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How Online Students Stay Connected 

If you’re pursuing an online program at The University of Texas Permian Basin, you know that studying online has its perks and conveniences, including the ability to complete coursework at any time from the comfort of your own home. However, an online format can also pose unique challenges. Some students may feel isolated, which can…

The Critical Role of a School Superintendent

Along with teachers and fellow administrators, school superintendents are responsible for providing students with a safe, inclusive learning environment, yet their role is often misunderstood. In many ways, superintendents are managers who oversee the day-to-day operations of a school district, but they are also leaders who aspire to improve student achievement. Moreover, superintendents are advocates,…

Why Every Bachelor’s Degree Begins With General Education

When you pursue a bachelor’s degree, you declare a major: an area of focus for your degree such as  communication, business administration, criminal justice, or psychology. However, before you begin that focused aspect of the program in earnest, you must complete a wide-ranging selection of general education courses, no matter which college or university you…

Career Paths for Teachers and Administrators

Teachers and administrators often refer to their profession as a calling. A passion for teaching and a desire to make a difference in the lives of students is often what draws people to education, but that alone isn’t always enough to succeed in this field. Individuals working in education must envision a clear professional path;…

Military Funding Options for Higher Education

If you have served in or are currently serving in the United States military, we thank you for your service! Over the years, our country has developed ways to show its appreciation to service members and help them excel outside the military with legislature that assists with education costs and other important aspects of life….

How Do I Pick an MBA Concentration?

A Master of Business Administration brings with it tremendous prestige and countless potential career benefits. That’s why so many degree holders take pride in saying, “I’m an MBA.” It’s a degree that can define your professional expertise and underscores your dedication to reaching higher. For many professionals, a graduate degree is a pathway to coveted…

Cyber Security
Why Businesses Need to Take Cyber Security Seriously

$1 trillion every year. That’s the financial damage to the world economy attributed to cybercrime, according to a joint report issued by the Centre for Strategic and International Studies and McAfee, providers of online security products. From lost revenue to lost reputations, companies worldwide remain susceptible to cyberattacks that can cripple and even shut them…

The Top Advertising Tricks You’ve Fallen For

No one likes to admit it, but we’ve all been drawn into purchasing a product or service by the subtle techniques advertisers use. Most of the time you may not even be aware of these efforts, but many of these tricks have been around for years and transitioned seamlessly from traditional advertising into the digital…