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All In The News tagged "co-op"

Has Nothing Changed?

Drexel was mentioned in an Inside Higher Ed blog post on May 19 about changes in higher education. Drexel was highlighted for its cooperative education program as a model of bridge-to-work programs that could become more popular at other universities in the next few years.

Drexel Hosts Spring Career Fair

Stop Exploiting Young Workers: Here's an Alternative to Unpaid Internships That Works

President John A. Fry authored a Jan. 29 Los Angeles Times op-ed on the value of cooperative education.

US Higher Education: More Options Than McDonald’s Menu

Drexel’s co-op program was mentioned in a Jan. 8 Times Higher Education article about the academic opportunities offered at American universities.

Why aren’t college co-ops catching on?

Drexel’s co-op program was featured in Fortune on July 31. President John Fry was quoted in the story about the value of co-op.

Put Undergraduates to Work, for their Own Good

President John A. Fry authored a Jan. 20 Chronicle of Higher Education opinion piece about the benefits of co-operative education and work experience.

Co-op Programs Becoming Popular for Real World Experience

Drexel’s co-op program was included in a Dec. 5 Diverse Issues in Higher Education article about co-op programs.

Families Learn How Much Water Thanksgiving Meal Requires

Kathryn Woolf, an undergraduate student in the School of Education, was quoted in a KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story on Nov. 27 about calculating the water usage involved in a Thanksgiving meal, as part of her co-op work at the Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center.

Campus View: Rethinking higher ed reform through co-ops

Drexel was mentioned in a USA TODAY story on September 26 about the value of cooperative education.

Colleges' Role Shouldn't End at Graduation

Drexel was noted in a September 9 Chronicle of Higher Education commentary for being one of the few colleges that offers a cooperative-education program for students.

College programs can help firms build for the future

Former Drexel-Sacramento student Larry Mandelberg wrote a September 6 Sacramento Business Journal article that referenced Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann, associate vice provost and executive director of Drexel Sacramento, and Drexel’s co-op program.

For-Profit Schools Under Pressure to Prove Investment in Education Pays Off

Peter J. Franks, vice provost for career education, was quoted in an article in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education on August 25 about co-op giving students a step up in their careers in a challenging job market.