Fake news has been in the spotlight in the past couple of months. We’ve seen outlandish hoax stories spread like wildfire, political figures Tweet misinformation, and “fake news” develop into a lucrative industry. Teaching media literacy is more important than ever before.
A new semester is upon us and with it comes a fresh slate and the opportunity to succeed. Success, although dependent on certain factors that may be out of our hands, is directly related to the choices we make throughout the semester, particularly when it first begins.
Summer is about to kick off and with it comes a whole host of sweet courses at CCV!
While summer usually denotes lazing around, frequenting local swimming holes or kicking back with friends, summer is also the perfect opportunity to earn college credits and get a jump start before the fall semester.
Not sure if taking summer classes is worth it at all? Think again.
How does one go about getting a check for a cool grand in the mail from CCV?
Here’s a recipe: To start, contribute in class and keep your grades up. Next, spend a good amount of time helping your fellow students succeed. When asked for help, give freely. And finally, do lots of selfless acts to strengthen your community. Essentially, act like a leader and you’ll be rewarded as a leader.
We have arrived at the point in the semester where many students are juggling multiple projects and assignments with looming deadlines – and, sometimes students find themselves procrastinating. Education expert Skip Downing reminds us that, “successful students [and professionals] master self-management, consistently planning and taking purposeful actions in pursuit of their goals and dreams.” In other words, successful students avoid procrastination and practice sound time management strategies.
As a college student, one of the most challenging and critical habits of success is time management. CCV students are often juggling multiple priorities – kids, work, class time, homework, and family. The most successful students do not underestimate the number of hours they will need to spend on studying and completing assignments outside of […]
Let’s be honest –it is sometimes easy to feel like we don’t have a voice or we can’t impact or help fix the woes of the world. I’m a realist. I know that I am not going to single-handedly end world hunger tomorrow (even though that would be incredibly cool), but I do know that […]
Most Americans recognize the opening words to the Preamble to the Constitution: “We the People, of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic tranquility…” However, while most Americans recognize the words, they might not recognize that the words are from the Preamble to the Constitution. According to […]
September 17, 2014, marks the 227th anniversary of our nation’s founding document. On September 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitutional Convention signed the Constitution. Constitution Day has shared some really interesting Constitutional facts: The U.S. Constitution has 4,400 words. It is the oldest and shortest written Constitution of any major government in the world.” The oldest person to […]
FACT: 60 Percent of Jobs by 2020 Will Require a College Credential Students who complete their associate degree can expect to earn as much as $8,000 more per year and about $400,000 more in a lifetime than a high school graduate. People change jobs up to 10 times in their working lives – and […]