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Nursing exam topnotcher: ‘When you dream, dream big’

By Nestor Corrales via INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—A graduate of the New Era University who topped the 2013 nurse licensure examination is sharing this formula for success: “When you dream, dream big.” Kristine Joie Azarcon Danan, fulfilled this promise last Wednesday by topping the 2013 nurse licensure examinations, besting 35, Read more »

Sheila Coronel named Academic Dean at Columbia Journalism School

New York, NY, January 21, 2014 —Dean Steve Coll announced today that Sheila Coronel will become Dean of Academic Affairs at Columbia Journalism School, succeeding Bill Grueskin, who has served in the position since 2008. Coronel will assume the role on July 1, 2014. “Sheila is a superb journalist, Read more »

PHL universities begin shift to international school calendar

By Howie Severino/GMA News – Philippine universities will no longer be out of step with the rest of the world. Adamson University will begin the next school year this August, with other Philippine colleges and universities expected to follow suit in moving their academic calendar by 2015, in order Read more »

Philippine School of Business Administration shutting down

By Jeannette I. Andrade/Philippine Daily Inquirer – A business college in Quezon City is shutting down next month due to financial losses and its students may transfer to a sister campus in Manila, according to an announcement made earlier this week by its top officials. However, the lawyer heading the Read more »

Top PH universities slip in world rankings

By Dona Z. Pazzibugan/Philippine Daily Inquirer – Philippines—The country’s leading universities remain highly regarded in international academic circles, but most of them slipped in the latest ranking of the world’s top 800 universities by the ratings firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The University of the Philippines, Ateneo de Manila University Read more »

Philippine schools go Google

By Tam Noda/philstar.com – Several universities and colleges nationwide have started to implement the Google Apps for Education, a computing solution for management systems. A total of 13 schools comprising of almost 300,000 faculty, students, staff and alumni are now using the Google solution. The Google Apps for Education Read more »