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How can I know if a college or university is legitimate?

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

If you’ve searched for colleges online, you’ve likely been overwhelmed with choices. So how do you know which ones are credible? The industry standard for the assessment of quality is regional accreditation. In Arkansas, that’s the Higher Learning Commission (www.ncahlc.org). Attending a college or university with this accreditation means that you can transfer your credit and that your degree is more likely to be recognized when you apply for graduate school. Read More

Posted By: Lori Walker at 1:15 PM

 
God is bigger than my plans

God is bigger than my plans

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

My story starts differently than some in the Degree Completion Program. I am still considered a traditional student. Let’s start at the beginning. I was sure that John Brown University in Siloam was where I was going to attend through most of my high school days. Yet, in my senior year, God changed Read More

Posted By: Lauren Brown at 4:10 PM

 
Alumna provides hope and healing through music

Alumna provides hope and healing through music

Friday, October 31, 2014

Beth Stockdell already had a successful career in risk management when she decided it was time to earn her bachelor’s degree. “I had college credit from five colleges, but had never finished my degree,” Stockdell said. She searched for a program that would work with her busy life and allow her Read More

Posted By: Lori Walker at 1:13 PM

 
John Brown University has inspired me to reach for ALL my dreams…..

John Brown University has inspired me to reach for ALL my dreams…..

Monday, July 7, 2014

John Brown University. The name alone speaks for itself. The original founder, John Brown, was extremely driven and motivated by his goal. That’s where we get the "Head, Heart, Hand" motto. He wanted people to focus on all of it, not just one. It took me awhile to get to JBU, but I knew from the Read More

Posted By: Keri Owens at 10:01 AM

 
Momentum Propels Degree Completion Alumni to Grad School, Professional Success

Momentum Propels Degree Completion Alumni to Grad School, Professional Success

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Life happens. Whether it’s a personal or professional opportunity or simply a shifting of priorities, many don’t get the chance to finish their bachelor’s degrees as traditional-aged students. That’s why John Brown University created the Degree Completion Program – so that working adults could use Read More

Posted By: Lori Walker at 10:22 AM

 

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