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SAGE Scholars Monthly Newsletter | January 2021

University of Pennsylvania Names SAGE Scholars Founder Alumni Educator of the Year

University of Pennsylvania Names
SAGE Scholars Founder "Alumni
Educator of the Year"

The University of Pennsylvania's Dr. Pam Grossman, dean of the Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) and George and Diane Weiss Professor of Education, has awarded James B. Johnston (MBA '66, Ed.D '76) the "Penn GSE Educator of the Year" honor. Dr. Johnston, founder and Chairman of SAGE Scholars, received his MBA from the University's Wharton School and doctorate from Penn GSE. The Award "recognizes an outstanding graduate of the University, preferably of the Graduate School of Education, who demonstrates unusual involvement in and commitment to identifying and helping to resolve school problems and current issues in education." Read more

SAGE Scholars Member College News
Stanford Ranks Clarkson University Researchers as Top Scientists in the World

Stanford Ranks Clarkson University Researchers as Top Scientists in the World

Stanford University has ranked several Clarkson University Professors as some of the top scientists across the world in a recent report. The report published in the prestigious PLOS Biology journal measures scientists across disciplines based on several factors including the career-long citation impact of their published research. Read More

Harrisburg University Launches Esports Research Center

Harrisburg University Launches Esports Research Center

Building upon Harrisburg University's role as one of the most innovative collegiate Esports leaders in North America, the University is expanding its academic reach by introducing the Center for Applied Research in Esports (CARE). CARE will rigorously evaluate the evolution of the Esports industry, its impact, and its academic, social, and economic benefits. CARE is headed by Charles Palmer, who also leads HU's Bachelor of Science in Esports, Management, and Production program. Read More

University of Dayton - Ranked #1 In The Nation For Materials R&D - Is Helping Turn Garbage Into Jet Fuel

University of Dayton - Ranked #1 In The Nation For Materials R&D - Is Helping Turn Garbage Into Jet Fuel

In a process supported by the University of Dayton Research Institute, ASTM International has approved the use of a synthetic oil derived from municipal waste in the manufacture of jet fuel at petroleum refineries. The co-processing of "syncrude" with petroleum at the refinery level is the second new specification for jet fuel approved this spring by ASTM, which develops technical standards for product design and manufacturing across a number of industries. Read More

KEEPING ON TRACK WITH SAGE SCHOLARS

Financial Aid vs. College Funding

To know how to best pay for a college education, families need to know three numbers: The total annual Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and the Expected Family Contribution. Learn how to calculate these numbers and plan for the future. Read More

Tuition Rewards Frequently Asked Questions

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SAGE Scholars Member College News
Coe College ranked as a top sustainable college by The Princeton Review

Coe College ranked as a top sustainable college by The Princeton Review

Coe College is proud to be the first-ever school in Iowa and one of only three schools in the nation this year to receive the Award for Improving Undergraduate Physics Education from the American Physical Society. Immersing students in research has resulted in opportunities for students to submit successful proposals for research and outreach funds, complete summer research projects on campus with funding from NASA and the National Science Foundation, present at national and international conferences, and visit the laboratories of collaborators in the US and abroad. Read More

Faulkner University Ranked The Best General Business/Commerce Bachelor's Degree Schools In Alabama In 2021 Ranking

Faulkner University Ranked The Best General Business/Commerce Bachelor's Degree Schools In Alabama In 2021 Ranking

Faulkner University was recently ranked the top university for Best General Business/ Commerce Bachelor's Degree Schools in Alabama according to Business Degree Central. Two other awards were granted to Faulkner in this year's ranking including second in Best Human Resource Management Schools in Alabama and second in Best Human Resource Management Bachelor's Degree Schools in Alabama. Read More

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Wins $3 Million Award to Launch Graduate Program Preparing Data-Driven Leaders To Build a More Sustainable and Just Future

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Wins $3 Million Award to Launch Graduate Program Preparing Data-Driven Leaders To Build a More Sustainable and Just Future

Seeking to move beyond current economic models that emphasize the use of nonrenewable materials and the generation of waste streams that disproportionately affect more vulnerable communities, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is launching a pioneering graduate program that brings together data sciences, chemical sciences (chemistry, biology, physics), and engineering to prepare leaders who can build and sustain circular economies that maximize the use of renewable materials, increase the efficiency of manufacturing, turn waste into new products, and minimize irreducible waste streams. Read More

KEEPING ON TRACK WITH SAGE SCHOLARS

Ten Minute Professor - What is Merit Aid?

We've all heard of it, but what exactly is it? To put it simply, Merit Aid is a pricing strategy to attract the best applicants. Learn how Merit Aid formulas vary by college. Read More

RSC Blog - Education & Health

Research shows that there is ample evidence that education, especially completing college, reduces health risk factors, improves overall health and longevity, and reduces health care spending. Find out how education can be looked at as a major strategy for improving the health of Americans. Read More

SAGE Scholars Member College News
Duquesne University's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business Featured on Princeton Review's List of Best Business Schools

Duquesne University's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business Featured on Princeton Review's List of Best Business Schools

With a special emphasis on integrating sustainable business practices and business ethics, Duquesne University's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business has been selected as one of the country's top 244 schools for on-campus MBA programs by the Princeton Review. Read More

Ripon College, Medical College of Wisconsin collaborate on pharmacy dual degree

Ripon College, Medical College of Wisconsin collaborate on pharmacy dual degree

A new collaboration with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Pharmacy School in Milwaukee will allow students to earn dual degrees from Ripon College and MCW in only six years. Students in the accelerated program will earn a liberal arts degree from Ripon and a doctor of pharmacy degree from MCW. Read More

York College Establishes Appell Environmental Horticulture Program

York College Establishes Appell Environmental Horticulture Program

York College of Pennsylvania will create a major in Environmental Horticulture with a multimillion-dollar commitment from the Powder Mill Foundation, established by the late Louis J. Appell Jr. With a focus on environmental sustainability, the Appell Environmental Horticulture Program will include hands-on learning opportunities at Millbourne, Appell's 50-acre private estate in York. Students may choose the Environmental Horticulture major beginning in Fall 2021. Read More