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Jul 05

The Myth of the College Dropout

By Gateway Gazette

By Jonathan Wai, Research Scientist, Duke University and Heiner Rindermann, Professor of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Chemnitz University of Technology   When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was asked to give this year’s commencement address at Harvard, he asked for advice from Bill Gates. Zuckerberg said, “They know we didn’t actually graduate, right?” To which Gates replied, “Oh, that is the […]

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Jul 04

96 per cent of Indigenous students who receive funding from Indspire Graduate with Post Secondary Degrees/Diplomas and 53 per cent go on to Pursue Post-grad Degrees

By Gateway Gazette

Charity calls on Canadians to mark Canada 150 + and support Indigenous students Private donor and government to match donations up to $150,000 SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER, ON /CNW/ – Indigenous students given financial support for post secondary education have a 96 per cent graduation rate and 53 per cent go on to pursue a […]

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Jul 03

Dear Students, What You Post Can Wreck Your Life

By Gateway Gazette

By Thao Nelson, Lecturer, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University Dear Student, Harvard recently rescinded admission offers for some incoming freshmen who participated in a private Facebook group sharing offensive memes. The incident has sparked a lot of discussion: Was Harvard’s decision justified? What about the First Amendment? Do young people know the dangers of social media? […]

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Jul 02

Big Funding For Environmental Youth Corps. Results in 600 Jobs Created to Support Growing Labour Need in Environment Sector

By Gateway Gazette

CALGARY /CNW/ – ECO Canada’s Environmental Youth Corps Internship Program (EYC) received its largest funding top-up in over 20 years. The program was awarded $7.1M in 2016, resulting in the fulfillment or creation of over 600 environmentally focused career opportunities for new graduates and corporations. Funded through Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Science Horizons Program, EYC […]

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Jul 01

Canadian Graduates Could Benefit From a Positive Grad-itude

By Gateway Gazette

TD survey finds recent working post-secondary graduates are anxious or overwhelmed about living with their new financial reality TORONTO /CNW/ – Graduation is an exciting time but it can also bring high financial expectations that don’t always match reality. A competitive job market, lower-than-anticipated income and higher-than-expected costs are just some of the realities facing post-secondary graduates, […]

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Jun 30

For Tech Grads: Gaming May Be Time Well Spent

By Gateway Gazette

Survey Suggests Canadian CIOs May Appreciate Non-Tech Backgrounds TORONTO /CNW/ – Who says playing video games is a waste of time? CIOs polled recently by staffing firm Robert Half Technology cited a number of interests that increase an entry-level IT job seeker’s appeal, including website development (72 per cent), participation in hackathons (46 per cent), and video […]

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Jun 29

Burning Questions Facing The Class Of 2017

By Gateway Gazette

Not Meeting All Job Requirements, Negotiation, Rejection Among Top Concerns; Recruiting Expert Gives Tips MENLO PARK, Calif. /CNW/ — With graduation season upon us, members of the Class of 2017 are planning their entry into professional careers. Many resources exist to help new grads craft a resume or prepare for an interview, but not all questions have […]

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Jun 27

Town of Turner Valley Congratulates Grads

By Gateway Gazette

​Congratulations 2017 graduates!Congratulations on your outstanding achievement and best wishes for continued rewards and success.Good luck in all your future endeavours.Town of Turner Valley and CouncilYour education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead. ~ Nora Ephron      

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