Category Archives: General

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

5 Ways the New War For Talent Will Change the Workplace Forever by Ryan Healy

There’s a new war for talent. Even while some victims of the recession are still out of a job, workers with in-demand skills like programming and web design can work wherever they want and command a huge salary. Companies are … Continue reading

Step by step FAFSA instructions

The following instructions are very detailed – but when it’s time to complete the FAFSA play this YouTube video at the same time and it will walk you through every detail.

Apply for federal aid now!

Each year the government allots a certain amount of money for college scholarships. The cycle begins each January – which is why now is the time to apply for grants from FAFSA. Check out this video and then go to … Continue reading

“I don’t have enough money to go back to college”

When you’re choosing to go back to school there are plenty of mental obstacles to overcome. You’re going to be concerned about not having enough time or concerned about having difficulty in particular classes. All of these mental obstacles are … Continue reading

Investing in education

College and University educations are not cheap – but they will pay off in a big way. According to the U.S. Department of Education the 2011 median weekly pay for a person with “some college” compared to a person with a bachelor’s degree was … Continue reading