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Presidential Pontifications

Presidential Pontifications

By Ed Devine “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela May 1, the sacred day of our profession.  It marks what some think a finish line, an end point to a quest, the culmination...
Presidential Pontifications

Presidential Pontifications

By Ed Devine White House Reach Higher Initiative – California Style Unprecedented Partnership Will Drive the Mission First Lady, Michelle Obama, created the Reach Higher Initiative to encourage every student in America to take charge of their post-secondary education...
Presidential Pontifications

Presidential Pontifications

By Ed Devine Second semester is in full swing!  As college freshmen are re-inserting themselves into their new communities, along with their seasoned friends from the Sophomore, Junior, and Senior class, we hope they find their connections and are turning...
Presidential Pontifications

Presidential Pontifications: It’s Still Rock ‘n Roll to Me

By Ed Devine Are we “Turning the Tide?”  Creating lockers full of hope and fairness?  Testing for something new?  Or just putting lipstick on a pig? Many enmeshed in the world of college admissions are rightly exclaiming “Our poor junior...
Presidential Pontifications

Presidential Pontifications

By Ed Devine Wow…the ease of summer is a distant memory. We have already completed three weeks of the fall recruitment season, and on the eve of the San Diego NACAC Conference, it seems like the treadmill never shut off. …
Presidential Pontifications

Here We Go Again – President’s Blog

As we launch into a new school year, I hope your batteries are charged and ready to engage a new class.  As college seekers begin the whirlwind that is their senior year, it is always wise to remember that this …