Fashion careers are not limited to designing the latest trends. In fact, the retail industry is vast, and a degree in Fashion Merchandising & Retailing can position you for a variety of marketing, managerial, and executive positions.
Editor’s Note: Deanna Sweeney ’17 MBA is no stranger to international travel. As a graduate student in Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education, Sweeney jumped at the opportunity to explore Nepal. She enjoyed her experience so much that upon her return from her first trip, she decided to apply for a research and development internship in Panama.
Earlier this week, I discussed how to identify and correct vague pronoun references in your writing. Now that we’ve explored that, let’s look at some of the most common vague pronoun errors I see in student writing:
1. Too many antecedents
A pronoun should have only one antecedent (noun) that is clear and unmistakable, as mentioned in the previous post.
Today I bring you another common grammatical dilemma — how to revise your work to clarify vague pronoun reference.
What is vague pronoun reference?
One of the best things about online learning is that students can pursue their degrees from virtually anywhere — even another continent. Just ask Karen Duey '95, '18, current location: Antarctica.
The Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education is pleased to announce our Summer Term dean's list. Full-time undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.40 or higher achieve dean's list status. Congratulations!
Part of online learning’s appeal is that it is flexible and convenient. Need to work full time and pursue a degree? No problem. Live too far from a campus that offers your degree? Easy, sign up for an online option. But for some reason, many online students don’t realize that the very qualities that drew them to pursue their degree outside a classroom make it entirely possible to do so from anywhere in the world.
As the writing specialist for Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education, it is my job to help students to improve their writing skills. Today, I bring you a common grammatical quandary—what to do with a singular indefinite pronoun.
Let’s review. A pronoun is a word that can function by itself as a noun phrase (e.g. I, you, he, they, it). An indefinite pronoun is a pronoun that does not refer to any person, amount, or thing in particular.
Here are a few examples of the most common singular indefinite pronouns:
Have you ever wondered what you can do with a Sport Leadership degree from Johnson & Wales University? According to Professor Patrick Leary, EdD, students who study sport leadership can go on to pursue a variety of careers in the sports industry, including athletic administration roles.
We asked him for some specifics, and here’s what he said:
JWU Online: What is athletic administration, and what kinds of positions are available?
If you’re apprehensive about taking courses online, don’t worry. Here are four ways you can stay on track and crush your academic goals this term:
1. Get ready.
There’s a myth that online classes are easier than traditional classes— but really, they’re not. In fact, online courses are equivalent in content and rigor to JWU’s traditional face-to-face courses. Before classes begin, make sure you’re prepared, both physically and mentally, for what you signed up for.