• Online School

    School of Nursing ranks in top 15 online master’s programs, reflects on progress

    Sandra Bellini, director of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner track, spoke about the program’s recent placement on the US World & News’ top online neonatal nurse practitioner master’s programs list, tied at No. 14.  Bellini said they rose through the ranks quickly, placing at No. 82 last year. She said they were still proud of last year’s ranking as well because of the sheer volume of programs that could place on the list.  Professor Sandra Bellini, director of the Neonatal Nurse Practitioner track. Photo courtesy of UConn School of Nursing. “We moved up in the rankings. Last year, I believe we were 82. Again, there are thousands — literally thousands — of online master’s degree…

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    U.S. News Ranks Texas A&M’s Online Education Among Nation’s Best

      Texas A&M University’s online master’s program in education for veterans is ranked No. 4 nationally and several education and engineering programs are rated among the nation’s best in U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 Best Online Programs. In all, Texas A&M is highly ranked in 18 programs. In educational programs, the school is ranked No. 6 in master’s degree program in curriculum and instruction, No. 8 in graduate special education programs and No. 9 in graduate educational administration programs and instructional media programs. In engineering, the publication ranks Texas A&M No. 6 in graduate industrial engineering, No. 8 in electrical engineering and engineering management programs and No. 9 civil…

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    CUNY School Of Professional Studies Ranks In Top 2{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} Of Online Bachelor’s Programs

    January 26 2021 City University of New York’s Online Education Leader Named #8 in Nation; Also Earns Top Tier Ratings for Veterans and Psychology Offerings In its highest ranking to date, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been listed in the top 2{c25493dcd731343503a084f08c3848bd69f9f2f05db01633325a3fd40d9cc7a1} percent of the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for 2021. The School now ranks at #8 in the nation out of the 357 institutions assessed by the publisher, and received an overall score of 92 out of 100. With these rankings, CUNY SPS has become one of the top ten online colleges nationwide, and is the highest listed program in…

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  • Jobs

    New study ranks the riskiest jobs in California during the pandemic

    As the state struggles to vaccinate people against the coronavirus, a new UCSF study shows essential workers, especially in food and transportation industries, bear the greatest risk of death among Californians of working age. The authors suggest the employees be moved up in line for shots. Cooks, packaging machine operators, agricultural workers, bakers and construction laborers are among the riskiest jobs, the study found. Other occupations with a high risk of death include sewing machine operators, shipping and receiving clerks, maintenance workers, customer service workers, truck drivers, maids and house cleaners. “While we pay a lot of lip service to essential workers, when you see the actual occupations that rise…

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    DC area ranks No. 1 for IT job postings

    According to D.C.-based IT industry trade group CompTIA, the Washington region ranked first among metro areas, with more than 13,400 tech jobs available at area companies. Information technology job growth was among standouts in an otherwise disappointing December jobs report. U.S. information technology companies increased employment by a net 22,200 workers in December, and hiring for IT-related jobs across all industries posted the largest monthly gain in 2020. Many of those new jobs are being added in the D.C. region. Virginia ranked third among states for tech job postings in December, at almost 12,000. According to D.C.-based IT industry trade group CompTIA, the Washington region ranked first among metro areas,…

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    Survey ranks dream jobs for Japanese elementary school students around the nation

    If you’ve spent any time with Japanese kids before, the results may not surprise you. While many older Japanese students in the past have preferred potential careers like YouTubing, e-sports, and more, the future is looking a little different for elementary school students around the nation. The National Research Institute of Educational Research, also known as Gakken, asked 600 boys and 600 girls from grades one through six in elementary school about their dream job in an annual survey. Here are the top results from the 2020 survey overall, as well as divided by sex. Overall ranking1. Patisserie (pastry chef)2. Police officer3. Pro soccer player4. YouTuber or other online streamer5…

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