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Advising Center helps undecided majors find their way

Advising Center helps undecided majors find their way

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

November 12, 2019

Some college students find it difficult to decide on a major for what they want to do for the rest of their lives when they first enter college. The  Center for Exploring Majors is an advising center that was designed to help students who aren’t sure what they want to major in. They advise ...

Poll: Students unsure about post-grad success

Poll: Students unsure about post-grad success

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 30, 2018

Graphic by Monica Smith Students across the country are feeling less assured that they will graduate with the necessary skills to prepare them for the workforce. A 2017 Gallup/Strada national student survey poll shows that current college students are less confident that they will graduate with...

Priority registration starts Nov. 2

Nick Leighty

October 20, 2015

Students that are eligible will be able to take advantage of priority registration for the spring and summer semesters beginning the first week of November. Some students who meet certain requirements will have a registration hold on their account and will be unable to register until they meet w...

CORE 39: Faculty gets taste of new curriculum

CORE 39: Faculty gets taste of new curriculum

James Vaughn

March 25, 2014

As students scramble to beat the rush and high tail it into courses they need to graduate, advisers are scrambling to learn a new core curriculum, which requires 39 credit hours rather than 50. Core 39 doesn’t roll out until fall 2014, but new student orientation begins today. The university h...

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