Tag: fall

Tribal colleges are innovating this fall but will still need long-term support

Charles M. Roessel, the president of Diné College, was worried in June.

Summer enrollment at the tribal college in Arizona was down 60 percent. Fall enrollment was down 70 percent. And it was easy to understand why: the college serves the Navajo Nation, which was hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The area where the main campus is located was hit by the virus even harder than the rest of the reservation.

“We started thinking the worst,” Roessel said.

Then, a few weeks before the semester began, the college’s phones started ringing. Diné was getting 200 calls per day

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College of Information Sciences and Technology names fall student marshal

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The College of Information Sciences and Technology will honor Kylie Dunmire as student marshal at fall 2020 commencement, which will be held virtually at 9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 19.

Originally from Oviedo, Florida, Dunmire will graduate with two bachelor’s degrees: a bachelor of science in security and risk analysis and a bachelor of arts in international politics. Dunmire is also pursuing a master’s degree in international affairs through Penn State’s integrated undergraduate-graduate (IUG) program, from which she plans to graduate in 2021.

“Being student marshal is very meaningful to me, as it feels like a reminder

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The Best New Laptops Coming in Fall 2020

In the lead-up to the holiday buying season each year, a slew of new laptops always getting announced. Between the upcoming move to Apple Silicon for Macs to the highly anticipated launch of Intel’s 11th-gen processors, the end of 2020 is turning out to be a fascinating time to buy a new laptop.

Below are the best new laptops currently scheduled for release before the end of 2020, including some that are yet to be confirmed.

Asus ZenBook S

Asus is the David to the Goliaths of companies like Dell and HP. The company continues to churn out new

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2020 Fall | Idaho State University

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University’s College of Technology will host a building dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the recently completed $22 million renovations on the William M. and Karin A. Eames Advanced Technical Education and Innovations Complex on Oct. 2.

Gov. Brad Little, Idaho State President Kevin Satterlee, College of Technology Dean Scott Rasmussen, and many other dignitaries will be in attendance to celebrate the completion of the building.

The dedication and ribbon cutting will be an invite only event, however, a live stream of the event will be broadcast on the ISU YouTube channel for those who

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Labor Day weekend parties threaten fall 2020

Partying students would be dismissed without tuition refunds. Northeastern University had made that clear Friday, kicking out 11 first-year students who broke COVID-19 rules to gather in a Boston hotel room.

Yet by that night, a few dozen students from Northeastern and Boston University found their way to the Charles River, their legs lit by the Esplanade lights, their faces by reflections of skyscrapers off the water. Bottles of Tito’s vodka, Gatorade, Coca-Cola and soda water were laid out on a park bench, a convenient bar for students seeking a way to party. 

Any doubts that students would find a

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