National First Place WINNER!

PBL: Future Business Teacher

Brook Young won first place at the 2012 national Phi Beta Lambda, Future Business Teacher competition in San Antonio, Texas. Watch her interview below to see how she balances school and family while earning her degree in business education at Weber State University.




Weber State Veteran Student featured in Salt Lake Tribune

Local student gives love a second chance

As part of their American Homecomings series, the Salt Lake Tribune just did a great piece on Jenn Comer. Jenn is an Iraq war veteran and Criminal Justice major at Weber State University who recently got married after having sworn off the institution (marriage, not Weber State). It’s a great piece about her wedding and how she’s gotten to this point in her life, but she’s been a superhero to us for a while now.

College Degree Holds Value in Recession

Your Weber State Degree is more Valuable than Ever.

Check out this story from NPR on how a college degree is holding up during the recession. Looks like a new study shows that most of the jobs creating during the recession require some kind of post-high school degree.

The article also talks about how jobs are not coming back in some sectors and how men are still trailing women when it comes to enrolling in college. The whole story is less than three minutes long, you should go listen to it.