Students at several schools are beginning to allege publicly that colleges are profiting from their free labor, collecting money from families already stretched by the high cost of higher education while being spared the expense of providing instruction.
It’s time to start thinking about what it’s going to take to turn your degree into a great full-time first job after college. Of course, you don’t want to graduate and wind up with a position beneath your skill set or, worse yet, remain unemployed for a meaningful stretch after college. Having invested so much time, energy and dollars in your education, you want to make sure you wind up with a first-rate career. Achieving such an objective merely requires a solid plan.
The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Virginia Press Association, and the Virginia Coalition for Open Government are disappointed by Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment’s action to refuse to allow journalists onto the Senate floor to cover the General Assembly proceedings.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nearly five million people with disabilities were employed in 2014. However, the unemployment rate for those with a disability continues to be almost double the rate for persons without one.