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Living Around The Globe, Sailor Continues Business Degree Online

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 17, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Regardless of where in the world she is stationed, U.S. Navy sailor Taryn Fredericks continues her online degree program with Saint Leo University.

The balmy island of Guam – where Petty Officer Second Class (E-5) Taryn Fredericks is currently stationed aboard submarine tender USS Emory S. Land – is a long way from her snowy hometown of Syracuse, New York.

So are most of the other locations around the globe where Taryn has been deployed: Oregon, Hawaii, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Diego Garcia, the Philippines and Japan.

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Topics: Military

Military Students More Apt To Choose Online Degree Programs

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Oct 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Federal data indicates that military students participate in online education at higher rates than their nonmilitary peers.

A report released recently by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics provides insight into the college enrollment patterns of the nation’s 1.1 million military and veteran students.

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Topics: Military

Finding Success Outside His Comfort Zone

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Atlanta police officer and U.S. Navy veteran uses military education benefits to pursue an online computer information systems degree and prepare for the next step in his career.

“Jump in with both feet, and charge full speed ahead.”

That’s what Branden Hart suggests to veterans (and really, anyone) thinking about pursuing an online degree while working full time.

And it’s more than just sage advice. It’s how Branden, himself, lives each day.

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Topics: Military

“Enlistment To Enrollment: Earning Your College Degree Online” E-book Available

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 22, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Saint Leo e-book answers questions servicemembers and veterans have about choosing the right online degree program and getting started using valuable education benefits.

Saint Leo alumnus Donald Baker has served in two branches of the U.S. armed forces.

Immediately after graduating from high school, he enlisted in the Navy and served proudly for eight years. Three years after being honorably discharged, he joined the Army Reserves and then was accepted into the Active Guard Reserve (AGR) program.

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Topics: Military

10 Tips To Start Your Online Degree Program On The Right Foot

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Aug 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Whether you’re beginning an online degree program or starting another new term, these tips will help you put your best foot forward.

Thinking back to your middle school math class, you may recall that the Greek mathematician Pythagorus had a thing about right triangles.

But you might not know that Pythagorus also had a bit of a thing about right feet.

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Topics: Getting Started

11 Myths About Online Learning Shattered

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jul 21, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Despite the increasing popularity of online learning, misconceptions persist.

You should drink eight glasses of water a day.

Carrots help your vision.

Lightning never strikes the same place twice.

We use only 10 percent of our brains.

It’s dangerous to wake a sleepwalker.

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Topics: Getting Started

Saint Leo Wins First-Ever NCAA National Championship

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 26, 2016 10:10:24 AM

Men’s golf team makes university athletics history winning the 2016 NCAA Division II Title.

The Saint Leo men's golf team made history with a 3-2 score in match play to beat Chico State at the NCAA Division II Festival in Denver, Colo. and claim the university’s first-ever team national championship.

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Topics: Saint Leo News

Overcoming Fear To Do What Matters

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 12, 2016 8:00:00 AM

To do the things that matter most in life, first overcome the fear of failure and doing something new.

For people with triskaidekaphobia, 2016 is a good year.

There was only one Friday, the 13th this year, which was a lot better than 2015 when there were three Friday the 13ths.

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Topics: Getting Started

Navy Nuke, Submariner And Saint Leo Grad

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 2, 2016 8:18:14 AM

Completing the Navy’s prestigious Nuclear Power School prepared Jonathan Ashton to serve his country. Earning a college degree from Saint Leo enabled him to prove something vital to himself.

By the time Jonathan Ashton received his first orders as a Machinist’s Mate 3rd Class aboard the attack submarine USS Scranton, he had completed what many consider the most academically challenging training program in the U.S. military and the most advanced nuclear physics training in the world – the Navy’s prestigious Nuclear Power School.

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Topics: Academic Success, Military

Commencement 2016: Center For Online Learning Student Success Stories

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Meet a few of Saint Leo's newest alumni who completed an online degree program to achieve their college dreams.

Term after term, they worked on discussion posts and research papers at kitchen tables and on airplane seat back tables.

They studied for exams at 12 a.m. when the house was quiet and 12 p.m. between bites of lunch at work.

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Topics: Academic Success

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