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WGU Indiana Launches $30,000 Women in Technology Scholarship

Originally posted in WGU eNewsletter, October 3, 2017 As Indiana continues to cultivate workforce talent and employment opportunities for women in the male-dominant field of information technology (IT), WGU Indiana has announced fifteen new scholarships for women in any of its bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in the College of Information Technology. Each of the Women in Technology Scholarships offered through WGU Indiana is valued at up to $2,000—$500 per six-month term for up to four terms. Applications are now being accepted for these scholarships through December 31. Learn more…

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ClearScholar

Originally posted by IEDC on March 29, 2017 INDIANAPOLIS – ClearScholar, a developer of a student engagement platform for colleges and universities, will expand its operations in downtown Indianapolis, creating up to 31 new high-wage jobs by 2019. “Whether it’s this month’s top-five ranking from Forbes or the continual stream of local tech industry news, Indiana’s status as the Silicon Valley of the Midwest is now clear,” said Elaine Bedel, president of the IEDC. “By building a climate with a low cost of doing business, a top-notch talent base and…

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WGU Indiana is obsessed with student success

BY JOSHUA HALL Thirty-seven million Americans have some college experience but no degree. In Indiana alone there are 750,000 people who were able to start on a path to a degree but for one reason or another weren’t able to finish college. “They are full-time employees, mothers and fathers, people just like you and me who value education and want to finish college, but the responsibilities of everyday life make it very difficult or nearly impossible to imagine going back to school,” said Allison Barber, Chancellor of WGU Indiana, the…

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BUYER BEWARE: Diploma Mills

The Federal Trade Commission warns consumers about schools that offer you a college degree for a flat fee in a short amount of time with little or no course work.Signs that the school might be a diploma mill instead of a legitimate college: names that are very similar to well-known colleges or universities; offers for a degree without classes; or a no-wait offer for a diploma in the mail after just a few weeks.If you have questions about whether a school offers a real educational experience that will benefit you…

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Online Education Fits Busy Lives

Working Hoosiers who are thinking of returning to college often tell college advisors stories of busy lives: full-time jobs, soccer and Little League schedules, quality family time, as well as, volunteer and religious commitments. Online study might be the answer, according to Staci Davis, executive director of operations for online and distance education at Ball State University.Although Ball State University isbest known as a residential university for traditional-age college students, its Online and Distance Education division offers students more than 60 online degrees and certificates, including bachelor’s degrees, professional certificates,…

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