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4 Reasons Why Teachers Are so Important

Do you know what grinds my gears? When people underestimate the importance of teachers in our society! Don’t underestimate teachers: without them, our society would collapse.  There would be no doctors to mend the sick. There would be no engineers to build infrastructure. Electricity wouldn’t exist. The internet would just be an idea. And there …

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Honors Student: Minimum GPA, Latin Honors, and more!

Prestige and excellence — these are typically the words that first come to mind whenever you hear “honors student.” But why is that? Well, for almost every educational institution in the world, an honors student translates to people who have studied harder than others to attain remarkable grades.  Students who get the ‘honors’ prefix are …

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What Is an Endowed Chair (or Professorship)?

An endowed chair (or professorship) is a faculty position that is privately funded by an endowment. Here’s how it works: the endowment is a donation that remains locked. The interest from the grant gives the school money to operate on, ensuring sustainable financial support. The endowment usually covers the professor’s salary, research, travel stipends, and …

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