Famous & Educated: Comedy central goes to college


There are a large number of comedians that keep us rolling on TV, in movies and at the club but who of your favorite comedians actually went to college and even graduated? This might make you laugh or it might make you stop and think they really are smarter than the characters they often portray … Continue reading “Famous & Educated: Comedy central goes to college” »

College application time for High School seniors


On my first day of English class as a high school senior I recall what my teacher said, “Christmas is tomorrow and graduation is next week.” What he was trying to tell us is that our senior year was going to fly by and that we had better start thinking about our … Continue reading “College application time for High School seniors” »

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan


I saw a clip last week of Stephen Colbert interviewing Arne Duncan, the US Secretary of Education. After shooting hoops outside the studio, Stephen and Arne got down to business talking about the future of education in the United States. In the interview Duncan sets forth his main goal: make sure kids are graduating high … Continue reading “Secretary of Education Arne Duncan” »

Essential college gear from the past


I recently read an article on msn.com and it turned out to be really entertaining. They take you back through the decades to see how college gear has changed and evolved. Some of my favorite featured items are mentioned below. Most college students will tell you that fashion and … Continue reading “Essential college gear from the past” »

Hope for recent college graduates

hope for college graduates

It seems like all you hear these days is how hard it is for recent college graduates to get a job. I have heard it from family, friends and also in news reports but today I would like to offer a small amount of hope to those that fall into this rather large and growing … Continue reading “Hope for recent college graduates” »