Blog: November 2012

Dean of UMass Boston University College Featured in Boston Herald Article about Online Learning Growth

A recent Boston Herald article by Rochelle Stewart Rubino features one of our own at UMass in a piece that projects the growth and importance of online higher education options with specific reference to UMass Boston’s own expectations. Here are just a few excerpts from Ms. Rubino’s report:

77-Year Old, Setting Example for Society Aims to Earn PhD Online

This story comes to us from The Times of India. It is an inspiration to any learner of any age, but particularly for elder adults who may think it is too late to continue their education.
It is about 77-year-old Binay Kumar of Patna, India, who, through the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system there, has ...

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