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Miamians comment on valedictorian issue as more high schools eliminate title
More and more high schools are eliminating the title of valedictorian at graduation in an effort to eliminate stress among their highest achieving students. Mason, Springboro and Tippecanoe high schools in southwest Ohio are among those that have recently made the change. Tom Poetter, chair and professor in the department of educational leadership in Miami University’s College of Education, Health and Society, said he supports the decision.
Local colleges change recruitment to attract diminishing high school grads
Susan Schaurer, Associate Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management & Marketing, on changes to recruitment strategies as new challenges arise. Dayton Daily News, May 20 (subscription may be needed)
Diversity and high caliber define largest incoming class
With one of the top graduation rates among public universities, Miami consistently ranks among the nation's 'Best Value' universities.Not only is the incoming Class of 2023 academically accomplished, it is also the largest and most diverse first-year cohort in Miami University’s 210-year history.
Center for Career Exploration and Success grows with new initiatives
A Miami student connects with recruiters at the 2019 Spring Career Fair.To be part of the student experience you have to be where the students are. That’s why Miami University’s Center for Career Exploration & Success relocated near the center of campus two years ago.
Miami Food Pantry Serves Students in Need
Ashley Hopkins, Senior Assistant Director of Student Success Center, on the development of an on-campus food pantry. The Miami Student, April 9
Jen Franchak on Career Summit at Miami
Washington Post.com and Hechinger Report.org, Jan. 20 (subscription may be required)
Miami helps veterans and military-affiliated students from orientation to graduation
Miami University staff help veterans and military-affiliated students from the time they arrive on campus to when they are searching for jobs as they prepare for graduation.
Wright State looks to other schools for ways to lure more students
Wright State University’s total enrollment is projected to dip below 17,000 students this fall for the first time since 2007, prompting WSU leaders to look at other Ohio colleges for solutions.