Great Experiences

Albion Honors Students Explore the Western Front

History professor Chris Hagerman’s class finds a World War I sense of place.

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Perspectives

"Employers do recognize the importance of a liberal education. The majority of those hiring agree that what’s important for recent college graduates to achieve long-term career success is having both field-specific skills and a wide range of knowledge."

Read The case for a liberal education by Michael S. Roth, president of Wesleyan University, available online at the The Boston Globe website.

Campus Spotlight


Juniata College

Founded in 1876, Juniata College is an independent, co-educational college of liberal arts and sciences. Located in the scenic mountains of central Pennsylvania, the beautiful 110-acre main campus is supplemented by the 315-acre Baker-Henry Nature Preserve and Peace Chapel. In addition, a 365-acre Environmental Studies Field Station on nearby Raystown Lake provides one of the most distinctive opportunities in environmental science in the nation. The College has a strong reputation for excellent academics, personal attention, and state-of-the-art technological resources. Juniata students enjoy small classes, a challenging, flexible curriculum, collaborative student-faculty relationships, countless chances to learn by doing, and a lively campus offering lots to do and great new friends.

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By the Numbers

Liberal Arts Colleges Stand Out in National Alumni Study

Graduates of the 130 liberal arts colleges that make up the Annapolis Group are more likely to give their college a high effectiveness rating for helping teach leadership than graduates of other types of institutions, according to a 2011 study.

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Great Outcomes

First job for McDaniel alumna connects kids and mentors

McDaniel College alum Kaitlyn Thomas '11 named among "10 People to Watch Under 30" for her work at Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Chesapeake.

Trinity University Biologist Named Top Mentor

Michele Johnson, assistant professor of biology at Trinity University, has been named a 2014 recipient of a Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Biology Outstanding Mentorship Award.

Alumna Success: Casey Barber ’13

Casey Barber’s enthusiasm for Randolph-Macon College is evident when she talks about her path to success.

Prepping liberal arts students for the job market

Muhlenberg College thinks it has come up with what may be the beginnings of a solution for closing the employment gap: a new program that provides history, theater and dance students and other liberal arts majors with a crash course in the number-crunching, profit-driven ways of business.

Fight Poverty not the Poor

Economist Fadhel Kaboub discusses the necessity of decoupling the fight against poverty and the people who experience it.

Eight Rollins College Students Awarded Fulbright Grants

For the second consecutive year, Rollins produces eight Fulbright award recipients.

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