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SAGE Scholars Monthly Newsletter | January 2022

Viterbo University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Viterbo University Joins SAGE Scholars Tuition Rewards

Viterbo University offers more than 40 academic programs that prepare students for success in their professional and personal lives. On campus, Viterbo students are known by name and build strong connections with faculty, both in and outside of the classroom. Programs feature internships, study abroad, service, academic support, and field research options that enhance the student experience. This emphasis on real-world experience and personalized connections has resulted in a 100% placement rate for Viterbo students after graduation!

Viterbo's beautiful campus and vibrant community are located in La Crosse, Wisconsin - nestled between scenic bluffs and the Mississippi River. The city features over 100 miles of bike paths and lanes and is ranked 2nd among "most exciting small cities in America," according to Business Insider.

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Hartwick College's FlightPath Is A Bold New Approach For Today's Learner

Hartwick College's FlightPath Is A Bold New Approach For Today's Learner

As a historic college approaching our 225th anniversary, Hartwick is ever focused on the opportunities of tomorrow. As the world continues to shift and evolve, so do we-pivoting and adapting to best serve our students. With vision and purpose, we're reimagining learning through our new core offering and future-focused approach to education. Now, we're rising and lifting our community as we do, empowering every Hartwick student to become what the world needs. With FlightPath, every student undertakes a journey that's completely their own. With all the support they need, our students have access to resources that help them make plans, connect with mentors, find real-world experiences, and more.

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SCAD Launches School of Business Innovation - Next-Level Innovation For Next-Gen Careers

SCAD Launches School of Business Innovation - Next-Level Innovation For Next-Gen Careers

Savannah College of Art and Design has launched the SCAD School of Business Innovation, focusing on preparing creative individuals to lead transformative change across key industries. The school will offer 15 graduate and undergraduate degrees in advertising and branding, business of beauty and fragrance, creative business leadership, design management, luxury and brand management, service design, and social strategy and management. Beginning this winter quarter, the program will be offered across SCAD locations in Savannah, Ga., Atlanta and online via SCADnow. The curriculum will be focused on the fundamentals of business design and economics, quantitative insights, global supply chain management, life cycle marketing, brand acceleration and social analytics. Read More

Oglethorpe Ranks Among Best Colleges In Georgia, Top Liberal Arts School

Oglethorpe Ranks Among Best Colleges In Georgia, Top Liberal Arts School

Intelligent.com has once again named Oglethorpe University among its top 10 Best Colleges In Georgia. The research annually identifies the 40 top schools in the state based on the quality of education, cost, potential future earnings, reputation, and flexibility. All accredited higher education institutions-from small, private colleges to the largest state universities-were reviewed. Oglethorpe University was also awarded Best Liberal Arts University among the institutions on the final list. Read More

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Tips For Creating A College Admission Video Portfolios

Though a relatively new component to the college application, many schools adopt this short supplemental to further showcase students, their communities, and their personalities. In this article you'll find some helpful tips to help you create a high-quality video portfolio that doesn't require you to be a skilled blogger or content creator. Remember, what matters most is content, creativity, and authenticity. You're the star of this show! Read More

11th Graders and Preparing for College Admissions

For rising seniors, the summer between 11th and 12th grade can alleviate the stress of the upcoming application season and strengthen students' admissions portfolios. We have put together some tips for maximizing summer without compromising rest and community as a priority. Read More

University Board of Trustees selects 12th president of Campbellsville University

University Board of Trustees selects 12th president of Campbellsville University

Dr. Joseph Hopkins, dean of the School of Arts at Samford University, has been elected 12th president in the 115 years of Campbellsville University effective Feb. 1, 2022. "Dr. Hopkins is a vibrant educator who brings a wealth of experience and energy to the presidency," Noe said. "He understands the mission of Christian higher education and will lead Campbellsville University to a new level of service." Henry Lee, chair of the Campbellsville University Board of Trustees, said, "The Board of Trustees sees in Dr. Joe Hopkins a person of vision and action. We look forward to his leadership. "Likewise, our faculty, staff and students will discover a president who reflects a sense of excitement as we grow this institution."

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Earlham College expanding degree options for students interested in business, computer science

Earlham College expanding degree options for students interested in business, computer science

Earlham College is adding majors in business and accounting and expanding course offerings in computer science to include four exciting new tracks. Beginning in fall 2022, students can major in four popular concentrations in computer science, including game design, cybersecurity, computing for the social good and systems engineering and administration. A new business program that includes both a business major and an accounting major will replace the current global management program to better reflect the degree programs and coursework college-bound students are seeking in those disciplines. Read More

Cornish College of the Arts Gives Students A Look Behind The Scenes

Cornish College of the Arts Gives Students A Look Behind The Scenes

Cornish mini-documentaries are shot on iPhones in the College's hallways, studios, and creative spaces; captured during brief moments between projects, classes, and work. They focus on performances and works-in-progress from across our visual and performing arts community, featuring student, faculty, and staff interviews and documenting their artistic processes. Series include What Are You Working On (#WAYWO), How I Teach (#HowITeach), We are Cornish (#WeAreCornish) and more. These docs follow department-specific projects from gallery set up, performances from build and rehearsal to productions, class projects, and much more. Read More

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Ten Minute Professor - More Questions About 529 Plans

It is important to learn the financial landscape of 529 plans. To help we have put together answers to some of the most common 529 questions. Read More

10 Ways to Afford the College You Love

As you search for your perfect college, keep in mind that sticker price is not where you should begin. After all, the least expensive education today may wind up costing you in future opportunities. Here are ten tips to help plan, save, and pay for it. Read More

William Carey University's Two New BFA Programs In Theatre

William Carey University's Two New BFA Programs In Theatre

William Carey University's theatre department will offer two new Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) programs this fall - one in Script Writing, one in Theatre for Young Audiences. "The last couple of years have been difficult for everyone. In theatre, the pandemic made performances a challenge, but we found ways to present plays virtually or with smaller, socially distanced audiences. We also used this unusual time to re-evaluate who we are and what makes us different," said Tim Matheny, chair of WCU Theatre & Communication. Read More

Great Things Ahead for the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis

Great Things Ahead for the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis

David D. Allen, RPh, Ph.D., took the helm as the fifth president of University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis. A passionate leader and changemaker, Allen brings to campus an enthusiasm and energy that is not only infectious but a perfect match for this pivotal moment in the University's history. "My tenure as president of UHSP could not have come at a more opportune time," Allen said. "I am excited about the old and the new. The University has a rich history of excellence and the growth opportunities that we continue to pursue are steeped in that history of excellence. I'm honored to have this chance to work alongside our talented faculty and staff because of their deep commitment to the success of our institution." Read More

International Survey Finds Florida Tech Graduates Highly Employable

International Survey Finds Florida Tech Graduates Highly Employable

A recently released survey of nearly 9,000 recruiters and international managers across 22 countries found that Florida Tech is among the top schools globally for producing students with high employability. Florida Tech ranked No. 163 overall among the top 250 schools in the 2020 Global Employability University Ranking and Survey, and No. 30 among U.S.-based institutions, ahead of Notre Dame, Penn State, Purdue and others. Read More