Nov 302012
 
Benefits of Accelerated Courses

There has been a pretty vigorous debate about the effectiveness of courses delivered in accelerated format. (Fourteen to fifteen weeks is the historical standard length of a semester, but courses aren’t typically considered accelerated until they run in less than ten weeks.) While we know that adult students are demanding accelerated programs, many faculty members … more »

Nov 062012
 
Top 20 Courses for Senior Care

I am happy to announce that Cedar Crest College’s Nutrition and the Elderly course was named to Assisted Living Today’s Top 20 Courses for Senior Care. This course is part of our Gerontology Certificate prepares students for a career as a senior care professional. This is a profession that is already strong and as baby … more »

Oct 262012
 
Uncovering the Gem

A week doesn’t go by when a business or community leader in the Lehigh Valley doesn’t tell me, “Cedar Crest College is a hidden gem.” While I could not agree more about Cedar Crest’s status as a gem, I am continuously perplexed about why it is perceived as hidden. The College has been in existence … more »

Oct 242012
 

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Oct 222012
 

The Cedar Crest College art department will host art therapist Stephanie Wise, M.A., ATR-BC, LCAT for a presentation on the healing powers of art therapy for veterans titled, “Art Therapy and Veterans: A Creative Means to Transformational Healing.” The program, which is free to the public, will be held on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7 … more »

Oct 182012
 
SAGE Academic Advisor

I’d like to take this opportunity to officially introduce you to our new Academic Advisor in SAGE, Rebecca Getz-Keller. Rebecca will be available, by appointment, to any SAGE student who needs advising assistance or would like to discuss their academic plan. (Rebecca will coordinate all advising and academic planning efforts for current SAGE students with … more »

Oct 112012
 
Forensic Science Leadership Lecture

Joseph P. Bono, past-president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), will deliver the Cedar Crest College Forensic Science Leadership Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 11, 5:30 p.m. in Samuels Theatre. This program is free and open to the public. Bono most recently spent four years as an instructor in the Forensic and Investigative Science … more »

Oct 092012
 

Our Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) is truly one of the world’s most unique creative writing programs. If you’d like to know more about our MFA in Creative Writing program join our information webinar and hear about our summer residencies, learn about our esteemed faculty which include a poet laureate and a MacArthur Fellow, and … more »