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Potter College Career Linkages Conference: The ‘hot jobs’ of tomorrow aren’t jobs yet!

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‘If it isn’t global, it isn’t an education’

Diverse Conversations: The Globalization of Higher Education, Matthew Lynch, Diverse, May 22, 2013 The purpose of education is to prepare students as well as possible for life and work in the increasingly globalized world of the 21st century. Under these … Continue reading

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What employers really want

What employers really want from students is not what too many in higher education still think that they want. As a result of this misperception, students are not as well prepared as they could be. Honors education strives to provide … Continue reading

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Employers Want Broadly Educated New Hires, Survey Finds

This combination of ‘field-specific knowledge and skills and a broad range of skills and knowledge’ is exactly what the Honors College is striving for. Beckie Supiano, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Apr 10, 2013 Students worried about landing a job … Continue reading

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