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A diverse student body adds value to campus life

The controversy over race and admissions at elite educational institutions is heating up. Harvard University is under pressure to stop discriminating against Asian-Americans, who make up a smaller percentage of its student body (22.2 percent) than their grades and test scores would warrant.

Why all parents should care about arts education

When we think about “the arts,” often we go huge: the Louvre, Broadway, Swan Lake, Picasso. Perhaps without even realizing it, though, many parents instinctively know the value of the arts and incorporate them into our children’s lives in much smaller ways. Otherwise, why would we give our toddlers that first pack of crayons?

To get the most out of your child’s college visits, dig deeper than the tour

Crossing the campus at the university where I teach, I often pass groups of bored-looking high school students taking a tour with their over-interested parents. My school has outstanding student tour guides, but I find it unnerving that many of those visiting high school seniors and juniors will choose a school based only on a carefully designed tour of the campus’ high points.

Walsh University | On Campus

Walsh University draws students from 40 countries and from 40 states in the U.S. While much of the university’s student body is from Northeast Ohio, Walsh attracts out-of-town enrollees for its specialty majors—such as museum studies—and its sports programs.

Stark State College | On Campus

Stark State College is known for “offering quality, affordable education that leads to an in-demand career,” said Marisa Rohn, executive director of advancement, marketing and Stark State College Foundation.

University of Mount Union | On Campus

The University of Mount Union wants you to know that it isn’t your typical small-town private college. “I think it somehow manages to do something a lot of schools don’t do,” said President Dr. W. Richard Merriman Jr. “It maintains a family feeling. There’s intimacy. ..."

Malone University | On Campus

When Walter and Emma Malone first embarked on their dream in 1892 to open northeast Ohio’s first school of ministry, they could not have imagined just how large that dream would become.