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Today, members of Bethel University’s esports team, along with President Gregg A. Chenoweth, Ph.D., celebrated the ribbon cutting of the $1 million Bendix E-Sports Arena, located in the Century Center in South Bend. The new 6,000 square foot arena features a 36 PC gaming center, Nintendo and Xbox gaming stations and a 600-seat theater capable of hosting regional and national e-sports events. This space, just about 10 min. from campus, will be home to BU’s co-ed esports team.
The maritime industry is ever-growing and ever-changing. There are so many paths you can choose both on and offshore, and every path requires you to earn and maintain different levels of licenses, endorsements, and education. Determining your passions in the industry is the first step in charting your course. Understanding the basics can help you make those life-changing decisions, which is why NMI is here to help guide you through the process of pursuing your ultimate maritime goals.
Rochester University School of Business is offering four new or revised majors targeted to expanding sectors in industry that are seeking skilled employees.
“We’re responding to trends in the business world. Our business advisory boards and institutional data show us that employers in these fields are looking for skilled, ethical employees,” said Danette Cagnet, director of the School of Business. “And our students are interested in working in jobs where they can serve others and make a difference in their communities. We’re excited to launch these majors.”
One of the hallmarks of NMI’s College of Maritime Science is the co-op program, also known as Summer at Sea, which is included as an integral part of the degree program for Applied Science in Nautical Science. This unique experience consists of two 90 day co-ops, usually taking place in the summer, in which students are able to gain hands-on experience in the maritime industry working on commercial vessels, while also completing required credits for their degree. NMI works hard to maintain and secure partnerships and opportunities with the top companies of the industry.
Indiana Wesleyan University is adopting a test optional policy for new students applying for admission for entry in the Spring or Fall 2021.
Beginning August 1, 2020, new freshmen and transfer students applying to Indiana Wesleyan University (Marion) will have the ability to do so through the Common App.
Mount Mercy University was named a 2020–21 College of Distinction based on engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes. The university also received program-specific recognition in business, education and nursing.
Our March 1 priority application deadline for freshmen has passed, but we are still accepting applications and admitting students on a space-available basis. The priority application deadline for transfer students is July 1. The sooner students complete their applications, the sooner we can send admissions decisions and financial aid offers. Go to whitworth.edu/apply.
We regretfully had to cancel our large campus visit events, but small campus tours remain available Monday-Saturday at 2 p.m. Sign up at whitworth.edu/campustours. For those who were counting on attending a campus visit event to earn a one-time, $1,000 Visit Scholarship, we will be in touch soon about how to qualify for the scholarship in other ways. In the meantime, we encourage you to join current student for a video tour or take an interactive virtual campus tour. Find both at whitworth.edu/visit.
Here's a presidential pro tip for prospective students who want to increase their odds of getting one of their top residence hall choices and their preferred class schedule in the fall: Deposit now! Go to whitworth.edu/deposit to pay the $350 enrollment deposit and lock in priority housing and class registration benefits.