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Copywriter-Turned-Executive Now Pursues MA in Creative Writing from Saint Leo

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Jan 5, 2018 11:07:33 AM

Dawn Sandoe-Henshaw is the perfect poster child for the concept that it’s never too late to pursue a graduate degree. The former advertising copywriter and creative director is now enrolled in Saint Leo University’s MA in Creative Writing program.

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Topics: Creative Writing

5 Things Online Learners Should Be Thankful For

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Nov 20, 2017 10:52:42 AM

Are you one of the millions of online learners who pursue a college degree online today?

According to a study by the National Center for Education Statistics, more than a quarter of college students take at least one online class per semester, and a significant number of students are exclusively enrolled in distance learning programs.

In recognition of Thanksgiving, here are 5 things online learners should be thankful for:

1. Technology

These days, it’s easy to forget about how fortunate we are to have the technology that’s at our disposal. That’s because things like the Internet, computers, and even smartphones and tablets have been around for a number of years already and are so ingrained in our day-to-day lives.

College students who complete their coursework online should be thankful for the technological innovations that make pursuing higher education digitally an accessible and viable option today. Online course portals often include:

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Topics: Online Learning, Thanksgiving

From Numbers to Nouns: Saint Leo Grad Student Finds Strength through Writing

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Nov 2, 2017 9:18:55 AM

Deb Duffin of Reston, Va. has spent over 30 years working in the accounting field and became a CPA in 2000. While working with numbers has been her forte, she realized that writing could help her overcome some of the challenges she’s faced in her life.

“I have always dabbled in creative arts,” she says. “I kept a diary and wrote poetry when I was younger. I took art classes in junior high and high school and initially thought this could be my career. But when I saw the high tuition costs for design schools, I was pretty much scared away.

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Topics: MA in Creative Writing, Graduate Programs

The Digital Diet: 7 Ways Online Learners Can Stay Healthy & Happy

Posted by Greg Lindberg on Aug 11, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Online learning offers lots of benefits and convenience for college students in all walks of life.

However, spending large amounts of time in front of your computer can pose some unique challenges.

Here’s what you can do to stay healthy and happy throughout each semester of your web-based college degree program

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Veterans Day Tribute: “What I Learned During My Time In Uniform”

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

Members of the Saint Leo University community understand the unique perspectives of military students because many also have served.

Recognized as one of America’s largest and most committed providers of higher education to the U.S. military, Saint Leo has been serving the education needs of servicemembers, veterans and their families on military bases and worldwide through online education since 1973.

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Topics: Military

Finding Success Outside His Comfort Zone

Posted by Saint Leo University 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 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 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 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 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

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