshman and transfer students on Thursday Augu...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
MARSHALL (8/04/15) - East Texas Baptist University begins classes for the Fall semester on Monday, August 24, 2015. ETBU will welcome first-time freshman and transfer students on Thursday, August 20, 2015, as they check-in to residence halls from... Read more
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Gwinnett Daily Post
Diverse Georgia Gwinnett College grads overcome fears, full schedules to earn diplomasJudy Gamble celebrates after she received her bachelor’s degree in business adm
Diverse Georgia Gwinnett College grads overcome fears, full schedules to earn diplomas
Gwinnett Daily Post / Posted 27 days ago
Judy Gamble celebrates after she received her bachelor’s degree in business administration at the Georgia Gwinnett College summer graduation ceremony, held on Tuesday at the Arena at Gwinnett Center. (Staff Photo: Jason Braverman) A student peeks... Read more
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Statesboro Herald
OTC partners with GSU engineering programAn articulation agreement signed Thursday between Ogeechee Technical College an
OTC partners with GSU engineering program
Statesboro Herald / Posted 30 days ago
An articulation agreement signed Thursday between Ogeechee Technical College and Georgia Southern University will make the path to earning a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering at Georgia Southern an even more uniform... Read more
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