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UMass Online Course Spotlight: Accounting Information Systems

ACT 355 Accounting Information Systems which is an online course I will be teaching in the Fall 2015 semester.  I’d like to give prospective students an idea of what the course is like and my perspective as its professor.

How Teachers Can Support Students by Earning an Autism Studies Credential

Teachers face unique challenges with students diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Learn how to support these students by earning an autism studies credential.

UMass Named One of the World’s Most Innovative Universities

We are excited to announce that for a second year in a row, UMass has made Reuters Top 100 list of the world’s most innovative universities!

President Meehan said that a big part of UMass being on this list is due to the innovative and committed faculty at the university. 

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UMass Rises in US News & World Report Rankings

UMass Continues to Rise in the US News & World Report rankings another two positions in the 2017 Best Colleges guide. UMass Amherst came in at number 27 of the nation’s best public universities list which put the university in the top 30 for the fourth year in a row. The prestigious list ranks more than 600 public, four-year universities in the country.

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UMassOnline Advisor Spotlight: MaryBeth Kimball

Often students need guidance to help them achieve their highest potential. The University of Massachusetts recognizes the essential role that advisors play in the success of students and as a result, spends a great deal of time finding and employing some of the best advisors in higher education. This month, UMass spotlights MaryBeth Kimball, Director of Admissions and Advising at the Isenberg School of Management at the UMass Amherst campus. We caught up with MaryBeth to learn a little bit more about what she does for her students.

Are Online Degree Programs at UMass Easier Than Those at Traditional Universities?

Many scholars, dignitaries and professionals use the famous quote “Knowledge is Power” to stress the importance of education as a means to achieving ones goals. However, as higher education costs continue to rise growing number of students feel that a college education is simply out of their reach. For many, online education is the key to making the cost of education become more manageable regardless of students’ financial situations.

Personal Finance is the Key to Success

Credit card management is only one aspect of personal financial literacy. Ben Bernanke, former Federal Reserve chairman, once said that our financial preparedness is essential to their well-being and of vital importance to our economic future. With the student loan debt rising every year it is imperative that students make financial literacy a priority. Learning as much as you can about personal finance can help you to achieve a higher standard of living, reach personal and professional financial goals and reduce stress by creating good financial habits early on.

Embracing Entrepreneurship

Nurturing growth and innovation is a key component to a UMassOnline education. If you are interested in a career as an entrepreneur, we have some pretty cool news for you: Boston just topped a list ranking entrepreneurial growth, even finishing ahead of Silicon Valley!  

Commonwealth Commitment: The “Best Deal in Massachusetts” for Higher Education

For students who do not think they have a chance of going to college due to high tuition costs, things are looking up! “Commonwealth Commitment” is an innovative new program that makes the dream of a college education a reality for thousands of would-be students.

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UMass Announces it Will Sell Off its Fossil Fuel Investments

After a 2 month debate, the University of Massachusetts system confirmed last week that it will eliminate direct investments in fossil fuels from its endowment. A decision that has been making headlines, as UMass is the first public university in the country to do so…

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