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Links: Yo-Yo Ma honors Ukraine; evangelical and Latino churches; the state of higher education

The great cellist of our time, Yo-Yo Ma, visited the Russian Embassy this week, pulled out his cello and played the hauntingly beautiful Ukrainian national anthem. WUSA9 has a short snippet of the performance, which is hard to hear over the din of traffic on Wisconsin Avenue. I was pleased to see that the section […]

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Randolph College Announces Appointment of 11th President

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — More than nine months after Randolph College President Bradley W. Bateman announced his intention to retire, the college has released the name of his replacement. According to Randolph College, Sue Ott Rowlands will bring a wealth of experience and background in teaching and administration when she assumes the role of president […]

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Sean Burnett Named Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Communications and Chief Marketing Officer at Pepperdine University

Following an extensive national search, Sean Burnett has been named Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Communications and Chief Marketing Officer at Pepperdine University. Burnett will assume his new role in April 2022. “I look forward to Sean’s stewardship of Pepperdine’s brand and history and am energized by the knowledge and experience he brings from […]

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Vladimir Putin “will go much further”

After 20 years in power, Mr Putin seems to be channeling his inner Bond villain to the extreme. Marc Galeotti examines whether he’s crazy, brilliant – or somewhere in between. In this fascinating analysis, Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Olifant examines why the Russian leader is obsessed with Ukraine. And Guy Kelly explores what three striking […]

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Belhaven University President Authors Book Defining a Fresh Model of Leadership

Jackson, Mississippi – Declared “one of the most radical and thought-provoking books I’ve read in a long time,” Jordan Raynor, executive chairman of Threshold 360, along with a host of prominent Christian leaders, praise of a new book published by the President of the University of Belhaven, Dr Roger Parrott. “Opportunity Leadership: Stop Planning and […]

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New Certified Best Christian Workplaces

Organizations honored for creating healthy work cultures in 2021In the midst of the great resignation Throughout 2021, a record number of Americans quit their jobs. These skyrocketing quit rates — and the resulting hiring and retention crisis — show why workplace culture is so important. To retain great employees, organizations need to create an environment […]

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Deadline for School Funding Applications

The Pine Bluff Community Foundation will be accepting scholarship applications from Feb. 1 through March 15, according to a news release. Pine Bluff and Jefferson County students can go to www.arcf.org/scholarships and apply for available scholarships. The scholarships are administered by the Community Foundation of Arkansas. The Pine Bluff area scholarships are listed in the […]

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Horned frogs in the news, January 12-23

January 25, 2022 From China to Walsh Ranch, TCU horned frogs are making headlines. INSTITUTIONAL Seizing an opportunity to make higher education fairerJanuary 18, 2022Academic business magazineCOVID has highlighted the inequalities of higher education, but it has also provided an unmissable opportunity to address the current problem. TOS‘s Rees-Jones Hall features environmental graphics to engage […]

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Schools, law enforcement, tax cuts, all of Kansas’ fiscal 2023 budget goals

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Full funding for schools, increases for law enforcement and tax cuts for Kansans are all included in Governor Laura Kelly’s state budget for fiscal year 2023. On Wednesday, January 12, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly says she announced it budget recommendations after three she delivered in her State of the State address […]

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Cultural renewal, educational reform and the study of history

By Uditha Devapriya(with Uthpala Wijesuriya) Most of the accounts of educational reform in British Ceylon focus on the officials and administrators, rather than the people on the ground and the historical forces they have had to contend with. Very little, if any, effort is made to place the reforms in a larger historical context. Books […]

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Lawmaker Introduces Bill Banning LGBTQ + Books, Offers Bounty If Not Removed

OKLAHOMA CITY – A Republican state senator has introduced legislation that gives state parents the power to ban books from Oklahoma schools. The law also provides a way for parents to collect up to $ 10,000 as a bonus for each day a book is not picked up. State Senator Rob Standridge (R-District 15) announced […]

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24 inmates with bachelor’s degrees in pastoral ministry will serve North Carolina prisons as ministers

Twenty-four men wearing black caps and robes walked across the stage at Nash Correctional Gymnasium on December 15 to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in pastoral ministry. They shook hands with Danny Akin, president of College at Southeastern, the undergraduate school of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and posed for a photographer. For these men, […]

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Assemblies of God official website (US)

Don’t miss any story. Follow AG News! Message this LA PUENTE, Calif .– Latin American Bible Institute (LABI) College, 20 miles east of Los Angeles, is nestled in a quiet neighborhood bordered by residences, manufacturing plants, and offices in the South Pacific District, one of the 14 Hispanic districts of the Assemblies of God. The […]

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GCU refinances loan held by Grand Canyon Education

(December 9, 2021) – Grand Canyon University (GCU) successfully closed a $ 1.2 billion bond offering to refinance the remaining balance of the guaranteed note issued in 2018 as part of the purchase of University as part of its transition to 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt nonprofit status and additional loans made to acquire fixed assets […]

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Lubbock Christian University to open this weekend

Lubbock Christian University will host the Winter Opening Ceremonies on Friday and Saturday. Friday’s ceremony is for graduate students only and is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the McDonald Moody Auditorium. Saturday’s ceremony is for undergraduates only and is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Rip Griffin Center, 26th Street and Chicago Avenue. Dr. B. […]

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Education reforms in Nigeria: issues we need to tackle

Hi, If you remember in my last post, I shared my take on our current reality in the education sector in Nigeria. I also spoke about some of the reforms underway in the country – at the federal and state levels. Finally, I reviewed one of Nigeria’s most daring and groundbreaking education reforms to date […]

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Federally-funded program completes first semester at OKCPS

This fall marks the first semester of a federally funded program to get people into education. Students are required by the state to complete a minimum of 12 weeks of instruction to earn a Traditional Teaching Certificate in Oklahoma. Oklahoma Education Association president Katherine Bishop said this was just one of the many burdens educators […]

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A CASE FOR THE FINANCING OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES

Francis Wale Oke explains why TETFund support to public universities should be extended to private higher education institutions It is impossible to write the history of private universities in Nigeria without a generous reference to Archbishop Benson Idahosa. The seed of faith known as Christian Faith University, for which he applied for a license to […]

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Wellspring University: Advocating for innovation and entrepreneurship in the African education system

Until Africa realizes that innovation and entrepreneurship are the key to the continent’s development, we will continue to remain at the mercy of the Western world. According to 7mindsets.com, todayUniversity students are prepared for jobs that probably don’t exist. It is therefore imperative for us to create autonomous and autonomous learners. A true 21st century […]

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Albion College to lead the classification system for key colleges

Albion College will become the operational and administrative headquarters of the Carnegie Classification of Higher Education Institutions, a move that will put Michigan’s small private college at the center of the most important conversations in higher education. The school announced the move on Monday morning. The Carnegie System – also known as the Basic Classification […]

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Parents should have the ‘last word’ in public education (survey)

Through Ryan foley, Christian Post reporter | Saturday 20 November 2021 People hold up placards at a rally against “Critical Race Theory” (CRT) taught at Loudoun County Government Center schools in Leesburg, Va. On June 12, 2021. “Are you ready to go?” take over our schools? Republican activist Patti Menders shouted at a rally against […]

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Grand Canyon University Freezes Tuition Fees for 14th Year in a Row | national news

PHOENIX, November 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Grand Canyon University announced today that it is freezing the tuition fees of its Phoenix campus for the 14the consecutive year, continuing its commitment to make higher education affordable for all socio-economic classes. The tuition on the ground campus of the private Christian university in 2022-2023 will […]

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Campbellsville Board of Trustees Appoints Dean of Samford as 12th President of University

Staff, students and more meet with President-elect Tuesday CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. (CU Public Affairs) – Dr. Joseph “Joe” Hopkins, dean of the School of Arts at Samford University, has been elected the 12th 115-year president of the University of Campbellsville effective February 1 2022. The University of Campbellsville Board of Trustees voted Monday afternoon to elect […]

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Student Freedom Initiative Expands to 29 HBCUs and Partners with the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation | National company

WASHINGTON – (BUSINESS WIRE) – November 4, 2021– Today, the Student Freedom Initiative announced the next round of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that will participate in its program. The selected institutions are: Alabama A&M University, Benedict College, Bennett College, Bowie State University, Dillard University, Fisk University, Interdenominational Theological Center, Jackson State University, Jarvis […]

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Stride Funding secures first-of-its-kind $ 30 million facility with Silicon Valley Bank to support SV Academy development programs for under-represented learners

NEW YORK, 21 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Stride Funding Inc. obtained $ 30 million low-cost education finance fund from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank for the world’s most innovative companies and their investors, to fund the high-growth asset class of results-based finance products . The warehouse credit facility will be used to […]

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DePauw inaugurates Lori S. White, his first wife and black president

Lori S. White was inaugurated today as DePauw University’s 21st President – and the first woman and first person of color to lead the 184-year-old institution – in a ceremony punctuated by beautiful weather , colorful college badges, inspirational songs and catchy speeches. The event was historic not only because White is a first, but […]

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Scuttlebutt / Calendar – September 30, 2021 – The Sopris Sun

Local distinction Krysia Carter-Giez has completed filming and editing of her film “The Day I Had to Grow Up” in Carbondale. The film follows six young activists who aspire to change in America and recently won the award for “Best Documentary Short and Best Editing in a Short Film” at the Barcelona International Film Festival. […]

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Biden plan seeks to expand education from kindergarten to college

WASHINGTON – As Democrats move forward with President Joe Biden $ 3.5 trillion reconstruction plan, they promise historic investments across the education arc – from early childhood to college and beyond – in what advocates have described as the most comprehensive package of its kind in decades. The education provisions of Biden’s “Build Better” proposal […]

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Oklahoma Governor Stitt Requests State Department of Education Audit

Following an explosive report on Epic charter schools last year, Governor Kevin Stitt requested an investigative audit of the Oklahoma State Department of Education. The audit, which the governor announced Thursday, would focus on the state agency’s financial oversight of public schools. “As we make record investments in our public education system, students and parents […]

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Vaccination warrants are an American tradition

“History of health mandates 101” is now in session. You will recall that our last class discussed accelerating amble to sticks instead of carrots as spurs to COVID-19 vaccination. In my state of Massachusetts, Governor Charlie Baker has made injections a condition of employment in long-term care facilities, the strategy adopted by major Commonwealth hospitals. […]

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Evangel University appoints Pastor Mike Rakes as next president

Mike Rakes, pastor of Winston Salem First Church, is the next president of Evangel University. It was the unanimous choice of the university’s board of trustees, which conducted a nationwide search for the fifth president of the private Christian campus in Springfield. “Mike is a dynamic and innovative leader who is extremely qualified to pursue […]

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Launch of the working group on education financing

Brattleboro Union High School on Thursday, May 6, 2021. Photo by Glenn Russell / VTDigger A group of legislators responsible for proposing a redesign Vermont’s K-12 education funding system began work on Tuesday, electing Senator Ruth Hardy, D-Addison, and Representative Emilie Kornheiser, D-Brattleboro to be its co-chairs. The charge of the “Student Weighting Report Implementation […]

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Eight Washoe County High School Students Win National Merit Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced this week that eight high school graduates from the Washoe County School District (WCSD) have received college-sponsored scholarships starting in the 2021-2022 school year. A dozen WCSD students initially qualified for the scholarship money. Students will receive annual scholarships ranging from $ 500 to $ 2,000 for up to […]

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What is Critical Race Theory and why do Ohio Republicans want to ban it?

Parents packed a school board meeting near Cleveland. They flooded the Ohio State Board of Education with comments. They launched the first campaigns for board seats in a Cincinnati suburb. And they lobbied state lawmakers to write not one but two separate bills to ban the teaching of “critical race theory.” “It didn’t feel right […]

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Harvard student wants her $ 40,000 scholarship to go to others in need

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – JULY 14: Students throw their mortars in the air during their graduation photo at the University of Birmingham graduation congregations on July 14, 2009 in Birmingham, England. More than 5,000 graduates will don their gowns this week to graduate from the University of Birmingham. A recent survey suggested that there are 48 […]

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34 Johnson County Students Win Prestigious National Merit Scholarships

The latest round of National Merit Scholarship winners includes three students from the Shawnee Mission Schools. Another round of winners will be announced in July. Photo file. Another group of Johnson County students linked to the university received some good news this week. Thirty-four Johnson County students learned on Wednesday that they had won prestigious […]

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House 34 District Candidates Speak of Legislative Pressures on Gambling

May 31 — EDITOR’S NOTE — The MDJ sent six questions to each candidate in the June 15 special election to succeed former State Representative Bert Reeves, R-Marietta. The questions were the same for each candidate and candidates had to limit their answers to 250 words. This is the fourth installment in the six-part series. […]

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Christian Mother: Feminism Is “Satanic” Because Feminists Are Not Like Me | Beth Stoneburner | Sympathetic atheist

Christian blogger and professional mommy-shamer Lori Alexander (aka “The Transformed Wife”) came to prominence by destroying feminism. But the more you read her thoughts on it, the clearer it becomes that she doesn’t have a clear definition of “feminism.” She just uses it as a catch-all term to describe the liberal views she is talking […]

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Biden administration reverses Trump-era policies that hampered investigations of student loan companies

The Biden administration announced on Friday that it was reversing Trump-era policy and would expand the ability of state and federal regulators to investigate large student loan companies. Richard CordrayRichard Adams Cordray Dennis Kucinich Joins Race to Become Mayor of Cleveland Biden Administration Reverses Trump-Era Policy That Hindered Investigations Of Student Loan Companies On The […]

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Federal ‘overbreadth’ threatens freedom in Christian colleges

JEFFERSON CITY – University presidents of the Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC) expressed disappointment after a federal judge rejected the College of the Ozark (COO) request to pause on a federal directive that could force Christian universities to respond to the LGBT agenda. Federal Judge Roseann Ketchmark, in the Western Missouri District, denied the COO’s request […]

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SUNY New Paltz President Donald Christian to retire in June 2022; looking for a replacement to start in the fall | Local News

NEW PALTZ, NY – SUNY New Paltz President Donald P. Christian intends to retire at the end of June 2022, after a 45-year career in higher education and 12 years as as president of the college, according to a press release. During the 2021-2022 academic year, a search will be conducted for Christian’s replacement, in […]

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US Department of Education sues OBU over LGBTQ students – Tulsa Beacon

through Beacon Staff May 20, 2021 1110 One of Oklahoma’s largest faith-based universities is among 25 higher education institutions named in a recent federal class action lawsuit against the US Department of Education. Filed by the nonprofit Religious Exemption Accountability Project (REAP), the prosecution, Elizabeth Hunter, et al. v. US Department of Education, is brought […]

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Council of over 180 Protestant institutions fights for Christian colleges and universities against LGBT lawsuit: US: Christianism Daily

In response to a lawsuit brought by past and current LGBT students seeking to overturn religious schools’ exemptions from the Title IX Discrimination Act, a prominent association of more than 180 Protestant colleges and universities has come to their defense. In an effort to provide federal funds for college students attending religious institutions that support […]

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As Biden taps Elizabeth Warren ally to oversee student loans, debt forgiveness debate looms large | national

(college correction) – The Biden administration has chosen a close ally of U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to oversee the country’s vast federal student loan program. Last Monday, Rich Cordray, director of the Office of Consumer Financial Protection during the Obama administration, was announced as the new head of the Department of Education‘s Office of […]

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New Quorum President Called “Unifier” | Local News

WENHAM – One after one, members of the search committee called Michael D. Hammond a “unifier”. Hammond was announced Thursday as the ninth president of Gordon College, replacing Michael Lindsay, who is leaving to take over at Taylor University in Indiana – the school where Hammond currently serves as provost and vice -executive chairman. In […]

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Appointment of exceptional faculty members of the College of Education and Health Professions

Submitted photo From left to right, top: David D. Christian, Janet Forbess, Kimberly Frazier and Nicholas P. Greene. Bottom: Fran Hagstrom, Tingting Liu, Leslie Jo Shelton and Jonathan Wai. The College of Education and Health Professions at the U of A recently named the recipients of the Outstanding Awards 2020-2021. Each year, the Faculty Council […]

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Eastern Nazarene College Launches First Fully Online Programs

Eastern Nazarene College Launches First Fully Online Programs Posted: April 22, 2021 Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) announces the launch of its first fully online programs. The Master of Science in Management, the Master of Science in Management-Healthcare Administration and the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will be offered to students in the Adult and […]

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Richmond seminar says vaccines will be needed among students and staff | Education

Union Presbyterian Seminary. James H. Wallace / TIME-SHIPPING Governor Northam pleads for Virginians to get vaccinated A Richmond seminar said it would require COVID-19 vaccines in the fall, as universities across the country question whether they have the authority to issue such warrants. The Union Presbyterian Seminary, located in the city’s northern district, is the […]

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Tanzania: How Magufuli, spearhead of reforms, paid off in education

FROM its independence from Great Britain in 1961 until today, Tanzania has made progress in developing national policies aimed at expanding educational opportunities for its people. Outgoing President John Magufuli has also contributed immensely to the development of the sector during his five and a half years in office. In 1963, for the first time, […]