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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Employees with degrees in fields like English, general studies, and graphic design are among the most likely to report feeling "underemployed" at their current jobs. This is according to a recent survey of 68,000 workers by salary information firm PayScale.
By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post

Friday, August 22, 2014

Montgomery County Community College and Kutztown University signed a unique “reverse transfer” agreement Wednesday, officials announced. Under the new agreement, students who complete at least 15 credits at MCCC can transfer credits they earn at Kutztown back to Montgomery in order to earn an associate’s degree in a parallel field en route to earning a bachelor’s degree.
By Christian Menno, The (Doylestown) Intelligencer

Saturday, August 23, 2014
When Fayette County contractor Santos A. Maldonado needed help navigating through the documents required to bid on government contracts, he turned to an agency at California University of Pennsylvania that has been assisting companies seeking government jobs for the past 29 years. Maldonado, who is president of JoD Contracting Inc. in Washington Township, said the Government Agency Coordination Office at Cal U has provided him with valuable expertise that he has relied upon for several years to fulfill the many requirements of government contracting systems.
By Joe Napsha, Trib Live

Friday, August 22, 2014
Mansfield University kicked off its 158th academic year on Friday with a message that students need to get out of their comfort zone. "Widen your comfort zone," biology professor Steven Stein said at the convocation on campus. "Don't just sit there and listen to your professors, really get involved and investigate for yourself. The best way to do that is through research and other scholarly work. And follow your dream. Do what you want to do and do what you love."
By Bob Jamieson, The (Elmira, N.Y.) Star-Gazette

Saturday, August 23, 2014
In comments that were upbeat and frequently humorous, Indiana University of Pennsylvania leaders Friday welcomed faculty, staff, students and community members to what Provost Dr. Timothy Moerland called “our version of New Year’s Day” — the beginning of a new academic year. Classes for 14,368 IUP students start Monday.
By Randy Wells, The Indiana Gazette

Saturday, August 23, 2014
The Crimson Café, one building housing several micro-restaurants, will be the new dining attraction for Indiana University of Pennsylvania students when they start classes Monday. IUP officials held a ribbon-cutting Friday morning for the new $6.5-million dining facility and then gave tours and a sampling of the fare that will be available at the café’s multiple food stations starting Sunday.
By Randy Wells, The Indiana Gazette