Wright State is fighting for students. The next battleground: Online courses.

Wright State is fighting for students. The next battleground: Online courses.

The ConVal Regional School District canceled all classes Wednesday after receiving word of a “potential threat,” according to Superintendent Kimberly Rizzo Saunders. School is scheduled to resume Thursday, Saunders said. Saunders said the district was notified by police of the threat Wednesday morning at 6. “The local police departments are in the process of assessing the situation, and we are in constant contact with them,” district officials said in a statement Wednesday morning. “Due to this threat, we are cancelling school today and will be sharing further information as it…

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ClearOne selected for expanding distance learning scheme

ClearOne selected for expanding distance learning scheme

The University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Science attracts top engineering students and faculty from across the globe who come to the school to conduct high-impact original research in science and engineering. Upon graduation many go on to become leaders in a wide range of engineering disciplines and related fields. When the university began expanding its distance learning programmes it was critical to select a solution that provided students and faculty, of both the real and virtual classrooms, with a high-quality AV collaboration system with crystal clear audio…

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UGC extends last date for admission to distance learning courses, check details here

UGC extends last date for admission to distance learning courses, check details here

In an attempt to provide some relief to the UGC ODL students, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has extended the last date for admission to Open and Distance Learning (ODL) courses for the academic session, 2018-19. The candidates can now secure the admission latest by October 20, 2018. The commission has extended the deadline for admissions as the approval process of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) offering ODL courses is still on. As per a notice issued by UGC Distance Education Bureau, “The Commission in its 535th meeting held on September…

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Here’s Your Starter Kit For Building Career Success

Here’s Your Starter Kit For Building Career Success

We look at super successful people and marvel over how they have obtained their exalted status, fame and fortune. It’s easy to become intimidated when you compare yourself to someone else and their amazing success. I can’t speak about people in the rarified strata like Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos, but I have spoken with thousands of everyday-successful people. These are the people you don’t read about in the news; however, they have become experts in their respective professions and are currently at the top of their game. They tend…

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MP: 8 booked for siphoning off scholarship fund

MP: 8 booked for siphoning off scholarship fund

BHOPAL: The state economic offences wing (EOW) has registered FIR against eight people including the director of a Rewa-based college in connection with misappropriation of scholarship funds meant for students. An offence has been registered against authorities of IPS College, Rewa, for allegedly defrauding scholarship amount to the tune of Rs 14 lakh during academic session of 2013-14. Investigations have revealed that many withdrawals were made allegedly using fake documents. The amount was credited to the account of college director, said sources. Download The Times of India News App for Latest City News. [“Source-timesofindia.indiatimes”]  

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British Council scholarship for Indian students: Obe

British Council scholarship for Indian students: Obe

British Council, India Director, Alan Gemmell Obe ITANAGAR: British Council, India Director, Alan Gemmell ObeThursday said the Council would give scholarship to 500 students from India for academic exchange programme in United Kingdom universities. The British Council will give scholarship to 500 Indian students for academic exchange programme in 44 UK universities this year, he said. Obe said so far 105 women from India including six from North East have already availed scholarship from the council to study at university in UK. “We are hopeful that more students from Arunachal and other states…

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PSS distance education gears up for fall 2018

PSS distance education gears up for fall 2018

Thirty online educators from the across the Commonwealth participate in professional development training to gear up for the opening of the online fall 2018 semester. (Contributed Photo) Thirty online educators from the across the Commonwealth gathered to participate in professional development to gear up for the opening of the online fall 2018 semester. The workshop focused on strategies to enhance instructor and social presence in the online learning environment. The workshop was led by Instructional Technology Program leaders Dr. Bobby Cruz and Lorraine Catienza. “We’re always excited to convene with…

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SEBI begins recruitment drive for 120 officers

SEBI begins recruitment drive for 120 officers

Capital markets watchdog SEBI is planning to hire as many as 120 officers to beef up its resources for faster and more effective execution of regulatory work. Currently, the regulator has nearly 800 employees including deputation and contract. In a public notice, SEBI has invited applications for the post of officer Grade A (Assistant Manager) for streams like general, legal, information technology and engineering. It plans to recruit 84 officers in general stream, followed by legal (18), information technology (8) and five each in civil engineering and electrical engineering streams….

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A life-changing scholarship for self-taught scholar

A life-changing scholarship for self-taught scholar

Ranjan, the only one of his siblings to be educated, grew up with his fathFrom struggling to get education to making it to Stanford Graduate School of Business on a full scholarship, Sangeet Ranjan’s career journey has come full circle. Ranjan, a 26-year-old ITC employee, is one of the three recipients of the Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship this year. The scholarship, more than $1,80,000 each (Rs 1.21 crore), covers the tuition and living costs at GSB and is offered to up to five students every year since 2009. The fellowship, created by Reliance…

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Kerala: Scholarship for BPL medicos at SFCs

Kerala: Scholarship for BPL medicos at SFCs

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a big relief for MBBS students belonging to BPL category, the Health Department has decided to introduce a scholarship scheme and a corpus fund that will cover their annual fees. The scholarship is meant for those students studying at self-financing colleges from the 2017-18 academic year. Briefing about the new scheme, Health Minister K K Shylaja said in order to ensure the scholarship reaches eligible persons, a guideline has also been released.“The scholarship is meant for those brilliant students who are financially backward,” said Shylaja. According to the…

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