Education Guide Fall 2009

The focus of this year's Fall Education Guide is back to school for adults

Considering career change? Take time for research
July 15, 2009
Starting a new career requires time and thorough research, advises department heads at several area schools.
Financial aid office a must stop for returning students
July 15, 2009
The decision has been made to go back to college, but now here comes the big question: How will you pay for this new, expensive endeavor?
Resources plentiful for adults making return to school
July 15, 2009
For adults going back to school for a secondary or graduate degree, awareness of the resources offered by their college is key.
Career certificate programs abundant in area
July 15, 2009
A change in careers doesn’t have to be as scary, or take as long, as one might think.
Online programs offer a good fit for professionals
July 15, 2009
Kenzlow Scott outlined a few factors to keep in mind when searching for an online program of study.
Yellow Ribbon Program to help veterans with college tuition costs
12:05 a.m., July 15, 2009 Updated 03:36 p.m.
The program is a provision to the Post 9-11 G.I. Bill.
Small Business Development Centers offer adult education for entrepreneurs
July 15, 2009
Before opening her restaurant on Lawrence’s Vermont Street, Hilary Brown found help two doors away at the Kansas University Small Business Development Center.
Community colleges offer options for adult education
July 15, 2009
From job clubs to personal interest courses to acquiring skills to attract employment continuing education divisions have plenty to offer those searching for a new career or getting back into the workforce.
MBA programs cater to working adults’ needs
July 15, 2009
With a national unemployment level at nearly 10 percent, and with no foreseeable end to the trend, some people have stopped thinking about their briefcase and started thinking about a backpack.