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Distance learning at CDU provides adults who lead busy lives a convenient and effective alternative to traditional classroom studies.

Catholic Distance University: An Intellectual Community Faithful To The Magisterium

By • Catholic Online • 8/1/2010

Today millions of Catholics around the world seek to obtain an excellent education, both for themselves and their children. Yet they understand that the real worth of an education is not found in simply acquiring intellectual knowledge. Regardless of the thoroughness of a particular program of ...

Dr. Ken Howell.

Victory for Prof. Howell: Fired U of I Professor Vindicated, Will Teach Catholicism Class

By • Alliance Defense Fund • 7/30/2010

A university cannot censor professors' speech--including classroom speech related to the topic of the class--merely because certain ideas 'offend' an anonymous student. We greatly appreciate the university's move to put Professor Howell back in the classroom, but we will be watching carefully to ...

The book, 'Homeschooling for Excellence' details Grant Colfax and his brothers' success stories of going on to procure master's degrees at Ivy League institutions.

More colleges welcoming home-schooled students

By • Catholic Online • 7/29/2010

More and more two and four-year colleges are readily accepting students from homeschooling backgrounds. These students have proven repeatedly that they are capable of academic excellence and intellectual vitality, and are welcome assets to their schools. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - ...

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Texas lags behind in college education

By • Catholic Online • 7/26/2010

Texans like it big and proud - however, statistics report very disappointing results for education in the country's second largest state. According to a recent report from the College Board, the majority of Texans leave their educations at high school graduation. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) ...

Futuristic clothing spun with highly sensitive fibers may allow the clothing to hear and make responding noises.

Scientist: New cloth can listen and make sounds

By • Catholic Online • 7/13/2010

Clothes make the man - or woman - and they soon may be able to do all the talking for them as well. Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a cloth that can hear and emit noise. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) -  The team of scientists from Massachusetts ...

With mounting debt being accrued for education costs, it's important to decide if a college education is important for your child.

Does your child really need college?

By • Catholic Online • 7/13/2010

No one doubts the value of higher education, but you should really analyze the situation if putting your child through school will accrue a substantial amount of debt. Jennifer Derrick, with the Saving Advice Web site argues that a college education in not necessarily a gateway to a better life. ...

Activities such as clubs and drama, as well as academic excellence are taken into consideration when a student applies for college. Involvement shows a willingness to try new things and give to the community.

Making sure your child is ready for college

By • Catholic Online • 7/7/2010

For many teenagers, going away to college is the first major change in their still-young lives. Parents must take certain steps to make sure that their child is prepared for this exciting transition, and it takes months and even years of preparation. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - College ...

Aerial View of the Campus of Ave Maria University.

Ave Maria University Earns Accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

Ave Maria University • 6/25/2010

Membership will provide opportunities for the university to continue to grow and be eligible to further enhance and expand its programs to better serve its current and future students.  SACS membership covers both the campus in Ave Maria, Fla., and the branch Latin American Campus in San ...

On Tuesday, Catholic University of America announced that Boston College law school dean, John H. Garvey, will be its new president.

Catholic University of America Chooses New President: John H. Garvey

Catholic News Agency • 6/16/2010

Garvey, a 61-year-old father of five who has served as dean of the Boston College Law School since 1999, will replace Fr. David M. O'Connell, who was recently appointed as Coadjutor Bishop of Trenton, New Jersey. WASHINGTON, DC (CNA/EWTN News) - On Tuesday, Catholic University of America announced ...

The New College of Florida has a lot to crow about. According to the Washington Post, the college has more Fulbright scholars per capita in past years than Harvard or Yale.

Tiny college that could

By • Catholic Online • 6/3/2010

It's the case of a tiny college that could. New College of Florida, a relatively small campus with only 800 students, has produced six Fulbright scholars this year alone. This makes the small university the leader in an international academic program that awards scholarships to 1,500 applicants per ...

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