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SIX LESSONS HIGHER ED CAN LEARN FROM #RIO2016

Thanks to Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram, we saw the action before, during, and after scenes from 2016 Summer Olympic athletes like Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, and America’s #FinalFive. The games are a great case study of social media done right and higher ed professionals should take note. SIX LESSONS FROM #RIO2016 RIDE THE WAVE......Read More

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STEM Faculty Collaborations: Eliminating Barriers in Higher Education

Featured Post by:  Ginny Botts, Ed. D The Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities is committed to eliminating barriers in education. In 2016, we wondered what would happen if experts in science, technology, engineering, and math came together to discuss pressing issues in STEM education. With funding from the Helmsley Charitable Trust, we developed an......Read More

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January is National Mentoring Month!

National Mentoring Month is held each January to promote youth mentoring in the United States. It was inaugurated in 2002 and was/is officially spearheaded by the Harvard School of Public Health, MENTOR, and the Corporation for National and Community Service.   The importance of mentoring has caught on across the nation as well as here in......Read More