CANTON – Malone University is hosting a free financial aid workshop to inform families of the many sources available to them in scholarships, grants, and loans. The online program entitled College Can Be Affordable is scheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 27.
The workshop is free, but registration is required. To receive the link to the free program, visit www.malone.edu/finaidworkshop. For more information, call 330-471-8539 or email email@example.com.
Walsh University partners
with Say Yes to Education
NORTH CANTON – Walsh University recently pledged its support to Say Yes to Education, a national nonprofit organization committed to making a college degree affordable and attainable for public high school graduates, according to a news release. Walsh also joined the Say Yes to Education National Higher Education Compact, agreeing to cover the cost of full tuition and mandatory fees for a select number of qualifying students.
As part of the agreement, Walsh will offer full tuition scholarships to up to five new students per year from families with household incomes at or below $75,000 in Say Yes communities, focusing on students from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District.
The local Say Yes Cleveland scholarship fund has committed to provide additional grants, known as Choice Grants, to eligible applicants whose family income exceeds the income threshold.
Those grants are valued at up to $5,000 annually.
Mount Union offers early assurance pathways for PA, PT programs
ALLIANCE — Current and future undergraduate students of the University of Mount Union will be eligible for early assurance into its Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (PA) and Doctor of Physical Therapy (PT) degree programs beginning fall 2022, according to a news release.
Mount Union’s PA and PT programs will offer early assurance of up to 10 seats and eight seats, respectively, to enrolled undergraduates at Mount Union during their time of application.
To be eligible for consideration for the PA pathway, students must complete three semesters at Mount Union in a Bachelor of Science degree program, maintain a grade-point average of 3.4, and complete a list of prerequisite courses.
The PT pathway requires students to have earned at least 32 credit hours, 24 of which must be in a science-related field, maintain a 3.3 grade-point average for all coursework, and complete eligibility requirements prior to matriculation. Students earning a 3.6 GPA as a junior will not be required to take a Graduate Record Exam (GRE).
KSU Board of Trustees approves two new majors
KENT – The Kent State University Board of Trustees recently approved two new degree programs, according to a news release. The new majors – the Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology major within the Bachelor of Science degree and the Emerging Media and Technology major within the Master of Science degree – will help meet the high demand for these types of programs and provide opportunities for students to find careers in these growing fields.
The College of Education, Health and Human Services and the School of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum Studies will establish the Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology major within the Bachelor of Science degree, effective fall 2022, pending approval of the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
The College of Communication and Information will establish the Emerging Media and Technology major within the Master of Science degree, effective fall 2022, pending approval of the Ohio Department of Higher Education.
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