By Cathleen Raffaeli, CEO & Chairman of the Board Brookline College. I’m sharing my personal story today to stand in solidarity with George Floyd and the countless others who have felt the anguish of police exerting excessive force. My white, often-misguided upper middle-class son was shot by police, in his bedroom at his father’s condo,…

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During these pandemic days, education as we once knew it has changed. Schools are closed, but resilience, innovation and modification keep the learning going. Many schools offer online learning, and some offer remote learning. Wait … isn’t that the same thing? What’s the difference between online and remote learning? Online learning usually is a course…

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Brookline’ College’s motto of “small school, big future” takes center stage in what Mandie Benavidez and Elise Alva, Co-directors of Student Outcomes, do every day in the Career Services department.    “We’ve really looked at the career and the student as a whole and where can they take that,” says Benavidez. Benavidez and Alva—along with…

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The change to online or E-learning came suddenly and quickly. Many professors and teachers had to switch their curriculum to fit an online learning style. Some may think it is as simple as setting up the course, opening up a Zoom account and expecting your students to show up to the online lecture. However, to…

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No one can argue that COVID-19 has changed life as we know it. It’s brought out the best in some of our best people: the healthcare workers struggling to treat those who have contracted the virus. It has changed them, too, in many ways. Peter Liets is one of those frontline nurses who knows all…

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Brookline College is not letting COVID-19 prevent them from educating their students. In just two weeks, the college—with campuses in Arizona and New Mexico—has gone completely online with all of their training, which includes several nursing and healthcare programs. Brookline College is not letting COVID-19 prevent them from educating their students. In just two weeks,…

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With so many changes happening suddenly, many schools and colleges had to implement online learning for their students and instructors. Although it has not been a problem for some, others have had to take the time to get used to this new “normal”.  Ultimately, everyone learns in their own way, but there are always some…

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