Apply now to Birmingham-Southern College’s summer Data Science Program. New deadline: Apr. 9

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BSC graduate Roger Wang in class. Photo via BSC

If you’re an undergrad student or a local professional interested in uplevelling your skills in a big way, you need to know about Birmingham-Southern College (BSC)’s new Accelerated Data Science Program: Summer 2021. One of the only programs of its kind in the country, it will set you up with coveted skills and a bright future. BSC has extended the application deadline to April 9.

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Smoked ‘Ham? Unlike some, Birmingham universities aren’t buying a blanket ban on tobacco use

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The Briary, considered one of America’s best tobacconists and located in Homewood – via cityvoter.com

Tobacco products are bad for you.  In many cases, they’re bad for people around you.  But until relatively recently, few universities actually taken steps to do something about tobacco use among their communities.  In Philadelphia, for example, four universities have begun a process to ban any tobacco products from their campuses.   Continue reading “Smoked ‘Ham? Unlike some, Birmingham universities aren’t buying a blanket ban on tobacco use”

No, really: Birmingham-Southern announces a massive tuition reduction

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Have you ever seen a more professional looking photoshop? Totally not – via James Ozment, bsc.edu, and msn.com

College tuition makes people angry.  Take a look at a graph of tuition prices over time, and it’s easy to see why!  Birmingham-Southern College takes a stand against tuition inflation, announcing a drastic published price reduction today.

Full disclosure, I study at BSC right now, it’s how I got this heads-up!

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14 classes in Birmingham you can totally get college credit for

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Check out these 14 classes (and some honorable mentions) you can get college credit for in the Birmingham area. A few really made me consider going back to school just for fun…

I tried really hard to find interesting classes in accounting and finance… Sorry, guys. Impossible.

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