Tag Archive: Education

Jun 18 2012

Reducing course requirements

The state of Texas has reduced all academic programs for education degrees to 120 hours. LeTourneau University’s School of Education therefore will reduce the number of hours required for several education degree programs in their school. This will include 9 of LeTourneau’s teacher education and 2 of its kinesiology programs. Degrees targeted for the reductions …

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Jun 12 2012

Tiana Whitaker awarded

For the second year in a row, the graduates of John Tyler High School, Class of 2001, have awarded a $500 scholarship to an outstanding graduating senior. This year’s recipient is Tiana Whitaker, 2012 recipient of the John Tyler High School Class of 2001 Scholarship.  The award, selected by a committee of John Tyler High School …

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May 28 2012

Local honor society installs new officers

Former officers of the Kappa Mu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently installed new 2012-2014 officers. They are as follows: Susan Duncan, President; Deanna Turner, 1st Vice President; Becky Alexander, 2nd Vice President; Lois Nowell, Recording Secretary; Margaret Clark, Treasurer; Marla Pope, Corresponding Secretary; and Jan Riley, Parliamentarian. Delta Kappa Gamma is a professional honor …

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May 21 2012

Applying for financial aid

IRS system helps with college application process By Clay Sanford/Special to ETR   College-bound students and their parents typically want to make every dollar and every minute of the college experience count including money spent on tuition and time spent on the college financial aid application process. “The Internal Revenue Service is helping minimize the …

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May 21 2012

Crushing college dreams

On the very day that student loan debt reached the $1-trillion mark, Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend the 3.4-percent interest rate on student loans for another year. By Marc Morial As graduation season swings into high gear, a new economic crisis confronts thousands of this year’s high school and college grads — crushing …

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May 07 2012

LETU to launch new math concentration

LeTourneau University plans to expand its mathematics department beginning Fall 2012 with several new concentrations. One of the new concentrations is Financial Mathematics. This new concentration blends a solid mathematics degree with business courses to equip students for jobs in state and federal government, brokerage firms, banking, pharmaceutical firms, and international finance. Another new concentration …

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May 07 2012

UT Tyler to offer Master of Accountancy

The University of Texas at Tyler will offer a new master of accountancy program this fall, Dr. Donna Dickerson, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, announced. The 30-credit hour program will provide students with the requisite accounting skills and knowledge for a professional career in accounting. It is designed to be flexible enough …

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May 07 2012

Taking time out to revitalize STEM

By Keith J. Peden   For years, the United States has been losing ground to other countries in the race for qualified workers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – the so-called STEM fields. It’s not that American kids start out any less curious about the world than kids abroad. But they are clearly not …

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