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SAGE Scholars Monthly Newsletter | June 2021

Indiana Tech Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Indiana Tech Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Indiana Tech, which offers multiple engineering majors (biomedical, computer, electrical, industrial and manufacturing, mechanical, network and software) and has won 17 NAIA national track championships in the past decade, has joined the SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards program. 24 Indiana private colleges and universities are now in the SAGE Scholars network.

At Indiana Tech, students get intellectual rigor and real-world insights from respected faculty who bring years of industry experience into the classroom. It is reinforced by hands-on labs, research beyond the classroom, and close connections to internships and other experiences that make learning real. Each interaction in this fertile educational environment is an opportunity to move closer to graduation, career success and a life well lived.

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Cornish College of the Arts Adds 6 New Majors

Cornish College of the Arts Adds 6 New Majors

Cornish College of the Arts is a hub for artists looking to begin their journey toward a career in the arts. Whether you're interested in visual or performing arts, Cornish offers multiple pathways for study. If you're seeking a career as a designer, a future in the fine arts or working with film and video, performing arts, or being behind the scenes working to bring performances to life. Our commitment to interdisciplinary arts education allows you the room to explore.

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Prestigious Accreditation Extended for RPI's Lally School of Management

Prestigious Accreditation Extended for RPI's Lally School of Management

The Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute recently received a five-year extension of accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the premier accrediting agency for higher education degree programs in business. Read More

Wingate University's Human Services Program Ranked Among Top 25 in Nation

Wingate University's Human Services Program Ranked Among Top 25 in Nation

Wingate University's Human Services program is the only one in North Carolina ranked in the top 25 in the nation in a new report from Best Degrees, clocking in at No. 19. Best Degrees notes that Wingate students can earn a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree in human services and touts the program's curriculum, which includes courses in developmental psychology, social stratification, critical thinking and research design, and inferential statistics, as well as a 100-hour practicum. Read More

KEEPING ON TRACK WITH SAGE SCHOLARS

Dr. James B. Johnston Scholarship Essay Competition

High School Seniors participating in the third annual Dr. James B. Johnston Scholarship Essay Competition have two weeks left to submit proof enrollment before the July 1st deadline. The Educational Foundation will be announcing the 2021 Scholarship winners on July 15th! Read More

You Made The SAGE Scholars Virtual College Fair A Success

Thank you for making our first SAGE Scholars Virtual College Fair a success! We love creating special opportunities for students and families to connect with member colleges and universities. Click here to access recordings of the live sessions, scholarship information, and sponsor & student event surveys. Read More

Dr. Todd Olson Named 11th President Of Mount Mercy University

Dr. Todd Olson Named 11th President Of Mount Mercy University

Dr. Todd Olson has been named the 11th president of Mount Mercy University. Olson will begin his duties as president on July 21, 2021. Since 2003, Dr. Olson has served as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Georgetown University in Washington D.C., providing leadership for 15 departments and 140 student affairs staff. Throughout his 35-year career in higher education, Dr. Olson has been an adjunct faculty member, most recently teaching in the higher education administration program and School of Nursing and Health Studies at Georgetown.

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American Institute of Physics Recognizes Illinois Wesleyan

American Institute of Physics Recognizes Illinois Wesleyan

The American Institute of Physics (AIP) lists the Illinois Wesleyan University Physics Department as a top producer of graduates with bachelor's degrees in physics. AIP designated top-producing departments as averaging 15 or more graduates that earned bachelor's degrees from 2016 to 2018. AIP ranked IWU's Physics Department, which averaged 16 graduates during that three-year period, in the top 7% among 503 undergraduate-only institutions. Read More

Hiram College Announces Three New Majors & Enhanced Online Program

Hiram College Announces Three New Majors & Enhanced Online Program

Following an extensive review of academic programs, Hiram College is pleased to announce the addition of three new in-demand majors to join the list of existing degree programs available to students. Beginning in fall 2021, students enrolled on campus will have the opportunity to major in supply chain management, esports and gaming administration, and digital marketing. Read More

KEEPING ON TRACK WITH SAGE SCHOLARS

Ten Minute Professor - A 5th Year of College Is Expensive!

At a private college, you're more likely to graduate in 4 years. Families know that a college education is a major investment that takes careful planning to maximize its return. This article shows how the 4-year graduation rate at a private school is equivalent to the 6-year graduation rate at a public school. Read More

Letters of Recommendation

We all know that letters of recommendation are used to strengthen a student's chance of admission to the college of their choice. But how and when does a student request a letter of recommendation? We consulted a high school counselor to help break down some of the most common questions students and families have about letters of recommendations. Read More

Nichols College Introduces 8th President Glenn M. Sulmasy

Nichols College Introduces 8th President Glenn M. Sulmasy

Glenn M. Sulmasy, JD, LL.M, an acclaimed international law and national security expert with experience in academics, law, and government service, has been named the eighth president of Nichols College. The entire Nichols community is grateful to the hard work of the Search Committee, and to President Susan West Engelkemeyer, Ph.D., for her incredible tenure at the helm of our home on the hill. President Sulmasy will officially begin his tenure at Nichols College on July 1, 2021, and will be aided by the Presidential Transition Committee chaired by Trustee David G. Bedard '86. Read More

Gwynedd Mercy University's Digital Communications Recognized as a Best Program in 2021

Gwynedd Mercy University's Digital Communications Recognized as a Best Program in 2021

Gwynedd Mercy University's Digital Communications Program was recently recognized as one of the best bachelor's in digital communications programs for 2021 by Bachelors Degree Center (BDC). As one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, digital communication is a critical part of our everyday lives and is constantly evolving. Excellent degree programs in digital communication need to be as flexible as the industry and provide the skills necessary to be successful in our digital world. Read More

Wentworth Institute of Technology's Interior Design Program Makes 'Most Hired' List

Wentworth Institute of Technology's Interior Design Program Makes 'Most Hired' List

Wentworth Institute of Technology has earned the number two spot in the nation on a list of graduates "Most Hired from Interior Design Schools." This year marked the 20th time that DesignIntelligence ranked schools, with more than 9,000 hiring professionals from 4,200 professional practice organizations returning responses for 2021. Universities were grouped according to average graduating class size. Read More