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Oct 18, 2019
New Book Co-Authored By Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Offers Advice for Supporting Students Through Transformational Learning in Community Colleges
Many nontraditional or historically underserved students face challenges beyond academics in community colleges. A new book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., focuses on their transformative learning experiences and...
Oct 16, 2019
Counselor Education Graduate Student Whitney McLaughlin Has Been Named a Finalist for Three Minute Thesis
Counselor education graduate student Whitney McLaughlin is one of 10 finalists competing for the 5th Annual Three Minute Thesis on Oct. 29. Finalists will compete for cash prizes as they...
Oct 15, 2019
Inside Higher Ed: Varied Friendships Make Students More Tolerant
A new IDEALS Project study, co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach, found that relationships between college students from differing faiths and political views encourage them to be more...