Online Learning

A Punctuation Cheat Sheet: Are You Guilty Of These 10 Common Errors?

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

A handy guide to 10 common punctuation blunders.

Imagine the power of the comma.

It’s possibly the most important punctuation mark in the English language. In one fell swoop, a comma can connect ideas, organize thoughts and remove ambiguities. In some cases, it can even save lives.

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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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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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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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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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Grandfather’s Legacy Inspires Grad To Earn Online Degree

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on May 4, 2015 8:00:00 AM

In both his personal and academic endeavors, Miles Surdi, the 2015 Center for Online Learning commencement speaker, lives Saint Leo’s core values.

Salvatore Surdi, a devout Catholic and second generation Italian-American, dreamed that his four daughters would earn college degrees from Saint Leo University – a school he had always highly regarded for its rich Benedictine traditions.

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Commencement 2015: Center For Online Learning Student Stories

Posted by Saint Leo University Online on Apr 27, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Saint Leo’s online degree programs – combined with perseverance and sacrifice – enable adult learners to complete college.

When a dream comes true, is the achievement more gratifying the longer you have waited and the harder you have worked to attain it?

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Making Wishes Come True

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Apr 23, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Working tirelessly for years to make wishes come true for children with life-threatening illnesses, online student Maria Jameson transforms a dream of her own – walking across this year’s commencement stage – into reality.

Maria Jameson knows the remarkable power of a wish: the life-changing hope having a dream inspires even in the most desperate time.

A volunteer with the Make-A-Wish Foundation (Central and Northern Florida Chapter) for 10 years, Maria has helped make wishes come true for 32 children with life-threatening illnesses.

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Working Moms Achieve College Success Through Online Degree Programs

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

Saint Leo’s online degree programs may have provided the flexibility two working moms needed to pursue their college degrees, but their perseverance led to success.

Online degree programs provide busy working adults with a practical pathway to a college education. By setting their own schedules and working from home, students with family and job responsibilities have the opportunity to earn a degree.

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Good News, College Students!

Posted by Mary Beth Erskine on Feb 9, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Why should you earn a bachelor’s degree? The unemployment rate for people who have at least a bachelor’s degree is at its lowest in six years.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its January 2015 unemployment statistics.

If you’re persevering to complete a college degree – whether you’re enrolled in a traditional on-ground program or an online degree program – it's encouraging news.

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