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[29 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
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.

Crime, Education, Featured, Headline »

[23 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
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.

Crime, Education, Featured, Headline »

[22 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
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.

Education, Featured, Finances, Headline, Student Loans, Student Loans_Debt »

[19 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Should All High School Graduates Go To College?

The Center for College Affordability and Productivity explores the pros and cons of attending school past high school graduation. CCAP is dedicated to researching the rising costs and stagnant efficiency in higher education.

Education, Featured, GMU-related, Headline, Student Loans, Student Loans_Debt »

[5 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
Virginia Colleges Named “Best Value” by Forbes

Eleven Virginia universities have been named to Forbes 2016 list of 300 Best Value Schools, including five that made the top 50.

Crime, Education, Featured, Headline »

[21 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Virginia Prisoners To Be Eligible For College Credit Classes

VADOC students may receive ACE CREDIT for the following courses: Introduction to Business, Business and Software Applications, Commercial Arts & Design, Computer-Aided Drafting, and Digital Print Production.

Education, Featured, Off Campus »

[20 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Higher Education Council Meets This Week

The agenda includes updates on progress toward the initiatives of The Virginia Plan for Higher Education, the Commonwealth’s strategic plan for postsecondary education adopted by the council.

Alexandria, Annandale, Education, Featured, Headline, Manassas, Medical Education Campus, On Campus, Woodbridge »

[20 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
Data on Community Colleges Not Encouraging; NOVA Professors & Advisers Highlighted

Reaction was sharply divided over my column two months ago on Northern Virginia Community College student Sonja Anderson’s struggle to find good advisers and professors. Community college students and former students thought it was accurate. Their professors thought the opposite.

Education, Events, Featured, Headline, Politics, Tech »

[3 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
NOVA’s Dr. Jill Biden Welcomes Astronaut Scott Kelly Home

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly’s return to American soil after nearly a year in space was a party of sorts, and the Second Lady of the United States took care of the refreshments.

Annandale, Education, Events, Featured, Headline, On Campus »

[26 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

This presentation is taking place at NOVA today and is free and open to the public.