University of the Virgin Islands Launches New Online Division to Offer Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs
Through the newly established UVI Online Division, UVI (www.online.uvi.edu) now offers courses and programs in a 100% online format. Courses start the second Wednesday of each month and will run for 8 weeks. Degrees available online include: Associate of Science – Applied Computing Associate of Arts – Criminal Justice Associate of Science in Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology Associate of Arts – Engineering Management Technology Bachelor of Arts – Accounting Bachelor of Arts – Management ...
Thereâ€™s an App for Online College Education!
Pursuing an online education has many advantages over attending a brick and mortar school. Learning can take place almost anywhere, anytime. But thatâ€™s even more true today thanks to many schools using emerging technologies to offer content on mobile phones. Gone are the days of simply using a smartphone to make calls, send text messages to classmates or do a quick Google search. Mobile phones are quickly becoming an indispensable tool for students. Thereâ€™s even a proper name for it: Mobile Learning (ML). ML is defined...
Federal Pay Frozen in 2012
After receiving a 3.5% pay increase in 2008, a 3.9% raise in 2009 and a 2% increase in 2010, federal employees have seen their pay frozen for two years. Federal employees can still receive bonuses and get a pay increase if they earn a promotion. The House has recently voted to continue the pay freeze through 2013, saying it would save taxpayers $26 billion.Â The proposed budget put forth by President Obama last week calls for a 0.5% pay increase and 1.2% increase in retirement contributions.
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