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Cedar Crest College to Launch a Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program

Cedar Crest College to Launch a Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program

The full-time, doctoral program, which can be completed in 33 months, aims to develop ethical occupational therapy leaders who are committed to clinical excellence, scientifically informed practice, advocacy for occupational justice and positive social change, and serving the health and occupational needs of diverse populations.

Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, to Offer New Nursing Degree Program

Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, to Offer New Nursing Degree Program

Stephens College and Boone Hospital Center, a 392-bed, full-service hospital located in Columbia, Missouri, are cooperating in the new program. The bachelor’s degree program is designed to be completed in three years including two summers of study.

A Women's College to Offer a New Undergraduate Major in Cybersecurity Risk Management

A Women’s College to Offer a New Undergraduate Major in Cybersecurity Risk Management

Bay Path University, a women’s college in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, has announced that it is launching a new undergraduate major in risk management and cybersecurity. The new program will include coursework in data privacy, project management, crisis management, and incident recovery.

Texas Woman's University to Add New Master's Degree Program in Biotechnology

Texas Woman’s University to Add New Master’s Degree Program in Biotechnology

Texas Woman’s University will launch a new program this fall that combines biology and business with an industry internship. This professional science master’s (PSM) degree in biotechnology is only the second of its kind in Texas and one of only 39 in the United States.

Texas Woman's University to Launch a New Ph.D. Program

Texas Woman’s University to Launch a New Ph.D. Program

Texas Woman’s University plans to launch the new Ph.D. program in education, leadership and organization this fall. The program will be offered entirely online.

Ursuline College in Ohio Announces Three New Degree Programs Beginning This Fall

Ursuline College in Ohio Announces Three New Degree Programs Beginning This Fall

Ursuline College, a liberal arts educational institution for women in Pepper Pike, Ohio, has announced the establishment of new bachelor’s degree programs in exercise science and engineering and a master’s degree program in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Examining Degree Attainments at the Nation's Women's Colleges

Examining Degree Attainments at the Nation’s Women’s Colleges

In the 2017-18 academic year, women’s colleges in the United State awarded 534 associate’s degrees, 12,176 bachelor’s degrees, 6,123 master’s degrees, and 522 doctorates. All graduate degree programs (and some bachelor’s degree programs) at women’s colleges are open to men and women.

A Snapshot of Enrollments at Women's Colleges in the United States

A Snapshot of Enrollments at Women’s Colleges in the United States

New data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that in 2018, there were 72,649 women enrolled at women’s colleges in the United States. These colleges also enrolled more than 2,600 full-time men.

Three Women Scholars Earn Promotions at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio

Three Women Scholars Earn Promotions at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, Ohio

Ursuline College, the educational institution for women in Ohio, has announced the promotions of three women faculty members: Regina Prosser in nursing, Sarah Preston in chemistry, and Jennifer Schwartz Mrazek in art therapy. Dr. Prosser was also granted tenure.

Simmons University Offering New Online Training for Healthcare Workers Who Deal With Sexual Violence

Simmons University Offering New Online Training for Healthcare Workers Who Deal With Sexual Violence

The School of Social Work at Simmons University in Boston announced that it is now offering a comprehensive online domestic violence and sexual violence training program to educate health professionals and prepare them for work with survivors, children exposed to violence, and people who engage in violence.

Mary Dana Hinton Appointed President of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia

Mary Dana Hinton Appointed President of Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia

Since 2014, Dr. Hinton has served as president of the Collge of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. Before becoming president at the College of St. Benedict, Dr. Hinton was vice president for academic affairs at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York.

Columbia College in South Carolina to Admit Men to Residential Programs for the First Time

Columbia College in South Carolina to Admit Men to Residential Programs for the First Time

Columbia College in Columbia, South Carolina has announced that for the first time in the school’s 166-year history, it will allow men to enroll as residential students. However, the college states that it hopes to offer two tracks, one for just women and one that will be co-educational.

Stephens College in Missouri Is Starting a Three-Year Accelerated Nursing Degree Program

Stephens College in Missouri Is Starting a Three-Year Accelerated Nursing Degree Program

Stephens College, an educational institution for women in Columbia Missouri, has announced that it will establish a nursing program in collaboration with the Boone Hospital Center. The college hopes to enroll about 20 students in the program this fall.

Another One Bites the Dust: Converse College to Transition to Co-Educational Undergraduate Education

Another One Bites the Dust: Converse College to Transition to Co-Educational Undergraduate Education

The president and board of trustees cited ongoing changes in student preferences, a nationwide decrease of interest in enrollment at women’s colleges, and proactive preparation for a decline in high school graduates beginning in 2025 as prompts for a re-envisioned Converse.

Cedar Crest College to Offer a New Accelerated Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Program

Cedar Crest College to Offer a New Accelerated Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Program

The new full-time program is designed for students who already hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing specialty but who now want to pursue a career in nursing. The new program will be in an accelerated, 15-month format.

Simmons University Partners With Columbia University in Dual-Degree Program in Engineering

Simmons University Partners With Columbia University in Dual-Degree Program in Engineering

Simmons University in Boston, where traditional undergraduate programs are reserved for women, has announced the launch of a new five-year, dual-degree program in engineering with Columbia University. Successful graduates earn a bachelor’s degree from Simmons University and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Columbia University.

Stephens College Debuts a New Master's Degree Program in Health Information Management

Stephens College Debuts a New Master’s Degree Program in Health Information Management

The master’s degree program at the women’s college was designed to prepare graduates for executive-level positions in the nation’s rapidly growing medical and health service management industry.

Endowed Scholarship Fund at Brenau University to Honor Long-Time Faculty Member Louise Bauck

Endowed Scholarship Fund at Brenau University to Honor Long-Time Faculty Member Louise Bauck

Dr. Bauck was a faculty member in biology at Brenau University from 2005 to 2012. She served as chair of the department of math & science from 2008 to 2010. After moving to Nebraska, she continued to support Brenau’s programs by teaching online and accompanying study abroad trips to the Yucatan.

Cottey College to Open a Stock Trading Lab on Campus and Will Debut E-Sports

Cottey College to Open a Stock Trading Lab on Campus and Will Debut E-Sports

Cottey College is a liberal arts educational institution for women in Nevada, Missouri, recntly announced that it will become the first women’s college to have a stock trading lab on its campus.

Salem College Gets Good News From Its Accrediting Agency

Salem College Gets Good News From Its Accrediting Agency

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), which accredits colleges and universities in 11 Southern states, has deemed Salem Academy and College fully compliant on all requirements.

St. Mary's College in Indiana Enters Into Partnership With a Women's University in China

St. Mary’s College in Indiana Enters Into Partnership With a Women’s University in China

Under the agreement with Shandong Women’s University in Jinan, China, each semester, both institutions can send two students to the opposite host university, free of tuition. Faculty will participate in a similar exchange program.

Simmons University to Offer a New Minor Degree Program in Health Humanities

Simmons University to Offer a New Minor Degree Program in Health Humanities

The new minor program will focus on ethical leadership practice, sensitivity to cultural impacts on health and wellness, and communication skills, helping future practitioners bridge the gap between patients and providers.

Simmons University to Offer Inter-Professional Informationist Certificate Program

Simmons University to Offer Inter-Professional Informationist Certificate Program

Informationists are librarians or information specialists qualified to engage in research and knowledge management services in clinical care or biomedical research.

Hollins University in Virginia Updates Its Policy on Transgender Students

Hollins University in Virginia Updates Its Policy on Transgender Students

The new Hollins University policy states that “in recognition of our changing world and evolving understanding of gender identity, Hollins will consider for admission those applicants who consistently live and identify as women, regardless of the gender assigned to them at birth.”

Changes in Leadership at Stephens College's Master of Fine Arts Degree Program in Television and Screenwriting

Changes in Leadership at Stephens College’s Master of Fine Arts Degree Program in Television and Screenwriting

The master of fine arts program in television and screenwriting at Stephens College, a liberal arts educational institution for women in Columbia, Missouri, has made changes to its leadership. Rosanne Welch as the new executive director and Khanisha Foster is the new associate director.

Salem College in North Carolina Partners With Forsyth Technical Community College

Salem College in North Carolina Partners With Forsyth Technical Community College

Salem College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is teaming up with Forsyth Technical Community College to enhance and expand the educational opportunities for students who earn associate’s degrees at the community college.

Cedar Crest College Enters Partnership With Salus University to Provide Graduate Opportunities for Women

Cedar Crest College Enters Partnership With Salus University to Provide Graduate Opportunities for Women

Under the agreement, women at Cedar Crest who complete a pre-audiology curriculum at Cedar Crest with a 3.3 GPA for three years or above can apply for admission to complete a doctor of audiology degree at Salus University with four additional years of study. A similar 3+4 program will be available for student in optometry.

LaSalle University Study Examines Gender Diversity of College and University Boards of Trustees

LaSalle University Study Examines Gender Diversity of College and University Boards of Trustees

A new report from La Salle University and the Women’s Nonprofit Leadership Initiative examined the gender make up of the boards of directors of the 50 largest medical and educational institutions in the Philadelphia area. Only four of the area’s 25 largest colleges and universities had a board where a majority of the members were women.

Texas Woman's University Reports Record Enrollments

Texas Woman’s University Reports Record Enrollments

At a time when many public universities are reporting significant declines in enrollment, Texas Woman’s University reached a record of 15,846 students this fall. This a 2 percent increase from a year ago.

Cedar Crest College to Offer Qualified Students Same Tuition They Would Pay at Flagship Public Campus in Their State

Cedar Crest College to Offer Qualified Students Same Tuition They Would Pay at Flagship Public Campus in Their State

The State Tuition Access Rate (STAR) program will offer a private liberal arts education at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, to qualified women students at the same tuition they would pay at the flagship public university in their home states.

Where Do Women's Colleges Stand in the New <em>U.S. News</em> Rankings?

Where Do Women’s Colleges Stand in the New U.S. News Rankings?

The magazine U.S. News and World Report recently issued its annual rankings of the best colleges and universities in the United States. Several women’s colleges are included in the rankings of the top 35 best liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Wellesley College Hosts Workshop Aimed at Teaching Middle Schoolers About Healthy Social Media Use

Wellesley College Hosts Workshop Aimed at Teaching Middle Schoolers About Healthy Social Media Use

Throughout the workshop, the participating students engaged in discussions on how apps are created and learned about basic coding concepts. They also contributed to the design of a research-based app Dr. Charmaraman and Dr. Delcourt are developing to teach middle school students about healthy social media use.

Texas Woman's University Launches First-of-its-Kind Graduate Certificate in Biliteracy

Texas Woman’s University Launches First-of-its-Kind Graduate Certificate in Biliteracy

Biliteracy is the ability to read and write proficiently in two languages, as opposed to bilingualism, which is the ability to fluently speak in two languages.

College Consensus Announces Its Picks for the Best Women's Colleges in the United States

College Consensus Announces Its Picks for the Best Women’s Colleges in the United States

According to the College Consensus formula, Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, is the best women’s college in the United States. Wellesley College in Massachusetts ranks second and Scripps College in Claremont, California, is third.

Meredith College Has Entered Into Partnership With the Law School of Elon University

Meredith College Has Entered Into Partnership With the Law School of Elon University

Under the agreement, women students at Meredith College will be able to earn a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in an accelerated five and a half years. Women students would spend their first three years on the Meredith College campus and then the next two and a half years on the Elon Law campus in Greensboro, North Carolina.