Mary McCarthy's "The Group" - How Those 8 Graduates of a Woman's College Might Have Aged

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" It chronicled how 8 graduates of an all-woman's college navigated life post graduation. " It would track the emotional, social, and work lives of graduates of all-women colleges as they aged.

Mary McCarthy's "The Group" - When Graduates of Women's Colleges Get Old

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" It chronicled eight graduates of an elite all-women's college. That was the year we young women entered Seton Hill in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. In 1963, Mary McCarthy shocked the literary world with her novel "The Group."

Underemployed College Graduates' Majors - Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts, English Lit Top List

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

No shock to those of us who are out here hustling for work, PayScale reports that among the top majors for underemployed college graduates are Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts and English Literature.

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That College Bubble - I Heard the Hiss in Greensburg, Pennsylvania (Seton Hill, U of PItt at Greensburg)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Greensburg, Pennsylvania has a population of 14,892, according to the 2010 census. Yes, this weekend in Greensburg, where I had attended and graduated from Seton Hill  in the 1960s, I had heard the education bubble release a hissing sound.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 6, 2013: Pennsylvania is a national poster child for why charter schools need better oversight

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Education Voters of Pennsylvania September 5, 2013 The legislature returns to Harrisburg on Monday September 23rd. Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools Executive Director Joe Bard said that across the state other schools are feeling the same fiscal pain as Philly. "We Lloyd Smucker will take another crack at reforming the charter school system in Pennsylvania - a task that has proven difficult in past years.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 3, 2013: “Philadelphia, Mississippi: 1963 Black children not allowed in libraries -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: 2013 No school libraries”

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 3, 2013 : “ Philadelphia , Mississippi : 1963 Black children not allowed in libraries “ Philadelphia , Pennsylvania : 2013 No school libraries” Pennsylvanians Want a School Funding Formula Sign up to join us in Harrisburg on September 23 rd ! Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 2, 2013 : Trombetta & Assocs.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

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link] Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013 : Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case [link] Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report Yinzercation Blog September 8, 2013 The PA Department of Education just distributed the results of last year’s PSSA testing. Those are the high-stakes tests that Pennsylvania students start taking in the 3rd grade.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 23, 2013: With lawmakers returning, it's time to stand up for public education

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Pennsylvania ’s public school children are paying a heavy price for the failure of Governor Corbett and our state legislature to perform the ONLY service mandated by the Pennsylvania Constitution, which clearly states, “The General Assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education to serve the needs of the Commonwealth.” Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale says the problem is not limited to him. “It’s

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 19, 2013: Ravitch and Rhee: Two Near-Opposite Views for Fixing Philadelphia Schools

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Education Week Teacher in a Strange Land Blog By Nancy Flanagan on September 17, 2013 2:10 PM As facilitator of an online graduate course in teacher leadership, I strongly recommend that participants read lots of education policy blogs, across a range of political convictions. There are a host of reasons for this situation, including a more than $1 billion budget cut to Pennsylvania public education orchestrated by Gov. link] Pennsylvania to release schools'' test results Sept.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013: Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case

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Williams Thursday, 05 September 2013 16:47 While the Philadelphia School District grapples with its mandated funding of charter schools in the city as part of its overall financial strategy, State Auditor General Eugene DePasuale has called on the Pennsylvania Department of Education to recoup nearly $2 million in improper lease reimbursements to seven charter schools throughout the commonwealth. Embarrassingly, the Ohio charters had a lower graduation rate.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 17, 2013: “Anyone want to see the “crisis in American education”? Come see how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is denying a thorough and efficient education to the children of Pittsburgh.”

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 17, 2013 : “Anyone want to see the “crisis in American education”? Come see how the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is denying a thorough and efficient education to the children of Pittsburgh.” She said high school graduation rates are at an all-time high, high school dropouts are at an all-time low and test scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress are at their highest point.”

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 13, 2013: Forbes: Charter School Gravy Train Runs Express To Fat City (using “other people’s money”)

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Read more at [link] PDE: State Board of Education Approves New Academic Standards and Revised High School Graduation Requirements PDE Press Release September 12, 2013 Harrisburg – The State Board of Education today approved revised regulations to update the state’s academic standards and high school graduation requirements. With them comes an equally controversial statewide graduation-testing requirement. Pennsylvania is one of three states that do not have one,” he said.”

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 21, 2013: School Funding Formula Press Event on Monday 9/23 at 11:30 am Capitol Rotunda

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Parkland , Southern Lehigh and Northwestern Lehigh school district representatives plan to join advocates from across Pennsylvania during a news conference at the Capitol Rotunda, organizers said. Some of Pennsylvania ''s districts are deeply stressed and lack the resources they should have to help students.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 5, 2013: School Funding shouldn't depend upon how powerful your legislator is – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. 23rd

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 5, 2013 : School Funding shouldn''t depend upon how powerful your legislator is – Join us in Harrisburg Sept. million surprise but cash-strapped Columbia doesn''t get a dime Lancaster Online By JEFF HAWKES Staff Writer Originally Published Jul 21, 2013 06:00 Twenty-one of Pennsylvania ''s 500 school districts got a nice surprise in the state''s new budget: extra cash for these tough times.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013: Teaching? Piece of cake. Everybody knows you can pick that up in just five weeks….

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 11, 2013 : Teaching? If you agree please consider signing this petition to Carolyn Dumaresq, Acting Secretary for Education, The Pennsylvania State House, The Pennsylvania State Senate, and Governor Tom Corbett, which says: "The Pennsylvania legislature must adopt a fair education funding formula AND provide the funding investments needed to ensure that every student has an opportunity to learn."

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 12, 2013: State Board of Education set to vote on revised set of Common Core standards

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If you agree please consider signing this petition to Carolyn Dumaresq, Acting Secretary for Education, The Pennsylvania State House, The Pennsylvania State Senate, and Governor Tom Corbett, which says: "The Pennsylvania legislature must adopt a fair education funding formula AND provide the funding investments needed to ensure that every student has an opportunity to learn."

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013: Supt. Hite: “We cannot allow the city, the state, the School District, or anybody else to think that this is normal”

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 10, 2013 : Supt. Pennsylvania ''s potential interest-rate swap ban is generating testimony conveying both views during a state Senate Local Government Committee hearing Monday. 5 – House Democratic Policy Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today the committee will hold a hearing about Pennsylvania’s public education and funding cuts from 2 p.m.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013: Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students?

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 8, 2013 : Where’s the accountability for state and local elected officials responsible for providing a constitutionally mandated “thorough and efficient” education for 134,000 Philly students? public sector WHYY Newsworks By Mary Wilson, @marywilson September 8, 2013 Interest rate swaps are going under the microscope at an upcoming Pennsylvania Senate hearing.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013: Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. "Gov. Corbett's main focus is to ensure that students in the district have access to the best education possible," said Timothy Eller, a spokesman for the state Education Department.

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 18, 2013 : Pew Poll: With education cuts Philly is eating its own young. She currently serves as chair for the Pennsylvania State Conference of NAACP Branches. Tom Corbett’s appointed state Board of Education, led by acting Secretary of Education Carolyn Dumaresq and board Chairman Larry Wittig, voted to effectively wipe out the futures of 60 percent of the Pennsylvania’s public school children.

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Useful Career Advice for Would-be Presentation Designers

Presentation Guru

She works as a Visualization Consultant for BrightCarbon now, but is a graduate from the University of Pennsylvania. Amy Singh has previously written for us outlining 5 Easy Visualization Tips for More Effective Presentations.

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Roman Catholicism Brand - Bad to Have on Resume

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At risk is the marketability of those who graduated from those institutions or who worked at them.    Even before the latest wave of scandals - that is, the Pennsylvania one - as a communications pro I recommended Roman Catholic institutions rebrand themselves as faith-based.

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Suicide - iGen Didn't Invent It

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Soon after the Class of 1963 graduated Snyder High School, Jersey City, New Jersey, one of our former classmates hung himself in his dorm at a Manhattan university. Soon after graduation in 1967, my best friend was hospitalized for a serious attempt.

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The Law Professor, The Racist Remarks, The Slap on the Wrist

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The only punishment Amy Wax will receive is no longer being allowed to teach 1L courses at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. In an interview with Glenn Lowry, Wax claimed that African-American students don't graduate at the top of the law school's class.

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Simon Newman - Loses battle of careerism v. liberal arts/Catholic values

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

His vision for the small liberal arts Roman Catholic institution of higher learning was that students graduate with marketable degrees. The tipping point in the beginning of the end was his mandate to faculty that they submit the names of freshman who might not make it to graduation.

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Seton Hill University Fatal Bus Crash: For Whom The Bell Tolls

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Seton Hill University (Greensburg, Pennsylvania) Lacrosse team was traveling to a game this morning on a bus via the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  The sadness felt in the university community of Seton Hill extends to all us graduates

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It Was a Different Time - When Professors Could "Hit" on Young Females

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  At my alma mater - Seton Hill , Greensburg, Pennsylvania - back in another era, the college chaplain Roman Catholic priest Christopher Fullman married the president of the student body Sally Conroy. After Conroy graduated and Fullman left the priesthood they tied the knot.

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The Secret Sauce of Successful Commencement Speakers

Duarte Blog

Matt Damon set this year’s standard for self-deprecating jokes in his commencement address at MIT , making fun of his second “fake graduation” from college and reading aloud a terrible review of Good Will Hunting. It’s that season again.

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Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA - Perfect Timing for Re-Branding

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Sooner than later, the dog fight will come to Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. The ROI for liberal arts graduates when they graduate in terms of earnings for the first five years is lousy.

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Interview: Jack Sramek - Land Banker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. Remembering his parentsrsquo; experience as owners of a 50 acre farm near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which they sold at retirement for 100 times more than they had initially paid for it, he began a career in Land Banking.

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One-Fifith of College Students Considered Suicide - How We Can Help Them

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  At all women's Roman Catholic Seton Hill , Greensburg, Pennsylvania, essentially we were saddled with out-of-date values. Those, ranging from respect for authority to the passive role of women, weren't going to change until a few years after we graduated.

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Autism - The 20% Who Do Work & Are in the Wrong Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In high school, college and graduate school, they were puzzling. Vividly, I recall blurting to an acquaintance at Seton Hill College , Greensburg, Pennsylvania, that my mother had just cut me off financially.

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Universities (e.g. Seton Hill, Greensburg, PA) - Transform Your Alumni Communications into Profit Center

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

They could do that by incorporating in their alumni communications juicy gossip about feuds associated with their graduates. My undergraduate alma mater - Seton Hill , Greensburg, Pennsylvania - produces and distributes alumni publication Forward. Right now, it's free to graduates.

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The Science of Genius - That's What Nancy Andreasen Studies, Not Link Between Creativity and Mental Illness

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

When I was in college at Seton Hill , Greensburg, Pennsylvania, Sister Maurice of the Psychology Department had the majors study me. When I was in graduate school at the University of Michigan members of the Psychology Department also studied me.

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Post-PA Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal. - Branding of All Roman Catholic Institutions In-Play

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That probably includes Seton Hill University , based in one of the six dioceses - Greensburg - cited in the massive Pennsylvania clergy sex abuse scandal. The odds are that shade has been thrown on all Roman Catholic institutions around the world.

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The Inevitable Blow-Up of Mentor Relationship & Other Tragedies

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Recently, needing a bit of inspiration for client marketing communications content, I headed from Austintown, Ohio for the two hour drive to Greensburg, Pennsylvania. Then stay in touch forever after graduation.

2017 52

Interview: Jack Sramek - Land Banker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. Remembering his parentsrsquo; experience as owners of a 50 acre farm near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which they sold at retirement for 100 times more than they had initially paid for it, he began a career in Land Banking.

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Interview: Jack Sramek - Land Banker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. Jack Sramek is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a former Marine Corps Fighter Pilot. Remembering his parentsrsquo; experience as owners of a 50 acre farm near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which they sold at retirement for 100 times more than they had initially paid for it, he began a career in Land Banking.

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The Secret Sauce of Successful Commencement Speakers

Duarte Blog

Matt Damon set this year’s standard for self-deprecating jokes in his commencement address at MIT , making fun of his second “fake graduation” from college and reading aloud a terrible review of Good Will Hunting. In sharing her own experiences, she told the graduates what she had learned over the last year: “The easy days ahead of you will be easy. Director Spike Lee encouraged the graduates of Johns Hopkins to “wake up” to the injustices and inequalities of the world they live in.

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Online Education: Writers, forget trying to pick up a few bucks as adjunct professor

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Therefore, graduate programs in the humanities will be deep-sixed since they primarily create future professors.   My alma mater Seton Hill, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, where I majored in English, is perfect as a retirement village. 

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"The Group" w/o Self-hate, Insecurity, Disappointment: Class of '67

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  We are the Class of 1967 from Seton Hill  in rural western Pennsylvania.  For too long after graduation, we clung to each other compulsively and watched with envy how Mary Richards threw her hat in the air and sensed that it was all going to be just fine.

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Donald Trump & Extreme Power - He's the Man with the Jobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That went on until I received my BA and went on to graduate school in Michigan. At the time my work and life was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Donald Trump is an archetype: The Man with The Jobs. Add The Woman to that in the 21st century.).

2017 52

Flashing (Irrelevant) Credentials - Bad for Your Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The chaplain at my Roman Catholic college, Seton Hill in Pennsylvania, left the priesthood. After talking casually with this neighbor for about two years, I found out she had matriculated and actually managed to graduate from an  ivy.

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Seton Hill U, Greensburg, PA - Gets interim president, finally

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's not a surprise that my alma mater Seton Hill University , Greensburg, Pennsylvania has yet to find a new president.  Could that be held against a graduate?

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