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Former East Carolina Linebacker Creates Software For College Athletes |

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Jul 102015
 
Former East Carolina Linebacker Creates Software For College Athletes |

George Koonce, Jr. is a former East Carolina and NFL linebacker who played with the Green Bay Packers from 1992-1999 and played his final season in 2000 with the Seattle Seahawks. Koonce may seem like a busy man but he has also had time to start developing a career-based software to help college athletes at all levels.

After Charleston shooting, Yale students petition to rename Calhoun College | USA Today

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Jul 102015
 
After Charleston shooting, Yale students petition to rename Calhoun College | USA Today

Yale University students are asking the school’s administration to change the name of Calhoun College, one of Yale’s 12 residential colleges, in the wake of the racially-motivated church shooting in Charleston, S.C.

Universities Are Trying To Teach Faculty How To Spot Microaggressions | Huffington Post

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Jul 102015
 
Universities Are Trying To Teach Faculty How To Spot Microaggressions | Huffington Post

Earlier this year, University of California President Janet Napolitano invited deans and department heads to a seminar on inclusivity on campus. A large theme was how the university could better address microaggressions, the subtle comments, “slights” or “snubs” that signal bias against someone’s race, background or identity.

Not ‘college material’? Minnesota’s Bethel University begs to disagree | Christian Science Monitor

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Jul 092015
 
Not 'college material'? Minnesota's Bethel University begs to disagree | Christian Science Monitor

For people with disabilities, college can seem a distant dream. But a new program at a Minnesota university hopes to change that, at least for some young people, this fall. purplearrowSome programs, such as the University of Arizona’s Strategic Alternative Learning Technique Center and East Carolina University’s STEPP program, urge students with disabilities to report any existing conditions …

Looking for a college with lots of opportunities? The school’s location really does matter | Washington Post

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Jul 092015
 
Looking for a college with lots of opportunities? The school’s location really does matter | Washington Post

This summer, as high-school students go on college tours, they’ll likely only pay attention to a school’s location in terms of the surrounding amenities: Are there enough restaurants and bars? Is it close to the beach or the mountains?