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Getting a great education is the key to building up a successful future, and the students in the Queen City certainly fit the bill as future leaders and innovators! At Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, many students choose to continue their education and learn more about the skills they will need to succeed in their careers. Founded in 1857, this educational facility has been a central part of the academic landscape of the South for over a hundred years.
Graduating from high school has always been an important part of the coming of age process—one that has the power to greatly affect the lives of young men and women. A high school diploma opens the door to college, to better jobs, to higher pay, and even to finding a husband or wife, raising a family in a stable environment, and teaching children to also graduate. It is no secret that many of the states have high school graduation rates that are less than desirable, and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Sch
Published: 08/24/2011 by Thomas Klein in Education
You won’t find the campus of Elizabeth College—a small, Lutheran school for women, founded in 1897—standing in the same spot it used to, right in the heart of historic Charlotte, North Carolina, but its legacy lives on. Elizabeth College gave its name to Elizabeth, the neighborhood that sprung up around it and remains vital to this day.
Published: 08/24/2011 by Ron Gaskin in Education
Located in Rock Hill, South Carolina—just a few miles down the road from the big city of Charlotte, North Carolina—Winthrop University is one of many excellent educational options in the Queen City area, a school that has much to offer to anyone venturing to Charlotte to continue their education or professional development.
Part of what makes a great city is a wonderful educational system, and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is part of a network of secondary learning institutions in the state. Itself containing several different campuses.The University of North Carolina in Charlotte, is one of the many reasons that the Queen City is so culturally, academically, and professionally diverse.
Published: 08/22/2011 by Kelly Schwartz in Education
There is a tendency, among some of us, to believe that creativity is something that comes, by and large, as a matter of natural ability, or of instinct. It’s something you’re either born with or you aren’t. To an extent, that might be true, but it is equally true that creative talent is something you learn, you hone, and you cultivate. After all, even if you have the world’s greatest imagination, you still have to learn the basics of your medium—of drafting, painting, or what have you.
Though its neighbors in Raleigh-Durham tend to get more attention for living in a "college" town, it’s important to remember that Charlotte itself is very much a university city—in fact, it has within its parameters an entire area called University City! You can pretty much guess where the University area gets its name, but what might surprise you is just how rich and varied the neighborhood is even beyond its "university" experience.
Published: 08/25/2011 by Hannah Portsman in Education
The term "academic professionalism" may be a bit confusing (don’t you go to school to become a professional?), but Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, North Carolina has been providing just this to the Queen City for years.
Published: 08/24/2011 by Madeline Ashleigh in Education
Charlotte, North Carolina is a diverse city, and as such, people come to it for many different reasons. Historically, many of these reasons have involved banking, which remains one of the Queen City’s chief industries, but that’s really just the tip of the iceberg. People come to Charlotte, in many cases, simply because it’s such a beautiful and clean city, so rich in opportunities.
Published: 09/08/2011 by David Martin in Education
The age-old question of whether to continue on a less than perfect career path or to bite the bullet and go back to school is one that has come across the minds of millions of professionals. Truth be told, going back to school is an endeavor that costs thousands of dollars and may put a wrench in your income, as you will have to work less to attend classes; however, it is also something that may provide you with a higher paying job in the future.