University community promotes inclusion, mourns victim of Colorado club shooting | News

University community promotes inclusion, mourns victim of Colorado club shooting |  News

TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma – LGBTQ students on a Northeastern Oklahoma university campus are trying to come to grips with a mass shooting at a Colorado Springs night club that took the life of one of their own. Twenty-eight-year-old Daniel Aston was one of five victims at Club Q on Nov. 20. A few years ago, Aston … Read more

Students favor digital resources to boost quality education

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO-RWANDA Students and teachers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) can, for the first time, access a free online library after the Ministry of Education launched the National Digital Library in a bid to boost the availability of educational resources, books and scientific articles for teaching staff and students. In … Read more

COVID transition brings national recognition to AU journalism program | News

During a filming session for the Andersonian Newscast, students watch monitors to be sure everything goes according to plan. Caleb Amick | The Herald Bulletin ANDERSON — After COVID-19 forced Anderson University’s student newspaper online, they decided to take it in a different direction. The publication’s advisor, David Baird, said they decided on a multimedia … Read more

Northwestern’s fall commencement set Sunday | News

Fall commencement at Northwestern Oklahoma State University will be held at 3:30 pm on Sunday, Dec. 4, in Percefull Fieldhouse. Northwestern Oklahoma State University alumni Dr. Randy Smith will deliver the commencement address. Smith had a career at Northwestern for over 25 years (1979-2005) starting as the assistant dean of students and leaving as the … Read more

University saw 25% application spike after ‘College GameDay’ appearance

The Appalachian State Board of Trustees held its first meeting at the university’s Hickory campus on Friday. App State Chancellor Sheri Everts informed the board that the city of Hickory has helped clean some of the university signs set up around the building and that the external signs are now lit at nighttime. Provost Heather … Read more

OPINION: A love letter to UGA’s African drumming class | Opinion

There’s not many college classes that bring back the nostalgia of high school. Sitting in desk chairs in a small classroom surrounded by friends but mostly strangers, I was suddenly in ninth grade again. This time was different – I would glare to my right and see athletes, biology majors and fraternity boys, and Hugh … Read more

Annual Chancellor’s Staff Awards honor different areas of excellence | University Times

The 2022 Chancellor’s Staff Awards were announced recently, and winners will be celebrated at a reception in January. Each winner will receive a $2,500 prize and their names will be added to a plaque on display at the William Pitt Union. Exceptional Early Career Achievement: Katie BelardiResearch Administrator, Department of Communication Science and Disorders, School … Read more

Brockway Boys hit hard by Graduation | Sports

BROCKWAY — Year in and year out high school sports teams deal with players lost to graduation, but you’d be hard pressed to find another boys basketball team impacted more this winter by that annual exodus than Brockway. The Rovers lost eight players (7 active rosters) to graduation, including four of its top five scorers … Read more

CTC adult education helps those seeking to enter the workforce or improve English skills | Local News

Adults needing help with earning a general education development (GED) high school equivalency diploma or improving their English as a second language skills to support them entering the workforce can find assistance through the Central Texas College (CTC) Adult Education and Literacy program. Funded by the Texas Workforce Commission, CTC’s Adult Education provides English, math, … Read more

Frosty Fest welcomes winter at Potomac State | Local News

KEYSER, W.Va. — WVU Potomac State College’s Davis Conference Center was full of happy, jolly souls on Wednesday night as the community gathered to celebrate the second annual Frosty Fest. Hundreds of kids and parents filled the conference center turned winter wonderland on the blustery evening for cookies and hot cocoa, crafts, holiday music, a … Read more