TITLE

Earning a Degree in a COMBAT ZONE

AUTHOR(S)
Dewan, Susan
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the benefits of the long-distance military education program being offered by Excelsior College in Albany, New York to soldiers on active-duty. According to program coordinator U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Jim Slavin, online and CD-ROM courses can keep soldiers on-target toward degree completion. Over 6,000 active-duty and reserve-component military students are pursuing degrees with Excelsior College through online or CD-ROM courses. Reduced tuition and scholarships are also given to military spouses.
ACCESSION #
31860125

 

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