In the September heat, a line of Bates students stood outside Commons, talking about this and that. As they waited to board a yellow school bus, they waved to their friends and passed around sign-making materials. Members of the Environmental Coalition, the Bates student group that works to raise awareness of climate and sustainability issues, walked around calling the names of those registered to take the bus to Portland, wondering how everyone would fit. Students gather outside of Commons before boarding the bus for Portland. The Bates students heading to Portland were among the millions of people worldwide who went on strike on Sept. For some of the Bates professors in attendance, joining the event reflected their identity as an academic.
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To top it all off, the timing of his freshman year followed a decade of lackluster growth in his college fund. Because of the poor economy, students now have more of a burden to help pay for their own college expenses. College students need to manage their money differently today than they have in the past. Managing cash well is not only a good habit to learn but it also contributes to future financial success.
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The story of Harriet Tubman was one I learned about…. Read Post. As a Generation Xer, I was sold the dream in the s that one day we would all telecommute to work, execute our daily duties…. I bring John, David, Ana and Sally into every training, strategy session and decision-making room I occupy.
Among college students today, nearly half 40 percent are age 25 or older—returning to advance their career or to re-train for a new opportunity. Many students hold full-time jobs while enrolled in classes, one-quarter are parents, and many are the first in their family to attend college. One of the biggest obstacles they face is an educational system designed to serve students who arrive straight from high school, live on campus, and study full-time. A number of leading colleges and universities are redesigning themselves to put student success at the center of their work—and they are getting results. For example, institutions such as Georgia State University and University of California, Riverside have eliminated gaps in student success by race and income.