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Welcome to the APCU News Blog! The posts below highlight activities and accomplishments from our member institutions as well as other items of interest from the world of higher education.

Monday, June 20 2016

Founded in 1889 by Presbyterian ministers in northern Ohio and Kentucky—whose purpose was to establish a school for the children of the hills of Appalachia—the Presbyterian-related school known as UPIKE remains firmly committed to that mission some 125 years later. More.

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Thursday, June 16 2016

In this interview with the online newspaper EvoLLLution, Kenneth Hartman, past president of Drexel University Online, shares his thoughts on the fundamental changes institutions need to make to adapt to the shifting realities of today’s postsecondary marketplace. More.

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Thursday, June 16 2016

Three APCU schools, the University of the Ozarks, Schreiner University, and Davis & Elkins College, have been identified by the online publication, College Choice among its top 50 institutions that "have shown a consistent value and priority for meeting the physical, social and academic needs of students with learning disabilities and special needs." More.

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Wednesday, June 15 2016

Artificial lift will be pushed to new heights by a recent partnership between eLynx Technologies and The University of Tulsa. eLynx will bring an enormous cache of operational data to the partnership from its more than 16 years of experience monitoring over 37,000 wells in all the major U.S. basins. The data will be analyzed and algorithms will be created to help predict future production patterns.  More.

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Tuesday, June 14 2016

The College of Idaho is launching a three-phase plan to improve existing residence halls and add new residential housing space to its Caldwell campus, responding to the need for additional student housing. More.

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Monday, June 13 2016

The National Security Education Program awarded Suzette Escamilla Morales, a student at Hastings College, a David L. Boren Scholarship. The program is a federal initiative to create a broader and more qualified pool of U.S. citizens with international and foreign language skills. Escamilla Morales will study in India for the 2016-17 academic year. More.

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Monday, June 13 2016

Just because school’s out doesn’t mean learning ends. Ask Kylie Bold ’17 or Clara Guillem ’18—two of dozens of Eckerd students who are spending their summer furthering their learning by conducting research at home and abroad. More.

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Sunday, June 12 2016

The Laurinburg Area Campaign once again exceeded its annual goal of raising $500,000 in support of St. Andrews University. This is the 21st consecutive year that the local community has met its goal, school officials said. More.

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Sunday, June 12 2016
Ozarks Food Harvest earned a 100 percent rating last week from Charity Navigator, the leading evaluator of nonprofits in the nation. It was one of only 49 among the more than 8,000 nonprofits evaluated across the country, and the only charity in Missouri, to receive this honor. More.
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Friday, June 10 2016

Don Eastman, president of Eckerd College, recently penned this piece for the Tampa Bay Times that was based on remarks he delivered at Eckerd’s recent Baccalaureate service. The piece speaks to the current generation of college students who are being called, perhaps more vociferously than any previous generation, to expand the circle of moral concern More.

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Saturday, June 04 2016

Chris Wood has been named the 15th president of Davis & Elkins College. The college's Board of Trustees made the announcement of Wood's selection on June 1. Selected from among more than 60 candidates following a yearlong search, Dr. Wood's appointment will be effective as of August 1, 2016. More.

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