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To show support and gratitude for health care workers, first responders, and other essential workers keeping communities safe during the COVID-19 emergency. Old Dominion University is illuminating its Education Building blue during May, as part of the national #LightItBlue campaign. Photo Chuck Thomas/ODU

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Give the Gift of Licensure

Too often our students are delayed or stopped from advancing in their programs simply because they cannot afford the licensure test fees. These costs create financial barriers that disproportionately affect our first-generation college students, students of color, and students receiving financial aid. (More)

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Finland Study Abroad

ODU HIED visits Finland

Students and faculty in HIED 744/844: Global Higher Education Systems visited educational leaders and institutions in Finland. Travelling to Helsinki, Jyvaskyla & Tampere, the class made presentations at a comparative higher education conference, met with internationalization and strategic planning experts, as well as had some good fun. Thank you to Dr.s Mathies and Smithers who led the group. Ask us about next year's study abroad! (More)

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