Category Archives: Feature Stories

Feature College: Salem State University

Salem State University in Salem, Massachusetts was founded in 1854. Salem State University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., which is a non-governmental, nationally recognized organization. They have a school of art and science, a school of business, a school of education, a school of graduate studies, and a school of continuing and professional studies. Continue reading Feature College: Salem State University

Featured College: Keene State College

On the side of a pleasant road lined with little trees, there lies the sprawling campus of Keene State College, a liberal arts college located in, surprisingly enough, Keene, New Hampshire. It was originally founded in 1909 as a teacher’s college. It is a member of the University System of New Hampshire and of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. This institution’s motto is “Enter to learn; go forth to serve.” Continue reading Featured College: Keene State College

Feature College: Franklin Pierce University

Franklin Pierce University is located in rural Rindge, New Hampshire. Pierce is dedicated to teaching “an education that matters: one that achieves academic success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs.”Franklin Pierce students are being prepared to become “confident, knowledgeable individuals and leaders of conscience.” Continue reading Feature College: Franklin Pierce University

A Catholic College In The Midst Of A Secular World

The roots of education are bitter, but its fruits are sweet,” said Aristotle. Individuals who are ambitious, put effort into their work, and are truly interested in learning understand the meaning of this quote. The hard work, time, money, and every day sacrifices put into everything concerning their education is truly worth it when they come to a deeper and clearer understanding of the challenging concepts of ancient philosophers and theologians, by brilliant men of today, and most importantly of the true faith of the Catholic Church. But where is there a school that encourages its students and drives them to discover truth? Continue reading A Catholic College In The Midst Of A Secular World

Steven Demasco and His Climb to Success

Grandmaster Stephen Demasco has a PhD, a masters in psychology, and fifteen schools across the country. But he was not always this successful. He grew up in Spanish Harlem, New York. His biography states “Everyone looked alike, same torn and worn clothes.” When he went into the third grade he could not read or write like everybody else. He then started to learn kung-fu; he said he trained for twenty-five long and tedious years, practicing everyday rigorously, and he eventually became a Grandmaster after training with the senior monk at the Shaolin temple in Deng-Feng, China. Continue reading Steven Demasco and His Climb to Success

The Richmond Public Library, A Uniting Force

Behind an old-fashioned latch door, lies a whole other world brimming with stories yet to be told and lessons not yet learned. Originally built more than a hundred and sixty years ago, the building that the Richmond public library currently inhabits has been rebuilt many times. The devotion to education that first prompted its construction in 1850, though, has withstood the test of time. From being first used as a schoolhouse, over the years it has undergone numerous transformations the most recent being, in 1962, when it was finally converted into a library. Continue reading The Richmond Public Library, A Uniting Force