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New Commercials For Online Degree Programs

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Sep 8, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Share the pride and joy of three recent grads on Commencement Day in these touching, 30-second commercials.

Tears well up in Iris Haile’s eyes as she talks about finally completing her college degree many years after she had started it.

Miles Surdi speaks with pride about attending the university his grandfather loved, earning his accounting degree online while serving as caregiver for his mother.

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Topics: Academic Success

Online Degree Student Facts | Would You Fit In? [Infographic]

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Aug 31, 2015 7:43:55 AM

If you're a busy working adult, you have a lot in common with students in online degree programs.

Visit your local college and you can see what type of students enroll in traditional campus-based degree programs.

The majority are probably teens and young adults right out of high school. Perhaps they are living at home with their parents. Their work experience probably consists of a part-time or summer job.

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Topics: Getting Started

The ABCs Of Online Learning [Infographic]

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Aug 24, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Here are some of the fundamentals you need to know about the demands and benefits of online degree programs.

It’s that time of year again. A new school year is beginning, and you know what that means: a new list of supplies to buy for your kids. Pocket folders (with three-prong fasteners). Highlighters (multi-color pack, chisel tip). Binders (1-inch). Loose leaf paper (wide-ruled).

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Meet Little Leo And The Fritz Family

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Aug 13, 2015 8:00:00 AM

With a little help from Saint Leo, Michelle and Mike Fritz – parents of 11 homeschooled children – decided on a name for their youngest son and found a way they could complete their college degrees online.

Michelle and Mike Fritz were not familiar with Saint Leo University when they were deciding on a name for their eleventh child.

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Topics: Academic Success

Military Spouse Earns Degree Online While Stationed Far From Home

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jul 30, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Understanding faculty and advisors who reach out from thousands of miles away have kept Katelyn Flanagan connected to Saint Leo.

Katelyn Flanagan met her future husband, Scott, during her senior year of high school when she was taking a college-level class at the local community college in Lancaster, Penn.

Four years later they married, and with Scott in the Air Force, Katelyn began her journey as a military spouse.

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Topics: Military

Saint Leo Online Programs Included In U.S. News Rankings For Veterans

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jul 13, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Ranked among Best Online Programs for Veterans, Saint Leo places in top 10 nationally for highest percentage of military veterans and active-duty servicemembers.

When it comes to online bachelor’s programs with the highest percentage of enrolled military veterans and active-duty servicemembers, Saint Leo University places number nine in the 2015 U.S. News & World Report ranking.

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Topics: Military

Zelanna Alexander’s Quiet Courage

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jul 6, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Nearly 30 years after beginning her college journey, Navy administrationman earns her degree despite one of life’s toughest blows.

Zelanna Alexander was giddy. Not even the 13-hour-drive from Millington, Tenn. to Virginia Beach, Va., could dampen her enthusiasm.

After all, she had waited almost 30 years for this day.

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Topics: Academic Success

Strategic Bet Becomes Online Learning Legacy

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Jun 25, 2015 8:00:00 AM

As Saint Leo President Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. prepares to retire, one of the many legacies he leaves the university is the Center for Online Learning.

“The freedom to work at my own pace, at any time of the day or night, was priceless,” says recent Saint Leo graduate Patricia Bernard-Fingal who earned a bachelor’s degree in health care management online.

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Choosing An Online Degree Program

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 28, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Prospective students have many questions when choosing an online program. A new e-book from Saint Leo offers tips that are essential to finding the right path.

Lee Ann Grammer was a single mom in her late forties, working full time and raising twin girls when she decided to start an online degree program at Saint Leo University.

William Haaren, an Army sergeant with a wife and two small children at home, was deployed in Afghanistan when he made the decision.

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Topics: Getting Started

Looking At The Bright Side

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 14, 2015 7:36:00 AM

Rogich Award recipient says continuing her online studies during her battle with cancer would not have been possible without the support of her academic advisor.

Before he passed away in 2002, Kim Jackson’s grandfather would often remind her, “Nobody hurts their eyes by looking at the bright side of things.”

Little did Kim know at the time, the words would become her mantra one decade later as she faced the toughest battle of her life.

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Topics: Academic Success

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