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The Uses of Ignorance – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Every unfamiliar idea is a chance to grow. Source: The Uses of Ignorance – The Chronicle of Higher Education Advertisements

New Issue of LIU Magazine Out Now

The spring issue of LIU Magazine features some great content; go “Inside the TV Writer’s Studio;” read about alumni success stories; and review the story on this year’s George Polk Awards recipients.

Congratulations Graduates!

At the Barclays Center today we celebrated the graduation from LIU of 73 of our HEOP students, and we are so proud of them!  Congratulations, all!  We look forward to discovering what awaits you as you begin the next stage, out in the world.  Once HEOP, always HEOP!

The Atlantic Cover Story: Can Starbucks Save the Middle Class? | Starbucks Newsroom

For those of you interested in what’s happening in higher education (we all should be), here is an article detailing Starbucks and Arizona State’s joint effort to offer Starbucks employees a (somewhat free) education.  Beyond this, though, the article offers fantastic insight into why students are struggling with finishing college–and it’s not what you think. […]

College for the Masses –

HEOP students generally are considered as having been marginally performing students in HS.  What this NY Times article points out is how important it is for students like those in HEOP to get the type of four-year education that an institution such as LIU provides.   A four-year degree pays off! College for the Masses […]

LIU HEOP Starts New Alumni Video Archive

Yesterday at LIU’s HEOP marked the first video diary session for standout HEOP alumni.  Ruth Guillaume (LIU ’08, BS, MS Occupational Therapy) visited and allowed us to record her HEOP story.  It was an emotional time for all as Ruth recounted how HEOP helped her to become the person she is today.  Look for this […]

Pulitzer Prizes Announced

Monday began with Mike Pride’s announcement at Columbia University of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners.  The Pulitzer Prizes have been awarded now for nearly a century, having begun in 1917.  Prizes are awarded in journalism and the arts, including literature, photography, and music; along with the George Polk Awards, the Pulitzer Prizes are among the […]

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The Arthur O. Eve HEOP English Blog at LIU Brooklyn