Category : Virginia

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

NASAP Foundation Announces Its New Name

The National Association for Student Affairs Professionals (NASAP) Foundation, an organization that has given charitable donations across the nation for more than a decade, has announced its new name: The Dr. Melvin C. Terrell Educational Foundation...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Vinson Named Chairman of National Humanities Center

Dr. Ben Vinson III The National Humanities Center has announced the appointment of its new board chairman, Dr. Ben Vinson III, the provost at Case Western Reserve University. “The National Humanities Center serves a special place in the intellectu...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Brazilian DACA Entrepreneur Fears Deportation

Victor Santos, an immigrant from Brazil and co-founder of the finance app AirFox, faces uncertainty about his status in the United States under President Donald Trump’s administration. At the age of 12, originally on a business trip with his parents...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Sterling Stuckey, Renowned Historian, Dies

Dr. Sterling Stuckey, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California, Riverside and a prominent scholar of African-American history, has died. Dr. Sterling Stuckey An expert on American slavery and African-American int...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Report: Interest in Online Education Keeps Growing

The associate’s degree is the most popular credential among potential students as demand for online higher education continues to grow, according to a study by Clearwater, Fla.-based Digital Media Solutions. The independent agency’s study reviewed t...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

Was It Worth It? A McNair Scholar’s Reflection

My palms were sweaty, my stomach uneasy and my body overwhelmed with nerves. I had printed my speech with 14-point font text, double-spaced, and had cues to stop for audience responses – just as I had learned when I was an undergraduate McNair resea...

Southeast / Virginia - 2 months ago

University of Akron to Eliminate 80 Degree Programs

At the University of Akron, 80 degree programs will be eliminated within the next few years due to declining enrollment. Affected areas will include 10 Ph.D. programs, 33 master’s programs, 20 bachelor’s programs and 17 associate programs, FOX repor...

Southeast / Virginia - 3 months ago

Expect rainy start to workweek

While the week is expected to get off to a rainy start, the rest of the week is forecast to have only some small chance for rain, according to the National Weather Service. Daily highs, meanwhile, are forecast to range in the lower 90s throughout t...