[4 May 2016 | No Comments | ]
GED Change Benefits Virginia Adult Learners

The recent recalibration of the minimum passing score on the GED high school equivalency examination resulted in good news for hundreds of Virginia adult learners who took the test between January 1, 2014, and when the change was announced at the beginning of 2016.

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[4 May 2016 | No Comments | ]
GED Change Benefits Virginia Adult Learners

The recent recalibration of the minimum passing score on the GED high school equivalency examination resulted in good news for hundreds of Virginia adult learners who took the test between January 1, 2014, and when the change was announced at the beginning of 2016.

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Awards_Scholarships, Education, Featured, GMU-related, Headline, Off Campus »

[3 May 2016 | No Comments | ]
Scholars Selected for Research Fellowships at The Washington Library

Mount Vernon has selected 17 leading history scholars who will receive fully-funded research fellowships at the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington for the 2016-17 academic year. These fellows will study on site at The Washington Library for up to six months beginning this fall.

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[2 May 2016 | No Comments | ]
Math & Science Grants Awarded to Virginia Colleges

The grants are from the federal Mathematics and Science Partnership program, which supports efforts by colleges and universities to provide high-quality, professional development programs for teachers with the goal of improving instruction and closing achievement gaps in mathematics and science.

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[2 May 2016 | No Comments | ]

President Obama’s eldest daughter, Malia, has made a decision about where she will attend college.

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Education, Featured, Headline, Off Campus, Tech »

[29 Apr 2016 | No Comments | ]
Local Community College Students Collect Data for NASA

Thirteen students, some of them local, from five Virginia community colleges can now add unmanned aircraft systems and NASA to their resumes thanks to their work on a sea level rise study for NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

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[27 Apr 2016 | No Comments | ]
Attorney General to Screen Documentary At Germanna Community College in Fredericksburg

The documentary features Virginians sharing their own personal stories of addiction, overdose and recovery, and will include insight from medical professionals and law enforcement officers who have had to address the problem in their lines of work.

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Crime, Education, Featured, Headline »

[23 Apr 2016 | No Comments | ]
Scammers Got More Than 1,000 Visas in Fake School Sting

Arrests were made in Virginia, New York, Washington and New Jersey after agents set up a fake university.

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[22 Apr 2016 | No Comments | ]
Rifles Being Used on Some College Campuses

Once a rarity on campuses, semi-automatic rifles are becoming a standard part of the arsenal for college police forces – firepower they say could make a difference the next time a gunman goes on a rampage.

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[20 Apr 2016 | No Comments | ]
Astronaut to Call Students from International Space Station

Some college students will have the opportunity to speak with a NASA astronaut currently living and working on the International Space Station.

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