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HGSE to Offer a Fully Online Experience in 2020–21 - Harvard Graduate School of EducationHGSE to Offer a Fully Online Experience in 2020–21 - Harvard Graduate School of EducationPosted: 03 Jun 2020 07:30 AM PDT Dean Bridget Long announced today that the Harvard Graduate School of Education will offer a fully online learning experience during the academic year 2020–2021. The school will craft a rich suite of online courses and co-curricular experiences designed to incorporate the best and most innovative digital learning practices, including direct access to instructors and peers, thoughtful and engaging asynchronous and synchronous learning opportunities, and significant curricular flexibility. Drawing from lessons learned this past spring, the school is also designing new approaches to building community, prioritizing HGSE's signature cohort-driven model of learning and professional growth.>> Read the full text of Dean Bridget Long's announcement of HGSE's plans for …

Oswego's part-time MBA program ranked among best by U.S. News - SUNY Oswego

Oswego's part-time MBA program ranked among best by U.S. News - SUNY Oswego


Oswego's part-time MBA program ranked among best by U.S. News - SUNY Oswego

Posted: 25 Mar 2020 01:30 PM PDT

SUNY Oswego's master of business administration (MBA) offerings added another national recognition when its part-time program was named among the best by U.S. News. Oswego is one of only four public institutions in New York state on the list of 272 schools.

The college's online MBA has earned recognition on a regular basis, most recently as the highest-ranked public school offering in New York state and among the nation's top online master of business administration programs in U.S. News & World Report's 2020 "Best Online Degree Programs: MBA."

The MBA program is one of 11 online graduate degree offerings, which offer flexibility to learn wherever and whenever is most convenient, said Kristen Eichhorn, SUNY Oswego's dean of graduate studies. 

Online graduate programs include MBAs in business administration and in health services administration; master's programs in strategic communications biomedical health informatics, a career and technical education; and graduate certificates in health and wellness, behavioral forensics, health information technology, integrated health systems, interdisciplinary trauma studies and nursing home administration.

About the Oswego MBA

Oswego -- the first comprehensive college in the SUNY system to offer an MBA degree, starting in 1997 -- has increased the options students have for specializing within their graduate business studies, offering MBA programs in health services administration, management and public accounting. The college also offers a variety of graduate programs and five-year options that combine an MBA with such bachelor's degrees as broadcasting, psychology and public accounting. 

MBA delivery options include classroom-based in Oswego and/or at SUNY Oswego's Syracuse campus or blended classroom-online programs, as well as the online MBA.

For more information on Oswego's MBA programs, visit the MBA program page or email mba@oswego.edu

For more information on SUNY Oswego's other graduate offerings, visit the Graduate Studies website.  

Baylor Graduate and Professional Programs Ranked in U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Edition of Best Graduate Schools - Baylor University

Posted: 25 Mar 2020 01:31 PM PDT

  • Baylor Law School

    Baylor Law is ranked No. 50 in the U.S. News Best Law Schools listing for 2021, with the law school's renowned trial advocacy program rated No. 2 in the nation. (Baylor University)

  • Baylor Business Foster Campus

    Business graduate programs in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business moved up to No. 56 among the U.S. News Best Business Schools, with the graduate program in entrepreneurship rising to No. 15 in the nation. (Matthew Minard/Baylor University)

  • LHSON

    The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing is ranked No. 59 nationally in the U.S. News graduate rankings, with the U.S. Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing at No. 8 and the nurse-midwifery program at No. 21. (Morty Ortega/Baylor University)

  • ECS

    In the U.S. News graduate rankings of engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees, Baylor's School of Engineering and Computer Science and its graduate engineering program is ranked No. 129 among Best Engineering Schools. (Robert Rogers/Baylor University)

  • CSD

    The Speech-language pathology graduate program in Baylor's Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences is up to No. 55 in the latest U.S. News graduate rankings. (Matthew Minard/Baylor University)

  • SOE C&I

    The Baylor School of Education's graduate program in curriculum and instruction debuted at No. 29 nationally in the 2021 U.S. News rankings. (Baylor University)

March 25, 2020

WACO, Texas (March 25, 2020) – Baylor University graduate and professional programs were among those nationally ranked in the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools rankings, released March 17 at www.usnews.com/grad.

The latest rankings include professional school programs in business, education, engineering, law, medicine and nursing, and specialties in each area. In addition, U.S. News periodically ranks programs in the sciences, social sciences and humanities, and health.

Baylor Law School

Baylor Law is ranked No. 50 in the U.S. News Best Law Schools listing for 2021, with the law school's renowned trial advocacy program rated No. 2 in the nation. Among other specialty areas, Baylor Law's professional track in health care law is ranked No. 54 nationally.

The U.S. News rankings of 194 law schools fully accredited by the American Bar Association are based on a weighted average of 12 measures of quality, including quality assessments by peers, lawyers and judges; selectivity; placement success; and faculty resources. The data was collected in fall 2019 and early 2020. Specialty rankings are based solely on nominations by legal educators at peer institutions.

Baylor's Hankamer School of Business

Business graduate programs in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business moved up to No. 56 among the U.S. News Best Business Schools, with the graduate program in entrepreneurship rising to No. 15 in the nation.

The MBA in health care administration, a specialization in Baylor's MBA program in the Hankamer School of Business, is ranked No. 17 in the nation. In the U.S. News online rankings released in January, Baylor's online MBA program jumped to No. 47 nationally.

To determine the rankings, U.S. News surveyed all 477 MBA programs in business accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International in fall 2019 and early 2020. The rankings were calculated on a weighted average of seven measures of quality, including peer and recruiter assessments, placement success and student selectivity. Specialty rankings are based solely on ratings by business school deans and directors of accredited MBA programs from the list of schools surveyed.

Baylor Louise Herrington School of Nursing

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at Baylor's Louise Herrington School of Nursing – which includes programs in anesthesia nursing, executive nurse leadership, family nurse practitioner, neonatal nurse practitioner, nurse-midwifery and pediatric nurse practitioner – is ranked No. 59 nationally.

In the specialty rankings, LHSON's U.S. Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia Nursing (USAGPAN), which operates at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, is ranked No. 8 nationally, while Baylor's nurse-midwifery program is newly ranked at No. 21 in the nation.

For the Best Nursing Schools rankings, U.S. News surveyed the 603 nursing schools with master's or doctoral programs accredited by either the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing in fall 2019 and early 2020. DNP rankings are based on a weighted average of 14 measures of quality, including peer assessment, student selectivity and DNP program size, faculty resources and research activity. Specialty rankings are based solely on assessments by nursing school deans and deans of graduate studies.

Baylor Health Disciplines

Several Baylor graduate health programs were newly ranked this year by U.S. News, including:

  • U.S. Army-Baylor doctor of physical therapy degree in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at No. 13. (U.S. Army-Baylor health programs are operated at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.)
  • Speech-language pathology in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at No. 55.
  • Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) in the College of Arts and Sciences at No. 101.

Other Baylor graduate health programs that were ranked last year by U.S. News but not newly ranked include:

  • The U.S. Army-Baylor master's degree program in health care management in the Hankamer School of Business at No. 9. (U.S. Army-Baylor health programs are operated at the U.S. Army Medical Center of Excellence at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.)
  • Social Work graduate programs in the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, at No. 59.
  • The Master's of Public Health (MPH) degree programs with specialization in community health in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, at No. 62.

Baylor's School of Education

The Baylor School of Education's graduate program in curriculum and instruction debuted at No. 29 nationally in the 2021 U.S. News rankings, while the SOE graduate program overall is ranked No. 147.

For the U.S. News rankings of graduate education programs, 393 schools granting doctoral degrees were surveyed in fall 2019 and early 2020. The rankings were based on a weighted average of 10 measures of quality, including peer and educational professional assessments, student selectivity, faculty resources and research activity.

Baylor School of Engineering and Computer Science

In the U.S. News graduate rankings of engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees, Baylor's School of Engineering and Computer Science and its graduate engineering program is ranked No. 129 among Best Engineering Schools.

In the engineering specialty rankings, Baylor's graduate electrical engineering program is ranked No. 129, while the graduate program in mechanical engineering is rated No. 117.

To determine the rankings, U.S. News surveyed 213 engineering schools that grant doctoral degrees in fall 2019 and early 2020. Rankings were calculated based on a weighted average of 10 measures of quality, including peer and recruiter assessments, student selectivity, faculty resources and research activity. Engineering specialty rankings are based solely on peer assessments by department heads in each specialty area.

Baylor Sciences

Baylor graduate health programs in the College of Arts & Sciences included in the U.S. News rankings but not newly ranked are:

Rankings of doctoral programs in the sciences are based solely on the results of surveys sent to academics in biological sciences, chemistry, computer science, earth sciences, mathematics, physics and statistics.

Baylor Social Sciences and Humanities

Baylor graduate programs in the social sciences and humanities in the College of Arts & Sciences included in the U.S. News rankings but not newly ranked are:

The Best Graduate Schools rankings are based on two types of data: expert opinions about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school's faculty, research and students. The data for the rankings comes from statistical surveys of more than 2,000 programs and from reputation surveys sent to more than 24,000 academics and professionals, conducted in fall 2019 and early 2020.

U.S. News first published a reputation-only graduate school ranking in 1987. The annual "America's Best Graduate Schools" report began in 1990.

ABOUT BAYLOR UNIVERSITY

Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution. The University provides a vibrant campus community for more than 18,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 90 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 12 nationally recognized academic divisions.

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Lancaster County college news: March 22, 2020 | Community - LancasterOnline

Posted: 26 Mar 2020 03:35 PM PDT

College news

Graduations

Area students were among those who received degrees during winter 2019-2020 commencement from Kutztown University.

Students who requested privacy are not listed.

Graduates are listed with their hometowns, degrees and honors.

Denver — Annika Naumann, Bachelor of Science of Business Administration in accounting and finance, summa cum laude.

East Earl — Zachary Reed, Bachelor of Science of Business Administration in management.

Elizabethtown — Brooke Zerphey, Master of Education in elementary education (certification).

Ephrata — Storm A. Wright, Bachelor of Arts in English/professional writing.

Kinzers — Carlos Erik Ferron, Master of Education in instructional technology.

Lancaster — Alex Michael Bender, Master of Arts in arts administration; Jeremy Ian Katz, Bachelor of Science in special education, cum laude; Stephanie Reppert, Master of Arts in clinical mental health counseling; Alexis Mary Rojas, Bachelor of Arts in communication studies; Alexander T. Wilson, Bachelor of Science in cinema, television and media production, cum laude.

Lititz — Jericho Dar, Bachelor of Science in social media theory and strategy.

Mohnton — William S. Moczydlowski, Master of Library Science; Katherine Elizabeth Rohrbach, Master of Education in elementary education (certification); Matthew Lee Swarmer, Bachelor of Science in general studies.

Morgantown — Colburn Jamison Beiler, Master of Education in secondary education.

New Holland — Brooke Madison Warner, Bachelor of Science in psychology.

Newmanstown —Michael Tyler Brown, Bachelor of Science in computer science.

Nottingham — Carly Marie Harris, Bachelor of Science in criminal justice.

Oxford — Kyle Charles Miller, Bachelor of Science in criminal justice, cum laude.

Reinholds — Emily Zwiercan, Bachelor of Science of Business Administration in finance, summa cum laude.

Robesonia — Ben Evans Benjamin, Bachelor of Science in psychology/clinical counseling; Denali Shook, Master of Education/reading specialist; Laura Cherie Stewart-Pennock, Master of Education in instructional technology

Stevens — Matthew P McKinney, Bachelor of Science of Business Administration in finance, magna cum laude.

Helaine Mazaheri, of Lancaster, received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Dec. 15, 2019.

Lauren Kirchoff, of Lancaster, received a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Arcadia University, Glenside, on Jan. 19, 2020.

Area students were among those to complete requirements for graduation from Indiana University of Pennsylvania as of December 2019 and January 2020. Graduates are listed with their hometowns and degrees.

Lancaster — Alec R. Martin, Bachelor of Science in accounting and Bachelor of Science in finance; Olivia Wolfe, Master of Arts in clinic mental health counseling.

Marietta — Harrison Charles Snider, Bachelor of Science in biology/cell and molecular.

New Holland — Lauren Ruth Amicone, Bachelor of Science in computer science/software engineering.

Reagan Dolinger, of Oxford, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.

Dean's list

Audrey Crandall was named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, where she is a sophomore majoring in management.

Crandall has been inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society and is a member of the university's crew team.

A 2018 graduate of Solanco High School, she is the daughter of Scott and Hope Crandall, of New Providence.

Ryan Barbee was named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at University of Pittsburgh, where he is double majoring in finance and supply chain.

A 2017 graduate of Manheim Township High School, he is the son of Scott and Jaime Barbee, of Lititz.

Reece Barbee was named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at Messiah College, Mechanicsburg, where he is majoring in finance.

A 2019 graduate of Manheim Township High School, he is the son of Scott and Jaime Barbee, of Lititz.

Quentin Brubaker, of Columbia, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at Stetson University, DeLand, Florida.

Ivy McComsey was named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she is majoring in music education with a minor in studio art.

McComsey is a graduate of Lampeter Strasburg High School.

Hanna Rudick, of Quarryville, has been named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at York College of Pennsylvania, where she is a freshman majoring in film and media arts.

Katherine Hollinger, of Lancaster, was named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at the State University of New York at Albany.

Area students were among those named to the dean's list for the fall 2019 semester at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. They are listed with their hometowns.

Akron — Michael Joseph Janvrin.

Christiana — Dorothy Vaughn McCullough.

Columbia — Barry Denton Ashway, Britt C. Duscha.

Denver — Victoria A. Janke.

Elizabethtown — Ashley Victoria Andrews, Hannah Keener, Collin M. McCanna.

Ephrata — Luke Andrew Emmerling, Alexa M. Hershberger.

Holtwood — Nicole M. Reinhardt.

Lancaster — Ny'zjriona Allen, Riley Nicole Baldwin, Cassidy V. Berger, Hemanta Dhakal, Shaun M. Fedor, Marissa N. Martin, Marissa A. McMechen, Alexandra J. Mellinger, Jaziah Armani Richardson, Malena Alyssandra Smith, Grant Patrick Stoltzfus, Alexis Han Tang, Ryan S. Troy, Radha Uprety, Grace Elizabeth Weaver.

Landisville — Aryn N. Dubosky, Hope Samantha Kiehl.

Leola — Ryan James Rajnath.

Lititz — Laura B. Foose, Kayla N. Garcia, Riley Morgan, Mia T. Schulz.

Marietta — Christopher D. Cole.

Mount Joy — Janell Sarah Brinser.

Narvon — Christine Nicole Mitchell.

New Holland — Lauren Ruth Amicone, Lindsey Kathryn Hoover, Seth D. Thomas.

Peach Bottom — Alexander Joseph Olszewski.

Quarryville — Chaedene Janae Campbell.

Reinholds — Madison T. Youst.

Strasburg — Cole Andrew Crumpler, Ivy M. McComsey.

Willow Street — Tyler Bryce Robinson.

Honors

Jolie Haertter, of Lancaster, has been chosen as a 2020 University of Pittsburgh Stamps Scholar. The scholarship is valued at over $150,000 and is available for four years of undergraduate study.

Allison Kostaras, of Robesonia, was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society at Kutztown University on Feb. 25, 2020.

Kristin Allen, of Willow Street, was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society, at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.

Nicole Hanselman, of Manheim, was recently recognized by the Pi of New York chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Elmira College, Elmira, New York.

Kayla Eller, of Manheim, was inducted as a full member into the Theta Delta Chapter of the Beta Beta Beta national biological honor society during an induction ceremony held during the fall semester at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre.

Adam Eby, of Lancaster, was inducted into the Elmira College Chapter of the Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society for Economics during a ceremony held Feb. 25, 2020, in Elmira, New York.

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