Monthly Archives: July 2011

Web Content Mini-Summit 2011!

Today, the BOU North content team joined forces with Brandi, writer and editor from BOU South for our inaugural “Web Content Mini-Summit 2011″. We reviewed various best practices and tips for creating great web content on our sites including blog … Continue reading

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How Online Community Colleges Can Improve Graduation Rates

While online classes, with the flexibility they allow, have made it possible for more non-traditional students to complete degree programs, Web-based colleges need to take measures to ensure courses are effective in teaching, developing and retaining students. Students aren’t off … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: US News and World Report’s Online College Rankings

Recently, I came across a blog post in which Robert Morse discussed U.S. News and World Report’s plans to introduce rankings for online colleges. U.S News will be the first to attempt to collect in depth data from all online … Continue reading

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BOU Announces 3 New Summer Hires!

As the summer heats up in Chicago, so do things at the BOU office with the addition of 3 new full-time employees! With a focus on site expansion and development Sarah Bass, Jennifer Pelaez and myself join the team to … Continue reading

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Director of Communications Addresses New Focus For Blog @ BOU

Hi All, In late May, we announced that the name for the company blog had been changed to Blog @ BOU. In the past, our blog focused on information pertaining directly to college students, such as tips for succeeding academically. … Continue reading

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