Tag: College Students

Guest Opinion: Reversing higher education standards would cripple economy, education

Guest Opinion: Reversing higher education standards would cripple economy, education

| March 8, 2015

March 5, 2015 • Arizona Capitol Times While signs of economic recovery are a welcome relief, Arizona is by no means out of the ashes just yet. Our state has consistently had one of the lowest-ranked education systems in the country, a problem that severely hinders the development of a workforce with 21st century skills. […]

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CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair at Killip Elementary on March 7 in Flagstaff

CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair at Killip Elementary on March 7 in Flagstaff

| March 6, 2015

March 6, 2015 • Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council The Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council will present its inaugural “College & Career Resource Fair” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Killip Elementary School, 2300 E. 6th Ave., Flagstaff. The fair is open to parents, high school students and interested community members. Free admission to […]

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Budget deal cuts $30 million more from universities

Budget deal cuts $30 million more from universities

| March 4, 2015

March 5, 2015 • By Howard Fischer • Capitol Media Services • Arizona Daily Sun PHOENIX — Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Doug Ducey have agreed to extract nearly $30 million more from state universities than the governor first proposed. The deal negotiated behind closed doors calls for reducing university funding this coming year by […]

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NAU President Cheng’s statement on today’s proposed budget reduction

NAU President Cheng’s statement on today’s proposed budget reduction

| March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 • Northern Arizona University FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (March 4, 2015) — It is ironic that today Northern Arizona University releases its economic impact study as the state’s most recent budget proposal comes to light. Once again the leaders at the State Capitol have chosen to place the majority of the state’s fiscal burden onto higher education, […]

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NAU contributes nearly $2 billion to Arizona economy, new study says

NAU contributes nearly $2 billion to Arizona economy, new study says

| March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 • Northern Arizona University Northern Arizona University contributes nearly $2 billion to the Arizona economy each year, according to a new study conducted by the Arizona Rural Policy Institute, a unit of NAU’s Alliance Bank Outreach Center. The study shows that NAU contributes $1.85 billion in economic activity, which supports 20,300 Arizona […]

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CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair on March 7 in Flagstaff

CHAC partners to present College & Career Resource Fair on March 7 in Flagstaff

| February 25, 2015

February 23, 2015 • Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council The Coconino Hispanic Advisory Council will present its inaugural “College & Career Resource Fair” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7 at Killip Elementary School, 2300 E. 6th Ave., Flagstaff. The fair is open to parents, high school students and interested community members. Free admission […]

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NAU joins effort to produce more STEM teachers

NAU joins effort to produce more STEM teachers

| February 23, 2015

February 19, 2015 6:00 am  • By Michelle McManimon — Arizona Daily Sun Northern Arizona University has joined a nationwide effort to increase the number of science, technology, engineering and math teachers in U.S. schools. In late January, NAU’s Center for Science Teaching and Learning was accepted into 100Kin10, an elite, nonprofit network of 230 […]

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Instructor needed at Flagstaff School of Music

Instructor needed at Flagstaff School of Music

| February 20, 2015

Position Open for energized, experienced piano instructor for PT/FT position at Flagstaff School of Music (FSM). FSM provides a spacious studio equipped with tuned piano, internet, music library, large waiting room with free wii-fi, coffee house next door, marketing/advertising, business management systems, recital stages, receptionist, community performance opportunities, mentoring, prospects, built-in clientele, & networking. FSM has […]

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Mentors Needed

Mentors Needed

| February 18, 2015

Post by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff.

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Arizona State University named among 5 great colleges for studying early childhood education

Arizona State University named among 5 great colleges for studying early childhood education

| February 18, 2015

Feb. 17, 2015 • By Jon Fortenbury • USA Today — College Arizona State University (ASU) has some of the most interesting early childhood education programs in the country. For one, the Master of Education in early childhood education is offered fully online, with a combination of online coursework, applied activities and in-person clinical experiences. […]

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