Education

There and Back Again

Once upon a time the American Panorama Co. in Milwaukee hired a group of German artists to create an enormous work of art to depict and celebrate the Union victory in the Battle of Atlanta, an important win in the…

Creating Cyber Warriors

Cybersecurity is top of mind these days as breaches of credit card information and malicious software attacks occur with alarming frequency. Also looming are questions about the security of the upcoming presidential primaries and general election. And the coronavirus pandemic…

The Launch Pad

Of all the graduate business degrees, the master of business administration, or MBA, has long been considered the gold standard. Initially designed for individuals educated outside of business school, the MBA is a generalist degree preparing the holder to step…

Changing Lives

The 22 colleges that make up the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) provide state-of-the-art training in 600 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs along with English language skills and high school equivalency diplomas. These offerings make TCSG institutions a…

An Aura of Excellence

In 1980, Doug Hines, a Detroit native, was a freshman at Eastern Michigan University. An advanced student who had been programming professionally in several computer languages prior to starting college, he turned in his first computer programming class assignment expecting…

Why Early Reading Matters

The first thing to know about early literacy is that it is critically important; the next, that it connects to a whole lot of other conditions and challenges. But the best thing to know is that there are solutions to…

Working Smarter

Smart cities are being discussed a lot these days, and while definitions vary, the common denominator is the use of new technology to improve infrastructure services, sustainability or government efficiency. There are many different approaches to creating a smart city…

2019 Higher Education Directory

For nearly 20 years, Georgia Trend has been providing information on the state’s institutions of higher learning. The world has changed dramatically over two decades, and colleges and universities have had to change with the times, from the rise of…

Mastering the Future

A decade or so ago, students pursuing a master of business administration degree would mostly be found attending lectures and taking tests in courses that prepared them for a specific discipline, like finance or accounting. Today, the educational approach has…