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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, December 24 2018

A rap video produced by Davidson College students in the fall was nearing 11,000 views -- little wonder given its approval on Twitter by NBA star Steph Curry. The video plays off the video Curry and his Davidson College basketball teammates helped make 10 years ago and takes a humorous jab or two at it. That video hit a million views after Curry became famous with the Golden State Warriors. More.

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Saturday, December 22 2018

King University had its accreditation reaffirmed by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the governing body that helps uphold the educational quality of degree-granting institutions throughout the South. Reaccreditation was awarded at the completion of a regularly scheduled, detail-intensive study that takes place once every 10 years and covers all of King’s academic programs and services. More.

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Wednesday, December 19 2018

The Council of Independent Colleges Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education (NetVUE) has awarded Eckerd College more than $30,000 to help its faculty and students answer the heady question “Why did I choose this work?” NetVUE is a group of colleges and universities formed to foster the exploration of vocation through the lenses of theology and critical thinking. More.

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Sunday, December 16 2018

Tusculum University held their fall graduation ceremony on December 15th. This was the first graduation Tusculum has held since it converted to a university in July. Officials say about 300 students graduated on Saturday inside Pioneer Arena inside the Scott M. Niswonger Commons on campus.  More.

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Sunday, December 16 2018

George and Sondra Juetten have been proponents of the arts and higher education for decades. The pair has taken the passion they have for both students and the performing arts and generously gifted $100,000 to The College of Idaho to establish the Joe Golden Scholarship for students in theatre and music. More.

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Saturday, December 15 2018

After decades of ever-growing fundraising goals, more campaigns should break the mold of longer, larger drives—and be adjusted to fit social and economic realities, says Andrew Brown, vice president of advancement at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Brown is overseeing a comprehensive campaign to raise $100 million for Macalester in just four years. More.

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Saturday, December 15 2018

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild (MCG) Youth and Arts, a program of Manchester Bidwell Corporation, is announcing an exciting new partnership with Westminster College. MCG will be offering college courses to junior and senior high school students taught by Westminster professors. Students taking these courses will be met with the same level of engagement and support that MCG Youth and Arts has provided for 50 years. More.

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Friday, December 14 2018

Hastings College students and families will no longer worry about managing the unpredictable and often high cost of textbooks, as the college announced that it will provide all required books as part of tuition when classes begin in August 2019. The move will save families up to $4,000 — or more, depending on a student’s major — over the course of four years. More.

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