Culver Military: Educating and training teens for leadership since 1894

Doug Haberland | 09/20/2010

Steeped in a heritage that dates back 116 years, Culver Military Academy is a progressive college-preparatory boarding school that uses the military model to educate and train high school boys in practical leadership. While maintaining its focus on academic, athletic, and extracurricular excellence, CMA integrates hands-on leadership with every campus endeavor. Like Culver Girls Academy, its female counterpart, CMA empowers its students with unparalleled responsibility and authority to help execute the mission of the school and develop leaders of character. While the similarities with the nation’s service academies are striking, our graduate... Read More...

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What UMT Has Done For Me
What UMT Has Done For Me

Sgt. Heddleson | 06/08/2010

UMT has helped me in more ways than I thought possible. I am in the Air Force Reserves and have a full time job with the Government as a Civil Service employee at Robins AFB. I am also married to my wonderful wife Rebecca and have a beautiful nine-year-old daughter, Brooklyn. Before UMT, I was attending a local college, Macon State University in Macon, GA, enrolled in their Pre-Engineering degree program. It was a 30-minute drive, to and from school. I loved going to class and interacting with the students and teachers but found that working full time, going to school full time, keeping my daughter on the weekends, and going to the Reserves ... Read More...

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Greenville, known as Cotton Capital of the World
Greenville, known as Cotton Capital of the World

| 06/08/2010

Only 45 minutes east of Dallas, Greenville, Texas is the perfect launching pad for fun, relaxation or a little bit of both. Visitors to the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum are inspired and uplifted by the Hall of Heroes display. Murphy fans travel from all over the world to learn more about this Hunt County native son who became America’s most decorated soldier of World War II. Exhibits include both his military career and his later stardom as a Hollywood actor. Read More...

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5 reasons why YOU should consider online education
<strong>5</strong> reasons why YOU should consider online education

Johanna Altland | 02/19/2010

With the growing popularity of distance education, online learning is rapidly becoming a convenient option for those seeking to earn a college degree, brush up on a skill-set, as well as those contemplating a career change. Currently, online students make up almost 22 percent of total students enrolled in post-secondary education nationwide.    But, you may be wondering if online education is the right choice for you. Let’s take a look at a few of the reasons why you should seriously consider earning your undergraduate or graduate degree online. Convenience & Flexibility Adult students with families and career commitments, also... Read More...

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FAQ on online college education

| 02/19/2010

What sort of programs or courses can I study online? When you are looking for online college programs, you will find a broad selection of course offerings. From Education to Tourism courses and everything in between, you can study at home through online courses. The programs that are offered are usually academic in nature and do not have any lab or field work involved. Typical examples are English language and Literature, Business, Law, Management, Computer and Mathematics courses. Read More...

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Signs of a “Military-Friendly” University
Signs of a “Military-Friendly” University

| 12/07/2009

You’ve probably heard the term “military-friendly” used over and over again while researching which college or university you should attend. A recent Google search for “military friendly universities” yielded over 1.2 million results. So, how do you narrow down the list? By understanding that “military-friendly” is more than just a slogan that any university can use, it’s what lies beneath that motto that matters most. Here are some military-friendly attributes that you should consider when deciding which institution is the right fit for you: The cost of education can vary greatly by institution and by degree program. As a service member,... Read More...

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Riley realizes results from UMT education
Riley realizes results from UMT education

Timothy M. Riley | 12/07/2009

Staff Sergeant Timothy M. Riley spent eight years, two months, and six days (not that he was counting) in the U.S. Army working as a Satellite Communications Controller and Terminal Operator. Although his initial plans did not include furthering his education through college-channels, the military’s focus on higher education helped to change Riley’s mind. Upon exiting the Army, Riley went to work for PanAmSat Corporation in January 2001 as a Satellite Controller. Within a year, due to his military experience, he rose to a shift-management position. Riley returned to school in 2004 and spent a year balancing college against the demands of ... Read More...

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