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Five College Campus Myths

Five College Campus Myths

by David Gillette and Lauren Frazier According to the 2020 Survey of the States from the Council for Economic Education, only half of the states in the Union require their high school students to take an economics course. And it shows. For many students, the popular rhetoric of progressive agitators has filled the void left in the […]

William Blunck Named Chief Operating Officer At Southeast Ventura County YMCA

William Blunck Named Chief Operating Officer At Southeast Ventura County YMCA

Westlake Village, Calif.–William (Bill) Blunck has been named the Chief Operating Officer at the Southeast Ventura County YMCA. Blunck has a long history in the recreation, fitness, and nonprofit field beginning as a lifeguard/swim lesson instructor at the age of 16 in Iowa. Other nonprofit roles include a 13-year career with the YMCA of Greater […]

Board Chair, Vice-Chair And Board Members Announced By Ventura College Foundation; Two Board Members Added

Board Chair, Vice-Chair And Board Members Announced By Ventura College Foundation; Two Board Members Added

Ventura, Calif.–The Ventura College Foundation Board of Directors selected a new board chair and vice-chair and approved two board members. The new foundation board chair is Ellyn Dembowski, a Realtor at Berkshire Hathaway in Ventura. She has been on the foundation board for 12 years. “As we get closer to Ventura College’s 100th anniversary in […]

Ventura, CA | CR Mobile Repair & Towing Brings U-Haul On Board

Ventura, CA | CR Mobile Repair & Towing Brings U-Haul On Board

VENTURA, Calif.  — U-Haul Company of California is pleased to announce that CR Mobile Repair & Towing signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Ventura community. CR Mobile Repair & Towing at 2701 N. Ventura Ave. will offer essential services like U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, moving supplies and in-store pickup for boxes. […]

California Is The 8th Least Educated U.S. State

California Is The 8th Least Educated U.S. State

Amid the intersection of mounting debt and rising college costs comes an honest question: Is college worth it? The nation’s student loan debt levels were around $1.4 trillion in 2020, making it the second-biggest debt pool behind mortgages, ahead of auto loans, credit cards, and other personal loans. After adjusting for inflation, the average cost […]

Online education affected college students – 1 in 4 will not return

Online education affected college students – 1 in 4 will not return

By Beata Williams, Closing in on the 2020-2021 academic school year, students all across the country were affected by attending classes during a pandemic. At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, following CDC guidelines, 97% of students who were enrolled in classes obtaining a bachelor’s degree shifted to online education. In a recent survey released […]

Commentary | No COVID Vax, No College?

Commentary | No COVID Vax, No College?

Editorial  by Jane M. Orient, M.D. Students looking forward to getting back to college are getting letters from 100 to 200 colleges notifying them of a new prerequisite: getting fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As one letter states, this is because of our “our continued desire to protect the health and safety of our community.” This […]

Affordable Online Degree for Transfer Program Becomes a Ventura College Hallmark

Affordable Online Degree for Transfer Program  Becomes a Ventura College Hallmark

College’s faculty trained in online teaching methods Ventura College is on the forefront of providing students in California access to education with its fully online associate degree for transfer (ADT) program. Though California community colleges have transitioned to online learning due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, Ventura College offers approximately 35 programs fully online. The college […]

Here’s How College Professors And Students Are Trying To Stop ICE From Deporting International Students

Here’s How College Professors And Students Are Trying To Stop ICE From Deporting International Students

By Jake Dima and  Spencer Landis  Several top universities and professors are pushing back against a recent ICE mandate that could deport international students taking only online courses.  Online-only schooling has become commonplace since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, but college professors at some institutions have sought to establish in-person dummy classes to shield international […]

About Wisdom

About Wisdom

    By Sigrid Weidenweber The definition of wisdom is the ability to discern between falsehood and outright lies, and the truth. Yes, there are truths and one must know them. The longer I look at the world, my own surroundings, consisting of our part of the globe, the more distressed I become. I remember […]

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