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Tech School Enrollment Soars

Tech School Enrollment Soars

Enrollment in the technical community college Wake Tech is at an all-time high. Wake Tech reached 22,000 students enrolling this week. This is a record breaking high for the North Carolina school. It also exceeded its fall enrollment by 500 students. Students are becoming more and more inclined to enroll in technical colleges. Bryan Ryan,


Gaming Meets Higher Education

Gaming Meets Higher Education

Gaming is breaking into higher education as of late. We have seen the introduction of gamification by MIT and also have seen its praises being sung by the job industry. Now there is a shift towards incorporating gaming of some sort into the college curriculum. Gaming is so popular among college aged students that the shift


Which Online Learning Classes are Most Popular for Women?

Which Online Learning Classes are Most Popular for Women?

A survey recently released by Western International University showed that women tend to view online degrees as more attainable than traditional in school degree programs. This has left researchers wondering which online courses in a massive open online course (MOOC) landscape are being selected by today’s female college students. To find the answer to this



Is STEM Really Enough to Prepare Students for the Workforce?

Is STEM Really Enough to Prepare Students for the Workforce?

There is an increasing focus in the United States lately on making young students ready for college and careers. One of the primary ways that this is being attempted is through STEM education. STEM education is a curriculum that is focused around science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The question of whether or not this is





Canadian University Spends 13 Years and $19 Million To Ensure Women Paid Equally

Canadian University Spends 13 Years and $19 Million To Ensure Women Paid Equally

In Februrary, McGill University issued checks to more than 2,100 employees that they considered underpaid due to their gender. The checks covered back pay, some as much as $80,000, according to Sean Cory, president of a union that represents university research employees. This action was part of a large program required by Quebec law to

U.S. Department of Education Releases Annual Report of the Most Expensive Colleges

U.S. Department of Education Releases Annual Report of the Most Expensive Colleges

The U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center (CATC) released its report on the most expensive colleges in the U.S. The list comes out annually and creates a bit of controversy each year. According to CBS, for instance, the list is meant to embarrass expensive schools into lowering their tuition. However, the report


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