Associate’s Degrees Now Possible For Inmates Thanks To NYU

Associate’s Degrees Now Possible For Inmates Thanks To NYU

New York University is extending an opportunity to earn credits towards an associate’s degree to some of the inmates serving time at the Wallkill Correctional Facility of Hudson Valley. Inmates will be able to take two courses, “Literary Analysis and the Politics of Interpretation” and “Critical Perspectives on Justice through Creative Writing,” to begin with.




Criminal Justice and Social Work Rank On Most Useless Degrees List

Criminal Justice and Social Work Rank On Most Useless Degrees List

A recent report from Hard Times outlined the unemployment rates among 50 different college degrees, which Business Insider then took a step further as they dissected each degree’s salary expectations. The data collected culminated in a list of degree that may be seen as “useless” as a result. So, keep these degrees and their unemployment




Degrees Matter Less Than Skills to Employers Per New Survey

Degrees Matter Less Than Skills to Employers Per New Survey

Students who are studying anthropology, philosophy and other liberal arts degrees may have a better chance at getting a job than was once thought, based on a new study from the Association of American Colleges & Universities. The survey was released in January is titled, “Falling Short? College Learning and Career Success,” and reports that


UA’s School of Social Work Welcomes Civil Rights Leaders

UA’s School of Social Work Welcomes Civil Rights Leaders

The University of Alabama’s social work students, faculty and members of the Tuscaloosa community will soon have the amazing opportunity to listen to two notable civil rights leaders speak in honor of African- American Heritage Month. There is no doubt that the seats within the Little Hall at the university’s School of Social Work will be full


Journalism Gender Gap Is Wide According to Recent Study

Journalism Gender Gap Is Wide According to Recent Study

There is an ever widening gender gap present in journalism, according to the Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2014 study conducted by the Women’s Media Center. The study thoroughly detailed the journalism landscape and said: “Gender inequality among journalists is evident across all media outlets and all issues. Men received 63% of byline credits


Associate’s Degree Students Were Front and Center At #NLS2015

Associate’s Degree Students Were Front and Center At #NLS2015

Thousands of community college students, teachers, presidents and advocates flocked to Washington, D.C for the 2015 Community College National Legislative Summit that took place last week. Given that college enrollment has boomed by over 21%, according to the American Association of Community College, in the wake of the recent Recession, it comes as no surprise


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