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Introducing the St. Andrews Campus President

St. Andrews University, a branch of Webber International University, today announced that Dr. Tarun Malik has been appointed Campus President effective March 1st, 2023.  Dr. Malik holds a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, a Master of Science in Hospitality Administration, and a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership.  His dissertation, College Success: First Year Seminar’s Effectiveness in Freshmen Academic and Social Integration, and Impact on Academic Achievement and Retention in a Southern Institution, addresses some of the same questions St. Andrews has been studying in recent years.  In a multi-decade

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Swimming in Sync: Josh Dixon’s Journey from University Standout to Assurance Manager

In every corner of life’s journey, we find tales that inspire and celebrate the spirit of perseverance and achievement. The narrative of Josh Dixon, a proud alumnus of St. Andrews University in Laurinburg, NC, stands as a shining beacon of such triumphs. His journey is a testament to his professional and academic accomplishments and a love story, united in marriage with a fellow university alum, Triniti.

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When First-Year Students Met Horses

An Experiential Learning Journey at St. Andrews University The Union of Academics and Equestrian Excellence When one imagines a traditional classroom, the image that usually comes to mind is a room filled with chairs, a board, and perhaps a screen. However, Dr. Wayne Freeman, a business professor at St. Andrews, took the concept of an immersive learning environment to a new level with his Sage 125 class of first-year students. Instead of sticking to the confines of a building, he took the entire class to the university’s equestrian facility to

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Improving Online Learning: MBA Professors Share Best Practices at SoTL Conference

Get ready for some exciting news from St. Andrews Dr. Wayne Freeman and Dr. Chris Hitch, two notable MBA program professors who recently presented their research at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Commons International Conference in Savannah, Georgia. Their presentation, entitled “Constructivism and Asynchronous Learning: Ten Research-Based and Field-Tested Best Practices,” was exceptionally well received by the audience. Annually conducted at Georgia Southern University’s Faculty Center, the conference provides a unique opportunity to network and learn from other scholars. Drs. Freeman and Hitch centered their presentation on the

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How to Graduate Like a Knight: A Guide to the Last Few Months of College

Throughout my time in college, I have always had the goal of graduating, completing the journey I began 4 years ago, and getting my bachelor’s degree. There have been many ups and downs throughout my college career, but now it is beginning to come to an end. There are many things that I need to prepare for. These 4 years have been preparing me with the skills and experiencing that will give me the ability to achieve my goals in life. It can get overwhelming when you think about life

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A Survival Guide For A Long-Distance College Relationship

Are you planning to attend college next fall? You might be preparing to leave your family and friends and planning to decorate your dorm which can be a little stressful. You might have a significant other, but after senior activities, graduation, and a fun-filled summer, the inevitable question comes knocking at your door. The one you have been dreading and avoiding all year. Are we going to stay together in college? For some of you, the answer might be no, which is okay and understandable. You want to embark on

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International Students – Surviving The Great College Adventure

How did you feel when you left home for America? When leaving home in the pursuit of an American soccer scholarship I felt fairly comfortable in my journey, I had been away from home before although not in a different continent. My first thoughts of arriving in America were of a film, everything looked exactly how it does in the American films and tv shows. The soccer team was the first to arrive on campus due to the preseason. I had a brief tour from the coach and settled into

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