Kristen Batista ’17 loved her undergraduate experience at Johnson & Wales University in Providence: She made great friends and memories as a member of the Wildcat Dance team and worked hard in her pursuit of her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies, which she says allowed her to tie together her “specific talents and interests within the arts, humanities, and communications fields.” But before she could finish her degree on campus, her husband, Nashay, a United States Marine, received the order
The United States Navy is providing yet another way for senior enlisted members to fund their educational pursuits. On March 29, 2017, a Naval Administrative Message (NAVADMIN) called for applications for the FY-17 Advanced Education Voucher (AEV) program. The AEV program provides financial assistance to chiefs, senior chiefs, and master chief petty officers who are seeking to pursue baccalaureate and master’s level educational programs the Navy deems relevant.
It's time allocation — not management — that is important, after all!
In this post, we will look more closely at how to schedule and working with the time that is available to us. For the purpose of this post, we’ll be focusing specifically on students who are achieving their degrees in the online classroom.
On May 16, 2016, Senate Bill S.2921 was introduced by members of the United States Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. The bill, The Veterans First Act, is a truly bipartisan omnibus package designed to bring much needed reform to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
One of the key provisions of the bill, deals with improving and enhancing veteran educational benefits for veterans and their dependents. It proposes, among other things, the following enhancements:
On more than one occasion, a military service member or veteran has asked me why they should go to college. My response has basically been the same over my 11 years of working with military-connected students and highlights these main points.