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Top of the List: Central Ohio’s largest private schools

Faith-oriented or secular, coeducational or single-gender, Central Ohio’s private schools offer a range of possibilities for students. This year the 23 schools in our list enrolled a total of 6,927 students in grades 9-12. Many also offer K-8 and pre-...

By | 2019-04-13T10:16:25+00:00 April 13th, 2019|Education|

Marquette University faculty, graduate workers may unionize

Marquette University’s non-tenure track faculty and graduate workers are asking the school’s administration for a “fair process” to unionize.   The Service Employees International Union said in a news release the graduate workers and non-tenure track ...

By | 2019-04-12T21:06:24+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Education|

SUNY Poly tailors offerings to attract more GlobalFoundries employees as students

SUNY Polytechnic Institute plans to offer specialized course options to GlobalFoundries employees through a new partnership. GlobalFoundries employees, some of whom work 12-hour or night shifts, will have the option to enroll in classes that better fi...

By | 2019-04-11T10:00:00+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Education|

Buffalo-based college offering business program for students working around jobs, family life

Villa Maria College has developed a program for people interested in secondary education while working around busy lives. The private college in Cheektowaga will begin this fall offering a flexible scheduling program around its bachelor's in business ...

By | 2019-04-11T07:33:00+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Education|

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative awards $6.9M to bring UMBC program to University of California

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has awarded $6.9 million to support a partnership between the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the University of California that seeks to improve diversity in STEM. The grant will allow UC San Diego and UC Be...

By | 2019-04-09T22:00:00+00:00 April 9th, 2019|Education|

Centene to fund up to $100M in Washington U research

Centene Corp. and Washington University School of Medicine said Monday that they will partner to accelerate research into treatments for Alzheimer's disease, breast cancer, diabetes and obesity. The Clayton-based managed health care provider will fund...

By | 2019-04-08T12:33:49+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Education|