Story Categories: Academics

151118 Ken Bain 16x9
November 10, 2015
On Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. in Foundation Hall’s Manzulli Boardroom, join Ken Bain, author of “What the Best College Teachers Do” and “What the Best College Students Do,” for “Fostering [...] Keep reading →
October 22, 2015
High-impact practices (HIPs) such as learning communities, undergraduate research, service learning, and internship and field experiences are positively associated with student learning and success. Research [...] Keep reading →
Bruce Chadwick 16x9
October 5, 2015
Due to a death in the lecturer's family, the annual Kaufman Repage Lecture scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in Spiro Hall 2, has been cancelled. The lecture by historian Bruce Chadwick will [...] Keep reading →
February 10, 2015
“For years, the value of a college degree has been determined not by the most important outcomes of a college education, but by the easiest outcomes to measure, namely, job and graduate school placement [...] Keep reading →
April 7, 2014
In its assessment of the Senior Learning Community (SLC) program, the Psychology department found that students were not making as many connections between theory and practice when they were doing independent [...] Keep reading →
April 3, 2014
Wagner College’s strategic plan (approved October 2011) states in part, “We are dedicated to a model of personalized education that integrates the singular field based learning opportunities of New [...] Keep reading →
February 6, 2014
Nearly all Wagner students (94%) responding to the National Assessment of Service and Community Engagement (NASCE*) said that it is "very" or "somewhat" important that they assist those in need in their [...] Keep reading →
February 6, 2014
The GPI has six scales that measure global student learning on three dimensions: cognitive (knowing and knowledge), intrapersonal (identity and affect), and interpersonal (social responsibility and social [...] Keep reading →
August 15, 2013
"Civic engagement is the action that is taken to impact the community; civic thinking is what prepares students to participate in civic action" (Ehrlich, 2000). Promoting critical thinking and citizenship [...] Keep reading →
April 30, 2013
Our first media literacy workshop was a day full of learning, hands-on practice, experimentation, and fun. Three guests speakers, Karen Cowden, Matt Stoltzfus, and Alan Levine presented Wagner faculty [...] Keep reading →