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Hands-on job experience gained through summer internships

  Summer may be a time of relaxation, but not for everyone. Some students worked all summer at internships ranging from wildlife rehabilitation to radio station work. Internships are not only good for credits; they also help students gain experience to help them qualify for  jobs after graduation. According to Susie Thomas, director of university [...]

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Changes and additions made to popular programs

Three new theology majors and several changes to business and nursing programs were put into place this year in hopes of accommodating and encouraging growth in these fields. Department of Business Two minors were added in the department of business. An international business minor will be put into place. This minor involves spending a summer [...]

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Pioneer Focus: De’Marco Donaldson

  This year, we’re putting a new spin on an old favorite: the popular Pioneer Focus is now a video series! PEDIGREE: This week’s Pioneer Focus goes to senior football player De’Marco Donaldson. Donaldson recently got elected to the Division 2 Preseason All-American Team. Get to know the defensive back from Michigan… Emily Cowen is the video editor [...]

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BLOG: Returning editor looks forward to growth and change

  It is almost unbelievable that this time last year, I was just learning the responsibilities of working as editor-in-chief for The Aviso. The last editor, Sam Shaffer, had just handed down the reins. And now it has been a full year, my second year on staff, and I have another year as editor-in-chief to look forward [...]

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BLOG: Our time here is valuable and precious

  On your mark, get set and go! My imaginary starting gun goes off like it does in a race and I speed through my day as if I were racing in the national championship meet. If you have ever seen me on campus, you will know exactly what I am talking about. I speed [...]

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Summer jobs provide important career experience

  Many people think that getting a summer job is fast and easy, but the reality is, it can be a long and meticulous process. Patty Little, director of the Center for Student Success, highly recommends going to the Malone website and finding the link to College Central Network under the Career Development Services. This [...]

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Civic engagement floors intend to pursue community involvement

  Do you remember your recent trip to Muggswigz for coffee? Or that time you picked up a piece of paper lying on the ground? Those were both instances when you participated in “civic engagement.” “Civic engagement is anything that serves the greater good of the community,” said Ryan Palmer, resident director of Haviland Hall. [...]

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Q&A with assistant professor of biblical studies TC Ham

  TC Ham is the newest addition to the theology department.  To learn more about the new assistant professor of biblical studies, we sat down to learn more about his travels and what he will be doing this summer. Aviso: Where did you grow up? Ham: I grew up all over! I spent my first [...]

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WATCH: Hub Gallery features student art

  Artwork from many student artists and photographers is currently on display at The Hub Gallery in downtown Canton. Come out and support the mission of integrating students into the community.  Emily Cowen is the video editor for The Aviso AVW.

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BLOG: Learning and growth comes for Aviso staff member

  If someone told me in high school that I would be writing for my college student newspaper, I don’t think I would have believed them.   Not because it didn’t interest me, but because I didn’t feel like I had enough experience to write at that level. There were roughly 40 people in my graduating [...]

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