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Meeting the Money Challenges of Adult College Students

by Mary Johnson, Financial literacy expert, Higher One Are you a single parent, stay-at-home mom, or working adult who wants to return to school in hopes of securing a brighter financial future?  The good news is that you’re not alone.  … Continue reading

When does it pay to go back to school in midlife?

By Nancy Collamer Getting a degree or certificate won’t guarantee a job. Here’s what you need to know to increase your chances of finding new work. I suspect many Americans in their 50s and 60s are considering going back to … Continue reading

The Forgotten College Student

by Quentin Wilson, President and CEO, ALL Management Corporation Who do you typically think about when you visualize someone going to college? Is he or she one of the more than three million high school students graduating each year? Or … Continue reading

Who’s going back to school?

We know that recent high school graduates are heading to college soon. But that’s not all. Plenty of adults are making their way to university or back to university; check out this awesome graphic from Office of Vocational and Adult … Continue reading

Cherokee Nation, RSU Partnership to Cover Virtually All College Costs for Qualified Students

NEWS July 24, 2013 A new partnership between Rogers State University and the Cherokee Nation will provide significant scholarships that will cover essentially all college costs for qualified applicants. When coupled with free federal student aid, the Cherokee Promise Scholarship … Continue reading

A Business Case for Education Reform from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation recently posted the following information about education and the need for reform in order to fill job vacancies. View original site here.    

OSU-Tulsa willing to make it worth students’ while to attend class on campus

By SARA PLUMMER Tulsa World Staff Writer on Jun 12, 2013, at 1:58 AM Updated on 6/12/13 at 8:22 AM Student Margaret O’Brien (center) asks a question Tuesday as Sara Affify (left) and Sarah Hetherington, all of Tulsa, listen during … Continue reading

For most Tulsa STEM jobs, associate’s degree sufficient

Going back to school is daunting. Many times it’s easier to attempt educational feats one goal at a time – for instance, planning toward an associate’s degree before a bachelor’s degree. For the majority, education and training is key to … Continue reading

Best Practices: TCC increases 2013 graduates with Grad Blitz calling campaign

Tulsa Community College is leading by example to ensure that more students earn certificates of achievement and degrees. Team Blue member Kayla Harding and Team White member Taylor Clenney were among 32 Tulsa Community College employees who volunteered to make … Continue reading

Business Viewpoint: Higher education must prepare students for today’s workforce

By Bill Path Thursday, March 7 Click here for original article. There is a growing “skills gap” in America that, if left unchecked, threatens the stability of the U.S. workforce, the productivity of industry in this country and the reputation of … Continue reading